July 2012. 19 pp.
CLIR pub 153
This study examines the core infrastructure elements of systems that manage large quantities of digital materials that one would think of as a digital library. An examination of the infrastructures of a few make it possible to understand the diverse approaches each has taken to manage digital content. This study focuses on large, noncommercial digital libraries. Published in collaboration with CLIR’s Digital Library Federation program.
Core Infrastructure Considerations for Large Digital Libraries by Geneva Henry is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Based on a work at www.clir.org.
This report is out of print and available only as a pdf download.