Boopsie launches new mobile app offering for small and rural libraries

Leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider helps public libraries serving populations of less than 25,000 people extend their reach with industry leading library-branded mobile apps that are easy for staff to deliver

(19 October 2015, Sunnyvale, CA)  Boopsie, Inc. today released details about their new mobile app offering designed specifically for small and rural libraries. The Express feature set empowers libraries to deliver excellent service in their communities by reaching patrons on the smartphones and tablets they use every day. The new feature set creates a highly engaging digital experience optimized for mobile users.

Public Libraries serving communities of less than 25,000 people can now create their own streamlined app, choosing from such popular features as Catalog Search using Smart Prefix™ search, ILS integration for holds and renewals, Ask A Librarian and more, including Boopsie’s newly introduced Top 20 Books channel and Ratings & Reviews. Each customized app will provide users with seamless access to content as the apps integrate with every major ILS provider and every major eContent provider, from OverDrive to Zinio.

63% of adult cell phone users access the internet on their phones and a growing segment of young adults, minorities and lower income Americans rely entirely on their phones for internet access. Boopsie’s mobile apps provide a flexible solution to meet the diverse needs of these mobile public library users, from professionals to job seekers and parents to students, and help increase small libraries’ presence to make them a larger part of their communities.

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