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This presentation was given as part of a workshop for Graduate School Media Zoo, University of Leicester, UK. It took place 14 December 2011.

This presentation was given as part of a workshop for Graduate School Media Zoo, University of Leicester, UK. It took place 14 December 2011.


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  • 1. Research on the Move Using mobile devices for research Terese Bird Learning Technologist With thanks to Emma Kimberley for her prior work
  • 2. Contact details
    • http://www.le.ac.uk/gsmz
    • Facebook group: Graduate School Reading Room
    • Terese Bird: [email_address]
    • Beyond Distance Research Alliance: http://www.le.ac.uk/beyonddistance
  • 3. What’s the point of mobile?
    • New conference-going behaviour
    • Amplification of everything
    • Availability of more/smaller devices
    • Many research materials available electronically
    Photo by World Economic Forum on Flickr
  • 4. What’s the point of mobile?
    • What you need from your computer, smaller, and with you anywhere
    • Maximises time
    • Capture and record info on site
    • Space constrictions or socially more acceptable than a laptop
    • The iPad has changed everything
    Photo by NASA Goddard Photo & Video on Flickr
  • 5. Devices
    • Smartphone (the iPhone 3Gs is now free)
    • iPad
    • iPod touch
    • Other tablets
    Photo by Andreas Blixt on Flickr
  • 6. Apps for…
    • Research
    • Reading
    • Productivity
    • Referencing
    • Medical
    • Teaching & Presenting
  • 7. PRODUCTIVITY
    • Remember the Milk
    • Evernote
    • Dropbox
    • Apps to help you organise life and research
  • 8. Remember the Milk
    • Task list accessible anywhere
    • Tag tasks with time, date, priority, location, work/personal/study, your own created tags, etc.
    • Alerts – using time or geotag
    • Synchs with online version
    • Free online
    • Need pro to use app
  • 9. Evernote
    • Save notes and access almost anywhere
    • Picture and voice notes
    • Synchs with online and desktop versions
    • Free
    • Works on anything
  • 10. Dropbox
    • Save files to an online ‘dropbox’
    • Read and amend online
    • 2gb of free storage space
    • Free
  • 11. JotNot Pro
    • Scans documents into your phone
    • Can scan multi-page documents
    • Save, sort, email, share scans
    • Compatible with evernote
    • iPhone only
    • $0.99
  • 12. Suggestions for use…
    • JotNot + Evernote + Dropbox
    • = paperless mobile office!
  • 13. QR codes saves typing url
    • QR Droid for Android
    • QR Reader for iPhone
  • 14. Audiotorium – notes plus sound It’s recording!
  • 15. Dragon Dictate Photo courtesy of Scott Woods Fehr on Flickr
  • 16. Siri – Voice recognition http://tinyurl.com/siridemonstrate Photo from Apple website: http://www.apple.com/iphone/features/siri.html
  • 17. RESEARCH
  • 18. Scopus
    • Search across Scopus articles, citations
    • View abstracts
    • Set up email alerts of favourite searches and author citations
    • Annotate articles with your notes
    • Share article links through email
  • 19. IOP Science Express
  • 20. RSS Feed-related: Flipboard and Feeddler
  • 21. IIT Library Apps Guide
    • http://tinyrul.com/appslibiit
  • 22. My Altitude Tells altitude, pressure, boiling point
  • 23. Star Walk
    • Point your iPhone at the sky, Star Walk tells what stars you are looking at
  • 24. Kindle
    • Download and read books
    • Lots of free books available
    • Search, highlight and annotate
    • Synchs with desktop version and Kindle device
    • Change background and brightness
    • iPhone/Pod/Pad, Android
    • Free
  • 25. REFERENCING
  • 26. Mendeley
    • Excellent bibliographic software, allows notes to be added to PDFs
    • Diigo – save bookmarks from the web, share with others
  • 27. QuickCite
    • http://quickcite.it/
    • Find a book
    • Take a picture of the barcode
    • Citation in preferred format is emailed to you
    • Free
    • iPhone and android
  • 28. iTunes U
  • 29. iTunes U mobile materials from universities and research bodies
    • Free
    • Video, audio, ebooks
    • 800+ universities plus CERN, NASA, Museums
    • Beautiful on Apple devices
    • For nonApple devices:
    • http://www.salling.com/mediasync
    • Or Winamp
  • 30. Read books & articles packed into your choice of mobile devices Photo courtesy of Cloned Milkmen on Flickr
    • iAnnotate PDF
    • Instapaper – saves webpages for you to read when you’re not online
    • EZ PDF Reader for Android
  • 31. MEDICAL
    • Only two samples – there are tonnes!
  • 32.
    • Pregnancy and iMuscle
  • 33. TEACHING AND PRESENTING
  • 34. Prezi for iPad
    • http://prezi.com/ipad/
    Image by rosefirerising on Flickr
  • 35. PollEverywhere
    • Students vote using ordinary SMS text, or by logging into a browser (can be via smartphone browser)
    • Results come up instantly on the screen
    • Let’s try it!
  • 36. Android for Academics
    • Keep attendance registers
    • Keep grades
    • www.androidforacademics.com