The Impact of Digital Technology on Contemporary and Historic Newspapers

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, Quebec, Canada, August, 2008

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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.show more

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  • Electronic book text | 234 pages
  • De Gruyter
  • Berlin, Germany
  • 3598441266
  • 9783598441264

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