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Preservation of Electronic Information

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ISBN: 9788182054301    Publisher: Isha Books Year of publishing: 2007     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 316        Language: English
Description About The Author:- Dr. R.C.Ganguly, a well-known librarian and information scientist, has about fifteen years of experience in the field of library and information services. His areas of special...Read more
Description About The Author:- Dr. R.C.Ganguly, a well-known librarian and information scientist, has about fifteen years of experience in the field of library and information services. His areas of special interest include digital cataloguing, digital information preservation, online library services, etc. He is also interested in social and industrial impacts of digital technologies. An advocate of information technology revolution, he has written profusely on subjects of digital technologies, web-based library services, e-journal archiving and intellectual property issues. Dr. Ganguly is a lifetime member in the administrative boards of several professional information services. He has participated in national as well as international conferences / seminars on library and information science and has presented more than fifteen research papers. He has been honoured for his significant contributions to library information services in India and abroad.Contents:- Preface ? Introduction ? Information Highways and Services ? Library Materials Preservation ? User Services ? Metadata Resources ? Information Archival ? role of Internet in digital Preservation ? Digital Libraries and World Wide Web ? network Information ? Information Handling ? Digital heritage and Preservation ? Bibliography ? IndexAbout The Book:- Electronic Media, Through Undoubtedly The Most Preferred Form Of Collecting Information Today, Presents Numerous Challenges Which Hardly Show Any Signs Of Relenting. Outdated Word Processor Files, Old Database Formats And Technology Which Renders Itself Redundant After Every 18 Months, Has Meant That Information Which Is Stored Digitally Is Being Lost Rapidly Due To A Confluence' Of The Above Mentioned Factors. The Present Book Explores At Length The Various Upheavals And Changes In The Use Of Libraries As They Move From Print To Electronic And Digital Matter, And How Their Preservation In This Manner Presents Daunting Challenges. Earlier, Print Preservation Used To Be A Problem Due To The Damage Caused To Books Because Of Age, And Now The Challenge Is That Of Preserving Digital Information. The Present Book Expounds, In An Erudite Manner, The Trends, Techniques And Devices That Are In Place To Handle The Situation, And Detailed Critical Insights Into The Future Of This Arena Have Also Been Include. With Its Comprehensive Content, The Book Should Prove To Be And Enlightening One For Students And Faculty Working In Libraries., About The Author:- Dr. R.C.Ganguly, A Well-Known Librarian And Information Scientist, Has About Fifteen Years Of Experience In The Field Of Library And Information Services. His Areas Of Special Interest Include Digital Cataloguing, Digital Information Preservation, Online Library Services, Etc. He Is Also Interested In Social And Industrial Impacts Of Digital Technologies. An Advocate Of Information Technology Revolution, He Has Written Profusely On Subjects Of Digital Technologies, Web-Based Library Services, E-Journal Archiving And Intellectual Property Issues. Dr. Ganguly Is A Lifetime Member In The Administrative Boards Of Several Professional Information Services. He Has Participated In National As Well As International Conferences / Seminars On Library And Information Science And Has Presented More Than Fifteen Research Papers. He Has Been Honoured For His Significant Contributions To Library Information Services In India And Abroad., Content:- Preface ? Introduction ? Information Highways And Services ? Library Materials Preservation ? User Services ? Metadata Resources ? Information Archival ? Role Of Internet In Digital Preservation ? Digital Libraries And World Wide Web ? Network Information ? Information Handling ? Digital Heritage And Preservation ? Bibliography ? Index
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