Industry: Pioneer Launches New Vending Library

Enis, Matt
November 2013
Library Journal;11/15/2013, Vol. 138 Issue 19, p1
Trade Publication
The article discusses the launching of Envisionware's 24-Hour Library in Oklahoma's Pioneer Library System (PLS) in Norman, Oklahoma in October 2013. Particular focus is given to the benefits of vending libraries which offer 24-hour access to books, DVDs, reserves and other materials. The article also discusses the balanced collection in the integrated library system (ILS) of vending libraries.


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