Kristine R. Brancolini

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ONEOF THE MOST IMPORTANT CHALLENGES facing digital library planners is the selection of research collections for digitization. The costs associated with creating digital resources are significant. Planners must develop selection criteria and procedures in order to ensure that limited time and resources are committed to projects to digitize the most(More)
1. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES While many schools of library and information science (LIS) offer courses designed to prepare professionals for work in a digital library program, few, if any, do so in a systematic and comprehensive manner. To address this need, the Institute of Museum and Library Services funded several projects in 2004 as part of their " Librarians(More)
This article reports on the development and results of a recent survey of academic librarians about their attitudes, involvement, and perceived capabilities using and engaging in primary research. The purpose of the survey was to inform the development of a continuing education program in research design. It updates earlier studies of academic librarian(More)
The Open Archives Initiative (OAI) Sheet Music Project is a consortium of institutions building OAI-compliant data providers, a metadata harvester, and a web-based service provider for digital sheet music collections. The project aims to test the viability of the OAI standard for providing access to sheet music collections on the web, and to build a(More)
Gaining education and training in the field of Digital Libraries is a difficult prospect. Relevant courses and experiences are usually scattered among different programs and institutions. Often, course content does not include the necessary mix of the theoretical and practical treatment. The workshop is aimed at developers, researchers, educators, and(More)
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