Open Access and Digital Libraries: Social Science Libraries in Action

Lynne M. Rudasill (Editor), Maria Elena Dorta-duque (Editor)

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The social sciences have made fundamental contributions to the understanding of the economic, political and social life of nations in the past century. Social science libraries now have an important role to play in the context of the information society as significant sources of academic and social knowledge. This work provides information on the development and use of digital resources in the social sciences emphasizing best practices; an articulation of some of the problems presented to providing these resources; and a view to the use of these resources to support sustainable development.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages346
ISBN (Electronic)9783110281026
StatePublished - Apr 2013

Publication series

NameIFLA Publications


  • information society
  • social sciences


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