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Sherwani, Malahat Kaleem, Siddiqui, Ammarah, Shamim, Aamna and Naveed e Sehar.Challenges and problems in transferring an In-House System based digital Catalogue into Open Source system (KOHA)A case study of Bait ul Hikmah Library, Pakistan

Abstract

Nowadays many Libraries in the process of transforming the manual catalogs into a database in the form of Digital Catalogue. KOHA, because it is an Open source and contains a complete integrated system is the preferable choice of librarians of the developing countries. But there are many challenges and problems occurred and made the task difficult. Presently the Bait AL Hikmah Library of Hamdard University is also in process of converting its in-house based digital catalog and library system and services into KOHA. The paper is a case study of the existing system, there drawbacks and limitations, reasons for choosing KOHA, and finally

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