volume 63, issue 6/7, P436-451 2014
DOI: 10.1108/lr-06-2014-0073
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Nikitas N. Karanikolas, Christos Skourlas

Abstract: Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to examine personal digital libraries (PDL) as a self-archiving approach, mainly based on individuals’ activities. Literature presents a wide range of perceptions of the term PDL. The rationale of using PDL and the capabilities that PDL should offer are also discussed. The key questions we focus on are: “What are the critical features of PDL?” and “Are there technologies that enable the implementation/incorporation of such capabilities in a…

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