University of Central Lancashire awarded winner of the BIC/CILIP RFID Innovation Award 2011
By using the 3M FX Sorter System to streamline their acquisitions process students can now access new books within two hours of the Library receiving them. This new process has significantly reduced staff time and effort in receipting new stock whilst managing returns, and enhanced the students' experience of the library service.
3M Command Centre helps Dorset County Council improve service levels
Dorset County Council manages 34 libraries that vary greatly both in size and style, from bigger branches such as Weymouth and Dorchester, issuing large quantities of items, to smaller village libraries.
3M works with Southwark Borough Council to pioneer a contemporary solution
As part of a huge redevelopment programme at Canada Water, Southwark Borough Council has built a contemporary £14 million ‘Super Library’ that holds more than 40,000 books, CDs and films, as well as offering meeting rooms, space for evening classes and WiFi facilities.
Widnes Library in Halton has become the first in the UK to install the 3M™ SelfCheck™ V-Series, 3M’s fifth generation SelfCheck™ System. Widnes is also the first library under Halton Borough Council to introduce self-issue.
Irene Chant went ‘off curriculum’ on a recent shopping spree, filling her trolley with mystical dungeons, dragons and demons, vroom vroom fast cars and superbikes, a bundle of fiction for a good read and became starry-eyed over the New Astronomer.
Self-Service is the Way Forward at North Herts College
The Stevenage Centre at North Hertfordshire College has installed the 3M™ SelfCheck™ system to encourage ‘out of hours’ and weekend use. Students can now issue, return and renew their own books without the need for staff intervention.