management is the implementation of advanced technologies and digital systems
to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of library operations. It involves
the use of various digital tools and techniques such as RFID, IoT, AI, and
automation to streamline the library's operations, enhance user experience, and
optimize resource utilization.
With smart library
management, libraries can automate their cataloging, circulation, and inventory
management processes, enabling librarians to focus on more value-adding tasks
such as information literacy and user engagement. The implementation of smart
library management also enables libraries to offer personalized
recommendations, targeted outreach, and proactive support to their users,
resulting in a better user experience and increased patronage.
Moreover, smart library
management systems can help libraries track the usage of their resources,
assess their impact, and make data-driven decisions to optimize their
collections and services. This can lead to improved resource utilization,
better decision-making, and increased cost-effectiveness.
In summary, smart
library management is a modern approach to library operations that leverages
technology to enhance user experience, and optimize resource utilization.
diagram of Smart Library Management System
The above figure shows
the architecture of the Smart Library Management System. It consists of
ESP8266, Battery, RFID Module, and server that hosted the web application and
it is accessible via browser on any device.
A. ESP 8266 development
ESP8266 is a highly
integrated Wi-Fi microchip designed by ES press if System. It is capable of
providing Wi-Fi connectivity to any embedded system, and it can be used as a
standalone microcontroller with built in Wi-Fi device.
The ESP8266 microchip
includes an 80MHz 32-bit Ten silica processor, 64KB of instruction RAM, and
96KB of data RAM. It also has a full Wi-Fi stack, supporting WPA/WPA2 and WEP
encryption, as well as TCP/IP networking protocols. It operates on a voltage
range of 2.5V to 3.6V and is available in a variety of packages, including
surface-mount and through-hole versions.
The ESP8266 microchip
is widely used in IoT (Internet of Things) applications, as it provides a
low-cost and easy-to-implement solution for adding Wi-Fi connectivity to a wide
range of devices, including sensors, home automation systems, and smart
appliances. It is also popular among hobbyists and makers, as it is relatively
easy to program using a variety of development tools and programming languages.
Overall, the ESP8266
microchip is a versatile and powerful solution for adding Wi-Fi connectivity to
embedded systems, making it a popular choice for a wide range of applications.
B. RFID Module
(Radio-Frequency Identification) reader/writer module is a device that is used
to communicate with RFID tags or transponders. These modules consist of an
antenna, a radio-frequency (RF) module, and a microcontroller that enables
communication between the module and the host system.
The RFID reader/writer
module works by sending out a radio frequency signal that is received by the
RFID tag. The tag then sends back a response signal containing the data stored
on the tag. The reader module then processes this data and communicates it to
the host system.
There are different
types of RFID reader/writer modules available, including low-frequency (LF),
high-frequency (HF), and ultra-high-frequency (UHF) modules. LF modules operate
at a frequency of 125-134 kHz, HF modules operate at 13.56 MHz, and UHF modules
operate at 860-960 MHz
modules are commonly used in a variety of applications, such as inventory
management, access control systems, and transportation logistics. They can be
integrated into a variety of devices, such as handheld scanners, desktop
readers, and embedded systems.
reader/writer modules are powerful and versatile devices that enable
communication with RFID tags and are widely used in various applications where
identification, tracking, and monitoring of objects are required
The server is used to
host the web application and stored the all students, all books and required
information in database. Web Application can be accessed through browser by any
devices. Also used a custom domain to access the web application
D. Project snapshots
The MQ-5LPG sensor operates
based on the principle of resistance change in response to the presence of
propane gas. When propane gas is detected, the resistance of the sensor changes,
and this change is used to measure the concentration of the gas in the air.
The output of the MQ-5
LPG sensor can be processed by a microcontroller or any other electronic device
to determine the concentration of propane gas in the environment. The sensor typically
requires a power source of 5V to operate and provides a digital or analog
output signal, which can be used to trigger an alarm or display the gas
concentration on a screen.
In conclusion, the MQ-5
LPG sensor is a reliable, low-cost, and widely used device for detecting the
presence of propane gas.
E. LCD display (16X2)
An LCD (Liquid Crystal
Display) 16x2 display is a type of matrix display that is commonly used for displaying
text-based information. It consists of a matrix of 16 columns and 2 rows of
characters and is capable of displaying 32 characters time. The display is typically
controlled by a micro controller or computer using a serial or parallel interface,
which sends commands and data to the display to control what is displayed. Some
common applications for 16 x 2 LCD displays include displaying status messages,
debugging information, and user interface
elements in electronic devices such as routers, appliances, and embedded systems.