Libraries to Go: Mobile Tech in Libraries
Recorded: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm CDT
Duration: 45 min
We are in a time of ubiquitous computing, one in which people are able to access information on the Web from home, work and everywhere in between via their personal mobile devices. Today, 77% of the world’s population are mobile subscribers, and 1 billion of the world’s mobile phones are now smartphones. This session will explore how libraries are utilizing these mobile technologies to offer patrons cutting-edge mobile content and services.
Ellyssa Kroski is Manager of Information Systems at the New York Law Institute as well as a writer, educator, and international conference speaker. In 2011, she won the ALA's Greenwood Publishing Group Award for the Best Book in Library Literature for The Tech Set, the ten-book technology series that she created and edited.