Advanced Topics in Mobile Technology for Libraries

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Advanced Topics in Mobile Technology for Libraries

  1. 1. ADVANCED TOPICS in Mobile Technologies for Libraries Photo by yum9me - http://flic.kr/p/55M14o
  2. 2. LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  3. 3. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting
  4. 4. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting• Examine and make decisions about the best platform for their particular library to focus on
  5. 5. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting• Examine and make decisions about the best platform for their particular library to focus on• Explain to library management the reasons for purchasing decisions in the mobile space of internet- accessible personal devices.
  6. 6. LOTS OF TIME FOR QUESTIONS
  7. 7. WHY APPS?
  8. 8. NATIVE APP Photo by martymadrid - http://flic.kr/p/8BG4na
  9. 9. NATIVE APPTied to ecosystem Photo by martymadrid - http://flic.kr/p/8BG4na
  10. 10. NATIVE APPTied to ecosystemAccess to hardwarefunctions Photo by martymadrid - http://flic.kr/p/8BG4na
  11. 11. NATIVE APPTied to ecosystemAccess to hardwarefunctionsSpecific developmenttools needed Photo by martymadrid - http://flic.kr/p/8BG4na
  12. 12. NATIVE LIBRARY APPSDC Public Library New York Public LibraryUniversity of Houston Boopsie = manyLibraries libraries, includingCornell University WorldcatLibraries San Jose State UnivNC State WolfWalkDuke University
  13. 13. WEB APP Photo by Hugger Industries - http://flic.kr/p/8UovZp
  14. 14. WEB APPWorks across platforms Photo by Hugger Industries - http://flic.kr/p/8UovZp
  15. 15. WEB APPWorks across platformsLimited access tohardware Photo by Hugger Industries - http://flic.kr/p/8UovZp
  16. 16. WEB APPWorks across platformsLimited access tohardwareNo specific developmenttools needed Photo by Hugger Industries - http://flic.kr/p/8UovZp
  17. 17. LIBRARY WEB APPSUNC Libraries Univ of TN at ChattanoogaSkokie Public Harford County LibraryWorldcat Local (MD)JstorSummon by SerialSolutions
  18. 18. MANAGING APP PURCHASES
  19. 19. IOS APP STORE
  20. 20. IOS APP STORE Single Source “Unlimited” devicesTied to iTunes Account
  21. 21. ITUNES GIFT CARDSPhoto by yum9me - http://flic.kr/p/73m6TM
  22. 22. ANDROID APP STORE
  23. 23. ANDROIDAPP STORE Multiple Source Unlimited DevicesTied to Google Account
  24. 24. GOOGLE ANDROID APP STOREthe original android store
  25. 25. AMAZON ANDROID APP STOREamazon bringing serious competition
  26. 26. VERIZON ANDROID APP STOREcarriers want a piece of the money
  27. 27. PLATFORMDEVELOPMENT
  28. 28. APPLE IOS APP STOREiOS SDKMust pay $99 a year to maintain membershipMust follow the rules
  29. 29. ANDROID APP STOREAndroid SDK$25 a year for Android store, $99 for Amazon AppStoreMust follow the rules...if you want to play in theirplayground
  30. 30. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT
  31. 31. WEB APP DEVELOPMENTCommon standards, open tools: HTML, CSS,Javascript
  32. 32. WEB APP DEVELOPMENTCommon standards, open tools: HTML, CSS,JavascriptNo additional cost beyond website
  33. 33. WEB APP DEVELOPMENTCommon standards, open tools: HTML, CSS,JavascriptNo additional cost beyond websiteExisting frameworks to build on
  34. 34. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT
  35. 35. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT MIT Mobile Web - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ mitmobileweb/
  36. 36. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT MIT Mobile Web - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ mitmobileweb/ Google IUI - http://code.google.com/p/iui/
  37. 37. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT MIT Mobile Web - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ mitmobileweb/ Google IUI - http://code.google.com/p/iui/ Jason Clark @ Montana U - http://bit.ly/odWNoW
  38. 38. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT MIT Mobile Web - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ mitmobileweb/ Google IUI - http://code.google.com/p/iui/ Jason Clark @ Montana U - http://bit.ly/odWNoW PhoneGap - http://www.phonegap.com/
  39. 39. WEB APP DEVELOPMENT MIT Mobile Web - http://sourceforge.net/projects/ mitmobileweb/ Google IUI - http://code.google.com/p/iui/ Jason Clark @ Montana U - http://bit.ly/odWNoW PhoneGap - http://www.phonegap.com/ Chad Haefele’s Mobile Site Generator - http:// www.hiddenpeanuts.com/msg/
  40. 40. APPLICATIONS FOR LIBRARIANS
  41. 41. FOR LIBRARIANS
  42. 42. GOODREADERFile-system, PDF Markup, MS Office files, syncs with Dropbox
  43. 43. PA G E SBest document creation on iOS
  44. 44. KEYNOTEBest presentation tool on any platform
  45. 45. EVERNOTENotebook, scanner, outboard brain
  46. 46. DROPBOXMagical file storage
  47. 47. SUMASpace analysis & Statistics
  48. 48. FROM PATRONS
  49. 49. BOOKMYNESyrsi-Dynix mobile app
  50. 50. G A L E D ATA B A S E SThree versions
  51. 51. ELSEVIER SCIVERSEMultiple apps...again
  52. 52. OVERDRIVEBest we’ve got
  53. 53. MANGO LANGUAGES34 Foreign Languages available, 14 ESL
  54. 54. IBOOKApple’s ebook offering
  55. 55. KINDLEAmazon’s juggernaut
  56. 56. NOOKBarnes & Noble
  57. 57. N O O K K I D S F O R I PA DChildren-specific Nook app
  58. 58. S TA N Z ACompanion app to excellent desktop app
  59. 59. I N T E R N AT I O N A L C H I L D R E N ’ SD I G I TA L L I B R A RYChildren’s books with an international focus
  60. 60. A S T O RY B E F O R E B E DMaybe the sweetest ebook app of all
  61. 61. PLATFORM CHOICES FOR YOUR LIBRARY
  62. 62. IOS VS ANDROID
  63. 63. IPAD = DEFINITEANDROID = ALTERNATE
  64. 64. CONCLUSION
  65. 65. LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  66. 66. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting
  67. 67. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting• Examine and make decisions about the best platform for their particular library to focus on
  68. 68. LEARNING OBJECTIVES• Demonstrate awareness of apps for mobile devices that may be useful in a library setting• Examine and make decisions about the best platform for their particular library to focus on• Explain to library management the reasons for purchasing decisions in the mobile space of internet- accessible personal devices.
  69. 69. JASON GRIFFEY Associate Professor Head of Library ITUniversity of TN at Chattanooga jasongriffey.net griffey@gmail.com @griffey

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