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INTRODUCTION Without us noticing it, our world has been change by technology in all possible ways Our daily works is now more convenient through the use of high-end devices that are newly developed and some have been updated even before it has been introduced to the public, and much more. These developments aim to better utilize the existing resources and maximize their uses to be able to bring out new or better products or outputs. Computerization is synonymous to the word automation which is the act of implementing the control with equipment with advanced technology, which usually involves using electronic hardware. It also implies the replacement of human workers with machines. (http://www.thefreedictionary.com/computerization). Different institutions have been seeking different form of advancements to their current system for better service so that customer satisfaction could be guarantee as a good business customer's is our top priority in whatever kind of business we may be. One type of institution which have abundantly adopted this innovation are academe or school. As an academic institution which has been and is continuously ensuing excellence, Santa Isabel College has been offering services to its students with the best that they could offer. It seeks room for improvement in order to enhance the current processes in the school. The Basic Education Department is divided into two departments – the Lower BED (Preschool, and Primary) and Higher BED (Secondary Level). Currently, the library is using a manual system from the updating of the student’s list, selection of books and counter-checking books are available. The use of manual system has been causing inconvenience both to the students and to the library staffs and is reccurring throughout the year. Just like all other
Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System
Under the Daughters of Charity the school was modernized. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In 1594. the college received Royal protection. where it continues in its task of education.offerings Santa Isabel College gives to its students. In its first century of existence more than 3000 “isabelinas” passed through its portals. the concern with the library system can be considered as another room for improvement which can be resolved with the help of technology. The college was initially housed in a private residence until a lot was found near San Agustin. (http://intramuros2007. In 1800 the college boasted of capacious and sumptuous buildings. the brotherhood took on the burden of being the patron of a school founded in 1632 for the daughters of military personnel who died without any inheritance to give. the college buildings were completely destroyed. With of the numerous donations and endowments. Later.com/2007/02/18/colegio-de-santa-isabel/) Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . because it belonged to the Royal treasury. the offices of Monte de Piedad were opened in the college building. achieving a level similar to that in Spain. the school was rebuilt. The ancient college had a miraculous crucifix called Cristo del Tesoro. In 1882. This can also be considered as another step forward the continuous pursuit of excellence of this institution. the crucifix is in the chapel of the modern school eddifice. In 1945. In 1733. The sisters transferred the school to a new site along Taft Ave. The following year administration transferred to the Daughters of Charity and in 1866 the Colegio de Santa Potenciana was merged with it. II. the Hermanidad de la Santa Misericordia was established with the expressed purpose of aiding the Hospital de San Juan de Dios. along Real del Palacio corner of Recogida. Damaged by the 1863 earthquake.wordpress. the college was perhaps the most important institution for women.
Juana Zabalza. Religious books outnumbered the other collections. Several years later. A benevolent and compassionate Msgr. enough to house numerous collections Sta. Manila . Most of its collections were books written in Spanish. an institution which took care of the orphaned daughters of the Spanish soldiers who were for the service of the King. The Sisters sought refuge at Sta. Isabel College Library was first put up in the year 1632 and was originally housed in Casa Real de la Miseracordia. was able to acquire the former Sta. offered some rooms to help the sisters starts anew their apostolate of educating the young. daughters of the Spanish soldiers in the service of the King. by a royal decree of Queen Isabela II. One room was a library. Candida Ocampo. Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . the Parish Priest of San Miguel. was the first Superior to head the community of the Daughters of Charity in Sta. Vicente Reyes. it was destroyed by the fire during the liberation of Manila. Isabel College had acquired since then. Sr.Historical Background Basic Education Library System The Colegio de Santa Isabel was founded on October 24. the indefatigable Principal who later became the first Filipina Sister Superior in Sta. Rita College which was fortunately spared from the ravaged of war. Though small. Since then Sta. The Sta. In 1733. Isabel College. Rita Hall at 210 Taft Avenue. the name of the college was changed to “Real Colegio de Santa Isabel”. But in the later years its doors were opened to Filipino girls as well. it contained varied book collection just enough to meet the need of its clientele. Manila. Sr. 1632 with the primary purpose of educating Spanish orphans. Rita Hall was transformed into what we call SANTA ISABEL COLLEGE at 210 Taft Avenue. The school library size grew occupying 340 square meters. Isabel College after the Second World War.
The grade levels that are allowed to borrow library materials are the lower basic education specifically grade levels one(1). geographical sources. biographical sources. A. yearbooks. All resources found in this section are for room use only or for photocopy. bibliographies. dictionaries.six(6) and the higher basic education students grade seven(7) up to grade ten(10) as well as the faculty. each students is allowed to borrow one(1) to three (3) books. handbooks. the library was transferred in the second floor of the Basic Education Department. and there was no qualified librarian to manage the library. In the year 1967. manuals. There was a collection of 18. Sections and Locations Reference Section This contains general and specialized reference books such as encyclopedias. It serves the Elementary. etc. Internet Section Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . directories.000 volumes of books which were not properly catalogued by then. BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT LIBRARY SYSTEM The BED Library is open for students from as 6:30am and close at 4:30pm Monday to Friday no noon breaks. Vertical file materials are also found in this section. High School and College Departments. now Rizal Park.The first library in Taft Avenue was located at the second floor of the building facing Luneta.
language arts. home economics. All resources found in this section are for room(library) use only or for photocopy. history. Back issues are filed in this shelves and are available upon request. Periodical Section Professional journals. Periodicals are for room use only. magazines and newspapers are found in this section. etc.Access to internet is done in this section. Information File (clippings) Clipping materials are found in this section. Students are just allowed to use the internet for educational researches only. Fiction Section Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . generally intended for the different programs. Filipiniana Section This contains books on or about the Philippines by Filipino as well as foreign authors. literature. subject to renewal if not demand. Some bound volumes of professional journal and magazines are on open shelf. Books are in different fields or knowledge like generalities. Current issues are displayed on magazine racks. These can be borrowed for one day. General Collections This section comprises the bulk of the library collection.
a student must: Leave at the deposit counter one’s personal belongings. Be in proper school uniform When leaving the library. one must: Return the chair properly and quietly under the table Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . Entering and Leaving the Library Before entering the library. library student assistant/ staff assigned at the section will not be responsible for the lost valuables. Identification Card (ID) Every Students needs a validated school ID for the current school year entitled for the use of the library. Procedures On The Use Of The Library A. except valuables.This section contains materials for leisure or recreational reading. Faculty Section The books in this section are intended for teachers and administrators for their professional growth and for curriculum support. These books can be issued for one week subject to renewal if not demand. B. B.
Maximum of three (3) books can be borrowed at same time. 3. 2. Sign on the transaction receipt before getting the students copy. Students can borrow during their library period and lunch time only. Present the books library in charge of the counter for the transaction together with ID. 2. Present the books library in charge of the counter for the transaction together with ID. Returning 1. Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . C. Borrowing System 1. Borrowing and Returning of Books All sections of library are open system using the Online public Access Catalogue or simply go directly to the shelves and look for the books you need. Sign on the transaction receipt before getting the students copy. Show to all the staff all borrowed library materials together with the transaction receipt for checking.
Payments are only made at the library. Typing from any kind of computer application(msword. etc. Sunday and holidays. Books are allowed to be brought home for 3 days starting the day after it has been borrowed. When recorded place the book at the book rack. Internet Browsing First come first serve policy strictly one student per computer only. Php. Fine Rates The fine for the late return of books are as follows: Home use fiction and non-fiction Php. msexel.3. 1. Reserved Books.) is not allowed.00 excluding Saturday. Recalls Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . Before browsing the student must surrender the school ID to the person in-charge. 4. Student will only be given 30 minutes to browse the internet.00 per book per hour including non school days. 5. Borrowed books should be returned on/ before the due date by 6:30pm recess time library period and lunch time.
still remains the possession of the library. GENERAL PROBLEM: How will the proponents create and design a Computerized Library Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System .Whenever there is a need. Generally. Loss and Damage Lost books must be replaced a clean copy of same edition a processing fee accumulated fine are charge for lost and damage book however. The student library privileges are suspended until he/she library obligations are settled. 000-099 100-199 200-299 300-399 400-499 500-599 600-699 700-799 800-899 900-999 General books Philosophy Religion Social Science Languages Pure Science Technology Arts Literature History Table 1. borrowed materials maybe recalled before they are due. These problems are interconnected and can be easily identified since they branch out from one another. the issue is the convenience the system is giving the students and the people in the library. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM Since the aim of every business is to provide its customers with quality service. the flaws of the current system should be identified.1 BED Library Dewey Decimal III.
assist the librarian in her task and process easy generation of reports.System for the Basic Education Department that will improve the current system of borrowing and returning of books. SPECIFIC PROBLEMS: How could the searching of books be more accurate using the computerized library system? How could the problem regarding the inconvenient inputting of entries of library materials into the library system can be resolved with the propose system? How could the school come up with a more reliable database of library materials that will be available for the students? How could the propose system lessen the inconvenience in generating annual reports that are needed by the librarian? Santa Isabel College Basic Education Computerized Library System . come up with a more reliable database of library materials.