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Title LC21 : a digital strategy for the Library of Congress / Committee on an Information Technology Strategy for the Library of Congress, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 265 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgment of Reviewers""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Digital Revolution, Library Evolution""; ""2 The Library of Congress: From Jefferson to the Twenty-First Century""; ""3 Building Digital Collections""; ""4 Preserving a Digital Heritage""; ""5 Organizing Intellectual Access to Digital Information: From Cataloging to Metadata""; ""6 The Library of Congress and the World Beyond Its Walls""; ""7 Management Issues""; ""8 Information Technology Infrastructure""; ""Afterword""; ""Bibliography""; ""A Biographies of Committee Members""
""B Briefers at Plenary Meetings and Site Visits""""C List of Letters Received""; ""D Acronyms""
Summary This report provides strategic advice on the information technology path that the Library of Congress should traverse in the coming decade. It covers how information technology could affect LC's mission and core processes including the acquisition, collection, preservation, and accessibility of digital materials, and the information technology infrastructure
Notes Also available on the World Wide Web
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-240)
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Subject Library of Congress -- Automation -- Planning.
Digital libraries -- United States -- Planning.
Integrated library systems (Computer systems) -- United States -- Planning.
Libraries -- United States -- Special collections -- Electronic information resources -- Planning
National libraries -- United States -- Automation -- Planning.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on an Information Technology Strategy for the Library of Congress.
ISBN 0309071445
0309514649 (electronic bk.)
9780309514644 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Library of Congress 21