GALILEO in the Mobile World


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A look at resources that are optimized for mobile devices. Presented at GaCOMO12 (GALILEO Mini-Conference) by Karen Minton.

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GALILEO in the Mobile World

  1. 1. GALILEO in the Mobile World GALILEO Mini-Conference | COMO 2012
  2. 2. What We Will Cover• Some information on mobile research• A look at GALILEO resources on smartphone• A look at GALILEO resources on iPad
  3. 3. Pew Internet Findings• 17% of cell phone owners do most of their online browsing on their phone, rather than a computer or other device
  4. 4. Pew Internet Findings• Currently, 88% of American adults have a cell phone, 57% have a laptop, 19% own an e-book reader, and 19% have a tablet computer; about six in ten adults (63%) go online wirelessly with one of those devices.
  5. 5. Pew Internet Findings• The rise of mobile is changing the story. Groups that have traditionally been on the other side of the digital divide in basic internet access are using wireless connections to go online.
  6. 6. Educause ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology 2012• Blended-learning environments are the norm; students say that these environments best support how they learn
  7. 7. Educause: The Future of Mobile Learning• More than half of undergraduates own smartphones and about two in five (37%) use them to supplement their academic work
  8. 8. GALILEO in the Mobile World• Discover GALILEO and other EBSCOhost databases present mobile site based on device recognition• Britannica encyclopedias link to mobile site (also in Discover GALILEO)• ProQuest mobile site is in beta• LexisNexis Academic link to mobile site in Databases A-Z (some content in Discover GALILEO)• WorldCat Mobile link in Databases A-Z
  9. 9. Smartphones
  10. 10. Discover GALILEO,the New Discovery Service
  11. 11. GALILEO WelcomeScreen Log in with your password
  12. 12. GALILEO Home Launch a search from Discover GALILEO search box
  13. 13. Discover Results Screen Home, folder, preferences Refine results Article type icon (left) Add to folder (right)E-mail results list
  14. 14. Refine Results Options
  15. 15. Discover ResultsScreen Full text may be PDF or HTML
  16. 16. PDF Article Citation Saved in folder Send by e-mail Open PDF
  17. 17. PDF Article
  18. 18. HTML Article
  19. 19. Folder Login1- 2-
  20. 20. Logged in toPersonalized Account Folder has 9 saved items Person in preferences icon Select articles to e-mail
  21. 21. Personal Preferences
  22. 22. Searching SpecificDatabasesDatabases A-ZIs GALILEO availableon mobile devicesFAQ
  23. 23. Databases A-Z
  24. 24. EBSCOhost DatabaseCINAHL Plus Folder is the same you access in Discover GALILEO Search Options Specific to CINAHL
  25. 25. Search Options inCINAHL Plus
  26. 26. Results forCINAHL Plus Search
  27. 27. EncyclopaediaBritannica Mobile
  28. 28. EncyclopaediaBritannica Mobile
  29. 29. LexisNexis AcademicMobile Site
  30. 30. LexisNexis AcademicMobile Site
  31. 31. WorldCat Mobile
  32. 32.
  33. 33. Discover GALILEOon iPad
  34. 34. Discover GALILEOon iPad
  35. 35. Discover GALILEO Article CitationPDF
  36. 36. Discover GALILEODownload ArticlePDF PDF in frame
  37. 37. Discover GALILEOArticlePDF downloaded
  38. 38. eBook Downloads
  39. 39. EBSCO eBook Support Center
  40. 40. eBooks on EBSCOhost Supported Devices
  41. 41. eBooks on EBSCOhostHome Page Sign in to personal account and open folder
  42. 42. eBooks on EBSCOhost My FoldereBooks
  43. 43. eBooks on EBSCOhost My eBooksDownload
  44. 44. eBooks on EBSCOhost1- Click Download Download 2- Open in Reader
  45. 45. Downloaded eBookin eBook Reader
  46. 46. Downloaded eBook ineBook Reader
  47. 47. Research Library oniPad
  48. 48. Research Library on iPadResults list PDF in frame Open in PDF Reader
  49. 49. 55% of respondents would like to easily search GALILEOdatabases from their mobile devices(2010 GALILEO Annual User Survey)
  50. 50. Questions?