Digital Libraries

A digital library is the foundation of a knowledge center without walls, open 24 hours a day, and accessible over a network. Some of the important applications of digital libraries :
Technologies for automatically capturing data of all forms (text, images, speech, sound, etc.), generating descriptive information about data (including translation into other languages), and categorizing and organizing electronic information in a variety of formats.

Advanced algorithms and intelligent interactive Intermet-based tools for creating and managing distributed multimedia databases and for browsing, navigating, searching, filtering, retrieving, combining, integrating, displaying , visualizing, and analyzing very large amounts of information that are inherently in different formats. These databases are frequently stored on different media that are distributed among heterogeneous systems across the Nation and around the world.