Wielkopolska Digital Library -- project: cooperation of regional libraries in creation and management of digital resources

  • Bajer J
  • Ganińska H
  • Ober K
  • et al.
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The concept of a regional digital library: project authors, aims, principles and basic functions. Digital library as an organizational and technological platform. Participants of the project: Wielkopolska libraries: academic, other scientific libraries, public libraries and invited cultural institutions. Resources of digital library - four basic collections and their size: 1) scientific-didactic library - a collection of basic course books and lecture texts for students and pupils; 2) cultural heritage library - a collection including the most precious pieces of writing of wide cultural meaning, including regional (special collections: manuscripts, cartographical collections, Polish historical documents, free masons' collections, Jewish texts, history of technology works, etc.); 3) documents of social life library - a collection of leaflets, posters, bills, exhibition and fair catalogues, especially from the Wielkopolska region in its historical boundaries; 4) musical requisites - scanned copies of scores, in the future mainly of composers from Wielkopolska. The application of dLibra software for building Wielkopolska Digital Library. Background and basic software functions, XML format. dLibra: a tool designed for managing mutlimedia collections in the digital library, metadata and digital objects. dLibra as a tool used to circulate the stored resources of the library. dLibra: support of the whole publication processing (author and editor works, introduction of an item into the Internet, etc.) Resource management: combining digital versions of library resources with catalogues of the automated library system Horizon; searching digital resources of Wielkopolska libraries using a distributed catalogue. Perspectives - an agreement between regions: Wielkopolska (Poznań), Malopolska (Cracow), Kujawsko-Pomorski region (Torun) and Pomorski (Gdansk). Range of agreement: creating digital resources, combining digital versions of regional library resources with their catalogues (Horizon, Virtua), coordination and management of searching. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR] Copyright of IATUL Annual Conference Proceedings is the property of IATUL Board and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)

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Bajer, J., Ganińska, H., Ober, K., & Pomianowicz, J. (2004). Wielkopolska Digital Library -- project: cooperation of regional libraries in creation and management of digital resources. IATUL Annual Conference Proceedings, 14, 1. Retrieved from http://content.ebscohost.com/ContentServer.asp?T=P&P=AN&K=15354148&S=R&D=lxh&EbscoContent=dGJyMNXb4kSeqLY4y9fwOLCmr0qep7BSsKe4SLGWxWXS&ContentCustomer=dGJyMPGttUu2p65OuePfgeyx44Dt6fIA

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