Automation of libraries and documentation centers: a evaluation process of softwares

The market of production and make up of software for library automation has shown a great impulse in the last ten years. Choosing a software today, is more than just choosing a technological tool to implement services for libraries. It represents the introduction of a new philosophy of work, new behavior and new informational values. This work shows the result of studies performed for the choice of a software for automation of libraries in the Presidência da República. Contribute of professionals and scholars in the field is included in the review of literature, in the analysis of each product and identification of desirable and necessary requirements that the software should offer to the process of automation of libraries and documentation centers.

Automation of libraries; Library software; Informatics applied to libraries

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