Foursquare & Other Location-Based Apps

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One of the hottest trends is location-based mobile applications where users check in at locations. Users receive virtual badges, real life discounts and network with friends through these services and businesses use these applications to reward loyal users. This presentation will explore what exactly FourSquare, Facebook Places and other location based applications are and how libraries can utilize them to promote their library services to mobile users.


<ul><li> 1. FourSquare&amp; Other Location-Based Apps<br />Mathew Honan: 37.769958 N, 122.467233 W.Photo:Jason Madara<br /></li></ul> <p> 2. Objectives<br /></p> <ul><li>Highlight and demonstrate a variety of location-aware applications.</li></ul> <p> 3. Offer strategies and practical ideas to help provide morevisibility to library resources and services. 4. Discuss as a group what librarians can do to continue enhancing learning and inspiring participation while adding measurable value for their communities. </p>