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
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,
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.
[Historical Repository: [1990-2016] It hold 1015 bibliographic documents and about 505 fulltext documents]
Mediterranean Costal Marine Environment DL
Maria Filippi (library coordinator)-IAMC-CNR, Taranto,
(Digital Library project coordinator)-ISTI-CNR,Pisa,
Carlo Carlesi (system administrator)-ISTI-CNR-Pisa