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  • 1. TECHNOLOGY IN LIBRARIESWhat Does a Library Need Today?
  • 2. THERE WAS A TIME WHEN THIS WAS H I G H T E C H L I B R A RY E Q U I P M E N T:3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 2
  • 3. THINGS ARE A LITTLE DIFFERENT TO DAY .3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 3
  • 4. FIRST THE TYPEWRITER WENT THROUGH SOME MAJOR REVISIONS :  Manual Typewriter:  Electric Typewriter :  Word Processor :3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 4
  • 5. THEN….ENTER THE COMPUTER AGE: Computers in libraries today are a must. With computers, the library staff can:  Catalog library materials  Display materials for patron use on the OPAC  Check materials in and out with the use of a computer  Keep track of Circulation information3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 5
  • 6. BUT WAIT! THERE IS SO MUCH MORE!  Use book keeping programs to handle the library’s finances  Post Library Web-sites to keep the community informed of library activities, and to encourage community input  Connect with other libraries to share resources  Allow patrons to request, reserve, and renew materials  Use computer and online tools for organizing, creating, and communicating3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 6
  • 7. OTHER TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES THAT AID LIBRARIANS TODAY INCLUDE:  Bar codes  Bar code readers and scanners  Scan-able library cards  Self check-out systems3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 7
  • 8. S O M E M U S T - H AV E S F O R T H E L I B R A R Y:  Printers For both patron and staff use  Copiers  Fax machine  Scanner  Microfiche reader  Head phones3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 8
  • 9. PRACTICAL ELECTRONIC HELPS  Security System Gates  Detection Labels  Patron Counters  Security Cameras  Security Mirrors  Hiring a security company to monitor for emergencies3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 9
  • 10.  A telephone system with voice mail capability  A Projection system is wonderful for meetings, workshops, trainings sessions, and family movie nights  Wii or other games3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 10
  • 11. PATRON COMPUTERS, LAPTOPS, AND WI-FI USED FOR:  Homework  Adult education  Job searches  Creating and submitting resumes  Enjoyment  Communication  Accessing government websites  And so much more!!!!!!!!3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 11
  • 12. And don’t forget BOOKS!!! AND AUDIO BOOKS, E -BOOKS AND E -BOOK R E A D E R S, P L AY- AWAY S , C D ’ S , D V D ’ S , N E W S PA P E R S , M A G A Z I N E S , A N D AC C E S S T O G R E A T S O F T WA R E A N D W E B - S I T E S !3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 12
  • 13. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION. today’s library’s have so much to offer!! What do you have at your library?3/2/2012 LIS 557 Computer Applications in Libraries 13