1. Background of the Study
A computerized system enhanced our lifestyle; the society has made a very real commitment to computer, an electronic device design to manipulate and used to store data and information. We must admit that companies and people in the business world have reached the point of no return in its dependence on computer. Most of the companies are experiencing problems in their manual system that’s why most of them are engaging with computerized system to eliminate problems in transactions. The main purpose of library is to provide conductive learning tool and place for the students and other clients in order to attain good and high quality education. The library system’s main purpose is to help the librarian to maintain library transactions so that nothing will affect the smooth flow of it. One way is converting manual system into a computerized system and STI College Tanauan still makes use of manual library system. STI College Tanauan was established in the year 1998, located at 5 A Mabini Ave. Tanauan City, Batangas. It was established by Mr. Benjamin F. Uichico, the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Right now, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of STI College Tanauan is Ms. Leorose D. Mojica. Now, the aim of the study is to develop a system that will facilitate a computerized library system that will improve the current library processes. With the help of Visual Basic 6.0 program, procedures and system will be more organize thus extending satisfactory services to the members.
1.2 Statement of the Problem
1.2.1 General Problem
How to develop a computerized library system for STI College Tanauan that will enhance the current library process? Borrowing and returning of books, reports, checking books information and issuing penalties are the transactions inside the library. Some of the transactions are manually operated by the librarian with the help of the assistant librarian.
1.2.2 Specific Problems
• How to provide a module that will keep the books and borrower’s information accessible for the user? The librarian has records for the book, the borrower’s information, and the reports of the book and the borrowers in the library. Those records are being kept together. It is located in only one place wherein the librarian can easily access it when it is needed. • How to provide a module that will manage new books in easier and faster way? Once that there is a new book came from the HQ (Head Quarters), the librarian must save those important information about the book. In saving this information, she has the Accession Record wherein you can find here all the important information about a certain book. • How to give user maintenance wherein only authorized users can access the system? In STI College Tanauan, only the librarian and the assistant librarian are the authorized persons who can access all the important records in the library. • How to organize borrowing, returning procedure and issuing penalties in the library? In borrowing and returning of books, a borrower must have a borrower’s card. This is the only thing a borrower must have for him/her to have the right to borrow a book. If the borrower failed to return the book at the right time, the librarian will impose penalty.
1.3 Objectives of the Study
1.3.1 General Objectives
To develop a computerized library system for STI College Tanauan that will improve the current library processes.
1.3.2 Specific Objectives
• To provide a module that will keep the books and borrower’s information accessible for the user. The proposed system will be having a database that will serve as...