Mobile phones, tablets, text messaging, etc., everybody's doing it, doing it...
but are we doing it - we the Knowledge Organization (KO) community? Are we doing
it effectively? Are we applying mobile methods to our core KO interests? Is KO
taking full advantage of the opportunities to reach our end-users wherever they
go? Come to the City University on Wednesday 5 November to think some more about
"Knowledge organization goes mobile" - ISKO UK afternoon meeting
at City University London, 5th November 2014
Generously hosted by the City University, this half-day meeting will focus
on ways of organizing information to take advantage of mobile technology. Papers
and posters explore the challenges of organizing and delivering information
via mobile platforms including mobile phones and tablets to support mobile working.
The meeting includes reports on technology solutions that enable users to locate
and interact with information in a variety of information formats and media.
There will also be posters disseminating the latest research by PhD students
in the leading departments around the UK.
- Max Whitby of Touchpress, organizing information for us on iPads;
- John Baker and Tom Crane of Digirati, on optimizing for a mobile environment
at the Wellcome library;
- Sharon Richardson of Joining Dots Ltd, who advocates "Bring your own...
- Amir Naghsh, London School of Economics, who describes "Women's
walks", a project of the LSE Library using smartphone technology.
As usual the afternoon will be FREE for ISKO members and full-time students,
and just 40 pounds for non-members. For more details please go to <www.iskouk.org/events/mobileKO_Nov_2014.htm>
, and book your place.
Please pass this invitation on to any colleagues who may be interested.
Hoping to see you there,
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