Reference Library

Our Reference Library includes valuable articles and resources that are evidence of over 10 years experience in the identification industry. We're proud to offer our customers valuable tips, ideas and information about identification systems and workplace security. Browse our ever-growing article collection for the information you need to create a safe working environment.

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5 Myths About All-In-One Software Solutions

In the workforce management industry, a debate continues to rage regarding the most effective usage of software solutions. Some organizations are opting for a simpler way to get everything they need by purchasing an all-in-one software suite, but looks can be deceiving. Advancements in internet technology and the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) delivery model have made all-in-one applications unnecessary.

Secure ID Card Systems for the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare professionals perform a balancing act everyday. More demands on their time, more hats to wear, and in economically challenging times they are more often doing it all for less compensation.

ID Card Systems - Why Identify

Just as your DNA identifies you from a biological standpoint, your photo identification is a multi-functional document that identifies you by sight. A photo ID is required for building access, banking functions, driving a car and even picking up a package.



Why Use an ID Card?

Your DNA ultimately identifies you, but think about how often you are required to show physical identification everyday - to cash a check, drive a car, get into a building or pick up a package from a delivery service. Not having the proper photo ID can prevent you from doing many things.

Did You Want a Printer Key With That - Value Added Upgrades

Just as you would upgrade to a meal deal, add services to your cell phone, or change your ticket to first-class, you can do the same for your ID card system. Either during or after your purchase, you may find you need additional equipment or software as your ID needs change.

ID Systems Are Not Just for IDs

ID systems are not just for ID creation. Applications for the small business owner to a large retail outlet exist to implement rewards programs or for overall ease of doing business.

Paper vs PVC Cards

Paper ID cards have their advantages, especially in cost, but did you know that using a plastic ID card saves time AND money in the long run?

Reuse, Recycle, Repeat

Here at IDville we offer recycled accessories you can feel good about. Outfit your staff or classroom with 100% post-consumer recycled lanyards and biodegradable badge holders.

Six Degrees of Security

Today's electronic commerce climate demands more security, since 1 in 20 Americans is at risk for identity theft. Identity authentication is a regular part of our daily lives to protect ourselves and our proprietary information.

The Returns Are In

If you're considering an ID card system, it's important to weigh your options. You want to make sure you're getting what you need, not expensive, unnecessary equipment you won't use.

To Theme or Not to Theme

If you're considering an ID card system, it's important to weigh your options. You want to make sure you're getting what you need, not expensive, unnecessary equipment you won't use.

Top 10 Reasons to Identify

Safety is everyone's priority - Not just building and grounds safety, but personal safety. Know who is roaming your halls and corridors and manage building or room access with a single card.

Ways to Print Your Badge

More than you think. Depending on your badge needs we have the system for you. Powered by our exclusive IDMaker software, our systems are high-quality, intuitive and arrive at your door ready to go.

Ways to Wear Your Badge

Just like grabbing your keys is second-nature as you walk out the door, so should grabbing your ID badge. You may use it for identification, to punch in or out, to open a door, or all three. If you don't have it, you have a problem.

Why Bundle

Buying in bulk saves money. The same is true when you buy ID card supplies and accessories. IDville offers several of our most popular products in convenient bundles.

Using ID Cards at Your Event

Incorporating ID cards, lanyards and badge holders into your next event can make it more successful. Learn how to use ID cards at your next event at

ID Card Printer Maintenance

Protect your ID card printer investment by giving it the proper maintenance.

Best Practices for Implementing Visitor Management

Protect your facility and your people with a visitor management system that you can affordably implement in seven easy steps.

Breakaway Lanyards Increase Safety for ID Card Wearers

Of of all the lanyard options available, the breakaway lanyard release is one of the most important.

Public Transportation Organization Uses Employee ID Cards to Improve Security

Learn how one organization implemented an employee ID card system to cut down on costs and improve building security.

Student ID Cards: A simple, effective school security solution

Student ID cards can streamlines school processes and create a safer environment for students, staff, teachers and parents.

Choosing the ID Card Printer that's Right for You

To find the right printer for your needs, follow our seven-question guide and complete the recommended action items.

The Case for Identification: Getting a ROI from an ID Card Printer

An ID card printer can bring increased convenience, efficiency, safety and security to an organization and quickly provide a return on investment.

Ten Components of an Excellent Employee ID Card

ID cards can play a pivotal role in an organization's security plan, and creating the right card is imperative to achieving security goals. By considering the following ten ID card components, organizations can create the ID card that meets their needs.

Workplace Security Audit Checklist

Conducting a regular workplace security audit will keep your security policies up to date and your employees safe. Use our ten steps as a guide for your workplace security audit

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