Publisher description for Becoming a digital library / edited by Susan J. Barnes.

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This excellent reference traces the construction and maintenance of the digital collections and services that have been available day in and day out to users worldwide for more than a decade. It examines applicable guidelines for any library looking to build and manage systems, conduct and evaluate projects, and scout new directions for mainstreaming and hybridizing the building of a digital library. Including contributions from seasoned experts in specializations such as staffing, collection development, and technology project management for digital libraries, Becoming a Digital Library discusses the techniques for finding and training the right people to build a digital library.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Albert R. Mann Library.
Digital libraries -- Administration -- Case studies.
Academic libraries -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.
Digital libraries -- New York (State) -- Ithaca.