Managing Digital Library Content: Issues and Challenges


  • Aligarh Muslim University, Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh, 202002, India


This article defines digital library and its content. It also discusses various functions of content management with special reference to digital library. Selection and acquisition, indexing, storage, retrieval, maintenance and intellectual rights are some of the key functions of content management. Issues regarding authority, surrogate, creation, formats, intellectual property rights and cost of acquisition and maintenance of digital content are highlighted.


Digital Library, Content Management.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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