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libraries & mobile tech<br />lisacarluccithomas<br />digital services librarian<br />southern connecticut state university...
then & there, here & now<br />libraries: <br />information repositories	<br />knowledge centers<br />(and more)<br />libra...
then & there, here & now<br />so, what is different?<br />first: 	web 1.0: created worldwide, interconnected, 	digital inf...
text message reference<br />text a librarian: web mediated text message<br />reference – launched 2009<br />yale science l...
electronic collections<br />www.slideshare.net/lisacarlucci<br />mobile devices = increased access to collections<br />www...
access services & catalogs<br />all images except worldcat from: http://userslib.com/category/mobile/<br />worldcat image:...
social networking<br />They’re “doing stuff.” <br />Stuff like this:<br /><ul><li>Posting regular status updates
Interacting with visitors
Pointing to stuff that’s happening in the library (ie., lectures)
Regularly add photos and videos
Using Facebook’s Events feature to list events.</li></ul>-- david lee king, february 9, 2010<br />http://www.davidleeking....
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Presentation to Library Faculty, Southern Connecticut State University, March 12, 2010

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Libraries & Mobile Tech

  1. 1. libraries & mobile tech<br />lisacarluccithomas<br />digital services librarian<br />southern connecticut state university<br />SCSU library faculty meeting - march 12, 2010<br />
  2. 2. then & there, here & now<br />libraries: <br />information repositories <br />knowledge centers<br />(and more)<br />librarians: <br />trained in the art of information transfer<br />skilled curators of rich collections <br />(and more)<br />this is no different in the mobile library<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />2<br />
  3. 3. then & there, here & now<br />so, what is different?<br />first: web 1.0: created worldwide, interconnected, digital information environment <br /> (new rules)<br />then: web 2.0: information became interpersonal, social, interactive <br /> (new attitudes)<br />now: mobile technologies: swift, efficient, effective communications & information exchange <br /> (new expectations)<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />3<br />
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  5. 5. text message reference<br />text a librarian: web mediated text message<br />reference – launched 2009<br />yale science library: <br />first iphonesms reference service – 2007<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/textalibrarian/3772780201<br />http://www.flickr.com/photos/joeydigits/2036755814/<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />5<br />
  6. 6. electronic collections<br />www.slideshare.net/lisacarlucci<br />mobile devices = increased access to collections<br />www.flickr.com/photos/lisacarlucci<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />6<br />
  7. 7. access services & catalogs<br />all images except worldcat from: http://userslib.com/category/mobile/<br />worldcat image: http://www.worldcat.org/mobile/default.jsp <br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />7<br />
  8. 8. social networking<br />They’re “doing stuff.” <br />Stuff like this:<br /><ul><li>Posting regular status updates
  9. 9. Interacting with visitors
  10. 10. Pointing to stuff that’s happening in the library (ie., lectures)
  11. 11. Regularly add photos and videos
  12. 12. Using Facebook’s Events feature to list events.</li></ul>-- david lee king, february 9, 2010<br />http://www.davidleeking.com/2010/02/09/humanizing-your-facebook-pages/<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />8<br />
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  15. 15. mobile applications<br />“Ever wonder what a wall-sized visualization of live downloads of the 20,000 most popular iPhone apps from the App Store would look like in near real-time?” <br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5xiv0l4eR4<br />www.slideshare.net/lisacarlucci<br />how mobile changed my life…and will change yours too<br />(shows examples of mobile content delivery & iphone apps) <br />http://bit.ly/QLmobile<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />11<br />
  16. 16. what’s next in 2010?<br />new mobile devices<br />QR codes<br />geolocation<br />augmented reality<br />mobile payments<br />new mobile web standards<br />cloud computing & data storage<br />proliferation of subject-specific mobile resources<br />new competencies for librarians & students <br />... & all the new stuff we don’t even know about yet!<br />lisa carlucci thomas<br />12<br />

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