2 thoughts on “Forum 2009 Keynote audio – Joan Lippincott

  1. Information from the ALA site for the LITA Forum:

    Mobile Technologies, Mobile Users: Will Libraries Mobilize?
    Joan K. Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information

    Many types of mobile devices are currently being employed by members of our community. In addition to communicating with others, individuals are seeking information via these devices. What roles can libraries play, and perhaps more importantly what roles should they play in delivering content that is configured for mobile devices, in developing services aimed at mobile device users, and in configuring physical spaces to respond to mobile device users’ needs? The presentation will feature examples of current library practice as well as describe the use of mobile devices more broadly in teaching and learning. Factors to consider in developing a plan that addresses mobile devices will be described.

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