[Web4lib] Mobile Services

Greg Carpenter greg at boopsie.com
Tue Aug 31 08:09:57 EDT 2010

Boopsie has mobilized many public and academic libraries, including:
Vanderbilt, Brown, Notre Dame, U of Ghent, U of Auckland, U of Toronto,
Seattle Public, LA Public, etc.  The solutions is a native application that
runs on Android, BlackBerry, J2ME, Palm OS, Symbian S60, Windows Mobile,
iPhone/iPod/iPad and allows access to your ILS (place books on hold, account
balance, etc.), library locator, contact a librarian, reading lists,
calendar and events and much more.

Greg Carpenter
Boopsie - Type Less, Find More
info at boopsie.com

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 4:56 AM, Brian Gray <mindspiral at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can people share what companies or services they participate in that expand
> their library's web presence to mobile devices?
> I am specifically looking at text interactions used in reference or other
> support transaction right now but other services would be interesting.
> Ideally for my reference staff, we would love to use an interface or system
> that supports and manages all our virtual transactions including chat
> widgets, IM, email, text messaging, etc.
> Thanks,
> Brian
> Brian Gray
> mindspiral at gmail.com
> bcg8 at case.edu
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