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The Impact of Digital Technology on Contemporary and Historic Newspapers

Proceedings of the International Newspaper Conference, Singapore, April 1-3 2008, and papers from the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, Québec, Canada, August, 2008

Ed. by Walravens, Hartmut

In collab. with National Library of Singapore

Series:IFLA Publications 135

DE GRUYTER SAUR

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    Publication Date:
    February 2009
    Copyright year:
    2008
    ISBN
    978-3-598-44126-4
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    Aims and Scope

    The papers brought together in this highly actual book are grouped around three themes. Not only the physical and digital preservation of newspapers are treated, but also the service and access models that are currently under development; examples are provided, with a focus on Southeast Asia. Moreover the dynamism of online newspapers is discussed. This volume contains cutting-edge information which is indispensable for the modern newspaper librarian. Also researchers, educators and journalists may benefit from the introduction to current aspects of the important medium.

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    xii, 222 pages
    DE GRUYTER SAUR
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection

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    "The varied nature of the contents of this series isa distinct advantage."
    Diana Dixon in: Library & Information Update 5/2009

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