> I've been working on a project called Nete that enables public
> libraries/schools to very easily deploy their own mobile applications. The
> intention is to make public libraries more accessible to a mobile-first
> generation, and potentially more engaged with their patrons.
> I am looking for feedback, questions, resources I may find helpful,
> contributors, testers, potential early adopters, etc.
This looks very ambitious. We developed a mobile library app for several
German university libraries but decided to do it as native application
for iOS and Android:
Your approach looks very interesting also to see which technologies seem
to be suitable today.
> I am not a librarian and have never worked as a librarian; public or
> otherwise. I would be open to any input/help!
> The idea is to enable the public library or school to deploy a branded
> mobile application to the Apple App store, Google Play store and mobile
> browser that contains common sense features baked in; with very little
> development time. The public library or school can then manage the content,
> settings, and community of the mobile application via online interface or
> I've developed a v1 functional prototype using Angular 1.5, Ionic, and
> Google's Firebase. I'm now moving on to planning/development of v2 for
> eventual release.
> You can find more information here about v1 at my blog: https://adhoccs.com/
> And my subsequent decision to begin v2: https://adhoccs.com/
> Additionally, documentation for Nete: https://timothytavarez.
> Tim Tavarez
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