#SLAtalk: Mobile Tech in Libraries – July 8

We’ll be collaborating with #UKlibchat on Tuesday, July 8th at 1:30 EDT to discuss the advancement of mobile technologies in information centers and libraries.

The first hour of this Twitter chat will follow the traditional #SLAtalk format (4 questions, 15-minutes each). The second hour will follow the #UKlibchat format of discussing questions set by participants (view and submit questions here).

When:

Follow hosts @SLAhq & @UKlibchat, and be sure to include #SLAtalk AND #UKlibchat in your answers!
And, send a tweet during the first 5 minutes (1:30 – 1:35 p.m. EDT) introducing yourself, where you are, and what type of library you work in.

New to this? Check out “How to #SLAtalk” for a quick tutorial.

Questions to Answer (first hour):

  • Q1 (first 15 minutes): Describe your vision of the library or information center in 2020. For example, what’s changed and what hasn’t? How essential is mobile tech? What uses do you see for near-field communication (NFC)/RFID, and is this tech integrated everywhere? And so-on. Have fun with this one!
  • Q2 (second 15 minutes): Does your library or information center have a “mobile-ready” approach to delivering online resources?
    • please share, or share your ideas for incorporating an approach from scratch
    • if you already have one, what have you learned, and what have you learned the hard way?
  • Q3 (third 15 minutes): Get to know your users – what can you envision them wanting to do with their mobile devices? what would you like to offer via mobile? what are some barriers you would be dealing with?
  • Q4 (final 15 minutes): which vendor partners do you know that are currently supporting your drive to become mobile ready?

Questions to Answer (second hour):

  • View and submit your own here.

Reminder: include both #SLAtalk and #UKlibchat in each answer and reference the question number in each answer (especially important for the #UKlibchat portion).

So an example tweet would be:

@Annie_Bob: #SLAtalk #uklibchat Q1 that’s a great question, looking forward to hearing everyone’s experiences!

Feel free to pop-in and out throughout the session, and lurkers are always welcome.  We hope to Tweet you this Tuesday!

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