The increasing power and ubiquity of mobile devices presents libraries with opportunities to use their digital collections in new ways. This project is an initiative to develop tool sets and techniques for creating lightweight mobile applications to complement and enhance physical exhibits.
- Tito Sierra, Digital Library Initiatives.
- Cory Lown, Digital Library Initiatives.
- Brian Dietz, Special Collections Research Center.
- Genya O'Gara, Special Collections Research Center.
- Todd Kosmerick, Special Collections Research Center.
- Lincoln Hancock, Exhibit Designer.
- Jason Ronallo, Digital Library Initiatives.
This project makes use of a variety of technologies and existing digital collections infrastructure, including:
- Ruby on Rails application framework
- Solr enterprise search platform
- Djatoka image server
- QR Code matrix barcodes
- Historical State
- Released March 8, 2010.
- Red, White & Black, Commemorating African American History at NC State
- 4-H & NC State: Leading Together
Reports and Presentations
Sierra, T. and Casden, J. (2011). "Mobile Enhanced Access to Archives and Special Collections", LYRASIS Technology Ideas and Insights Series, Elon, NC, August 4, 2011.
Last updated: December 16, 2011