is a complete state-of-the-art integrated library
automation system, which is based on industry standards.
Reflecting Paradigm’s philosophy of flexibility
and ease of use, ILMU™ allows the customer to
implement the modules gradually.
Full compliant to ODBC, ILMU™’s ensures
client empowerment. The ILMU™ Library System
provides full Unicode support, XML management reports,
and API links to other top-tier applications. Three
generations of ILMU™ system design, developed
over a decade, have produced loyal customers. Hundreds
of ILMU™ systems are presently installed in
Information Centres through out the country.
In the ever-evolving
world of library automation, ILMU™ provides
your organization with the perfect library solution:
ILMU™ is a jointly developed product of Universiti
Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and Paradigm Systems Berhad
on industry standards such as OpenURL, XML and ODBC.
ILMU™'s offer the ultimate in resource-sharing
capabilities, full connectivity, and seamless interaction
with other systems and databases.
inherent multi-tier client/server structure guarantees
that ILMU™ will meet your needs today and
in the future.
— Modular components can be tailored to accommodate
the requirements of your institution or consortium.
to use — User-friendly workflows
and intuitive graphical interfaces increase staff
and patron efficiency.
components enable libraries and consortia of any
size to create unique management systems.
Unicode support provides multidirectional and multiscript
librarians to process users’ purchase requests,
to create orders, to generate claims and cancellations,
and to record full and partial receipts.
Enable librarians to import records from existing
bibliographic databases or perform pre-ordering
searches against the Cataloguing database for
re-ordering purposes, thus reducing the ordering
On-line links with the Library Fund Accounting
databases enable libraries to track all expenditures.
users to submit terms that can be used by a library
system. For example, the author Kamaludin Muhammad
uses his pen name Keris Mas for his writings.
When a work written by the author is catalogued
into the system, a user may key in Keris Mas or
Kamaludin Muhammad as the author.
When used in conjunction with the Cataloguing
module, users are able to search for specific
information through customised search keys derived
from a variety of MARC tags.
This mechanism ensures that when a user performs
a search, it is possible to obtain consistent
libraries in the management of bibliographic information
with its locally established data-entry templates.
Able to interface with on-line bibliographic databases,
modify texts to conform to local cataloguing requirements,
and import selected records to ILMU™’s
database. As such, custom tailored records are
Also permits the generation and arrangement of
lists, such as Shelf lists and Accession lists,
according to the libraries’ needs.
tracking of check-ins, check-outs, renewals, recalls,
fine payments, notice productions and reporting
is a module which allows setup and parametisation
of policies and dependencies required by other
modules under ILMU™.
module is integrated with the Acquisitions and
Serials modules respectively which allows transactions
from the above mentioned modules to be automatically
transferred to the accounting database.
a library to digitise and index its newspaper
cuttings, seminar papers, business plans, lecture
notes, magazines and journal articles. Users can
then access the information via a web browser
users to keep abreast with the latest events at
the library as well as perform searches via features
such as Library Map, Library Messages, Library
Information, and Library Calendar.
Users can browse through the latest news headlines
or books and journals through the Newspaper Headlines
and New Arrivals functions respectively.
Also has an OPAC function, which permits quick
information retrieval, and the sorting and printing
of this information.
Other facilities include Suggestion Box for obtaining
users’ feedback, Patron Enquiry to allow
individuals to browse through their personal information,
Library Collection and Top 10 listings for librarians.
module handles ordering, automatic prediction
patterns, check-ins, claims, cancellations and
Also equipped with Serials search facilities that
allow users to search for the Serials’ current
and retrospective holdings.