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"Tag you’re it": RFID in UCD Library and tagging 30,000 items. Authors: Tony Clarke, Aoife O'Brien

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Poster presentation at the Irish Universities Information Services Colloquium (IUISC), 5 March 2009, Galway, Ireland. 2009-03-05.

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"Tag you’re it": RFID in UCD Library and tagging 30,000 items. Authors: Tony Clarke, Aoife O'Brien

  1. 1. Provided by the author(s) and University College Dublin Library in accordance with publisher policies. Pleasecite the published version when available. "Tag you’re it": RFID in UCD Library and tagging 30,000 Title items Author(s) Clarke, Tony; OBrien, Aoife Publication 2009-03-05 Date This items record/more http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2851 information Downloaded 2012-09-20T17:29:58Z Some rights reserved. For more information, please see the item record link above.
  2. 2. “Tag you’re it” RFID in UCD Library and tagging 30,000 items Tony Clarke & Aoife O’Brien, UCD Library In summer 2008 UCD Library transferred our Short Loan (48 hour) collection to RFID technology. Approximately 30,000 books were tagged over a 3 week period. Two RFID self service machines were initiated and the first 3M C-Series self-return unit in Europe was installed. 3M Gates 3M Pad LMS 3M DLA 3M C series 3M Self Check Book drop HOW it works WHAT we used HOW we did it 1 3M R-series self-issue -The collection was weededThe book barcode isscanned machine - A team of 3 people worked best. WHAT happened next -Our existing V-series wasThe book is placed on the converted to RFID & an R-series 1 3M V-series self-issue was installed next to it.pad and the RFID tag is machine converted to RFIDheld over it -C-series self-return was installed at the desk -Issue & return are now self- service. 1 3M C-series self-return (the 1 in Europe) st -We allow readers to borrow withThe tag is stuck on the up to €5 fines   book in the position shown   -User-education & promotion wason the screen 0 Staff to issue or return put in place books - See www.ucd.ie/library or YouTube to view our user education video.

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