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The Collections Division at the Folger uses Honeywell "Voyager" barcode scanners to speed up data entry. To make things extra-confusing, Voyager is also the software that powers the Folger's [[Voyager ILS|Integrated Library System]]. The [https://country.honeywellaidc.com/CatalogDocuments/VG1250-UG.pdf full manual] can be downloaded from the manufacturer's website. This one-page version gives the settings most commonly used at the Folger (for best results, print it out, otherwise you'll just be scanning the reflection from your computer screen).
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The Collections Division at the Folger uses Honeywell "Voyager" barcode scanners to speed up data entry. To make things extra-confusing, Voyager is also the software that powers the Folger's [[Voyager ILS|Integrated Library System]].  
  
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Settings on barcode scanners are changed by scanning specially-created barcodes specific to that make and model. To save you from going through the [https://country.honeywellaidc.com/CatalogDocuments/VG1250-UG.pdf full manual] on the manufacturer's website, Folgerpedia has a [[Media:Barcode_Scanner.pdf |one-page document giving barcodes for the settings most commonly used at the Folger]]. For best results, print it out, otherwise you'll just be scanning the reflection from your computer screen).
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Revision as of 11:55, 18 September 2018

The Collections Division at the Folger uses Honeywell "Voyager" barcode scanners to speed up data entry. To make things extra-confusing, Voyager is also the software that powers the Folger's Integrated Library System.

Settings on barcode scanners are changed by scanning specially-created barcodes specific to that make and model. To save you from going through the full manual on the manufacturer's website, Folgerpedia has a one-page document giving barcodes for the settings most commonly used at the Folger. For best results, print it out, otherwise you'll just be scanning the reflection from your computer screen).

File:Barcode Scanner.jpg.