Tag: digital libraries

ICADL, the 14th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries

With the advent of the Internet, the past decades have seen a burgeoning of digital libraries. Researchers, scholars, and professionals have come to recognize the importance of digital libraries and the convenience they might bring to the society. As resource sharing becomes common, the focus of digital libraries has been shifted from the needs of the academics to major issues that involve both the general public and professionals of diverse disciplines. Continue reading


JCDL 2013, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term “digital libraries”, including (but not limited to) new forms … Continue reading


JCDL 2012, Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

The 2012 edition of this prestigious Conference was held June 10-14 in Washington, DC, hosted by The George Washington University, and it was as usual a very valuable international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, organizational, and … Continue reading


Perseus Digital Library for Humanities, and more

Perseus Digital Library Project offers to students and researchers access and tools for a wide range of digitized contents related to Greek and Roman literature, history and archaeology. It is a best practice example of digital tools enhancing knowledge and culture, helping education and research. Continue reading


Preserving the web evolution: AUSTRALIA’S PANDORA

There are zillions of websites, and they are constantly changing and even disappearing. Often they contain information that is only available online, therefore it is swiftly rising to the world’s attention a relevant matter about the potential loss of information.
Australia’s solution is called PANDORA. Continue reading


Advanced Digital Preservation

As digital information is becoming more ubiquitous and indispensable and at the same time extremely fragile, there is the need to provide tools and techniques for secure, reliable and cost-effective preservation of digitally encoded information for the indefinite future. Continue reading