January 26, 2022

Winners of U. of Illinois Library 2013 Mobile App Competition Announced

Some news from a cool competition for students held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

The winning app as well as the runners-up in the U. of Illinois Library 2013 Mobile App Competition were announced on February 21, 2013 during an event in Urbana, IL.

The winning app is named “Stacks”.

It’s described this way:

[The app] promotes the library’s mission of curation, accessibility, relevance and awareness.

You can review the presentation from the Stacks app team as well as those from the first and second runners-up and other participants (six teams in all) on this page.

Find out about the winning teams/apps.

Additional background on this overview page and via links on the competition homepage (guidelines, announcements, etc.).

Some funding for the competition came from IMLS.

Kudos to all involved.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.