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Epsom and St Helier Library and Information Services

When one of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Library and Information Services’ library sites was being relocated, it was seen as a good opportunity to upgrade the library technology and improve the services offered to users. D-Tech International installed a RFID security system, self-service units and StaffPads at both sites, expanding services, improving the…

The Importance of a Great School Library

Did you know there is no statutory requirement for schools in England to have a school library? The decision ultimately falls to the head teacher. Reassuringly, research does suggest that most schools have some library facilities in place for their pupils. However, the quality of those facilities is questionable and very likely to differ between…

RFID technology in award winning library

Looking at Libraries-Stuttgart City Library

Whilst the Stuttgart City Library consists of 17 branch libraries, the mobile library and the elibrary; it is the central library at the Mailänder Platz that we will focus on in this article. Often hailed as the most modern library in Europe and a tourist attraction in its own right, the award-winning central library was…

Challenges Faced by University Libraries

With the start of a new university year quickly approaching, most freshers will be anxiously waiting to begin their new life at university and excited about the prospect of meeting new friends and delving into their studies. For staff and librarians, the prospect of not only supporting but impressing the new undergraduates may be slightly…

Ten Must-See Libraries Around the UK

Is there anything better than a good library? At D-Tech, we don’t think so. Luckily, the UK is brimming with unique places for book lovers to discover and enjoy. Here are ten of our favourites from around the country: The Bodleian Library, Oxford The Bodleian is undoubtedly one of the better-known libraries on this list,…

Library of the future

The Library of the Future

D-Tech international looks at developing library technology, and predictions of how libraries will stay abreast of changing patron needs in the near, and perhaps less near, future. At D-Tech, we are well aware of both the sustained demand for traditional library resources and facilities, and the necessity for the modern library to evolve with new…

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5 Things to Love about your Student Library

It could be said that the library is the heart of a university, and a good library is certainly important when it comes to attracting prospective students. In fact, satisfaction with library services ranks 8th out of the top ten factors that students consider when choosing where to study. Despite the growing popularity of e-resources,…