SimplyE - Benefits
- Patrons use only one app instead of a different app for each e-resource provider.
- Library staff can teach and support a single app instead of many.
- No need for patrons to set up their Adobe ID for each e-resource provider.
- Accessibility is central to this app's functionality.
- What patrons read is kept private.
- Increases libraries’ return on investment, as patrons find and read titles that had not before been discovered.
- Libraries can now subscribe to multiple providers, knowing that their frontline staff will be supporting a single app.
- Development of the app is library-driven with input taken continuously by a library advisory group.
- Because of its open source roots, libraries can choose to implement the service themselves or use a hosting organization.