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 Library services were the first local government services to gain widespread public use on the web so it's good to see library '​apps'​ emerging. Sometimes these have been developed by the libraries themselves (e.g. Edinburgh) and sometimes they have been developed by companies that sell library systems and technologies (eg OCLC and SirsiDynix). Library services were the first local government services to gain widespread public use on the web so it's good to see library '​apps'​ emerging. Sometimes these have been developed by the libraries themselves (e.g. Edinburgh) and sometimes they have been developed by companies that sell library systems and technologies (eg OCLC and SirsiDynix).
  
-  * Solus is a significant library mobile app provider for UK public libraries [[https://​wp.sol.us/​demo-6/​|Solus Mobile Apps]]+  ​* **Solus**  ​is a significant library mobile app provider for UK public libraries [[https://​wp.sol.us/​demo-6/​|Solus Mobile Apps]]
   * For example [[http://​www.yourlibraryapp.co.uk/​sunderland/​|Sunderland Public Library App]]   * For example [[http://​www.yourlibraryapp.co.uk/​sunderland/​|Sunderland Public Library App]]
-  * In 2017 Solus partnered with SirsiDynix+  * In 2017 Solus partnered with** SirsiDynix**
   * Press Release: [[http://​www.sirsidynix.com/​press/​sirsidynix-announces-new-mobile-app-development-partner-solus|SirsiDynix Announces New Mobile App Development Partner]]: SOLUS. SirsiDynix partners with leading library app developer SOLUS to build new mobile discovery application. January 20, 2017   * Press Release: [[http://​www.sirsidynix.com/​press/​sirsidynix-announces-new-mobile-app-development-partner-solus|SirsiDynix Announces New Mobile App Development Partner]]: SOLUS. SirsiDynix partners with leading library app developer SOLUS to build new mobile discovery application. January 20, 2017
-  * Capita has a '​[[https://​www.capita-readingcloud.co.uk/​products-and-services/​imls|Reading Cloud]]'​ app focused on school libraries +  ​* **Capita**  ​has a '​[[https://​www.capita-readingcloud.co.uk/​products-and-services/​imls|Reading Cloud]]'​ app focused on school libraries 
-  * The Civica Spydus system has an app. For example in use in [[https://​www.norfolk.gov.uk/​libraries-local-history-and-archives/​libraries/​library-services/​libraries-mobile-app|Norfolk libraries]]+  * The **Civica**  ​Spydus system has an app. For example in use in [[https://​www.norfolk.gov.uk/​libraries-local-history-and-archives/​libraries/​library-services/​libraries-mobile-app|Norfolk libraries]] 
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 +**Responsive web design** 
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 +An alternative approach to an '​App'​ (ie something a user downloads from an App store eg Apple or Android) is '​responsive web design'​ which enables content to be reformatted and re-sized for better delivery on a tablet or smartphone. 
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 +[[http://​anleabharlannai.blogspot.com/​2016/​10/​delivering-responsive-web-design-via.html|Delivering Responsive Web Design via the Library OPAC]] 
 + - a literature review. Wednesday, 26 October 2016
  
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