1995 - Online circulation

Rodman Library's first automated library cardThe new INNOPAC system replaced the card catalog and the Gaylord Automatic Charging System. All patrons received new library cards that included a barcode number. The barcode number was linked to the patron's computer record allowing even faster checkouts. 

New services offered with the new automation system included:

  • Receipts of all items checked out
  • Telephone renewals
  • Reserves could be placed by patrons
  • Patrons could see what they had checked out at any time from any public computer terminal in the library or from home