APPLICATION OF RFID TECHNOLOGY IN LIBRARIES

Abstract

Author(s): NEERAJ KUMAR SINGH, PREETI MAHAJAN

Circulation and shelving of the reading material in a library is quite a cumbersome work which takes most of the time of the library staff. RFID provides a solution to such a problem, by reducing the amount of time required to perform circulation operations. The paper covers the components and technical features of a modern RFID library system, its advantages and issues related to use of RFID in libraries. It also discusses the present status of RFID implantation in Indian libraries and give some suggestions for implementing RFID in libraries.

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