This journal examines the theory and practice of acquisition, definition, organization, management, and dissemination of digital information via global networking. It emphasizes issues in digital information production, management, and use; high-speed networks and connectivity; interoperability and seamless integration of information, people, profiles, tasks, and needs; security and privacy of individuals and business transactions; and effective business processes.

Its scope includes:

- Agent technology for information filtering, location and dissemination

- Subscription management and issues in recency of information

- Interoperability of different digital objects

- User interfaces

- Electronic commerce, virtual banking, electronic financial transactions

- Economics of digital libraries, intellectual property issues, billing systems, universal access and tariffs.

  • Examines the theory and practice of acquisition, definition, organization, management, and dissemination of digital information via global networking.
  • Covers all aspects of digital libraries, from ; high-speed networks and connectivity to security and privacy.

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Executive Editor-in-Chief
  • Nabil R. Adam
Editors-in-Chief
  • Erich J. Neuhold,
  • Richard Furuta
Managing Editors
  • Ingo Frommholz,
  • Basit Shafiq
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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340 days
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48,332 (2019)
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Volume 21

Issue 2, June 2020

Focused Issue on the 2017 ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

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