Tuesday, Jul 21
Boopsie, a mobile platform-as-a-service provider for more than 4,000 libraries worldwide, has joined forces with digital content, print book, and entertainment product distributor Baker & Taylor to simplify searching for and finding a library’s e-content.
Tuesday, Jul 21
This article has been updated to include information on Trajectory’s new deal with Image Comics and Recorded Books, iVerse, and Boopsie’s plan to expand Comics Plus: Library Edition.
Thursday, Feb 12
In the heart of Silicon Valley in 2006, two entrepreneurs—Greg Carpenter and Tim Kay—developed a platform for building scalable, device-agnostic mobile apps that could integrate large amounts of data. They assembled a team for their budding company, which they called Boopsie, to begin marketing their new mobile solution to public libraries.
Thursday, Jan 22
The LJ Index is based on four types of per capita use they generate: visits, circulation, public access computer use, and program attendance. Star Library ratings of five, four, and three stars are awarded to libraries that generate the highest combined per capita outputs among their spending peers.
Friday, Oct 24
We are all aware that wearables are becoming more and more popular in the U.S. and in the world as well. The Samsung Gear S is one of the most anticipated smartwatches of this Fall and is set for a November release date.
Wednesday, Oct 15
Want to renew a book or place one on hold? There’s an app for that. Library hours or locations? There’s an app for that. Download an eBook? Find information fast? There’s an app for that, too.
Monday, Sep 22
The Amarillo Public Library’s 2012 Annual Report broke down the return on investment for the citizens of Amarillo.
Thursday, Aug 14
As E-Book Subscription Services Grow Their Catalogs, the Age-Old Institution Trumps All
Thursday, Jul 31
E-books from Top Authors are Available from One of the Largest Trade and Educational Publishers in the World