Biometrics are automated methods of recognizing a person based on a physiological or behavioral characteristic.Biometric fingerprint reader is a scanning device on which employees of organizations swap their fingers for biometric identification. Biometric fingerprint reader is also used to restrict access to the sensitive data in organizations. Nowadays many organizations use biometric fingerprint reader for daily attendance.

In koha,Biometric fingerprint reader is used for issue and return of books.Members of libary can access their accounts using biometric system.