Mobile Solutions Funding Now Available
for TexShare Member Libraries

Goal:

To ensure that member libraries have a mobile presence useful to, and used by, their customers.

Round 1

Round 1 is complete. If you have applied for a subsidy, please refer to this web site for information on project requirements.

Round 2

Funding is now available for TexShare Member Libraries for projects starting September 2013.


Training

FY2013:

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.

Then you can vote via survey for the solution you would like to receive training on in FY2014. 

(Note: The slides (PDF) and bibliography (DOC) are also available.)

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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.

FY2014:

In FY2014 we will provide a training program for libraries that choose to develop mobile accessible websites in house.  More information coming.


Questions?

Contact           texshare@tsl.texas.gov

                        1-800-252-9386

 

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