Modern language labs are known by many names, digital language lab, multimedia language lab, language media centre and multimedia learning centre etc. The purpose of a language lab is to involve students to actively participate in language learning exercises and get more practice than otherwise possible in a traditional classroom environment.
A Library Management System (LMS) is an enterprise resource planning system for a library, used to track items owned, orders made, bills paid, and patrons who have borrowed.
TheseAn ILS usually comprises a relational database, software to interact with that database, and two graphical user interfaces (one for library users, one for staff). The Library Management System includes the following functionalities :
Each Library User and item has a unique ID in the database that allows the LMS to track its activity. The LMS is used to order and acquire, receive and invoice, catalog, circulate, track and shelve materials.
Acme has developed its RFID based Library Management System to integrate the different functionalities in a Library. In RFID Technology, Tags consists of a microchip attached to an antenna and is placed in the object to be located. These RFID tags are pasted on the books of the Library, and they communicate with the Staff work stations, handheld readers, self-charging stations, long range exit reader systems through radio waves.
Benefits of using RFID Technology include :