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What's all the hoopla about?

November 27, 2013 | Niki | Comments (0)



Uvm_00602537566730_thumbnailhoopla is a product geared specifically to libraries.  It allows  patrons to temporarily download or stream TV, movies and music for free to watch on their smartphone, tablet or computer.  hoopla has over 5,000 movies & TV shows for adults, kids and families as well as movies in Uvm_00602537564484_thumbnailall the favourite genres: Action & Adventure, Cartoons, Biographies, Comedies, Documentaries,Dramas, Science  Fiction, and more. hoopla also has over 250,000 albums you can listen to.

Unlike OverdrUvm_00602537555697_thumbnailive the items are always available to borrow and never have a waiting list. 

At present several Canadian public library systems are using hoopla including Hamilton, Guelph, Edmonton and Richmond, BC

Toronto Public Library is investigating this platform for our use.  Can Freegal or IndieFlix  be far behind?







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