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Mobile users meet the mobile library

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Presentation at 2012 AIKCU Technology Conference

Presentation at 2012 AIKCU Technology Conference


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  • 1. Mobile Users Meetthe Mobile Library Ben Rawlins Electronic Resources Librarian Georgetown College
  • 2. Overview• Why Mobile Matters• Why Mobile Matters at Georgetown College• Mobile Resources• Completed Mobile Projects• Projects Currently Working On• Tools and Frameworks• Available Code
  • 3. Mobile• “Mobiles enable ubiquitous access to information, social networks, tools for learning and productivity, and much more. Mobile devices continue to evolve, but it is the increased access to affordable and reliable networks that is driving this technology now. Mobiles are capable computing devices in their own right—and they are increasingly a user’s first choice for Internet access.” » Horizon Report, 2011
  • 4. Why Mobile Matters• 46% of American adults now own a smartphone (Pew Internet and American Life Project)• By 2015 80% of people accessing the Internet will be doing so from mobile devices (Horizon Report)• By 2015 80% of Americans will own a smartphone (CNN)• Internet capable mobile devices will outnumber computers within the next year (Horizon Report)
  • 5. Why Mobile Matters
  • 6. Why Mobile Matters
  • 7. Why Mobile Matters
  • 8. Why Mobile Matters
  • 9. Why Mobile Matters
  • 10. Mobile at Georgetown College• Our network has 870 mobile devices registered, this does not include users who use a data plan exclusively (2010-2011 ITS Stats)
  • 11. Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
  • 12. Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
  • 13. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – LibGuides
  • 14. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – EBSCO – 22 Databases
  • 15. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – JSTOR
  • 16. Mobile Resources• Other Mobile Database Websites – LexisNexis – Annual Reviews – Chronicle of Higher Education – BioOne
  • 17. Mobile Resources• Apps
  • 18. Completed Mobile Projects at Georgetown College
  • 19. Mobile Catalog
  • 20. Shelflister 2.0
  • 21. Shelflister 3.0• One of 6 beta test institutions• jQuery Mobile interface• Designed for Tablets
  • 22. Mobile Catalog Redirect
  • 23. QR Codes in the Library Catalog
  • 24. LRC App
  • 25. LRC App
  • 26. LRC App– App available for iOS and Android • Originally just released iOS app • 125 downloads of iOS version – iOS version released in February • 11 downloads of Android version – Android version released in early May– Great Response from the campus community • Contacted by Admissions and Graduate Education Department
  • 27. Projects We Are Currently Working On
  • 28. Mobile Website
  • 29. BookMeUp
  • 30. TigerTrax
  • 31. TigerTrax
  • 32. TigerTrax
  • 33. Tools and Frameworks
  • 34. Tools and Frameworks
  • 35. jQuery Mobile
  • 36. jQuery Mobile
  • 37. PhoneGap• HTML5 Framework that allows you to leverage existing web technologies (HTML, CSS and JavaScript)to develop native-like applications for a variety of platforms (iOS, Android, etc.)• Purchased by Adobe and integrated into Dreamweaver
  • 38. PhoneGap• PhoneGap Build
  • 39. Other Mobile Frameworks• jQ Touch http://www.jqtouch.com/• Sencha Touch http://www.sencha.com/products/touch• iWebKit http://snippetspace.com/
  • 40. Available Code• Jason Clark, Montana State University – http://www.lib.montana.edu/~jason/files.php
  • 41. Available Code• Skidmore College Library – http://bit.ly/LBcrsW
  • 42. Thank You