Perspectives of Library Automation in Developing Countries: A ReviewAuthor : K.V. Jayamma and M. Krishnamurthy
Volume 7 No.2 July-December 2017 pp 39-46
Today libraries are moving from traditional ways towards Automation, which is the result of the need for modern information society. Automated libraries can immediately adopt various innovations in technology and provide the services very effectively, rapidly, efficiently, adequately and economically. The recent trend in automation of library has made significant growth in development and upgrading of the library. In India, Information Technology is being successfully introduced in all types of libraries and information centres. This article reviews the literature on the library automation. The literature includes journal articles, reports, monographs etc., published inside and outside India, discussing about Library Automation, Library Technical Process, Library Networking, Information Systems, Library Co-operations, Cataloguing, Integrated Library Systems, Library Services, Information processing, Academic Libraries, the need for library automation and the problems faced by library professionals.
Libraries, Automation, Karnataka