Shoalhaven Libraries in Australia is leading the way in contactless self-service, with the facility being one of the first libraries in the world to offer contactless checkout of materials within the Shoalhaven Libraries App from SOLUS.
Shoalhaven Libraries Manager, Sarah Taylor was thrilled to be one of the first libraries to offer the service during these challenging times of coronavirus.
Responding to health and hygiene concerns
“Shoalhaven Libraries is proud of its response to current health concerns, with the introduction of an innovative, yet simple, way for library users to safely and easily checkout library resources. The health and safety of our customers and staff is our highest priority.”
Self-service without using a public kiosk or any other hardware.
“The app functionality allows library members to simply tap the item they wish to borrow with their personal smartphone, without the use of any additional hardware,” Ms Taylor said.
Developed in collaboration with SOLUS, the library technology company, the Shoalhaven Libraries App provides a one-stop shop for all library services. By using the app, library users
By using the app, library users can deactivate RFID security without using a public kiosk or any other hardware.
Limiting contact with public items and surfaces helps to make the library experience safer and simpler in these health and germ conscious times.” Ms Taylor said.
Its quite simply the 24/7 library in your pocket
Courtesy of Shoalhaven Libraries, Mirage news and UlladullaLocal Express