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Saturday, March 26, 2011

SirsiDynix releases BookMyne 2.1 iPhone Application

As libraries evolve to meet the needs of their information-overloaded user base, the SirsiDynix development team actively expands its offerings for on-the-go library users. Among this development is the industry-leading SirsiDynix BookMyne™ iPhone application, bringing convenient, social-savvy library functionality into your users' everyday activities. In addition to providing mobile access to in-demand library information, holdings and services, BookMyne 2.1 offers a myriad of patron-pleasing features including:

* Barcode scanning capability, so library users can scan the barcode of a book at a bookstore or friend's home and retrieve availability information on the book at the patron's library of choice
* Social recommendation engine powered via Goodreads, enabling iPhone or iPod Touch users to search library holding for friend-recommended reads
* New York Times best seller list cross-referencing, enabling users to immediately cross-check the best seller list with library holdings and place holds remotely
* Enhanced account interaction, including the ability for library users to view fines and fees on their Apple mobile device

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