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The 21st Century Patron: What They Now Expect From Library Technology

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 08, 2014

It is the day and age of technological advancement. Digital processes and devices are evolving at an alarming pace, consistently surprising us (more so captivating us) with their growing functionality. This is the world your library patrons live in, constantly surrounded by iPhone this and tablet that, a mobile app here and a digital printer there – so it should be no surprise that they come in with some pretty high expectations regarding library technology.

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Tags: scan to mobile, digital library, cloud technology, book scanning, book scanner, scan to mobile technology

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.

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

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

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. 

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