ALA Midwinter Meeting and Mobile App
From January 24th to the 27th, the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia will host the American Library Association’s 2014 Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits. Librarians and Library fans join together to attend sessions and exhibits to learn about what’s new in the library world. Boopsie for Libraries has created a mobile app that you can download for free to your smartphone or tablet to keep up with the sessions and exhibits. Boopsie’s CEO, Tony Medrano, and Executive Vice President of Business Development, Sam Nickell, will be at the event; visit them at Booth #1034! Read more about the app on our blog post from Friday the 17th and download the app now!
OLA Super Conference Mobile App
The Ontario Library Association gathers together for their 20th Super Conference from January 29th to the 1st of February. Hosted at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, members of the Ontario Library Association convene to host exhibits, poster sessions, lectures and conferences geared towards libraries. Sam Nickell will also be attending this conference. Sam will be presenting Boopsie for Libraries mobile apps demo sesssions on the 30th at 2:30 and 31st at 9:30am. You can visit Boopsie at Booth #126. Be sure to stop by! You can download the OLA Super Conference app today and start planning your conference in advance!
3M Cloud Library Webinar and Blog Post
Boopsie can provide 3M Cloud Library subscribers and Library App providers one-click access to their eBook holdings through a seamless integration with Your Library App. To learn more about the integration, read our 3M Cloud Library mini case study.
Our Senior Account Manager, Bryan Murray, will be offering a 3M Cloud Library webinar on February 5th at 1PM EST, with a special guest from 3M. Sign up for the 3M Cloud Library webinar here. To view our upcoming webinar schedule and to watch videos of our archived customer webinars, visit our website.
Company Info: Sam Nickell
Many libraries hear about Boopsie through Sam Nickell, our Executive Vice President of Business Development. She attends several conferences every year and hosts webinars about the benefits of using Boopsie for Libraries. Sam has over 20 years of experience in business and technology sales leadership and program management. Learn more about Sam on our Team Page or through her LinkedIn profile. If you have any questions, please send her an email.
Library Job Openings
If you have a job listing you would like to share with our readers, please send them to Bryan Murray.
Temple University’s Health Science Library is looking for a full-time HSL Systems & Technology Librarian. Visit the job posting on Temple’s HR website and reference position TU-17373 for more information.
The Free Library of Philadelphia is looking for a full-time Web Development Librarian. You can learn more about the position via ALA’s Joblist website.
Grants & Subsidies for Libraries & Technology
A popular grant site is the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Foundation is the largest private foundation in the world and funds many educational initiatives. Also, check out the Grants page of our website for new and ongoing Technology Grants for Libraries.