Library Information Systems: From Library Automation to Distributed Information Access Solutions by Thomas R. KochtanekLibrary Information Systems: From Library Automation to Distributed Information Access Solutions by Thomas R. Kochtanek

Library Information Systems: From Library Automation to Distributed Information Access Solutions

byThomas R. Kochtanek

Paperback | October 4, 2002

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This book will be well placed on the shelves of the many libraries faced with the complexities that information technology developments bring to the library. Giving a useful overview of library systems-from their history to current trends in the technology and marketplace that serve libraries-this book includes coverage of telecommunications, standards, planning, managing technology in libraries, system selection, and more. Specifically designed for core units in library automation and information systems, this text gives students a comprehensive overview of one of the most critical areas of library operations, and enables them to take the lead in managing the complexities that information technology brings to the library. Giving important insight into library information systems-from their history to the latest technological trends and information about the marketplace that serves libraries-this book includes coverage of standards, planning, managing technology in libraries, system selection, an
Title:Library Information Systems: From Library Automation to Distributed Information Access SolutionsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.63 inPublished:October 4, 2002Publisher:ABC-Clio, LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1591580188

ISBN - 13:9781591580188

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?Library Information Systems provides a very good overview of library automation, includes lots of context for decision-making, and does an excellent job of carefully explaining technical terminology. ...this book is designed for use in a library and information science course. It would also be useful for a non-technical manager who assumes responsibilities for library information systems, or for the small library director seeking a broad context for information system decision-making.?-Technical Services Quarterly