Tag Archives: mobile app

China Reading launches Qidian International, the leading international digital reading platform for China’s independent writers

(16 May 2017, Shanghai, PRNewswire/InfoQuest) China Reading, China’s leading online literature platform, has officially launched both its international website as well as mobile app, as part of its expansion into the international online reading market. This international expansion aims to build upon China Reading’s success and growth of the Chinese online literature market. The Qidian […]


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NLB’s new app encourges ebook downloads to read on the go, including special book themed trains

(24 October 2016, Singapore)  Singapore’s National Library Board has a new mobile app offering downloads of popular titles including The Hobbit, The Life of Pi and the Lonely Planet series. The service encourages reading on the go. Working in partnership with the Land Transport Authority, NLB also launched two trains decorated in themes organised around […]


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Mobile app recreates Kolkata’s history in real-time

(28 November 2015, Kolkata, IANS)    Heritage enthusiasts and tourists can now travel back in time to experience the grandeur of 19th century Kolkata through a unique mobile app that offers a glimpse of the city during the British Raj by a mere pointing of a smartphone at a monument. Christened ‘Timescape: Kolkata’, the app is […]


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Auckland Libraries launch new mobile app powered by Boopsie

(29 October 2015) More than 12 million patrons of Auckland Libraries — the largest library group in Australasia – can now access the libraries’ resources which include more than 100 databases and over 3.5 million items such as physical books, eBooks, and eAudio books, anytime, anywhere from any mobile device. More here.


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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 […]


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ALA honors international innovators from Taiwan, Singapore, the Philippines and Canada

(6 October 2015)  The American Library Association  Presidential Citation for Innovative International Library Projects began as an initiative of Loriene Roy, 2007–2008 ALA president. Since its inception, 34 groups have been recognized. Earlier this year, ALA President Courtney L. Young, with support from the International Relations Round Table Advisory Award Committee, honored four libraries with […]


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ACS Publications introduces new mobile delivery capabilities that expand access to published research

(27 May 2015, Washington)  The Publications Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS) has introduced ACS2Go, a new mobile content delivery capability that enriches the reading and browsing experience for global readers of the Society’s portfolio of 47 preeminent peer-reviewed research journals. Mobile pairing technology provides authorized users from subscribing institutions with on-the-go access to […]


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Boopsie achieves major milestones with 3 million mobile app downloads to date and 400,000 unique app users per month

(23 April 2015, Sunnyvale, CA)  Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today announced that it has reached 3 major milestones in Q1 2015. The company, which white labels its native mobile app platform to more than 4,000 library sites of all kinds, worldwide, has been downloaded over 3 million times, has […]


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WeChat, library chat: exploring new mobile services for students in China

(7 May 2014) This presentation on Library 2.0  explores the challenges and opportunities of the new app WeChat to support students’ research and reference services in a global network university. WeChat is a mobile text and voice messaging communication service developed in China. It was released in 2011 and currently has over 355 million users. […]


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CityU Library mobile app for iPhone/Android smart phone

The Run Run Shaw library has announced its mobile library app “CityU Mobile Library” for iPhone and Android smart phone. It is available for free download at the Apple Store and Google Play. Find the app by searching “CityU Mobile Library”. CityU Mobile Library lets you access the Library Catalogue and follow what’s happening in […]


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Blackboard offers Android app for web conferencing platform

(Washington, 8 May 2013 /PRNewswire)   Blackboard Inc. today announced a new mobile app for its leading online collaboration platform, Blackboard Collaborate™, making it available on smartphones and devices running Android™, the world’s most popular mobile operating system. The app also makes the synchronous collaboration platform available on Kindle Fire HD devices, and joins a native […]


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