publication . Article . 2008

A Case Study of the Librarian-Initiated Publications Discovery Activities in State Level Digital Depositories in the United States

Chi-Shiou Lin;
Open Access Chinese
  • Published: 01 Dec 2008 Journal: Journal of Library and Information Studies (issn: 1606-7509, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: National Taiwan University
Abstract
This article describes the novel phenomenon of librarian-initiated publications discovery (LIPD) in state-level digital depositories in the United States. LIPD is a series of actions taken by digital depository librarians to discover and inspect government Web sites and select Web content qualifying as government publications for inclusion in the state depositories. In a current popular model in which states employ OCLC Digital Archive™ for the depositories, the power of content selection has shifted from government agencies (content producers) to digital depositories. This study systematically documented and compared the LIPD actions in four case states and dev...
Subjects
free text keywords: Digital depositories, Electronic government information, Web-based government information, Digital preservation, Collection development, Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, Z
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publication . Article . 2008

A Case Study of the Librarian-Initiated Publications Discovery Activities in State Level Digital Depositories in the United States

Chi-Shiou Lin;