Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive


September 29, 2016

Boopsie. Reading Public Library increases its community impact with Boopsie mobile app. 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. [Full Announcement].

September 14, 2016

Boopsie. Ferguson Library Community demands return of Boopsie App. 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. [Full Announcement].

September 7, 2016

Boopsie. Boopsie Partners with Southern Ontario Library Service to help members promote community engagement. 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. [Full Announcement].

June 22, 2016

Boopsie. Boopsie publishes report on mobile app best practices. 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. [Full Announcement].

May 17, 2016

Boopsie. DC Public Library goes mobile to connect with its diverse community. 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. [Full Announcement].

April 28, 2016

Boopsie. Lovington Public Library chooses Boopsie for enhanced mobile app functionality. 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. [Full Announcement].

April 15, 2016

Boopsie. Abu Dhabi University Library works with Boopsie to develop user-friendly, custom mobile app. 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. [Full Announcement].

April 5, 2016

Boopsie. Flipster and Boopsie integration helps libraries provide more options to access digital magazines. 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. [Full Announcement].

March 14, 2016

Boopsie. A.T. Still University of Health Sciences (ATSU) chooses Boopsie to develop custom mobile solution for medical students. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 29, 2016

Boopsie. Houston Public Library increases usage and expands their reach with launch of customized Boopsie Mobile App. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 6, 2016

Boopsie. Boopsie partners with energy company BP for mobile enterprise library solutions. 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. [Full Announcement].

January 4, 2016

Boopsie. Boopsie’s product enhancements and entrance into new markets lead to rapid expansion in 2015. 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. [Full Announcement].

December 31, 2015

Boopsie. Boopsie’s product enhancements and entrance into new markets lead to rapid expansion in 2015. 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. [Full Announcement].

December 17, 2015

Boopsie. Boopsie Selected for Panel of 2016 RMG’s Annual Presidents’ Seminar. 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. [Full Announcement].

December 9, 2015

Boopsie. ZINIO and Boopsie announces integration of digital magazine distribution service with mobile library apps. Boopsie announced that it has integrated ZINIO’s ultimate app for magazine lovers with the leading mobile platform-as-a-service for libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

November 24, 2015

Boopsie. Public libraries leverage Boopsie Mobile App to reach young community members. Boopsie, Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide, today reported the impressive effect that integration of its Digital Comics and Graphic Novels subscription can have on circulation and usage of the resources that are popular with readers of all ages. [Full Announcement].

November 11, 2015

Boopsie. Boopsie earns 98 percent customer satisfaction from libraries in Q3. Boopsie continued positive results from its latest customer satisfaction review. The survey, which is automatically sent to all customers who submitted a request to Boopsie’s help desk, received a 35% response rate along with detailed responses from over 120 leading libraries. According to this survey, Boopsie’s library customers are 98% satisfied with the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider’s customer support, with many reviews highlighting consistently fast response time. [Full Announcement].

October 29, 2015

Boopsie. Auckland Libraries Launch New Mobile App Powered by Boopsie. 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 e-audio books, anytime, anywhere from any mobile device. Auckland Libraries today announced the availability of its new customized Auckland Libraries-branded mobile app developed in partnership with Boopsie Inc., the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

October 19, 2015

Boopsie. Boopsie Launches New Mobile App Offering for Small and Rural Libraries. Boopsie 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. [Full Announcement].

October 1, 2015

Boopsie. Demco, Inc. announces the acquisition of Boopsie, Inc.. Demco, Inc., a leading library supplier, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Boopsie, the leading mobile platform-as-a-service provider for libraries worldwide. [Full Announcement].

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