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Detection Systems

3M™ Detection Systems help ensure that materials don't leave your library unless properly checked out. Safe for magnetic media and available in a range of one to four corridors , our systems feature reliable electromagnetic security. For more than 35 years, 3M systems have been successfully protecting library collections all over the world.

 Detection Systems and Accessories

Electromagnetic (EM)

Select Series Model 3900 Select Series
Now your security system can make a statement and blend seamlessly with your library’s decor. With best in class detection performance and a choice of over 30 material and color combinations, the new Detection System Select Series will help you reduce collection loss without compromising style.
Model 3500 Series Model 3500 Series
A flexible, reliable, very low frequency system, the 3500 offers an adjustable height detection zone and a wide range of installation options. Remote electronics ensure reliable operation. Virtually free of phantom alarms.
Model 3800 Series Model 3800 Series
With superior coverage that ensures dependable protection of all protected materials, the advanced design of this system helps save time and maintenance costs. Self-contained diagnostics reduce maintenance calls and ensure optimum performance. 36" and 42" corridor options accommodate wheelchairs with ease.
Model 8800 Series Model 8800 Series
A component of the 3M™ One-Tag RFID System, the 8800 provides state-of-the-art protection for all marked library materials. Available in black or gray.
Detection Systems Model EM500 Model 500
The 3M™ Detection System Model 500 is a reliable and versatile way to protect your library’s valuable collection. The Model 500 is available in single and dual corridor systems.

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Presented by: Moe Hosseini-Ara, Director, Service Excellence, Markham Public Library

Hear about practical insights, lessons learned and benefits realized through the use of RFID and self-service technology. Hear how circulation processes have been transformed, allowing staff to provide more value added services. Find out how your library can improve customer service, materials handling and turnaround time, while keeping up with increased volume. Markham Public Library, an early adopter of self-service and RFID technology was the first library in Canada to install a book sorter/self-check in machine.

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3M Satisfaction Guarantee
3M offers a 100% SATISFACTION GUARANTEE on all 3M Library Systems/Materials Flow Management products. Products are shipped and invoiced Net 30 days condition. If, at the end of 12 months from shipdate, the library is not satisfied with the performance of the equipment, 3M will accept the equipment back and offer a full refund of the original invoiced price, excluding the cost of the 3M RFID Tags and Tattle-Tape™.