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3M RFID Solutions are intuitive, easy to use and attractive.

They're grounded in decades of research and subjected to rigorous testing - resulting in durable, reliable and accurate systems.

We offer an all-RFID system, as well as the option of Tattle-Tape™ Security for added protection. 3M also makes its RFID tag data format available to users.

For full details of our product range and our RFID Whitepapers, please click on the section headers below.

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RFID Whitepapers

RFID 101

RFID 101

Do you need RFID? What is it? How does it work? The first part in the RFID Education Series gives you the basics of RFID and provides four reasons to invest in RFID (and three reasons to wait).

PDF, 247KB
 
RFID 201

RFID 201

The second part of the series explores the basics of what RFID technology is and discusses the potential and risks for your library and the benefits for your customers.

PDF, 282KB
 
RFID 301

RFID 301

A detailed look at a critical part of RFID technology— RFID tags. Learn about tag characteristics, differences, standards, quality concerns and security issues.

PDF, 447KB
 
RFID 401

RFID 401

Your library collection will last a long time. Your RFID tags need to last just as long. Even ISO compliance doesn't guarantee tag reliability or longevity.

PDF, 387KB
 
RFID 501

RFID 501

This is an exciting time in the evolution of RFID (radio frequency identification) technology for libraries. National and international committees will soon finalize a number of important standards. The new standards will improve the interoperability and flexibility of library RFID systems and make the technology even more valuable.

PDF, 378KB
 
RFID 601

RFID 601

You’ve decided it’s right for your library system and you’d like to start moving toward implementation. How do you decide what kind of RFID system works for you? How do you go about funding and implementing that system? And how do you protect your investment?

PDF, 307KB
 
RFID 701

RFID 701

A regulatory overview of using RFID technology in your library - the article outlines the CE procedure in regards to Europeans directives, harmonized standards and labelling.

PDF, 811KB
 

RFID Products

3M™ Mobile Staff Workstation

3M™ Mobile Staff Workstation

As a component of the 3M™ RFID System, your staff can utilise the mobile staff workstation to provide service to your customers wherever they need it in your library. The mobile staff workstation uses your library’s wireless network to communicate with your ILS system’s SIP server.

PDF, 116.5KB
 
RFID Tags

RFID Tags

Rewritable tags from 3M help libraries increase efficiency and productivity while maintaining security. Built for the demanding application of today's libraries we provide a warranty on our tags, guaranteeing them to last as long as they items to which they are attached.

PDF, 146KB
 
Conversion Station Model 812

Conversion Station Model 812

This station provides a quick, easy solution for converting library materials to RFID technology.

PDF, 65KB
 
Conversion Station Model 813

Conversion Station Model 813

Save time and money with the flexibility to print both the barcode and library logo on an RFID tag right in the library. With an intuitive interface and user friendly setup, your staff will quickly learn how to convert tags and begin realizing the benefits of RFID immediately.

PDF, 87KB
 
Digital Library Assistant

3M™ Digital Library Assistant

This cordless, handheld device instantly reads 3M™ RFID Tags on library materials, turning shelf-reading, shelving, sorting, searching, weeding and exception handling into routine tasks.

PDF, 59KB
 
Staff Workstation Model 895 and 896

Staff Workstation Model 895 and 896

As a component of the 3M™ RFID System, these versatile units can operate as a circulation desk or tag programming station. In addition to handling multiple items at the same time, the workstation processes both barcodes and RFID tags at checkout and return, and the ‘case set’ feature prevents item substitution during checkout and return.

PDF, 152KB
 
Staff Workstation Model 946

Staff Workstation Model 946

Combines barcode scanning and security into one operation, improving workplace efficiency and ergonomics. It processes both barcodes and RFID tags, and can perform smaller scale barcode-to-RFID conversions.

PDF, 61KB
 
3M™ Detection System Model 9100 Series

3M™ Detection System Model 9100 Series

The 3M RFID Detection System Model 9100 combines flexibility and style with state-of-the-art technology to help provide excellent detection and reliability. The Model 9100 has an attractive clear corridor system with flexible lighting. The system meets ADA requirements has a variety of flexible mounting options - direct mount or base plate to better meet your needs.

PDF, 1.9MB
 
3M™ SelfCheck™ System R-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System R-Series

The R-Series lets library customers easily check out and check in materials. It reads barcodes and 3M™ RFID Tags and processes multiple items simultaneously. With customizable design and feature options the R-series can be made to meet your library’s needs

PDF, 239KB
 
3M™ SelfCheck™ System C-Series

3M™ SelfCheck™ System C-Series

Provides real-time check-in feature and easy-to-use interface to help your library increase circulation and maintain a more accurate catalogue.

PDF, 62KB
 
3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System

3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System

The 3M™ Kiosk SelfCheck™ System has a multiple-item checkout, check in and renew feature, easy to use interface and unique colour changing RFID ledge, customers can enjoy workflow and staff can be sure items are checked out and returned correctly.

PDF, 344KB
 
3M™ Mini RFID Tracking Pad

3M™ Mini RFID Tracking Pad

With enhanced aesthetics, the new mini tracking pad looks great on a desk or counter top and includes several new features including user interface lights for a quick confirmation of a successful transaction or event.

PDF, 1.8MB
 
3M™ Disc Media Self-Service and Security Solutions for RFID

3M™ Disc Media Self-Service and Security Solutions for RFID

Whether you are considering RFID, or already benefitting from it, 3M offers a broad variety of solutions to match the self-service and security needs of your library.

PDF, 2.9MB
 
3M™ Command Centre

3M™ Command Centre

Increase the productivity and performance of your library staff and equipment with the 3M™ Command Centre. The 3M Command Centre works with currently available 3M Self-Service systems, AMH systems and with some 3M RFID Detection Systems.

PDF, 123KB