Apps for Libraries

Apps for Library

Welcome to first-time Unshelved sponsor Elsevier, publisher of the SciVerse platform of 2,500 journals and 11,000 books. Scientific research is a complicated business, and they aim to make it easier. If you've got an idea for how to solve a research problem in your library, but lack the resources to build it, they might just build it for you! Enter the App Idea Challenge, or just comment on someone else's idea.

You could win:

  • 2 Grand prizes of €750 (~$1000USD)
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab (Contributor Prize)
  • American Express Gift Cards (Commenter Prizes)
  • Feature in an Elsevier Library Journal & Library Connect Newsletter for the Idea Challenge winner

Our next appearances


June 22 - 25, 2018 New Orleans, LA
ALA Annual (Library COMIC booth 450) (Gene)

August 17, 2018 Palos Hills, IL
SWAN Libraries Annual Conference (Gene)

October 8, 2018 Walla Walla, WA
Walla Walla Rural Library District Staff Day (Gene)


Jan 25 - 28, 2019 Seattle, WA ALA Midwinter (Library COMIC booth) (Gene)

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