Evaluation of Digital Libraries summarizes research and practice on both sides of the Atlantic and aims to answer the potential questions that both the theoretical and practical areas of digital library evaluation have posed during recent years. The book systematically presents aspects of participating communities, reasons and aims of evaluation, methodologies and metrics, and application paradigms.
Giannis Tsakonas holds a BSc and a PhD in librarianship from the Department of Archives and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Corfu. Currently he works as a librarian in the Library & Information Center, University of Patras. Christos Papatheodorou holds a BSc. and a Ph.D in Computer Science from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Archive and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece.