Mobile Users Meetthe Mobile Library                     Ben Rawlins   Electronic Resources Librarian              Georgeto...
Overview• Why Mobile Matters• Why Mobile Matters at Georgetown College• Mobile Resources• Completed Mobile Projects• Proje...
Mobile• “Mobiles enable ubiquitous access to information, social  networks, tools for learning and productivity, and much ...
Why Mobile Matters• 46% of American adults now own a smartphone   (Pew  Internet and American Life Project)• By 2015 80% o...
Why Mobile Matters
Why Mobile Matters
Why Mobile Matters
Why Mobile Matters
Why Mobile Matters
Mobile at Georgetown College• Our network has 870 mobile devices registered, this  does not include users who use a data p...
Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites  – LibGuides
Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites  – EBSCO  – 22 Databases
Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites  – JSTOR
Mobile Resources• Other Mobile Database Websites  – LexisNexis  – Annual Reviews  – Chronicle of Higher Education  – BioOne
Mobile Resources• Apps
Completed Mobile Projects at   Georgetown College
Mobile Catalog
Shelflister 2.0
Shelflister 3.0• One of 6 beta test institutions• jQuery Mobile interface• Designed for Tablets
Mobile Catalog Redirect
QR Codes in the Library      Catalog
LRC App
LRC App
LRC App– App available for iOS and Android   • Originally just released iOS app   • 125 downloads of iOS version       – i...
Projects We Are Currently       Working On
Mobile Website
BookMeUp
TigerTrax
TigerTrax
TigerTrax
Tools and Frameworks
Tools and Frameworks
jQuery Mobile
jQuery Mobile
PhoneGap• HTML5 Framework that allows you to leverage  existing web technologies (HTML, CSS and  JavaScript)to develop nat...
PhoneGap• PhoneGap Build
Other Mobile Frameworks• jQ Touch http://www.jqtouch.com/• Sencha Touch http://www.sencha.com/products/touch• iWebKit http...
Available Code• Jason Clark, Montana State University  – http://www.lib.montana.edu/~jason/files.php
Available Code• Skidmore College Library  – http://bit.ly/LBcrsW
Thank You
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Mobile users meet the mobile library

  1. 1. Mobile Users Meetthe Mobile Library Ben Rawlins Electronic Resources Librarian Georgetown College
  2. 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. 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. 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. 5. Why Mobile Matters
  6. 6. Why Mobile Matters
  7. 7. Why Mobile Matters
  8. 8. Why Mobile Matters
  9. 9. Why Mobile Matters
  10. 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. 11. Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
  12. 12. Mobile at Georgetown College• Spring 2012 Survey
  13. 13. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – LibGuides
  14. 14. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – EBSCO – 22 Databases
  15. 15. Mobile Resources• Mobile Websites – JSTOR
  16. 16. Mobile Resources• Other Mobile Database Websites – LexisNexis – Annual Reviews – Chronicle of Higher Education – BioOne
  17. 17. Mobile Resources• Apps
  18. 18. Completed Mobile Projects at Georgetown College
  19. 19. Mobile Catalog
  20. 20. Shelflister 2.0
  21. 21. Shelflister 3.0• One of 6 beta test institutions• jQuery Mobile interface• Designed for Tablets
  22. 22. Mobile Catalog Redirect
  23. 23. QR Codes in the Library Catalog
  24. 24. LRC App
  25. 25. LRC App
  26. 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. 27. Projects We Are Currently Working On
  28. 28. Mobile Website
  29. 29. BookMeUp
  30. 30. TigerTrax
  31. 31. TigerTrax
  32. 32. TigerTrax
  33. 33. Tools and Frameworks
  34. 34. Tools and Frameworks
  35. 35. jQuery Mobile
  36. 36. jQuery Mobile
  37. 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. 38. PhoneGap• PhoneGap Build
  39. 39. Other Mobile Frameworks• jQ Touch http://www.jqtouch.com/• Sencha Touch http://www.sencha.com/products/touch• iWebKit http://snippetspace.com/
  40. 40. Available Code• Jason Clark, Montana State University – http://www.lib.montana.edu/~jason/files.php
  41. 41. Available Code• Skidmore College Library – http://bit.ly/LBcrsW
  42. 42. Thank You
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