Library & Information Technology

Library & Information Technology

LIBRARY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

This page highlights information and articles published in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog under the Category/Label LIBRARY & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

SCOPE: Library automation. Use of technology in libraries. Databases--Search Strategies, Boolean Operators. Information Technology--Components; Impact of IT on Society. Computers--Hardware, Software, Storage Devices, Input/Output Devices. Networking--Concepts, Topologies, Types--LAN, MAN, WAN. Library Automation--Areas of automation, Planning, Hardware, and Software Selection, OPAC. Integrated Library Systems, Digital Libraries, Virtual Libraries, BIBFRAME, Linked Data, Etc.


Contents

  • Summary of Important Articles
  • List of All Articles
  • List of Quizzes


SUMMARY OF IMPORTANT ARTICLES
  • Z39.50 - Z39.50 is a national and international standard defining a protocol for computer-to-computer information retrieval. It is a client–server, application layer communications protocol for searching and retrieving information from a database over a TCP/IP computer network. It is covered by ANSI/NISO standard Z39.50, and ISO standard 23950. The National Information Standards Organization of the United States (NISO) relating to libraries begin with Z39. To use Z39.50, you will need either special software or have an ILS with Z39.50 capabilities. Z39.50 acts like a “back door” into a library catalog. In order to download another library’s records, that library has to allow Z39.50 access to its catalog. If it does, though, there is no fee to pay the library providing the record ... ... ... 

LIST OF ALL ARTICLES