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A digital agenda for library automation & networking. e-Granthalaya is a library automation software from National Informatics Centre, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of …

A digital agenda for library automation & networking. e-Granthalaya is a library automation software from National Informatics Centre, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. The software has been designed by a team of experts from software as well as Library and Information Science discipline. Using this software the libraries can automate in-house activities as well as user services. The software can be implemented either in stand-alone or in client-server mode where database and WebOPAC are installed on the server PC while the data entry program is installed on client PCs. The software provides LOCAL/LAN/WAN based data entry solutions for a cluster of libraries where a centralized database can be created with Union Catalog output. The software provides Web OPAC interface to publish the library catalog over Internet/Intranet. The software runs on Windows paltform Only, UNICODE Compliant ,thus, supports data entry in local language.

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  • 1. E-Granthalaya - A digital agenda for library automation & networking
  • 2. E-Granthalaya e-Granthalaya is a library automation software from National Informatics Centre, Department of Electronics & Information Technology, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India. The software has been designed by a team of experts from software as well as Library and Information Science discipline.
  • 3. E-Granthalaya Using this software the libraries can automate inhouse activities as well as user services. The software can be implemented either in standalone or in client-server mode where database and WebOPAC are installed on the server PC while the data entry program is installed on client PCs. The software provides LAN/Web based data entry solutions for a cluster of libraries where a centralized/Common database can be created with Union Catalog output.
  • 4. E-Granthalaya The software provides Web OPAC interface to publish the library catalog over Internet/Intranet. The software runs on Windows paltform Only, UNICODE Compliant ,thus, supports data entry in local language.
  • 5. History
  • 6. The journey ... e-Granthalaya was started as an in-house project at 'Karnataka State Centre of NIC,Bangalore' and first version of the software was designed for the Public Libraries in the State. Later, NIC HQs 'Library and Information Services Division' took over the designing of the software where library professionals were involved in the designing process and, thus, improved the software with enhanced user interface and simplify the work-flow of library functions so that it can suit all kinds of libraries.
  • 7. System Requirements
  • 8. System Requirements For Stand-Alone Mode (All the Components to be installed on a Single PC): Hardware: Pentium or above with backup device, Min 1 GB RAM, 40GB HDD OS: Windows XP(SP2)/Vista/win 7 DBMS: MS SQL Server 2005/2008 (Express Ed) - FREE Connectivity: LAN/Internet Connectivity
  • 9. Features
  • 10. Features Runs on Windows Platform Only (Win XP/vista/7/Server 2003/2008) Provides Local/LAN/WAN based Data Entry Solution UNICODE Compliant, supports data entry in local language Module - Wise Permission to the software Users
  • 11. Features Work-flow as per Indian Libraries Retro-Conversion as well as Full Cataloging Modes of Data Entry Master tables for Authors, Publishers, Subjects, etc Multi-Vol, Multi-Copy and Child-Parent Relationship pattern Download Catalog Records from Internet
  • 12. Features Z39.50 Client Search Built-in Exhaustive Reports for Print Export Records in Text File/MARC/MS ACCESS/EXCEL formats Merger databases of eG3 into Single Database
  • 13. Features Common/Centralized Database for N Number of libraries, minimize data entry Main/Branch Libraries Acquisition/Cataloging Print Accession Register Search Module built-in with basic/advance/boolean parameters
  • 14. Features Library Statistics Reports CAS/SDI Services and Documentation Bulletin Updated Regularly with enhanced Features Compact/Summary/Detailed Reports Option
  • 15. Features Generate Bibliography Data Entry Statistics Built-In News Clipping Services Built-in Digital Library integration with uploading / downloading of pdf/html, etc documents
  • 16. Features Micro-Documents Manger (Articles/Chapter Indexing) SERIALS Control System for Subscription with Auto-Generate Schedule Budget Modules with Bill Register Generation, manages Multi-Budget Head
  • 17. Features Import Data from any structured Source Well exhaustive Web Based OPAC Interface with separate Membership module
  • 18. Modules
  • 19. FEATURES AT A GLANCE LAN/WAN based data entry solution • Automate In-house Activities • Automate User Services • Duplicate Checking • Automate purchasing process with Indian workflow. • Member registration with specific entitlement, due days and fine system • Well integrated database • Output in User friendly style • Compliant with international standards • Common database / OPAC for growth of growth
  • 20. Data Entry Modules Admin Books Acquisition Cataloguing Circulation Serials Articles Indexing Budgets Search /OP AC
  • 21. Web OPAC Search Interface Internet/ Intranet Based Interface Search Library Catalog Basic / Advance Search Use Boolean Operators Search Member Dues
  • 22. ADMIN MODULE Provides space for adding/editing/deleting Users who will operate software Bibliographic level/document type Acquisition modes / Copy Status Countries / Type of Binding Currency Codes Publishers Details / Vendor Details Journal Frequencies / Languages Messages and Text for reports/letter Sections/Subjects/Library Committees
  • 23. BOOKS ACQUISITION MODULE Authors Directory Check Duplicate Titles Add New Title Add Acquisition Record Generate Approval Place Orders Receive Books Accessioning Billing / Payment
  • 24. CATALOGUING MODULE Update full catalog information Update Title Details Update Copy/Holding Details Change Status of the Copy Retro-Conversion Utility Status-Wise List of Books Generate Bar Code labels for Books/Loose Issues
  • 25. CIRCULATION MODULE Add Member Categories Add Entitlement, Due Days and Fine Charges Member Information Issue / Return Return/Reserve Circulation Transactions Overdue Reminder
  • 26. SERIALS MODULE Add Serials Details Add Subscription Info Generate Approval / Order Automatic Scheduling of Loose Issues Reminders for non-receipt of isseus Add Bound V olumes /Holdings History Management
  • 27. BUDGET MODULE Add Budget Details Add Bills Details Generate Payment Request Form Check Details
  • 28. ARTICLES INDEXING Add Articles Add Chapters Populate on Web Search Micro Docs
  • 29. Distribution Policy
  • 30. Distribution Policy The software is provided at zero cost to the Ministries/Departments/Public/Academic/Universities/Colleges and school libraries. Besides, libraries setup in Public / Private sectors may also approach to the NIC for free copy of the software. The support, training, Data Entry, Maintenance, Migration, etc are provided on Payment basis by the NIC/NICSI Emapnelment Agency. Government Libraries Hosting may also be done FREE in NIC Server.
  • 31. Distribution Policy NOTICE: NIC/NICSI has empanelled three Agencies for Rolling out of e-Granthalaya Services in Government Libraries. However, e-Granthalaya Software will be provided FREE to the Libraries but Govt libraries can also avail other services on payment basis (Installation, on-site training, data entry, post implementation support, etc).
  • 32. How to get the S/W
  • 33. How to get the Software The e-Granthalaya software can be get from any District/State Centres of NIC or from NIC Hqs, New Delhi by sending one official letter on letter head duly signed by Authority along with duly filled request form.
  • 34. Request Form
  • 35. Support Services
  • 36. Paid
  • 37. Optional
  • 38. (Rates Per Man Month)
  • 39. Data Entry *Basic Data Entry includes all available fields in a document without ABSTRACT, SUMMARY, KEYWORDS and No Classification. ** Detailed Data Entry include all available filed in a document with ABSTRACT or SUMMARY, KEYWORDS and Classification of Documents as per the Library Requirements.
  • 40. eG3
  • 41. e-Granthalaya (Ver.3.0) improve the software regularly on the basis of user feedback recently released the third version of eGranthalaya (ver. 3.0), popularly called as eG3. This version is based on the recent technologies from Microsoft and also more features have been added.
  • 42. New Features Multi-Lingual The "eG3" is a multi-lingual version supports data entry in all the 10 Indian Scripts/languages
  • 43. D Script Font Languages Sanskrit, Hindi, Marathi, Knkani, Nepali Devanagari Mangal Tamil Latha Tamil Telugu Gautami Telugu Gujarati Shruti Gujarati Gurumukhi (Punjabi) Raavi Punjabi Malayalam Kartika Malayalam Bengali Vrinda Bengali, Assamese, Manipuri Oriya Kannada Oriya Tunga Kannada
  • 44. ClickOnce The eG3 deployment is based on the new technology from Microsoft called as 'ClickOnce'. Under this kind of deployment, the e-Granthalaya software will be kept in NIC server from where it can be deployed/installed automatically on the target/client PC. Updation is also downloaded automatically when the application is run on the Client PC every time.
  • 45. Users
  • 46. Training
  • 47. Training & Workshop NIC provides the initial training for new eGranthalaya users. Conducts 3-days exhaustive workshop from time to time for users of these software at various NIC State and District Centre in India. Sometimes NIC conducts the workshop in collaboration with various Government Departments as well as Users.
  • 48. Training & Workshop All the training / workshop conducted are FREE and provides refreshments / lunches/ teas etc besides training kit, copy of latest software, installation guide, user manual and certificate to the participants. These training and workshops are announced on e-Granthalaya web site for users and nominations are accepted on first-comefirst basis.
  • 49. Contact Ram Kumar Matoria Technical Director Library and Information Services Division NATIONAL INFORMATICS CENTRE A-Block, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road New Delhi -110 003 Ph.011-24305487 Email: rkmatoria@nic.in Website: http://egranthalaya.nic.in/
  • 50. Koha
  • 51. Features • Simple, clear interface for librarians and members (patrons) • Various Web 2.0 facilities like tagging, comment, Social sharing and RSS feeds • Union catalog facility • Customizable search • Circulation and borrower management • Full acquisitions system including budgets and pricing information (including supplier and currency conversion) • Simple acquisitions system for the smaller library • Ability to cope with any number of branches, patrons, patron categories, item categories, items, currencies and other data • Serials system for magazines or newspapers • Reporting • Reading lists for members
  • 52. BiblioteQ
  • 53. Features Administrator roles. Cataloguing of books, DVDs, journals, magazines, music CDs, photograph collections, and video games. Cover images with drag and drop support. Customizable displays.
  • 54. Features Customizable item data, pricing information, and currencies. Embedded hyperlinks for localized searches of similar items. Exporting of views to CSV files. Free and Open Source technology.
  • 55. Features Front cover image retrieval via Amazon. Internationalization (translation) support. BiblioteQ currently supports the Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, and Greek languages. Item reservation. Item reservation histories for patrons. Listings of overdue items, requested items, and reserved items. Patron information.