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Open access archives and repositories
(Open Access Week 2009, 2009)
Governments and research funding organizations are increasingly reluctant to fund research that is not widely distributed and affordable, creating the need for repositories through which scholars can legally distribute ...
Create mobile content using a mobile-friendly knowledge management system: The Athabasca University experience
(m-Libraries 2009, 2009)
Very few knowledge management systems are mobile-friendly, resulting in limited access to content through mobile devices. Researchers and developers have put good effort into developing a mobile-friendly knowledge management ...
Mobile library: connecting new generations of learners to the library in the mobile age
(m-Libraries 2009, 2009)
Digital library services delivered through mobile devices can offer flexibility in terms of access and content, increased hands-on experience, and enhanced information and mobile literacy skills of learners. Athabasca ...
Mobile library: connecting mobile learners to the library in the digital age
(Canada Library Association (CLA) Conference 2008, 2008)
With the rapid evolution of technology today, distance education is about to shift to Mobile learning where e-learning materials are being delivered through mobile devices. Wireless and mobile technology provides flexibility ...
Innovation in workplace and language training; the Athabasca University mobile workplace project
(ICT2010 Singapore, 2010)
The need for studies on learning via mobile device, particularly how workplace and language training might be conducted, grows in importance, as more and more people become mobile device users. The Athabasca University ...
From m-library to mobile ESL: Athabasca University as an advocate for mobile learning
(m-Libraries 2007, 2007)
Athabasca University (AU) library has taken an active role in advocating mobile learning within the institution and has been developing mobile friendly resources and services to cater to diverse learners since 2004. AU ...
Designing a mobile device automatic detector to support mobile library systems
Content providers cannot ensure that digital material will be reformatted and accessed by any mobile device correctly due to mobile device limitations. A mobile device automatic detector can provide accurate information ...
Mobile access for workplace and language training
Panel on Moving to Open Educational Resources at Athabasca University
Dr. Cindy Ives, Director of the Centre for Learning Design and Development (CLDD) at Athabasca University, discusses recent projects in the CLDD that have focused on open educational resources including initiatives to ...