Tag Archives: mobile

Mobile discovery: don’t retro-fit; invent!

The following is a version of an article that was printed in the March edition of Cilip Update.   When confronted with new technologies we often fail, early in their existence, to exploit the opportunities offered by the new medium. We retro-fit existing solutions rather than inventing new experiences. The Canadian philosopher of communication and … Read more

Digital Library User Experience – A video from the future!

I was asked to present a short ‘provocation’ on the topic of the Digital User Experience for the SCONUL winter conference 2012, and the impact this will have on the future of library skills. The strangest thing happened on the way to the conference… A stranger appeared as if from nowhere and presented me with a … Read more

Developing a Mobile Infrastructure for Libraries: Funding Call

In the next couple of weeks JISC will be issuing a funding call to investigate Developing a Digital Infrastructure for the effective delivery of library content and services to mobile devices. In what is essentially an experiment I have decided to post the ‘background’ section of the funding call on the blog. I have done … Read more