ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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Value Added Services in Library Management System: Marching Towards an Era of Open Source Software

Modern libraries have been providing value added services and catering to diverse technologically savvy patron base. Libraries are acclimatizing to digital technology by adopting Library Management Systems (LMS) that work with most of the existing facilities or minimal additional financial investments. Professionals are well aware of Open Source Software (OSS) and their applications in LMS […]

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Conceptions of Indian LibSys Software Users on Open Source Integrated Library Management System

There are many Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) available for library automation in the market and are being instrumental in managing information and knowledge all over the world. Cost effectiveness and the availability of source code are the major rationalities for LIS professionals to adopt FOSS over the proprietary packages. Open Source Integrated Library […]

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Appraisal of integrated library management software in selected Nigerian university libraries

The study examined integrated library management software in selected Nigerian University libraries. Survey method through the use of questionnaire was used to gather data from the respondents who were made up of professional librarians of the selected University libraries studied. The study found out that: there was poor communication between the library management and software […]

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The Use of Search Strategies in OPAC: A Comparative Study of Central Library, IIT Delhi; P. K. Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur and Allama Iqbal Library, Kashmir University

Automated cataloguing has greatly enhanced the search and retrieval operations of libraries. The online computerized catalogue popularly known as OPAC lets to search the terms of user’s choice throughout the database of the holdings of a particular library. Users can make choice from a menu of different options through simple, advance, phrase searching, etc. in […]

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