[tog] Library self service kiosks available

Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 23 16:36:53 CET 2018


Hello Padraic,

We would be interested. Let take sorting out the logistics off this
mailing list. I will email you directly.
Jeffrey Roe,
www.tog.ie
On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 at 15:31, Padraic Stack via tog <tog at lists.tog.ie> wrote:
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> Hi people of TOG,
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> I work in Dublin City Public Libraries.
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> We have a number of 3M Tharsus self-service kiosks which have reached their useful end of life for us.
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> We wonder if they might be of interest to anyone.  The kiosk comprises of:
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> ·         touch screen
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> ·         thermal printer
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> ·         coin counting slot / tray
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> ·         notes tray
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> ·         RFID scanner
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> all housed in an aluminium unit.
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> The unit includes a computer, keyboard and mouse tucked away in the innards. The machine ran / runs 32 bit Windows XP on a full desktop sized case.
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> They’re not exactly the same as the attached image but it gives a good idea of what they are. This website has more information: https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:0L_zom_6G1kJ:https://www.tharsus.co.uk/case-study/3m-library-kiosk/+&cd=6&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=ie&client=firefox-b-ab
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> We used them as self-service kiosks where people would scan their library card, return or borrow their RFID tagged books, pay fines if applicable and get a receipt for the transaction. The machine can also give change. They could be repurposed for any number of tasks like printing tickets, magic 8ball device, fortune telling etc etc.
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> If anyone is interested in finding out more please let me know. Unfortunately we would have to get rid of these fairly quickly so prompt communication is important.
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> All the best,
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> Padraic
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> Padraic Stack | Senior Librarian| Dublin City Public Libraries | Dublin City Library and Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2, Ireland   |  E. padraic.stack at dublincity.ie |   P. (01) 6744831
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