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  • 1. New Tech in Libraries Winifred S. King, MSLIS Web Services Librarian D. Samuel Gottesman Library Albert Einstein College of Medicine @simplywinifred Winifred.king@gmail.com http://www.slideshare.net/WinifredKing/library-tech-13842314
  • 2. Getting Started Mobile websites versus apps Patrons and resources on the move Social networking Text and SMS Working in the cloud
  • 3. Mobile websites vs. Apps The realities of apps: developers needed – coding for appsis not the same as coding for websites not everyone has an iPhone no one app to rule them all The realities of mobile websites: developers needed but likely youalready have a website developer on staff open source (free) tools such asDrupal can help limited number of mobile browsersmakes the code upkeep easier
  • 4. Library content on the move Databases available via apps and mobile websites  PubMed on Tap vs. Medline in uCentral vs. PubMed on the web. Licensing issues – institution versus individual  EBSCO databases
  • 5. Social networking: Twitter for library promotionLearning to write for the web.Building an audience.Tweets are a two way street.Taking the time.
  • 6. Social Networking: Twitter among librarians Personal twitter feeds? Professional crowdsourcing Surfing hashtags for ideas  Associations: #cilip, #sla, #ala, #ifla,  Subject librarians: #medlibs (medical librarians)  Topic specific: #mhealth (mobile health)  Application specific: #mendeley (Mendeley)
  • 7. Chat and Text Reference How to choose a service provider?  Where to go after Meebo for chat? Priorities? Compatibility? Cost?
  • 8. Cloud ComputingFor patrons, advantage is access todata from any internet-connecteddevice. example: Mendeley(reference manager)Implications for librarians: Some free resources can bejust as valuable as paid subscriberresources. Include free resources inlibrarian toolkit as well as in classesfor patrons. Professional collaborationjust became easier!
  • 9. Keeping Up to Speed Metro Webinars  http://metro.org/ Local library associations – ACRL, SLA,NYTSL etc.  http://acrlny.org/  http://newyork.sla.org/  http://nytsl.org/nytsl/ Tech section of the Times  App index for for mobile app coverage Blogs  Librarian in Black (http://librarianinblack.net/librarianinblack/)  The Shifted Librarian (http://www.theshiftedlibrarian.com/)  The Handheld Librarian (http://handheldlib.blogspot.com/)  Embedded Librarian (http://embeddedlibrarian.blogspot.com/)

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