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There's an App for That! Or Is There?
Transcript of There's an App for That! Or Is There?
Emily Krug, Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian
Somerset Community College, KY
Mobile technology is on the rise.
Apps are part of our daily lives
App usage constitutes "4 out of every 5 mobile minutes."
comScore. Mobile future in focus 2013. N.p.: comScore, 2013.
Check out this infographic: http://sixrevisions.com/infographs/mobile-internet-infographic/
I got a new iPad!
"Hey, Autocat! Does anyone have any recommended apps for librarians?"
Searching for Library Apps
Emerging Technologies and Cataloging Librarian
Somerset Community College
@ETClibrarian on Twitter
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Personal Cataloging Apps
My Library (Google Books)
Vendor Apps/Library Apps
3M Cloud Library
[Insert your library's app here]
LDS Gospel Library
Sound Effects Library
Escape 3D: Library
What about Librarians?
Booklist Review of the Day
YALSA's Teen Book Finder
Library of Congress
Wait, that's not a library app!
Other Existing Mobile Librarian Apps
Shelflister (only works with Voyager ILS)
Direct Dispatch Text Alerts from the ALA Washington Office
OCLC Developer Network
Nothing to date
Not an app, but there's potential here.
App: short for application, specifically designed for a mobile device such as an iPhone or a Nexus 7
Mobile site or mobile technology: Not an app but works like an app; these are websites and technologies built for mobile devices
Mendeley Reference Manager
Places to Find More Apps
Best Apps for Academics by Nicole Hennig
Wired's Gadget Lab
Create Your Own Apps
LC Classification Schedules