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Resources for Libraries


App Features

FindIT Colorado lets patrons locate and search your library catalog from any location. Search features designed for mobile devices allow them to easily locate books, movies, music, and more.

Use FindIT Colorado to:

  • Get library hours and phone numbers
  • Map library locations and directions
  • Discover library events
  • Search for events at any or all libraries
  • Search by audience, language, or type of event
  • Browse featured programs

Access the online library catalog

  • Search for Books, movies and more
  • Place holds with a library card

With a library card, patrons can manage their account

  • Check status of holds
  • Cancel holds
  • Check due dates
  • Renew items
  • View account balance

Training & Support

Promotional Templates

Promoting the FindIT Colorado mobile app to your patrons is an essential part of your implementation. A Boopsie study found that libraries that promote the app on their websites increase the usage threefold.

Consider using multiple ways to promote FindIT Colorado, including your library website, printed materials like bookmarks and posters, and email newsletters.

FindIT Colorado is also a great resource for K-12 students and educators, who are increasingly using mobile, web-based resources for instruction. Consider working with your local school librarian(s) to promote FindIT Colorado.

Prebuilt Templates for FindIT Colorado

Download these MS Word templates and customize the sections for your library’s information and logo. Contact Amy Hitchner if you need assistance customizing these templates.

Resources from Boopsie

Creating your own materials?

If you create your own promotional materials, they should include the following:

Catalog Extracts

Boopsie does not need libraries to submit catalog extracts. The app can extract records directly from the classic catalog.

Renewals

The renewal process for the 2016-17 contract is complete. Next year’s renewal process will begin in May 2017.