Scan a barcode, find a library

Reposted from NextSpace, the OCLC Newsletter.

iPhone users can now download two updated applications that will scan a barcode on a book and find that book in a nearby library using data from WorldCat. Available through Apple’s iTunes apps store, the RedLaser and Pic2Shop apps use WorldCat APIs to deliver localized library results based on the user’s geolocation—providing library holdings, library location, contact and mapping information. RedLaser is available for U.S audiences for US $1.99, and Pic2Shop works worldwide as a free download.

View YouTube videos that demonstrate both apps

View news release about RedLaser

View news release about Pic2Shop

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