Managing library automation / Marlene Clayton with Chris Batt.

Begins by setting library automation within the context of wider strategy for the use of Information Technology. Stresses the important of careful planning - the first skill of management. Explores the "nuts and bolts" of hardware and software and reveals some of the more significant chang...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Clayton, Marlene, 1951-
Other Authors: Batt, Chris.
Format: Book
Published: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate, [1992]
Edition:Second edition.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. Planning for automation
  • 2. Hardware and the library manager
  • 3. Software
  • 4. Technical support functions
  • 5. Established standards, techniques and compatability issues
  • 6. Communications and networking
  • 7. Choosing a library management system
  • 8. Implementing the system
  • 9. File creation
  • 10. Managing working systems.