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How are computers used in libraries?

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Answered 2007-02-24 20:39:22

Computers in libraries are most often used to gain access to the library's book database, a more modern version of previous library cards. This interface usually allows searching the database for a genre of books, and the ability to check whether a book is available in the building. Some libraries allow internet access from their computers for online research and other related functions.

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