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Welcome to the E19 CO225 Library Management System Project Wiki! This wiki serves as a central hub for all documentation related to our project. Below, you’ll find an overview of the available sections and important information. Our project consists of following features.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Description

A library management system is a software application designed to automate and streamline the operations and processes involved in managing a library. It serves as a centralized platform for librarians and library staff to efficiently handle various tasks related to book cataloging, circulation, member management, and more. Here is a description of a library management system and its key features:

Book Cataloging and Inventory Management: The system allows librarians to catalog books by capturing essential information such as title, author, ISBN, publication year, genre, and other relevant details. It maintains a comprehensive inventory of the library’s collection, enabling easy tracking of books, their availability, and location within the library.

Member Management: The system provides features to manage library members, including registration, issuing library cards, and maintaining member profiles. It allows librarians to record member information such as name, contact details, membership type, and borrowing history. Member management functionality helps streamline the borrowing and returning process.

Circulation Management: The system automates the circulation process by enabling librarians to efficiently handle book checkouts, renewals, and returns. It tracks due dates, sends reminders for overdue books, and manages fines or penalties for late returns. The circulation management feature ensures smooth and organized book transactions.

Online Catalog and Search: A library management system typically includes an online catalog or OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog). This catalog provides a user-friendly interface for library patrons to search and browse books in the library’s collection. Users can perform searches based on title, author, subject, keywords, or other criteria, facilitating easy book discovery.

Reservation and Hold Management: Patrons can place reservations or holds on books that are currently checked out. The system manages the reservation queue, notifies users when their requested book becomes available, and holds the book for a specified period. Reservation and hold management features improve access to popular or in-demand books.

Reporting and Analytics: The system generates various reports and statistics to provide insights into library operations. Librarians can analyze book circulation trends, member demographics, popular books, overdue books, and other relevant data. Reporting and analytics features assist in making informed decisions for resource management and planning.

Security and Access Control: The system implements security measures to protect library resources and ensure authorized access. It may include features such as user authentication, role-based access control, and the ability to define user permissions. Security features help safeguard confidential member information and prevent unauthorized use of library resources.

Email Service: The email service implemented in the library management system enables seamless communication and efficient interaction with library members. It is designed to provide a reliable and feature-rich platform for sending and receiving.The email service offers the ability to schedule email delivery. This feature is particularly useful for sending due date reminders, overdue notices, or other time-sensitive communications. Users can specify the date and time for email delivery, ensuring that messages reach recipients at the desired time.

Section 2: Project Proposal


Section 3: Members

Team 1


Team 2

E/19/131 Hansachapa A.P.K. Miss

Section 4: Getting Started

Installation Guide

To set up and run your Spring Boot Maven application, follow the steps below:

Step 1: Prerequisites

Before proceeding with the installation, ensure that you have the following prerequisites:

Step 2: Clone the Repository

Clone the repository of your Spring Boot Maven application from the remote Git repository:

git clone <repository-url>

Step 3: Build the Application

Navigate to the root directory of your project (where the pom.xml file is located) using a command-line interface and run the following command to build the application:

mvn clean install

This command will compile the source code, run the tests, and package the application into an executable JAR file.

Step 4: Run the Application

To run the Spring Boot application, use the following command:

java -jar target/application-name.jar

Replace application-name.jar with the actual name of your generated JAR file.

The application will start, and you should see the Spring Boot banner and any logging output in the console.

Step 5: Access the Application

Once the application is running, you can access it in a web browser by navigating to http://localhost:8080 or the appropriate URL based on your application’s configuration.

That’s it! You have successfully installed and run your Spring Boot Maven application.

Feel free to explore and customize your application further based on your requirements.

Note: Make sure to update the commands and instructions according to your specific project structure and configuration.

Section 5: API Reference

If you’re a developer looking to integrate Project XYZ into your applications, this section provides detailed documentation for the API. Check out these pages:

Section 6: Troubleshooting

Encountering issues? Don’t worry! The troubleshooting section provides solutions to common problems. Here are some helpful pages:

Feel free to explore the various sections and pages, and don’t hesitate to contribute by suggesting edits or adding new content. We encourage collaboration and appreciate your involvement in making this wiki a valuable resource for everyone.

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please reach out to the project maintainers or join our community forum.

Happy learning and happy coding!