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M-Libraries 5 : From devices to people

Author: Mohamed Ally; Gill Needham
Publisher: London : Facet, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

An up-to-date showcase of the innovative and inspiring work that libraries are doing across the world to interact with their users and deliver resources via mobile devices.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Ally; Gill Needham
ISBN: 9781783300341 1783300345
OCLC Number: 1026070367
Notes: Incluye índices.
Description: XLIII, 222 p. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword - Joan K LippincottIntroduction - Gill NeedhamPART 1: BEST PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES IN LIBRARIES1. Design and testing of mobile library websites: best practices in creating mobile library applications - John Paul Anbu K and Dr Sanjay Kataria2. Mobile information literacy for libraries: a case study on requirements for an effective information literacy programme - Shri Ram, John Paul Anbu K and Dr Sanjay Kataria3. Mapping and library services at UOC: a preliminary case study for BPC and UOC - Pep Torn, Anna Zuniga Ruiz and Carme Fenoll Clarabuch4. Library tour evolution (analogueï  digitalï  mobile) - Michael J Whitchurch5. A manifesto for mobile: developing a shared mobile resources checklist - Mark Williams6. M-libraries user services: a survey of the world's leading database publishers for mobile devices- Dr Parveen Babbar and Dr P K Jain7. Assessing students' perception of ease of use and satisfaction with mobile library websites: a private university perspective in Bangladesh - Md Maidul Islam8. Web v native application: best practices and considerations in the development and design of web applications - Gillian Nowlan PART 2: CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN EMBRACING MOBILE INNOVATION FOR LIBRARIES9. Smart devices, smart staff - Kay Munro and Karen Stevenson10. Does position within the library affect mobile technology acceptance? - Dr Sarah-Jane Saravani and Dr Gaby Haddow11. Learning with smartphones: higher education students' experiences and practices - Dr Zvjezdana Dukic, Dr Dickson Chiu and Dr Patrick Lo12. Innovative use of SMS for library services: attitude of library professionals in Anambra and Delta public libraries - Nkem Ekene Osuigwe, Chinelo O Jiagbogu, Nkechi S Udeze and Ebele N Anyaoku13. From brick to click and click to mobile: transforming libraries with mobile technology - Geeta Paliwal and Dr P K Jain14. Mobile applications and services in academic libraries: a survey of university libraries in New Delhi - Dr Seema Chandhok and Dr Parveen Babbar15. Mobile frontiers: real or perceived? Adopting a service-wide approach - Alison MackenziePART 3: MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES ENHANCING INFORMATION ACCESS AND PURSUING THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOAL16. Mobile wellness innovation: a Qi Gong app to improve wellness and cognitive resiliency in older adults - Dr Collen McMillan and Tony Tin17. M-agricultural information services in Zimbabwean libraries: drawbacks and opportunities in facilitating access to information to enhance production - Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita and Thembani MalapelaPART 4: THE IMPACT OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES ON LIBRARIES OF THE FUTURE18. The unintentional iPad-lending programme - experience from the Sojourner Truth Library - Kristy Lee19. LibrARy and e-leARning: further adventures with augmented reality - Nitin Parmar, Kate Robinson and Marie Salter20. A library location-based service: the app `Bavaria in Historical Maps' presents Bavarian history on the mobile internet - Dr Klaus Ceynowa21. The geography of information: Placing our information needs and behaviours in context - Andrew Carlos22. Developing adaptable, efficient mobile library services: librarians as enablers - Lizzie CaperonConclusion - Professor Mohamed Ally
Responsibility: edited by Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally.


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