Book Crawler by Jaime Stokes (Universal)
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Released: Dec 21, 2009
Version: 6.9.4
Size: 92 MB
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Book Crawler

Jaime Stokes
Forgot which books you have read? - Tired of buying books you already own? - Is the book available at your local library? - Want to tell others about what you are reading and share thoughts?

There’s a BOOK CRAWLER app for that!

•\t"We're not exaggerating when we say Book Crawler is for the book obsessed." – FOX News

•\t"So useful..." –The Huffington Post

•\t“Perfect for fledgling book clubs and wannabe swappers.” – Better Homes and Gardens

•\t“3.5 Stars; An excellent way to create and keep a database of your books…” – MacWorld
•\t“A great tool for locating books, finding reviews and talking about books with friends.” – ADWEEK

•\t“Perfect for avid readers…” – Boston.com

•\t“The coolest thing Book Crawler offers is location-based so you can discuss books with people near you as well as find nearby copies of books by your favorite authors.” – HowStuffWorks

FEATURED IN:

•\tThe Wallstreet Journal | Technology Report – August 27, 2012
•\tThe Washington Post | Magazine – June 9, 2014
•\tOpen Education Database OEDb.org

With Book Crawler, you finally have a way to quickly and accurately upload your entire book collection into one easy-to-manage library cataloging database! Adding new books to your database is simple and fast with the ISBN barcode scanner or manual number search. Title, author, publisher, copyright, cover art, summaries, Goodreads ® reviews, and local library location/availability are automatically generated when you enter a book. World’s first location-aware app helps you share and discuss books with others near you. Powered by OCLC WorldCat ®, locate books and know their availability at a selected library. Sort and search your library collection with selected or custom parameters to quickly categorize or navigate your entries for quick recall.

Established in 2009, Book Crawler has been supported and updated based off of continuous user feedback. Book Crawler is a great tool for library professionals, book collectors, avid readers, teachers, and students!
Note: Book Crawler is not an e-Reader and does not allow you to read books.

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FEATURES:

*Proven performance: currently supporting users with 10,000+ book entries

*Harness the power of Google Books ® to support searches, book summaries, and downloadable cover artwork

*View what others around you are reading and partake in discussions using the new Community feature

*View/Post Goodreads ® reviews for your books, and download your library

*Purchase books through iBooks ®

*Locate books available for checkout at nearby libraries; Featured Partnership with OCLC WorldCat ®

*Use Dropbox ® service or email to import CSV and SQLite files

*Supports ASIN format for logging Amazon Kindle ® e-books

*Upload books using integrated ISBN barcode scanner. Batch scanning support for multiple entries

*Link to your favorite e-Book reader to read digital copies

*'Smart Collection' function allows you to customize sorting and searches based on rules you set (e.g. books read in the last year, by genre, etc.)

*Share your favorite books via Twitter, Facebook, & Goodreads; or by emailing them to your friends

*New entries automatically load title, author, artwork, genre, series, ISBN, publisher, format, and copyright for most books

*Sort and view your database by title, author, copyright, date, decimal, genre, collection, rating, if read/when, ownership status, media format, series information, loan status, price, or customizable fields

*Enter multiple books by author or multiple authors for a book

*Detailed in-app and developer website user guide

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New features and improvements are continuously added to make Book Crawler the most useful book cataloging database available! We make every effort to provide expedient and personalized customer service, should you have a question or issue.

What's new in version 6.9.4
* Dropbox backups of large database files were not correctly updating the date/time stamp and size for the last modification.
* Checks database to see if another version of the current database exists with more editions and alerts user if so.
* Waits until secure files have been unlocked before accessing database.
* Re-enabled twitter access within community.
Screenshot #1 (iPhone)
Our verdict: Good
  • + Book Crawler is a highly rated app (4-star).
  • + The app is free.
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