The digital library as an enterprise: the Zachman approach

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The digital library as an enterprise: the Zachman approach
Purpose: Examines the needs of digital library stakeholders and how a collaborative digital library might be designed to meet these needs. The collaborative digital library has been conceived to support secondary school students' information needs in conducting school-based projects. Design/methodology/approach: Uses the Zachman Framework for Enterprise Architecture as the approach to investigate the user requirements and define the digital library organisation, resources, processes, technology and information flows In applying the Zachman Framework and to holistically control the study, the case study approach and multiple data collection techniques were adopted. Findings: Information obtained from these data gathering techniques helps to populate the requirements of the top three layers (18 cells) in the Zachman Framework to ascertain the design details of the digital library's scope, business and system model. The k requires the abstraction of the characteristics and feat...
Abdullah Abrizah, A. N. Zainab
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Updated 10 Dec 2010
Type Journal
Year 2008
Where EL
Authors Abdullah Abrizah, A. N. Zainab
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