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
18 Pages Posted: 13 Dec 2019
Date Written: 2009
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
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