LibraryLinkNJ Mobile Pilot Project - FY2012

LibraryLinkNJ announces

New Jersey Libraries-On-The-Go

Project Budget:   $225,000
Eligible Members:    Public, Academic, School and Library-Related Agencies
Project Launch: December 7, 2011
Application Deadline:  February 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm
Evaluation Start Date: March 1, 2012
Notification Date:  March 12, 2012, or earlier
Implementation Deadline:   June 30, 2012
Participant Project Report Date:  August 15, 2012

 

302.9 million Americans
(84% of the total US population) are mobile subscribers.

Source: Lee Rainie, Pew Internet & American Life Project: http://tinyurl.com/3u85re8

 

Goal               

     To ensure that member libraries have a mobile presence useful to, and used by, their customers.

Objectives

  • To provide a selection of mobile options for multi-type libraries;
  • To assist libraries in deciding which option best suits their mobile strategy goals and needs;
  • To facilitate implementing mobile services across the state quickly; and,
  • To subsidize selected libraries’ implementation, marketing and/or evaluation costs.

Project Documents

  • Mobile Pilot Project Description and Details [ WORD | PDF ]
  • Mobile Project Application and Instructions Form A – For libraries that have not yet implemented a mobile app or mobile website service [ WORD | PDF ]
  • Mobile Project Application and Instructions Form B – For Libraries that have already implemented a mobile app or Mobile website project [ WORD | PDF ]
  • Subsidy Chart  [ WORD | PDF ]
  • Vendor Chart with Features  [ EXCEL | PDF ]
  • Vendor Pages: Be sure to read both the websites and the pdfs.  There is important information in the pdfs for LibraryLinkNJ members.  NOW (Infor) [ WEBSITE | PDF ]; LibraryAnywhere [ WEBSITE | PDF ]; Boopsie [ WEBSITE | PDF ]
  • LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Regional Library Cooperative, Strategic Plan FY2012-FY2014  [ PDF ]
  • Selected Current Library Apps and Mobile Websites in New Jersey [ WORD | PDF ] Updated! - 2/13/2012
  • Membership Meeting 12/8/11 - Mobile Strategies in Libraries: New Jersey Libraries On-The-Go! - Program PowerPoint - Lots of very helpful information.
    [ PPT | PDF ]

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