*** Apologies for cross-posting ***
The link to meeting recording / chat log is now available at:
The presentation slides are also found at the link above in the comments
On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Bohyun Kim <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> *** Apologies for cross-posting ***
> Not going to Midwinter? You can still attend and participate in the
> LITA Mobile Computing IG Virtual Meeting.
> All you need to do is register for the web meeting below~!
> ++ LITA Mobile Computing IG Virtual Meeting ++
> Meeting Title: LITA Mobile IG Meeting
> Date & Time: 01/11/2012 at Noon EST.
> Duration: 1.5 hour(s)
> Register here (Select 'LITA Mobile IG Meeting')
> : https://ala.ilinc.com/public
> Join the meeting on 1/11
> : https://ala.ilinc.com/join/zwktzsx
> HTML5 Apps, APIs, and the Mobile Platform
> - Jason Clark, Head of Digital Access and Web Services, Montana State
> University Libraries
> With features like geolocation, voice input, and offline data storage,
> HTML5 is changing the way we can develop for the mobile platform.
> We'll take a close look at a prototype mobile web app, BookMeUp, a
> book recommender tool built with some of the newest features of HTML5
> coupled with the Amazon Product Advertising API. The session will
> focus on some of the cutting edge features HTML5 has to offer, but
> will look to ways you might use HTML5 in your mobile development
> Handheld Tube Tours: Increasing orientation engagement with viral
> videos and mobile devices
> - Sean Cordes
> Instruction Services Coordinator, Western Illinois University Libraries
> Library orientation tours are helpful, but for many students, if
> you’ve seen one service point, you’ve seen them all. This presentation
> describes the practice of incorporating the You Tube viral video
> format with handheld devices to energize and engage students during
> library orientation tours. Topics include best practices for creating
> viral library content, and triumphs and challenges of using handheld
> devices to support library orientation tours including device
> availability, connectivity, sequencing content, and pacing the
> handheld supplemented tour.
> JISC m-libs - a UK academic library perspective
> - Jo Alcock, Researcher, Evidence Base at Birmingham City University
> The JISC Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries programme is a series of
> projects in UK supporting initiatives that utilise mobile computing in
> academic libraries. The presentation will give a brief overview of the
> institutional projects, and discuss the broader community support
> project which aims to help support and engage the emerging m-library
> community by reviewing and synthesising existing research and
> evidence-based guidance.
> Using paper prototyping to determine mobile platform requirements
> - David Brightbill, Manager of Research and Development, College
> Center for Library Automation, FL
> At CCLA, We’re currently doing some paper prototyping around potential
> mobile applications for our discovery tool . We are looking at mobile
> apps that support the student research process and are in a very early
> stage of this but have identified a few potential topics that we hope
> to examine in student focus groups in the new year.
> WordPress Mobile Piug-ins
> - Sharon Whitfield, Emerging Technologies Librarian, The College of New
> WordPress is primarily known as an open source blogging platform, but
> it’s actually capable of much more. One of the areas that Wordpress
> has been improving is with mobile website and app creation. There
> are presently 126 plug-ins that support mobile website creation
> including tools that can post, manage, and edit your website from your
> mobile device. Why guess which plug-ins will work for you? Join us
> for this presentation and learn the best plug-ins to make your
> WordPress site, mobile friendly.
> Bohyun Kim, MA, MSLIS.
> LITA Mobile Computing IG Chair
> Digital Access Librarian | 305.348.1471
> Florida International University Medical Library
> http://medlib.fiu.edu | http://medlib.fiu.edu/m (Mobile)