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September 29, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie released a case study that reveals what drove Reading Public Library to launch a customized mobile app. As the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide has seen with its other public library partners, the ever-rising increase in smartphone ownership has led to a demand for library services to expand onto mobile platforms. This trend extends beyond wealthy households as the Census Bureau reports that 80.9% of those living below poverty level have cell phones.

September 14, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today released a case study that explores how users responded when The Ferguson Library cancelled their mobile app with plans to replace it with a mobile-friendly library website.

September 7, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie has partnered with Southern Ontario Library Service to offer a mobile solution to member libraries. SOLS members interested in offering users a single convenient access point to their library’s resources anytime, anywhere and from any mobile device can now receive a discount on library-branded native apps through this new partnership with Boopsie.

June 22, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie sponsored a survey of over 350 librarians to learn more about the value that mobile apps offer diverse communities and the obstacles that libraries face when launching these apps. In preparation for the American Library Association Annual Conference later this month, the leading platform-as-a-service provider today published a report on the results of this survey, which is available to anyone who registers for a complimentary copy here.

May 17, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie released a case study that explores its collaboration with the District of Columbia Public Library. The leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide worked with the Library to develop a customized app that provides convenient access to the Library’s services for the system’s users. Anyone may receive a free copy of the case study here.

April 28, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie, Inc. continues to add to the over 4,000 library locations worldwide that rely on its custom-branded mobile apps to quickly acquire new users and increase circulation. The leading platform-as-a-service provider today announced that Lovington Public Library will replace its current ILS app with an affordable, easy to deploy and maintain Boopsie app that will enable 24/7 remote library access on patrons’ devices of choice.

April 15, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie, Inc. broadened its reach into new strategic international markets with the addition of Abu Dhabi University, the internationally recognized academic institution focused on applied research that drives economic and social development in the region. This week, the leading platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide announced that the customized app it created in partnership with Abu Dhabi University is now live.

April 5, 2016

(Boopsie) EBSCO Information Services and Boopsie have extended their mobile technology partnership to integrate Flipster, EBSCO's digital magazine solution, into the Boopsie mobile platform. Flipster is a one-stop-shop for digital magazines and allows patrons to browse the latest issues of the most sought after magazines, courtesy of their library. The integration between Flipster and Boopsie enables libraries to provide mobile access to library users to all the content and features of Flipster, via their library-branded Boopsie apps, creating seamless access to their favorite magazines anywhere, anytime via their mobile devices.

March 14, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie expanded its footprint to include the medical library market with the addition of new customer A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU). Boopsie’s partnerships with the industry’s top medical content providers paired with their innovative technology will connect ATSU medical students with the highest quality resources via native mobile apps with a user-friendly interface.

January 29, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie released a case study focused on its partnership with Houston Public Library. Boopsie worked with the Library to create a custom mobile app that provides convenient access to the Library’s services for the system’s users. The launch of the branded app resulted in an increase in resource usage — specifically the comic books and graphic novels in the Library’s extensive collection — and easily trackable return on investment for the Library.

January 6, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie continues to expand in the corporate library market with the regular addition of new enterprise customers. BP is among the most recent group of corporate libraries to start leveraging Boopsie’s mobile PaaS to provide access to authoritative library resources and services via a BP branded mobile app for its employees.

January 4, 2016

(Boopsie) Boopsie, the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today reported on its remarkable growth in 2015, which includes an impressive number of awards and recognitions, three new content and technology partners, four new updates to its app and services, over 50 new libraries that utilize its white label platform-as-a-service to deliver library services to their unique communities, a number of awards and honors, and joining the Demco family of companies.

December 31, 2015

(Boopsie) Boopsie, the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today reported on its remarkable growth in 2015, which includes an impressive number of awards and recognitions, three new content and technology partners, four new updates to its app and services, over 50 new libraries that utilize its white label platform-as-a-service to deliver library services to their unique communities, a number of awards and honors, and joining the Demco family of companies.

December 17, 2015

(Boopsie) Leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider Boopsie, Inc. today announced that its President, Tony Medrano, is one of ten library industry executives selected for the panel of RMG’s 2016 Annual Presidents’ Seminar.

December 9, 2015

(Boopsie) Boopsie announced that it has integrated ZINIO’s ultimate app for magazine lovers with the leading mobile platform-as-a-service for libraries worldwide.

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