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M-libraries 5 : From devices to people

Needham, Gill, (editor.). Ally, Mohamed, (editor.). International M-Libraries Conference 2014 : Chinese University of Hong Kong), (5th : associated with work. (Added Author).


Based on the proceedings of the Fifth International M-Libraries Conference held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014, this work showcases the diversity of innovative and inspiring work that libraries are doing across the world to interact with their users and deliver resources via mobile and hand-held devices.

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  • ISBN: 9781783300341
  • ISBN: 1783300345
  • Physical Description: xliii, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: London : Facet Publishing, 2015.

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General Note:
Based on the proceedings of the fifth International M-Libraries Conference held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part 1: Best practice for the use of mobile technologies in libraries -- 1. Design and testing of mobile library websites: best practices in creating mobile library applications / John Paul Anbu K and Dr Sanjay Kataria -- 2. 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 Kataria -- 3. Mapping and library services at UOC: a preliminary case study for BPC and UOC / Pep Torn, Anna Zuniga Ruiz and Carme Fenoll Clarabuch -- 4. Library tour evolution (analogue>digital>mobile) / Michael J Whitchurch -- 5. A manifesto for mobile: developing a shared mobile resources checklist / Mark Williams -- 6. M-libraries user services: a survey of the world's leading database publishers for mobile devices / Dr Parveen Babbar and Dr P K Jain -- 7. Assessing students' perception of ease of use and satisfaction with mobile library websites: a private university perspective in Bangladesh / Md Maidul Islam -- 8. 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 libraries -- 9. Smart devices, smart staff / Kay Munro and Karen Stevenson -- 10. Does position within the library affect mobile technology acceptance? / Dr Sarah-Jane Saravani and Dr Gaby Haddow -- 11. Learning with smartphones: higher education students' experiences and practices / Dr Zvjezdana Dukic, Dr Dickson Chiu and Dr Patrick Lo -- 12. 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 Anyaoku -- 13. From brick to click and click to mobile: transforming libraries with mobile technology / Geeta Paliwal and Dr P K Jain -- 14. Mobile applications and services in academic libraries: a survey of university libraries in New Delhi / Dr Seema Chandhok and Dr Parveen Babbar -- 15. Mobile frontiers: real or perceived? Adopting a service-wide approach / Alison Mackenzie -- Part 3: Mobile technologies enhancing information access and pursuing the millennium development goals -- 16. Mobile wellness innovation: a Qi Gong app to improve wellness and cognitive resiliency in older adults / Dr Collen McMillan and Tony Tin -- 17. M-agricultural information services in Zimbabwean libraries: drawbacks and opportunities in facilitating access to information to enhance production / Collence Takaingenhamo Chisita and Thembani Malapela -- Part 4: The impact of mobile technologies on libraries of the future -- 18. The unintentional iPad-lending programme - experience from the Sojourner Truth Library / Kristy Lee -- 19. LibrARy and e-leARning: further adventures with augmented reality / Nitin Parmar, Kate Robinson and Marie Salter -- 20. A library location-based service: the app 'Bavaria in Historical Maps' presents Bavarian history on the mobile internet / Dr Klaus Ceynowa -- 21. The geography of information: Placing our information needs and behaviours in context / Andrew Carlos -- 22. Developing adaptable, efficient mobile library services: librarians as enablers / Lizzie Caperon.
Subject: Electronic information resource searching > Congresses.
Mobile communication systems > Congresses.
Wireless communication systems > Congresses.
Libraries > Information technology.
Libraries > Technological innovations.
Libraries and Museums.
Mobiles Internet.
Electronic information resource searching.
Libraries > Information technology.
Libraries > Technological innovations.
Mobile communication systems.
Wireless communication systems.
Bibliothèque électronique.
Communications mobiles.
Accès à l'information.
Diffusion de l'information.
Technologies de l'information et de la communication.
Genre: Conference papers and proceedings.

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