عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
Today, two new technologies have mostly influenced libraries and information centers: information
technology and communication technology. The most important characteristic
of information technology is the application of computers and library software in libraries.
In this research the advantages and disadvantages of library automation, the influence
of electronic technologies on information, measurement criteria for library software and
the method of selecting and purchasing them have been debated and evaluated. The most
significant measurement criteria for library software are the capability of applying Persian
script and language, security system, the capability of using library software, reliability,
preservation and development of the software, along with flexibility and cost.