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ERIC Number: EJ901952
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0033-0337
Introducing RFID at Middlesex University Learning Resources
Hopkinson, Alan; Chandrakar, Rajesh
Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, v40 n1 p89-97 2006
Purpose: To describe the first year of the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) in Middlesex University Learning Resources. Design/methodology/approach: The technology is explained in detail to set the scene. Information on the implementation is presented in chronological order. Findings: Problems which would generally be applicable to other installations in these early days of the use of RFID in libraries are pointed out. Practical implications: It is possible to implement RFID without too much lead time, although, had longer been available, some aspects would have gone more smoothly. Originality/value: Contains valuable information for other libraries considering or intending to introduce RFID.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (London)