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…

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…

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,…