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Presentation by Sandi Loponen. Presented at KULT in Hamilton on November 18, 2011

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    • Mobile Editions of Electronic Resources Sandi Loponen KULT November 18, 2011
    • Overview
      • OverDrive Media Console
      • GALE’s AccessMyLibrary
      • EBSCO / NoveList Plus
      • World Book
      • Mango Languages
      • Teen Health & Wellness
      • Catalogue Apps
      • BONUS! Make your library web site mobile
    • OverDrive Media Console
      • Android
      • BlackBerry
      • iPhone/iPad
      • Windows Phone 7
      • New and Improved!
      • Return eBooks as soon as you finish
      • Advanced search options
      • Sepia eBook display: easy-on-the-eyes reading that looks just like a paper book.
    • OverDrive Media Console
      • No additional configuration required by library staff
      • User downloads the app from app store
      • Requires Adobe ID to authorize device
      • Downloads directly to device
      • Book opens in device’s reader
    • GALE’s AccessMyLibrary
      • Android
      • iPhone/iPad
      • Use GPS to identify your local library
      • Access GALE databases and eBooks without entering your library card number
      • Narrow your search by subject, or use the Power Search
    • EBSCOhost Mobile
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • iPod touch
      • BlackBerry
      • Android
      • Key Issues
      • Library must configure this service in EBSCOadmin
      • Optimized for smaller screens.
      • Users must acquire an “authentication key” that is good for 9 months.
      • Windows
      • Dell Axim
      • Palm
      • Pocket PC
    • OR EBSCO & NoveList Plus Mobile
      • Access on any device:
      • http://m.ebscohost.com/
      • http://search.ebscohost.mobi/
      • Library must also configure NoveList Plus in EBSCOadmin
      • Mobile web-version is closer to desktop experience
      • Authentication is required to login offsite
    • World Book Mobile
      • Access on any device:
      • http://m.worldbk.com
      • Key Features
      • No configuration required by library staff
      • Mobile web-version is very streamlined. Optmized for small screens, but tablets have easy access to switch back to full site
      • Good for quick reference
    • Mango Languages
      • iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS4
      • Can download a language course and continue learning offline (7 days)
      • Users must have account set up through library’s web site
      • 35 languages + ESL
      • No syncing progress with full online version
    • Teen Health Hotlines
      • iPhone, iPod touch or iPad running iOS3.1.3
      • App associated with Teen Health & Wellness by Rosen Publishing
      • Ontario-specific help line numbers
      • Log in link to access full database with library card authentication
    • Catalogue Apps SirsiDynix BookMyne BiblioCommons Custom Boopsie Custom LibraryThing’s LibAnywhere
    • Want to make a mobile site?
      • Try One-Pager: http://influx.us/onepager/ created by Aaron Schmidt, Amanda Etches-Johnson and Nate Hill
      FREE Creative Commons License
    • Promote
      • Add links to your library’s web site (that non-tech staff can guide patrons to)
      • Create bookmarks
      • Some vendors have poster downloads
      • Advertise on e-mail notices
    • Pitfalls of Promotion
      • Patches, fixes, upgrades are constant
      • Apps vs Mobile-friendly web. Developments are ongoing
      • Keeping staff informed
        • Try to use each app every couple of weeks
    • Thank you!