Towards a digital library policy and quality interoperability framework: the project

Perla Innocenti, Giuseppina Vullo, Seamus Ross

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Interoperability is a property referring to the ability of systems and organizations to work together. Today interoperability is recognized as a key step in the shift from isolated digital libraries toward a common information space that will allow users to browse through different digital libraries within a single integrated environment. In this paper, we discuss the premises underlying a novel Policy and Quality Interoperability Framework, taking into account the preliminary outcomes and the recommendations of the Policy and Quality Working Groups that are currently being run by the EU co-funded project Digital Library Interoperability, Best Practices, and Modeling Foundations (
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-53
Number of pages25
JournalNew Review of Information Networking
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 6 May 2010


  • digital library
  • digital library organization
  • digital library systems
  • interoperability
  • modeling
  • policy
  • quality
  • framework


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