Covaci, Marinela - Publishing digital resources

elpub:6296 - ELectronic PUBlishing, April 18, 2020, Charting The Futures(s) of Digital Publishing - https://doi.org/10.4000/proceedings.elpub.2020.12
Publishing digital resources

Authors: Covaci, Marinela

The National Library of Romania shares digital resources, providing access to knowledge andcultural heritage, on three online platforms. These are:a) The Traditional Virtual Catalogue for the books published before 1993. It is the virtual image ofthe traditional catalogue which is organized alphabetically by author name in the appropriatefolders physical drawers. The platform and database was designed by the students from theTechnical University Bucuresti. Accessible at http://bookathon.bibnat.ro; b) The OnlineCatalogue on Aleph system, which offers bibliographic information about documents in thelibrary collections since 1993. There are two logical databases, The Doctoral Theses Referential,Publishing digital resources which provides access to online content thereof (by digitizing paper or archiving electroniccontent of CD attached by author) and digital library for the blind (project Sound of pages) thatdisabled users have access to requested digitized works. Accessible http://alephnew.bibnat.ro:8991/F; c) The Digital platform on Digitool system. It started in 2009. It is comprised of digitalcollections created by digitizing special collections of documents in the National Library ofRomania, organized by themes or after events. Accessible at http://digitool.bibnat.ro/R. Thedatabases have grown steadily and have become researching and learning tools for somecategories of users. The systems provide open resources, learning and navigating tutorials andcontribute to a creative society.


Volume: Charting The Futures(s) of Digital Publishing
Section: Practitioner Papers
Published on: April 18, 2020
Submitted on: April 18, 2020
Keywords: digital library,metadata,open access,online services,cultural heritage,[SHS.INFO]Humanities and Social Sciences/Library and information sciences


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