Story: Libraries

First electronic issue, Upper Hutt Library, 1993 (3rd of 4)

First electronic issue, Upper Hutt Library, 1993

In 1993 a Dynix library system was installed at the Upper Hutt Library. It used bar codes to issue and return books, which rendered the card system obselete. Librarian Kerry O'Keefe (left) issues a book for fellow librarian Margaret Gardner using the new system for the first time that year. 

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Upper Hutt City Library Heritage Collections, Upper Hutt Leader Collection
Reference: 1993 07 05 1

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Julia Millen, 'Libraries - Public libraries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 1 December 2023)

Story by Julia Millen, published 22 Oct 2014