Barcode Generation Tools in Integrated Library Management and Retrieval System

Sukumar Mandal

Abstract


Barcode generation is an inevitable and indespensible in automated and digital library system. This paper highlights the barcode generation in library automation. Eighteen open source barcode tools have been selected and most of the softwares are support windows operating system but only few of them support both of the operating system (Windows and Linux). All of the softwares are selected on the basis of the global recommendations like Open Library Environment Project (OLE), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Digital Library Federation (DLF), Integrated Library System for Discovery Interface (ILS – DI) and Request for Proposal (RFP) and compare parameters on three levels like generic level, features and compatibility level and design tools level. Apart from this this research study also explore how Koha can create barcode in librarian or staff client interface under the tools option. Most of the comprehensive softwares slected on the basis of the scoring system for designing and developing the college libraries under the University of Burdwan.


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Keywords: Barcode ; Barcode standards ; Barcode generation tools and Koha

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