Thanks to the redoubtable Micah May from New York Public Library for sharing news that the SimplyE app has gone past its "soft" roll-out and is now officially launched.
"Although NYPL's SimplyE went into the App Store last month as part of a "soft launch" or "preview" it formally launched today with promotional materials in the branches and press push. Here is some of the initial coverage:"
New York Daily News - ran in print today
"We expect coverage in WNYC and Library Journal later this week. I've been most excited about rave reviews on social media from our own librarians, who can be a tough audience."
This app's implementation of ReadersFirst principles makes it the first library-developed tool for getting content across diverse platforms. Watch here for more news as it expands in use and is enhanced in features.
Michael Blackwell, St Mary's County Library