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Author: Jane B. Mandelbaum
ISBN13: 978-0887367311
Title: Small Project Automation for Libraries and Information Centers (Supplements to Computers in Libraries)
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Publisher: Mecklermedia; Illustrated edition edition (May 1, 1992)
Pages: 341

Small Project Automation for Libraries and Information Centers (Supplements to Computers in Libraries) by Jane B. Mandelbaum

Library Automation, Networking, and Other Online and New Technology Costs in Academic Libraries. These changes have created rising costs for libraries in a time of tight fiscal constraints, particularly in the area of telecommunications, buildings, furniture, and electronic equipment.

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Library Systems Migration : Changing Automated Systems in Libraries and Information Centers. This book is the result of a session held at the Fifth Annual Computers in Libraries Conference on "Changing Systems".

Although special libraries and information centers has over lapping functional. systems, which have been used in libraries for decades, RFID-based systems move beyond security. to become tracking systems that combine security with more efficient tracking of materials. throughout the library, including easier and faster charge and discharge, inventorying, and materials.

We have been regrettably slow in introducing computers in information work. The reasons could by many. Perhaps, our library and information systems would have had a greater stimulus and support had there been an overall computer environment in the country. However, the situation seems to be changing fast for better.

Areas of Automation in Libraries: The information scientists have been very much affected by the significant capabilities of the computers in the field of information services. That’s why the computer is being used in the following areas of the library functions for automation. a) House keeping operations: As a first step in planning process, it is desirable to formulate a model for computerization listing all itemized and prioritized information systems being maintained on a manual basis by the library

Computers and advanced technologies have made it possible to enhance services in diverse industries including libraries. Various factors must be considered when planning library automation include how automation will help the library and educate the public, how automation fits into the library’s technology plan and how it fits into the budget. Improved Customer Service.

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Automation is the direction libraries are moving in as a discipline and as a group and it is here to stay.

This discusses creative approaches to small-scale automation projects in libraries of all sizes. Throughout the book, actual projects and software are given as representative examples. Topics include automation planning, software and hardware selection, communicating with vendors, databases, spreadsheets, ILL and others. The book also addresses the integration of small scale automation efforts with larger systems. The book is aimed at all information managers and librarians in public, academic and industrial libraries.