Tag Archives: mobile devices

Tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubles in one month

Today the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project announced that tablet and e-book reader ownership nearly doubled over the holidays. Overall, 29 percent of U.S. adults now own at least one of these devices. This is the first report in a series funded in part by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, with an advisory group of library ... Read More »

FCC announces application rules for E-rate pilot program

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a Public Notice detailing the pilot program that was included in the Sixth Report and Order on the E-rate program, released by the Commission at the end of September. The pilot program, E-rate Deployed Ubiquitously 2011 (EDU2011) will look at the benefits and challenges of off-premise wireless connectivity services (Internet access) for mobile devices that would ... Read More »

ALA Annual Conference Event: Libraries and Mobile Devices: Public Policy Considerations

Mobile technologies are becoming an important tool for libraries to connect users and information. If you’re in Chicago for the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, come check OITP’s program Libraries and Mobile Devices: Public Policy Considerations. This event will take place Sunday, July 12, 2009 from 1:30-3:00pm at McCormick Place West W-192a. Panelists will include: Jason Griffey, Assistant Professor and ... Read More »