Categorías de los componentes o recursos
– usuarios, marco, proveedores
- Infraestructura tecnológica
– hardware, software, redes
- Colección digital
– Documentos electrónicos de cualquier tipo, medio y formato
- Normas y recomendaciones
– Protocolos de conexión, estructura de los registros, codificación y formato, identificadores, etc.
– Equipo de profesionales
Algunas definiciones de “Biblioteca Digital” en el Web:
- Collection of texts, images, etc., encoded so as to be stored, retrieved, and read by computer. Digital printing
- The meaning of the phrase digital library varies tremendously, but one simple definition is the use of computers to store library materials appearing in electronic (digital) format.
- Digital libraries can include reference material or resources accessible through the World Wide Web. Digitized portions of a library’s collection or original material produced for the web can also be included in a digital library.
- an integrated set of services for capturing, cataloging, storing, searching, protecting, and retrieving information
- “[N]etworked information in the research and education communities.” “[Digital] Libraries… [are] …technological and social developments that are fueled by information technology, bioinformatics, and networked information.” http://www.cni.org/, http://www.diglib.org/dlfhomepage.htm. DLESE is an example of a digital library within the NSF’s NSDL.
- a collection of digital representations of information content, along with hardware, software, and personnel to support the functions of a traditional library plus knowledge worker operations like searching, browsing, and navigation
- Digital libraries are full-text databases that replicate, in digital media, many of the functions of traditional libraries. They tend to contain a purposefully selected collection of texts plus various means of access to these texts. ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science (Reitz 2000) defines ³digital library² simply as: ³A library in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in digital (machine-readable) format, as opposed to print or microform. The process of digitization began with indexes and abstracting services, then moved to periodicals and reference books.²
- A collection of photographic images available as digitised data. It’s now common for both image libraries and photographers to offer their works digitally, mainly on CD-ROM.
- A digital library comprises digital collections, services and infrastructure to support lifelong learning, research, scholarly communication and preservation.
Fuente: http://www.google.com/search?q=define%3A+digital+library 2005-05-25