The main focus will be on the work performed by the librarian and members of the library. The software application will also display the number of books available which members will be able to issue, the number of books available for reading purpose, number of books issued to members, among others. All the users have to login to the system with separate logins and their respective password. New users can be register but only under librarian concern. A database is there to store the details of users & books and the different online money
In 1974 Library of congress, the National Agricultural Library, the national Library of Medicine, the National Library of Canada started a project contains a quarter of million titles and is accessible via OCLC network. Northern University Library also developed an integrated serial control system, notice converting nearly 15000 current and retrospectiveserial titles. Ulrich plus is a CD-ROM published by R.R. Bowker which contains information about one lakh regularly and irregularly published serials from sixty-five thousand sources in more than 180
‘The Maharaja calls W. A. Borden from America for organizing the library system of the state. He organized library training classes, started a journal named Library Miscellany, established the State Central Library with separate wings for women and children. In about 20 years almost all towns and about 1,100 villages had libraries of their own.’ Like this in this way the modern Public Library movement in India is said to have begun in Baroda during the first decade of the century. ‘The subscription library started at the Fort Williams in 1770 was later on converted into a public library in the early 19th century. A few public libraries started appearing sporadically here and there during the same period in the country.’ Notable among them are: The Aarsha Granthalayam, Waltair, United services Library, Poona, Raghunandan Library, Puriand Bombay General Library.
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have shaped and have been part and partial of our lives. Presently, ICTs are most universally used tools for preserving CH. The foremost steps in preserving CH involve identifying the objects to be preserved and subsequently capturing the artifacts it in a digital medium so that it can be scientifically collected, documented, shared, and recycle (Hunter, 2005). ICTs tool can play a role in capturing, managing and disseminating CH. The usage of ICTs in libraries, museums and archives centers has been introduced with lesser or greater accomplishment into a variety of professional areas and human lives is universal.
ABSTRACT: Digitization refers to the process of information such a book, journal, article, sound recording, pictures, audio tapes and video recording into bits. Bits are the fundamental unit of information in a computer system converting information into their binary digits is called digitization which can be achieve through a variety of available technologies. In many texts, no distinction is made between electronic information and digital information. The two terms are used synonymously. Digital libraries are developing all over the world to collect, store and communicate the information through electronic media.
The substitute to knowledge explosion is the establishment of a sound and well equipped library with primary, secondary and tertiary sources with latest electronic devices. Library As a place of recreation, information and inspiration, be given top attention because library is a social institution to enlighten the citizenship and highlight the new generation of our past, present and future. 1.4.1 Dr.Radhakrishan Commission Report (1948-49) describes library in higher educations: “The library is the Heart of all university works; directly so as regards its research works and indirectly as regards its educational work scientific research how it is being maintained and utilized.” 1.4.2 National Policy on Education (1986): The Government of India admitted failures in implementations and owned the responsibilities for not providing financial and organizational support to the required extent. To overcome the shortcomings and to make education more effective, Knowledgeable and to keep pace with the new developments in science and technology, the new policy on education was introduced in
CHAPTER-I INTRODUCTION 1.0. Introduction “Library is a collection of sources, resources, and services, and the structure in which it is housed; it is organized for use and maintained by librarian and institution or a private individual. In the more traditional sense, a library is a collection of books. This collection and services are used by people who choose not to — or cannot afford to — purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research” (1). Further, library can mean collection, the building or room that houses such a collection or both.
No policy can be definitive for all time, since a library is not a static institution. Ideas about its nature and content are constantly evolving. Therefore, a library collection policy must be responsive to change. A collections development policy is a guideline for the care and development of a library collection. It is a written statement prepared to guide the librarian in relation to planning, budgeting, selection and purchase of informational materials for a library.
CHAPTER - I INTRODUCTION 1.0. Introduction: “Library is a collection of sources, resources, and services, and the structure in which it is housed; it is organized for use and maintained by librarian and institution or a private individual. In the more traditional sense, a library is a collection of books This collection and services are used by people who choose not to — or cannot afford to — purchase an extensive collection themselves, who need material no individual can reasonably be expected to have, or who require professional assistance with their research” (1). Further, library can mean collection, the building or room that houses such a collection or both. The term "Library" has itself acquired a secondary meaning i.e., - a collection