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Please do not miss: http://infomational.wordpress.com/2011/12/19/project-curve-part-five-library-on-wheels/ Just a snippet demonstrates Char Booth’s evidence-based, grounded approach to library outreach and technology: the mobile shift: not exactly news Now, down to project business. Mobile platforms and services have become one of the most handily bandied-about concepts in libraryland over the last few years, […]

Library on Wheels – Blogging Gold from Char Booth

http://www.walkingpaper.org/4229/ Aaron Schmidt shares a quote http://www.imediaconnection.com/article_full.aspx?id=30267 by way of John Gruber: People will not adopt a technical solution that serves to replace a manual task, if that solution is less efficient than the manual task it replaces. How could we think that QR codes for marketing would work any better […]

“Why the QR Code is Failing”

Don’t miss: http://www.swissarmylibrarian.net/2011/02/08/scanning-library-cards-on-smartphones/ Patrons also use these apps for their library card numbers, and some libraries aren’t sure how to handle the library-card-on-smartphone situation. It hasn’t really come up in my library, but I know our traditional scanners won’t read barcodes off a smartphone screen. So, I thought I’d do […]

Scanning Library Cards on Smartphones from the Swiss Army Librarian

The bold emphasis is mine: A World Music Walk in the multilingual, multitalented and multitechnological Kista Kista is like no other place – share a multi-special experience with us, where the mobile technology opens doors to the world music! What? Join us on a fascinating journey where the world’s musical […]

Kista Idea Lab Mobile Music Walk