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  • 1. Introducing the Book as iPad App ALA webinar July 23, 2012 Nicole Hennig MIT Libraries
  • 2. 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
  • 3. 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
  • 4. Example
  • 5. London: A City Through Timehttp://j.mp/londonapp2YouTube 1:51 minutes
  • 6. Digital DivideBut what about?- people who can’t afford iPads- people in without connectivity- people with disabilities
  • 7. Donationshttp://www.mactrast.com/2011/09/apple-donates-thousands-of-ipads-to-volunteer-teachers-in-low-income-areas/
  • 8. SchoolsprovidingiPadshttp://hereandnow.wbur.org/2012/03/23/schools-textbooks-ipad
  • 9. Grants http://billingsgazette.com/news/state- and-regional/montana/business-gives-to- scobey-schools-for-ipads/
  • 10. Cell phones indevelopingworldhttp://dsc.discovery.com/technology/tech-10/cell-phones-help-nations.html
  • 11. Africahttp://www.un.org/en/africarenewal/vol17no3/173tech.htm
  • 12. Cell phones, not computershttps://chronicle.com/article/Laura-Czerniewicz/130937/
  • 13. Tabletshttp://www.itproportal.com/2012/05/15/one-tablet-per-child-technology-making-a-difference/
  • 14. Solar panels Kids learn on their ownhttp://www.itproportal.com/2012/05/15/one-tablet-per-child-technology-making-a-difference/
  • 15. Success stories of children with disabilitieshttp://bridgingapps.org/2012/05/ivans-story/
  • 16. Success stories of children with disabilitieshttp://bridgingapps.org/2012/05/ivans-story/
  • 17. “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-
  • 18. Brain science & learninghttp://mitpress.mit.edu/books/full_pdfs/Future_of_Thinking.pdfhttp://www.cathydavidson.com/
  • 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/joepemberton/4831122143/in/photostream/
  • 20. 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
  • 21. Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
  • 22. Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
  • 23. Apps: facilitating knowledge creation
  • 24. Librarians should be “app-literate”
  • 25. The future of reading- shifting boundaries- innovation- enabling better learning andunderstanding
  • 26. Some interesting aspects of book apps- different ways to browse & search- visual & audio enabling learning- social interaction
  • 27. different ways to browse & search
  • 28. How far into the book?
  • 29. InklingTextbooks
  • 30. Inkling
  • 31. Inkling
  • 32. Inklingtextbooks
  • 33. Inkling how much is left?
  • 34. Inkling how much is left? page numbers that match print edition
  • 35. Inkling
  • 36. Inkling
  • 37. Web versionhttps://www.inkling.com/
  • 38. BrowsingPopular Mechanics
  • 39. BrowsingPopular Mechanics
  • 40. BrowsingPopular Mechanics Color-coded sections
  • 41. Browsing by location
  • 42. Browsing by location
  • 43. Browsing by location
  • 44. Browsing by timeline
  • 45. 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.
  • 46. Different ways to search
  • 47. Voice search
  • 48. Voice search by Dragon Nuance, makers of Dragon Dictation
  • 49. Voice search
  • 50. Voice search
  • 51. Visual searchvideo demo: http://j.mp/leafsnap2
  • 52. Leafsnap
  • 53. Leafsnap
  • 54. Leafsnap
  • 55. Leafsnap
  • 56. Leafsnapbrowse by location
  • 57. Visuals that enable learning
  • 58. Informative visuals
  • 59. Informative visuals
  • 60. Informative visuals
  • 61. Informative visuals
  • 62. Informative visuals
  • 63. Informative visuals
  • 64. Informative visuals
  • 65. Informative visuals
  • 66. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
  • 67. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
  • 68. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
  • 69. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
  • 70. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III
  • 71. Visuals you can touchHeart Pro III video demo: http://j.mp/heartpro2
  • 72. Audio that enables learning
  • 73. Audio learning
  • 74. Audio learning
  • 75. Audio learning
  • 76. Audio learning
  • 77. Audio learning
  • 78. Audio learning
  • 79. Audio learning
  • 80. Audio learning
  • 81. innovation in visual & sound design
  • 82. Graphic novels
  • 83. Graphic novels
  • 84. Graphic novels
  • 85. Graphic novels
  • 86. Graphic novels
  • 87. Zoom and swipe
  • 88. Zoom and swipe
  • 89. Double tap
  • 90. Innovative layering & sound designvideo, 1:13 minhttp://www.cognitocomics.com/operationajax/
  • 91. Social interaction
  • 92. Social interactionInkling textbooksFollow anyone using yourbook, see their notes andhighlights in real time, createrunning discussionsanywhere, and star the mosthelpful notes.
  • 93. Creating interactive books
  • 94. much more to explore
  • 95. 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
  • 96. 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
  • 97. Librarians should be “app-literate”
  • 98. Want to learn more?Take the onlinecourse in October http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/
  • 99. 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
  • 100. 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
  • 101. 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
  • 102. See also:http://apps4librarians.com/
  • 103. Sign up to hear about future courses http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/
  • 104. Free resource list • Books and articles • Publishers to follow • Best book appshttp://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/resources.html
  • 105. Nicole Hennighennig@mit.eduhttp://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/resources.html