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UBA mobile - IGeLU 2010

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Presentation given at IGeLU 2010, Ghent - Belgium, by Roxana Popistaşu and Lukas Koster, Library of the University of Amsterdam

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UBA mobile - IGeLU 2010

  1. 1. UBA Mobile Lukas Koster [email_address] http://twitter.com/lukask Roxana Popista şu [email_address] IGeLU 2010 Gent
  2. 2. UBA Mobile web app http ://m.uba.uva.nl
  3. 3. UBA Mobile – principles 1 <ul><li>Web access any time anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Location awareness </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/simona_/4068354970/
  4. 4. UBA Mobile – principles 2 <ul><li>No local apps for iPhone, Android, Blackberry… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 web app </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Optimised for mobile devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Native look and feel </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. UBA Mobile – principles 3 <ul><li>No full blown project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agile development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick wins </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perpetual beta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick releases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast feedback loop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify next set of requirements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mistakes </li></ul></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/finishing-school/2537394590/
  6. 6. UBA Mobile – First cycle <ul><li>1st team meeting: February 10, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>1st quick release: April 1, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>7 weeks! </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/designwallah/2662640621/
  7. 7. UBA Mobile Quick Release 1 – April 1, 2010 <ul><li>UvA Catalogue </li></ul><ul><li>Library tweets </li></ul><ul><li>Opening hours </li></ul><ul><li>Address information </li></ul><ul><li>Questions, feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Contact phone numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Locations </li></ul>
  8. 8. UBA Mobile next releases <ul><li>Today and tomorrow </li></ul><ul><li>Computer availability </li></ul><ul><li>Location aware delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Location aware directions </li></ul><ul><li>Library news </li></ul><ul><li>New acquisitions </li></ul><ul><li>Database list </li></ul><ul><li>MetaSearch </li></ul><ul><li>Full text linker </li></ul><ul><li>Refworks link </li></ul><ul><li>Pay services </li></ul><ul><li>… more… </li></ul>
  9. 9. More info <ul><li>http://commonplace.net/2010/03/mobile-library-services/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.delicious.com/lukask/mobile </li></ul><ul><li>Book Chapter “ Catalogue 2.0 ” (november 2010) </li></ul>
  10. 10. UBA Mobile – Team and feedback <ul><li>Alice Doek </li></ul><ul><li>Driek Heesakkers </li></ul><ul><li>Gré Ootjers </li></ul><ul><li>Lukas Koster </li></ul><ul><li>Roxana Popista şu </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback: </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mobile Aleph OPAC “ Someone outside your organization will always have a better idea than you…” Kristin Olofsson: To be open (ELAG 2010) <ul><li>Based on Julia mobile ( Jönköping University Library ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>EL Commons CodeShare </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Mobile Aleph OPAC - Characteristics <ul><li>One web-app for all devices </li></ul><ul><li>Stripped down version of Aleph UI </li></ul><ul><li>New “language” interface </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Customized configuration tables </li></ul><ul><li>Login page & user settings </li></ul><ul><li>More native “look-and-feel” </li></ul><ul><li>Bi-lingual mobile version </li></ul>Mobile Aleph OPAC - Challenges
  14. 14. Mobile Aleph OPAC & QR codes <ul><li>QR code = “like a barcode, only cooler” </li></ul><ul><li>QR codes in the OPAC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google API’s </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Special URL for the mobile OPAC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://opc.uva.nl/QR/002228814/Darwin_literature_and_Victorian_ respect_Dawson_Gowan </li></ul></ul>Twestival Montreal Cupcakes
  15. 15. Mobile Aleph OPAC & QR codes QR code reader
  16. 16. Mobile Aleph OPAC – future ideas <ul><li>Location aware delivery </li></ul><ul><li>Refworks link </li></ul><ul><li>New acquisitions </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>It doesn’t matter how good your product is if nobody knows about it. Remember to market it! </li></ul>Mobile Aleph OPAC – Marketing!
  18. 18. Mobile MetaLib <ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>Agile! </li></ul><ul><li>How? </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul>Steal, uhhh, “re-use” Who cares, uhhh, “ask our users”
  19. 19. MetaLib Mobile – How?
  20. 20. MetaLib Mobile – How? http://m.library.curtin.edu.au/
  21. 21. MetaLib Mobile – How? http://xerxes.calstate.edu/demo/
  22. 22. MetaLib Mobile – How? http://www.lib.umn.edu/mobile/
  23. 23. MetaLib Mobile – How? http://www.lib.umn.edu/mobile/
  24. 24. MetaLib Mobile – How? <ul><li>Library University of Minnesota – Mobile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PHP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MetaLib X-Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JavaScript (Jquery) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CSS stylesheet </li></ul></ul>http://m.uba.uva.nl/ UVA web Aleph Library Services MetaLib UBA Mobile Mobile OPAC Mobile Metalib X-Server PHP CSS JS HTML CSS JS
  25. 25. MetaLib Mobile – How?  What? http://digitaal.uba.uva.nl
  26. 26. MetaLib Mobile – How?  What?
  27. 27. MetaLib Mobile – How?  What? <ul><li>UMN uses </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenUrl field in X-Server </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Selects “journal” field (=articles only) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presents OpenUrl fields </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to SFX </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. MetaLib Mobile – What? MetaLib results Abstract Journal articles QuickSet
  29. 29. MetaLib Mobile – What? <ul><li>Problem with </li></ul><ul><ul><li>UvA OPAC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other databases </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. MetaLib Mobile – What? <ul><li>What to search? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>One search? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quicksets? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Categories? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Maybe PrimoCentral only? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>What to get? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fulltext? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Metadata for later use? </li></ul></ul>MetaLib Mobile – What? MetaLib results Bookmark eShelf QuickSet Category Primo Central
  31. 31. Mobile Library Future <ul><li>No separate OPAC </li></ul><ul><li>No separate MetaSearch </li></ul><ul><li>One integrated search box – “PriMobile” </li></ul><ul><li>Linked with other datasources </li></ul><ul><li>Location aware </li></ul>
  32. 32. Mobile (Library) Future Search Get Linked Data Location voc GO

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