STERI-Book Library Book Sterilizer Delivers Solutions for Libraries to Re-Open

The global pandemic has everyone rethinking the way they interact with just about everything, including library books. Extended lockdowns and shelter-in-place orders have made libraries across the country even more valuable than before. But growing concerns about the cleanliness of books could be offsetting library patronage. Like other businesses during this critical time, safety and…

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B.L. Fisher Library

Asbury Seminary Reaping the Benefits of the KABIS III

As the bard once declared, “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” For the Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, each day can now be judged by both, thanks to the addition of the high-yielding KABIS III book scanning system. The bountiful, high quality output of the KABIS system has allowed…

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LendIt by dtech international

Library Book Vending Machine

Library Book Vending Machine: Fusing Modern Technology with Traditional Media Add library books to the growing list of things you can get from a vending machine. D-Tech International has created lendIT, Canada’s first book vending machine library patrons will want to use again and again. These machines are fully stocked with up to 1000 books,…

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OLA Super Conference 2020 Ristech

OLA’s Annual Super Conference 2020 | Ristech

It’s not much wonder why OLA’s Super Conference is one of our favourite events of the year – filling Toronto’s Convention Centre with passionate discussions that are led by expert librarians, researchers, and policymakers. This year’s conference will challenge attendees to expand their vision of what a library can be, as communities and educational needs…

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Kirtas Case Study: The Digital Archive Group

Founded in 2013, The Digital Archive Group (TDAG) is a Chicago based company that specializes in high quality archival scanning services and digitization. For TDAG, image quality is paramount, but so too is flexibility and efficiency. Their formidable array of in-house scanning equipment reflects this however nowhere were these needs more critical than with their…

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The Archive Scanner: A Closer Look

Archive Scanner: The First Purpose-Built Digitization Technology in North America for  Archive Collections Digitizing archival collections is a priority for many government organizations, museums, and even corporations in order to preserve sensitive items that can degrade over time, such as manuscripts and photographs. Until now, there has been nothing on the market in North America…

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Depulvera Automatic Book Cleaning Machine - Ristech

The Depulvera automatic book cleaning machine

Soot and dust are the most challenging problems libraries have when it comes to keeping their book collections clean. Naturally, dust settles on books, and over time, it absorbs moisture from the environment and causes book deterioration. Libraries have over the years used traditional book cleaning methods, cloth or vacuum to manage this challenge, but…

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