April 15, 2014

California: Glendale and Pasadena Public Libraries Begin Testing 3M Library Cloud

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From the Glendale News-Press:

When libraries began applying to be part of the cloud test last year, Pasadena Public Library Director Jan Sanders said she “started nagging people.”

“Both Pasadena and Glendale are driven to piloted projects and moving ahead,” she said.

It also helped that the libraries have been using self-check-out machines made by 3M.

“The best thing about the cloud — it’s just so easy to access,” Glendale libraries director Cindy Cleary said. “It’s all about the ease of use.”

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Since 3M first went live with its cloud program in January, he said 40 libraries nationwide have purchased the system.

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See Also: Why Do We Use Both OverDrive and the 3M Cloud Library? (via Pasadena Public Library)

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