Mobile Library Services: Best Practices (Best Practices in Library Services)

Mobile Library Services: Best Practices (Best Practices in Library Services)

By: Michael Messina (editor), Charles Harmon (editor)Paperback

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Mobile Library Services provides 11 proven ways to reach out to mobile users and increase your library's relevance to their day-to-day lives. Librarians detail how they created mobile apps to how they went mobile on a shoestring budget. Written by public, academic, and special librarians, these 11 best practices offer models for libraries of every type and size.

About Author

Charles Harmon is an Executive Editor for the Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group. His background includes work in special, public, and school libraries. Michael Messina is a reference librarian at the State University of New York's Maritime College. He has also worked as a researcher at The Brooklyn Academy of Music Archives. The former publisher of Applause Theatre & Cinema Books/Limelight Editions, he is a coeditor of Acts of War: Iraq and Afghanistan in Seven Plays (Northwestern University Press).


* Introduction by Scott La Counte, Author of Going Mobile: Developing Apps for Your Library Using Basic HTML Programming * "A Student-Library Collaboration to Create CULite: An iPhone App for the Cornell University Library" by Matthew Connolly and Tony Cosgrave, Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY * "Launching a Mobile Initiative: Outreach Strategies" by Alexandra W. Gomes, Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, George Washington University, Washington, DC * "Oregon State University Libraries Go Mobile" by Laurie Bridges, Hannah Gascho Rempel, and Evviva Weinraub, The Valley Library, Oregon State University, Corvallis * "Making the Library Mobile on a Shoestring Budget" by Helen Bischoff, Michele Ruth, and Ben Rawlins, Georgetown College Library, Kentucky * "The Orange County Library System: The OCLS Shake It! App" by Cassandra Shivers, Orange County Library System, Orlando, FL * "The NCSU Libraries' Mobile Scavenger Hunt" by Anne Burke, Adrienne Lai, and Adam Rogers, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh * "Responsive Web Design for Libraries: Beyond the Myth of the Mobile Web" by Matthew Reidsma, Grand Valley State University Libraries, Allendale, MI * "Using iPads to Revitalize Traditional Library Tours" by Amanda Binder, Sarah Sagmoen, Natalie Tagge and Nancy Weichert, Brookens Library, University of Illinois, Springfield * "Going Mobile at Illinois" by Joshua Bishoff, University of Illinois Libraries, Urbana * "The Gimme Engine: A True Story of Innovation, Creativity and Fun" by Aimee Fifarek and Ann Porter, Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale, AZ * "Building the Montana State University Library Mobile Web App with the jQuery Mobile Framework" by Jason A. Clark, Montana State University Library, Bozeman

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780810887527
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 162
  • ID: 9780810887527
  • weight: 249
  • ISBN10: 0810887525

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