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    Comparison between a Digital and a Physical Library

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    Discuss the benefits of an online versus on-ground library.

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    A online library is a library in which a significant proportion of the resources are available in machine-readable format (as opposed to print or micro form), accessible by means of computers. The digital content may be locally held or accessed remotely via computer networks. In libraries, the process of digitization began with the catalog, moved to periodical indexes and abstracting services, then to periodicals and large reference works, and finally to book publishing. Some of the largest and most successful digital libraries are Project Gutenberg, ibiblio and the ...

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    This compares and contrast the digital library with the physical library.