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Overview to Digital Libraries


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Objectives
Define digital libraries including digital library types, collections, and resources.
Identify the essential components and relationships involved in digital libraries.
Distinguish among traditional library resources, digital collections, digital libraries, and related terms.
Discuss connections with disciplines and enterprises as well as the personal digital collections.
Discuss differing conceptions, expectations, visions, and approaches to digital library development and implementation.
Categorize and describe digital libraries by resources, specialties, disciplines, institutions, and audiences.
Evaluate digital libraries and digital collections.

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