Library Management System is Window's-based software with a simple point-n-click navigation. The system is designed with a consistent, intuitive interface which meets the needs of all information seekers. Library Management System (L.M.S) is comprehensive and suitable for both large and small libraries. Its flexible design enables L.M.S to be installed in a range of library organizations, ranging from public libraries, through to academic, joint use and special libraries. XIPHIAS Library Management System utilizes its software interface to be designed to reflect all modules in a user friendly manner that can be used to increase the efficiency of the Library Management. The software has security measures applied as per the categorization of users.
Computerization of the library administrative activities will help the librarian to know all details about a particular book at the click of a button. By maintaining the index of books and accessing them via the Library Management Software provisions the librarian to reduce his/her workload. All the library related processes will be computerized for instance adding new books to the library, student borrowing and returning books from the library.
XIPHIAS Library Management System is used to convert the existing library administrative activities on to an IT based solution that is designed with many features and useful modules. These modules help remove all hassles of library management by streamlining the book lending and indexing procedures. The Software accommodates a vending system that can be accessed online and provide the students to directly request or track an item. Each Item is equipped with a RFID tag that can be managed through the L.M.S and the same is recorded on the inventory. This information also allows the lending process as the librarian can easily study the stock and inventory status of the entire library and order the relevant items.
This module provides comprehensive collections control. Through this the administrator can place the order for the various Items to be purchased for the library such as books, CD's, newspaper, magazines etc. Once the Item is received, its invoice entry is also done through this module.
The librarian may collect fines and penalties as per library policy. He may wave off any dues as per the policies of the management. Automatic fine calculation is done by the software between two particular dates. This is time saving and reduces manual errors.
This module helps to print the information in the collection to select individual book or entire collection to be used for the Print function. This helps to print various kinds of reports which can be set up for a monthly, weekly or yearly interval.
This will help the librarian record the details of the stock of books and the vendors from which they have been bought from.
The barcode generation module helps the librarian/user to create bar codes for books available with the library according to the book ID .This is used for processing the issuing/lending procedures of books in the library. The barcode generation module also provisions for printing and generating reports.
This will help the librarian record the details of the books that are not present in the library and need to procure/brought by request from students or staff personnel.
This will help the librarian record issue and borrowing of books from the library to students and staffs within the institution. Here the calculation of fines can be done to help the user find out who has not returned books after due date and calculate appropriate fine.
XIPHIAS L.M.S provisions a simple interface to align records in an indexed format. The software treats all new receivables like books, CDs, magazines, newspapers etc as a record. Any changes to the properties of the record are reflected on the index warranting most updated and accurate catalogue of records on the system.
The Vendor module allows the user/librarian to update details of the vendors who supply books to the library. Information such as vendor name, address, phone no, city, state, country etc are maintained in this module.
This module helps to dynamically Search for information related to items such as: - books, journals, Newspapers and Magazines, CD, DVD etc. The search options on the software provides for both basic and advanced field to track exact as well as most relevant keywords.
This module allows the librarian/user to add, view, update and delete all details of books in the library. Information such as author, title, published date, publisher, ISBN, etc. Keeping an accurate database of all the books, articles and all items is necessary as it would improve the overall of productivity of the library.
Here the librarian/user can add, view, update and delete the details of the students/staff who take books from the library. Information such as name, id, address, department, phone no, city, state, country etc are maintained in this module.
This will help the librarian record and print bills of the books bought from vendors. Store the details of all invoices up to date, which can be used for future analysis.