Imagine a library without books, without shelves, without barcodes, without having to

travel to the library itself. Imagine a library not needing space for books, not needing

plenty of resources for maintenance, not needing to track Patrons for book returns.

This is what an electronic library can do.

Modern electronic library such as ELIB powered by eSentral have the capability to

allow restricted eBook lending period. Some of the features we provide include

lending periods for Patrons, licensing system for eBook supplies from renowned publishers,

local and international, analytics reporting, bandwidth and database management,

as well as mobile application reading facilities.

Our eBooks work remotely, meaning it does not require Internet to read. Once a

Patron borrows and download, the Patron can read the eBook offline.

Our eBooks are small in size, and uses an International Standard for eBooks, call EPUB.

It is designed not only to be lightweight, but also responsive to device screen size,

and compliance to interactive elements.










ELIB: Digital Library eBook Lending Service

Running on cloud server, the library is accessible via web, and Patrons can browse, and borrow. Borrowing terms can be set at 1 day, 7 days, 14 days, or 28 days. Once a Patron

borrows the eBook, the eBook will stay in Patron’s possession either on web library or in the eReader App for the set duration, whereby the eBook will self-delete once it expires.

The eBooks are provided with metadata in Onix 3.0 form which can also be integrated with


The system prepares a catalogue for Libraries to make rent eBooks to Patrons. Whilst the system is a one-off purchase, the eBooks will vary base on publisher’s preferred method of

selling the eBook rights to library for lending purposes. Here are some of the methods:
• 3 years rights
• Perpetual

Once the contents are on server, the eBook is available for Patrons to choose and download. When they download they can then read offline using their own devices remotely from anywhere.


Our eBooks are in EPUB standard. XM depository consists of more than 50,000 eBook titles available for Library acquisition ranging from all categories and genre, as well as languages.

XM also host the biggest depository for local eBooks, namely in Bahasa Melayu. Local eBooks are supplied by reputable publishers such as Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka, PTS Media Group,

Pelangi, Oxford Fajar, Marshall Caverndish, Cerdik Publications, University Malaya Press, Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, IKIM, INTAN, UMP Press, Penerbit USIM, Akademi Sains

Malaysia, KarnaDya, Jemari Seni, Buku Fixi, Utusan Publication, and many more.

Files are made on offering via XM DRM server system and is regulated by pricing of publishers. Files are sold in non-concurrent rights and for period of 3 years, and some case perpetual.


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