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The new Summit: Building the foundation for enhanced user services
(Oregon Library Association, 2009-04)
Northwest Digital Archives – Technology
Utilizing the benefits of native XML database technologies
This presentation will provide information on the strengths of native XML technology, including a comparison of native XML with more widely-used relational database management systems. As a specific example, information ...
Developing and Sustaining the Northwest Digital Archives
(Journal of Digital Information, 2008-06)
The Northwest Digital Archives is a union database of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids from institutions in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Montana. The purpose of the NWDA is to make information about ...
The Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive: A tri-state online history database and learning center
This paper aims to describe the three state digital archive collaboration between the Washington, Oregon, and Idaho state historical societies, and Washington State University, a multi-campus university.
Building next-generation archival access tools
With the launch of large-scale book digitization projects by companies such as Google and Microsoft, libraries will increasingly be distinguished by their special and archival collections, and by the services that they ...
Digitizing special collections using the CONTENTdm software suite
The Washington State University Libraries offer an array of online image collections to searchers via the Internet. This article describes the CONTENTdm software suite, a tool that has been used by the Libraries since ...
Data retrieval from library systems based upon the open systems model
(Library and Information Technology Association, 2001-01)
This article describes an important advantage of relational, SQL-compliant databases: that they enable a library to employ standard report building software to retrieve data from multiple data sources. The ability of a ...
The Relais document delivery system: An innovative model for resource sharing
This paper describes the Relais document delivery system, which enables libraries to fully automate their interlibrary loan and document delivery processes. Relais has been successfully implemented at the U.S. National ...