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Amigos Library Services Presents Online Conference – Access by Touch: Delivering Library Services Through Mobile Technologies
Amigos Library Services will present a one day online conference “Access by Touch: Delivering Library Services Through Mobile Technologies” on Friday, June 8. The conference will cover a variety of topics, including developing a mobile website for your library, building a simple mobile-optimized web app, as well as practical usability checklists for mobile websites.
Corinne Hill will begin the conference by discussing re-imagining of the public library in a post-recession economy. She will examine delivering library services to a community that is becoming increasingly mobile and has an entirely new set of expectations.
Two concurrent sessions will run throughout the day. Among the scheduled sessions are:
• You’ve Got the Mobile Site for Your Library. Now What?, presented by Bohyun Kim of Florida International University Medical Library
• Building a Simple Mobile-optimized Web App Using the jQuery Mobile Framework, presented by Chad Mairn of St. Petersburg College
• Mobile Delivery of Content from a Provider’s Perspective, presented by Wanda Whitney of the National Library of Medicine
• Getting Started with Mobile Websites If You Don’t Know Code, presented by Carli Spina of the Harvard Law School Library
• Usable by Design: Practical Usability Checklist for Mobile Websites, presented by Tiffini Travis of California State University – Long Beach
• Mobile Technologies for Libraries, presented by Lori Barile of the Salve Regina University
• Developing a Mobile Website for Your Library, presented by Joel Shields of Washington Research Library Consortium
For the full schedule and sign up, go to http://www.amigos.org/mobile_tech. Early bird registration ends May 25, 2012.
About Amigos Library Services - For more than 35 years, Amigos Library Services has helped its members obtain affordable services and share library resources and knowledge. Amigos is one of the largest consortia of libraries and cultural heritage institutions in the United States. Through membership in Amigos, libraries collectively gain access to the latest innovations and services in the library community; pursue opportunities for continuing professional education; leverage our buying power; and preserve the region’s rich cultural heritage.