Small Scale Mobile Printing AirPrint (IOS) or CloudPrint (Android) and an internet linked printer Device will need to be on same wireless as your printer
Large Scale Mobile Printing Printing is sent to an email address i.e. firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com Attached to the student/faculty ID number Works for laptops, desktops, smartphones, tablets etc.
Apple TV and Security Apple TV doesn‘t have ability to join a secure network because it was meant for home use In order to work – Apple TV and iPad must be on same network
WorkArounds Create a wireless network within the classroom or computer lab by using a wireless router and securing the network with a password Create a wireless network and do not broadcast the SSID
ADA Compliance Every tablet can comply with ADA standards By design, tablets are mobile and accessible No mouse or keyboard needed, can pinch and arrange screens, make larger or smaller Not only useful for ADA but also for aging populations A small selection of research in this field, it is growing
Program specifics iPad program launched on September 21, 2011 Funding $50,000 grant from the Presto Foundation To provide tools to address accessibility issues, and to help the community be able to explore new technologies Program basics (at the start): Circulating 32 iPad1 devices, 6 for in-house use 64 GB, Wi-Fi only 7-day loan period Content: 1000 public domain e-books 10 audiobooks (because of space and restoration time) Free apps and shortcuts (to avoid legal issues)
L.E. Phillips Memorial iPadWebpagehttp://www.ecpubliclibrary.info/services/library-services/ipads.html • Available through grant funding • Content loaded onto each device Marketing & Media Help guides User agreements Non-Flash tutorials
iPad Catalog Record (10/2011) 10/3/2011 12 days in, the iPad circulation program is extremely popular
Lessons from Phillips Memorial Be proactive and anticipatory when coming up with policies and help documentation When you have many tablets (e.g., 32), don‘t circulate them all at once; instead, allow staff to become familiar with the checkout procedure by releasing a few at a time Lend the devices out to staff first, so the staff can become familiar with them Seriously consider the content that you place on the device—how much space is there? What‘s legal? Make sure that the library website, and help documents, are tablet friendly: mobile, and not Flash-based. Assess the entire program from day one!
Houston Public LibraryProgram specifics: Started January 2011: 3 iPads available to enhance ―early literacy stations‖ Children (accompanied by a 14+ year old) can check out for 1 hour Includes educational apps to aid in ―literacy and mathematical development‖ See references for full article
North Shore Public Library, NYProgram Specifics 8 iPads Checked out to patrons with a library card Can be used anywhere in the library To replace children‘s gaming computers Internet connectivity cut off Use Children‘s Technology Review (http://childrenstech.com/) to find relevant appsInformation fromhttp://sclsyouthservices.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/ipads-replace-desktop-computers-at-north-shore-public-library/
South Orange Public Library http://www1.youseemore.com/southorange/default .asp Located in South Orange, New Jersey, Circulate E-readers for 14 days PanDigital, Sony E-Readers, Nooks, and Kindles Adult check out only at this timeImage Courtesy of the South Orange Public Library Facebook Page
Circulation form for E-Readers from South Orange Public LibrariesForm courtesy of South Orange PublicLibrary
Workshops Workshops on e-readers Early workshops very well attended Sparser as time went on Now offer bimonthly workshops that cover a myriad of topics including e-readers All staff are trained for e-readers to aid patrons at any time for quick tutorials Challenge is keeping up with new devices as they are released
Devices Fujitsu 580 Tablets (Lifebook) Windows 7 Full Computer in a Tablet form Every student 6-12 grade in the school system Image courtesy of http://www.fujitsu.com/us/
Strategic Plan Started planning in Teachers received 2009 tablets in Summer, Decided to adopt 2011 for training tablets instead of Students received textbooks. tablets in Had two December, 2011 committees textbook and tablets
How Are They Used? Physics: Doing Math: Handwriting experiments: Probes features attached to tablets Music: All types of Library: When music apps. Vocal French delegation parts on the tablets. was visiting, Courses for virtual students and high school librarian were researching Government: Polling
Challenges Earthquake in Japan set orders back. Always have a back up plan. Set your deadline out. If you think it will arrive in December tell everyone it will be January just to be safe. Gain additional funding if you can. Internet access for all students.
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Grant Montlieu: Given half a million dollars for all of their students, approximately 430 students, to have an iPad They stay at school. But next year 4th and 5th will get to take them home Teachers each got an iPad and a Mac Book Pro as well as cart for charging Tech Person hired for training
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Examples Facetime to read Letters Learning for books from another Letters room Doodle Buddy for Facetime to speak letters to class when Take screenshots of teacher is not at work to show school that day parents for Digital pen pals parent/teacher using Facetime with conferences other schools across the country or world
Apps & Content Rocket Math for Cutting and pasting math skills skills Communication by Safari/Internet e-mail for parents. searching skills Concept mapping Parents are learning tools too from their Puppet Pals for children StoryTelling
For Teachers Meet every quarter and share apps. Have to ―sell‖ your app. The best apps get purchased for the educators. Teacher Pal: Seating arrangements, picture of the child, information on each child. Very useful for substitutes. Differentiated instruction for the children. 21st Century learning skills and Technology skills for the teachers.
12 iPads that stay in the library for teacher circulation Two rolling carts with 30 iPads each for classroom use One cart stays complete with 30 while the other cart can be broken up for smaller groups and classes. Image courtesy of www.apple.com
Online reserve system Every iPad has a barcode for circulation stats Tablets are due on the 15th and 30th of the month regardless of checkout date Teacher check out only at this time Student can use ―blue tickets‖ for in- class use of iPads. Behavior incentive
iPad Tours Ten iPads that can be checked out at the library circulation desk for library tours Screencasts on each section of the library Numbered QR codes linked to screencasts QR codes are scannable iPad scans code and tells student about that part of the library Beautiful in its simplicity
Set Up Initial tours done in other universities relied on student‘s personal devices to scan the QR codes When iPad 1 came out we waited for 2 because a camera would be on it. Tour has become very popular. Students like being able to tour at their convenience
Roving Reference • Logistics? • Apps? • What happens to the reference desk?
Ideas from the literature… Roving reference can take place inside the library or offsite, within another building entirely Roving reference can augment library services in a variety of library environments Offsite: Mobility and convenience for students and faculty Within the library: Being proactive in reaching out to students Ease and convenience for librarians Users‘ ability to identify rovers Communication with other staff members
The literature Brown, C., Sulz, D., and Pow, V. (2011, August). Roving reference with iPads: A study of the use of iPads as technological support and service assessment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Federation of Library Associations, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Retrieved from http://conference.ifla.org/past/ifla77/197-brown- en.pdf Courtois, M. and Liriano, M. (2000). Tips for roving reference: How to best serve library users. College & Research Libraries News, 61(4): 289-90, 315. Forsyth, E. (2009). Fancy walkie-talkies, Star Trek communicators, or roving reference? Australian Library Journal, 58(1): 73-84. Retrieved from http://www.alia.org.au/publishing/alj/58/ALJ_Feb2009_Vol58_N1_web.pdf#page=74 Holmes, C. and Woznicki, L. (2010). Librarians at your doorstep: Roving reference at Towson University. College & Research Libraries News, 71(11): 582-585. Retrieved from http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/11/582.full Lotts, M. and Graves, S. (2011). Using the iPad for reference services: Librarians go mobile. College & Research Libraries News, 72(4): 217-220. Retrieved from http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/217.full Miller, R. K., Meier, C., and Moorefield-Lang, H. (2012). Rethinking reference and instruction with tablets. Library Technology Reports, 48(8). Smith, M.A. and Pietraszewski, B.A. (2004). Enabling the roving reference librarian: wireless access with tablet PCs. Reference Services Review, 32(3): 249-255
University of Southern Mississippi Hattiesburg, MSImage courtesy of www.amazon.com
“Tablets are like the Swiss Army Knife toacademic excellence”--statement from former Chief InformationOfficer for The University of SouthernMississippi. 700 Samsung Galaxy tablets 1 For every Honors College and McNair Student at Southern Miss Received as Freshmen/Sophomores continue through college using them for their senior thesis
Uses Course Projects Videos (Flipped Classroom) Access Readings Distribute Presentations to Students Student email Different professors are using them at different levels depending on comfort
Successes Convenience, students enjoy having everything in one device Mobility Opportunity to try tablet technology through college
Cautionary Tale University did not have everything planned for tablet project Logistics were determined later Students thought they were getting to keep tablets initially Grant funded project, this was not the case Tablets were not barcoded initially, had to be recalled and catalogued. Have a plan going in
Radford University Radford, VAImage courtesy of www.radford.edu
i-Textbooks Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Music at Radford University Looked at music textbooks available, decided to write his own Music Fundamentals, History Breaking barriers between music and non-musicians
• Had the textbook forthree semesters• At this time notrequired, asupplemental text• Not all students haveaccess to the sametech and this is IOSbased• Provides contentthrough alternativeformat on Desire 2Learn (Similar toBlackboard) Image courtesy of http://www.mahinmedia.com/
• Interactive • Has audio and music scores built in • Students have enjoyed having the content for classImage courtesy of http://www.mahinmedia.com/
Publishing in iBook Easy to do, easy to update to new editions. Remember writing a book, is still writing a book. Have to edit, produce, proofread, etc. Writing a book still takes time. Dr. Mahin felt it was worth it to have the book he wanted for class.
Where Do you Get all of These Apps? Google Play, Apple App Store, Amazon App Store Some websites will also have an app to download
Staying Up to Date Higher Ed Blogs Apple blogs Professor Hacker Apple Gazette Center for Learning and The Unofficial Apple Performance Weblog Technologies Cult of Mac The Apple Blog Mobile Learning Edible Apple Apple ‗n apps JK on the run iPad insight World of Apple Just another iPad blog Upside Learning blog Marc Prensky‘s weblog Endgadget
Other Relevant Blogs Android blogs Androinica Android and me Android guys tabletsinlibraries.tumblr.com Hello Android IM Android Mobile Moo Android Official blog
More Great Resources Horizon Report EDUCAUSE ECAR (the research arm of EDUCAUSE) Chronicle of Higher Education Library Technology Reports LITA Guides
After Tablets…What‘s Next?Google Glass (Project Glass) Apple Watch (Smart Watch)Image courtesy of www.dispatch.com Image courtesy of mashable.com
After Tablets…What‘s Next? Basically— The way in which objects around us will gather data and connect to controls or other machines via the Internet Examples— • Fitbit sensors to analyze workout performance • Ninja Blocks home safety system Library services— • Mobile device interacting with physical libraryImage courtesy of http://semanticweb.com • Smart objects that will create a presence for e-resources
Final Q&A What final questions can we answer for you? We‘ll answer as many questions as time permits, then follow up on our Tumblr and/or the ALA TechSource blog afterwards.
References: Part II Allison. (2011, August 9). iPads replace desktop computers at North Shore Public Library. Retrieved from http://sclsyouthservices.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/ipads- replace-desktop-computers-at-north-shore-public-library/ Anderson, C. and Wolff, M. (2010, August 17). The Web is dead. Long live the Internet. Wired Magazine. Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/08/ff_webrip/all/1 Bogost, I. (2011, January 12). What is an app? A shortened, slang application. Retrieved from http://www.bogost.com/blog/what_is_an_app.shtml Jobs, S. (2010, April). Thoughts on Flash. Retrieved from http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/ Turner, A. (2011, January 28). Houston libraries want preschoolers to check out iPads. Houston Chronicle. Retrieved from http://www.chron.com/business/technology/article/Houston-libraries-want-preschoolers- to-check-out-1689013.php
Credits & thanks, Part II Angela Caldwell, Kindergarten Teacher, Montlieu Academy of Technology Kim McCallister, Library Media Specialist, Liberty Middle School, Ashland, Virginia Neal Henshaw, Classroom Manager, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Maria Lewis (Coordinator for Technology Integration) and Anne Evans (Coordinator for History and Social Sciences), Charlottesville Schools Patrick Tomlin, Art and Architecture Librarian, University Libraries, Virginia Tech Dr. Bruce Mahin, Professor of Music, Music Department, Radford University Dr. Dave Davies, Director of Honors College, The University of Southern Mississippi