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Library information systems : from library automation to distributed information access solutions / Thomas R. Kochtanek, Joseph R. Matthews.

By: Kochtanek, Thomas R.
Contributor(s): Matthews, Joseph R.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Library and information science text series. Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2002Description: xii, 287 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 1563089661; 1591580188 (pbk.); (OCLC)707067067.Subject(s): Libraries -- Automation | Library information networks | Integrated library systems (Computer systems) | Information storage and retrieval systems | Information technologyDDC classification: 025.00285 Online resources: WorldCat Details
Contents:
Table of contents Part I: THE BROADER CONTEXT -- Evolution of LIS and enabling technologies -- Library information systems marketplace -- Part II: THE TECHNOLOGIES -- Design of integrated library systems -- Open systems -- Telecommunications and networks -- Standards and standards organizations -- Part III: MANAGEMENT ISSUES -- Planning for information technology -- Basic technology axioms -- Impact of technology on library services -- System selection and implementation -- Usability of systems -- Managing library information systems -- Part IV: FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS -- Technology trends -- Digital libraries.
Summary: Designed for core units in library automation and information systems, this text aims to give students an overview of library information systems - from historical background to contemporary technological trends. It covers topics including: systems design; types of systems; and digital libraries.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Part I: THE BROADER CONTEXT --
Evolution of LIS and enabling technologies --
Library information systems marketplace --
Part II: THE TECHNOLOGIES --
Design of integrated library systems --
Open systems --
Telecommunications and networks --
Standards and standards organizations --
Part III: MANAGEMENT ISSUES --
Planning for information technology --
Basic technology axioms --
Impact of technology on library services --
System selection and implementation --
Usability of systems --
Managing library information systems --
Part IV: FUTURE CONSIDERATIONS --
Technology trends --
Digital libraries.

Designed for core units in library automation and information systems, this text aims to give students an overview of library information systems - from historical background to contemporary technological trends. It covers topics including: systems design; types of systems; and digital libraries.

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