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Published by Digital Library Federation in Washington, DC .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • United States.


  • Digital Library Federation.,
  • Digital libraries.,
  • Library materials -- United States -- Digitization.,
  • Digital preservation -- United States.

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Presents the Digital Library Federation (DLF), which was founded to establish the conditions for creating, maintaining, expanding, and preserving a distributed collection of digital materials. DLF operates under the Council on Library and Information Resources. Posts the DLF charter, contact information, and strategic plan. Discusses DLF initiatives.

Edition Notes

Other titlesDLF
ContributionsCouncil on Library and Information Resources.
LC ClassificationsZA4082.U6
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3469059M
LC Control Number2005531013

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Mission and Community The Digital Library Federation is a community of practitioners who advance research, learning, social justice, and the public good through the creative design and wise application of digital library technologies. Our member institutions make the work of the DLF possible, supporting community efforts in a variety of research and prototyping, information sharing, staff. D I G I T A L L I B R A R Y. F E D E R A T I O N. Registry of Digital Masters. Record Creation Guidelines. Version 2. May PDF Version. Prepared by the. Digital Library Federation/OCLC Registry of Digital Masters Working Group ().   The digital library federation in the USA defines the digital library as: Digital libraries are organizations that provide the resources, including the specialized staff, to select, structure, offer intellectual access to, interpret, distribute, preserve the integrity of, and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works so. The content of digital libraries includes data, metadata that describe various aspects of the data (e.g., representation, creator, owner, reproduction rights), and metadata that consist of links or relationships to other data or metadata, whether internal or external to the digital library. According to the Digital Library Federation (Digital.

  E-books, magazines, academic essays, software, music and radio. 6. Google Books. More than , books for consultation, download or on-line purchase. 7. Internet Archive: The largest digital library for downloading e-books and audio-books for free. 8. Open Library: More than one million e-books of classic literature to download. Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the Upper Hudson Library System digital collection. Wisconsin's Digital Library is a project of the Wisconsin Public Library Consortium (WPLC), with funding from Wisconsin Public Libraries and Public Library Systems. Additional support is provided by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds awarded to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. Published by the Council on Library and Information Resources and Digital Library Federation by Denise Troll Covey October, 63 pp. $25 (print) ISBN ISBN CLIR pub Summary >> Full Text >> PDF with color graphs ( MB) >> PDF with black-and-white graphs ( MB) >> [We are providing this report in two PDF versions. One version has all graphs in color.

  The Digital Library Federation is committed to supporting inclusive, equitable, and highly effective communities of practice. We strive to be a welcoming organization and the focal point for a digital library culture that is actively anti-racist; that values evidence, expertise, and the diversity of human experience; that recognizes the. The World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures, in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. The Digital Library Federation is a robust and diverse community of practitioners who advance research, learning, and the public good through digital library technologies. DLF serves as a resource and catalyst for collaboration among its institutional members and all who are invested in digital library . 1. No physical boundary: The user of a digital library need not to go to the library physically, people from all over the world could gain access to the same information, as long as an Internet connection is available. 2. Round the clock availability: Digital libraries can be accessed at any time. 24 hours a day and days of the year 3. Multiple accesses: The same resources can be used at.