Making the Most of RFID in Libraries

Making the Most of RFID in Libraries

by Martin Palmer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1856046346

ISBN-13: 9781856046343

Pub. Date: 07/30/2009

Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated

RFID has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of library service delivery. Written by an expert in the field, this book is a very worthwhile investment for all those library professionals considering converting to RFID for their libraries, as well as those who are implementing it already.  See more details below

Overview

RFID has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of library service delivery. Written by an expert in the field, this book is a very worthwhile investment for all those library professionals considering converting to RFID for their libraries, as well as those who are implementing it already.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856046343
Publisher:
Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/30/2009
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1 RFID, libraries and the wider world 1

2 RFID and libraries : the background and the basics 15

3 RFID, library applications and the library management system 23

4 Standards and interoperability 39

5 Privacy 51

6 RFID and health and safety 61

7 RFID and library design 65

8 Building a business case for RFID in libraries, and requesting proposals 75

9 Staffing : savings, redeployment or something else? 87

10 Buying a system : evaluating the offers 93

11 Installing RFID : project management 103

12 Making the most of RFID : a case study 113

13 RFID, libraries and the future 131

Further information 137

References 143

Index 149

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