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    • Introducing the Book as iPad App ALA webinar July 23, 2012 Nicole Hennig MIT Libraries
    • Today’s talk • What is a book app? • Why should librarians care? • Future of reading is here: a. New ways to browse & search b. Visual & audio enabled learning c. Social interaction • Online course preview • Resource listhttp://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/resources.html
    • What is a book app? NOT: - just text - Kindle or iBooks ebooks - PDF ebook- a stand-alone app for smartphone or tablet- takes advantage of features of the device, such asaudio, animation, zoom, geo-location and more
    • Example
    • London: A City Through Timehttp://j.mp/londonapp2YouTube 1:51 minutes
    • Digital DivideBut what about?- people who can’t afford iPads- people in without connectivity- people with disabilities
    • Donationshttp://www.mactrast.com/2011/09/apple-donates-thousands-of-ipads-to-volunteer-teachers-in-low-income-areas/
    • SchoolsprovidingiPadshttp://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/03/23/schools-textbooks-ipad
    • Grants http://billingsgazette.com/news/state- and-regional/montana/business-gives-to- scobey-schools-for-ipads/
    • Cell phones indevelopingworldhttp://dsc.discovery.com/technology/tech-10/cell-phones-help-nations.html
    • Africahttp://www.un.org/en/africarenewal/vol17no3/173tech.htm
    • Cell phones, not computershttps://chronicle.com/article/Laura-Czerniewicz/130937/
    • Tabletshttp://www.itproportal.com/2012/05/15/one-tablet-per-child-technology-making-a-difference/
    • Solar panels Kids learn on their ownhttp://www.itproportal.com/2012/05/15/one-tablet-per-child-technology-making-a-difference/
    • Success stories of children with disabilitieshttp://bridgingapps.org/2012/05/ivans-story/
    • Success stories of children with disabilitieshttp://bridgingapps.org/2012/05/ivans-story/
    • “There is no benefit in giving kids iPads in school if youdont change school.” You cannot replace the Model T model of education with an iPad if you still believe learning can be produced by assembly line standards and standardization. - Cathy Davidson http://www.heraldsun.com/view/full_story/11092746/article-In-schools--are-iPads- anything-but-a-toy-
    • Brain science & learninghttp://mitpress.mit.edu/books/full_pdfs/Future_of_Thinking.pdfhttp://www.cathydavidson.com/
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/joepemberton/4831122143/in/photostream/
    • The mission of libraries The mission of a library is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in the community. - R. David Lankes Expect More: Demanding Better Libraries for Today’s Complex World
    • Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
    • Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
    • Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
    • Librarians should be “app-literate”
    • The future of reading- shifting boundaries- innovation- enabling better learning andunderstanding
    • Some interesting aspects of book apps- different ways to browse & search- visual & audio enabling learning- social interaction
    • different ways to browse & search
    • How far into the book?
    • InklingTextbooks
    • Inkling
    • Inkling
    • Inklingtextbooks
    • Inkling how much is left?
    • Inkling how much is left? page numbers that match print edition
    • Inkling
    • Inkling
    • Web versionhttps://www.inkling.com/
    • BrowsingPopular Mechanics
    • BrowsingPopular Mechanics
    • BrowsingPopular Mechanics Color-coded sections
    • Browsing by location
    • Browsing by location
    • Browsing by location
    • Browsing by timeline
    • London: a city through time • Read the complete text of the London Encyclopedia, the 1000-page monster source book. • 2,000 rare prints, works of art and photos. • 35 documentaries from the Pathé archive. • 71 zoomable panoramas of the capital at various points in history. These are gyro-controlled and swivel around the viewpoint as you turn on the spot. • 20 ‘spinnable’ artefacts from the Museum of London, allowing you to get closer than in the museum itself. • Audio tours from Blue Badge guides. • A ‘my London’ section in which famous Londoners reveal their favourite parts of town.
    • Different ways to search
    • Voice search
    • Voice search by Dragon Nuance, makers of Dragon Dictation
    • Voice search
    • Voice search
    • Visual searchvideo demo: http://j.mp/leafsnap2
    • Leafsnap
    • Leafsnap
    • Leafsnap
    • Leafsnap
    • Leafsnapbrowse by location
    • Visuals that enable learning
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Informative visuals
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
    • Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III video demo: http://j.mp/heartpro2
    • Audio that enables learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • Audio learning
    • innovation in visual & sound design
    • Graphic novels
    • Graphic novels
    • Graphic novels
    • Graphic novels
    • Graphic novels
    • Zoom and swipe
    • Zoom and swipe
    • Double tap
    • Innovative layering & sound designvideo, 1:13 minhttp://www.cognitocomics.com/operationajax/
    • Social interaction
    • Social interactionInkling textbooksFollow anyone using yourbook, see their notes andhighlights in real time, createrunning discussionsanywhere, and star the mosthelpful notes.
    • Creating interactive books
    • much more to explore
    • Much more to explore helping readers understandmemory aids• character notes • better endnotes• timelines • adaptive learning systems• quizzes • peer-to-peer help• notes/highlighting • author-to-reader help active pictures new layouts • panning & zooming • infinite canvas • augmented reality • variable sized viewports • multi-state photos • stories that scroll • interactive charts • hands-free page turningaudio• sounds & soundtracks• audio captions• language learning Adapted from Breaking the Page
    • Much more to explore new forms • pop-up pages • multiple points of entry communal compositions • location-aware texts • text mashups • transmedia • curated collections • crowd-sourced compositions • networked collectionsshort-form content• piecemeal prose• shortform content personalization • be the narrator • adaptive content marketing tools • build your own book • new kinds of covers • book trailers • sneak peaks Adapted from Breaking the Page
    • Librarians should be “app-literate”
    • Want to learn more?Take the onlinecourse in October http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/
    • Book as iPad App course4 weeks, online, starts October 15• week 1: introduction and definitions.• week 2: fiction & nonfiction titles: science, history, art/architecture, photography, cooking• week 3: childrens books and graphic novels (all ages)• week 4: innovation and user experience trends, service ideas for libraries, keeping up, further resources
    • Book as iPad App course • video lectures • readings • discussion forum • community of other librarians • optional: write your own app reviews for our private class blog
    • Book as iPad App course Why take it? • become familiar with some of the best books apps • get a better understanding of these apps • learn where to look for reviews, what to include when writing your own reviews • generate ideas for creative programs and services
    • See also:http://apps4librarians.com/
    • Sign up to hear about future courses http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/
    • Free resource list • Books and articles • Publishers to follow • Best book appshttp://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/resources.html
    • Nicole Hennighennig@mit.eduhttp://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/resources.html