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OCLC WorldShare Management Services expands mobile capabilities

New Digby app increases productivity for student library workers


“We partnered closely with member libraries in the PALNI consortium to develop and pilot the Digby app to ensure that it delivered the right experience and simplified their work. Their input was invaluable in making this app user-friendly. We look forward to working with our members to enhance and refine this app, and to find other opportunities to leverage the power of WMS,” said Sauer-Games.

Staff and student library workers from Butler University Libraries, part of PALNI, were among those who provided advice and input in development, and then tested the Digby app before the pilot ended last month. According to Laina Ridenour, Collection Management Associate, Butler University Libraries, student workers found the app extremely useful. “My students have asked me almost daily when they can have the (Digby) app again,” she said.

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Written by: OCLC