Going Mobile - soar.wichita.edu

Going Mobile - soar.wichita.edu

Going Mobile the Ins and Outs of an Academic Library Mobile Site Ronda Holt, Information Technology Librarian Butler Community College Mary Walker, Electronic Resources Librarian Wichita State University Kansas Library Association Conference, Topeka, KS April 6, 2011 Agenda Facts Devices

Mobile Website Mobile Catalog Mobile Database Future of Mobile People expect to be able to work, learn, and study whenever and wherever they want to. (2010 Horizon Report) A Few Facts - General

Mobile web access is growing faster than desktop internet did (Milligan) Smart phone sales is the fastest-growing segment of the market 82% of Americans own a cell phone 67% of Americans use smartphone to access Internet (Johnson, et al) (Smith, A) (Smith, A)

A Few Facts Higher Ed 66% of college students own a cell phone (Fitzpatrick) of all undergraduates own a mobile device capable of accessing the internet (Farkas) Portability (Johnson) Information & training materials increasingly being accessed (Johnson) A Few Facts - Libraries

Medical Libraries - First 2000 (Pope,2010) 2009 ECAR Study - 14.8 respondents would use library services ("2010 top ten," 2010) University of Cambridge Study Library use with Smartphone (Aldrich, 2010) 85% Opening hours 28% Electronic journals

Kent State University 2009 Focus Groups, Smartphone use Access to online resources, course materials, and to be able to contact a librarian Handheld Mobile Devices: Impact and Implications for Library Services (Cummings, Merrill, & Borrelli, 2010) Specific tasks in mind Smartphones Give you wings: Pedagogical affordance of mobile Web 2.0 (Cochrane, & Bateman, 2010)

SmartPhone Devices Blackberry Introduced 1996 Personal Digital Assistant 2002 SmartPhone introduced iPhone Introduced 2007 2008 APP Store launched with over 200,000 Apps 4 Generations Android OS Introduced 2008 Open source platform from Google Android 3.0 upgrade (Honeycomb) Larger screen, interface and multicore (Wikipedia, 2010)

Mobifyme http://mobify.me/tour/ First attempt Join Basic is free Capture content on website Wanted code - Control issue Montana State University Library Demo http://www.lib.montana.e du/~jason/files/m/

Mobile Site Generator v1.1 http://www.hiddenpeanuts.com/msg/ iUI: iPhone User Interface Framework Download iUI file Enter your Title Add Header Image 320 x 40 Start adding information HTML code - Notepad Mobile Site Generator v1.1

Mobile Site Generator v1.1 Enter your subfields and then select Submit : Copy and paste code to Notepad Butler Library Web Site Marketing approved

May 2010 Design May/June 2010 Marketing designed logo July 2010 Launched September 2010 Marketing advertised on home page http://bit.ly/bNN8mz Butler Mobile Statistics 120 100

80 60 Visits Pageviews Unique Users 40 20 0 v o N

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Keep it Simple Keep it Informative Keep Images under 1KB Keep to one Column Keep away from html Software, use Notepad WSU Libraries Mobile Website Live July 22, 2010 http://libraries.wichita.edu/mobile Campus announcement, July 27 (36 visits) Viewport

Supported by: iPhone, Android, IE Mobile, Opera & webOS http://learnthemobileweb.com/2009/07/mobile-meta-tags/ http://davidcalhoun.com/2010/viewport-metatag WSU Libraries Mobile Website July 22, 2010 March 2011 http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/searchBasic?sk=mobile Mobile Catalogs Auto-Graphics - iLib2Go Features:

Unique StackMap feature that provides interactive stacks navigation to locate an items physical location within the library. Locate libraries in your area that are iLib2Go enabled. Log-in to a patron account using a username and password. Review and update account information. Search all library resources including topic search based on BISAC categories. Place and review reserves (holds). Renew items.

In negotiation for next fiscal year 2011-2012 Mobile Databases Vendors With Mobile Sites / Apps Mobile Databases Finding Vendors with Apps / Sites Vendor Newsletters Listservs Literature Blogs Colleagues

Internet search Mobile Databases Setting Up Mobile Access Depends on the type of access provided iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Android website Depends on vendor EBSCOhost special URL Gale contact info

Mobile Databases Created January 2010 From regular web site to mobile site March 2010 http://bit.ly/9FIYua Mobile Databases October 12, 2010 March 2011 Future of Mobile

2015 five billion people connected via mobile device (Fox, R) 2020 internet access primarily through mobile device (Farkas) More Universities using mobile devices in the classroom (Johnson)

Future of Mobile - WSU will continue to grow mobile features added to mobile page as developed facelift for mobile databases page Future of Mobile - Butler Add iLib2go from Auto-Graphics in fiscal year 2012 Update Electronic Resources and conduct further research in how academics are using mobile applications

Mobile Web Site QR Codes &/or Microsoft Tags LibGuide as mobile web page Augmented Reality?? It is incumbent upon libraries and information service providers to continue striving to provide quality services to all its users and the mobile segment of the overall user group will only continue to become more important.

(Cummings, Merrill, & Borrelli, 2010) Thank you! Bibliography http://bit.ly/cwdPGM Contact Ronda Holt, [email protected] Mary Walker, [email protected] Bibliography ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee. (2010). 2010 top ten trends in academic libraries: a review of the

current literature. College & Research Libraries News, 71(6), Retrieved from http://crln.acrl.org/content/71/6/286.full Cochrane, T., & Bateman, R. (2010). Smartphones give you wings: pedagogical affordances of mobile web 2.0. Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 26(1), Retrieved from http://www.ascilite.org.au/ajet/ajet26/cochrane.pdf Cummings, J., Merrill, A. & Borrelli, S. (2010). The use of handheld mobile devices: their impact and implications for library services. Library Hi Tech, 28(1), 22-40. Retrieved March 22, 2011, from Research Library. (Document ID: 1977324071) Farkas, M. (2010). A Library in your pocket: building a web presence for mobile users. American Libraries Magazine, 41(6&7), 38. Fitzpatrick, S. (2009). LITA forum speakers make the case for mobile. American Libraries Magazine, 40(11), 30. Fox, M. K. (2008). Information anywhere. netConnect, 23, 2-5. Fox, R. (2010). Library to go. OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, 26, 8-13

Iwhiwhu, B. E., Ruteyan, J. O., & Eghwubare, A. (2010, April). Mobile phones for library services: prospects for Delta State University Library, Abraka. Library Philosophy and Practice [Academic OneFile]. Available: Gale Document Number: A227012747 Johnson, L., Levine, A., Smith, R., & Stone, S. (2010). The 2010 Horizon Report. Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. Available: http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010/ Bibliography (cont.) Milligan, J. (2010, June). Clicks to bricks: is your website ready for mobile access? [website] Amigos Library Service. Available: http://www.amigos.org/node/500 Pope, K., Peters, T. Bell, L., & Burhans, S. (2010, April). Twenty-First century library must-haves: mobile library services. Searcher: the Magazine for Database Professionals [Academic OneFile]. Available: Gale Document Number: A223373903

Purcell, K., Entner, R., Henderson, N. (2010, September). The Rise of apps culture. Pew Report [Online]. Available: http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/The-Rise-of-Apps-Culture-aspx Quitney Anderson, J. & Rainie, L. (2008, December 14). The Future of the Internet III. Pew / Internet: Pew Internet & American Life Project [Online]. Available: http://www.pewinternet.org/~/media/Files/Reports/2008/PIP_FutureInternet3.pdf.pdf Seeholzer, J. & Salem, J. (2011). Library on the Go: a focus group study of the mobile web and the academic library. College & Research Libraries, 72(1), 9-20. Smartphone. (2010, October 11). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 01:41, October 12, 2010, from http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Smartphone&oldid=390073736 Smith, S. & Borreson Caruso, J. (2010). The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2010. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, Boulder, CO Retrieved from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERS1006/RS/ERS1006W.pdf

Bibliography (cont.) Smith, S. & Borreson Caruso, J. (2010). The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2010, key findings. EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research, Boulder, CO Retrieved from http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EKF/EKF1006.pdf Trainor, C.(2010, March 2). Planning for a mobile website. ALA TechSource [Online]. Available: http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2010/03/planning-for-a-mobile-website.html Tudor, B. & Pettey, C. (2010). Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Phone Sales Grew 35 Percent in Third Quarter 2010; Smartphone Sales Increased 96 Percent. Retrieved from: http://www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1466313 Logo / Screenshot Locations ACS Mobile http://publs.acs.org/page/tools/acsmobile/index.html

AIP iResearch http://scitation.aip.org/iphone EBSCO App Logo http://www.ebscohost.com/thisTopic.php?marketID=1&topicID=1336 Gale AML http://www.gale.cengage.com/apps/ Google Books http://globoscoped.com/archive/2009-02-05-n87.html MedlinePlus http://m.medlineplus.gov/ Naxos Logo http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nml/id338059159?mt=8 Overdrive logos http://www.overdrive.com/software/omc/Default.aspx PubMed http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/ Unbound Medline http://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/ebm

USA.gov http://www.gsa.gov/Portal/gsa/ep/contentView.do?contentType=GSA_BASIC&contentId=24419&noc=T WorldCAT http://www.worldcat.org/mobile/default.jsp

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