A Bookcrossing and Book Review Application

About project

Introducing Books Beyond Shelves, an innovative desktop application designed to revolutionize the way people engage in bookcrossing. The primary goal of Books Beyond Shelves is to provide users with a seamless and convenient platform for finding and sharing books with their community. By harnessing the power of technology, Books Beyond Shelves empowers users to access their favorite reads without the financial burden of purchasing new books and enables them to make more efficient use of their living spaces.
Books Beyond Shelves is a desktop application that revolutionizes bookcrossing by providing a user-friendly platform for sharing and accessing books. It addresses the high cost of books and limited living space by allowing users to easily find specific books through a simple search by author or title. The app also includes book reviews and ratings, empowering users to make informed choices about their reading selections. Bookshelf aims to make bookcrossing more accessible, cost-effective, and efficient, fostering a thriving community of book lovers.

3 months duration
4 technologies
4 specialists
USA geography

Main goals of the project

  • Streamline communication among staff members
  • Organize more efficient shift work
  • Achieve accountability and trackability of housekeeping operations
  • Improve maintenance services
  • Facilitate training of new staff members
  • Upgrade hotel service excellence


Staff communication and interaction
features like Messenger, Handovers and News & Announcements facilitate productive communication and collaboration among hotel teams.
Task management
task setting, task status updates and schedules ensure proper and timely task completion by staff.
Alerts and notifications
right hotel staff members and/or teams are instantly informed of any issues and can address them asap.
automatically notify shifts and departments of routine duties to avoid missed deadlines and make sure nothing is overlooked.
keep track of housekeeping and maintenance inventory as well as contractors network. Create a custom knowledge base with training materials.
Analytics and reporting
Monitor performance, identify trends and determine opportunities to improve and develop.

Features that make this project unique

Maintenance management
  • Maintenance issues reporting
  • Notifications
  • Preventive maintenance schedule
  • Inventory control
  • Contractors network
  • Maintenance analytics
Guests requests
Complaints management
Housekeeping management
  • Schedule of housekeeping tasks
  • Tasks completion checklist
  • Tasks commenting
  • Housekeeping performance dashboards
News & Announcements
Staff chat
Digital handovers

Tech stack

Angular NodeJS
Languages & Libraries
NestJS Angular SSR
Design platforms

Optional features that can be added to similar project types

Social Media Integration:
  • Allow users to share their book reviews and recommendations on their social media platforms.
  • Integration with social media accounts can facilitate easier registration and user engagement.
Multi-Language Support:
  • Provide multi-language support to cater to a diverse user base and expand the application’s reach globally.
User Book Recommendations:
  • Allow users to recommend books directly to other users based on their reading preferences.
  • Users can curate personalized reading lists for their friends or book club members.
Reading Challenges and Rewards: (Gamification)
  • Organize reading challenges to encourage users to read more books within a specified time frame.
  • Offer rewards, badges, or points to users who complete reading challenges to incentivize participation.

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