I've had a few patrons at PFL do this, but sometimes it doesn't work. I
think it's a nifty idea but hadn't thought about whether there are Minerva
rules about such things.
Patten Free Library
On Thu, Apr 7, 2022 at 4:39 PM Susan Marshall <[log in to unmask]>
> My staff has found if you take a picture of the bar code from your
> library card, you can use the picture to scan your code. Since
> everyone has their phone out so much, we were wondering if we could
> use this as a way to check people out quicker than having them dig
> around in their wallet or pocketbook for the actual card. The back of
> the card would have to have their signature.
> Is this something that anyone else has tried? Is it permissible
> by MINERVA standards? Pros / cons.
> Library Director
> Rumford Public Library
> 56 Rumford Avenue
> Rumford, ME 04276
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