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Enhanced digital library system that supports sustainable knowledge: A focus on university library system in Nigeria

UF Eze

Abstract


The essence of this research is to design a digital library which runs on internet platform. It is all about the provision of digital collections, services and infrastructure to support continuous learning, research, scholarly communication as well as preservation and conservation of recorded knowledge accessible anywhere and anytime. The motivation behind this idea is to tackle some itching problems on ground such as location of the users relative to the physical location of the library, cost, lack of timely availability and accessibility of information and lack of comfortability of the user. This research work provides a Web-Based University library, ability to access the library anywhere and anytime with ease, read books in a Portable Document Format (PDF), allows subscribers access, read, comment and publish articles on the browser instantly with a nice pagination links for swapping in-between pages, restricts access from unauthorized users with the login details, in order to avoid over congestion in the network. It uses autosuggestion to avoid delay from page reload associated with dial-up connections and generates pins to authorize bonafide students and staff of the University.

Keywords: Enhanced, Digital library, Sustainable knowledge




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