Using Proximity Beacons to Connect Physical & Virtual Library Spaces: A Case Study

Katelyn Tucker Burton, Jason Burton, Alyssa Archer

Abstract


Proximity Beacons, or iBeacons, use a Bluetooth signal to deliver messages to mobile devices when a user is in range. Radford University used iBeacons placed throughout the library to create an interactive game for National Library Week that helps students make connections between the library's physical and virtual spaces.

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proximity beacons; iBeacons; library spaces

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21061/valib.v62i1.1329

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