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Author Haneefa, K.
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Technology
Subject Keyword Wireless Technology ♦ Wireless Networking ♦ Wireless LAN ♦ Library Networking ♦ Bluetooth ♦ Infrared ♦ HiPeRLAN ♦ SMS ♦ WAP ♦ GPRS ♦ UMTS ♦ Mobile Technology
Abstract The paper deals with the application of wireless technologies in libraries, its benefits and issues to consider for installing such a network; wireless Internet access and Short Messaging Service in libraries. The paper describes various wireless technologies like Bluetooth, Infrared, HiPeRLAN and Wireless LAN. The benefits of Wireless LAN like mobility, simplicity, installation speed, flexibility, reduced cost and scalability have been explained and highlights the various Wireless LAN technologies like Narrowband Technology, Spread Spectrum Technology, Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum Technology, Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum Technology and Infrared Technology. The paper also discusses the working of a Wireless LAN, its range and coverage, compatibility with existing networks, security, safety and cost of Wireless LAN. It further highlights various mobile technologies like Wireless Application Protocol, General Packet Radio Service and Universal Mobile Telecommunications System. The paper concludes with the hope that in the near future the wireless technologies will play an important role in the storage, retrieval and dissemination of information in libraries.
ISBN 8190082582
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Place Ahmedabad