By Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols
'How to construct a electronic Library' is the one publication that gives all of the wisdom and instruments had to build and hold a electronic library, whatever the measurement or function. it's the completely self-contained source for people, companies, and associations wishing to place this strong instrument to paintings of their burgeoning info treasuries. the second one variation displays new advancements within the box in addition to within the Greenstone electronic Library open resource software program. partly I, the authors have further a whole new bankruptcy on consumer teams, person aid, collaborative looking, consumer contributions, and so forth. there's additionally new fabric on content-based queries, map-based queries, cross-media queries. there's an elevated emphasis put on multimedia via including a "digitizing" part to every significant media style. a brand new bankruptcy has additionally been additional on "internationalization," which will tackle Unicode criteria, multi-language interfaces and collections, and matters with non-European languages (Chinese, Hindi, etc.). half II, the software program instruments part, has been thoroughly rewritten to mirror the recent advancements in Greenstone electronic Library software program, an across the world well known open resource software program instrument with a entire graphical facility for growing and preserving electronic libraries. As with the 1st version, an internet site, carried out as a electronic library, will accompany the ebook and supply entry to paint types of all figures, on-line appendices, a full-text sentence-level index, and an immediately generated thesaurus of acronyms and their definitions. furthermore, demonstration electronic library collections should be integrated to illustrate specific issues within the booklet. to entry the web content material please stopover at, http://www.greenstone.org/howto
*Outlines the heritage of libraries-- either conventional and digital-- and their effect on current practices and destiny instructions. *Written for either technical and non-technical audiences and covers the whole spectrum of media, together with textual content, photos, audio, video, and similar XML criteria. *Web-enhanced with software program documentation, colour illustrations, full-text index, resource code, and extra.
By Nimal Jayaratna
Because the Seventies info method methodologies have proliferated swiftly, inflicting problems for these desiring to choose a suitable method. this article presents a comparability examine of methodologies through constructing and utilizing a conceptual framework. After discussing the broader details platforms context and constructing and utilizing the framework to "ethics", "soft" and "structured" methodologies, the writer provides 4 study case reviews and discusses the teachings that those supply. The paintings concludes with options and instructions for sensible use.
By Kirsten Hunter
A internet API is a platform with a web-style interface builders can use to enforce performance. Well-designed APIs think like a typical extension of the applying, instead of only a new interface into the backend database. Designing internet APIs in line with use instances permits a company to advance impossible to resist APIs, which builders can eat simply and which help the company values of that organization.
Purchase of the print booklet encompasses a unfastened e-book in PDF, Kindle, and ePub codecs from Manning Publications.
About the Technology
It takes a village to convey an impossible to resist net API. company stakeholders search for an API that works side-by-side with the most product to augment the event for purchasers. undertaking managers require effortless integration with different items or methods for purchasers to engage together with your procedure. And, builders want APIs to continually interoperate with exterior structures. The trick is getting the full village jointly. This publication exhibits you how.
About the Book
Irresistible APIspresents a approach to create APIs that be successful for all individuals of the staff. In it, you will methods to catch an application's center enterprise worth and expand it with an API that might pride the builders who use it. considering APIs from the company viewpoint, whereas additionally contemplating the end-user event, encourages you to discover each side of the layout strategy and study a few winning biz-to-dev communique styles. alongside the way in which, you are going to begin to view your APIs as a part of your product's middle price rather than simply an add-on.
- Design-driven development
- Developing significant use cases
- API guiding principles
- How to acknowledge profitable APIs
About the Reader
Written for all contributors of an API layout staff, despite technical level.
About the Author
Kirsten Hunter is an API evangelist who is helping builders and company stakeholders comprehend, layout, and carry remarkable APIs.
Table of Contents
- What makes an API irresistible?
- Working with net APIs
- API First
- Web providers explained
- Guiding ideas for API design
- Defining the worth to your API
- Creating your schema model
- Design-driven development
- Empowering your developers
UNDERSTANDING internet APIs
DESIGNING internet APIs
By Ladan Mahoobi, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development
This file contributes to the dissemination of knowledge on OECD privatisation equipment and strategies. It essentially attracts upon info that has gathered through the process the lifetime of the OECD Privatisation community and its outreach job. It additionally makes use of details from the Advisory crew on Privatisation, from case examples and from member international locations. This record makes a speciality of the implementation features of privatisation within the OECD adventure.
By Saha Dhevan Meyanathan
By Organization for Economic Cooperation &
By Earl F. Burkholder
Conventional tools for dealing with spatial facts are laden through the idea of separate origins for horizontal and vertical measurements. sleek size platforms function in a 3D spatial surroundings. The three-D international Spatial information version: starting place of the Spatial facts Infrastructure deals a brand new version for dealing with electronic spatial facts, the worldwide spatial info version or GSDM.
The GSDM preserves the integrity of 3-dimensional spatial facts whereas additionally supplying extra merits equivalent to easier equations, world wide standardization, and the power to trace spatial facts accuracy with better specificity and comfort. This groundbreaking spatial version accommodates either a useful version and a stochastic version to attach the actual global to the ECEF oblong procedure.
Combining horizontal and vertical facts right into a unmarried, third-dimensional database, this authoritative monograph presents a logical improvement of theoretical techniques and sensible instruments that may be used to address spatial information extra successfully. The booklet essentially describes approaches that may be used to deal with either ECEF and flat-Earth oblong parts within the context of a rigorous international environment.
By Simon Clarke
This paintings specializes in the hot different types of clash that come up within the transition to a industry financial system. Following an article creation, papers theorize the result of empirical study into styles of clash and sorts of alternate unionism in Russian businesses within the transition interval. those are by means of a close case learn of the improvement of an self sufficient exchange union in a single huge business firm, and a paper which explores adjustments within the prestige hierachy of the economic company. papers then tackle the much-neglected factor of gender differentiation on the paintings position, either papers query the intended passivity of Russian ladies employees. the 2 ultimate papers deal with the difficulty of clash and alter within the exterior relatives of organizations via case stories of the method of financial disaster and of clash among insiders and outsiders. this article is the second one quantity within the sequence "Management and in Russia", reporting at the result of a programme of study into the restructuring of social kin in Russian commercial construction.
By Uday Kulkarni, Daniel J. Power, Ramesh Sharda
India is changing into the "global again workplace" to overseas offer chains. This ebook comprises peer-reviewed and invited papers with fundamental pursuits: (1) Stimulate artistic dialogue among educational researchers and the practitioner IS group to enhance the learn and perform within the region. (2) bring up expertise of the issues and demanding situations confronted by means of international agencies that may be met with leading edge selection aid structures.
By Liqiu Meng, Alexander Zipf, Stephan Winter
This publication experiences the most recent learn and technical achievements at the following subject matter blocks: layout of cellular map providers and its constraints, typology and value of cellular map prone, visualization ideas on small screens for time-critical initiatives, cellular map clients, interplay and version in cellular environments and purposes of map-based cellular companies.