Computerized Library System

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Chapter I Project Overview

Introduction
Nowadays, in a highly technological society, human productivity is made more efficient through the development of electronic gadgets. Now, with the advent of such modernization in education, one way to globalize the process of research is to realize that technology is advancing at an incredibly fast pace. Computers are not confined to being used for entertainment but its role in education is also vast. Library is derived from the old French term “librairie” which means “a collection of books.” Reading materials in school are stored in libraries. Library is a place in which books and related materials are kept for use but not for sale. It is also organized for use and maintained by a public body, an
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Objectives of the Project
General Objective The main objective of the study is to develop an effective computerized library system using barcode for the Philippine Institute of Quezon City.

Specific Objectives The following are the specific goals of the study. * To design a prototype that will maintain and update a record and information of all the books in the library. * To develop the system that will help the librarian in generating overdue reports and cataloguing of books. * To test and evaluate the capabilities of the system that shows its effectiveness and usefulness to management. * To develop a system that would speed the operation of the Library transactions to the users and library personnel.

* To design a prototype that is very convenient and user-friendly to the people that use the computerized library system. * To provide a database that can hold the books information in an organized way. * To create a system that can help the users to speed up the time in locating the books.
Scope and Limitation of the Study

Scope of the Study

* The system will be using a bar code transaction which will make it easier for the school to keep track of the books. * It will monitor all the basic library transactions by logging in with the student number. * It gives the student’s access to the Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) which gave them the privilege to search by clicking on the book title will display important

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