March 20, 2018

comScore Releases "2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus" Report

From comScore: comScore has released the 2012 U.S. Digital Future in Focus report. This annual report examines how the prevailing trends in social media, search, online video, digital advertising, mobile and e-commerce are defining the current marketplace and what these trends mean for the year ahead. [Clip] Key insights from the 2012 U.S. Digital Future […]

FY13 Budget of the United States Government Goes Mobile With New Web App

The FY13 Budget of the United States Government was released today. Along with the full text now available via FDYsys the GPO has also released a mobile web app. The mobile app includes the FY13 Budget of the U.S. Government main budget book, including the Budget Message of the President, information on the President’s priorities, […]

New: Issue 16 of the The Code4Lib Journal is Now Online

Direct to The Code4Lib Journal (Issue 16) Table-of-Contents Includes abstracts for all article. Articles Include: Creating a Seamless Cross-Platform Online Experience for Mobile Users by Katherine Lynch HTML5 Microdata and by Jason Ronallo Using VuFind, XAMPP, and Flash Drives to Build an Offline Library Catalog for Use in a Liberal Arts in Prison Program […]

All SAGE Journals Now Available Via Mobile Devices

From SAGE: SAGE’s entire online journal collection is now available in a mobile-optimized format with the help of HighWire Press’ Mobile Web Interface. Visitors to one of the more than 640 SAGE journal sites using their iPhones, Androids or other smartphones are automatically redirected to the mobile version. Subscribers can now view content in a […]

LOCPix: New iOS App Provides Access to Digitized Photos from the Library of Congress

From the Description (via Programmable Web): LOCPix allows searching and viewing of the digitized photo collections from the Library of Congress. Browse collections or search the vast archive for interesting historical photographs and poster artwork. Hundreds of thousands of images are available, many in high resolution. The app costs $.99. and comes from Say Goodnight […]

Infotrieve Launches New Features for Mobile Library

From a Company Announcement: Mobile Library’s new features include: an enhanced search interface with additional flexibility for ranking results, and the addition of an auto-complete feature; new functionality in the Personal & Shared Library Suite including a dashboard showing recent changes to the library, discussion pages in each library for general comments, user creation and […]

Google/Ipsos Release Mobile Internet & Smartphone Adoption Statistics For US, UK, Germany, France and Japan

New research from a Google/Ipsos Partnership. From a Google Mobile Ads Blog Post: Mobile devices are mainstream. In fact, according to our newest research more consumers in the US, UK, Germany, France and Japan use a mobile phone (feature phone or smartphone) than a computer (desktop or laptop). But our most significant findings centered on […]

eBooks on the Go: ebrary Releases iOS App and Adds Facebook Login Option

More Info/Download New ebrary iOS App From an ebrary Announcement: Available on the App Store, the free new app gives researchers an optimized way to experience authoritative content – both online and offline – from multiple sources. With ebrary’s new app, researchers can access content on the ebrary platform, including e-books that their librarians acquire […]

New Article: "Mobile information literacy: Let’s use an app for that!"

Title Mobile information literacy: Let’s use an app for that! Authors Stefanie Havelka Lehman College, City University of New York Alevtina Verbovetskay Lehman College, City University of New York Source C&RL News (January 2012, vol. 73 no. 1 From the Intro While at the reference desk, have you ever had a student thrust her phone […]

New Article: "Developing Mobile Access to Digital Collections"

Title Developing Mobile Access to Digital Collections Authors Carmen Mitchell California State University San Marcos Daniel Suchy University of California, San Diego Source D-Lib (January/February 2012; Volume 18, Number 1/2) Abstract One of the recent dominant topics in library technology has been the development of library mobile websites and services tailored to mobile users. While […]