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SELL Meeting – Porto 3-4 June 2011
L’Emeroteca Virtuale …
goes mobile!
Ugo Contino – Gino Farinelli – Stefano De Luca
Servizi di Automazione per le Biblioteche
[email protected][email protected][email protected]
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Emeroteca Virtuale
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Digital platform run by CASPUR
Storage, access to almost 6000 full text
journals from various publishers (Elsevier,
Springer, IOPP, Emerald) about 9 million
articles
Accessible only to CIBER members
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Why “emme-roteca”?
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Higher demand on mobile devices
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Users tend to be always wired
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To be in line with other content providers
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“emme-roteca” Virtuale…
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Project plan
In house development (March- May 2010)
Basic functionalities
Technology: software open-source
Service available only for registered users
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Who has access to the M- Emeroteca virtuale?
PDA, Smartphones, Blackberry, Tablet PC
Operating system: Android,
Windows Mobile, Symbian, iPhone
OS
Browser: Safari, Opera mini, IE
mobile, nokia browser
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Technological choices
• Content adptation to
small screen
• Semplification of layout
and navigation menu
• Pages lightness
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Mobile sites – general features
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Resolution 240 x 360 pixel
Simple navigation menu
Page centered (contents)
No horizontal page scrolling
Limited scroll vertical page scrolling
Link size (max 40 px, height)
Short url
Page weight (max 10 – 20 kb)
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Development
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Nokia Framework
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Easy management of CSS for mobile
environment
Availability of html template for porting
web sites to a mobile environment
Rich library of support tools (tweaks)
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General Features (1)
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Service reserved to registered users
Search functionalities
 “Simple Search”
 Journals browsing by:
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Publisher
Title
Category
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General features (2)
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Visualization of bibliographic page
Visualization and download of full text
articles (PDF))
Access to news and announcments
Articles saving *
Search history *
* synchronized with standard environment
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Functionalities which are not available
These functions were eliminated:
 Advanced search
 Citations visualizations *
 HTML version of articles*
 username/password recovery
[ * These pages were to heavy for a
mobile context]
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How to access
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http://m-periodici.caspur.it
http://periodici.caspur.it
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Automatic access through http_user_agent
and automatic readdressing on url mobile
(autodetect)
http://periodici.caspur.it/mobile
http://periodici.caspur.it/m
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Almost a year later
Launched in June 2010
Presented at CIBER Annual Seminar (June 2010)
Stable use since September 2010
Message sent to all registered members
Articles downloaded (Sept- Dec. 2010): 1570
Articles downloaded (Jan- April 2011): 1324
45 registered users used it (2010)
70 registered users use it regularly out of 3000
registered users (2011)
Users from non CIBER university asked

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