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 "​Boopsie customers will transition to the Solus app, which will provide increased functionality,​ multiple language support and curbside pickup Solus UK, LTD is pleased to announce it has acquired the Boopsie mobile app and customer base from Demco, Inc. All Boopsie customers will be migrated to the latest Solus Library App at no additional cost to their existing subscription. "​Boopsie customers will transition to the Solus app, which will provide increased functionality,​ multiple language support and curbside pickup Solus UK, LTD is pleased to announce it has acquired the Boopsie mobile app and customer base from Demco, Inc. All Boopsie customers will be migrated to the latest Solus Library App at no additional cost to their existing subscription.
  
-===== OCLC mobile ​app - Digby =====+===== OCLC mobile ​apps =====
  
-\\+[[https://​www.oclc.org/​en/​capira.html|Capira]] 
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 +OCLC acquired Capira in 2020. Capira products include: custom mobile library apps (CapiraMobile℠),​ an off-the-shelf mobile library app (CapiraReady℠) and a curbside reservation web platform (CapiraCurbside℠). We are also the exclusive reseller of MuseumKey℠ (circulation of museum passes) and LendingKey℠ (circulation of physical items, such as e-readers, hotspots, instruments,​ etc.). 
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 +Digby\\
 [[https://​help.oclc.org/​Library_Management/​WorldShare_Circulation/​Reference/​Digby_App_FAQ|From the OCLC website]]: "Digby is a mobile app that is available as part of your library’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS) subscription. The Digby app is for use by your student workers, volunteers, and staff and provides clear instructions for handling a range of common library tasks from reshelving items to basic inventory, and more. [[https://​help.oclc.org/​Library_Management/​WorldShare_Circulation/​Reference/​Digby_App_FAQ|From the OCLC website]]: "Digby is a mobile app that is available as part of your library’s WorldShare Management Services (WMS) subscription. The Digby app is for use by your student workers, volunteers, and staff and provides clear instructions for handling a range of common library tasks from reshelving items to basic inventory, and more.
  
-===== Introduction -responsive ​design ​and Apps =====+===== Responsive ​design ​vs Apps =====
  
 In order to offer library system functionality on an mobile device (tablet or phone) venders may offer a '​[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Responsive_web_design|responsive design]] ' approach. In essence this resizes the existing web based functionality to fit on a smaller (mobile or tablet screen). [[http://​anleabharlannai.blogspot.com/​2016/​10/​delivering-responsive-web-design-via.html|Delivering Responsive Web Design via the Library OPAC]] In order to offer library system functionality on an mobile device (tablet or phone) venders may offer a '​[[https://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​Responsive_web_design|responsive design]] ' approach. In essence this resizes the existing web based functionality to fit on a smaller (mobile or tablet screen). [[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  - a literature review. Wednesday, 26 October 2016
  
-Vendors may also offer an Apps. Apps have to be downloaded (from an 'app store' -eg Apple, ​or android) onto the mobile device and generally provide a different user experience -for example workflows and functions may be tailored to better exploit working on a mobile device.+Vendors may also offer an Apps. Apps have to be //downloaded// (from an 'app store' -eg Apple's app storeGoogle play) onto the mobile device and generally provide a different user experience -for example workflows and functions may be tailored to better exploit working on a mobile device.
  
-  ​* For example [[http://​www.yourlibraryapp.co.uk/​sunderland/​|Sunderland Public Library App]] (Solus)+   * For example [[http://​www.yourlibraryapp.co.uk/​sunderland/​|Sunderland Public Library App]] (Solus)
   * **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]]
 +  * [[https://​www.sirsidynix.com/​bluecloud-mobile/​|SirsiDynix BLUEcloud app]]
 +
 +==== Articles ====
 +
 +=== Public Library Mobile App Survey ===
 +
 +[[https://​s3.amazonaws.com/​WebVault/​research/​2018_PublicLibraryMobileAppSurvey.pdf|Public Library Mobile App Survey,]] Conducted by Library Journal Research January 2018 \\
 +This is a US study. "​SirsiDynix teamed up with Library Journal research to create a survey for public libraries about mobile apps. Objectives of the study were to learn:
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 +  * Percentage of libraries with mobile apps.
 +  * App features that are most important to libraries
 +  * Functionality libraries wish their app had.
 +  * How libraries market their app.
 +  * Vendors used for apps.
 +  * If libraries do not have an app, why not?"
  
-==== Useful articles ====+=== Public library mobile apps in Scotland ​===
  
 [[http://​strathprints.strath.ac.uk/​61290/​1/​Kerr_Pennington_LHT_2017_Public_library_mobile_apps_in_Scotland_views.pdf|Public library mobile apps in Scotland]] : views from the local authorities and the public. By Kerr, Alan and Pennington, Diane (2017) [[http://​strathprints.strath.ac.uk/​61290/​1/​Kerr_Pennington_LHT_2017_Public_library_mobile_apps_in_Scotland_views.pdf|Public library mobile apps in Scotland]] : views from the local authorities and the public. By Kerr, Alan and Pennington, Diane (2017)
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