Bilal, Dania. 1956-

Library automation : core concepts and practical systems analysis / Dania Bilal ; foreword by Marshall Breeding. - 3rd ed. - Santa Barbara, Calif. : Libraries Unlimited, 2014 - xxix, 279 p. ; 26 cm.

Reshaped and expanded edition of: Automating media centers and small libraries. Second edition. 2002.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Integrated library system (ILS) defined -- Library automation life cycle (LALC). Phase I, System identification and planning -- LALC phase 2 : gathering user requirements -- LALC phase 3. Structuring user requirements and selecting a system -- LALC phase 4. System implementation. Part 1. Preparing the collection for the integrated library system -- LALC phase 4. System implementation. Part II. Installation, testing, facility, training, and tracking system use -- Software, hardware, and network architecture -- System (ILS) migration -- LALC phase 5. Evaluating system use through usability -- Library automation "on the move". Table of contents

Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries.

9781591589228 (pbk. : acidfree paper) 1591589223


Integrated library systems (Computer systems)
Open source software--Library applications.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / General.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / Administration & Management.

Z678.9 / .B54 2014

025.00285 / BIL 2014

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