Mobile Computing Interest Group LITA

ALA Annual 2013 Meeting Minutes

  • 1.  ALA Annual 2013 Meeting Minutes

    Posted Sep 27, 2013 10:48 AM

    Mobile Computing Interest Group

    ALA Annual Meeting 2013 

    Monday, July 1st 2013
    3pm to 4pm, US/Central (-6)

    1. Introductions & Announcements (5 min)

      1. Co chairs: Evviva Weinraub & Kevin Lau (Not Attending)

      2. Vice-Chair: Vincci Lui (Not Attending)

      3. Incoming Chair: Laurie Bridges

    2. LITA & Mobile IG Business (10 min)

      1. ALA Connect -

    3. Mobile IG Programming at ALA Annual

      1. We Went Mobile, Now What?

        1. June 29th – 3 – 4pm, McCormick Place Convention Center – N4272a

        2. Discussion of presentation

      2. This was a very well attended session with about 150 people participating.  A lot of great discussion about responsive design, and not as focused on usability testing in the mobile environment.  


    1. 4.     Mobile Presentations & Discussion

      1. Pros & Cons of Responsive Web Design
        Presenter: Bohyun Kim, Digital Access Librarian, Florida International University Medical Library

        1. 40 minute discussion about Responsive Design versus mobile first.  Great ideas on things to think about when redesigning your website based on responsive design principles.  

      2. Building a Crowd-Sources Mobile Optimized Translation Platform                                                                                          Presenter: Evviva Weinraub Lajoie, Director, Emerging Technologies & Services, Oregon State University Libraries & Press

        1. 5 minute lighting fast sprint through slides.  Some discussion after the session ended outlining how the tools were created.