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Title Libraries, the Internet, and scholarship : tools and trends converging / edited by Charles F. Thomas.
Imprint New York : Marcel Dekker, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 217 pages)
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Subject Libraries -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources.
Libraries and scholars.
Digital libraries.
Research libraries.
Internet in higher education.
Communication in learning and scholarship.
Libraries and the Internet.
Contents Preface; Contents; Contributors; Libraries and Digital Preservation: Who Is Providing Electronic Access for Tomorrow?; The Internet, Scholarly Communication, and Collaborative Research; From Virtual Libraries to Digital Libraries: The Role of Digital Libraries in Information Communities; Integrating Metadata Frameworks into Library Description; Technology's Impact on Research and Publication in the Natural Sciences; Electronic Text Encoding in the Humanities; Visual Resources Collections and Technology; An Introduction to Geographic Information Systems.
Summary This title analyzes contemporary trends and tools that affect how information is created, stored, discovered and used in a progressive technological environment. It presents a framework for librarians to provide an efficient community of learning for their evolving clientele.
Other Author Thomas, Charles Franklin, 1967-
Other Title Print version: Libraries, the Internet, and scholarship. New York : Marcel Dekker, 2002 9780824707729