ERIC Number: ED425749
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Information Technology in Libraries. A Pakistani Perspective.
This book presents an overview of the present status of the use of library automation hardware and software in Pakistan. The following 20 articles are included: (1) "The Status of Library Automation in Pakistan"; (2) "Promoting Information Technology in Pakistan: the Netherlands Library Development Project"; (3) "Library Software in Pakistan"; (4) "The Best Library Software for Developing Countries: More than 30 Plus Points of Micro CDS/ISIS [Computerized Documentation System/Integrated Set of Information Systems]"; (5) "Micro CDS/ISIS: What's New in Version 3.0"; (6) "Use of Micro CDS/ISIS in Pakistan: A Survey"; (7) "Do You Need a Lamp To Enlighten Your Library: An Introduction to Library Automation and Management Program (LAMP)"; (8) "The Development of the LAMP Software for Use in Developing Countries and Its Marketing in Pakistan"; (9) "Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) at Department of Library Science"; (10) "Information Technology Education in Pakistani Library Schools"; (11) "The Technology Challenge and Continuing Education for Pakistani Librarians"; (12) "Information Technology and Library Education in Pakistan: Recent Developments in the Curriculum"; (13) "Information Technology in Library Schools: A Case Study of the University of the Punjab"; (14) "PLA [Pakistan Library Association] Computer Training Center, Lahore: Three Years of Success"; (15) "Library and Information Services in Pakistan: A Review of Articles Published in Foreign Journals: (16) "Pakistani Librarianship during 1990s: A Literature Review"; (17) "Emerging Trends in Technical Services in Libraries: A Training Experience in Pakistan"; (18) "Cataloguing Practice in University Libraries: A Comparison of Three Developing Countries (Pakistan, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia)"; (19) "Subject Cataloguing in Pakistani Libraries"; and (20) "Let's Save Our Cultural Heritage: An Introduction to Library Security System." Each article contains references. (DLS)
Descriptors: Cataloging, Computer Software, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Information Technology, Integrated Library Systems, Librarians, Libraries, Library Automation, Library Development, Library Education, Library Services, Literature Reviews, Online Catalogs, Professional Continuing Education
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Identifiers - Location: Pakistan
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