Aaron Tay's Blog – January 2010 Archive (4)

Are your patrons using CardStar iphone app as their library card?

hile doing research for another blog post, I stumbled upon this amazing Iphone application (they promise support for other mobile platform soon) called CardStar via Oak Park Library. I tweeted about it, and it seems to have gotten a bit of a reaction from the librarain community.



But what does… Continue

Added by Aaron Tay on January 18, 2010 at 1:26pm — No Comments

How to check your library catalogue by using your IPhone as a free barcode scanner - ZBar & RedLaser

I tweeted the following on a whim.…







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Added by Aaron Tay on January 18, 2010 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Accessing library catalogue & databases on your Mobile phone

In one of the earliest posts of this blog I observed that libraries faced a uphill battle getting users to come to our web portals to use our databases to search. Libraries tried to work around this problem by using toolbars, opensearch plugins, bookmarklets, smart keyword searches to enable users to search immediately from their browser without the need to visit our… Continue

Added by Aaron Tay on January 18, 2010 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Location based services and Libraries - Tweets & Foursquare

Sorry for the lack of updates, but I was busy playing with my brand new IPhone 3GS. As this is my very first smartphone you can understand how excited I was with it.



But of all the things you could do with a smartphone, perhaps the feature I was most interested in was in location based services and… Continue

Added by Aaron Tay on January 18, 2010 at 1:20pm — No Comments

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