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Title: Development of Health Sciences Digital Library Using Greenstone Digital Library Software at Baba Farid University of Health Sciences
Authors: Manhas, Rajeev
Keywords: Digital Library Initiatives
Digital Library Design & Development
Health Sciences Digital Library
Greenstone Digital Library Software
Open Source Software
Issue Date: 6-Nov-2008
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre
Abstract: The enforcement of change happening in the knowledge creation and information management force to traditional library becomes a digital/ hybrid library (Yadav and Chidambaram, 2008). There are a number of university and institutional libraries, which are in the process of conversion of traditional library system into modern digital library systems. The credit for this movement is gone to Open Source Digital Library Software (OSDLS). Due to the OSDLS, digital library planning and development in practice has been increased in the world. The university library of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) has also started digital library initiative and development of the Health Sciences Digital Library (HSDL) using open source Greenstone Digital Library Software (GSDL). The objective of this article is to give the analogy of road map for the plan and development of HSDL. It also narrates the digital library activities carried out in BFUHS university library.
ISBN: 978-81-902079-7-3
Appears in Collections:PLANNER 2008

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