National Library of Egypt

Looking at Libraries: Library of Alexandria

For this edition of Looking at Libraries, we will be focusing on the national library of Egypt: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Founded in 2002, Library of Alexandria is a modern-day tribute to the historical Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Described as a “Symbol of great cultural and philosophical significance”, the original library was charged with the task of collating…

Where is your library going in 2018?

Where is your library going in 2018?

As the year draws to a close, it’s a good time to take stock of your library provision and to plan ahead to ensure you are providing the best possible service for your students. James Breakell, UK Managing Director of D-Tech International, looks at the key areas for potential improvements. It is not that long…

The Bod Oxford

Looking at Libraries-The Bodleian

The Bodleian library is the second largest in Britain, after the British Library, as well as being one of the oldest in Europe. This library has been of legal deposit for over 400 years, and over such a long time has achieved a substantial and interesting history. Now home to over 12 million printed items,…

countIT thermal imaging people counter

Set your productivity on fire with thermal people counters

Whether you operate a community-serving library or a busy high street retailer, maximising productivity is key to survival in today’s competitive market, and resource stretched environment. Managing staff deployment and optimising output often rely on knowledge of your customer base and foresight of demand. The days of using spreadsheets, analysing previous trends, and a sneaky…

Internet Shopping for your Library Needs

D-Tech International is renowned for its library security systems, using technologies including EM, RF, RFIQ and RFID to design, develop, manufacture and install high-performance products that facilitate self-service, stock control and management, security, people counters and 24-hour vending in a variety of industries. Whilst we work predominantly in the library sector, our solutions provide a…

Future library technology

What is the future of library technology?

When it comes to technology, everything seems to move so quickly; you’ve barely mastered the potential of your latest smartphone, and you’re being pestered to upgrade it to the ‘new and improved edition’. There’s always something new, whether it’s a cutting-edge television, sound system or kitchen gadget. But with the exception of ground-breaking innovations, the…

St Anne's College, Oxford

ST ANNE’S COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

D-Tech has recently completed a RFID installation at St Anne’s College. The original library was built in 1937 and is located in the Grade II-listed Hartland House, but as the college grew it became evident that the library was too small. St Anne’s College Library is open to all members and associates of St Anne’s…

How it works

How it Works: RFID

D-Tech International was one of the first companies to use Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in library management solutions. That was back in 1998, and we have continuously invested resources into the development of innovative, cost-effective products that improve security, flexibility in stock management and inventory control, as well as data collection and trend analysis.…