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Use self-checkout app on mobile device

Download Self-Checkout app to save time at Libraries

Self-checkout is at your fingertips with UM Libraries Self-Checkout app.

August 29, 2022 — 

Avoid the lineup and check out items on your mobile device from anywhere inside UM Libraries.

How to use the app

  • Download the free UMLibraries Self-Checkout app at the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Allow the app to access your camera for scanning library barcodes and to identify the library location you are currently in.
  • The app will automatically recognize your library location in UM.
  • Start by logging in with your UM ID Card Number.
  • Tap on the red “+” symbol on the checkout screen.
  • Align the barcode in the window and hold still to scan.
  • All scanned items will be shown on the checkout screen with due dates.
  • Tap “Finish” when all items are scanned to complete checkout.
  • A loan receipt will be sent to your email.
  • You can leave the library with the loaned items.

Download the Android app

Download the Apple app


  • If the barcode is not scanning right away, try moving your mobile device slightly closer or farther from the barcode.
  • You only need to log in once — the mobile device will remember your identity.
  • You may select to scan multiple items.
  • If the self-checkout kiosk in your location or the app is not working, and library staff are unavailable, please use the app to submit the issue and/or feedback.


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