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International Journal on Digital Libraries

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Introduction to the focused issue on the 20th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2016)


A Wikidata-based tool for building and visualising narratives

In this paper we present a semi-automatic tool for constructing and visualising narratives, intended as networks of events related to each other by semantic relations. The tool obeys an ontology for narratives that we developed. It retrieves and …

26-11-2018 Open Access

A framework for modelling and visualizing the US Constitutional Convention of 1787

This paper describes a new approach to the presentation of records relating to formal negotiations and the texts that they create. It describes the architecture of a model, platform, and web interface ( ) that can be …


Recent applications of Knowledge Organization Systems: introduction to a special issue

Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS), in the form of classification systems, thesauri, lexical databases, ontologies, gazetteers, and taxonomies, more than ever play a crucial role in digital information management and applications generally.


An empirically validated, onomasiologically structured, and linguistically motivated online terminology

Re-designing scientific resources on German grammar

Terminological resources play a central role in the organization and retrieval of scientific texts. Both simple keyword lists and advanced modelings of relationships between terminological concepts can make a most valuable contribution to the …

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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.

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