Spreading The Word To One's Peers !!!
Tuesday / December 1 2009 / 1 - 2:30 PM / Sterling Memorial Library
Lecture Hall / Yale University Libraries
This panel discussion will focus on current initiatives using mobile
devices at Yale University Library and provide a broader look at the
role mobile technologies can play in academic libraries.
Four Yale librarians will give brief presentations on their work on the
subject, followed by a discussion and Q&A moderated by Barbara
Rockenbach, Director of Undergraduate and Library Research Education.
The speakers and their topics are as follows:
> Kelly Barrick - Reference and Instruction Coordinator, Social Science
Library: In the spring of 2009, Yale University Library rolled out a new
text reference service called Text a Librarian to complement its
existing instant messaging service (known as AskLive). Kelly will
describe how this service was implemented, demonstrate how it works and
share what kinds of results have been achieved.
> Geoffrey Little - Library Communications Coordinator: Geoffrey will
briefly discuss how mobile technologies can compliment and add value to
existing library services and work to support the Yale Library's broader
mission to support students and researchers
> Joe Murphy - libraryfuture on Twitter - Coordinator for Instruction
and Technology, Kline Science Library: Mobile Technologies & Libraries,
Text Message Reference & Beyond. Joe (libraryfuture on Twitter) will
suggest a strategy for meeting the future of applying library services
and collections to mobile technology.
"Yale Mobile" Presentation
> Lisa Carlucci Thomas - lisacarlucci on Twitter - former Digital
Collections Librarian: Lisa will discuss her research study on mobile
access to Yale's licensed e-book collections and share her findings and
recommendations for providing mobile access to e-books at Yale.
"One Million Moble: A Study Of Mobile Access To eBooks at Yale"
Links To Joe Murphy and Lisa Carlucci Thomass presentations / the
Program Twitter Hastag / Twapper Archive Available From
[ http://tinyurl.com/yl5x47s ]
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