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Advantages and Disadvantages of RFID in Libraries


Reduction of staff duties

With the automation of many staff duties, it is possible that a reduction in staff may follow.



RFID is not an inexpensive technology. According to the report prepared for the Public Library Association (PLA), the budget for a library with 40,000 items in its collection may cost as much as $70,000. A library with 250,000 items may cost up to...

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Date: 2005-07-06 01:01:45

Related topics : library automation using rfid technology / library management using rfid technology / rfid technology used in library / library management system using rfid / library book rfid tag

RFID use in Libraries - University Of Maryland

Obviously, it is possible for a library to function without the use of RFID technology as they have been functioning long before the introduction of

this technology. Besides paper and direct hand control as the alternative to any technology, bar codes and a bar code reader can be used to check books into...

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Date: 2005-07-06 01:02:06

Related topics : rfid technology used in library / library using rfid / rfid technology uses / radio frequency security tags / security using rfid