Library System with Barcode Reader

5867 Words Apr 7th, 2011 24 Pages
CHAPTER I

THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND

Introduction

A library is a collection of books, resources, and services, and the structure in which it is housed; it is organized for use and maintained by a public body, an institution, or a private individual. The term "library" has itself acquired a secondary meaning: "a collection of useful material for common use," and in this sense is used in fields such as computer science, mathematics, statistics, electronics and biology.

This research is intended for public, institutions and researchers’, use as their resourceful information. In particular, this study will help the library personnel or the librarian in monitoring the books accurately. Further, the use of cataloguing will be
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These tasks and procedures are considered tedious. In this generation, everything is improved to be concurrent with the new technology. Thus, this paper aims to provide a system that will improve the library of Bangkal High School.

Conceptual Framework

Input Process Output

Figure No.1 Paradigm of the Study

In the input, the user gets the book or the library card. In the Process, the barcode reader scans the books or library card. After scanning the barcode, the information of the scanned book or the information of the borrower will display off the screen.

Statement of the Problem

The study aimed to produce software that is efficient and accurate for the security and safety of the users of the Bangkal Library System. Specifically the study will answer the following question:

1. How do the target users evaluate the proposed software in terms of:

a. Efficiency

b. Accuracy

c. User-Friendliness

d. Security

2. What are the assessments of the respondent on the developed software in terms of the following criteria:

a. Efficiency

b. Accuracy

c. User-Friendliness

d. Security

Hypothesis

The following hypothesis will be tested at 0.05 level of significant difference. 1. That there is no significant difference between the respondent assessments on developed software in terms of efficiency, accuracy, user-friendliness and security. 2.
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