Explore the Stacks: A System for Exploration in Large Digital Libraries

Hall, Mark Michael (2014) Explore the Stacks: A System for Exploration in Large Digital Libraries. 2014 IEEE/ACM Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL), 8-12 Sept 2014, London, pp. 417-418, DOI https://doi.org/10.1109/JCDL.2014.6970203.

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Abstract

Providing access to large digital library collections to novice users requires novel interfaces that are not built around the concept of search, as novice users frequently struggle to formulate appropriate queries. This paper presents the "Explore the Stacks" system, which provides a novel, browsing focused interface for exploring digital library collections that is applicable to Big Data scale digital libraries. The system is demonstrated using a collection of approximately one million book illustrations provided by the British Library.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Proceedings)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Computing and Information Systems
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Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2015 15:52
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/6254

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