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DEVELOPMENT OF DIGITAL LIBRARY FOR WEB BASED EDUCATION 

Fawad Baig

Qauid-e-Azam Institute of Computer Sciences,

3-Shara-e-Aiwan-e-Tijart, Lahore.

Email:  fawadbaig123@yahoo.com

 Abstract:

Digital Library is an electronic information storage system to fulfill the pedagogical requirements of distance learners in web based education. The basic components of digital library are Learning modules, Metadata or cue cards and Users' profiles. Development of digital library includes following phases: Identification of Requirements and Funding, Hiring of Better Human Resource, Hardware Installment, Development of Learning Modules, Storage of Components, Interface Development and Security Issues.

Keywords: Digital library, Web based education, Learning modules, Metadata, Users' profiles.