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Author Natarajan, M.
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 ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Redesigning ♦ Library Services ♦ Library Automation ♦ LIS professionals ♦ SDI
Abstract This article deals with the library automation and the technological trends in recent years. It stresses about the managing the library activities and the need for library automation. The characteristics of paper library to automated library have been given in detail with the services and products. The enhancement of automated environment has been given in detail with the services offered under different headings like SDI, accession data transfer and sharing, the databanks, the role of reference librarian in automated environment, online catalogs and about information networks are explained in detail. The benefits of automation are explained and the LIS professionals should take the new environment as a challenge and face the user community by redesigning the services.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article