International Journal on Digital Libraries

, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 45–47 | Cite as

OpenDLib: an infrastructure for new generation digital libraries

  • Donatella Castelli
  • Pasquale Pagano
  • Costantino Thanos
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This paper presents OpenDLib, a digital library infrastructure that provides capabilities for new-generation digital libraries. In particular, the paper introduces a document model that can be used to represent a wide variety of document types and describes the open architectural infrastructure that allows for the expansion of the digital library through the dynamic plugin of new services.


Digital library infrastructure Digital document model Digital library services 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donatella Castelli
    • 1
  • Pasquale Pagano
    • 1
  • Costantino Thanos
    • 1
  1. 1.ISTI-CNRPisaItaly

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