Mobile Services for Libraries (Online)

Registration is not required. More information and access information is available online.

The link to this program will be available at 2:30 p.m. on October 13, 2010.

Mobile services have taken off in the United States over the last several years and libraries have struggled to keep pace. This webinar will cover the core mobile services available for libraries to take advantage of, many of them free to use.

You’ll learn about the various devices and platform, tips about how to ensure that your paid services are providing mobile-friendly versions, how to make your own core library services mobile-compatible, and how to market your library’s mobile services.

Come away with a checklist of free and quick things to do at your library today, as well as long-term goals for serious mobile library services strategy. Whether you’re new to mobile or an expert user, this webinar will help you identify places where your library can quickly improve its accessibility to your users, no matter where they are.

At the end of this one-hour webinar, attendees will:

  • Understand the landscape of mobile services available to libraries
  • Identify free mobile services available to all libraries
  • Understand the interaction of library content with different mobile platforms and devices
  • Identify trends in mobile to watch for future developments

This webinar will be of interest to technical and public service staff responsible for web and digital services.

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