Library Automation & New Information Technologies
Teaching Staff: Papachristopoulos Leonidas
Course Code: BIB356
Field: General Core
Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Course Language: Greek
Delivery method: Face to face
Total Hours: 3
E Class Page: https://opencourses.ionio.gr/modules/auth/opencourses.php?fc=26
The course aims to provide students with comprehensive and complete information on the historical path, the problems and the changes that led to the task of informing the introduction and use of computational systems to support the work of libraries. The content of the course also includes the full information of the students about the current reality, but also about the emerging trends in the international market of automated systems, as well as of the new information technologies in general. The content of the course completes the analytical approach to how to manage both automation and the change or differentiation of automated systems.
The aim of the course is to give students a complete and comprehensive picture of the current reality and the trends in the technologies that support the information work. The main objective of the course is to enable future scientists and information professionals to be able to properly manage the issues of choosing, introducing and using new information technologies and, on the other, to develop future research activities in these areas.
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to: understand and handle the library's basic services in the automatization.
Week #1: Integrated library programs (Concept, Structure, Layout, Features, Mode)
Week #2: History, the USΑ Congress of Library, and the MARC
Week #3: The Evolution of Automation The main stages
Week #4: Interoperability and the Open Systems
Week #5: Factors Affecting Interoperability
Week #6: The Open Systems
Week #7: Z-3950 protocol
Week #8: Content & the Importance of Automation
Week #9: The Open-URL protocol. Automation today (continued)
Week #10: Automation Management
Week #11: Strategic Information Technologies
Week #12: Business plan
Week #13: Determination of Requirements (RFP)
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- Μπώκος, Γ. Δ. Τεχνολογία και Πληροφόρηση: Από τη διαχείριση του βιβλίου
- στη διαχείριση της γνώσης, Αθήνα, Παπασωτηρίου, 2002
- Clayton, Marlene. Managing Library Automation, Aldershot, Gower, 1987
- Cooper, M. Design of Library Automation Systems: File Structures, Data
- Structures, and Tools, Νέα Υόρκη, Wiley, 1996.
- Healy, Leigh Watson. Library Systems: Current Developments and Future
- Directions, Washington, D. C.: CLIR, 1998.
- Safady, William. Introduction to Automation for Librarians, Σικάγο, Amer-
- ican Library Association, 1994.
Lectures with PPT presentations.