Best Practices for Mobile Web Design

Date(s) - 09/11/2014
All Day



According to the International Telecommunication Union, at the end of 2011 there were more than 1 billion mobile‐broadband subscriptions worldwide! With more of your library users using mobile devices to access information they will assume that your library can be available from anywhere, at any time, and on most any device. Now is the time to be ready for this demand.

In this webinar:

  • Explore some innovative library mobile website designs and see how they were built.
  • Understand how HTML, CSS, and JavaScript work together to build mobile websites.
  • Learn what a mobile framework is and why they are used.
  • Provide some existing mobile services/apps that can be included in library-created mobile websites.
  • Acquire best practices in mobile Web development from start to finish.
Originally broadcast August 14, 2013.

About the Instructor:
Chad Mairn is a librarian, teacher, author and ‘technophile’ who frequently shares his enthusiasm for ‘all-things technology’ as a speaker at library and technology conferences. He is an Information Services Librarian and adjunct professor at St. Petersburg College in Florida and is also the Chief Technology Officer at Novare Library Services, a company he co-founded, and whose goal is “to create custom underlying tools to help libraries interact with users, stay true to their goals and to thrive in the 21st century.