Smart University Library Management System Based on Internet of Things


  • Sivana Salahadin Muhamad Department of Computer Science, College of Science and Technology, University of Human Development, Sulaymaniyah, KRG, Iraq. Department of Computer, College of Science, University of Sulaimani, Sulaymaniyah, KRG, Iraq
  • Aso Mohammad Darwesh Department of Information Technology, University of Human Development, Sulaymaniyah, KRG, Iraq



Global System for Mobile, Internet of Things, Library Security, Library System, Radio-Frequency Identification


With the innovation of new technologies, many life concepts have been changed. However, libraries remain the same in many sides while the main role of libraries has been changed and new references may not need a classical library as it was 50 years ago. In the same time, library services can be improved using Internet of Things (IoT) to increase user satisfactions. In recent years, there has been arisen in the diversity of implementation based on radio-frequency identification (RFID) systems and has been successfully utilized in several areas such as health care and transportation. RFID-based library management system will let rapid transaction flow for the library and could prove instant and long-term benefits to library in traceability and security. To solve the problem that it is inconvenient to find references in the traditional library, a kind of reference positioning system using RFID technology is designed to achieve fast search references in the library. Searching and sorting misplaced references are a hard task often carried out by the librarians. In this paper, the performance of RFID reader motion and tags allows fast transaction flow and easily handling the process like references borrowing from library can be done using RFID technology and users will get notified using Global System for Mobile. Two big issues have been exposed and tried to find the best solution for them, first is the management process of any library, from user management to shelving system and the second one is the data and reference security. The results show that the system can quickly find the references that bookworms hid, and the references are not timely put back on the shelves. Furthermore, the new library hall design and IoT-based system improve the security.


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