Task Manager (ATM)
useful timesaving device, particularly
since many tasks and reports can be
scheduled to run and be completed automatically
before the beginning of the working
Each task is user definable and fully
configurable and can be scheduled to
complement off-peak hours when resources
are more readily available.
A user’s administrative time and
costs are reduced significantly as it
automatically initiates scheduled tasks
without user intervention.
Also integrates seamlessly with ILMU™
to offer a comprehensive suite of solutions
to manage an organisation’s information
and knowledge resources.
Data- Warehouse Management System (BDMS)
users to establish a union catalogue.
It assists organisations with multiple
sites to have a centralised model.
Also allows users to perform web cataloguing
as opposed to the traditional PC client
based version. This means that users
are able to perform cataloguing from
any Internet enabled PC in the world
via a web browser.
information import using the books’
ISBN numbers. It provides an aid to
librarians in loading their data within
the shortest downtime. This module integrates
seamlessly with the Paramips and Z39.50
Statistical Transaction Information Module
module that allows query, analysis and
reporting of data from multiple data
module allows users to create personalised
reports. Formats are user definable.
The reports that could be generated
include Statistic, Circulation Activities,
Vendor Performance, and Circulation
its modular subsystems, it provides
the utilities to scan, store, index
and retrieve images. As imaging solution
are storage intensive, IRIS allow images
to be offloaded to optical storage such
as CD-R or CD-RW making it a viable
COLD solution as well.
Together with Infotrack, IRIS provides
patrons of the library with a common
access point to search as well as view
any images linked to the bibliographic
seamless integration with email applications,
such as Lotus Notes and Microsoft Exchange.
The following notices could be sent
to users via email :
- Overdue Notification
- Reservation Notification
- Item Awaiting Collection
- Recall Notification
Using SMS Tunneling (MUST)
latest ILMU™ system alert generator
using SMS. This module provides users
with the ability to communicate with
other connected or mobile portal users.
Messages are delivered to users based
on personal settings that enable the
users to schedule when and what device
system, task, content or application
messages are sent.
MUST currently works on Maxis and Celcom
only as they are the only network provider
supporting this technology. There is
no cost to the library for sending the
independent label printing programme
that has been fine-tuned to operate
on non-dedicated resources.
This solution for the library environment
consists of a suite of 3 applications,
which are Patron / Borrower Code Generator,
Book / Resources Code Generator and
Spine / File Code Generator.
For the library and resource management
environment, barcode labels are the
integral key to tracking documentary
materials and borrowers. The common
denominators between the patrons / borrowers
and the resource borrowing function
within the system are in the barcode
identification labels. ID cards are
issued to patrons / borrower with special
barcode labels to uniquely identify
them. Resources / books on the other
hand are identified by attaching barcode
labels with relevant information to
the books. These labels form the critical
link in the operation of a library’s
resource management system.
data conversion tool, which provides
aid to librarians in loading their data
with the shortest downtime and eventually
providing the users with on-line information.
This is a cost effective tool that can
shorten the data conversion process
by 4 times as compared to the normal
process. It is accurate, efficient and
aids in the reduction of manpower resources.
service using on-line remote diagnostic
that allows the Paradigm’s Technical
Support team to analyse operating system
and application software operations
and monitor system hardware performances
at customer site within seconds of a
On-line diagnostics are then provided
and the customer’s problems are
immediately taken care of. It aids Paradigm
in the provision of quick and effective
support to its clients when needed.
Receipting module provides seamless
integration with the Fines Collection
database. Receipts would be generated
when payment transactions are activated.
Features include Interface to Smart
Card Payment transactions, Audit Listing
and Report Listing
Interface/ Book Drop Interface
returns can be performed via “Book-drops”
which are physical compartments with
‘sensitising and desensitising’
mechanism to register discharging of
items in a seamless manner. Users who
use this facility would not be required
to visit the library.
are also allowed to initiate item loans
on their own without library intervention.
The interface would integrate with ILMU™’s
Circulation module in order to seamlessly
update the circulation transaction repositories
and all discharged items would be registered
by the system automatically.
patrons of the library to use a one-card
system to perform library transactions
such as Fine Payment, Membership Renewals,
Borrowings, Self-Check, and Photocopying
as well as use it for Internet access.
It integrates with the ILMU™ database
and updates the transactions made with
the Smart Card online.
The cash value in the smart card can
be used to pay fines for late returns
automatically, thus allowing a cashless
transaction to take place. It provides
users the ease and flexibility of transacting
with security in mind.
the use of smart battery operated devices,
inventory of library materials can be
ascertained via ILMU™’s
Stock Check Utility. Features include
Stock Take Inventory Functions, Data
Synchronisation and Report Listing.
users to catalogue, process, and send
online enquiries for the catalogued
collection of Chinese, Arabic, Japanese
users to perform cataloguing from any
Internet enabled PC in the world via
a web browser.
library patrons to search and access
journals collection, articles collection,
and newspaper cutting collections from
any web-enabled PC wherever they are
using a web browser.
library patrons to search and access
ILMU™’s catalogue collection
from any web-enabled PC wherever they
are using a web browser.
Users can also perform online reservations
for items that have been borrowed by
others, view multimedia clippings, and
view, print and email documents and
images linked to any bibliographic record,
by leveraging on the latest web browser
technology to enhance productivity and
advent of Internet has made Z39.50 a
promising protocol for search and retrieval.
The protocol allows Z39.50 servers located
anywhere in the world to be searched.
Records on those servers can then be
retrieved in MARC format for local reuse.
Paradigm has developed both the Z39.50
for server and client. The Z39.50 server
allows various clients to access into
the library's database, while the Z39.50
client allows access to other library's