Open Source Digital Library Software: A Literature Review

Proceedings of the National Seminar on 'Preservation and Conservation of Information Resources in Knowledge Society: Issues, Challenges and Trends', pp. 238-258, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, March 3-4, 2009

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Hanadashisha Warr

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Dr. P. Hangsing

North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) - Department of Library and Information Science

Date Written: 2009

Abstract

Digital Library initiatives are gaining momentum and many open source digital library software emerged. These developments necessitate universal standard for digital library software. Conforming the software to universal standard means compromising local requirements. No matter how general the software may be, suitability of the digital library software to specific requirements of digital library project will differ from software to software. These variations in digital library software allow ample room for librarians to assess the digital library softwares with the local requirement criterion. To ease assessment/selection process, this paper attempts to evaluate four most popular open source digital library software. Various features of the softwares are comparatively tabled for ready reference.

Keywords: Digital Library, Digital Library Software, Open Source Digital Library Software, Library Digitization, Digital Archive

Suggested Citation

Warr, Hanadashisha and Hangsing, Dr. P., Open Source Digital Library Software: A Literature Review (2009). Proceedings of the National Seminar on 'Preservation and Conservation of Information Resources in Knowledge Society: Issues, Challenges and Trends', pp. 238-258, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, March 3-4, 2009, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1639383 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1639383

Hanadashisha Warr

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Dr. P. Hangsing (Contact Author)

North-Eastern Hill University (NEHU) - Department of Library and Information Science ( email )

North-Eastern Hill University
Shillong, ME
India

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