Submitted by Daniel A. Freeman on March 15, 2012 - 12:08pm
just wrapped up our popular workshop Integrating iPads and Tablet
Computers into Library Services. Today’s workshop was particularly
noteworthy in light of Apple’s recent rollout of the iPad 3.
The readings, resources and slides for the event are listed below. Have
further questions or comments? Whether you participated in the event or
not, feel free to chime in via the comments area below!
The Readings for This’s Workshop:
- Barile, L. (2011). Mobile technologies for libraries: a list of
mobile applications and resources for development. C&RL News,
72(4). Retrieved from http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/222.full
- EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative. (2011). Seven things you should
know about iPad apps for learning. Retrieved from
- Lotts, M. and Graves, S. (2011). Using the iPad for reference
services: librarians go mobile. C&RL News, 72(4). Retrieved from
- Scott, R. (2010). An ipad, a Nook, and a Kindle. North Carolina
Libraries, 68(1). Retrieved from
- Thompson, S. (2011). Setting up a library iPad program:
guidelines for success. C&RL News, 72(4). Retrieved from
Part 1 Resources:
Sample Library User Agreements
Sample Library Communication Pages
- King, Rachel. (2012, February 23). Apple no. 1 in
mobile-PC market share worldwide. CNET. Retrieved from
- Motorola Mobility, Inc. (2011). Motorola Xoom.
- Nielsen News. (2011, May 5). Connected devices:
How we use tablets in the U.S. Retrieved from
- Pew Internet & American Life Project. (2012, January
23). Tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly double over the
holiday gift-giving period. Retrieved from
- Samsung Electronics Co. (2011). Samsung Galaxy Tab.
- Steele, C. (2011, August 7). History of the
tablet. Retrieved from
- Tablet computers (cover story). (2011, December).
Consumer Reports, 76(12), 26.
Part 2 Resources:
Reference Use: The Literature
- Brown, C., Sulz, D., and Pow, V. (2011, August).
Roving reference with iPads: A study of the use of iPads as
technological support and service assessment. Paper presented at
the annual conference of the International Federation of Library
Associations, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Retrieved from http://conference.ifla.org/past/ifla77/197-brown-en.pdf
- Courtois, M. and Liriano, M. (2000). Tips for roving
reference: How to best serve library users. College &
Research Libraries News, 61(4): 289-90, 315.
- Forsyth, E. (2009). Fancy walkie-talkies, Star Trek
communicators, or roving reference? Australian Library Journal,
58(1): 73-84. Retrieved from http://www.alia.org.au/publishing/alj/58/ALJ_Feb2009_Vol58_N1_web.pdf#page=74
- Holmes, C. and Woznicki, L. (2010). Librarians at your
doorstep: Roving reference at Towson University. College
& Research Libraries News, 71(11): 582-585. Retrieved
- Lotts, M. and Graves, S. (2011). Using the iPad for
reference services: Librarians go mobile. College &
Research Libraries News, 72(4): 217-220. Retrieved from http://crln.acrl.org/content/72/4/217.full
- Smith, M.A. and Pietraszewski, B.A. (2004). Enabling
the roving reference librarian: wireless access with tablet
PCs. Reference Services Review, 32(3): 249-255
The Slides From Session 1:
The Slides From Session 2:
Apps Covered in the Presentation:
- Allison. (2011, August 9). iPads replace desktop
computers at North Shore Public Library. Retrieved from http://sclsyouthservices.wordpress.com/2011/08/09/ipads-replace-desktop-computers-at-north-shore-public-library/
- Anderson, C. and Wolff, M. (2010, August 17). The Web
is dead. Long live the Internet. Wired Magazine.
Retrieved from http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/08/ff_webrip/all/1
- Bogost, I. (2011, January 12). What is an app?
A shortened, slang application. Retrieved from http://www.bogost.com/blog/what_is_an_app.shtml
- Jobs, S. (2010, April). Thoughts on Flash.
Retrieved from http://www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughts-on-flash/
- NCSU Libraries. (2011). Technology Lending.
Retrieved from http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/techlending/
- Turner, A. (2011, January 28). Houston libraries want
preschoolers to check out iPads. Houston Chronicle.
Retrieved from http://www.chron.com/business/technology/article/Houston-libraries-want-preschoolers-to-check-out-1689013.php
- University of Utah, Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library.
(2011). Media & Technology. Retrieved from http://library.med.utah.edu/or/technologies.php