Digital Inversion Theory: Principles for the Cooperative Organizing of Online Book Collections

Digital Inversion Theory: Principles for the Cooperative Organizing of Online Book Collections

Name: Steven L. MacCall, PhD
Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of Alabama School of Library and Information Studies
URL: http://www.slis.ua.edu/maccall/DPLA-Beta…

With the relatively recent advent of the possibility for publishing texts online, librarians are potentially at another epochal time when basic theoretical frameworks for cooperative professional practice are due for re-examination
and possible wholesale changes. This DPLA Beta Sprint submission provides a theoretical framework—digital inversion theory—for underpinning the planning of cooperative organizing practices for the existing network of librarians for the era of dynamic online texts.

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