Review of Related Literature of Library System

1881 Words Feb 21st, 2011 8 Pages
Introduction
Now a days, 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 realized 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 “libraries” which means “a collection of book”. Reading material in a school are stored in libraries. Library is 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 institution or a private
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Moreover, based on the results of our case study, suggestions of improvement in BTH:s digital library are presented. Hopefully, these suggestions will help to make BTH digital library system more usable in an efficient and effective manner for users.
Författare / Author: Muhammad Usman Ali, Muhammad Aasim muag07@student.bth.se, muad07@student.bth.se

Handledare / Tutor: Sara Eriksén sara.eriksen@bth.se Examinator / Examinator: Guohua Bai
Organisation / Organisation: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Sektion / School: COM/School of Computing

+46 455 38 50 00
I samarbete med / In Co-operation with: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Nyckelord / Keywords: Digital libraries (DL), Usability, Electronic Resources, Interface

A library computer system is the software used to catalog, track circulation (where appropriate) and inventory a library's assets. It is intended for home, church, private enterprise or other small to medium sized collections. Larger, First World libraries will typically use an integrated library system to manage the more complex activities such as acquisitions and the reference interview.
An integrated library system (ILS), also known as a library management system (LMS),[1][2] is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed.
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