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A Framework for Building Open Digital Libraries
(Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2001-12-01)
Digital libraries (DLs) have traditionally been positioned at the intersection of library science, computer science, and networked information systems. The different underlying philosophies of these three fields has had ...
Digital Library Education in Computer Science Programs
In an effort to identify the "state of the art" in digital library education in computer science (CS) programs, we analyzed CS courses on digital libraries and digital library-related topics. Fifteen courses that mention ...
Building Digital Libraries Made Easy: Toward Open Digital Libraries
Digital libraries (DLs) promote a sharing culture among those who contribute and those who use resources. This same approach works when building Open Digital Libraries (ODLs). Leveraging the intellectual and practical ...
Curriculum Development for Digital Libraries
The Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science (VT CS) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS) have launched a digital library curriculum development ...
This module addresses the use of metadata, specific metadata standards that may be used to describe digital objects, and the creation of metadata records.
This module covers the principles and application of the digitization process for digital libraries. Students will be able to explain the digitization process, understand the critical issues and challenges of digitization ...
Conceptual Frameworks, Models, Theories, and Definitions
This module introduces several conceptual modules characterizing the digital library domain. Students will be provided with a high level yet comprehensive knowledge of several conceptual frameworks and models, a unifying ...
Hadoop Map-Reduce is a software framework for writing applications for processing large amounts of data in parallel on commodity hardware.
Apache Solr: Indexing and Searching
This module addresses the basic concepts of the open source Apache Solr platform that is specifically designed for indexing documents and executing searches.
Evaluation in Information Retrieval
This module addresses the methods used to evaluate an Information Retrieval system. We focus on evaluating a system using relevance and apply the knowledge by using TREC_EVAL.