National Library of Australia Releases iOS App Providing Mobile Access to Their Catalogue
Direct: App Store to Download (Free)
Note: NLA Tells Us They’re Looking At “Branching Out Even Further” With Apps for Other Platforms
From the App Store Description:
The National Library of Australia catalogue is now mobile! It’s a fast and easy way to search the collection and to find resources whenever and wherever you are.
Our mobile catalogue allows you to:
- Quickly search the collection
- View details of collection items, such as notes, descriptions and publication information
- Check if collection items are available
National Library card holders can access extra features:
- Save Library card details so you’re always ‘logged in’
- Request material on the go, to pick-up at the Library
- Track the status of your requests
- View requested item details, including pick-up location
- Check when your requests will expire
The NLA is the developer of the app.
- Direct to LibAnywhere Mobile Web Interface
- Direct to LibAnywhere Section 508 Section Compliant Interface
- Direct to LibAnywhere iOS App
- Direct to LibAnywhere Android App
See Also: Another Example of Mobile Access From a National Library to Their Catalogue:
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