Thursday, August 5, 2010

QuestionPoint Continues To Evolve With Mobile Webkit Qwidget / Texting

With this release, your users who navigate the Web via their compatible mobile devices will have the ability to use an optimized Qwidget to connect with their librarian. In addition, iPhone users will be able to download a direct link to the Qwidget onto their home screen, represented by an icon (similar to an ‘App’ icon). This will allow them to begin a Qwidget session without first navigating to the library website via their mobile browser.

Although it will import all of the text and other characteristics of the Qwidget built by libraries in the QuestionPoint Administration module, this new, optimized Qwidget has a standard mobile interface, size and color.


Qwidget is the QuestionPoint® chat widget, a chat box you can place on your library’s Web site, in your WorldCat® Local pages, on your Facebook page, or anywhere users are likely to need help. Qwidget is optimized for mobile devices, and users can bookmark it directly to their home screens. Qwidget is easy to set up—just select the style and options you want, preview it and add it to your Web site.




U.S. libraries that subscribe to both QuestionPoint® and Mosio’s Text a Librarian™ can now receive SMS text questions in QuestionPoint at no additional cost.* This allows the QuestionPoint library to integrate all its methods for receiving questions—e-mail, chat, text messages, and even telephone and in-person[



See Also

A/V > QuestionPoint Goes Mobile

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