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Simple Digital Libraries

@inproceedings{Phiri2013SimpleDL,
  title={Simple Digital Libraries},
  author={Lighton Phiri},
  year={2013}
}
The design of Digital Library Systems (DLSes) has evolved overtime, both in sophistication and complexity, to complement the complex nature and sheer size of digital content being curated. However, there is also a growing demand from content curators, with relatively small-size collections, for simpler and more manageable tools and services to manage their content. The reasons for this particular need are driven by the assumption that simplicity and manageability might ultimately translate to… 
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