The Smart Library Applications is provided in order to
increase the productivity of the librarians at PSZ and improve the level
of service for the patrons. The Smart Library Applications will provide
the digital bridge between the Library Management System, the librarian,
and the PSZ Patron.
The Smart Library Applications are grouped as follows:
for PSZ to track library visitors and encourage joining PSZ as a patron.
online environment for digital self-teaching by library patrons and
liberates the librarians from offering time-consuming offline classes.
A means to
organize the resources and usage within PSZ, from booking, to checking in
and rules for making use of PSZ equipment.
A combination of
hardware and software designed to allow PSZ to offer online videos through
the library system, both free and for a fee.
A forum for
both guests and PSZ patrons to discuss matters pertaining to the library
and general interest and for PSZ librarians to moderate those discussions.
An online billing
system that allows users to buy access to digital resources and allows
librarians to manage pricing of the these items as well as facilitating
the integration with the Library Management System through MARC record
Online Reference Desk:
Facilitates the interaction between library patrons and a virtual
reference desk. It offers digital interaction with the reference desk
staff in a paperless environment.