ALA Tech Source to host Mobile Services workshop with Cody Hanson
Making Mobile Services Work for Your Library With Cody Hanson
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
1:30 - 3:00 PM CST
This workshop will provide a foundation for librarians interested in providing mobile services for patrons. The increasing popularity of smartphones is no secret, and modern libraries need to make sure that patrons can access their resources through these devices.
This ALA TechSource workshop will cover
- The landscape of mobile device usage and smartphone adoption
- The mobile OS marketplace
- Strategies for assessing your library's mobile-friendliness
- Strategies for beginning to offer mobile services
- Issues of concern for libraries in mobile information access
Registration available here. Session costs - $15.
Cody Hanson is Web Architect and User Experience Analyst at the University of Minnesota Libraries, where he works to make the online research process more intuitive and fruitful for students, staff and faculty.