Make Your Smartphone Even Smarter with New Mobile Services Introduced this Fall
By Kevin Kidd
Do you have an iPhone, Android, iPod Touch, iPad, Blackberry or other mobile device? The Libraries have expanded the number of mobile services that can be delivered via your Smartphone. You can now access many services, previously available only through the website, on your phone. Connect to the BC Libraries wherever you go. Go to Mobile Services and check it out! Also check out Ken Liss, the Communication and History Librarian, walking you through some of the new services on YouTube.
The new mobile-optimized web application is designed to give you quick and convenient access to many library services. You can
But Wait! There's More to Come
The list above is just a set of beta services the BC Libraries are offering to mobile users. We are working furiously to add additional services:
We Need Your Input
Please let us know what you think about these new mobile library services. We would love to hear your comments, criticisms and brilliant ideas. Use the Comment link on the site to send mail from your phone, or feel free to e-mail us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Other Great Mobile Library Services and Apps
In addition to the new mobile library services we built for Boston College users, there are many useful library-related web sites optimized for mobile devices. Try those listed below, some links may only work on your mobile device.
For those of you with iPhones, the following databases have research apps you can install (many provide apps for Android and other mobile devices as well):
So, use the browser on your smartphone and go to Mobile Services. Remember, you can send feedback from your mobile device using the Comment link on the site or send e-mail to email@example.com. We're waiting to hear from you. Enjoy!
Kevin Kidd, Systems Manager, O'Neill Library