JISC m-libs UK academic library perspective           Jo Alcock           @joeyanne          ALA LITA MCIG webinar
JISC Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries programmeFive institutional projects and acommunity support projectUK higher educ...
Institutional projects                 The Open University                University of Bristol  London School of Economic...
Macon    Mobilising Academic Content    Online    • Mobile discovery interface (using the      EBSCO API)    • Mobile auth...
M-Biblio Project – University of Bristol• Develop a mobile phone application that can  record and organise references to b...
PhoneBoothPhoneBooth will repurpose the Charles Booth Maps, Descriptive ofLondon Poverty and selected police notebooks (wh...
Mobile library community support projectEvidence Base at Birmingham City University         Owen Stephens Consulting
Evidence gatheringCollecting existing m-library case studiesGathering information on m-libraryinitiativesCollecting inform...
Community       buildingFacilitating communication withinm-library community Information sharing events Online communicati...
Useful resources          #mlibsPlease add resources using #mlibs
Further informationSupport project bloghttp://m-libraries.infoBundle of related linkshttp://bit.ly/mlibsproject
ContactJo Alcock@joeyannejo.alcock@bcu.ac.ukhttp://m-libraries.info
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The JISC Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries programme is a series of projects in UK supporting initiatives that utilise mobile computing in academic libraries. The presentation will give a brief overview of the institutional projects, and discuss the broader community support project which aims to help support and engage the emerging m-library community by reviewing and synthesising existing research and evidence-based guidance.

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  1. 1. JISC m-libs UK academic library perspective Jo Alcock @joeyanne ALA LITA MCIG webinar
  2. 2. JISC Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries programmeFive institutional projects and acommunity support projectUK higher education focusNovember 2011 - August 2012
  3. 3. Institutional projects The Open University University of Bristol London School of Economics and Political Science City University London
  4. 4. Macon Mobilising Academic Content Online • Mobile discovery interface (using the EBSCO API) • Mobile authentication bookmarklet tool • Good practice toolkit for publishers and libraries • EvaluationProject blog: http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/macon Twitter hashtag: #OUMACON #mlibs
  5. 5. M-Biblio Project – University of Bristol• Develop a mobile phone application that can record and organise references to books, journals and other resources• Provide user-derived usage statistics of books and journals to the library• Blog: http://mbiblio.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
  6. 6. PhoneBoothPhoneBooth will repurpose the Charles Booth Maps, Descriptive ofLondon Poverty and selected police notebooks (which record eye-witnessdescriptions of London street-by-street) for delivery to mobile devices http://jiscphonebooth.wordpress.com/ • enhance the current online delivery • deliver content to the location to which it refers • pilot in a teaching course • mobilisation will be a model for further development of digital library services
  7. 7. Mobile library community support projectEvidence Base at Birmingham City University Owen Stephens Consulting
  8. 8. Evidence gatheringCollecting existing m-library case studiesGathering information on m-libraryinitiativesCollecting information from the programmeSharing information and case studies withinterested parties (within and outsideprogramme)
  9. 9. Community buildingFacilitating communication withinm-library community Information sharing events Online communicationEncouraging sharing of goodpractice
  10. 10. Useful resources #mlibsPlease add resources using #mlibs
  11. 11. Further informationSupport project bloghttp://m-libraries.infoBundle of related linkshttp://bit.ly/mlibsproject
  12. 12. ContactJo Alcock@joeyannejo.alcock@bcu.ac.ukhttp://m-libraries.info

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