IMLS Sparks! / Mobile Augmented Reality Applications
The University Library at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign along with partners from the Graduate School of Library and Information Science and Computer Science graduate students coded an open source mobile Augmented Reality (AR) app for deeper in-library engagement with both print and digital resources. Our objectives include creating shelf recognition software for mobile devices that integrate print and digital resources into the on-site library experience and experiment with location based recommendation services.
(Code4Lib, 2015-10-20)With funding from an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Sparks! Ignition Grant, researchers from the University of Illinois Library designed and tested a mobile recommender app with augmented reality features. ...
(2015-03-27)ACRL 2015 presentation on the Topic Space module of Minrva. Using open source optical character recognition software, the app allows students to take a picture of a book call number in order to receive recommendations for ...
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(2014-12)Final Grant Report to IMLS for Sparks! IMLS Grant.
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(ACRL, 2012-09-03)Blog post on ACRL TechConnect website describing work objectives in year one (2012-2013) of the IMLS Sparks! Grant, "Rapid Prototyping Mobile Augmented Reality Applications".
Rapid Prototyping Mobile Augmented Reality Applications Interim Report October 2012-September 2013 (2013-09)An interim project report for Sparks! IMLS Grant.