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Comparative Analysis

Comparative Analysis Report [PDF]

This comparative analysis discusses mobile applications and websites that are relevant to CDL services. The report discusses library mobile services, related tools from other organizations and commercial vendors, content and notes tools. There is also a comparison of features of eBook reader devices and mobile device reading applications. Library mobile service topics include mobile websites, text messaging services, catalog search, resource access, and new opportunities. Related tools topics include applications and websites that feature special collections such as photo apps. The content and notes section highlights research tools, notes tools, and citation management tools.

Some of the mobile tools discussed include:

  • Ghent Library Mobile Request
  • UCSD Text a Call Number
  • Oregon State University Mobile Catalog Search
  • WorldCat Mobile
  • RedLaser
  • UCSF Mobile Resources
  • EBSCO Mobile
  • Oregon State University's BeaverTracks
  • NCSU's webcams
  • Museum of London's iPhone app
  • Life.com app
  • LookBackMaps app
  • Fastcase app
  • Pub Med On Tap
  • Papers app
  • PLoS Medicine app
  • AJI Annotate app
  • iBooks app
  • Evernote app
  • Kindle app
  • Kobo app
Last updated: December 14, 2012
Document owner: Rachael Hu