No Cell Phones Please, the Performance is Beginning - NOT!


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Presentation for the Ohio Library Support Staff Institute on July 27, 2010 on mobile services and access.

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No Cell Phones Please, the Performance is Beginning - NOT!

  1. 1. Ohio Library Support Staff Institute<br />July 27, 2010<br />Baldwin-Wallace College<br />No Cell Phones Please,the Performance is Beginning <br /> - NOT!<br />(Mobile Access)<br />
  2. 2. Presentation online:<br /><br />
  3. 3. Brian C. Gray<br />Head of Reference<br />Engineering, Math & Statistics Librarian<br />Kelvin Smith Library<br />Case Western Reserve University<br />Adjunct Faculty, KSU SLIS<br />Web 2.0 & technology<br />Email:<br />Blog:<br />
  4. 4. Maybe the first presentation where you are asked to use your phones…<br />Lets learn about you:<br />Cellular<br />iPod, iTouch, iPad<br />E-reader<br />
  5. 5. Ideas<br />Examples<br />Possibilities<br />We are not in a movie theatre so please interrupt.<br />
  6. 6. We wish everyone worked in the library…<br />
  7. 7. “Librarian in the Laboratory”<br />
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  10. 10. Consider<br />time & place<br />of need<br />
  11. 11. Do we design mobile websites or mobile apps?<br />
  12. 12. Libraries were already “playing” mobile: Virtual Chat & IM<br />
  13. 13. Text Messaging & Skype<br />
  14. 14. Cuyahoga County Public Library:Text Message Notification<br />Items requested are ready for pickup<br />Items borrowed are due to be returned (3-day notice)<br />Any overdue notices<br />Renew your library materials from any courtesy notice. Text back RENEWALL and follow the prompts.<br />
  15. 15. Miami of Ohio: Ask Us<br /><br />Text your question<br />Answer to your question will be sent to you via text messages momentarily<br />
  16. 16. Miami of Ohio: Catalog Records<br />
  17. 17. Mobile Access toData and Information<br />62% of all Americans are part of a wireless, mobile population that participates in digital activities away from home or work.<br />Pew Internet<br />Mar 5, 2008<br /><br /> Mobile-Access-to-Data-and-Information.aspx<br />
  18. 18. Wireless Internet Use<br />More than half of adult Americans have accessed the internet wirelessly on some device, such as a laptop, cell phone, MP3 player, or game console.<br />Pew Internet<br />Jul 22, 2009<br /><br /> 12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx<br />
  19. 19. Wireless Internet Use<br />On the typical day, nearly one-fifth (19%) of Americans use the internet on a mobile device, up substantially from the 11% level recorded in December 2007.<br />Pew Internet<br />Jul 22, 2009<br /><br /> 12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx<br />
  20. 20. Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Past Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back<br />Cell phone ownership among adults has risen to 85% as of<br />April 2009.<br />Pew Internet<br />Aug 19, 2009<br /><br />
  21. 21. Teens and Mobile Phones Over the Past Five Years: Pew Internet Looks Back<br />Mobile phone use has climbed steadily among teens ages 12 to 17 to 71% in early 2008.<br />Pew Internet<br />Aug 19, 2009<br /><br /> 14--Teens-and-Mobile-Phones-Data-Memo.aspx<br />
  22. 22. Mobile Interfaces<br />
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  25. 25. Visit on your mobile phone’s browser. Type in your search term and click the “Go” button.<br />
  26. 26. You’ll get up to 10 article abstracts with citations. You can e-mail the list to yourself for future viewing, or read the abstracts right on your phone. <br />To view the full text of an article, e-mail it to yourself. If you’re a subscriber, you’ll be able to view the article directly from the main IEEE Xplore site. Non-subscribers can purchase the article or subscribe to the IEEE Xplore digital library.<br />
  27. 27. Searchable, multi-journal, up-to-the-minute live stream of new peer-reviewed research content<br />Also includes a "Latest News" feed from Chemical and Engineering News<br />
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  29. 29. Phone Web Emulator<br /><br /><br />
  30. 30. Video<br />In June of 2009, CISCO estimated that 90% of all consumer IP traffic will be video by 2013.<br />
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  33. 33. Plug-in Page<br />
  34. 34. E-Devices<br />
  35. 35. Are we listening & watching our users?<br />Are the info needs driving the tools?<br />Are libraries defaulting to info vendors?<br />Lets Make Sure We Are In The Game!<br />
  36. 36. No Cell Phones Please, the Performance is Beginning – Not! (Mobile Access)<br />Brian C. Gray<br />Kelvin Smith Library, Case Western Reserve University <br /><br /><br /><br /><br />