Overview of content related to 'digital library' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/88/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=malabika%20das&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Public Libraries and Community Networks: Linking Futures Together? http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/das <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue22/das#author1">Malabika Das</a> argues public libraries and community networks have a future together.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Public libraries serve their communities by fulfilling seven basic roles, including knowledge archival, the preservation and maintenance of culture, knowledge dissemination, knowledge sharing, information retrieval, education, and social interaction [1]. Each of these roles offers the general public the opportunity to recognize and view libraries as an integral part of a democratic society where access to free information has been (and still is) both expected and demanded. By comparison, community networks also have similar ideals for serving the public.</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue22/das" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue22 feature article malabika das jisc ukoln university of bath cataloguing copyright database digital library dissemination dublin core ftp information retrieval infrastructure preservation privacy search technology software standardisation telnet url xml z39.50 Tue, 21 Dec 1999 00:00:00 +0000 editor 659 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk