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2022 Events

Don’t miss a chance to meet our team at one of these upcoming events.

Can’t attend? No problem! Book a live online demo with us to see how Meescan will work for your library.

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Meescan is the perfect companion for bookmobiles

Meescan is designed for libraries of all sizes and shapes – even libraries with wheels and an engine! We love working with mobile libraries because they often provide services to the underserved or out-of-reach patrons that would otherwise have difficulty

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Introducing self-service returns

What’s the opposite of checking out items? Checking them back in! Meescan now allows patrons to return items from mobile devices and kiosks. The returns process works very similarly to our self-checkout, so this new feature will feel very familiar

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Members of the Meescan team kayaking on the ocean in Indian Arm.

Annual kayaking staff day

Last month, we held our third annual kayaking staff event! We all took the day off from working on self-checkout solutions, turned on our out of office replies, and headed out for one of our favourite staff days every year. 

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Introducing off-site capability

Meescan is predominantly used inside the library to allow patrons to check out items. As self-checkout transactions must be associated with a specific location, this requires location services and geolocation. In light of library closures leading to increased use of

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Introducing Curbside Pickup

In just a matter of months, the global pandemic has changed the way libraries can serve patrons. To change with libraries, Meescan has developed a brand new feature: Curbside Pickup.  Our new Curbside Pickup feature was developed specifically so libraries

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Introducing touchless kiosk mode

We’re six months into the pandemic which means plexiglass barriers, reusable masks, and hand sanitizer have become part of everyday life. Libraries are in various states of planning and adapting, from completely closed to visits by appointment to completely open.

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Introducing proxy borrowing

  Proxy borrowing is a service that allows designated individuals to borrow materials on behalf of other patrons.   Patrons can sign into as many as ten accounts on the Meescan app on mobile devices and easily swap between the

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