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These were the best presentations from the m-Libraries International Conference in Brisbane. Permission was sought and obtained from the authors of the various presentations to reproduce their work.

These were the best presentations from the m-Libraries International Conference in Brisbane. Permission was sought and obtained from the authors of the various presentations to reproduce their work.

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  • The Third International m-libraries Conference Brisbane 11-13 May 2011 The conference explored and shared work carried out in libraries around the world to deliver services and resources to users ‘on the move’, via a growing plethora of mobile and handheld devices.
  • App Demo – Yellowhead Regional (Alberta, US) Abilene Christian Universtiy – Video - Every student is given an iPhone  App Demo - Inkling App - Inkling - textbook on steroids. You sign a deal with them and pay them to turn your book into a digital form.  adding notes to text, highlighting content, social media on it so students can share notes etc. JOINT VENTURE between publishing house and inkling App Demo - Popplet - create content & share ideas in a tutorial environment
  • Screencasts  - Software that enables capturing actions on the screen e.g. camtasia The cloud - Screencasts.com, Vimeo, Blip.TV, Repository  Video and HTML 5 http://diveintohtml5.org/video.html ANTS - ANimated Tutorial Sharing Projects   Libraries working together to create open source learning objects - http://ants.wetpaint.com/ ANTS looking for regional reps so please contact them. Online Library Tours – e.g. Griffith University
  • A lot of us are a bunch of Lisa Simpsons creating services for Bart The phone is the heart of the user experience  Libraries are the heart of the campus Students are focused at the lesson and event level Essay, test, exam Library at the heart of the community but no longer just physical USABILITY - Ask the users how much privacy they are willing to give up and tailor solutions and UX based on personal info the user is willing to give up
  • A lot of us are a bunch of Lisa Simpsons creating services for Bart The phone is the heart of the user experience  Libraries are the heart of the campus Students are focused at the lesson and event level Essay, test, exam Library at the heart of the community but no longer just physical USABILITY - Ask the users how much privacy they are willing to give up and tailor solutions and UX based on personal info the user is willing to give up
  • . Visiting different sections like LLOs and other staff for non smartphones users    And visit different pages to collect words from each page or section which would then form a phrase
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  • The Third International m-libraries Conference Brisbane 11-13 May 2011 Jon Steingiesser Senior Web Coordinator, Information Services
  • Intro The Third International m-libraries Conference Brisbane 11-13 May 2011 The conference explored and shared work carried out in libraries around the world to deliver services and resources to users ‘on the move’, via a growing plethora of mobile and handheld devices. Previous Conferences: - 2007 Open Uni in UK - 2009 Uni of British Columbia & Athabasca Uni (Open)
  • Conference Participants
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  • Day 1 – First Workshop (AUC - Apple)
    • App Demo – Yellowhead Regional (Alberta, US)
    • Abilene Christian Universtiy – Video - Every student is given an iPhone 
    • App Demo - Inkling
  • Day 1 – Second Workshop Carmen Kazakoff-Lane ( Brandon Uni, Canada)
    • Screencasts  - Software that enables capturing actions on the screen e.g. camtasia
    • The cloud - Screencasts.com, Vimeo, Blip.TV, Repository 
    • Video and HTML 5 http://diveintohtml5.org/video.html
    • ANTS - ANimated Tutorial Sharing Projects
      •   Libraries working together to create open source learning objects - http://ants.wetpaint.com/
    • Online Library Tours – e.g. Griffith University
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  • Day 1 - Evening Networking
  • Day 2 - Conference Keynote Steven Abrams
    • “ A lot of us are a bunch of Lisa Simpsons creating services for Bart”
    • The phone is the heart of the user experience 
    • Libraries are the heart of the campus
  • Day 2 - Conference Keynote Steven Abrams
    • Students are focused at the lesson and event level
      • Essay, test, exam
    • Library at the heart of the community but no longer just physical
    • DO USABILITY STUDIES – do not assume your know your users
  • Kolding main Public Library Denmark   Nicolai Dupont Heidemann
    • Mobile literacy at a public library
    • Giving ALL employees smartphones (as suggested at mLibraries conf in Vancouver)
    • Need to have employees that can use this technology and communicate it to users
    • Project –
      • develop staff mobile skills
      • use these skills in the development of mob services
      • develop a mobile learning model for staff
  • Kolding main Public Library Denmark   Nicolai Dupont Heidemann
    • Criteria for selecting phone – Number one was price then usability.
  • The Open University UK Hassan Sheikh and Keren Mills
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  • Charles Darwin University Julie Cartwright, Sally Cummings, Bernadette Royal, Michelle Turner and JoAnne Witt
    • Creating an online and physical treasure hunt with QR codes for smartphones
    • Visiting different sections within the library for Smartphone users and speaking to staff for non Smartphone users 
    • In each section a student would receive a clue to collect words from each page or section which would then form a phrase
    • Finding a record and an item on the shelf with a clue inside the main cover stuck on or blue tacked
    • Linking the physical to the Virtual
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  • Treasure Hunt Results
    • Special library guide to explain the hunt, links to QR code readers etc. 
    • Tweeting and generic email lists to promote the hunt
    • Ran over 4 weeks with 223 participants. Feedback on smartphones, QR codes 153 were online and 70 on campus. 10% used the QR codes 
    • Used bitly to create shorten URL for QR codes  which gather stats on Analytics
    • Survey monkey for feedback
  • University of Technology Sydney – Sophie McDonald
    • There's a librarian in my pocket: mobile information literacy at UTS Library
    • http://prezi.com/zj3gsgcbofjh/theres-a-librarian-in-my-pocket-mobile-information-literacy-at-uts-library/
  • Bavarian State Library Germany - Klaus Ceynowa
    • Video about the Library (iPad)
    • 93,600 Manuscripts
    • 20,000 Incunabula (Books printed before 1500)
    • 140,000 16 th Century printed books
    • National competence center for digitization Technology and Workflows
  • Bavarian State Library Germany - Klaus Ceynowa
    • More than 100 projects since 1997, third-party-funded by National and European funding bodies
    • 520.000 titles online, approx. 400 Terabyte Data
    • Mass digitization with state-of-the-art technology (Scan-Robotic)
    • Public-Private-Partnership with Google(1 million Books , 17th-19th Century), contract signed in Febr. 2007
  • Scan Robots at MDZ
  • Mobile Internet
    • “ By 2013, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide.”
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  • Mobile only ...
    • Global mobile statistics 2011: URL: http://mobithinking.com/mobile-marketing-tools/latest-mobile-stats
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  • Digital Library-Content as an “App” – Why?
    • Apps: designed for the mobile internet
    • Apps: direct connection to the services we want, bypassing search on the web
    • Apps: customized for specific purposes, for enriched and enhanced usability and visibility of specific content
  • Digital Library-Content as an “App” – Why?
    • Apps: content as an instantly accessible “product”, not as the result of “filtering”, “scoping”, “refining” of an all-inclusive, vast content repository (Europeana etc.)
    • Apple App-Store: best-known, world-wide accessible “channel” for distributing specific content and services to a huge customer base
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  • iPad/iPhone-Apps of the Bavarian State Library
    • “ Famous Books” Full Title: “ Treasures of the Bavarian State Library ” (released June 2010)
    • 50 unique, ultra-rare manuscripts & early printed
    • • “ Oriental Books” (released May 2011)
    • • Digital Books formatted for the high-res, colour-brillant displays of iPad and iPhone
    • • Both Apps provide the complete books, readable from the first to the last page and: it‘s free!
  • Augmented Reality (AR)
    • Layering of Digital Information over the visual representation of the real world.
    • Usually presented via a smartphone-camera picture .
    • Is a driver of the transformation from the stationary to the mobile internet.
    • Blending of “digital” and “real” world
  • Augmented Reality App “Ludwig II”
    • Augmented Reality Application about “Ludwig II” (life, politics, places, castles)
    • Multimedia Content from the Bavarian State Library & cooperating Archives and Museums
    • Main Features
      • Location-Based Teasers & In-Depth-Information,
      • 3D-Augmented Reality (Reconstructions of planned Architecture etc.)
      • ‘ Goodies’ (Video Expert-Statements, Calender Push Messages, Collectible Major Sites 3D-Models etc.)
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  • Having all the resources you need from your university at your fingertips
  • If we don’t go mobile at UWA …
    • “ When we get to a point that a mobile version is expected of whatever content we want to interact with, not having a mobile version may cut-off desire to consume that content.”
    • Inside Higher ed: Challenges and opportunities of the small screen, November 19, 2009
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