Friday, March 8, 2013

March: Mobile Website Design for Libraries

Presenters:  Chad Mairn and Thomas A. Peters

Format:  Webinar

Date:  Thursday, March 14, 2013

Start Time:    12 Noon Pacific
1PM Mountain
2PM Central
3PM Eastern

For more information and to participate in the Thursday, March 14, 2013

Did you know:

·        At the end of 2011 there were more than 1 billion mobile-broadband subscriptions worldwide?
·        More library customers are using mobile devices and assume your library can be accessible from anywhere, at any time, and on most any device?

This webinar will help you learn how to easily and effectively make your library’s website accessible and useful to mobile users.  Chad Mairn will describe and demonstrate various tools, tips, and techniques for creating mobile websites, making them interactive and engaging, and integrating them with other resources, services, and systems available through your library. 

At the end of this one-hour webinar, participants will be able to:
·        Identify 3 innovative library mobile website designs.
·        Explain how HTML, CSS, and JavaScript work together to build mobile websites.
·        Describe what a mobile framework is and why they are used.
·        List 3 existing mobile services/apps that can be included in library-created mobile websites.
·        Describe the best practices in mobile Web development
·        Use a step-by-step guide for implementing a mobile website.

This webinar will be of interest to library administrators, librarians, and library and IT staff members in all types of libraries who are interested in the design and creation of mobile websites.

Please Note: This is the final webinar in a four-part series on the Mobile Revolution and Libraries. Links to the archives of the previous webinars will be found at:

This webinar will last approximately one hour. Webinars are free of charge.  Please note: we have changed hosting services fromWebEx to Adobe Connect, so we advise you to test your browser before the webinar:

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