Practical Model of Resource Sharing in the Libraries of Lahore Khalid MahmoodDept. of Library & Information Science University of the Punjab
Proposed Practical ModelOrganization Infrastructure RESOUR CE SHARING Finance Activities
Organization Lahore level network: Can be extended to Punjab and then Pakistan Participating libraries: All types from government and private sector which have automated catalog of at least 75% items Should be no fee to join Executive Committee: DGPL as Chairperson Resource Sharing Coordinator as Secretary Members from participating libraries Experts from outside
Activities Union catalog Virtual union catalog with Z39.50 Inter-library loan By courier/postal service Document delivery Photocopy of journal articles Training PLA-CTC and Dept. of Lib. & Inf. Sc., PU can help Consultancy in automation Pakistan Library Automation Group can help Software development
Finance Punjab Library Foundation Special grant from Federal/Provincial government User charges for ILL, Document delivery, etc.
How to initiate A committee for preliminary work should be constituted in this seminar QAL Chief should coordinate Committee should present a preliminary plan to the BOG of PLF through DGPL Committee can also launch an awareness campaign in librarians and decision makers