National Journal of Advanced Research

National Journal of Advanced Research


National Journal of Advanced Research
Vol. 2, Issue 1 (2016)

A study of academic libraries automation system (ALAS) and E-library information services (ELIS)


Dhan Kumar Mahilang

This paper presents arnstudy of academic library automation system (ALAS) and electronic libraryrninformation services (ELIS) is the general term for information andrncommunication technology (ICT) that are used to replace manual system in the academicrnlibrary systems. This research paper details with the various areas of ALASrnsuch us ELIS, objective, needs, functions, networking, software, OPAC, soulrn2.0, circulation, cataloguing, classification, Acquisition, serial control,rninformation retrieval systems, resource sharing, administration, libraryrnmanagement systems, etc. It helps in the selection of best library software forrnacademic library automation system (ALAS). Computer is used in various fieldsrnof library activities. Automation has helped libraries in improving itsrnoperations and accelerating their working capacity
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