Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

October 14, 2019

Tech Logic Tech Logic announces the appointment of Jeff McDaniel as the Director of Sales and Business Development. Tech Logic has appointed Jeff McDaniel as the Director of Sales and Business Development. [Full Announcement].

March 21, 2019

Tech Logic Tech Logic expands, adding six personnel to customer service and mechanical teams. Tech Logic announces the expansion of its automated materials handling (AMH) manufacturing operation, with the addition of six new full-time employees at their Oakdale, Minnesota headquarters. [Full Announcement].

March 5, 2019

Tech Logic Historic Woburn Public Library expands; installing Tech Logic automated materials handling sorter and self-checkout. Massachusetts' historic Woburn Public Library will celebrate the grand opening of its renovated building on March 16, featuring state-of-the-art Tech Logic technologies for patron convenience and staff efficiency at its core. [Full Announcement].

February 11, 2019

Tech Logic Morgantown Public Library to upgrade collection to RFID with award-winning Tech Logic CircTRAK. Tech Logic partnered with the Morgantown Public Library branch of the Morgantown Public Library System, serving Monongalia County, WVa., during the conversion of its collection to RFID. Morgantown has purchased RFID tags, tagging and staff station equipment, RFID security gates and the platinum award-winning CircTRAK shelf management system, which locates materials shown in the catalog as lost, missing, trace, claimed returned, and more. The library's goals for this conversion are to improve staff efficiencies and improve shelf management and security. In the future the library plans to offer streamlined RFID patron self-checkout. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2019

Tech Logic Jeff McDaniel joins Tech Logic as Senior Solutions Specialist for Southeast United States. Tech Logic announced that Jeff McDaniel has joined the company as a Senior Solutions Specialist for the Southeast U.S. region. Most recently McDaniel served as Vice President of International Business Development and Customized Library Services for Baker & Taylor. He will provide consultative services for libraries to implement Tech Logic solutions. [Full Announcement].

November 10, 2018

Tech Logic Tech Logic Awarded Sorting System Contract for Hennepin County Library. Tech Logic partnered with Hennepin County Public Library to design and install custom automated materials handling solutions for the Ridgedale Branch that include 37-bin and 3-bin UltraSorts. [Full Announcement].

September 18, 2018

Tech Logic Tech Logic develops custom, single-sided sorter for New Monticello Library. Tech Logic partnered with Johnson County (KS) Library System to design and install a unique, custom automated materials handling solution, that includes a drive up book drop and overhead conveyance leading to a 7-bin, single-sided sorter for their new, highly-anticipated Monticello branch. [Full Announcement].

August 2, 2018

Tech Logic Tech Logic Corp. Names New General Manager. Tech Logic Corporation announced that Tracie Hanson has been named General Manager. [Full Announcement].

July 17, 2018

Tech Logic Flagstaff libraries improve workflow with new automated handling systems. Tech Logic has partnered with Flagstaff-City Coconino County Public Library (AZ) to design and install custom automated materials handling solutions that include a 9-bin sorter, a 5-bin sorter, and new drive-up and walk-up book drops with conveyance at their Main Library and East Flagstaff Community Library branches. [Full Announcement].

December 8, 2017

Tech Logic Huntsville-Madison County Public Library Opens New Madison Library Featuring Custom Tech Logic Sorting System Design. In partnership with Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a seven-bin Automated Materials Handling system ahead of schedule at the new Madison Public Library. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort Automated Materials Handling system featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops and ergonomic SmartBins. Customizations included a small, 7-degree turn to the internal drop, to accommodate an angled wall. A subtle but elegant job of trimming and positioning purpose-built steel fit the planned space perfectly. [Full Announcement].

December 1, 2017

Tech Logic Sarasota County opens new Shannon Staub Public/Academic Library with Tech Logic AMH and RFID Workflow Tools. In partnership with Sarasota County Public Library, Tech Logic completed the installation of a nine-bin Automated Materials Handling system at the new Shannon Staub Public Library located on the campus of Suncoast Technical College in North Port, Fl. The library selected a Tech Logic UltraSort AMH featuring both internal and external drive-up "throw and go" book drops, ergonomic SmartBins™, and built-in fire suppression as well as a complete suite of RFID workflow tools and CircIT self-checkout stations. [Full Announcement].

October 25, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic Welcomes New Senior Solutions Specialists to Represent Northern U.S. and Canada. Tech Logic announced the recent hire of Nicole Johnson and David Degrandchamp, who in October, joined the Tech Logic team as Senior Solutions Specialists for the Northeast U.S. and eastern Canadian territories, and North Central U.S. and central Canadian territories respectively. [Full Announcement].

October 21, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic remembers co-founder March Frich. Tech Logic Inc. announced that co-founder Mark Frich, has died. He was 66 years old. The thoughts of Tech Logic's board, management and employees are with Mark's family. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic Unveils Enhanced Interface for Self-checkout at ALA Chicago. Tech Logic, inventors of Automated Materials Handling for libraries, and a leading provider of both RFID and barcode-based self-checkout, announced today the release of a new, enhanced CircIT™ FLEX self-checkout user interface design. The new CircIT™ FLEX interface is available to all new and existing customer libraries on their hardware choice of standalone touchscreen kiosk, desktop kiosk, patented staff-monitored "Combo" station, and even as software for library-supplied hardware. [Full Announcement].

June 19, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic to Provide AMH to Sarasota County Library System. Tech Logic is excited to announce that Nicholson Memorial Library System in Garland, Texas has selected Tech Logic to provide both Automated Materials Handling and Self-Checkout solutions. Tech Logic will provide the library system with 6 Automated Material Handling Systems, 11 FLEX Self-Checkout stations, security gates for all branch libraries and other RFID equipment. [Full Announcement].

June 16, 2017

Tech Logic Bob Rohlf, Co-founder of Tech Logic Corporation, passed away. Robert "Bob" Rohlf, a legend of the library profession, consultant, and co-founder of Tech Logic Corporation, has passed away. Bob's career as a librarian spanned more than forty years and included directorship and executive roles at Hennepin County Public Library (HCPL), Minneapolis Public Library, Dakota-Scott Regional Library, and The Library of Congress where he was the Administrative Director. After retiring from HCPL Bob led the Robert Rohlf Associates consulting firm utilizing numerous library experts to provide professional advice for new building projects around the world. [Full Announcement].

Tech Logic Tech Logic to Provide AMH to Sarasota County Library System. Sarasota County Library System selected Tech Logic to provide Automated Material Handling at the new Shannon Staub Library. [Full Announcement].

May 16, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic introduces ValueIT. Tech Logic announces a groundbreaking software solution to turn library's weeded and donated books in to cash. The new ValueIT software allows for excess books to be scanned, sorted, priced and sold more efficiently than ever. [Full Announcement].

March 13, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic calls for People First Nominations. Tech Logic continues the tradition of recognizing outstanding librarians with the People First Award and requests your nominations for outstanding library staff members. As with the first award, the 2017 People First Award will be presented at ALA 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. [Full Announcement].

February 27, 2017

Tech Logic Tech Logic rolls out new FLEX Desktop Library Services Center and Self-Checkout. Tech Logic introduced the CircIT FLEX, a freestanding library services center and self-checkout. The product, using Tech Logic's patented CircIT software, allows for patrons to check out items on their own, allowing library staff more time to accomplish more pressing issues. [Full Announcement].