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Sana Afsheen

HOD (Library) COMMECS College and Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences-PECHS,Karachi
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Abstract: A Librarian’s Anecdote of Koha-ILMS Implementation at Commecs: A Case Study  (My journey from a manual library to an automated library eased by Koha-ILMS)

  This case study reveals how a manual librarian can successfully implement, operate, and administer the Koha-ILMS in the Commecs that includes Commecs College and Commecs Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences (CIBES) Library as the best landscape for manual librarians to deploy the Koha-ILMS under limited funding and resources. This is not only aimed determining the path of success in librarianship but also at widening the horizons of skillsets by providing the library professionals with an opportunity to acquire the trust of leadership. Furthermore it also explores as to how a librarian can add value to the system through his innovative ideas and by just simply implementing a cost and user friendly software. This case study incorporates CIBES Library as a model and shows how implementation of Koha-ILMS has contributed to the effectiveness of the place.         Keywords: Koha, Commecs, Automation, Open Source Software, CIBES library, Anecdote, Manual, Skillsets.

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