I N F O R M AT I O N AT P O I N T O F N E E D :
PRACTICAL TIPS TO AUGMENT YOUR LIBRARY SERVICE

PETER DUDLEY

SIOBHÁN DUNN...
Today’s Workshop:

1 AUGMENTED REALITY OVERVIEW

2 HOW TO DEPLOY AR IN A LIBRARY

3 A LOOK AT THE MAIN 2 VENDORS:

- LAYAR...
So

what exactly
is augmented reality?
T H I S P R I N C I P L E L AY S T H E F O U N D AT I O N F O R
T H R E E K E Y S T R AT E G I C O B J E C T I V E S :

AR...
THE MAIN VENDORS:
BUT WHY CHOOSE

AR
?
QR
1

AT T R A C T I V E N E S S
(AR icons can be more striking and colourful)

2

EFFICIENCY
(Each trigger object can be aug...
VA R I E T Y I S T H E S P I C E O F A U G M E N T E D L I F E .

VIDEO

SOCIAL
MEDIA

WEBSITE

INFO
BUBBLE

A N I M AT I ...
ICON TIPS:
•
•
•

SAME SIZE
E Q U A L LY S T R I K I N G
OBVIOUS FUNCTION
So how can AR
be used in libraries

1 O R I E N T AT I O N
PODCAST TOURS

SECTION 5: RESEARCH PLAN
2 TIME MANAGEMENT
3 I N F O R M AT I O N L I T E R A C Y
E-TUTORIALS & GUIDES
4 PROMOTION
BOOKMARKS & LEAFLETS

DCU LIBRARY CHANNEL
5 “MY LIBRARY”
AR allows users
to top up printing
accounts and pre
book study rooms.
FOCUS GROUPS
ENABLED US TO
TEST OUR DESIGNS
& IDENTIFY ISSUES
AROUND LIGHTING
AND PLACEMENT
OF POSERS
IT’S EASY TO CREATE
CONGESTION POINTS
WHEN PLACING POSTERS
Be aware of the change from
natural to artificial light
throughout the day.
C O N S I D E R AT I O N S

T E C H N I C A L L I M I TAT I O N S
A R P L AT F O R M S S U P P O R T D E V I C E S W I T H :

A i C O 3 PA
P i C A R MG S S
A N A C T I V EGW SF + O M E R A...
SUPPORTED DEVICES INCLUDE:

iPHONE
<iOS 6.0

ANDROID
<V2.3.3

MOST
TA B L E T S
L AYA R

PRICING OPTIONS:

1

Free version
- access to basic design features
- ad supported

2

Pro version
- access to ad...
AURASMA’S
FREE PACKAGE
COVERS
EVERYTHING
INCLUDED IN
LAYAR PRO
PACKAGE
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'Information at at point of need; practical tips to augment your library service' workshop delivered by Peter Dudley, Siobhan Dunne, Paraic Elliott - DCU Library at #asl2014 Feb 27 2014

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  1. 1. I N F O R M AT I O N AT P O I N T O F N E E D : PRACTICAL TIPS TO AUGMENT YOUR LIBRARY SERVICE PETER DUDLEY SIOBHÁN DUNNE PA R A I C E L L I O T T
  2. 2. Today’s Workshop: 1 AUGMENTED REALITY OVERVIEW 2 HOW TO DEPLOY AR IN A LIBRARY 3 A LOOK AT THE MAIN 2 VENDORS: - LAYAR (for basic options) - AURASMA (for customisable options) 4 HOW TO EDIT IMAGES USING PIXLR
  3. 3. So what exactly is augmented reality?
  4. 4. T H I S P R I N C I P L E L AY S T H E F O U N D AT I O N F O R T H R E E K E Y S T R AT E G I C O B J E C T I V E S : AR is a way of viewing digital content which has been BLENDED with a live view of the real-world environment.
  5. 5. THE MAIN VENDORS:
  6. 6. BUT WHY CHOOSE AR ? QR
  7. 7. 1 AT T R A C T I V E N E S S (AR icons can be more striking and colourful) 2 EFFICIENCY (Each trigger object can be augmented with multiple icons) 3 VA R I E T Y (Icons can have various useful functions)
  8. 8. VA R I E T Y I S T H E S P I C E O F A U G M E N T E D L I F E . VIDEO SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE INFO BUBBLE A N I M AT I O N
  9. 9. ICON TIPS: • • • SAME SIZE E Q U A L LY S T R I K I N G OBVIOUS FUNCTION
  10. 10. So how can AR be used in libraries 1 O R I E N T AT I O N
  11. 11. PODCAST TOURS SECTION 5: RESEARCH PLAN
  12. 12. 2 TIME MANAGEMENT
  13. 13. 3 I N F O R M AT I O N L I T E R A C Y
  14. 14. E-TUTORIALS & GUIDES
  15. 15. 4 PROMOTION
  16. 16. BOOKMARKS & LEAFLETS DCU LIBRARY CHANNEL
  17. 17. 5 “MY LIBRARY”
  18. 18. AR allows users to top up printing accounts and pre book study rooms.
  19. 19. FOCUS GROUPS ENABLED US TO TEST OUR DESIGNS & IDENTIFY ISSUES AROUND LIGHTING AND PLACEMENT OF POSERS
  20. 20. IT’S EASY TO CREATE CONGESTION POINTS WHEN PLACING POSTERS
  21. 21. Be aware of the change from natural to artificial light throughout the day.
  22. 22. C O N S I D E R AT I O N S T E C H N I C A L L I M I TAT I O N S
  23. 23. A R P L AT F O R M S S U P P O R T D E V I C E S W I T H : A i C O 3 PA P i C A R MG S S A N A C T I V EGW SF + O M E R A C O N N E C T I O N
  24. 24. SUPPORTED DEVICES INCLUDE: iPHONE <iOS 6.0 ANDROID <V2.3.3 MOST TA B L E T S
  25. 25. L AYA R PRICING OPTIONS: 1 Free version - access to basic design features - ad supported 2 Pro version - access to advanced design features & statistics - no ads - €45 per page (bundle package available)
  26. 26. AURASMA’S FREE PACKAGE COVERS EVERYTHING INCLUDED IN LAYAR PRO PACKAGE
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