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Libraries on the Go - Sorcer Mobile now on Android

Press Release: [March 21, 2012]

Copyright (c) 2012 Civica

Abstract: Civica Library and Learning, a leading provider of library systems and services, is proud to announce its latest addition to the smartphone family Sorcer Mobile for Android devices. With the iSpydus already an application on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch since 2010, Android users can now have their libraries at their fingertips.


Civica Library & Learning, a leading provider of library systems and services, is proud to announce its latest addition to the smartphone family Sorcer Mobile for Android devices.

With the iSpydus already an application on the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch since 2010, Android users can now have their libraries at their fingertips.

iSpydus for library staff

iSpydus, brings Spydus, Civica's software for streamlined library management systems, to the mobile sphere.

Library staff can register and maintain new users on the go, and carry out issues, returns, and enquiry through their smartphones or tablet PCs. It's library management on the go the best mobile circulation desk.

Sorcer Mobile for patrons

Sorcer Mobile joins the connected reading community, placing Sorcer, Civica's reader advisory and social networking tool for library users, into users' pockets.

Sorcer Mobile allows users to access and check multiple libraries and accounts. Patrons will also be able to conduct their own checkout using their smartphone camera in addition to the application.

Using the latest discovery and social networking tools, it allows users share their reading preferences and recommendations. It also provides instant eBook gratification with a seamless and uncomplicated checkout process.

"The Library is no longer just a physical space as it was in the past," said Nigel Wing, Executive Director, Product. "It is a space for learning, knowledge and community. And as we build cutting-edge technologies that support these ideals and make them accessible to mobile users, we're taking that step further into transforming the knowledge sphere."

Both iSpydus and Sorcer Mobile are available in the iTunes App Stores. Sorcer Mobile is also available in the Android App store.

Civica's Library & Learning arm is committed to providing end-to-end specialist library and learning solutions, merging its physical benefits with today's technologies to foster an environment of discovery and learning. Its partners include government authorities, educators, schools, and professional organisations across regionals offices in the United Kingdom (UK), United States (US), Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, and Hong Kong.

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Publication Year:2012
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:March 21, 2012
Publisher:Civica
Company: Civica
Record Number:16680
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:2012-03-21 08:00:04