Guidlines for Choosing a System


Affiliations

  • Institute of Information Studies, Madras, 600 005, India

Abstract

The use of microcomputers by libraries for housekeeping operations and information retrieval is now possible and economical. The hardware is now manufactured in India and available at affordable prices. But the application software packages are not readily available. Before automation is introduced, a proper evaluation of library's requirements, the software features needed and the hardware capabilities for implementing the software, has to be made. A suitable set of guidelines and criteria will be helpful for choosing a system.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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