ICT and Information

  • Download Pre-Installed Koha on Ubuntu

    Koha Integrated Library Management System: Koha is a full-featured Integrated Library System(ILS). there is no cost for the license, you have the freedom to modify the product to adapt it to your needs, etc. Developed initially in New Zealand by Katipo Communications with Horowhenua Library Trust. It is currently maintained by a dedicated team of software providers and library technology staff from around the globe.…

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  • Digital Acquisition Process of Library Materials

    Digital Resources of Library and Information Center. The resources of information which are available in the form of Digital or Electronic format are known as digital resources. Digital resource is the knowledge that becomes a dynamic resource for global sharing more easily than knowledge in any form and lends scope for automated delivery mechanisms. Information have been embedded in varieties of ways and forms in…

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  • Steps of Library Automation

    Systems approach to library automation. The question before the libraries now is not ‘to automate’ or ‘not to automate’ rather ‘how’ to automate. It is a well known fact that considerable human and financial resources are utilized in launching upon automation project. In this connection K.J. Singh (1985) has rightly observed that “no body can deny the advantages of automation, but in developing countries like…

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  • Library Automation: The Concept

    Library Automation The word ‘Automation’ has been derived from a Greek word ‘Automate’ which means something which has the power of spontaneous motion or self-movement (Webster’s Third New International Dictionary of English Language, 1966). The term ‘Automation’ was first introduced by D.S. Harder in 1936, who was then with the General Motor Company in the United States. He used the term automation to mean automatic…

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  • Types of Information Sources

    Different types of Information Sources in Library Generally information sources are classified into three types depends on the information available from the resource. 1. Primary Sources of Information: Primary sources are original materials. They are from the time period involved and have not been filtered through interpretation or evaluation. Primary sources are original materials on which other research is based. They are usually the first…

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  • Impact of Internet on Library and Information Services

    Information is a vital element for any type of development. But, nowadays, information is increasingly growing up by leaps and bounds. In the perspective of knowledge proliferation, person who need to collect information is not possible easily for him. For removing this problems, Internet contributes a lots way in library and information center. The impacts of internet on library and information services are as follows: …

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  • Folksonomy

    The digitalization of information has spawned many new concepts and terminology. One such term is folksonomy, which is a collaborative effort to create user-initiated classification systems. The term is a combination of folks and taxonomy and is also known as collaborative tagging and social indexing. Folksonomies became popular on the web around 2004 as part of social software applications such as social bookmarking and photograph…

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  • Library Automation.

    What is Library Automation? The term ‘Library Automation‘ is being used extensively in library science to mean the application of computer to perform some of the traditional library activities such as acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, stock verification etc. Library automation can be defined simply as the use of computer and networking technologies in the library. Definition: Automation is a process of using the machineries for easy…

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  • Open Source Library software

    What is Open Source Software: The utilization of the computer and World Wide Web technology has given rise to many innovations in the world community including education. Open source software is one of these innovations. The business community have used the advantages of open source software to benefit their institutions. The educational communities are beginning to see the benefits of adopting open source software. The…

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  • Importance of Audio Visual aids in teaching and learning

    Audio Visual Materials is an techniques and which involves the sense of vision as well a s hearing. It is usually used in presentation prepared by the businessman to show graphs on the study of the company, college/university students to their reports and especially the teacher who use audio visual materials to clearly explain the lesson to the students. Audio Visual Aids: Audio visual aids…

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