Library Database Management
The communication network is expanding continuously. Despite the considerable implications that most of the wide, metropolitan, and local area networks are ineffective and frequently fail, database management receives too little attention. The only way to change this situation is to critical success factors of database management, which include network management functions, instruments, and human resources. For successful database management, related data should be continuously collected in all principal network components. This information is preprocessed and used for different purpose in operational, tactical, and strategic database management. The primary object of this book is to provide a detailed practical guideline for corporations and professionals in the area of library database management. Librarians, network managers, analysts, systems management and operators are the primary audience. The information provided is valuable for information systems managers as well., About The Author:- Arunima Baruah, is a eminent scholar of Library Science, and worked in the Guwahati University Library for a number of years. At present she is a Librarian in Indian Council of Child Welfare. Her academic interests are journalism, problems of women, child labour and mass media. She represented her institution, with research papers, in several national and international seminars., Contents:- Preface • Database Management • Network Management • Online Databases • CD-ROM Networks • Management of Automated Libraries • Strategic Management of Modern Libraries • Information Policies • Index.