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1 Author(s)
Thomas, B. ; SPIE-The Int. Soc. for Opt. Eng. USA

Digital library is a broad term traditionally describing an online archive of documents. With the emergence of the Internet and Web, the concept of a digital library finally found its raison d'etre, and so today just about every academic institution and publisher on the planet is planning, or has implemented, some form of Web-based archive. The author looks at how the digital library concept today is useful not only to publishers but also for anyone wanting to create an online information archive

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Internet Computing, IEEE  (Volume:3 ,  Issue: 5 )