Article: “Using a LibGuide to Track and Deliver Mobile Access”
Digital Resources Coordinator, Princeton University
Trends and Issues in Library Information Technology
From The Article
Testing mobile access can be a challenge. Most of us own at least one mobile device. However, I wanted to test access on a variety of devices. A couple of years ago, the library created a “Technology Sandbox”. An assortment of mobile devices including tablets, Kindles and Nooks were purchased for staff use. These devices coupled with my iPad and iPod provided a suitable testing ground and the opportunity to configure and access resources on a variety of mobile devices.
To adequately document mobile access to library resources, I needed to create an easily accessible management tool listing the vendors/resources and pertinent information concerning mobile access.
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Take a Look at the LibGuide Discussed in the Article: Mobile Access to PUL Electronic Resources
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About Gary Price
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.