I believe that this announcement is for libraries in Texas, yes.
Danielle Cunniff Plumer
On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Kaile Zhu <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I guess the funding will only award to libraries in Texas, right?
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> From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of
> danielle plumer
> Sent: 2013年7月3日 12:10
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> Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] mobile app
> On this topic, I'd suggest that Texas libraries interested in developing
> mobile apps consider applying for funding from the Texas State Library and
> Archives Commission:
> 2nd Round of Funding for TexShare Libraries to Go Mobile! Intent Forms due
> July 31, 2013.
> TSLAC has assisted over 50 libraries enhance their mobile presence this
> year. We’d like to continue to support libraries in their efforts to go
> mobile with Round 2 Funding. Funding available for FY2014 (September 2013 ?
> September 2014)
> TSLAC will support TexShare libraries or library consortia interested in
> building or expanding their mobile presence through mobile-accessible
> library catalogs, mobile-accessible library web sites, mobile apps, and/or
> other services focused on the mobile library user. This can include design
> changes to existing sites/catalogs or complete alternatives specifically
> made for the mobile environment. TSLAC is offering subsidies ranging from
> $3,000 to $15,000 (depending upon library type and size). Intent forms
> are available at the program website (
> https://www.tsl.state.tx.us/texshare/mobilesolutions/round2 ) Submit an
> intent form by July 31, 2013.
> First-time requests will receive top priority for funding. If funding
> permits, we will also accept projects from libraries that received Round 1
> funding and want to develop additional mobile services.
> Round 2 Timeline:
> June 24, 2013: Library Intent forms available on TSLAC website July 31,
> 2013: Last day to submit an Intent form August 31, 2013: Last date to
> submit a Round 2 Project Summary Form October 1, 2013: If project includes
> a subscription, latest start date for full 12-month funding September 30,
> 2014: Projects completed; All items must be delivered; Subscription funding
> concludes Fall 2014: Project reports due
> Questions can be addressed to Beverley Shirley at
> [log in to unmask] by phone to 800-252-9386.
> I'm just the messenger, so don't ask me for more information.
> Danielle Cunniff Plumer
> dcplumer associates
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> On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:58 AM, William Helman <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hi Kalie,
> > Two of my graduate assistants and I recently developed a user-centered
> > mobile web app/interface <http://langsdale.ubalt.edu/m/> for our
> > library. We spent a lot of time doing focus groups and user testing
> > over the course of two semesters worth of development time, and have
> > been pretty happy with the results. One suggestion I would definitely
> > have is to use a web framework like jQuery Mobile
> > <http://jquerymobile.com/> or
> > Bootstrap<http://twitter.github.io/bootstrap/index.html>to jump start
> > your efforts. Then, later when you have everything the way you want
> > it, you can use a service like PhoneGap <http://phonegap.com/> to wrap
> > it up into native apps you can offer on Google Play or Apple's App
> > Store.
> > If you're interested I've presented a few times on it during the
> > lifetime of the project, and have the (slightly similar) slide decks
> > posted to
> > SlideShare: Society for Scholarly Publishing 2011 Fall Seminar<
> > http://www.slideshare.net/whelman/langsdale-mobile-a-user-centered-app
> > roach
> > >,
> > Internet Librarian
> > 2012<http://www.slideshare.net/whelman/responsive-user-driven-mobile>
> > and
> > recently at an Amigos Online
> > conference<
> > http://www.slideshare.net/whelman/mobile-orimmobileamigoshtml5css3>.
> > That last one was on how we used responsive design techniques to
> > re-purpose our mobile site to act as the interface on 3 iPad search
> > kiosks I've installed here at Langsdale.
> > I've also published our code at https://github.com/whelman/
> > I'd be happy to talk more about our experiences, just send me an email
> > if you're interested.
> > -Bill Helman
> > Integrated Digital Services Librarian. The University of Baltimore,
> > Langsdale Library
> > [log in to unmask] | 410-837-4209 <skype:4108374209?call> |
> > http://whelman.com | @thinkpol <http://twitter.com/thinkpol>
> > On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 11:48 AM, Kaile Zhu <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > > Anybody has experience on how to build mobile app for your library?
> > > If your library paid for the development, please also share your
> > > Thanks. - Kelly
> > >