| || Barcoding for faster library transactions |
Author :Jeevan, V.K.J.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :20(3) ; 2000 ; pp.15-19
Abstract : The utility of barcoding for faster library transactions is time-tested, and more and more computerised libraries in our country are using this technology. The paper briefly outlines the applications of this technology for library work. The barcode data transfer works in perfect harmony with library databases and can be used for faster and efficient library transactions. Various hardware, software, and symbologies are explained. A case study on application of barcode technology at the Central Library of Indian institute of Technology, Kharagpur, is elaborated. The paper also highlights the future applications of this technology in the information workplace. An indicative list of local barcode solution providers is also provided.
Keywords : Library transaction;Barcoding;Indian institute of technology;IIT Kharagpur