Tag Archives: mobile apps

British start-up Calm becomes the first ‘mindfulness’ company to be worth $1bn

(6 February 2019) A mindfulness app founded by two British entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley has become the first mental health unicorn in the world. Calm, an app that provides a library of bedtime stories for adults, some read by Stephen Fry, calming music, meditation tutorials and video and audio to help reduce anxiety, has raised $88million […]


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Nanjing University Library trials online seat reservation system for users

(18 April 2016) Nanjing University, in the capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province, trialed a new system last week so that users of the library must reserve seats via the smartphone messaging app WeChat, sparking much public discussion among staff and students. Regulations say that during the trial students who want to reserve a seat […]


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Bb Student – Now available on Apple, Android and Windows

(18 January 2016) Blackboard has announced Bb Student – a new mobile application built for the needs of learners, now available across the globe on Apple, Android & Windows platforms. Bb Student has been built from the ground up founded on Blackboard’s new design language to deliver a delightful, fun & intuitive experience for students […]


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Baker & Taylor launches all-in-one Axis 360 mobile app

(8 September 2015, Charlotte, N.C) Baker & Taylor has today announced  the launch of its all-in-one Axis 360 mobile app, now available for download. The Axis 360 app provides Apple and Android mobile users the ability to discover, download and read eBooks or listen to digital audiobooks, within a single application. “We set out to […]


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BrowZine integration with EndNote is now available

(April 2015) Announcing the launch of BrowZine integration with EndNote, the leading bibliographic management service from Thomson Reuters.  This service is now available for all BrowZine iOS users, with Android support to follow soon. From the PDF view in BrowZine, EndNote now appears as a bibliographic management export option.  With a single tap, users may […]


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Boopsie furthers strategic partnership with Baker & Taylor for mobile digital media platform Axis 360

(27 February 2015, Sunnyvale, CA)  Boopsie, the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, and Baker & Taylor, the premier worldwide distributor of digital and print books and entertainment products, have integrated the Boopsie Mobile App with Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 digital media library. The partnership will drive circulation and usage of Axis 360 […]


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Boopsie for libraries announces tremendous growth in 2014

(16 January 2015, Sunnyvale, CA)  Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, demonstrated a tremendous surge of momentum in 2014. Among other achievements, the company has grown its customer base by more than 30% over the previous year. In addition to expanding its position as market leader among Public, Academic, and K-12 […]


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Boopsie launches international growth initiative with announcement of iGroup partnership

(29 September 2014) Boopsie kicks off its international expansion plans by partnering with the largest reseller of digital services to academic libraries in the Asia Pacific region. iGroup, headquartered in Hong Kong, has over 900 field sales representatives worldwide and serves over 2,000 academic institutions and libraries. This partnership strengthens Boopsie’s commitment to empowering libraries […]


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What is BrowZine?

(21 February 2014)   The HKUST Library is offering BrowZine  to its patrons, an app that consolidates scholarly journals from multiple publishers and platforms into an easily browsable format optimized for iPads or Android tablets. More here.


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