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  • 1. LibraryAutomation Prepared to: Mam rose Prepared by:Hannah may rosales
  • 2. Library automation - refers tothe use of computers to automate thetypical procedures of libraries such ascataloging and circulation.Automation - is a process of usingthe machineries for easily workingand saving the human power andtime.
  • 3. Main purpose of Library Automation• to free the librarians and librarystaff and to allow them to contributemore meaningfully to spread ofknowledge and Information.
  • 4. Library ComputerizationComputerization - is the part oflibrary automation. At present use of thecomputer technology for library keepingoperation such as administrative worksacquisition,cataloguing, circulation,serial control, OPAC
  • 5. Development of Library Automation• 1930s Punch card for circulation (IBM)• 1950 Info & Docu. Center America• 1961 Invention of IC by Rober Noyce(Intel) and JackKerby (Texas)• 1961 KWIC H. P. Luhan IBM
  • 6. • 1966 MARC-I and in 1968 it wasconverted in MARC-II byHenriette Avram•1965 Indian Science Abstract: author indexby INSDOC•1970s Many library networks establish inIndia
  • 7. Need of LibraryAutomation• Information explosion• Availability of information in variousformats (Print, nonprint,graphical,audio-visual etc.)• Different approaches and needs ofuser• Limitation of library (time, space &human power)
  • 8. • Duplication in house keeping operation• To well management and retrieval ofinformation• To search national and internationaldatabase• Impact of communication technology• Increasing numbers of users
  • 9. Content of Library Automation• To Obtain increased operationalefficiencies• To improve the quality, speed andeffectiveness of services• To improve access the resources on othernetworks and systems, including the Web
  • 10. • To improve the management of theirphysical and financial resources•To facilitate wider dissemination of theirinformation products and services• Enable their participation in resource-sharing library networks
  • 11. Objectives of Library Automation•Speedily disposal of library work• Establishment of a well storage & retrievalsystem•Time and human power saving withqualitative services•Suitability for library cooperation &coordination development
  • 12. • Simplicity in library management to meetthe objectives• Proper use of human resources• Development of the new library services• Preparation of reports and correspondence•Suitability for resource sharing andnetworking• Development of human resources
  • 13. Special Features of Library Automation•It is an electronics based activity which iscarried out by human beings• It is helpful to providing library services• Standardization in library work• Accuracy in work• Speedily communication of information• Avoid duplication in the library work
  • 14. • Trained staff• Availability of information• It is a time saving system• User friendly system• Networking
  • 15. Requirements for LibraryAutomation• Adequate collection• Financial assistance•Hardware•Software•Trained staff•User training•Maintenance & development
  • 16. Advantages of Library Automation• Easily searching of information• Time saving• Speedily communication• Helpful in stock verification• Easily working with the help of automation• Helpful in resource sharing• It motivate to library staff• Development of human resource
  • 17. Disadvantages of Library Automation• It is long term and time consuming process• Financial expenses• Continuous staff training are required for it• Security problems• It is totally depended on the electricity• Costly maintenance• Untrained users
  • 18. THANK YOU!!!!