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WNY/O & OCULA Spring 2011 Conference Pecha Kucha Session Slides.
Session Abstract: An increasing number of students and faculty are accessing and interacting with information through portable electronic devices such as e-readers, smartphones and tablets. Find out how University of Toronto Libraries are joining their users in mobile spaces through staff professional development opportunities, technology lending projects, e-content delivery and application sharing.

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  • Photo by Libraryman – Michael PorterPictured:BookenCybook Opus, BookenCybookOrizon, BenQnReader K61, BVelocity Micro Cruz Reader, iPad, Augen 7inche eReader w/ text to speech, kobo eReader Kindle 2, Kindle DX ASUS prototype folding eReader, Borders NookA great list of eReaders with lots of specs and details:
  • Photo By The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn
  • By jblyberg – John Blyberg
  • The IDRC Digital Library (IDL) is the Centre's institutional repository of research regarding scientific and technological solutions to multidisciplinary problems.National Academies Press National Academies Press (NAP) publishes reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health. Many of these books can be downloaded whole or by the chapter in PDF form after registering with the site by providing your e-mail address.
  • Poll staff on their existing knowledge - look internally for expertiseCreate generic accounts to manage devices/contentMake sure you record feedback!Allow staff to showcase and build on their expertise.


  • 1. Join your users in mobile spaces
    Sarah Forbes
    University of Toronto Scarborough Library
    WNY/O ACRL & OCULA Spring 2011 Conference
    April 29, 2011
  • 2. Find picture of students using mobile, ereaders,
    Robin Canuel, Chad Crichton, (2011) "Canadian academic libraries and the mobile web", New Library World, Vol. 112 Iss: 3/4, pp.107 - 120
  • 3. eBook Readers Galore!
  • 4. Phase 1: Kindle
  • 5. Documentation
  • 6. Evolution of Readers : Phase 2 - iPad
  • 7.
  • 8.
  • 9. Finding eBooks
    • Google Books
    • 10. Internet Archive
    • 11. Project Gutenberg
    • 12. IDRC Digital Library
    • 13. Scholars Portal Books
  • 14. App Inventory
  • 15. UTL Mobile
  • 16. UTL Mobile App (iPhone version)
    • Catalogue – mobile catalogue version
    • 17. Libraries – search function – descriptions included
    • 18. Library Hours – search function (have to click library before viewing hours)
    • 19. My Account – prompts for barcode and pin
    • 20. New Books (not on the browser)
    • 21. News & Events
    • 22. Contact Us
    • 23. Feedback
  • 24. UTL Mobile Browser
    Search the library catalogue – standard version
    Articles – not on the app
    RefWorks – not on the app - goes to RefMobile –
    Hours – see hours directly on page –
    Classes (at St. George)
    News (same content as app)
  • 25. Mobile Browsers
    Scholars Portal Journals
    SciFinder Mobile
  • 26. Testing Existing Content
  • 27. Creating New Content
  • 28. Campus Partners
  • 29. InforumResources
  • 30. Assessment
  • 31.
  • 32. Parting Thoughts
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