[tog] Library self service kiosks available

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  Hi Padraic

We would certainly be interested in a few of these if available.

We are setting up some small self-service hotspots at present in areas  
where access to the net is sometimes not affordable.

Many thanks

John

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    Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2018 15:24:00 +0000
    From: Padraic Stack via tog <tog at lists.tog.ie>
Reply-To: Padraic Stack <padraic.stack at dublincity.ie>
Subject: [tog] Library self service kiosks available
      To: "'tog at lists.tog.ie'" <tog at lists.tog.ie>

> 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  
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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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>    ·         barcode scanner
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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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