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Press Release: mk Sorting Systems [February 1, 2010]

mk Sorting Systems Announces LibDispenser – designed to help libraries provide cost effective 24/7 service to people in ways that are relevant to their unique circumstances.

Bloomfield, CT –mk Sorting Systems is pleased to announce today the launch of LibDispenser, one of the most technologically advanced solutions to make materials more widely available to patrons anytime and just about anywhere. This product was designed to help strengthen a library’s position as budgets are being carefully considered, at the same time that library services need to extend not diminish.

Operating as a stand-alone branch, LibDispenserTM is a 24 hour, 365 days a year service solution that handles books, holds, CD's and DVD’s, borrowed or returned, at any branch location. LibDispenserTM has a simple and intuitive touch screen user-interface, uses the library’s existing online catalogue, and has a real-time circulation interface with the library’s ILS via SIP2 or NCIP.

LibDispenser opens up new opportunities to serve library customers in high traffic disparate locations such as railway stations, hospitals, schools, airports and shopping malls. In addition to being able to provide this focused type of public service, LibDispenserTM is also ideal for inside the library for securing access to holds and media.

Libraries continue to look for ways to ensure that they remain relevant and effective during these economic times. This highly adaptable and versatile solution has a base capacity of up to 910 materials (Books, CD's, DVD´s and games), is 100% weatherproof, and is expandable as required.

About mkSorting Systems

mk Sorting Systems, a division of Maschinenbau Kitz GmbH, develops and installs user friendly self service and sorting systems for libraries. We offer individual, customized automation solutions that are designed to meet each library’s specific needs.


Summary: Sorting Systems announced the launch of LibDispenser, one of the most technologically advanced solutions to make materials more widely available to patrons anytime and just about anywhere. This product was designed to help strengthen a library’s position as budgets are being carefully considered, at the same time that library services need to extend not diminish. Operating as a stand-alone branch, LibDispenserTM is a 24 hour, 365 days a year service solution that handles books, holds, CD's and DVD’s, borrowed or returned, at any branch location. LibDispenserTM has a simple and intuitive touch screen user-interface, uses the library’s existing online catalogue, and has a real-time circulation interface with the library’s ILS via SIP2 or NCIP.
Publication Year:2010
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:February 1, 2010
Publisher:mk Sorting Systems
Company:
Company: mk Solutions
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