Cool! Where Can I Find an Item? Use of the Google Earth Plugin by the National University Library of Singapore
A new post on the Google Earth Blog takes another look (with screen caps) at how the National University of Singapore (NUS) Library uses the Google Earth Plugin.
In a nutshell, users can virtually fly around the library and see precisely where a specific item (the floor, shelf number) is located inside the building. Just enter a call number and fly!
Read the complete post, view screenshots.
This plug-in was first introduced by the NUS Library in 2008. Learn more in this post from October 13,2008.
Try it yourself.
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.