Monday, April 11, 2005

Digitization and Digital Libraries

Developed by UNESCO, FAO and the National Centre for Science Information (NCSI) at the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) this free training module is:
... designed to provide the conceptual and practical bases for the digitization of collections, and the creation and provision of access to digital libraries. The module provides 31 lessons concerned with the creation of digital libraries and the preservation of materials in digital format. Also included are lessons covering copyright issues, electronic formats for text and images, metadata and subject indexing, as well as a comprehensive overview of the creation and management of digital documents.
The module, delivered on CDs, is divided into six units:
  • Unit 1 - Conceptual overview
  • Unit 2 - Electronic documents and formats
  • Unit 3 - Metadata standards and subject indexing
  • Unit 4 - Creation and management of digital documents
  • Unit 5 - Creation and sharing of digital libraries
  • Unit 6 - Example of digital library software - Greenstone

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