Library Automation and its impact on Strategic Planning: the DLSU Experience

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Library Automation and its impact on Strategic Planning: the DLSU Experience. Fe Angela M. Verzosa Library Director. Strategic Planning. proactive than reactive focus on desired outcomes participative. Status of DLSU. Student population of 14,000 Faculty of 700 Non-academic staff of 350 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


<ul><li><p>Library Automation and its impact on Strategic Planning:the DLSU Experience </p><p>Fe Angela M. VerzosaLibrary Director</p></li><li><p>Strategic Planningproactive than reactive</p><p>focus on desired outcomes</p><p>participative</p></li><li><p>Status of DLSUStudent population of 14,000Faculty of 700 Non-academic staff of 350Four CampusesBook collection of 180,000 volumesRegular Subscription to 450 journalsSpecial CollectionsLibrary personnel of 65 </p></li><li><p>Stages in setting up a systemplanningspecifying requirementsselectioninstallationrunningevaluation</p></li><li><p>Needs Assessment SurveyRespondentspriorities access to holdings availability identifying locationsystem design hardware software</p></li><li><p>COMPUTER APPLICATIONSproviding public access to catalogsmanaging circulation of materialsacquisition of new materialscontrolling serial publicationsretrieval of information from databasesnetworking/linkages with other librariesuse of interlending/document supply services</p></li><li><p>COMPUTERIZATION GOALSaccess to nformation and use of collections access to national and international bibliographic networks</p><p>library networking</p></li><li><p>computerization projectsTIME LINE1986 training of system librarian in Australia1988 IIC bookdatabase1988-89 installation of computers1989 training and application of CDS-ISIS software to articles1990-1992 expansion of databases1993 OPAC, DIALOG, WILSONDISCS and HERDIN</p></li><li><p>computerization projectsTIME LINE1994 4 OPAC terminals, 7 286 PCs, 6 databases, 12 CD titles, 2 multimedia computers, email facility, LAN, Internet1995 launching of ESEP Network, installation of TINLIB OPAC, Bibliofile conversion of backfiles, barcoding, FAX, Library Webpage1996 upgraded computers (70), TINLIB cataloging, Cybernook, OCLC F Search </p></li><li><p>ONLINE PUBLIC ACCESSACCOMPLISHMENTSfirst Library to provide online public access via INTERNET two OPACs (Tinlib &amp; CDS-ISIS)11 Databases installed</p></li><li><p>INTEGRATED SYSTEMSAccomplishmentsCatalogingCirculationIssues/Concerns/ Lessons learned Hardware UpgradingAdditional licensesSoftware problems</p></li><li><p>Other AccomplishmentsCD-ROM TechnologyInterlending and Document-deliveryNetworking/Linkages</p></li><li><p>Lessons in Security crime includes theft, physical damage and computer misuse (requiring need for password, locks, alarms, anti-virus)natural hazards (such as floods, fire, earthquakes, lightning, power outages)accidents (from power overload, broken wires, trailing cables)malfunctions (system or human failure)</p></li><li><p>Post-implementation evaluationwhere the goals met by the system ?were the provisions in contract fulfilled ?is the system fine-tuned ?how well does the system satisfy demands placed on it by users ?what complaints have not been solved ?was the money well-spent ?was it worth the time and effort ?</p></li><li><p>Success factorsright productright peopleright timeright cost</p></li><li><p>THANK YOU AND ENJOY YOUR DAY HERE AT DLSU TODAY.</p></li></ul>


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