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A Sociotechnical Framework for Evaluating a Large-Scale Distributed Educational Digital Library

  • Michael Khoo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4172)

Abstract

The National Science Digital Library (NSDL: http://www.nsdl.org) supports all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. NSDL is conducting a program-wide evaluation of all its activities since 2000. The scale and complexity of the NSDL program pose significant challenges for this evaluation work. This poster outlines a sociotechnical theoretical framework, the ’resource lifecycle,’ that is being used to guide the evaluation of the NSDL program.

Keywords

Digital Library Core Activity Sociotechnical System Lifecycle Model Resource Creation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Khoo
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  1. 1.National Science Digital LibraryBoulderU.S.A.

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