Saturday, May 22, 2010

Call for Presenters: "Mobile Catalog Interfaces"

Call for Presenters: "Mobile Catalog Interfaces"

ALCTS Catalog Form and Function Interest Group
ALA Annual, Washington, DC
Saturday 6/26/10 10:30 am-12:00 noon

The ALCTS Catalog Form & Function Interest Group is looking for presenters for its session at ALA Annual, to be held from 10:30 to 12:00 on Saturday, June 26th. CFFIG, is interested in exploring the relationship between the mobile catalog interface, discovery tools, and the local catalog. Our topic will be "Mobile Catalog Interfaces," and we are currently looking for presenters for this session. Presentations should be approximately 15 minutes in length with 10 minutes for follow-up questions. Discussion will focus on integration of a mobile catalog interface with platforms such as: Summon, Ebscohost Integrated Search, World Cat Local, Endeca, Encore, AquaBrowser, and the local catalog. Suggestions for approaches to the presentations might include:
-Mobile catalog interface design strategies and challenges
-Do mobile catalog interfaces meet end user needs?

The level of discussion will be determined by the level of interest/involvement of you, the presenter! So please indicate your interest in presenting to Richard Guajardo, Chair, CFFIG ( by May 28th.