Making the Invisible Visible

Bibliocommons

Date Awarded
01/30/15
Amount
$35,000
Grant Period
01/30/15 to 04/29/15
Focus Area
Media Innovation
Initiatives
Knight Library Initiative, Knight News Challenge, Knight Prototype Fund

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  • Toronto, ON

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Prototyping an app to give patrons a deeper library experience based on the user's location, interests and actions in the library.

Project Team

Iain Lowe

Product Manager, UX Manager, Bibliocommons

Iain has been documenting, designing and building software and web applications for over twenty years. In that time he has wireframed and prototyped applications, websites, and hardware interfaces for e-commerce, government, not-for-profit, and telecommunications organizations. For the last two years he has been working in the public library sector in the dual role of UX Manager and Product Manager at Bibliocommons. Iain has been a local leader of the Toronto chapter of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) and has spoken at numerous events. When not in front of a computer, Iain enjoys woodworking and watching his children grow smarter than him. He also likes potato chips.

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