How can Libraries make the content in their print collections more accessible in a post-COVID-19 world?

The greatest asset of any academic library’s collection is its special collections and archives. Unfortunately, these distinctive materials are often hidden in vaults and are only available for in-person access.  As the coronavirus crisis developed, libraries eliminated or limited access to print collections due to concerns of virus spread. Unlike print materials, libraries have seen…

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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 Kabis I Lite

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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