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Literature review resources
MobileRead Wiki. (n.d.). . Retrieved May 28, 2010, from http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/Main_Page
mostly about e-readers, including eReader matrix
Sierra, T. (2009, December 15). Mobile Library Projects at North Carolina State University. Retrieved from http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/staff/tsierra/presentations/cni2009f.ppt
walks through the NCSU mobile library offerings (including webcam and Wolf Walk) and considers basic questions in developing for mobile
Sierra, T., & Wust, M. (2009, June 24). Towards Mobile Enhanced Digital Collections. Presented at the Second International m-Libraries Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Retrieved from http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/dli/projects/wolfwalk/docs/mlibraries-2009.ppt
past and present of mobile, basics of mobile technologies, lessons learned with Wolf Walk project
Crumlish, C., & Malone, E. (2009). Thinking Mobile. In Designing Social Interfaces: Principles, Patterns, and Practices for Improving the User Experience (1st ed.). Yahoo Press.
advice on designing for mobile
Stelter, B. (2010, May 2). Audiences, and Hollywood, Flock to Smartphones. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/03/business/media/03mobile.html?ref=technology
tv/video watching on mobile devices
O'brien, K. J. (2010, May 2). Web's Users Against Its Gatekeepers. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/03/technology/internet/03neutral.html?ref=technology
congested mobile networks
Draft annotated bibliography Annotated Bibliography.doc
lots of resources to check out
Washburn, B. (2010, April 29). OCLC Research: Library Mobile App Development, Current conditions and strategic choices. Webinar presented at the TAI CHI Webinar Series. Retrieved from https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/ldr.php?AT=pb&SP=MC&rID=39989062&rKey=93a9f639b8966f33
definitions of library, apps; discussion of hype cycle
Johnson, L., Levine, A., Smith, R., & Stone, S. (2010). _2010 Horizon Report » One Year or Less: Mobile Computing_ (pp. 9-12). Austin, Texas: The New Media Consortium. Retrieved from http://wp.nmc.org/horizon2010/chapters/mobile-computing/
Hennig, N. (2010, May 14). It's a mobile world, where do you fit? slides, MIT Libraries. Retrieved from http://www.slideshare.net/nic221/its-a-mobile-world-world-where-do-you-fit
high number of mobile subscriptions, MIT's mobile offerings, other relevant apps, lending iPads
Morgan Stanley. (2009). The Mobile Internet Report. Retrieved from http://www.morganstanley.com/institutional/techresearch/mobile_internet_report122009.html
data about global mobile phone and smartphone usage, role of Facebook and Apple, network capabilities and revenue models
CTIA. (2010). Best Practices and Guidelines for Location Based Services (No. 2.0). CTIA The Wireless Association. Retrieved from http://www.ctia.org/business_resources/wic/index.cfm/AID/11300
Horrigan, J. (2009). Wireless Internet Use. Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved from http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2009/12-Wireless-Internet-Use.aspx
Lenhart, A., Purcell, K., Smith, A., & Zickuhr, K. (2010). Social Media and Young Adults. Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project. Retrieved from http://www.pewinternet.org/Reports/2010/Social-Media-and-Young-Adults.aspx
Tedeschi, B. (2010, May 12). E-Reader Applications for Today, and Beyond. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/13/technology/personaltech/13smart.html?ref=personaltech
comparison of e-book apps regarding transferability to other devices
Refworks compilation of resources http://www.refworks.com/refshare/?site=031491125547200000/RWWEB106253836/Ipod
Meier, A., Rolnitzky, D., & Schluchter, T. (2010). Mobile bSpace User Research. UC Berkeley, School of Information.
project Alison recently completed regarding UCB student use of mobile phones and the possiblity of creating a mobile course management system
Smith, S., Salaway, G., & Caruso, J. (2009). The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2009 (No. ERS0906). EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/Resources/TheECARStudyofUndergraduateStu/187215
Sheehan, M., & Pirani, J. (2009). Spreading the Word: Messaging and Communications in Higher Education (Research Study No. Vol. 2). Boulder, CA: EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/Resources/SpreadingtheWordMessagingandCo/168953
Latimer, D. (2008, June). Text Messaging as Emergency Communication Superstar? Nt so gr8. EDUCAUSE Review, 43(3), 84-85.
Livingston, A. (2009). The Revolution No One Noticed: Mobile Phones and Multimobile Services in Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly Magazine, 32(1). Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/TheRevolutionNoOneNoticedMobil/163866
Hinman, R., Spasojevic, M., & Isomursu, P. (2008). They call it surfing for a reason: identifying mobile internet needs through pc internet deprivation. In CHI '08 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (pp. 2195-2208). Florence, Italy: ACM. doi:10.1145/1358628.1358652
Helft, M., & Vance, A. (2010, May 26). Apple Passes Microsoft as No. 1 in Tech. The New York Times. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/27/technology/27apple.html?hpw
not a particularly meaty article, but a couple of good quotes about how succeeding in handheld devices has been crucial for Apple. good quote: "Wall Street has called the end of an era and the beginning of the next one: The most important technology product no longer sits on your desk but rather fits in your hand."
Sierra, T. (2010, May 21). Opportunities for Mobile Enhanced Library Services and Collections. Presented at the Johns Hopkins University Libraries Assembly 2010, Baltimore, MD. Retrieved from http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/staff/tsierra/presentations/jhu-assembly-2010.ppt
similar to other Sierra powerpoints. provides a good summary of important reports and questions they asked when creating mobile apps
Walsh, A. (2010). Mobile phone services and UK Higher Education students, what do they want from the library? Library and Information Research, 34(106), 22-36.
Trainor, C. (2010). Planning for a Mobile Site: Six Steps for Going Mobile at Your Library. American Libraries, 41(4), 26.
small % of library users accessing from mobile but worthwhile to do anyway
Wisniewski, J. (2010). Mobile Websites With Minimum Effort. Online, 34(1), 54-57.
Dale, C., & Pymm, J. M. (2009). Podagogy: The iPod as a learning technology. Active Learning in Higher Education, 10(1), 84-96. doi:10.1177/1469787408100197
Library Mobile Initiatives. (2008). Library Technology Reports, 44(5), 33.
Spectrum > Mobile Learning, Libraries, And Technologies http://mobile-libraries.blogspot.com/
blog about mobile learning and libraries
EDUCAUSE. (2010). 7 Things You Should Know About Mobile IT. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutMobil/199797
OCLC. (2010, May 20). Innovation symposium: The future is mobile. Retrieved from http://www.oclc.org/innovation/default.htm
Herrington, J. (2009). New technologies, new pedagogies : mobile learning in higher education. Wollongong: University of Wollongong. Retrieved from http://ro.uow.edu.au/newtech/
Griffey, J. (2010). Mobile technology and libraries. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers.
Dempsey, L. (2009). Always on: Libraries in a world of permanent connectivity. First Monday, 14. Retrieved from http://firstmonday.org/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/2291/2070
Mills, K. (2009). M-Libraries: Information use on the move. Arcadia Programme.
Weimer, K. (2010). Text Messaging the Reference Desk: Using Upside Wireless' SMS-to-Email to Extend Reference Service. The Reference Librarian, 51(2), 108. doi:10.1080/02763870903579729
Lippincott, J. K. (2010). A mobile future for academic libraries. Reference Services Review, 38(2), 205 - 213. doi:10.1108/00907321011044981
EDUCAUSE. (2009). 7 Things You Should Know About QR Codes. Retrieved from http://www.educause.edu/ELI/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutQRCod/163728
what QR codes are and how they might be used for education
Princeton University. (2010). E-reader Pilot at Princeton, Final report, summary version. Retrieved from http://www.princeton.edu/ereaderpilot/
pilot study of Kindle readers in classroom. found that readers meant less paper printed but students found the lack of annotation tools prohibitive
Cuddy, C. (2010). Mobile Video for Education and Instruction. Journal of Electronic Resources in Medical Libraries, 7(1), 85-89. doi:10.1080/15424060903585784
Kroeker, K. L. (2010). Mainstreaming augmented reality. Communications of the ACM, 53(7), 19. doi:10.1145/1785414.1785422
research and limitations of augmented reality technologies, including some readily available smartphone apps
Nielsen, J. (2010a, February 10). iPhone Apps Need Low Starting Hurdles. Alertbox. Retrieved July 6, 2010, from http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mobile-apps-initial-use.html
Nielsen, J. (2009b, July 20). Mobile Usability. Alertbox. Retrieved July 6, 2010, from http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mobile-usability.html
Nielsen, J. (2009a, February 17). Mobile Web 2009 = Desktop Web 1998. Alertbox. Retrieved July 6, 2010, from http://www.useit.com/alertbox/mobile-2009.html
Nielsen, J. (2010b, July 2). iPad and Kindle Reading Speeds. Alertbox. Retrieved July 6, 2010, from http://www.useit.com/alertbox/ipad-kindle-reading.html
Bridges, L., Hannah Gascho Rempel, & Griggs, K. (2010). Making the case for a fully mobile library web site: from floor maps to the catalog. Reference Services Review, 38(2).
Interesting screenshots from Handheld Librarian III conference, July 28-29, 2010
Hoofnagle, Chris Jay, King, Jennifer, Li, Su and Turow, Joseph, How Different are Young Adults from Older Adults When it Comes to Information Privacy Attitudes and Policies? (April 14, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1589864
What Americans Do Online: Social Media And Games Dominate Activity. (2010, August 2). Nielsen Wire. Retrieved August 9, 2010, from http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/what-americans-do-online-social-media-and-games-dominate-activity/
Whitney, L. (2010, August 4). Android hits top spot in U.S. smartphone market. CNET News. Retrieved August 9, 2010, from http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-20012627-94.html
Android OS now accounts for 33% of US smartphone market share; RIM at 28%, Apple at 22%
Comparative analysis resources
Environmental Scan of Libraries' Mobile Sites offerings Mobile_Env_Scan_7-1-10.xlsx
good comparison of other libraries' mobile options. Original provided by Dan Suchy (UCSD). Alison made updates 7/1 to expand libraries.
M-Libraries - Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. (n.d.). . Retrieved May 28, 2010, from http://www.libsuccess.org/index.php?title=M-Libraries#Mobile_interface%20s_%20.28and.2For_OPACS.29
list of libraries with mobile options
Rumsey, E. (2010, March 2). Mobile Library Catalogs. Seeing the picture. Retrieved July 7, 2010, from http://blog.lib.uiowa.edu/hardinmd/2010/03/02/mobile-library-catalogs/
visual comparison of library catalog searches
Tay, A. (2010, April 24). What are mobile friendly library sites offering? A survey. Musings about librarianship. Retrieved July 7, 2010, from http://musingsaboutlibrarianship.blogspot.com/2010/04/comparison-of-40-mobile-library-sites.html?utm_source=WhatCountsEmail&utm_medium=OCLC+Abstracts&utm_campaign=OCLC+Abstracts
Shows images of many interface designs for library mobile sites. This appears to be updated on a regular basis by blog author.
Interesting apps, mobile sites, and services
Los Angeles County Museum of Art "Cell Phone stories"
tweets, videos, and texts about the museum and its resources (by celebrities and artists)
Street Museum (Museum of London)
iPhone app that uses augmented reality to overlay historical photos of current location. could be a good model for DSC.
SFMOMA iPod Touch tours
replacing regular audio tour with iPod touch; "loaded with a rich mix of pictures, interviews, video and graphics exploring 200 pieces in the institution's permanent collection"
WolfWalk by NCSU
mobile site created by NCSU library that uses current and historical photos from their special collections
UC Merced iPod Touch library tour
virtual tour (video) of the library for students
Life.com photo app
iPhone app for browsing photos from Life Magazine. includes fun features like the ability to make a magazine cover from your own photos and a game about having good editorial eye to choose the correct photos
Mobile Digital Resource list (Dartmouth Library)
list of library and resource mobile sites and apps
Public Library of Science mobile app
might be a good model for eScholarship. includes tabs for most recent, most viewed, and option to select favorite articles.
Text a Librarian (Yale University)
information about text messaging service
has a request option
National Library of Health Sciences - Terkko, Finland
Orange County Library System
Building a Location-aware Mobile Search Application with Z39.50 and HTML5
UCB setting up library proxy on mobile
Instructions for setting up library proxy on mobile device
List of database apps
List of various iPhone database apps (part of Boston College's mobile site)