[ISLMA-Share] Scanner for Follett Destiny
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Fri Sep 1 14:52:34 CDT 2017
I concur. You can get a $50 Bluetooth scanner (I have) but it won't talk to Destiny. The best you can do is upload word files with barcodes. This works acceptably well for inventory, but for day to day is worthless. Get a good scanner.
> On Sep 1, 2017, at 3:44 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
> Unfortunately, with scanners you get what you pay for. I've messed with the cheaper variety and have had terrible luck.
> This is what we use. Follett 5100 Barcode Scanner
> It's $249. I know you asked for $50, but I think that budget might present some difficulty.
> Good luck!
> Brian Hoffmeister
> Library Media
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>> On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Email list for the Illinois School Library Media Association <islma at list.railslibraries.info> wrote:
>> I am starting in a new Library and they do not have a hands free scanner. The school uses Destiny. Does anyone have a list of approved scanners that are hands free. I want to spend under $50 per scanner.
>> Thank you,
>> Lindsey Meyer
>> Highland Park High School
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