M-Libraries 5: From Devices to People

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edited by Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally

ISBN-13: 9781783300341

224 pages • 6 x 9

This brand new edition of the highly successful M-Libraries series brings together cutting-edge international contributions from the leading experts, practitioners and researchers in the field. Based on the proceedings of the Fifth International M-Libraries Conference held at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2014, it 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. Featuring contributions from international researchers, educators, technical developers, managers and library professionals, this book explores the following themes:

  • Best practice for the use of mobile technologies in libraries
  • Challenges and strategies involved in embracing mobile innovation for libraries
  • The impact of ubiquitous and wearable technologies on the future of libraries
  • Harnessing the future for teaching and learning with mobile technologies
  • Mobile technologies enhancing information access for all and pursuing the millennium development goals
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