Vatican library goes digital
RFID labels are now widely used by libraries worldwide to keep track of their books. They are stuck into books and are not meant to be removable. However, for ancient or very valuable books and manuscripts, another solution was needed, and has now been found. A removable RFID label which leaves no trace of adhesive on the substrate is now being marketed by Germany’s X-Ident – and one of its first customers was the Vatican!