From genesis to revelation of an online resource: The North Carolina History and Fiction Digital Library

Elizabeth Smith

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This paper provides an account of the development of the North Carolina History and Fiction Digital Library (http://www.lib.ecu.edu/ncc/historyfiction/) from an idea into a worldwide resource in two years. The principal investigator for the project introduces the Web site and gives practical and technical information that can be used as a model in other digital projects. The paper includes use statistics; reactions to the site; suggestions for how students, historians, genealogists, and other researchers can use the site; and plans for enhancements.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v10i8.1270



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