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Exceed Your Client's Expectations Today and Tomorrow

Exceed Your Client's Expectations Today and Tomorrow

3M has site planning tools to help you design a space using the latest library technologies!

As the leader in (AMH), and for more than 40 years, 3M successfully enables lending, return and protection of library collections of all sizes throughout the world. Unlike other vendors' equipment and software 3M's library solutions are built expressly for library functions, supported by trained customer service representatives and serviced by a nationwide network of dedicated onsite technicians. Our specialty and academic libraries and public library solutions can be configured to suit your client's investment objectives and floor plan.

Our work with more Integrated Library Systems than anyone else across the globe, and offer the ability to affordably upgrade as new technologies become available. In addition, we offer the 3M™ Cloud library to expand services into wireless browsing and borrowing, and Internet-free reading on most devices, plus support to keep your client's library running smoothly long after the space is completed.

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3M™ SelfCheck™ Self Check Out & Check In

3M SelfCheck™ technology works with existing furniture and tabletops, and is customizable to fit your decor needs. 3M's proven technology helps libraries achieve the highest possible level of self-check usage for optimum efficiency.

Backed by service to help libraries meet their objectives, you can count on 3M to deliver on your vision, and provide long-term support to keep your library up and running.

Use our easy design packages to design your own kiosk, you can create your own look while taking advantage of the latest in library checkout systems.

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3M™ Automated Materials Handling (AMH)

An easy-to-use, unique, modular design, with flexibility to fit your space recommendations, and your budget. 3M can work with you to create library automation solutions that meet your design aesthetic, while providing long-term, reliable technologies that you can trust to deliver on your vision.

This space-saving system with an intuitive interface combines self-service check-in with automated sorting for quick return of materials to the stacks.

Find the right library solutions for architects, contractors and consultants.

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3M™ Security

3M provides the dependable security libraries need, with multiple options to help you execute your design vision. Various sizes, colors and materials offer both flexibility and high-tech solutions to protect library materials from loss or theft.

ADA-compliant designs with multiple installation options meet the needs of your library design. Our architect and contractor packages make it easy to find the right technology. Whether it's Tattle Tape security for K-12 schools or RFID for public libraries, we can help you find what you need.

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Featured Partnerships

Mitigating Library Budget Cuts with Automated Materials Handling

Following the installation of a 3M™ Intelligent Return and Sorter System, Murrieta (Calif.) Public Library's backlog was eliminated, injuries reduced, and patron satisfaction increased.

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3M AMH Intelligent Return and Sorter System

Keep libraries moving faster with 3M's Automated Materials Handling products. 3M's easy-to-use interface allows library patrons to instantly check their items in, after which the system sorts the items into bins, helping speed their return to the stacks.

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