Stacks Mobile apps offer a number of features depending on whether you have a standalone mobile app or a mobile app connected to a Stacks web platform.

Features Available with Standalone Apps

Browse the library’s catalog(s) and:

  • View details, reviews, recommendations and cover art

  • Retrieve call numbers and item status

  • Scan a book anywhere and check availability or place a hold instantly

Manage ’My Account’ including:

  • View and renew current check-outs

  • Review, place, and cancel holds

  • Access digital library card

  • Scan a barcode to place a hold request

Additional Features Available When Paired With Web Platform

When paired with the Stacks web platform, mobile app content is easy to manage and automatically updated when you make website changes. Added features include:

  • Register for programs and events

  • Manage forms and polls with Stacks Easy Forms

  • Book rooms

  • Complete and submit surveys

  • Access Databases

  • Look and feel matches your Stacks website


Stacks Mobile Features

  • ILS integrations
  • Location and hours - Google Places
  • Resource flows
  • Reviews integrations
  • Room bookings
  • Supports a single website or many locations
  • Surveys and forms
  • And more...
  • 24/7 support desk
  • Accessible
  • Adheres to user experience best practices
  • Analytics integrations
  • Cover art integrations
  • Database portal
  • Events management
  • Exclusive EDS integration

Easy Forms

  • Users can submit surveys or forms created in the Stacks CMS using the robust Easy Forms feature

  • Submissions are managed in the Stacks CMS


Room Bookings Made Simple
Managing access to rooms is a breeze with Stacks Room Bookings.

  • Manage controlled vocabularies to filter and manage rooms

  • Accept online and in-app booking without conflicts

  • Manage email templates for automated confirmations, reminders and more


Events Management

  • Users can view and register for events
  • Multi-date events with exceptions

  • Schedule publish and expiration dates

  • Manage controlled vocabularies to organize events

  • Accept online and in-app registrations with limits

  • Convenient reporting of program attendance


Databases Listings at Your Fingertips
Listing Databases on your Stacks Mobile app provides your users access to valuable resources and materials.

  • Listings managed from your Stacks CMS

  • Integrate with OpenAthens for a powerful personalized experience with ALL your databases