What is cloud-based library automation?

Cloud-based library automation means your Library on cloud wherein you enjoy the benefits of the cloud computing technology. It uses web services for computing needs related to library management. Cloud computing is a combination of virtualization, programming techniques, scalability, and load balancing.

Cloud-based library management system reduces costs related to servers and expensive hardware. Since servers and hardware are not involved so the library staff/ managers /librarians would only need to manage the software application concentrating on the core library operations.

Libsys offers cloud-based library automation software, LSCloud which is reliable, flexible, and scalable. It helps to improve the user experience and provides a higher degree of data security. The best thing related to scalability is that the cloud-based LMS helps libraries to increase their capabilities without having to compromise on security.

Cloud-based library management enables the sharing of resources and information amongst libraries in a simplified manner. It also helps to avoid duplication of work […]


Author: Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional at Hawassa University (HU), Ethiopia

Mulugeta Woldetsadik, Librarian/Information Professional @ Hawassa University, , Sidama Region, Ethiopia

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