Design and Implementation Options for Digital Library Systems
International Journal of Systems Science and Applied Mathematics
Volume 2, Issue 3, May 2017, Pages: 70-74
Received: May 15, 2017; Accepted: Jun. 1, 2017; Published: Jul. 17, 2017
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Ramadan Elaiess, Department of Information Studies, University of Benghazi, Benghazi, Libya
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An institutional repository and digital library is a new concept for collecting, managing, disseminating, and preserving research works created in digital form by researchers in individual organizations and institutions. These tools can assist in narrowing the digital divide or the digital gap (through knowledge sharing) between the third world countries and developed countries which continues to widen between the information rich and the information poor. This in its turn can have positive effect as an instrument for sustainable economic advancement. The purpose of this paper is to shed light on design and implementation options for digital library systems. It aims at explaining the phases and stages required for designing a digital library system. The stages are explained in a simple way so that digital library developers can use these steps as guidelines for designing a digital library in the most effective way.
Digital Libraries, Systems Development Life Cycle, Content Management Systems
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Ramadan Elaiess, Design and Implementation Options for Digital Library Systems, International Journal of Systems Science and Applied Mathematics. Vol. 2, No. 3, 2017, pp. 70-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ijssam.20170203.12
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