Welcome into MeCME Digital Library
Mediterranean Costal Marine Environment DL

[Historical Repository: [1990-2016] It hold 1015 bibliographic documents and about 505 fulltext documents]

MeCME-DL is a digital library made up in order to collect multidisciplinary documentation concerning scientific studies in the Mediterranean coastal areas and in particular in the Southern one, including also specific studies on the Taranto gulf (Mar Grande and Mar Piccolo).

This project focuses upon marine biology, marine microbiology, oceanography and marine chemistry applied to marine pollution monitoring documents preserved at the Istituto Talassografico “A.Cerruti” (IAMC-CNR, Taranto, Italy).

This DL provides bibliographic information, full-text documents, including many types of documents: technical reports, proceedings, pre-prints, theses, published documents (taking into account the actual copyright legislation), analytical data, bibliographies, maps, etc.

MeCME-DL is remarkable for its subject content, having three-fold semantic descriptors (free key-words, ASFA thesaurus, LC classification) and allowing information search and retrieval by different types of users, specialized in marine biology, oceanography and environmental pollution monitoring.

MECME has been built following the example and prototype pattern of the Vallisneri Library, which covers up similar fields of interest. Its main frame as a self publishing digital library has been based upon PUMA PUblication MAnagement, develop and hosted by the Server at the Information Science and Technologies Institute (ISTI) of the National Research Council (CNR) in Pisa.


Information Science and Technologies Institute “A.Faedo” (ISTI) CNR, Pisa, Italy

Marine Costal Environment Institute (IAMC) CNR, Istituto Talassografico “ A. Cerruti”, Taranto, Italy.


Maria Filippi (library coordinator)-IAMC-CNR, Taranto,
Stefania Biagioni (Digital Library project coordinator)-ISTI-CNR,Pisa,
Carlo Carlesi (system administrator)-ISTI-CNR-Pisa

[ Versione disponibile solo in ligua Italiana/ Italian version only ] Powered by OCTOPUS System Copyright © 2003-2004. All rights reserved.