HAIGAZIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY GOES ONLINE
On Friday the 27th of April 2007, after a long process of automation, Haigazian University’s library catalogue went online.
For this special occasion, a celebration took place in the Barsoumian Library, at the presence of the Chairman of the Board, Hrair and Sirvart Mouradian, Vice Chair, Rev. Robert Sarkissian, University President Rev. Dr. Paul Haidostian, and Haigazian staff and faculty members.
The University Librarian, Salpi Badakian, welcomed the audience and gave a short demonstration of the online search process.
“The library of any university has a central place in the teaching and learning roles of the university. The library provides information in the form of print and electronic resources. The way of searching for the resources is important. With the advances in the world of technology, the libraries also, are always in the process of being updated. In this regard, libraries have gone and some are still going through the process of automating the library system and in particular automating the library catalogue”, noted Badakian.
President Haidostian, in his turn thanked the software company in charge of the automation, the United States Agency for International Development for the their partial funding of the automation process, and the University’s IT department.
“Academic year 2006-2007 at Haigazian University is marked with technology and the development of IT in nearly all departments. It is a vital transition Haigazian is undergoing”, Haidostian stated.
The celebration ended with a reception in the Arthur Matossian Gallery.
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