Implementation of RFID Application in Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.


Author(s): Ankur Gautam

According to Dr. S. R. Ranganathans’ five laws “A library is a growing organism”. In this Digital era, library grows in size and collection of documents, the problem of library document security and maintenance also growing day by day. For the purpose of library security, the library needed Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. RFID has been installed in P. K. Kelkar Library, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. This paper discusses the whole process of the installation of an RFID system and the difficulties during the implementation of the RFID system. It also covers the advantage and benefits of Radio Frequency Identification in the library.

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