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In the U.K., Libraries Switch to Self-Serve

RFID Journal [Febrary 11, 2010]

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Abstract: As more libraries adopt radio frequency identification, a growing number have begun eliminating their old check-in and checkout systems, which require employees to manually scan a patron's library card or the books that person is borrowing or returning. Instead, visitors use RFID kiosks to check out, return or renew books, as well as pay fines or fees. In such applications, the technology does much of the workóchecking materials in and out, updating those items' status in the library-management system (LMS), and instructing patrons how to sort the returned items to ensure they are put back on the shelves faster.


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Publication Year:2010
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: RFID Journal
Issue:Febrary 11, 2010
Publisher:RFID Journal
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Online access:http://www.rfidjournal.com/article/print/7391
Record Number:15108
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2010-10-08 07:56:37