M-LIBRARIES 5

From Devices to People

Gill Needham (Open University Library, Reino Unido) y Mohamed Ally (Athabasca University, Canadá) – Editores

Londres, Reino Unido. FACET Publishing. ISBN. 9781783300341. Mayo de 2015. 224 págs. Rústica.

PVP EUR 89,00 (4% IVA incluido)

Un nuevo trabajo, actualizado e inspirador, con las prácticas que las bibliotecas están haciendo, en todo el mundo, para interactuar con sus usuarios y mostrar sus recursos con dispositivos móviles.

Esta nueva edición de la exitosa serie M-Libraries ofrece contribuciones internacionales, basada en las actas de la 5ª Conferencia de M-Libraries que tuvo lugar en Hong Kong en 2014, ilustra la diversidad en estas prácticas, como se puede ver en el índice aquí adjunto.

Podemos ofrecer una oferta para las anteriores ediciones de M-Libraries, pregúntennos por sus precios y datos.

 

Extracto del índice:

Foreword – Joan K Lippincott

Introduction – Gill Needham

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 Zuñiga 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 GOAL

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

Conclusion – Professor Mohamed Ally

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