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Sarah Forbes, University of Toronto Scarborough …

Sarah Forbes, University of Toronto Scarborough

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: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_readers
  • Photo By The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn
  • By jblyberg – John Blyberg

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  • 1. Join your users in mobile spaces
    Sarah Forbes
    University of Toronto Scarborough Library
    WNY/O ACRL & OCULA Spring 2011 Conference
    April 29, 2011
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/csaila/3648816968/
  • 2. eBook Readers Galore!
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/libraryman/5052936803/in/photostream/
  • 3. Phase 1: Kindle
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/38314728@N08/4040927469/
  • 4. Documentation
  • 5. Evolution of Readers : Phase 2 - iPad
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/jblyberg/4505413539/in/photostream/
  • 6.
  • 7.
  • 8. Finding eBooks
    • Google Books
    • 9. Internet Archive
    • 10. Project Gutenberg
    • 11. IDRC Digital Library
    • 12. Scholars Portal Books
    http://www.diigo.com/list/smforbes/ebooks
  • 13. App Inventory
  • 14. UTL Mobile
  • 15. UTL Mobile App (iPhone version)
    • Catalogue – mobile catalogue version
    • 16. Libraries – search function – descriptions included
    • 17. Library Hours – search function (have to click library before viewing hours)
    • 18. My Account – prompts for barcode and pin
    • 19. New Books (not on the browser)
    • 20. News & Events
    • 21. Contact Us
    • 22. Feedback
    http://resource.library.utoronto.ca/mobile/app.html
  • 23. UTL Mobile Browser
    Search the library catalogue – standard version
    Renew
    Articles – not on the app
    RefWorks – not on the app - goes to RefMobile –http://refworks.scholarsportal.info/mobile
    Hours – see hours directly on page –
    Libraries
    Contact
    Feedback
    Classes (at St. George)
    News (same content as app)
    http://m.utlib.ca
  • 24. Mobile Browsers
    Scholars Portal Journals
    RefMobile
    SciFinder Mobile
  • 25. Testing Existing Content
    http://guides.library.utoronto.ca/
  • 26. Creating New Content
  • 27. Campus Partners
    http://ctl.utsc.utoronto.ca/technology/m-learning
  • 28. InforumResources
    https://www.ischool.utoronto.ca/equipment
  • 29. Assessment
  • 30. http://svy.mk/mMbIUm
  • 31. For more information
    sforbes@utsc.utoronto.ca
    Twitter: 4Bes
    Come see me at the CLA Poster Presentations!