Alistair’s entry called the ‘iLib, the Course Book Finder’ uses different searches to find relevant books relating to a specific course. The application also allows users to add books to their personal reading list which can be shared with others. The application including a video summary is explained in Alistair’s cakeBlog.
The judges received 6 working applications which will be featured in a series of workshops over the next month at the Universities of Edinburgh, Sheffield, Sussex and the Open University. This document contains links and details of the working applications.
The applications will also be featured at the concluding MOSAIC event at the University of Wolverhampton on Wednesday 18 November, which will inform the project recommendations to JISC and to the SCONUL Shared Services project on the opportunities relating to activity data and recommendation services that might be pursued within the sector. More information on JISC MOSAIC including event details is available here.