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By Richard Ekman and Richard E. Quandt (Editors)

Digital publishing has been gaining flooring in recent times and is now a well-known a part of the electronic global. within the so much finished evaluate of digital publishing up to now, thirty-one students, librarians, and publishers concentration particularly on scholarly publishing. They research a couple of case reviews and provide unique insights on quite a number themes, together with the monetary expenses concerned, marketplace forces, applicable technological criteria, licensing matters, highbrow estate, copyright and linked consumer rights, and the altering roles of researchers, publishers, and librarians.The editors commence with an summary of scholarly communique and increase a unique interpretation of the real function that know-how now performs. the various following chapters are in keeping with genuine digital publishing tasks within the sciences, social sciences, and arts, so the facts and information are drawn from real-life stories. Of specific worth are the makes an attempt to degree expenses and styles of utilization of digital publishing and electronic libraries.Electronic publishing has moved way past the experimental level, and with a variety of tasks less than method this turns out a suitable time to evaluate its impression at the educational global, from educating to investigate to management.

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12. ie/xml/. oasis-open. html. 13. See note 3. 14. ca/ORLANDO. 15. For a more detailed and very useful discussion of these issues, see Liora Alschuler, ABCD ... SGML: A User's Guide to Structured Information (International Thompson Computer Press, 1995), especially chapters 5 through 9. Alschuler shares my view that it is very difficult to make general statements about the value of SGML-based projects since SGML can mean so many different things. Chapter 4 of her book consists of a series of case studies.

The DTD indicates which elements are contained within other elements, which are optional, which can be repeated, and so forth. For example, in simple terms a journal article consists of a title, one or more author names, an optional abstract, and an optional list of keywords, followed by the body of the article. The body may contain sections, each with a heading followed by one or more paragraphs of text. The article may finish with a bibliography. The paragraphs of text may contain other features of interest, including quotations, lists, and names, as well as links to notes.

6. org/cover/. This site is maintained and updated regularly by Robin Cover of the Summer Institute for Linguistics. 7. edu/orgs/tei. It contains links to electronic versions of the TEI Guidelines and DTDs as well as to projects that are using the DTD. 8. See Richard Giordano, "The Documentation of Electronic Texts Using Text Encoding Initiative Headers: An Introduction," Library Resources and Technical Services 38 (1994): 389ff, for a detailed discussion of the header from the perspective of someone who is both a librarian and a computer scientist.

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