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Digital Libraries
Digital Libraries

Their Role in Building Communities

Author(s): Victoria Frâncu
Subject(s): Library and Information Science, Archiving, Cataloguing, Classification, Library operations and management, Electronic information storage and retrieval, Other
Published by: Trivent Publishing
Keywords: Digital libraries; integrative solutions; innovation; inclusiveness policies; open access; institutional repositories; research databases
Summary/Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the contribution of the digital collections to an improved image of the libraries and the impact they have on building the community whose members evaluate the quality of services provided. Examples of innovative digital library activities and services shown hereafter talk about changing mentality and increasing responsibility in institutions, which become more visible in the life of the community they serve. Innovation accomplished through integrative or collaborative solutions, aims at getting user target groups involved in library activities and direct participation and digitization help building communities for educational and research purposes.

  • Page Range: 173-184
  • Page Count: 12
  • Publication Year: 2021
  • Language: English