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Thursday, March 21

2:15pm CDT

15 iOS Apps Every Librarian Should Know
Venturing into the Apple App Store can be a daunting task. With over 2 million apps to choose from, how will you know which ones are the best? This session will focus on 15 paid and free iOS apps that should be on the radar of every librarian. Apps discussed will fall into 4 broad categories: Workflow Management, Graphic Design, Create, and Habit Building. Participants will have an opportunity to explore these helpful apps in an interactive session. BYOD - Bring Your own Device.

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Amanda Breu

Concordia College

Thursday March 21, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm CDT
JBD Lecture Hall

2:15pm CDT

Glider: An Open Source Platform for Custom Display Wall Applications
Display walls have garnered significant interest in the library community as visible investments towards a digital, collaborative, visual approach to academic endeavors. However, once purchased, support staff realize that there are a limited number of out-of-the-box applications that showcase the utility of these significant investments. Brown University Library faced such a challenge with their display wall, installed in 2012. A series of experimental custom solutions led staff there to plan a generalized platform for developing display wall applications, called Glider. Glider is targeted at library staff with entry-level HTML skills, and offers increasing customization opportunities for those with CSS and Javascript expertise. This workshop will allow participants to discuss the opportunities and difficulties faced by libraries with display wall technologies, and will incorporate a presentation and hands-on demonstration of the Glider system in its current state of development. Participants will be invited to comment and provide feedback on this work-in-progress. Bring Your Own Device session.

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Patrick Rashleigh

Brown University Library

Thursday March 21, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm CDT
Olin-Rice 100