The fastest way to check-in library items
Indoor Return Station detect and identify all items that are placed between the RFID bookstands. When situated near the entrance of the library, it is easily accessible for a patron. He places the books on the shelf and the items are automatically checked-in in your Library Management System.
All the items are directly available for the next patron to be borrowed. Consequently, over 25% of all books returned are checked-out on the same day.
Theft detection is an integral feature of the chip within the tag. It is a stand-alone technology, which operates independently of the library database.
Quick and Easy
Returning an item does not take more than just placing one or more books on the library trolley. Anywhere. That’s it. No more queues, no more waiting in line. Just drop and go.
Whenever one of your intelligent library trolleys is nearly full, you simply un-click it from the info terminal and roll it into your library where you can return the books to the shelves or make the trolley available in the ‘just-returned’ section. In the meantime you just click an empty trolley into the info terminal so the lenders have an empty trolley at their disposal again!
Normally speaking, after check-in, an item can be behind the counter for at least a day. With indoor return station it nevertheless is available immediately. Due to this, in libraries that use an Indoor Return Station for returning items, 25% of all returned items are directly taken from the trolleys by other patrons and checked-out on the same day.
- Quick and easy
- Increased turnaround rates
- 25% of returned books are checked-out the same day
- Build-in Intelligent Shelves in existing or bespoke furniture
- Multi-item processing