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Jason Coleman's portion of the Technology & Libraries Lightning Round-up sponsored by the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee.

Jason's e-mail is coleman@k-state.edu

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  1. 1. Technology & Libraries Lightning Round-up Presented by the ACRL-ULS Technology & Libraries Committee Jason Coleman Undergraduate & Community Services Librarian K-State Libraries Kansas State University Photo credit: Jenny Levine
  2. 2. “ Layers of Reality: Extending Library Services through QR Codes and Augmented Reality” http://connect.ala.org/node/120165 Discussion forum sponsored by RUSA MARS’ (Emerging Technologies in Reference ) Hot Topics in Electronic Reference Discussion Group Photo credit: ALA Photo credit: ALA
  3. 3. Hot Topics Panelists <ul><li>Benjamin Rawlins [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Kentucky State University </li></ul><ul><li>Danielle Kane [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>University of California, Irvine </li></ul><ul><li>Caroline Sinkinson [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>University of Colorado, Boulder </li></ul><ul><li>Nora Dimmock [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>University of Rochester </li></ul>
  4. 4. QR Code Uses <ul><li>Place them in OPAC to encode text for bibliographic information about a book </li></ul>A record from Kentucky State University’s Library Catalog
  5. 5. More QR Code Uses <ul><li>On staff directory to facilitate rapid addition of contact information to a phone. (Rawlins) </li></ul><ul><li>On elevator signs to link to mobile site (Kane) </li></ul><ul><li>On range end signs to link to LibGuides (Kane) </li></ul><ul><li>In stacks to link to ebooks (Kane) </li></ul><ul><li>Near equipment to link to instructional videos (Sinkinson) </li></ul><ul><li>In elevators and near stairways to link to maps (Sinkinson) </li></ul><ul><li>On t-shirts (Dimmock) </li></ul><ul><li>On back of business cards (Dimmock) </li></ul>
  6. 6. “ Embedded by Hashtag: Using Twitter for Real-Time Reference and Instruction” Discussion forum sponsored by RUSA MARS’ Virtual Reference Discussion Group Ellen Filgo E-Learning Librarian Baylor University [email_address] Twitter: @efilgo
  7. 7. Integrating into Gardner Campbell’s Introduction to New Media Studies class Discussion forum sponsored by RUSA MARS’ Virtual Reference Discussion Group http://courseblogs.gardnercampbell.net/librarianellen/2010/09/02/what-can-your-librarian-do-for-you/
  8. 8. A slice of the twittersphere
  9. 9. LITA’s Mobile Computing Interest Group Meeting <ul><li>Presentations: </li></ul><ul><li>A Rapid Ethnographic Study of the iPAD on a Campus Bus. Jim Hahn, University of Illinois. [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Putting the Fun Back in Mobile Websites: Launching an OS Book Recommender. Evviva Weinraub & Hannah Rempel, Oregon State University. [email_address] , [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Mobile Site with Zero Budget. Tiffini Travis, California State University, Long Beach </li></ul>
  10. 10. Mobile Ideas <ul><li>Libraries should develop resources to meet students contextualized needs, e.g., place dining hall menu on mobile site (Hahn) </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries should develop mobile tools that save time and that are fast, easy, and fun. Ideally, they would also be location sensitive (OSU) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E.g., Beaver Tracks (historical walking tour with photos from archives) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. More Mobile Ideas <ul><li>Use mobile phone’s barcode readers to scan books to expedite reshelving (Tod Colegrove, UNR) </li></ul><ul><li>Use an iPAD as an “away from the desk” sign. Provide a button on the iPAD to summon help (Tod Colegrove, UNR) </li></ul><ul><li>University of Nevada Reno’s Tod Colegrove is planning an Apps for Libraries competition at his university. </li></ul>
  12. 12. “ Assessment and Evaluation of Virtual Reference” Discussion forum sponsored by two committees of RUSA MARS: (1)Management of Electronic Reference Services; (2) Public Libraries
  13. 13. Highlights <ul><li>Almost all present are using libraryh3lp or Meebo </li></ul><ul><li>There was abundant praise for libraryh3lp: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can monitor SMS and chat in same interface. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple librarians can monitor incoming traffic simultaneously </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Librarians can transfer chats, send files, and e-mail transcripts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Competitively priced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Many are using Jing to create and share screencasts and screenshots </li></ul>

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