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Self Service scanners are replacing copy machines in the library

Posted by Scannx on Wed, Jan 14, 2015

As easy-to-use self-service scanners become commonplace in libraries across the country, the debate over the future of photocopiers is changing.  Once, digital scanners were seen as a convenient supplemental service, while the multi-function copy machine was the temperamental workhorse of the library.


Tags: Scannx Book ScanCenter, self-service scanner, academic libraries, book scanning technology, academic library, scanning equipment

The Future Of Library Technology – It’s Not Science Fiction

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Jul 29, 2014

Tags: library technology, library management, book scanner, academic library, university library

How Scan-To-Mobile Technology Increases Student Engagement

Posted by Scannx on Mon, Mar 24, 2014

According to a 2013 Deloitte study, eight in ten college students own a smartphone, and 32% own a tablet or e-reader of some kind. Today, those numbers are even higher. Mobile technology has changed the way your students work within the library setting, so scan-to-mobile technology is quickly becoming a library necessity.


Tags: scan to mobile, scan to smartphone, digital library, scan to email, library technology, academic library

3 Vital Paradigm Shifts Every Academic Library Must Make To Survive

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Jan 16, 2014

It’s the cold, hard truth: academic libraries no longer hold the importance they once did in the minds of many students and faculties. While they are still essential, it’s the perception of their prominence that’s declined since the advent of the internet.


Tags: library management, academic libraries, academic library

3 Ways To Create An Academic Library Ivy League Experience In 2014

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Jan 09, 2014

The world of academic library science is shifting. With the advent of the internet, ebooks, online university classes and e-readers, academic libraries serve different functions than they did only a few years ago. In 2014, those changes are even more pronounced – particularly along certain library management trends.


Tags: library technology, library management, academic library

Flatbed Vs. Overhead Library Book Scanners: Which Is Superior?

Posted by Scannx on Fri, Dec 20, 2013

The budget for your academic library is tight. When it comes to scanning technology for your library, you need the device that’s going to give you (and your students) the most benefits and the least cost. When it comes to library book scanners, though, which is more cost-effective: a flatbed scanner or an overhead scanner?


Tags: book scanner, library book scanner, flatbed scanner, academic library, overhead scanner

4 Ideas To Energize Students About Academic Library Technology

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Dec 05, 2013

In an academic library, your vitality hinges on keeping students engaged with your servicesand resources. Without students, your library wouldn’t exist – no books, no stacks, no databases, no computers.


Tags: book scanner, document capture analytics, academic library

6 Ways Document Capture Analytics Transform Your Library

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Nov 21, 2013

As a librarian, you work with data every day, and you know that some data are more valuable than others – especially when it comes to running your library. You keep track of circulation numbers, late fees and wait lists, but what about data for your digital library technology, like book scanners?


Tags: book scanners, digital library, document analytics, library technology, library management, document capture analytics, academic library

The 5.5 Funding Sources You Never Thought Of For Your Book Scanner Upgrade

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Nov 14, 2013



Tags: library technology, book scanner, digital scanning, academic libraries, book scanner upgrade, document scanning service, academic library, book scanner funding

Cut Costs With Academic Library Technology

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Nov 07, 2013

Library technology costs money. That’s a fact. But what most librarians overlook is the fact that this cost is quite small compared to the savings that technology’s efficiencies and innovations bring to your academic library. 


Tags: digital library, library technology, book scanning, academic library