Barcode scanner for use stats? BLACK, STEVE 12 Feb 2008 15:43 UTC

We want to gather use statistics by putting barcodes on our shelf
labels, scanning these when we reshelve, and loading the data into
Excel. I thought this would be straightforward, but the portable
scanners we've tried so far are giving us fits getting them to do what
we want.

If you are successfully using a portable scanner to gather data and load
the data into Excel or Access and are willing to share your experience
with me, please contact me off list. I'm especially interested in a
product that requires little or no programming to port the data into the

Thank you,

Steve Black

Reference, Serials, and Instruction Librarian

Neil Hellman Library

The College of Saint Rose

392 Western Ave.

Albany, NY 12203

(518) 458-5494