At the start of a new session, Colleges/Schools, distributes books to all the Students of a Course. This is a manual and time consuming process and often results in Operational Issues as the Librarian need to also maintain the records of books distributed to each of the Student.
Advantage: By this feature, the Librarian holds dynamic info on the books distributed to a Student as well as maintains this record on an online database eradicating the paper usage and manual file handling, and thus making this whole process an efficient one.
This helps students in keeping track of books issued to him for a particular duration and saving fines by making timely return for the same. This also aids other students who are waiting for a copy of this book.