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The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
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The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
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The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
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The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries
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The Book as App: Multi-Touch Ebooks and Their Future in Libraries

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A talk given at Internet Librarian 2013 in Monterey, CA. Oct. 29, 2013. It's a look at various multi-touch, multimedia ebooks that create learning experiences for all types of readers, including …

A talk given at Internet Librarian 2013 in Monterey, CA. Oct. 29, 2013. It's a look at various multi-touch, multimedia ebooks that create learning experiences for all types of readers, including people with disabilities. Included are ideas for library programs and services using interactive ebooks.

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  • 1. A204 – Transforming Services: iPads, Ebooks, & Tablets The Book as App: multi-touch ebooks & their future in libraries Internet Librarian October 29, 2013, 3:15 pm Nicole Hennig http://nicolehennig.com http://tinyurl.com/il2013bookapps
  • 2. So many! Worth exploring.
  • 3. Enabling learning
  • 4. Assistive technology
  • 5. Let’s recommend & review more interactive book apps.
  • 6. I’ll provide some resources to help with this.
  • 7. Slides http://tinyurl.com/il2013bookapps (PDF) http://www.slideshare.net/nic221/presentations
  • 8. 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 as audio, animation, zoom, geo-location and more
  • 9. Published as a book and as an app
  • 10. London: A City Through Time http://j.mp/londonapp2 Video demo 1:51 minutes
  • 11. Browsing by timeline
  • 12. Browsing by location
  • 13. Panoramic photos
  • 14. Documentary films & photos
  • 15. London: a city through time • complete text of the London Encyclopedia • 2,000 rare prints (art & photos) • 35 documentary films • 71 zoomable panoramas http://www.heuristicmedia.tv/london-a-city-through-time.php • 20 “spinnable” artifacts • audio tours
  • 16. When you publish a book as an app, interesting things are possible.
  • 17. Mobile device capabilities • Front and rear cameras • Built-in microphone • Built-in speakers and headphone jacks • Accelerometer • Gyroscope • Compass • M7 motion coprocessor (iPhone 5s) • Location-awareness • Touchscreen • Data storage • Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity • Bluetooth connectivity
  • 18. All Technology is Assistive Technology https://medium.com/thoughtful-design/a8b9a581eb62 “All people, over the course of their lives, traffic between times of relative independence and dependence.”
  • 19. What book apps can offer 1) different ways to search 2) visual & audio-enabling learning 3) social interaction
  • 20. 1) different ways to search
  • 21. Voice search
  • 22. Voice search by Nuance, makers of Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • 23. Voice search
  • 24. Voice search
  • 25. Leafsnap Visual search • Columbia University • University of Maryland • Smithsonian Institution http://leafsnap.com/
  • 26. Leafsnap
  • 27. Leafsnap
  • 28. Leafsnap
  • 29. Leafsnap
  • 30. Leafsnap location-aware
  • 31. 2) Visuals that enable learning
  • 32. Informative visuals http://www.touchpress.com/titles/leonardo-da-vinci-anatomy/
  • 33. Informative visuals
  • 34. Informative visuals
  • 35. Embedded translation
  • 36. Informative visuals
  • 37. Informative visuals
  • 38. Visuals you can touch & move Heart Pro III http://applications.3d4medical.com/heart_pro
  • 39. Brain & Nervous System Pro III http://applications.3d4medical.com/brain_nervous.php
  • 40. Heart Pro III http://vimeo.com/20239050 video demo 1:38 minutes
  • 41. 2) Audio that enables learning
  • 42. Audio learning http://petersonguides.com/apps/apps.php
  • 43. Audio learning
  • 44. Audio learning
  • 45. Audio learning
  • 46. Audio learning
  • 47. 3) Social interaction
  • 48. Social interaction inside the book Inkling textbooks http://www.inkling.com/
  • 49. Inkling textbooks
  • 50. Creating interactive books
  • 51. Publish digital collections as interactive books New York Public Library: NYPL Point http://www.nypl.org/point
  • 52. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 53. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 54. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 55. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 56. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 57. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 58. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 59. Publish digital collections as interactive books
  • 60. iBooks Author http://www.slideshare.net/nic221/ibooks-author-creating-multitouch-books-for-ipad
  • 61. Other authoring platforms $4.99
  • 62. Much more to explore.
  • 63. More to explore memory aids • character notes • timelines • quizzes • notes/highlighting helping readers understand • better endnotes • adaptive learning systems • peer-to-peer help • author-to-reader help active pictures • panning & zooming • augmented reality • multi-state photos • interactive charts audio • sounds & soundtracks • audio captions • language learning new layouts • infinite canvas • variable sized viewports • stories that scroll • hands-free page turning Adapted from Breaking the Page
  • 64. More to explore new forms • pop-up pages • multiple points of entry • location-aware texts • transmedia short-form content • piecemeal prose • short form content communal compositions • text mashups • curated collections • crowd-sourced compositions • networked collections marketing tools • new kinds of covers • book trailers • sneak peaks personalization • be the narrator • adaptive content • build your own book Adapted from Breaking the Page
  • 65. Guide to interactive book apps http://tinyurl.com/bookapps Please share!
  • 66. Book apps The guide links to ... http://tinyurl.com/bookapps
  • 67. The guide links to ... http://tinyurl.com/bookapps Articles Books
  • 68. The mission of libraries The mission of a library is to improve society through facilitating knowledge creation in the community.
  • 69. Apps are tools for facilitating knowledge-creation.
  • 70. Let’s become “app-literate.”
  • 71. App-literacy • Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines • Mobile device capabilities • Legality of jailbreaking • Accessibility features • The best apps in your field • How to review apps
  • 72. What we can do
  • 73. Recommend apps http://smallwow.com/apps
  • 74. Offer workshops http://www.slideshare.net/nic221/apps-for-academics-mit-libraries
  • 75. Include interactive book apps in your guides & workshops.
  • 76. Include interactive ebooks on your mobile devices.
  • 77. Publish your digital collections as interactive books http://exhibitions.nypl.org/biblion/
  • 78. Help users create & publish http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/05/ux/to-remain-relevant-libraries-should-help-patrons-create/
  • 79. Best practices http://www.publishingtoolkit.org/ Milne Library, SUNY Geneseo Monroe County Library System
  • 80. Quality reviews of apps are needed!
  • 81. App Review Checklist http://tinyurl.com/review-apps PDF, 2 pages
  • 82. Forthcoming books in 2014 Best Apps for Academics A guide to the best apps for education & research http://bestappsforacademics.com/ Apps for Librarians Using the best mobile technology to educate, create and engage Libraries Unlimited, 2014 http://apps4librarians.com/thebook/
  • 83. Online courses Apps for Librarians & Educators Become an Expert in Mobile Apps http://apps4librarians.com/ The Book as iPad App Multi-touch ebooks and their Future in Libraries http://apps4librarians.com/bookapps/
  • 84. Let me know what you’re doing with interactive books. nic@hennigweb.com
  • 85. Sign up for updates http://tinyurl.com/librarians2013 Nicole Hennig http://nicolehennig.com
  • 86. “Location-flexible librarians” Thinking of working online? Let’s meet for dinner! http://dinearounds.infotoday.com/il2013 http://locationflexiblelife.com/
  • 87. Librarians Let’s review mobile apps! Download the App Review Checklist http://tinyurl.com/review-apps Let’s provide interactive ebooks! Guide to interactive ebooks http://tinyurl.com/bookapps These slides: http://tinyurl.com/il2013bookapps

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