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Time to Go MobileCreating a Mobile Campus Tour at Georgetown College Ben Rawlins Electronic Resources Librarian Georgetown...
Undertaking the Initiative• Why we decided to undertake this project     • Valuable to Georgetown College     • Incorporat...
Before We Get Started• What we needed before we got started    • Approval from Provost    • Contact with Development Offic...
Development TeamGreg Decker         Sandy Baird            Ben RawlinsCatalog Librarian   Archives Coordinator   Electroni...
Mobile Campus Tours
Mobile Campus Tours
Up First• What do we name this project?    •   TigerTrail [already taken]    •   TigerTales [already taken]    •   TigerTo...
Next• What do we include?    • Campus Map    • Trax       – Buildings           » Then Buildings and Sites to include athl...
Gathering Information and         Images– Information on website– Collaboration with the Art Department– Archives– Yearboo...
Framework• Framework we used  – jQuery Mobile     • Touch-optimized framework     • Compatible with many       different p...
Timeline• Timeline of Project     • Started Jan 30, 2012     • Released August 18, 2012        – Spaces and Places also in...
First Release• First Release  – Demo    (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu/origina    l/index.html)
Redesign• Redesign  – Demo (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu)  – Reevaluation of Historical Walking Tour
Redesign• Redesign  – Demo (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu)  – Reevaluation of Historical Walking Tour
Analytics638 visits (as of March 12, 2013)
Future Plans• iPad/Tablet Version
Future Plans
Future Plans– App  • Android and iOS  • Camera Function
Future Plans– More Trax  • Admissions  • Presidents of GC– Audio/Oral Histories
Questions?
Thank You
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Time to go mobile

  1. 1. Time to Go MobileCreating a Mobile Campus Tour at Georgetown College Ben Rawlins Electronic Resources Librarian Georgetown College
  2. 2. Undertaking the Initiative• Why we decided to undertake this project • Valuable to Georgetown College • Incorporate things on campus that people were unaware of – Historical walking tour – Public Sculpture Collection • Opportunity for collaboration across campus • Importance of Mobile
  3. 3. Before We Get Started• What we needed before we got started • Approval from Provost • Contact with Development Office • Server space from ITS
  4. 4. Development TeamGreg Decker Sandy Baird Ben RawlinsCatalog Librarian Archives Coordinator Electronic Resources Librarian
  5. 5. Mobile Campus Tours
  6. 6. Mobile Campus Tours
  7. 7. Up First• What do we name this project? • TigerTrail [already taken] • TigerTales [already taken] • TigerTour [worked for a little while] • TigerVision [thought we had it, but I was wrong] • TigerTrax [We have a Winner (finally)!!!]
  8. 8. Next• What do we include? • Campus Map • Trax – Buildings » Then Buildings and Sites to include athletics and outdoor facilities – Historical Markers – Sculptures • Images • Audio?
  9. 9. Gathering Information and Images– Information on website– Collaboration with the Art Department– Archives– Yearbooks– College’s Flickr Account– Written by Library staff
  10. 10. Framework• Framework we used – jQuery Mobile • Touch-optimized framework • Compatible with many different platforms • Great Documentation and Examples • PhotoSwipe – jQuery Mobile Photo Plugin
  11. 11. Timeline• Timeline of Project • Started Jan 30, 2012 • Released August 18, 2012 – Spaces and Places also included (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu/original/spaces.ht ml) • Redesigned February 27, 2013
  12. 12. First Release• First Release – Demo (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu/origina l/index.html)
  13. 13. Redesign• Redesign – Demo (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu) – Reevaluation of Historical Walking Tour
  14. 14. Redesign• Redesign – Demo (http://tigertrax.georgetowncollege.edu) – Reevaluation of Historical Walking Tour
  15. 15. Analytics638 visits (as of March 12, 2013)
  16. 16. Future Plans• iPad/Tablet Version
  17. 17. Future Plans
  18. 18. Future Plans– App • Android and iOS • Camera Function
  19. 19. Future Plans– More Trax • Admissions • Presidents of GC– Audio/Oral Histories
  20. 20. Questions?
  21. 21. Thank You

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