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Digital Libraries: From Digital Resources to Challenges in Scientific Data Sharing and Re-Use

  • Maristella Agosti
  • Nicola Ferro
  • Gianmaria SilvelloEmail author
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Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 31)

Abstract

Digital libraries and digital archives are the information management systems for storing, indexing, searching, accessing, curating and preserving digital resources which manage our cultural and scientific knowledge heritage (KH).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maristella Agosti
    • 1
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Gianmaria Silvello
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly

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