Mobile Technologies

SWFLN Google Glass and the Future of Computing

Peek into the future and explore this hands on workshop with Google Glasses.  Attendees will get to experience the world through the Google Glass lenses. Google Glass connects the physical world and virtual world like no product has ever in the past.  This revolutionary hardware is just becoming available to consumers.  Libraries throughout the world …

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The Top 40: Best Mobile Apps for Handheld Librarians (Live Online – PLAN)

In this fast-paced online session, Scott Brown will highlight the latest and greatest mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android. Besides apps specifically for librarians and info pros, we’ll also cover some of the top apps for productivity, business, communication, lifestyle, location and just for fun. Of the hundreds of thousands of apps out there, …

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Top 10 Mobile Apps for Libraries (Live Online – PLAN)

The number of smart phones on the market continues to grow. These devices allow applications to be downloaded directly to the phone for specific functions. These applications or “apps” can be purchased through the phones marketplace. Hear about the ten best applications for libraries for both staff and users. Instructor: Diana Silveira Feb. 1, 2012 …

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Integrating Social Media and Mobile Technologies to Help Enhance Library Services (PLAN)

Part one covers Social Media. Social Media is not new; however, it is literally everywhere today and it is connecting people, places, things, and ideas. And libraries, for centuries, have acted as conduits to help their communities obtain high-quality information while providing a social space for their users to consume, repurpose, and share content. In …

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