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|Title:||Three-dimensional extension of a digital library service system|
|Author(s):||Long Xiao, (Peking University Library, Beijing, China)|
|Citation:||Long Xiao, (2010) "Three-dimensional extension of a digital library service system", Program: electronic library and information systems, Vol. 44 Iss: 4, pp.303 - 313|
|Keywords:||Academic libraries, China, Digital libraries, Information services|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/00330331011083202 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The paper aims to provide an overall methodology and case study for the innovation and extension of a digital library, especially the service system.
Design/methodology/approach – Based on the three-dimensional structure theory of the information service industry, this paper combines a comprehensive analysis with the practical experiences of Peking University Library as a case study.
Findings – The paper proposes three-dimensional extensions of a digital library service system. It analyses the respective functions of organisations and librarians, information resources, services and methods and the interactions between them.
Originality/value – Innovatively, the theory of three-dimensional structures is applied to the discussion of the development of the digital library service system. It is significant for the integrality of a digital library theoretical system, as well as for the practical developments, innovations and sustainability of the digital library.
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