Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Information Technology revolutionized era offer several tools for creating; organizing; storing and visualization of information in libraries in various perspectives. This paper highlights the application of Active Directory in library and information centers. In this context, Active Directory is an extensible directory service that enables managing and storing the detailed information about each network resources efficiently and also used to record the user access count as well as the duration of time spent by the user in the library. It is also used to maintain the institutional User restriction policies in the Server-Client architecture in libraries. This paper explains the steps to deploy the User access and reporting modules, credentials to the user by using the Windows Active Directory and also explores the technical aspect of working architecture, application and its limitation in the libraries.