Digital Library Project
Project Manager: Dr/ Hany Shaker
1- Mechanize work processes in the libraries of Ain Shams University.
2- Linking Ain Shams university libraries to the libraries of other universities through the Egyptian universities network.
3- Starting a unified index of library holdings.
4- Depending on the international standards in work procedures.
Phases of the project’s implementation:
1- Phase one: In the first year, a mechanization of the Central Library and the libraries of the Faculty of medicine, engineering and science.
2- Phase two: In the second year: a mechanization of (10) libraries.
3- Phase three: In the third year, a completion of the rest of the libraries.
1- Creating a unit for digital libraries in the Supreme Council of Universities.
2- Providing electronic resources for research, periodicals, books, and university theses through a unified search portal (www.nelc.edu.eg).
3- Creating a unified index for library holdings (www.nelc.edu.eg).
4- Creating a database of university theses authorized by the Egyptian universities.
5- A national system to manage libraries automatically (future system for libraries) achieving more than 80% of the global systems specification for library management.
6- Providing a training program for more than 1,000 librarian to manage and use (future systems for libraries).
1- Mechanization of libraries (books - periodicals).
2- Preparing loan data for students and faculty staff.
3- Efficient people trained on the latest indexing systems.
Beneficiaries of the project:
1- Ordinary students and post graduate students.
2- Professors (staff and assistants).
3- Researchers and all library visitors for reading and research.
4- Library staff to acquire experience in the field of mechanization and depending on the international standards.