Registration Fee: $60 members; $80 nonmembers
Location: This workshop takes place online
Description: This webinar will introduce librarians to methods of delivering content and services to mobile users. Models used to deliver content via the Web as well as the creation and repackaging of library content for mobile users will be discussed. Traditional library services that can be adapted for mobile users will be examined. Topics will include, purchasing content for mobile users, designing Web pages for mobile users, and providing traditional library services to mobile users via IR and SMS. Real-life examples will be showcased.
- Understand the different purchasing models for mobile content
- Learn about best practices for developing content for mobile devices
- Take away ideas for providing mobile content in your own library
Presenter: Colleen Cuddy has an M.A. in American and English Literature from New York University and an M.L.S. in Library Service from Rutgers University. She is currently the Assistant Director for Library Systems at the Ehrman Medical Library, New York University where she leads the library in PDA implementation as well as directing the library’s integrated library system. She is the author of Using PDAs in Libraries: A How to Do It Manual (Neal-Schuman, 2005) and the editor of the PDAs @ the Library column, Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries. Her first PDA was a Handspring Visor.