Research & Workshops

Research Paper: Does Place Affect User Engagement and Understanding? Mobile Learner Perceptions on the Streets of New York. Journal of Documentation, 69(1), 98-120.

Past Conferences

July 16-21, 2012
Debbie Rabina & Anthony Cocciolo
Uncovering lost histories through GeoStoryteller: A digital GeoHumanities project
Digital Humanities 2012, Hamburg, Germany

June 24, 2012
Brigitte Doellgast & Anthony Cocciolo
Annual Meeting of the American Library Association, Anaheim, CA

March 21, 2012
Augmented Reality: German Traces NYC
Anthony Cocciolo
Metropolitan New York Library Council, New York, NY

Februrary 8-9, 2012
Does the use of Place Affect Learner Engagement? The Case of GeoStoryteller on the Streets of New York
Anthony Cocciolo & Debbie Rabina
iConference 2012, Toronto

December 4-6, 2011
GeoStoryteller: Taking grey literature to the streets of New York.
Debbie Rabina & Anthony Cocciolo
Thirteenth International Conference on Grey Literature, Washington DC.

August 2, 2011
Using Mobile Technology to Promote Historical Understanding: Exploring German Traces on the Streets of New York.
Anthony Cocciolo & Debbie Rabina
MobilityShifts: International Future of Learning Summit, New York.



GeoStoryteller is an educational tool that allows you to create stories about physical places. Users can take a walking tour and engage with the GeoStories you have created using their mobile phone. GeoStoryteller was made possible through the support of the Goethe-Institut New York.

Create an account and login to author your own GeoStories.

Or use your mobile phone to explore GeoStoryteller.
Open your mobile browser to

GeoStoryteller can now be used with Layar, the augmented
reality web browser
. For more information, click here.

GeoStoryteller is available as free, Open Source Software. You can download it at SourceForge.

Need help using GeoStoryteller? Check-out the new video tutorials »