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What does DLF stand for?

DLF stands for Digital Library Federation (Washington, DC)

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Literature Review Digital Library and Open Access to Knowledge According to Shiri (2003), the Digital Library Federation defines digital library as: "Organizations that provide the resources, including the specialized staff, to select, structure, offer intellectual access to, interpret, distribute, preserve the integrity of, and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works so that they are readily available for use by a defined community or set of communities".
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) and the University of California at Berkeley led Cornell University, the New York Public Library, Pennsylvania State University, and Stanford University in the creation of a testbed which would produce a system for looking into metadata issues and finding solutions ultimately leading to a standard or standards (Hurley, Price-Wilkin, Proffitt, & Besser, 1999).
The Digital Library Federation (DLF) has sponsored preliminary investigations toward establishing a Global Digital Format Registry (GDFR) that will function as a sustainable utility for maintaining the bindings between public identifiers for digital formats and the significant syntactic and semantic properties of those formats.