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Scan-to-Cloud Technology is Transforming the Future of Education

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Oct 28, 2014

The classroom is moving to the cloud. Driven by technology, increasingly powerful mobile devices, and the modern habits of today’s students, more of the information and activities previously found in libraries and classrooms is migrating to web-based store-and-share servers that can be accessed anywhere and at any time. That migration is not only changing how teachers teach and students learn; it’s also changing the tools school libraries need to offer their patrons.

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Tags: self-service scanner, today’s students, cloud-based learning, easy-to-use scanner, online collaboration, scan to mobile technology, sharable digital content, educational technology, new technology, Scan-to-Cloud Technology, libraries, Future of Education

The Social (Media) Experience For Today’s Digital Library

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Jul 08, 2014

The practice of sharing stories has existed since the dawn of the human race. Through the centuries, new discoveries have changed the way we share our stories, but one thing has remained the same: We continue to share. For a digital library to be effective, it must embrace the changes in our methods of sharing and adapt accordingly.

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Tags: digital library, digital library technology, scan to mobile technology, digital age, digital sharing, digital book scanners

Boost Your Library Technology I.Q.: Getting On Your Students’ Level

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Jun 10, 2014
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Tags: digital library, cloud technology, digital library technology, library technology, scan to mobile technology, library services

Are You Prepared For The Future Of Library Technology?

Posted by Scannx on Thu, May 29, 2014

As the digital evolution progresses, it becomes more and more apparent that library technology is not what it used to be. No longer do life-sized scanning machines hog the hallways of library facilities. Libraries have begun adopting digital scanning methods that eliminate the need for paper and allow students to acquire needed materials at a faster pace. Reading materials have become accessible through tablets and mobile phones, and Wi-Fi is now a staple in library settings.

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Tags: scan to mobile, scan to smartphone, cloud technology, library technology, scan to mobile technology, digital scanning, the future of library technology, digital book scanners

Meeting The Library Technology Needs Of Your Tech-Savvy Students

Posted by Scannx on Tue, May 27, 2014

We live in an age of technological advancement. Electronic developments have transformed the ways in which people think and learn. As students are surrounded by an infinite number of various digital devices on a daily basis, it should come as no surprise that they enter your library with some pretty high expectations regarding library technology.

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Tags: digital library, digital library technology, library technology, book scanning, scan to mobile technology, library technology tools, library network, library services, educational technology

Going Green With Your Library: Transform Your Facility

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 29, 2014

When transitioning to a green library, you might be overwhelmed by the variety of eco-friendly options available to you: Should you redesign the building architecture? Go paperless? Use green cleaning products? Sometimes, going green with your library seems like an endless puzzle of possibilities. But if you’re eager to get started with your eco-friendly efforts, our library technology experts are here to help. The professionals at Scannx have devised this easy-to-absorb list for transforming your facility to a green space – one tactic at a time.

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Tags: green library, eco-friendly library technology, going green with your library, cloud technology, library technology, book scanning, book scanner, scan to mobile technology, book scanning technology

LEED Certification: Behind The Scenes Of Green Library Guidelines

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 22, 2014

“Going green” is a term you probably hear often. Every day, we are faced with another shocking statistic on the outpour of pollution and the copious amounts of chemical waste that invade the environment. It’s no wonder more and more companies are seeking LEED certification and aggressively going green with their internal processes.

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Tags: scan to mobile, green library, eco-friendly library technology, going green with your library, library technology, scan to mobile technology, leed certification, green building strategies, leed rating system, leed certifications, library sustainability

Implementing Library Security That Protects Your Patrons

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Apr 17, 2014

Data breaches in file hosting services are becoming increasingly common. For libraries that provide open networks, (networks that don’t require a secure login) the risk of security breach grows significantly. So it’s no surprise that high library security is growing into an expected standard among your patrons.

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Tags: scan to mobile, cloud technology, library security, library technology, scan to mobile technology, library network

Library Technology Tips To Reduce Costs Without Sacrificing Service

Posted by Scannx on Tue, Apr 15, 2014

In today’s digital landscape, libraries are facing the harsh reality that they are no longer the only place to find information and resources. Libraries also continue to face budget backlash surrounding the many cuts to educational institutions. All of this has resulted in an unfortunate decrease in library revenue, and the main cost culprit continues to be library technology.

Let’s first take a look at the current statistics on library budget cuts and overall spending:

The Facts And Figures
According to the IMLS 2010 Public Library Survey results that were released in 2013:

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Tags: scan to mobile, library technology, book scanning, book scanner, scan to mobile technology, library services

Library Personalization: Using Technology To Enhance Patron Experience

Posted by Scannx on Thu, Apr 10, 2014

Ten years ago, personalization was limited to material objects: A bracelet engraved with your children’s names, a coffee mug with your wedding photo on it. Today, in this highly digitized age, personalization goes far beyond material objects. Technology takes personalization to groundbreaking new heights, creating a digitally personalized experience for nearly every process in existence, for nearly every individual in existence. So, as a dedicated library director, fixed on fostering relationships with your patrons, you may be wondering: is there such a thing as library personalization?

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Tags: scan to mobile, library technology, scan to mobile technology, personalized library, library personalization, digital library catalogue, library network, library services