A Review of RFID Technology in Library Applications  
  Authors : Ayodele Ogundipe; Olutayo Boyinbode


Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has become a popular technology in the implementation of library collections. RFID facilitates user-based transaction services, which is more necessary to satisfy the user needs in this information era as well as provide much security to the library collections. RFID Technology application in libraries offers better technology that can improve the circulation management, inventory, and security of library collections. This paper reviews RFID technology in some library applications.


Published In : IJCAT Journal Volume 7, Issue 7

Date of Publication : July 2020

Pages : 129-136

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Ayodele Ogundipe : Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

Olutayo Boyinbode : Department of Information Technology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.








RFID, Tags, Reader, Library information system, Books















The comparative analysis of some RFID systems was done using some performance metrics. These performance metrics include technology used ranging from the RFID reader, RFID tags, PIC microcontroller, NFC tags, NFC reader, Bluetooth and library operations performed by the system ranging from; book issuing, book re-issuing, book searching, book monitoring, anti-theft detection, and inventory management; and the platform on which the system is based either web-based system or android based.










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