RFID and Libraries

Open Access

Year : 2023 | Volume :8 | Issue : 1 | Page : 18-21

    Nitasha Gandotra

  1. Professional Library Assistant, Central Library, Department of Library and Information Sciences, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India


RFID or Radio Frequency Identification is a technology that is used for tracking and identifying objects or, in other words, inventory control. RFID has been widely used in passports, smartcards, home appliances, merchandise tags, animal’s tags, automobiles, for monitoring heart patients and has even gone as far as in the operation of satellites and spacecraft. RFID technology has also entered the library space. This paper lays out the basics of RFID in terms of information and functions and how it has revolutionized the library space both in terms of management, circulation as also security of books and resources and has established a greater level of ease and efficiency at the end of both the library staff as well as the users.

Keywords: RFID, RFID in Library, Application of RFID, RFID Security, Drawbacks of RFID.

[This article belongs to Journal of Advancements in Library Sciences(joals)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 8
Issue 1
Received March 19, 2021
Accepted May 28, 2021
Published May 28, 2023