Digital libraries: definitions, issues and challenges

G. Cleveland and Dataflow, I. F. L. A. Universal, Digital libraries: definitions, issues and challenges. IFLA, Universal dataflow and telecommunications core programme, 1998.

The idea of easy, finger-tip access to information— what we conceptualize as digital libraries today— began with Vannenar Bush’s Memex machine (Bush, 1945) and has continued to evolve with each advance in information technology. With the arrival of computers, the concept centered on large bibliographic databases, the now familiar online retrieval and public access systems that are part of any contemporary library.

เอกสารประกอบรายวิชา ทฤษฎีขั้นสูงสำหรับสารสนเทศศึกษา: Advanced Theories for Information Studies Ph.D. Program in Information Studies