Search: Look for:   Last 1 Month   Last 6 Months   All time
Home :: World

Delhi Public Library books' catalogue to go online

Tue, 01 Jan 2008 ANI

New Delhi, Oct.1 (ANI): Delhi Public Library, main building of which is located near the old Railway station in the city, has decided to put its current catalogue online from October 2.


The online catalogue will include a section on current acquisitions and books received under the Delivery of Books Act from 2007.


"The new facility being provided for the first time by any Indian library will enable downloading bibliographical information of Indian language books from the DPL site in Marc 21 format which is followed by libraries in the country," said a senior Library official.


"At present about 20,000 currently acquired books have been enlisted in the new catalogue system. The remaining old collection of books available in the library will also be made available online in a phased manner in near future," the official added.


The new catalogue system being offered through Koha 3.0 open source library software could be accessed by visiting the official website and


As retro-conversion of such a massive collection is a gigantic and time- consuming task, hence Delhi Public Library has decided to introduce Koha in different phases.


The books' online catalogue (OPAC) facility is hoped to prove a major relief for Delhi Public Library, which has about 45,000 members and users from across the world who can now easily locate favourite books out of its huge collection. They will have a far less cumbersome task to locate the required books than it used to be till date. (ANI)


Read More: Delhi

Manohar Lal being presented with a memento
Manoj Tiwari BJP Relief meets the family members of late Ankit Sharma
Haryana CM Manohar Lal congratulate former Deputy PM Lal Krishna Advani on his 92nd birthday
King of Bhutan, the Bhutan Queen and Crown Prince meeting the PM Modi
PM Narendra Modi welcomes the King of Bhutan
Post comments:
Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Your Phone :
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image




Excellent Hair Fall Treatment
Careers | Privacy Policy | Feedback | About Us | Contact Us | | Latest News
Copyright © 2015 NEWS TRACK India All rights reserved.