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Buy a CueCat Barcode Scanner from LibraryThing

The CueCat scanner is a cheap but effective barcode scanner that plugs into your computer's USB port. LibraryThing reads data from unmodified CueCats. They cost $15 each.

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CueCat ($15),
USPS First Class shipping (US)
CueCat ($15),
by USPS Priority Mail in (US)
CueCat ($15),
shipped internationally

Don't have a credit or debit card? Rather not use PayPal? You can also buy a CueCat by sending us a check or money order.

Help! How do I use my CueCat?

CueCats ship with a short instruction sheet (PDF), and you can find more information in the FAQ.

LibraryThing user GreyHead has also written a very helpful guide.

There are also numerous sites that explain how to "declaw" the CueCat, for use with other scanning applications. For more about this, and about the wacky history of the CueCat, see Wikipedia.



We know it works with Win ME, XP, Vista and Mac OS X. We're not sure about other versions of Windows, although they were developed when 98 was the dominant version of Windows.

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