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Mobile Library<br />Brett Williams<br />Systems Librarian<br />College of the North Atlantic - Qatar<br />
Overview<br />Why mobile?<br />Apps<br />Mobile Websites<br />Examples<br />Library Website Progress<br />
Why Mobile?<br />
2010 Horizon Report from EDUCAUSE<br />Digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every dis...
Mobile computing, by which we mean use of the network-capable devices students are already carrying.<br />
The Mobile World<br />Apple (IOS)<br />Google (Android & ChromeOS)<br />HP/Palm (WebOS)<br />Microsoft (Windows Phone 7)<b...
Apps<br />Offline content<br />Games, audio, maps<br />Online Content<br />Real time, gps, location<br />No standards acro...
Mobile Websites<br />Used by any device, even a desktop computer<br />Can be integrated with Apps that provide offline con...
University of Saskatchewan<br />WAP Interface<br />Simple phone interface<br />
App<br />Website<br />
Website<br />
App<br />
Cambridge<br />Same back-end as FALCON<br />
Website<br />http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/mob/camlib.cgi#menu<br />
Arizona State University<br />Summon<br />Same vendor FALCON and  most of the support software comes from<br />
Website<br />
Library Mobile Website<br />
http://goo.gl/YIeu<br />Look for me in the 2-5 year section of the Horizon Report<br />http://cna-qatar.libguides.com/mobi...
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  1. 1. Mobile Library<br />Brett Williams<br />Systems Librarian<br />College of the North Atlantic - Qatar<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Why mobile?<br />Apps<br />Mobile Websites<br />Examples<br />Library Website Progress<br />
  3. 3. Why Mobile?<br />
  4. 4. 2010 Horizon Report from EDUCAUSE<br />Digital media literacy continues its rise in importance as a key skill in every discipline and profession.<br />On the near-term horizon — that is, within the next 12 months — are mobile computing and open content.<br />
  5. 5. Mobile computing, by which we mean use of the network-capable devices students are already carrying.<br />
  6. 6. The Mobile World<br />Apple (IOS)<br />Google (Android & ChromeOS)<br />HP/Palm (WebOS)<br />Microsoft (Windows Phone 7)<br />Nokia (Symbian^3 & Meego)<br />RIM (Blackberry) <br />
  7. 7. Apps<br />Offline content<br />Games, audio, maps<br />Online Content<br />Real time, gps, location<br />No standards across platforms<br />New apps for each platform (and sometimes version)<br />Windows Mobile 6 to Windows Mobile 7<br />
  8. 8. Mobile Websites<br />Used by any device, even a desktop computer<br />Can be integrated with Apps that provide offline content – if desired.<br />Existing standards<br />CSS, HTML<br />Possibilities<br />HTML 5, CSS 3<br />Offline storage for webapps<br />
  9. 9. University of Saskatchewan<br />WAP Interface<br />Simple phone interface<br />
  10. 10. App<br />Website<br />
  11. 11. Website<br />
  12. 12. App<br />
  13. 13. Cambridge<br />Same back-end as FALCON<br />
  14. 14. Website<br />http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/mob/camlib.cgi#menu<br />
  15. 15. Arizona State University<br />Summon<br />Same vendor FALCON and most of the support software comes from<br />
  16. 16. Website<br />
  17. 17. Library Mobile Website<br />
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  22. 22. http://goo.gl/YIeu<br />Look for me in the 2-5 year section of the Horizon Report<br />http://cna-qatar.libguides.com/mobile<br />

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