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Integrated Library Systems: The Basics

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Integrated Library Systems are also known as Library Management Systems.


An Integrated Library System (ILS) is "a multifunction Web-based multimedia content information management system, generally built on a standard relational database structure." 

-Deddens, Marcia. Overview of Integrated Library Systems. University of Cincinatti:, 2002. 20 July 2010.

To Talk You Through the Basics:

This powerpoint talk has obvious educational intentions though it is not a product of Temple University.  It goes indepth on the different parts of an ILS, relevant history, and ILS providers.  This is an easy way to gain knowledge of ILS jargin.

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