Rachel Vacek –Libraries Using Mobile Devices

Instead of focusing on mobile needs of library users, focusing on mobile needs of librarians, some librarians were more interested in a netbook
Every librarian got an ipod touch or a netbook
Ideas that are needed the most will probably be the most difficult to implement because involve a proprietary ILS
Geeks just waiting to program things, look for collaboration in your community
Create buyin
Petting zoo
Don’t’ be afraid to play
Share your experiences
Which IlS are you hoping to build a mobile interface for? IEEE
What apps will be discussed in class? Where is the book, some sort of call number guide, being able to renew a book

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