Library Technology Guides

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June 12, 2020

Capira Technologies. Capira Curbside empowers 200+ library reopenings. Capira Technologies, a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients and facilitate library reopenings with its curbside reservation web platform. Since launching on June 1st, 2020 the platform has added over 200 individual library customers, with over 10,000 reservations created in its first two weeks of operation. Patrons are eager to begin retrieving materials after Covid-19 related closures, with one library customer having received over 400 reservations within 24 hours of announcing the system to their patrons. [Full Announcement].

April 3, 2020

Capira Technologies. Rhode Island libraries select Capira Technologies for their mobile app solution. Capira Technologies, LLC., a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with Ocean State Libraries. The library system—which is comprised of 49 member libraries who serve over 1 million residents —has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile app to better engage library patrons in the state. [Full Announcement].

October 16, 2019

Capira Technologies. Los Angeles Public Library partners with Capira Technologies to engage patrons with a new mobile app solution. Capira Technologies continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with the Los Angeles Public Library. The Library system—which represents the largest population in the nation - more than 4 million people —has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile library app to better engage LAPL's patrons. [Full Announcement].

July 23, 2019

Capira Technologies. New York Public Library selects Capira Technologies to create a mobile app solution. Capira Technologies, a custom mobile app provider for public and academic libraries worldwide, continues to expand its growing list of library clients with a new partnership with the New York Public Library. The Library system—which represents the Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island in New York City—has signed on to begin the development of a custom mobile library app for NYPL patrons. [Full Announcement].

July 22, 2019

Capira Technologies. Reading Pennsylvania Public Library chooses Capira for mobile app development. Reading Public Library has chosen Capira Technologies to develop a custom mobile library app for its patrons which has recently launched. Features include account management tools in the form of account status notifications, multiple (family) digital library cards, robust catalog search tools, connections to event calendars, e-materials, digital resources and social media. Like all Capira deployments the completely custom design was driven by the library to reflect their presence in the community. Reading Public Library will now also be able to reach out to their patron base through push notifications to inform them of events, programs, classes and schedule/location changes. [Full Announcement].

January 22, 2015

Capira Technologies. Capira Technologies LLC announces exclusive agreement with Evanced Solutions. Capira Technologies announced an exclusive collaboration with Evanced (a Demco Company), a provider of innovative software solutions for libraries, to develop an API that will allow seamless integration between the companies’ CapiraMobile and SignUp flagship products. [Full Announcement].

November 14, 2014

Capira Technologies. Capira Technologies announces iBeacon integration for Library Apps. Capira Technologies a software and mobile app technology developer for libraries, announced integration abilities with indoor location tool iBeacon and their customized mobile apps for libraries. iBeacon Integration allows libraries with CapiraMobile Apps to interact with their patrons using indoor micro location services over Bluetooth. iBeacons are currently used in many retail locations to interact with customers, but are now being brought to libraries. [Full Announcement].

June 23, 2014

Capira Technologies. Capira Technologies LLC announces integration with StackMap. Capira Technologies, a software and mobile app technology developer for libraries, announced a service integration option with StackMap, a bookshelf visualization platform for library catalogs. [Full Announcement].

May 7, 2013

Capira Technologies. Capira Technologies launches customizable mobile application for libraries. Capira Technologies, an emerging leader in the design and development of customized mobile applications, announces the launch of its signature app service exclusively for libraries. Newly founded by managing partners with more than 30 years of dedicated library service, Capira Technologies is dedicated to helping libraries across the country digitize their services for both their patrons and staff. By providing a customizable platform and integrating sleek design with high functionality, Capira Technologies will offer libraries the flexibility to tailor their app to fit their specific needs. [Full Announcement].