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As a global leader in library management systems, 3M believe that the key to improving the efficiency of school libraries is simple: to create more time for staff.

In fact, our greatest motivation lies in the freedom we give you to focus on what really counts – helping children discover the joy of learning every time they step into your library.

For full details of our product range, please click on the section headers below.

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Self-Service

3M™ SelfCheck™ System V-Series & V-Series Tabletop

3M™ SelfCheck™ System V-Series & V-Series Tabletop

Fewer false alarms. Greater first time success. The V-Series offers the superior protection of Tattle-Tape™ Security with a distinctive V-design that makes library checkout and check-in incredibly fast and amazingly simple.

Click here to see the various V-Series models:
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3M™ SelfCheck™ System R-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System R-Series

The R-Series lets library customers easily check out and check in materials. It reads barcodes and 3M™ RFID Tags and processes multiple items simultaneously.

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3M™ SelfCheck™ System B-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System B-Series

For libraries without security, the B-Series provides fast and efficient barcode only checkout and check-in.

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3M™ Integrated Disc Media Unlocker

3M™ Integrated Disc Media Unlocker

Used in conjunction with your 3M™ SelfCheck™ System, this is the only integrated disc media security system that ensures the item checked out is the same item that is unlocked.

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3M™ Stats, Status and Configuration Software for 3M™ SelfCheck™ Systems

3M™ Stats, Status and Configuration Software for 3M™ SelfCheck™ Systems

Provides real-time access to your 3M™ SelfCheck™ System statistics and hardware status from one or more locations so you can optimize the performance of your SelfCheck™ Systems and other networked devices.

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3M™ Bookdrop

3M™ Bookdrop

A check in system for both external and internal use, allowing books and media to be returned safely and securely, at a time convenient to the customer, even outside library opening hours.

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3M™ SelfCheck™ System C-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System C-Series

Provides real-time check-in feature and easy-to-use interface to help your library increase circulation and maintain a more accurate catalogue.

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3M™ Intelligent Return & Sorter

3M™ Intelligent Return & Sorter

This affordable, efficient, automated return and sorting system has an intuitive user interface and can be mountedon an internal or external wall. Ideal for libraries with limited space, it can be used for return only or can accommodate up to three bins.

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3M™ SelfCheck™ System S3-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System S3-Series

A complete check in system, enabling libraries to increase circulation and maintain an accurate product catalogue. Featuring real time check in and an easy to use interface.

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3M™ FX Intelligent Return and Sorter

3M™ FX Intelligent Return and Sorter

The FX deals with the check-in and sorting of materials more efficiently and virtually effortlessly. Materials can be returned to the shelf quicker, maximizing the use and convenience of available resources.

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3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System

3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System

The 3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System has a multiple-item checkout, check in and renew feature, easy to use interface and unique colour changing RFID ledge, customers can enjoy workflow and staff can be sure items are checked out and returned correctly.

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Stock Management

Digital Library Assistant

3M™ Digital Library Assistant

This cordless, handheld device instantly reads 3M™ RFID Tags on library materials, turning shelf-reading, shelving, sorting, searching, weeding and exception handling into routine tasks.

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Security Systems

3M™ Detection System Model 8900 Series

3M™ Detection System Model 8900 Series

The 3M™ Detection System Model 8900 combines flexibility and style with state-of-the-art technology to provide excellent detection and reliable performance.

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3M™ Detection System Model 3900 Select Series

3M™ Detection System Model 3900 Select Series

Now your security system can make a statement and blend seamlessly with your library’s decor. With best in class detection performance and a choice of over 30 material and color combinations, the new Detection System Select Series will help you reduce collection loss without compromising style.

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3M™ Detection System Model 3800 Series

3M™ Detection System Model 3800 Series

With superior coverage that ensures dependable protection of all protected materials, the advanced design of this system helps save time and maintenance costs. Self-contained diagnostics reduce maintenance calls and ensure optimum performance. 36" and 42" corridor options accommodate wheelchairs with ease.

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3M™ Detection System Model 3500 Series

3M™ Detection System Model 3500 Series

A flexible, reliable, very low frequency system, the 3500 offers an adjustable height detection zone and a wide range of installation options. Remote electronics ensure reliable operation. Virtually free of phantom alarms.

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3M™ Detection System Model EM 700

3M™ Detection System Model EM 700

Transparent Plexiglass creates a sense of more space, invaluable for congested library entrances

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3M™ Detection System Model EM 500

3M™ Detection System Model EM 500

Available in single and dual corridor systems, the EM500 detection systems offer a reliable and versatile way to protect your library's collection.

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Detection System Liberty PX

Detection System Liberty PX

Exceptional tag discrimination and wide-aisle detection capability in a slim, unobtrusive package.

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Detection System Liberty QX

Detection System Liberty QX

High performance, small footprint. Fits easily into areas that are too small for traditional detection systems.

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Workstations & Conversion Stations

Staff Workstation Model 946

Staff Workstation Model 946

Combines barcode scanning and security into one operation, improving workplace efficiency and ergonomics. It processes both barcodes and RFID tags, and can perform smaller scale barcode-to-RFID conversions.

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Conversion Station Model 812

Conversion Station Model 812

This station provides a quick, easy solution for converting library materials to RFID technology.

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Conversion Station Model 813

Conversion Station Model 813

Save time and money with the flexibility to print both the barcode and library logo on an RFID tag right in the library. With an intuitive interface and user friendly setup, your staff will quickly learn how to convert tags and begin realizing the benefits of RFID immediately.

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Consumables & Accessories

3M™ Circulation Accessories

3M™ Circulation Accessories

3M provides a wide range of solutions that safely and completely turn 3M™ Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips on and off. With accessories designed specifically for print and non-print media, we help enhance security and increase productivity so you can provide customers with the level of service they expect.

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Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips and Applicators

Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips and Applicators

Used by more libraries than all other security strips combined, 3M™ Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips offer the ultimate in discreet protection for your entire collection, including magnetic media.

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RFID Tags

RFID Tags

Rewritable tags from 3M help libraries increase efficiency and productivity while maintaining security. Built for the demanding application of today's libraries we provide a warranty on our tags, guaranteeing them to last as long as they items to which they are attached.

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