Andrea Baruzzo, Paolo Casoto, Antonina Dattolo, Carlo Tasso


The evolution and preservation of digital libraries are not simply a matter of technological decisions, but they can be better understood if treated as the integration of three complementary dimensions (based on the informational, technological and social domains). These dimensions together form a conceptual framework suitable to characterize the whole digital library concept. In this paper, starting from the experience and the lessons learned in the realization of the EU-India E-Dvara project, we propose such framework, providing motivational examples and discussing opportune solutions. More in particular, we discuss the issues concerned the technical infrastructure adaptation, the coordination of different user roles, and the data evolution in order to select the dimensions along which we base our framework.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Baruzzo A., Casoto P., Dattolo A. and Tasso C. (2009). A CONCEPTUAL MODEL FOR DIGITAL LIBRARIES EVOLUTION . In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-8111-81-4, pages 299-304. DOI: 10.5220/0001835802990304

in Bibtex Style

author={Andrea Baruzzo and Paolo Casoto and Antonina Dattolo and Carlo Tasso},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
SN - 978-989-8111-81-4
AU - Baruzzo A.
AU - Casoto P.
AU - Dattolo A.
AU - Tasso C.
PY - 2009
SP - 299
EP - 304
DO - 10.5220/0001835802990304