Internet and Email in Libraries

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MLIS Course Code 5501-Information Retrieval and Dissemination- Workshop AIOU 2013

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Internet and Email in Libraries

  1. 1. APPLICATION OF INTERNET AND E-MAIL IN LIBRARIES INTRODUCTION TO LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCES (5501) WORKSHOP SPRING 2013 By: Huma Malik Librarian, Preston University, Islamabad
  2. 2.  What is Network?  What is Internet?  What is E-mail?  Applications in Libraries  Effect on Libraries  Conclusion CONTENTS
  3. 3. What is NETWORK? A network is a group of two or more computer systems linked together.
  4. 4. What is INTERNET? Internet stands for International Network. It is a global/ international system of interconnected computer networks It uses the standard Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) It serve several billion users worldwide.
  5. 5. INTERNET It is network of networks that consists of millions of networks Private networks, Public networks, Academic networks, Business networks, and Government networks
  6. 6. INTERNET The Internet carries an extensive range of information resources and services, such as … the inter-linked hypertext documents of the World Wide Web (WWW), the infrastructure to support EMAIL and other small networks
  7. 7. What is E-MAIL?  Email, sometimes written as e-mail, is simply the shortened form of “electronic mail”  Email, e-mail or electronic mail is the transmission of messages over networks such as internet.
  8. 8. What is E-MAIL?  E-Mail allows people to send messages to one or more recipients at a time.  PARTS OF E-MAIL • 3 parts- for example User name Domain name hadia@yahoo.com Symbol
  9. 9. APPLICATIONS IN LIBRARIES
  10. 10. APPLICATIONS IN LIBRARIES  Librarians use many Internet communications and service utilities.  Some popular applications include: Electronic mail (E-mail) Telnet File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  11. 11.  Electronic mail (E-mail): Used to…  communicate with colleagues and customers.  participate in electronic discussion groups,  share experiences and ideas with other librarians
  12. 12.  Telnet: Used to…  to connect to remote computer resources  explore other library catalogs,  access commercial and noncommercial database services, and
  13. 13.  File Transfer Protocol (FTP): Used to…  obtain software programs, text, images, and sound files from the net and then offer them to their customers.  contribute to the Internet community by making library catalogs and local databases available on the network;
  14. 14. EFFECTS ON LIBRARIES
  15. 15.  Lessened the distance between …  libraries themselves,  libraries and suppliers,  libraries and users.  World Standard of evaluation developed EFFECT ON LIBRARIES
  16. 16. The Virtual Library is  a collection of full text e-books, journals and databases  from various publishers and sources which  can be accessed by remote users  at any time  from any internet connected computer, laptop or other portable device. Development of Virtual Library
  17. 17. Supplement to Libraries’ Collections Internet is considered as a supplement to collections of libraries, in a way …  as a substitute for databases on CD-ROMs (such as accessing online databases), and  a way of saving on subscription charges for printed journals (accessing online journals),  But INTERNET is NOT a REPLACEMENT for printed books.
  18. 18. Administrative Effects Internet’s main administrative effect is on..  staff’s satisfaction,  motives, speed and ease of services,  users’ satisfaction, and  turnouts,  But it has the LEAST EFFECT ON LIBRARIES’ BUDGETS.
  19. 19. Qualities of Librarian  Internet Technology has replaced the traditional work.  So, competency requirements for the librarians are also changed.
  20. 20. Qualities of Librarian  Now, Librarians should have… –to master information technology –deep knowledge in their field (not only librarianship) –good interpersonal skills –knowledge of the basics of marketing –public relations to successfully sell library services.
  21. 21. User training  The importance of user training is increase even more, to help them –to navigate in the onrush of traditional and electronic media, –to develop new search strategies –create personal databases, etc.
  22. 22.  The Internet is being heavily used for performing various library functions such as reference work, classification and cataloguing, document delivery service, subscription to online journals, etc.  ICT has brought change in library objectives; libraries have become the intermediators of information, the focus of the work has shifted from collections to information services. CONCLUSION
  23. 23. THANK YOU By: Huma Malik Librarian, Preston University, Islamabad MLIS-AIOU SPRING 2013 WORKSHOP

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