Transition of Digital library in a web enabled environment: from Semantic to Social Semantic Digital library

Alam Nihal, Karmakar Ranjan
In: Proceedings of International Conference on Digital Libraries 2013: 14p.

Library is a primary source of information throughout the history of mankind and is present in our societies in different forms. Notably, the traditional digital libraries have taken the shape of semantic digital libraries, which gives a more meaningful search and can be accessible anywhere at any point of time. Now it is time to re-examine the role of digital libraries within a new paradigm of library service. This paper will identify how it influences professional’s information needs and use of resources to meet those needs by different forms of Digital libraries in a web environment. It also intended to focus on application of semantics on digital library and how much it would be useful in modern society and collaborative aspect

Digital libraries
Semantic web
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