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Press Release: Assabet Interactive [February 6, 2020]

New Library of Things software available for public library websites

Concord, MA. 2.5.20. Assabet Interactive announces the release of new software that enables patrons to reserve Library of Things objects from public library websites. The module delivers a professional-looking and organized display of a library's collection to its website, employing easy methods for both patrons to review and request "things" and staff to manage the reservation and check-out/check-in process. Features include the delivery of a library's terms and conditions document as part of the reservation process; the ability to assign a unique loan period to each object and establish buffers between loans for maintenance; a reporting function that captures critical statistics; and ILS library card validation against criteria established by the library.

Demos of the new software can be seen during the product launch at Booth 1744 at the PLA 2020 conference in Nashville from February 26–28. Thereafter, webinar demos may be scheduled through the Assabet Interactive website (www.assabetinteractive.com). The module joins the company's popular line of software for delivering services to a library's patrons—an event calendar with registration, a room booking module, and a museum pass reservation system—with which it shares a common adminstration section.

About Assabet Interactive

Assabet Interactive provides state-of-the-art calendar, room booking, museum pass, and Library of Things software for public library websites—intuitive and easy-to-use for both patrons and library staff, with no limits on the number of users, amount of data held, and administration area log-in location. The software integrates easily with websites on any platform, helping to streamline the delivery of some of the library's most important services.


Summary: Assabet Interactive announces the release of new software that enables patrons to reserve Library of Things objects from public library websites. The module delivers a professional-looking and organized display of a library’s collection to its website, employing easy methods for both patrons to review and request “things” and staff to manage the reservation and check-out/check-in process. Features include the delivery of a library’s terms and conditions document as part of the reservation process; the ability to assign a unique loan period to each object and establish buffers between loans for maintenance; a reporting function that captures critical statistics; and ILS library card validation against criteria established by the library.
Publication Year:2020
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:February 6, 2020
Publisher:Assabet Interactive
Company:
Company: Assabet Interactive
Subject: Product announcements
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/24909

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