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Title Rethinking reference and instruction with tablets / Rebecca K. Miller, Carolyn Meier, and Heather Moorefield-Lang, editors
Published Chicago, IL : ALATechSource, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Library technology reports ; v. 48, no. 8
Library technology reports ; v. 48, no. 8
Contents Introduction / Rebecca K. Miller, Heather Moorefield-Lang, and Carolyn Meier -- iPads to enhance user engagement during reference interactions / Michelle M. Maloney and Veronica A. Wells -- Smarter together / Linda Salem, Brittany Cronin, and Laurel Bliss -- Medical librarian rounding with an iPad / Cleo Pappas -- Roving librarian at a mid-sized, UK-based university / Alison Sharman and Andrew Walsh -- Tablets as powerful tools for university research / Robin Canuel, Chad Crichton, and Maria Savova -- Curricular use of the iPad 2 by a first-year undergraduate learning community / Jim Hahn and Hilary Bussell -- The fine art (and architecture) of mobilizing student learning / Patrick Tomlin -- iTeaching and learning / Willie Miller
Summary "[This publication] describes how the explosion of tablet computing has opened up new opportunities for library reference and instruction. The editors have identified several library projects that deploy tablets for use by staff, faculty, and students for both reference service and instruction. This issue describes the projects in detail, with goals and results"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Academic libraries -- Reference services.
Information retrieval.
Libraries and students.
Libraries and the Internet.
Library orientation -- Technological innovations.
Library users -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Mobile computing.
Multimedia library services.
Multimedia systems -- Library resources.
Pocket computers -- Library resources.
Reference services (Libraries) -- Information technology.
Tablet computers -- Library resources.
Wireless Internet.
iPad (Computer) -- Library resources.
Form Electronic book
Author Meier, Carolyn, editor
Miller, Rebecca K., editor
Moorefield-Lang, Heather, editor
ISBN 0838994458 (electronic bk.)
0838994466 (electronic bk.)
9780838994450 (electronic bk.)
9780838994467 (electronic bk.)