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Library Digital Resource Integration and Practice in New Environmental

Author XiaoZuo
Tutor LiMaoQing;XiaoDeHong
School Xiamen University
Course Control Engineering
Keywords digital resources integration metadata DC metadata XML OAI-PMH search engine Mashup
CLC G250.7
Type Master's thesis
Year 2008
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The current environment which is around libraries is changing. Digital information is becoming the main type of information resource. Libraries digital resources increase sharply that make them in a disorder status. Those resources become to be isolated islands which cause inconvenient to access to digital resources and difficult to share them. Today the network resources increase so strong that they make libraries have to face the challenge from them. It is time to change for library policy and service. Libraries need to re-organize the digital resources in a logical way and optimize the environment for using them, which will make user to use the digital resources productively.This article starts from the background of the integration technology of digital resource in libraries. Make a brief introduction of integration technology in this field. Then make an introduction of a number of technical specifications of digital resources. More details in the metadata standard, DC metadata and the XML technology.The third part of this article focuses on the works in digital resources integration of Xiamen University Library. Mainly in the following three tasks: Base on the OAI-PMH metadata harvesting, based on the search engine’s resource integration and Mashup applications in integration.Finally, make a summary to the practice works in digital resources integration which done by Xiamen University Library. Wish this will help other relevant works in some ways. Point out some shortages of current work and some promotions could be done in the future.

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