Digital Libraries in Education, Science and Culture: Analytical survey. / Azat Khannanov, Leonid Kalinichenko, Daniel Atkins, Edward Fox, David Fulker, Mary Marlino, Michael Wright,Tarikere Basappa Rajashekar, Suvarsha Walters, Madhuresh Singhal, Simon Tanner, Marilyn Deegan.
Analytical survey Digital Libraries in Education, Science and Culture has been developed by the UNESCO Institute for Information Technologies in Education in the context of the UNESCO cross-cutting theme project Methodologies for Digital Libraries. The project aims to give an overview of current and future technologies and applications for digital libraries (DL) including ethical, social, pedagogical, organizational and economic aspects, as well as their impact on learning, cultural and scientific activities.
The survey concentrates on the following topics: state-of-the-art in the field of DL usage for educational, scientific and cultural purposes, needs for DL with analysis of real demands for DL solutions from the educational, scientific and cultural communities, and the main perspectives and trends of further DL development.