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LIBCON response to COVID19: coronavirus.

COVID-19, coronavirus has been here for some time now and it seems like it is here to stay atleast for some time more. The science is yet to find a medicine for it and so it seems difficult that the life shall get back to normal anytime soon. At LIBCON, we have tried to do our bit to help the libraries stop the spread of this pandemic.


Library automation: Why and how to go about it...

Automation of library means using a technology to automate all the processes that are conducted in the library on daily basis. An automated library has improved services like making circulation and book locating processes easier for the staff. This is turn saves time and also staff satisfaction and performance.

Self service means better service...

Self-service offers customer’s with self-help functions which allows them to choose the most suitable options without any interfere and as per their requirements. In order to enhance customer experience it is important to maintain customer service at highest level and self-service plays a key role in achieving that.

How does RFID work: Science & technology behind the systems.

RFID is a short form of radio-frequency identification. RFID was first used in World War II. Its first application was of identifying airplanes as friend or foe in World War II. It surely has come a long way since then. It is part of a bigger group of technologies called as Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC). AIDC means automatic collection of data and information and processing of that information in different systems.

Why does measuring footfall in libraries make sense?

LIBCON believes that the concept of footfall can also be applied in the working of libraries but the question is, how? While libraries are facing difficulty to attract more and more people to the area, measuring footfall can be a good idea to drive more traffic towards the library. Still, confused? Read on to find out how...