6" x 9"
Year Published: 2014
AP Categories: A, B, I, J, Z
This title will be available Spring 2014. You may place an order and the item will be shipped when it becomes available.
In the past few years tablet computing has seemingly emerged from nowhere to spark exciting conversations about the future of academic library use and instruction, touching on everything from textbooks to reference services. Listservs, discussion boards, conference presentations, and journal articles have already put forth some imaginative uses for tablet computers in the academic setting, and this edited volume collects the best of these cutting-edge ideas from a range of contributors, including
- Case studies showing a variety uses for tablets in the academic library and classroom
- Best practices for integrating tablets into existing services
- A survey of tablets and other mobile computing devices currently on the market, such as the iPad, BlackBerry PlayBook, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and Motorola Xoom, as well as a look at the possible future of tablets
This roundup of the latest discussions on the topic is a relevant prism through which readers can discover ways to improve reference and instructional services at all academic libraries.