May 26, 2022

ILS: Polaris Library Systems Enters Strategic Partnership with 3M Library Systems

From the 3M News Release:

3M Library Systems and Polaris Library Systems have entered into a new agreement that will see Polaris offering 3M’s automated materials handling (AMH), RFID and SelfCheck systems.

The deal builds on 3M’s existing strategic partnership with Polaris to integrate the Polaris Integrated Library System (ILS) with the 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service, allowing patrons at participating libraries to browse both physical and digital collections within just one catalog.

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