Personal digital library architecture

Shihn Yuarn Chen*, Chia Ning Chang, Ming Jin Hwang, Hao Ren Ke, Wei Pang Yang

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The research of digital library and content management is in progress for many years, and many great results have been achieved. Besides, the Internet environment and convenience of daily lives are improved by many value-added applications from the age of dot com mania. In these years, a lot of personal digital content are produced rapidly with the development of tools and equipments. However, there is still lack of a better way to preserve, manage, search and share personal digital content. In this article, the ideas of digital library, content management, and value-added applications are merged. And, a personal digital library architecture is proposed to solve the issues of the search mechanism of traditional file systems, and work as a foundation of value-added applications for content sharing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)779-786
Number of pages8
JournalWSEAS Transactions on Information Science and Applications
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2005 Jun
Externally publishedYes


  • Metadata
  • Personal digital library
  • Value-added applications
  • XML

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Computer Science Applications


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