Local area network (lan) in library and information services a case study of management institutes in jaipur


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  • October 15, 2010 BOG VIII
  • October 15, 2010 BOG VIII
  • Local area network (lan) in library and information services a case study of management institutes in jaipur

    1. 1. Local Area Network (LAN) in Library and Information Services: A Case Study of Management Institutes in Jaipur Presented in National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking (NACLIN 2010) at BITS-Pilani, Goa Mili Bajpai Jaipuria Institute of Management 1, Bambala Institutional Area, Pratap Nagar, Sanganer, Jaipur-33 Rajasthan (E-mail: mbajpai@jimj.ac.in ) NACLIN 15-18 June 2010
    2. 2. ABSTRACT <ul><li>Information networking is concerned with end –users’ communication and access to network information services. Now-a-days most of the libraries are providing their information services through their network based IT infrastructure. The purpose of this paper is to explain the use of network based library services by Management Institutes’ libraries in Jaipur. The paper accomplished with suggestion for effective utilization of LAN providing different type of Library and Information Services. </li></ul>
    3. 3. Outline of Presentation <ul><li>Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>Rational of Study </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives of this study </li></ul><ul><li>Methodology </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul>
    4. 4. Introduction <ul><li>Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has made profound impact on the society in general and in the field of Library and Information Science in particular. Availability of modern ICT infrastructure forced the libraries to offer many of their services both over intranet and internet. Library networking is the use of computer networking to support all forms of communication between libraries and their users, and between libraries and their suppliers. </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>Aim of this paper deals with the different type of information services provided by Management Institutions in Jaipur through their network-based IT infrastructure. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Rational of the Study <ul><li>The present study is limited nine Management Institutes libraries in Jaipur </li></ul><ul><li>Jaipuria Institute of Management, Jaipur </li></ul><ul><li>Indian Institute of Health Management Research </li></ul><ul><li>RA Podar Institute of Management </li></ul><ul><li>International School of Informatics & Management </li></ul><ul><li>Institute of Rural Management </li></ul><ul><li>Jagan Institute of Management Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Amity Business School </li></ul><ul><li>NIMS Institute of Management </li></ul><ul><li>Arya College of Management Education </li></ul>
    7. 7. Objectives of the Study <ul><li>To know the different types of collection of the libraries </li></ul><ul><li>To identify various electronic resources subscribed by the libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>To identify the level of library automation carried out for </li></ul><ul><li>in house operation. </li></ul><ul><li>To know the level of networking and network based information services provided by these libraries </li></ul>
    8. 8. Methodology <ul><li>A Comprehensive survey was carried out using a structured questionnaire. Investigators visited the surveyed libraries and collected data. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Analysis & Finding Table no:1 Number of Staff in Library   Name of the Institute No. of Staff in Library    Professional total staff   Professional % total staff     JIMJ 2 22%   IIHMR 4 44%   RAPIM 6 66%   IIIM 3 33%   IRM 3 33%   JIMS 2 22% AMITY Business School 3 33% NIMS 4 44% Arya Management Institute 4 44%
    10. 10. Table 2: Library Collection   Name of the Institute   Books Bound Volume  Reports  Conference proceeding  CDs  No. of Journal Subscribed    Print   Online   JIMJ 6500 500 205 20 1000 80 2500   IIHMR 27000 1500 3000 1120 2200 150 3000   RAPIM 20,000 3000 6000 2575 1555 45 1200   IIIM 15000 2200 1000 500 800 80 100   IRM 29485 800 800 100 675 111 NA   JIMS 5500 300 250 N/A 800 25 150 AMITY Business School 25000 650 350 50 1000 100 3000 NIMS 6000 455 150 45 1330 38 150 Arya Management Institute 5000 880 275 75 980 58 120 Total 139485 10285 12030 4485 10340 687 10220
    11. 11. Table 3: Electronic Resources Name of the institute Online Databases CD-ROM Databases   JIMJ EBSCO, EMERALD and CMIE(Prowess) NIL   IIHMR EBSCO, EMERALD and CMIE(Prowess) Proquest Health Industry Database   RAPIM NIL NIL   IIIM EBSCO NIL   IRM IEEE computer society journal NIL   JIMS EBSCO NIL AMITY Business School EBSCO, OXFORD JOURNALS, CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, TAYLOR & FRANCIS, UGC-INFONET, Springer Link, RSC, IOP, portlandpressliited, AIP, nature.com Industrial Database NIMS EBSCO NIL Arya Management Institute NIL NIL
    12. 12. Table 4: Library Automation Name of the Institute  Institute Computerized   Networking System  Total No. Work stat on in Library    Availability of Computer at Library   Fully Partially  No  LAN  MAN  WAN    JIMJ Y Y Y     6   IIHMR Y Y Y     8   RAPIM Y Y Y     2   IIIM Y Y Y     4   IRM Y Y Y 3   JIMS Y Y Y 2 AMITY Business School Y Y Y 5 NIMS Y Y Y 2 Arya Management Institute Y Y Y 4
    13. 13. Table 5 :Library Networking Name of the Institute Library Networking Connected with organization Type of network model Network operating system Library Software   Name of Library Software Network based JIMJ Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 LIBSYS Y IIHMR Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 LIBSYS Y RAPIM Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y IIIM Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y IRM Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y JIMS Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 LIBMAN Y AMITY Business School Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y NIMS Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y Arya Management Institute Y Y Clients/server networks Windows 2003 In-house Y
    14. 14. Table 6: LAN Services @Library Name of the Institute Internet connectivity Type of Inter Connectivity Website of Library Designed & Maintenance of library website   JIMJ Y Leased line N N   IIHMR Y Leased line N N   RAPIM Y Leased line N N   IIIM Y Broadband N N   IRM Y Leased line N N   JIMS Y Leased line N N AMITY Business School Y Leased line N N NIMS Y Leased line N N Arya Management Institute Y Leased line N N
    15. 15. Table: 7 Other Network Services Name of the Institute Library network connection with other libraries in that city    If yes, number of library connected network based services availing/provided with other library connected Database server kept  Maintenance of database server   Library Computer Centre   JIMJ N     Y   Computer Staff   IIHMR N     Y     Library Staff   RAPIM N     Y Computer Staff   IIIM N Y Computer Staff   IRM N Y Computer Staff   JIMS N Y Computer Staff AMITY Business School N Y Computer Staff NIMS N Y Computer Staff Arya Management Institute N Y Computer Staff
    16. 16. Suggestions <ul><li>Latest IT infrastructure should be implemented to serve the user community in better and faster ways. </li></ul><ul><li>For Effective use of library collection and providing </li></ul><ul><li>pin-pointed information services to its users. Library </li></ul><ul><li>should use all the functional area of Automation software. </li></ul><ul><li>Library portal should be designed and developed, which will be gateway to an institutions’ resources for users by listing and creating a direct link to the native interface of each resource and also for providing their different services. </li></ul>
    17. 17. 2 <ul><li>Library should be connected to the institutional Local Area Network as well as that of other Management Institute through Networking. There need of a special Library network for management Institutes in Jaipur for Resources Sharing. </li></ul><ul><li>To create a library website presenting information regarding library collection, services and facilities provided by the library. </li></ul>
    18. 18. Conclusion <ul><li>The use of Application of ICT in Management Institutes libraries is help full to acquire the right information at the right time in the right place at the right of cost. It improves the status of library and it reduces the work load of library professional. Librarian should provide pin pointed information using ICT tools extensively, to ensures the optimum utilization of the resources and ensuring the satisfaction of the users. The data of B-school libraries need to provide addition different important information and services thorough their network-based IT infrastructure. Comparison to today’s providing information services with latest IT infrastructure by top B-School libraries in India is far away . </li></ul>
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