***This workshop has reached capacity.***
1) Participants will discover the tools to design and produce mobile applications for their library services.
2) Participants will be able to build a simple mobile application with development tools designed for individuals with varying levels of programming experience.
Within five years, mobile web access will overtake desktop web access. Vendors like Westlaw and Fastcase reach customers through mobile applications. Libraries around the world are developing applications to reach their patrons: building mobile-friendly websites, OPACs, digital collections, and tour guides. You can, too! This workshop will provide experience designing and building mobile applications and interfaces for library services, including native and non-native apps. Speakers will discuss and evaluate mobile applications for different library uses. They will compare design strategies and application creation tools like HTML5, iwebkit, Zoho, and Conduit. During hands-on breakout sessions, speakers will provide instruction and guidance as participants test their skills designing different types of applications.
While computers in the lab will be available for attendee use, attendees are encouraged to bring their own laptops so they can easily take their work product home.
Separate registration fee required - June 29 deadline
Registration fee includes: round-trip transportation between the convention center and Harvard, program, handouts, continental breakfast, a boxed lunch, and afternoon refreshments.
AALL members: $95.00
AALL gratefully acknowledges Harvard Law School Library for hosting this workshop.