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Information at Point of Need: Practical Tips to Augment Your Library Service

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Presented at Academic & Special Libraries Annual Conference, Dublin. 27th-28th February 2014

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Information at Point of Need: Practical Tips to Augment Your Library Service

  1. 1. I N F O R M AT I O N AT P O I N T O F N E E D : P R A C T I C A L T I P S TO A U G M E N T Y O U R L I B R A R Y S E R V I C E Academic & Special Libraries Annual Conference 27th-28th February 2014 P E T E R D U D L E Y S I O B H Á N D U N N E PA R A I C E L L I O T T
  2. 2. Today’s Workshop: 1 AUGMENTED REALITY OVERVIEW 2 HOW TO DEPLOY AR IN A LIBRARY A LOOK AT THE MAIN 2 VENDORS: - LAYAR (for basic options) - AURASMA (for customisable options) 3 4 HOW TO EDIT IMAGES USING PIXLR
  3. 3. Sowhat exactly is augmented reality?
  4. 4. T H I S P R I N C I P L E L AY S T H E F O U N D AT I O N F O R T H R E E K E Y S T R AT E G I C O B J E C T I V E S : AR is a way of viewing digital content which has been BLENDED with a live view of the real-world environment.
  5. 5. THE MAIN VENDORS:
  6. 6. B U T WH Y C HOOS E AR QR ?
  7. 7. 1 ATTRACTIVENESS (AR icons can be more striking and colourful) 2 EFFICIENCY (Each trigger object can be augmented with multiple icons) 3 VARIETY (Icons can have various useful functions)
  8. 8. VA R I E T Y I S T H E S P I C E OF A UGME N T E D L I F E . V I D E O S O C I A L M E D I A W E B S I T E I N F O B U B B L E A N I M AT I O N
  9. 9. I CON T I P S : • S A M E S I Z E • E Q U A L LY S T R I K I N G • O B V I O U S F U N C T I O N
  10. 10. So how can AR be used in libraries 1 ORI ENTAT ION
  11. 11. PODCAST TOURS SECTION 5: RESEARCH PLAN
  12. 12. 2 T IME MANAGEMENT
  13. 13. 3 INFORMAT ION L I T ERACY
  14. 14. E - T U TOR I AL S & GU I D E S
  15. 15. 4 PROMOT ION
  16. 16. BOOKMARKS & L EAF L ET S DCU LIBRARY CHANNEL
  17. 17. 5 “ M Y L I B R A R Y ”
  18. 18. AR allows users to top up printing accounts and pre book study rooms.
  19. 19. F O C U S G R O U P S E N A B L E D U S TO T E S T O U R D E S I G N S & I D E N T I F Y I S S U E S A R O U N D L I G H T I N G A N D P L A C E ME N T O F P O S E R S
  20. 20. I T ’ S E A S Y T O C R E A T E C O N G E S T I O N P O I N T S W H E N P L A C I N G P O S T E R S
  21. 21. Be aware of the change from natural to artificial light throughout the day.
  22. 22. CONSIDERATIONS T E C H N I C A L L I M I TAT I O N S
  23. 23. A R P L AT FORMS S U P PORT D E V I C E S WI T H : AN ACT I VEG WPSiAF +Ci OACMROE M3RGPAACSOSNNECT ION
  24. 24. i P H O N E < i O S 6 . 0 A N D R O I D < V 2 . 3 . 3 M O S T TA B L E T S SUPPORT ED DEVICES INCLUDE:
  25. 25. LAYAR PRICING OPTIONS: 1 Free version - access to basic design features - ad supported 2 Pro version - access to advanced design features & statistics - no ads - €45 per page (bundle package available)
  26. 26. AURASMA’S FREE PACKAGE COVERS EVERYTHING INCLUDED IN LAYAR PRO PACKAGE

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