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Growing number of libraries worldwide go mobile with Boopsie

Press Release: Boopsie [October 27, 2010]

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Abstract: Boopsie, the leading mobile solution for universities and libraries worldwide, announced that a growing number of public and academic libraries, including Omaha Public Library, Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Australia’s Yarra Plenty Regional Public Library have chosen Boopsie to mobilize their catalog and non-catalog services.


Boopsie, the leading mobile solution for universities and libraries worldwide, announced today that a growing number of public and academic libraries – including Omaha Public Library, Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Australia's Yarra Plenty Regional Public Library - ‐ have chosen Boopsie to mobilize their catalog and non- ‐catalog services.

These organizations join more than 40 other public and academic libraries worldwide including Brown University, Seattle Public Library and Indiana University that have chosen Boopsie as their mobile application provider of choice. "We deliver world- ‐class mobile applications that are disruptively affordable," said Greg Carpenter, Boopsie CEO. "Our custom apps give libraries a fast and easy way to meet the needs of patrons' mobile lifestyles without compromising on performance and features."

In addition to Omaha Public, Yarra Plenty and SWOSU, University of La Verne, Colby College, California State University Channel Islands, Endicott College, San Mateo County Public Library and Loyola Marymount are poised to launch Boopsie- ‐powered mobile applications. Boopsie is American Library Association's mobile partner for a range of conferences including ALA 2010.

Boopsie applications are compatible with all mobile phones and integrate directly with multiple back- ‐end data sources, including any ILS database, to deliver fast and easy catalog search, access to reading lists, blogs and tweets and the ability to check- ‐out and renew books directly from a mobile phone. Applications can be deployed – with minimal technical expertise by library staff - ‐ within weeks at a fraction of the cost of comparable solutions. "We're excited to be working with Boopsie," said Gary Wasdin, Executive Director for Omaha Public Library. "Providing a mobile application that works with all mobile phones will enable us to expand our reach and relevance and deliver access to the services our patrons use most." Additional information on Boopsie for Libraries can be found at http://www.boopsie2.com

About Boopsie

Founded in 2006 and located in Silicon Valley, California, Boopsie is the industry-leading mobile solution for universities and libraries worldwide. Customers include Seattle Public, LA Public, University of Toronto, University of Notre Dame, Brown University, University of Gent in Belgium, and University of Auckland in New Zealand. Boopsie is American Library Association's mobile partner for a range of conferences including ALA 2010 and the preferred mobile solution for a number of consortia. Disruptively affordable and easy-to-deploy without compromising on world-class performance, Boopsie's solutions are fully hosted and all apps are downloadable on mobile devices including Android, Blackberry, iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, J2ME, Palm, Symbian, Windows Mobile, and also support browser-enabled devices. For more information on Boopsie, please go to www.boopsie.com

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Publication Year:2010
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:October 27, 2010
Publisher:Boopsie
Company: Boopsie
Products: Boopsie
Libraries: Omaha Public Library
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Yarra Plenty Regional Public Library
Record Number:15224
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2010-11-19 17:20:49