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Course:Digital Libraries
Instructor: A R D Prasad
Room: G16
Level: Postgraduate
Time: Currently offered
Past Exams

Syllabus: Historical Development of Digital Libraries. Copyright and license issues. Digitization: Software, Hardware and best practices; Scanners and scanner types; Optical character recognition and comparative study of OCR software. Open Standards and File Formats, Metadata and Metadata Standards Digital library software: Features and comparative study of Dspace, Eprints and Fedora; Harvesting Metadata, OAI-PMH and DL Interoperability; Harvester software. Digital Library Architectures; Grid architecture. Open URL integration. Digital Preservation: PREMIS. Persistent identifiers: DOI and CNRI Handles; Multilingual digital repositories and Cross-language information retrieval

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Midterm Exam 40 marks
Final Exam 60 marks
Total 100 marks

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