HindustanTimes Sat,20 Sep 2014

PU extension library gets bar-code system

HT Correspondent  Ludhiana, March 28, 2013
First Published: 19:45 IST(28/3/2013) | Last Updated: 19:46 IST(28/3/2013)

The Panjab University Extension Library (PUEL) Ludhiana has begun implementing the computerised bar-code system. After successfully installing the bar code printer /reader and SLIM21 software, the library now plans to start issuing books electronically.


In a press note issued on Thursday, Deepak Kapur, director of the library, said the new system would be more student friendly, as it would save over 75% of time vis-a-vis the manual system.

Kapur said all 1.75 lakh books in the library would soon be brought under the new system wherein all major activities namely acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, and serial number control would be computerised.

With the computerisation of the catalogue of books and journals, to form the WEB OPAC (Online Public Access Catalogue), library users would be able to refer to the OPAC as and when needed and search for the required information, said CP Choudhary, assistant librarian.

Choudhary said library members would also be able to look for lists of latest books and periodicals added to the library. A member can also request for a book to be procured by the library through the Web OPAC.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of
blog comments powered by Disqus

more from Ludhiana

‘Passport numbers to be linked with police dept via Internet’

Director general of police (DGP),human resource department,SK Sharma and principal secretary JS Sandhu on Friday visited the Community Police Resource Centre (CPRC) at Police Headquarters and other suvidha centers to know about the procedure adopted by them to issue passport and other police related services.


Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved