Digitisation Perspectives

  • Ruth┬áRikowski

Part of the Educational Futures Rethinking Theory and Practice book series (EDUFUT, volume 46)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Background and Overview to Digitisation and Digital Libraries

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Melissa M. Terras
      Pages 3-20
    3. Ruth Rikowski
      Pages 21-41
    4. M. Paul Pandian
      Pages 43-63
    5. Ruth Rikowski
      Pages 65-86
  3. Digitisation and Higher Education

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Alan Rosling, Kathryn Littlemore
      Pages 89-101
    3. Susan Copeland
      Pages 103-113
    4. Paul Catherall
      Pages 115-130
    5. Isaac Hunter Dunlap
      Pages 131-144
  4. Digitisation and Inequalities

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 145-145
    2. Tony Ward
      Pages 147-166
    3. Dieu Hack-Polay
      Pages 167-177
    4. Leburn Rose
      Pages 179-188
  5. Digital Libraries, Reference Services and Citation Indexing

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
  6. Digitisation of Rare, Valued and Scholarly Works

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 227-227
    2. Tatiana Nikolova-Houston, Ron Houston
      Pages 229-244

About this book


This book examines various views and perspectives on digitisation. Topics covered include electronic theses, search engine technology, digitisation in Africa, citation indexing, reference services, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, new media and scholarly publishing. The final chapter explores virtual libraries, and poses some interesting questions for possible futures. The book will be of particular interest to information professionals, educators, librarians, academics and I.T. and knowledge experts.


Philosophy of education

Editors and affiliations

  • Ruth┬áRikowski
    • 1
  1. 1.Chandos PublishingOxford

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