Mobile technologies in Libraries : Trends and practices
( This session is sponsored by Elsevier )
Today, as a result of developments and advancements in information and communication, the mobile technology becomes essential for connecting with Internet. People are currently more positive about accessing and seeking information from their mobile phones. In this dynamic setting, libraries are expected to adopt these technology applications to deliver their services and networking with their community. Information professionals also must keep abreast of this trend and integrate themselves into that.
This round table aims to give you a great learning experience about the current trends and challenges of the mobile technology applications for libraries. A number of expert and guest speakers will share their ideas and practical experiences on how libraries and information professionals can benefit from mobile technology. This session will outline these major essential mobile technologies to increase presence, networking, and services of libraries and information centers.
What will be discussed?
This session is designed to create a practical forum for delivering experiences about different mobile technology applications among information professionals. Guest speakers will share their practical solutions and strategies and provide participants with the opportunity to learn new techniques for adopting these applications in their organization. These topics are expected to help libraries and information professionals in creating value for their users.
Why Should you attend?
This event is an ideal practical and professional development platform for information professional who need to develop a thorough understanding of the terminology, concepts, and requirements of mobile technology for libraries and information professionals. This information shared through this event will help participants to:
- Learn the QR codes and information applications.
- Recognize the strategies of library location based social networks.
- Explore approaches for personal knowledge management in mobiles.
- Learn how to create library websites.
- Identify how to create mobile catalogs.
- Understand the techniques of building community in a mobile world.
- Explore the concept of mobile literacy for information fluency.