There's An App for That: The Use of Mobile Devices, Apps and Resources for Health and Sci-Tech Librarians and Their Users (ACRL STS & HSIG)
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Speaker: Emily Hurst, Technology Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, South Central Region, TMC Library
Speaker: Max Anderson, Assistant Library Director for Educational Technology, Rush University Medical Center
Speaker: Rebecca Miller, College Librarian for Science & Information Literacy Coordinator, University Libraries at Virginia Tech
Mobile devices are changing how library users access information and applications (apps) for mobile devices are being released at a rapid rate. This program will discuss the range and functionality of mobile and tablet applications available to librarians and end users and how librarians can play an integral role in providing access to quality applications. The program will also address how mobile technologies can be implemented and offer a clearer understanding of the usefulness of these tools. Guidelines for using apps for teaching and assessment of available apps will be also be presented.