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EvaluatingMobile Options for Your Library
What Content       will you include?
How will you   Deliver               information?
ConsiderYour Library
Academic
Public
School
Business
Who are your library users?    What are their needs?Which devices do they use?
Ask
Observe
Survey
Listen
ReviewWeb Analytics
ExamineTrends
Most Popular Library Mobile-Friendly Content     1.    Contact Information     2.    Hours of Operation     3.    Directio...
InventoryResources
Skills
Funding
People
Understand theMobile Web
Mobile Stylesheet
Mobile Website
Mobile App
Stylesheet
Appliesappropriate style rules     formobile users
Meta Tag<meta name="viewport” content="width=device-width" />!                                 CSS Media Query<link rel="s...
Stylesheet ProsFlexible  Simple     Low-Maintenance
Stylesheet ConsNo Optimization  Slowness (on certain devices)
Website
Directsmobile users     toscaled-down  website.
JavaScript Re-Direct<script type="text/javascript"> !var UA = navigator.userAgent;!var mobile = /android|avantgo|blackberr...
Link to Full Sitehttp://www.mylibrary.com/?        redirect=0!
Website ProsPerformance  Customized for mobile users
Website ConsSeparately Maintained  Resources
Native App
Mobile users     downloadplatform-specific       app
Buy vsBuild
Vendors     vsTechnologies
Native App ProsNative Controls  Familiar     Specialized Functionality
Native App ConsDevelopment/Cost  Maintenance    Patron-Download
Decide on…     Content             & Delivery
By Examining…    Your Library         & theMobile Web
Thank You!               Amy DeschenesBeatley Library, Simmons College, Boston, MA  deschene@simmons.edu | @amyhannah
ResourcesA List Apart, “Return of the Mobile Stylesheet” http://bit.ly/qQ9cKg“Dive Into HTML5” http://bit.ly/xGnxG0Global ...
Photo Credits	  	  h-p://www.flickr.com/photos/stevecadman/486247050	  h-p://bostonbliss.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/073-­‐b...
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
Evaluating Mobile Options For Libraries - CIL 2012
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  1. 1. EvaluatingMobile Options for Your Library
  2. 2. What Content will you include?
  3. 3. How will you Deliver information?
  4. 4. ConsiderYour Library
  5. 5. Academic
  6. 6. Public
  7. 7. School
  8. 8. Business
  9. 9. Who are your library users? What are their needs?Which devices do they use?
  10. 10. Ask
  11. 11. Observe
  12. 12. Survey
  13. 13. Listen
  14. 14. ReviewWeb Analytics
  15. 15. ExamineTrends
  16. 16. Most Popular Library Mobile-Friendly Content 1.  Contact Information 2.  Hours of Operation 3.  Directions 4.  Catalog Search 5.  Library News 6.  Loan Information 7.  Links to Mobile Resources 8.  Ability to Check Computer Availability 9.  Booking Meeting Rooms 10.  Links to Mobile Search Engines Krishnan,  2010  
  17. 17. InventoryResources
  18. 18. Skills
  19. 19. Funding
  20. 20. People
  21. 21. Understand theMobile Web
  22. 22. Mobile Stylesheet
  23. 23. Mobile Website
  24. 24. Mobile App
  25. 25. Stylesheet
  26. 26. Appliesappropriate style rules formobile users
  27. 27. Meta Tag<meta name="viewport” content="width=device-width" />! CSS Media Query<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css”!media=“only screen and (max-width: 500px)” !href=“http://www.mywebsite.com/css/mobile.css" /> !
  28. 28. Stylesheet ProsFlexible Simple Low-Maintenance
  29. 29. Stylesheet ConsNo Optimization Slowness (on certain devices)
  30. 30. Website
  31. 31. Directsmobile users toscaled-down website.
  32. 32. JavaScript Re-Direct<script type="text/javascript"> !var UA = navigator.userAgent;!var mobile = /android|avantgo|blackberry|blazer|compal|elaine|fennec|hiptop|iemobile|ip(hone|od)|iris|kindle|lge|maemo|midp|mmp|opera m(ob|in)i|palm( os)?|phone|p(ixi|re)/|plucker|pocket|psp|symbian|treo|up.(browser|link)|vodafone|wap|windows (ce|phone)|xda|xiino/i.test(UA);! !if (mobile) { !document.location = “mobile.html”;!!else {!document.location = “index.html”;!}!</script> !
  33. 33. Link to Full Sitehttp://www.mylibrary.com/? redirect=0!
  34. 34. Website ProsPerformance Customized for mobile users
  35. 35. Website ConsSeparately Maintained Resources
  36. 36. Native App
  37. 37. Mobile users downloadplatform-specific app
  38. 38. Buy vsBuild
  39. 39. Vendors vsTechnologies
  40. 40. Native App ProsNative Controls Familiar Specialized Functionality
  41. 41. Native App ConsDevelopment/Cost Maintenance Patron-Download
  42. 42. Decide on… Content & Delivery
  43. 43. By Examining… Your Library & theMobile Web
  44. 44. Thank You! Amy DeschenesBeatley Library, Simmons College, Boston, MA deschene@simmons.edu | @amyhannah
  45. 45. ResourcesA List Apart, “Return of the Mobile Stylesheet” http://bit.ly/qQ9cKg“Dive Into HTML5” http://bit.ly/xGnxG0Global Intelligence, “Native or Web Application?...” http://bit.ly/pZCTHuMashable, “5 Things to Consider When Designing Your Mobile Apps.” http://on.mash.to/xaEu6dSmashing Magazine, “Picking a Mobile Support Strategy for Your Website” http://bit.ly/po8Ub3Smashing Magazine, “A User-Centered Approach to Web Design for Mobile Devices” http://bit.ly/zCkbvs ToolsiWebKit (Stylesheets for Creating Mobile Website) http://bit.ly/xVIxn2jQuery Mobile (Build Cross-Platform HTML5 Sites) http://bit.ly/AFo46N“Mobile Web Design” (99 cent e-book on Mobile Design) http://bit.ly/zmGviGPhone Gap (Open Source framework that supports 7 platforms) http://bit.ly/znYYgWSencha Touch (Mobile Web-App Framework) http://bit.ly/x1vidBUser Agent Switching in Safari (Make Your Browser Behave Like a Mobile Browser) http://bit.ly/xSFxV2 http://tinyurl.com/87huzlt
  46. 46. Photo Credits    h-p://www.flickr.com/photos/stevecadman/486247050  h-p://bostonbliss.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/073-­‐boston-­‐public-­‐library-­‐at-­‐copley-­‐square-­‐1.jpg  h-p://www.flickr.com/photos/jcolton/220324869/in/photostream/  h-p://www.flickr.com/photos/75046679@N00/2677784633/  h-p://library.simmons.edu  h-p://library.syr.edu/  h-p://m.library.syr.edu/  h-p://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sccl/id354564987?mt=8  h-p://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cu-­‐library/id354721654?mt=8  
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