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  1. 1. Internet/Intranet use in the Library & Information Center at Deutsche Software T B Anand Deutsche Software (India) Ltd. No. 26-27, Raheja Towers, VIII Floor, M.G.Road, Bangalore 560 001 (email:
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>About our Organisation- Deutsche Software India (DSI) </li></ul><ul><li>Network set up in DSI and in library </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware & software set up in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Library & Information Services. </li></ul><ul><li>Internet/intranet applications in the library </li></ul>
  3. 3. Deutsche Software: Beginnings... <ul><li>Established in April 1992 </li></ul><ul><li>100 % Export Oriented Software House </li></ul><ul><li>Fully Owned Subsidiary of Deutsche Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Located in Bangalore </li></ul><ul><li>Planned as an In-House Support Centre to Deutsche Bank Group </li></ul>
  4. 4. Deutsche Software Today... <ul><li>Software Company Comparable to the Best </li></ul><ul><li>Functional Expertise in Banking & E-Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>Over 3000 Square Metres of Office Space fully Furnished & Networked </li></ul><ul><li>ISO 9001 & TickIT Certified </li></ul><ul><li>Over 300 Professionals </li></ul>
  5. 5. Staff Profile
  6. 6. Technical Infrastructure <ul><li>Highend PC’s on Every Desk with Lotus Notes & Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Four 128 KBPS leased links </li></ul><ul><li>100 Mb FDDI LAN Connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>ISDN Lines </li></ul><ul><li>Video Conferencing (Picturetel/concorde) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Technical Infrastructure... <ul><li>Servers: IBM RS6000(UNIX), Windows NT, OS2,COMPAQ Proliant </li></ul><ul><li>System/DB Administration: UNIX/AIX, Windows NT, OS/2, Lotus Notes, Oracle DBA </li></ul><ul><li>Workstations/PC’s: COMPAQ, DELL </li></ul><ul><li>Network Operating System: Windows NT </li></ul><ul><li>Network Topology: Ethernet </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Protocol: TCP/IP </li></ul>
  8. 8. Deutsche Software Network
  9. 9. Orga Chart : Management & Services
  10. 10. Hardware & software set up in the Library <ul><li>Hardware: CD-Server (Lanbit), Scanner (HP Scanjet 5100c), HP Deskjet 720C printer, 4 Highend PCs (One with Multimedia) </li></ul><ul><li>Software: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web server Software : Apache, Omni httpd, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Image Editing Software: Adobe Photoshop </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Groupware: Lotus Notes 4.5 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operating System: Windows NT 4.0 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OCR Software Textbridge </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Introduction to Library & Information Services <ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>To support DSI’s business operations in general, and to serve the information needs in particular by... </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Objectives... <ul><li>Identifying, Selecting, Acquiring, Processing and Providing access to Information Resources - Books, Manuals, Journals, Standards and Electronic Resources etc., - needed by DSI for its Business activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Preparing Value Added Information Services and Products. </li></ul><ul><li>Setting up and administering webservers. (Internet & Intranet) </li></ul><ul><li>Exploiting Internet/Intranet for DSI’s Business information needs </li></ul><ul><li>Collecting, Organising and Providing Access to Internal (projects related) information </li></ul><ul><li>Ensuring the optimum and proper usage of the resources. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Library Resources: <ul><li>Collection of Resources: 600 Plus Books, 35 Serials and DEVELOPER’S SOURCE CD, 1,100 Manuals, 200 CD-ROMs </li></ul><ul><li>Processing of the Materials ACM Classification Scheme. </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation Details (Issues /Returns/Reservations) Average 50 transactions per day </li></ul>
  14. 14. Information Service... <ul><li>Library and Information Center’s Intranet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keeping the objective of delivering information to your desk (top!), Library and Information Center’s Intranet site has been developed. Visit the Library and Information Center’s Intranet Home Page at : http:/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Library and Information Center's Gateway to Deutsche Bank Group’s Intranet Resources. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A single window to information resources on the Intranets of Deutsche Bank Group worldwide. This information is available at Library’s Intranet site, </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Network based Information Services <ul><li>Current Contents Service </li></ul><ul><li>Network Access to CD - ROMs Lanbit CD-Server of 4 CD’s Capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Current Awareness Service Info to users desktop </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Using latest web tools - Push technology (pointcast) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Information Service... <ul><li>Compiled two Books: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet resources on Y2K </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Internet Resources on DATAWAREHOUSING </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Access to Global Discussion Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Identified & Compiled a list of Newsgroups of interest to Deutsche Software and provided centralised access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Accessible across the DB network worldwide </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Sample screen of Notes Desktop
  18. 20. Global Discusssion forums
  19. 21. Sample screen of JAVA list
  20. 22. Information Service... <ul><li>DSI Website/Server Administration </li></ul><ul><li>DSI Intranet Server Administration (Http:// </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Library & Inormation Services, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>QA Intranet Site </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reflections @ DSI </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Project sites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Search Service from Library and Information Center. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helping staff in identifying, searching and extracting and downloading project related information/products from relevant Internet sources. To avail this service, Staff need to send a mail, routed through respective Project Manager to Anand TB </li></ul></ul>
  21. 25. On-line Library Management System <ul><li>Features of On-line Lotus Notes Based Library Management System </li></ul><ul><ul><li>View all the Library Resources, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By Title, Author, Acc. No. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By Descriptor/Keyword . from your desktop . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>See your dues to the Library from your PC. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Find out the Issued books and readily available </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>to borrow etc., </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>(SDB063/DSIAPPS/Library Management System) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>( </li></ul></ul></ul>
  22. 26. Web Interface to Library Application
  23. 27. Journals details online
  24. 28. Manuals Info Online
  25. 29. Completed Projects Info. <ul><li>Completed Project information is being maintained in the library . Project Planning to Customer feedback Six Months common retention period Available at off site for reference. Back -up tapes are preserved in fire proof cabins </li></ul><ul><li>Information is online and accessible from Library Intranet Site </li></ul>
  26. 30. URLs to Remember... <ul><li>Deutsche Bank (DB) </li></ul><ul><li>Deutsche Software </li></ul>
  27. 31. Future Plans <ul><li>Integrating Library & Information Services using Web browser as common Interface. </li></ul><ul><li>Implementing ‘edunet’ : Deutsche Bank’s Online learning Centre. </li></ul>
  28. 32. Acknowledgement: Thanks to Mr. S. Nagarajan, President, Deutsche Software, for inspiration and encouragement to present this.
  29. 33. <ul><li>Thank You. </li></ul>
  30. 34. Discussion