Digital Libraries

Digital Libraries

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As The Range And Extent Of Information Increase So Do The Problems Of Their Identification, Extraction (Dissemination), And Optimal Use (Service). The New Technological Inventions, Including Computers, Are Coming Handy To The Aid Of Librarians And Information Managers In This Endeavour. The Availability Of Low-Priced Mini-Computers In The 1980S Has Encouraged A Large Number Of Libraries And Information Centres To Automate Their Activities And Services.This Timely Publication Makes An Effort To Teach Librarians, Information Workers And Students Of Library Science, Who Have No Mathematical Background And No Computer Knowledge, The Uses Of Computers And Its Applicability To Various Activities In Libraries, So That They Can Adopt The Use Of Computers To Their Routine Work. * Introduction * The Machine * Software * Library Automation * Computerizing The Library * Information Services And Computers * Telecommunication And Networking.... US DoD had launched CALS program in the mid 1980s to improve the process by which various weapon systems are built, ... Thus, it was an integrated, automated approach over the whole of technical information management from research, ... test, evaluation and procurement to the use of the data for production , operation, maintenance, training of the staff and ... This paper surveys the developmental background of CALS strategy to improve shipboard document publication andanbsp;...

Title:Digital Libraries
Author:N. M. Malwad
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 1996-01-01


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