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a Guide For Librarians and System Managers, 1st Edition

Edited by Shelagh Fisher, Jennifer Rowley


273 pages

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First published in 1992, This guide, one of a series looking at library automation systems, will not only help prospective users in their systems choice, but will also give current a better appreciation of the potential of their own system.Written by users of the system and reflecting their experience, the guide examines BookshelF’s place in the automated libraries’ market, the company’s history, reliability and support services. All the hardware and software used in connection with BookshelF are described and the reader is taken through all the process involved in setting up the system, and introduced to the specific packages and application. This guide will also be interest to students of information management, information science and librarianship.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. History and Development. 3. Hardware and Software. 4. System-wide Parameters and Features. 5. Catalogue Module. 6. Acquisitions Module. 7. Circulation Module. 8. Serials Module. 9. Management Information. 10. BookshelF User Group. 11. Support Services. 12. BookshelF in the Academic Library: Paisley College of Technology. 13. BookShelF in the Public Library: Dumfries and Galloway Public Libraries. 14. BookshelF in the Special Library: Equal Opportunities Commission. 15. BookshelF in the Special Library: Institute of Personal Management.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General