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iTouch and Go: Funding Innovation in the UH Libraries
UH Libraries trialed the use of the iPod Touch as a tool to enhance the work of librarians. This presentation outlines the successes and pitfalls of this trial and you’ll learn ways in which you can jump-start a similar ...
Apps in Facebook & Google OpenSocial: Why Librarians Should Pay Attention
Looking at Google OpenSocial & Facebook Apps (in their early stages) and what it means for libraries.
The Current Landscape of Mobile Libraries
This is the opening keynote at the Central Texas Library System's 2nd Annual Technology Conference: The Mobile Library. My presentation sets the stage for mobile device use among library users, discusses mobile services ...
Get Your Game On in Instruction
Author Zora Neale Hurston said that "Research is formalized curiosity. It is poking and prying with a purpose.” The same could be said about video games, where a gamer explores new and unfamiliar areas, asks questions along ...
Collaborating in the Clouds: The Tools
Do you collaborate on documents within committees that are made up of members scattered around the world or your institution? Are you looking for alternatives to email discussion groups that will push your content out to ...
Content Contribution & Distribution
This presentation was given at Internet Librarian in Monterey, CA, on October 28, 2009.
Putting the Library Website in Their Hands: The Advantages and Challenges of a Homegrown Content Management System
A presentation on a home grown content management system at the University of Houston Libraries.
Research Where You Learn: Incorporating Research and Information Literacy Modules into WebCT
Meeting students where they learn is integral to their academic success, and right now, students are learning online. The use of course management systems such as WebCT has expanded well beyond the realm of distance ...
Librarians Using Mobile Devices
At the University of Houston Libraries, we wrote a microgrant for prototyping mobile services on iPod Touch devices. We looked not only at user needs and expectations, but we also looked at how librarians are using mobile ...
The Current Landscape of Mobile Devices
Learn about the current status of mobile devices, applications, and e-readers, and how they are affecting libraries. The live version of the presentation also provided a show and tell of the resources and devices.