Mobile Solutions Funding for TexShare Member Libraries
To ensure that member libraries have a mobile presence useful to, and used by, their customers.
Funding for mobile technologies is now available to qualifying projects through the competitive Impact Grant Program, under goal #3.
Eighty-eight Mobile Solutions projects were funded through the TexShare Mobile Solutions initiative.For more information on the initiative see
Free Webinar: DIY Options for Mobile Websites
Are you interested in do-it-yourself options for developing a mobile website for your library? Christine Peterson of Amigos Library Services conducted a 1 hour webinar, showcasing the following common DIY mobile options:
1. Google Sites mobile templates
2. Kurogo Mobile Platform
3. jQuery Mobile
4. Responsive Web Design using CSS media queries
Watch the archived recording of the webinar to review the options.
(Note: The slides (PDF) and bibliography (DOC) are also available.)
Archived Webinar: Making the Choice: Mobile Solutions for Your Library
This webinar explored the different mobile strategies for libraries considering participation in the Mobile Solutions program, including the pros and cons of various mobile solutions. Considerations such as type of mobile solution, cost, implementation time, staffing resources, and community characteristics were discussed
Our Presenter, Christine Walczyk, is an independent technology/library consultant with Trainers-R-Us and hosts TSLAC's regular "Tech Tools with Tine" webinar series.
The archived webinar is available.
Archived Webinar: You've Gone Mobile, Now What?
You have spent time and money in providing your community members with mobile Internet services. You have updated policies, staff member’s skills, and most likely, hardware and software to get this done. Now that it is up and running, you can relax. Or . . . maybe not.
As with every other service you provide, you cannot implement and then leave it alone. You must continue to work with it, promoting it, evaluating it, and showing its relevance to your community. This webinar will give you a start in each of these areas:
- How you might promote your mobile service
- How you might evaluate this service
- How you might show the worth of this service
The archived webinar is available within a shortcourse. Click "Login as a guest" at left to acces without receving CE credit. Log in and enrol to receive CE certificate.