Show simple item record Kodikara, RC Punchihewa, CND 2015-09-01T14:45:19Z 2015-09-01T14:45:19Z 2015-09-01
dc.description.abstract Today, many service oriented organizations like libraries have focused on enhancing their customer service strategies in collaboration with modern developments in technology. Therefore introduction and use of new technology is becoming a common part in modern libraries. This technological introductions to the libraries have made a complete change in all traditional library processes and services. Not only the technology has affected to make impressive improvements in library services but also it has streamlined the library operations. Enhancing image of library and librarians, introducing and promoting of new library services, creating a social learning environment within the library etc. were some of the aspects in library automation projects. The purpose of this paper is to present experiences, problems and solutions experienced during the automation project at University of Moratuwa library. This covers introduction of new integrated library system, migration from one system to another and the technical perspectives of the process of library automation. Automation was introduced to Sri Lankan university libraries in 1987 as a result of proposal provided to University Grant Commission (UGC). University of Moratuwa library started its automation entering catalogue data using CDS/ISIS in 1981 and in year 2000, Libsys software package was installed as a complete integrated library system. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Library Automation at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka en_US
dc.type Article-Full-text en_US
dc.identifier.year 2015 en_US
dc.identifier.journal National Library of Sri Lanka : 25th anniversary en_US
dc.identifier.pgnos 207-2014 en_US

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