Experimental iphone and android apps at the university of illinois
Download
1 / 14

experimental iphone and android apps at the university of illinois - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 482 Views
  • Uploaded on

Experimental iPhone and Android Apps at the University of Illinois. Jim Hahn and Alaina Morales p resentation hashtag: #uiuc4eva. Experimental Services . Background Research and development is partially grant funded, and one day a week of librarian time devoted to app research

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'experimental iphone and android apps at the university of illinois' - Sharon_Dale


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Experimental iphone and android apps at the university of illinois l.jpg

Experimental iPhone and Android Apps at the University of Illinois

Jim Hahn and Alaina Morales

presentation hashtag: #uiuc4eva


Experimental services l.jpg
Experimental Services Illinois

  • Background

    • Research and development is partially grant funded, and one day a week of librarian time devoted to app research

      • Right now I’m spending half a research day in an augmented reality app class

    • Research funding varies year to year for devices, programmers, and testing supplies


Iphone apps l.jpg
iPhone apps Illinois

  • New Titles

  • Video Tours

  • Location based in-building tour





Iphone to android l.jpg
iPhone to Android Illinois

  • iPhone

    • Dashcode, a module of the iPhone SDK

  • Android

    • Java

      • Eclipse

        • Greater access to the hardware on the device for WiFi scanning


Android app l.jpg
Android app Illinois

  • Library Helper :

    • Students input call number and the software approximates student location in the building; guides them to the shelf location of the title.


Library helper l.jpg
Library Helper Illinois


Library helper10 l.jpg
Library Helper Illinois

  • Assessment Methodology

    • Rapid Prototyping

    • Formative Evaluation

      • Small groups of in-depth qualitative data

  • Student quotes:

    • “I don’t check books out from the library. It’s too scary.”

    • “This app shows the library is keeping up with technology.”


Library helper11 l.jpg
Library Helper Illinois

  • Next Steps for further development will include

    • Single search bar interface with multiple query points; incorporating search by title, subject, call number, course number….

    • Personalization

    • Recommendation


Acknowledgements l.jpg
Acknowledgements Illinois

Presenters wish to acknowledge the Research and Publication Committee of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library and the University of Illinois Campus Research Board, which provided support for the completion of this research.

Many thanks also to Dennis Matthews, PhD candidate in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Illinois for his technical expertise in the development of the wayfinding app and in building positioning software.


Questions l.jpg
Questions Illinois

  • Alaina

    • [email protected]

  • Jim

    • [email protected]


Links l.jpg
Links Illinois

  • Library Helper:

    https://market.android.com/details?id=uiuc.library.helper

  • iPhone apps:

    http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/about/Experimental_iPhone_Apps/iPhone_apps.html

  • Android apps:

    http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/about/Experimental_Android_Apps/Android.html


ad