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Michigan Libraries choose 3M RFID Solutions

Press Release: 3M Library Systems [June 2, 2011]

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Abstract: Herrick District Library, located in Holland, Michigan, has chosen 3M RFID to help improve efficiency for its circulation processes. The library serves a population of nearly 600,000 residents, contains a collection of over 245,000 items and circulates nearly 1.2 million items per year. The libraryís ILS is Innovative Interfaces Millennium. Muskegon Area District Library in Muskegon, Michigan, serving a population of almost 116,000 residents, selected 3M RFID for increased staff efficiencies and level of patron self-service, as well as for circulation efficiencies. The library will also take advantage of 3Mís uniquely integrated staff work station that directly integrates into Innovative Interfaces Millennium library management system to enhance item processing. The library has ten branches and circulates more than 400,000 items per year.


ST PAUL, Minn. Ė June 2, 2011 Ė Herrick District Library, located in Holland, Michigan, has chosen 3M RFID to help improve efficiency for its circulation processes. 3M was selected because of its ability to provide enhanced patron independence via self-checkout, a high level of patron satisfaction with an easy-to-use self-checkout system, highly reliable security for all types of library materials, patron privacy and reliable inventory and statistical gathering methods. Herrick District Library's mission is to welcome all people to a lifelong journey of enrichment and an exploration of ideas. The library serves a population of nearly 600,000 residents, contains a collection of over 245,000 items and circulates nearly 1.2 million items per year. The library's ILS is Innovative Interfaces Millennium.

Muskegon Area District Library in Muskegon, Michigan, serving a population of almost 116,000 residents, has selected 3M RFID for increased staff efficiencies and level of patron self-service, as well as for circulation efficiencies. The library will also take advantage of 3M's uniquely integrated staff work station that directly integrates into Innovative Interfaces Millennium library management system to enhance item processing. The library has ten branches and circulates more than 400,000 items per year.

About 3M Library Systems

3M Library Systems is the only company that develops, designs, and manufactures cutting-edge digital media, circulation management and security solutions. Finding the technology solution that is right for our customers, 3M's promise is to deliver a long term partnership that is built to exceed their expectations. For more information about 3M Library Systems, visit http://www.3m.com/library or follow @3MLibrary on Twitter.

About 3M

3M captures the spark of new ideas and transforms them into thousands of ingenious products. Our culture of creative collaboration inspires a never-ending stream of powerful technologies that make life better. 3M is the innovation company that never stops inventing. With $27 billion in sales, 3M employs about 80,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 65 countries. For more information, visit www.3M.com or follow @3MNews on Twitter.

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Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:June 2, 2011
Publisher:3M Library Systems
Company: Herrick District Library
Muskegon Area District Library
3M Library Systems
Subject: System announcements -- selection
Record Number:15749
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2011-06-02 14:15:32