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Security Solutions

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As the global leader in library security solutions for almost 40 years, 3M helps libraries protect their valuable assets against theft and collection loss with state-of-the-art detection systems and circulation accessories.

Our Security Systems provides the state-of-the-art flexible, reliable range of detection systems for any public, academic, school & college libraries, hospital or specialised library.

Whether your items are protected by RF tags, 3M™ Tattle-Tape™, security strips or RFID tags, we have a security solution to suit your needs.

For full details of our product range, please click on the links below.

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Loss Reduction Calculator

Follow the simple step-by-step instructions in our Loss Reduction Calculator to discover the annual cost of your materials losses.

Circulation Accessories

 Digital Library Assistant

3M provides a wide range of solutions that safely and completely turn 3M™ Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips on and off. With accessories designed specifically for print and non-print media, we help enhance security and increase productivity so you can provide customers with the level of service they expect.

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Strips & Applicators

 Digital Library Assistant

Used by more libraries than all other security strips combined, 3M™ Tattle-Tape™ Security Strips offer discreet protection for your entire library collection, including magnetic media. Our strips will help you protect your library's high value collections and are guaranteed for the life of the items they protect.

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Detection Systems

3M™ Detection Systems help ensure that materials don't leave your library unless properly checked out. Safe for magnetic media and available in a range of one to four corridors, our systems feature reliable electromagnetic security. For more than 35 years, 3M systems have been successfully protecting library collections all over the world.

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