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Aleph-to-Go: How CUNY adapted Aleph for a mobile population

Collins, Kevin J. and Verbovetskaya, Alevtina (2013) Aleph-to-Go: How CUNY adapted Aleph for a mobile population. In: ELUNA 2013, April 30 - May 3, 2013, Athens, GA.

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Abstract: New York City is the place that never sleeps and being mobile is critical: greater than 50% of the students at the 21 colleges of the City University of New York carry some type of mobile device. We have developed a mobile-friendly interface for our Aleph web OPAC, are developing texting from the catalog, and are investigating the use of tablet/laptop (running Windows 8) for library staff work (e.g., mobile reference with the full GUI application, collection development and inventories, circulation desk ‘line busting,’ and other professional librarian uses.) The audience will hear about our experiences, learn how to accomplish similar tasks on their campuses, and participate in a discussion about the challenges and rewards of providing mobile Aleph services to students, staff, and faculty.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title:ELUNA 2013
Divisions:ELUNA Conference Proceedings
ID Code:973
Deposited On:28 Jun 2013 20:24
Last Modified:27 May 2016 21:06

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