Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical areas of digital library evaluation have posed during recent years. The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, methodologies and metrics, and application paradigms.
- The book deals with practical and theoretical issues on digital libraries development and evaluation
- It will be multi-disciplinary due to its nature incorporating views and perspectives of various contributing fields
- Distinguished digital library researchers and practitioners present systematically methods, techniques and practices. The list of contributors include Maristella Agosti, David Bainbridge, Ann Blandford, Colleen Cook, Nicola Ferro, Brinley Franklin, Manolis Garoufallou, Sarah Giersch, Richard Hartley, Judy Jeng, Michael Khoo, Martha Kyrillidou, Yvonna Lincoln, David McArthur, Maria Monopoli, David Nicholas, Christos Papatheodorou, Terry Plum, Tefko Saracevic, Rania Siatri, Yin Leng Theng, Giannis Tsakonas and Lee Zia
Practitioners, who need to evaluate digital library applications, as well as to researchers in the area of digital libraries
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- © Chandos Publishing 2009
- 20th July 2009
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The librarian interested in exploring how to carry out the evaluation of the library’s digital offerings will find a guide to help them ask the right questions to advance further. …an interesting set of contributions on the subject of evaluating digital libraries., Information Research
Giannis Tsakonas holds a BSc and a PhD in Librarianship from the Department of Archives and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Corfu. Currently he works as a librarian in the Library & Information Center, University of Patras.
University of Patras
Christos Papatheodorou holds a BSc and a PhD in Computer Science from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Archive and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece.
Ionian University, Greece