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Title: CD-ROM collection management and development of a web interface by using WINISIS/GENISIS at P K Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur
Authors: Mishra, R
Kumar, Rajesh
Tripathi, D P
Issue Date: Dec-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: The advent of CD-ROM technology has made profound impact on library services with its unique features of large storage capacity and iterative search facility. The P K Kelkar Library of IIT Kanpur had started procuring CD-ROMs and other multimedia resources to overcome the ever growing need of space, as also to provide fast and iterative search facility to its user since 1990s. The purpose of this paper is to describe the processes involved in managing the CD-ROM collection at P. K. Kelkar Library.The paper discusses the importance of CD-ROM in relation to de-stressing library collection. It outlines the planning and processes involved in organizing CD-ROM collection on shelves and development of a user interface through open-source software, i.e., Winisis and GenisisWeb.
Page(s): 265-274
ISSN: 0972-5423
Source:ALIS Vol.55(4) [December 2008]

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