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M-libraries : libraries on the move to provide virtual access

Author: Mohamed Ally; Gill Needham
Publisher: London : Facet, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title explores the technological and sociological context for m-libraries, describes a range of global initiatives with lessons learned, and discusses the potential for future development.
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
konferenser
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International M-Libraries Conference (1st : 2008 : Milton Keynes, England).
M-libraries.
London : Facet, 2008
(OCoLC)609218671
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohamed Ally; Gill Needham
ISBN: 9781856046480 1856046486
OCLC Number: 216659547
Notes: "[Selected papers from] ... the first international conference on m-libraries ... held recently at the Open University in the United Kingdom (OUUK)"--Page liii.
Description: lvii, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword. Always on: libraries in a world of permanent connectivity / Lorcan Dempsey --
Introduction / Mohamed Ally --
Libraries in a networked society / John Naughton --
Libraries and Net Gen learners: current and future challenges in the mobile society / Joan K. Lippincott --
Encyclopedic knowledge in the mobile age / Agnes Kukulska-Hulme --
Nomadicity and information access: the mobile digital library for people on the move / Mohamed Ally --
Use of mobile technology for mobile learning and mobile libraries in a mobile society / John M. Traxler --
Exploiting mobile communications for library service development: technical possibilities and cultural implications / William Foster and Cain Evans --
Harnessing OERs, mobiles and other technologies for teacher education in Africa: the TESSA and DEEP projects / Freda Wolfenden --
Libraries and mobile phones in Southern Africa: possible applications at the University of South Africa Library / Buhle Mbambo-Thata --
Mobile information access for community-based health workers In developing countries / Adesina Iluyemi --
An effective mobile-friendly digital library to support mobile learners / Yang Cao, Mohamed Ally, Tony Tin, Steve Schafer and Maureen Hutchison --
Accessing library resources while on placement: can mobile devices help students? / Lynne Callaghan, Susan J. Lea, Ruth Charlton and Emma Whittlesea --
Public libraries, mobile learning and the creative citizen / Geoff Butters, Margaret Markland and Robert Davies --
Mobile support for distance learners: an investigation / Jane Lunsford --
M-learning and m-teaching architectures and the integration of evolving multi-campus educational support e-services / Ivan Ganchev, Mairtin O'Droma, Damien Meere, Micheal O. hAodha and Stanimir Stojanov --
Designing and developing e-learning content for mobile platforms: a collaboration between Athabasca University and the Open University / Tony Tin, Hassan Sheikh and Colin Elliott --
Open Library in your pocket --
services to meet the needs of on- and off-campus users / Hassan Sheikh, Susan Eales and Mariano Rico --
On metadata for the operationalization of m-libraries / Jim Hahn --
Designing mobile digital libraries in a clinical domain / Anne Adams --
Use of a mobile digital library for mobile learning / Mohamed Ally, Rory McGreal, Steve Schafer, Tony Tin and Billy Cheung --
Digilab: a case study in encouraging mobile learning through library innovation / Keren Mills, Non Scantlebury and Rhodri Thomas --
From shelf to PDA: how to transform mobile devices into a library information tool / Angels Carles, Ana Castellano and Fernando Guerrero --
Working towards the ubiquitous library: an exploratory case study of cell phone informatics for new student library orientation / Jim Hahn --
A basic plan for mobile service connectivity for the library system of the Open University of Sri Lanka / Wathmanel Seneviratne --
Information literacy: sharing ideas for delivery on the move / Peter Godwin, Anne Hewling and Jo Parker --
Conclusion: thoughts on the future of m-libraries / Gill Needham.
Responsibility: edited by Gill Needham and Mohamed Ally.

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A collection of contributions from experts in the field of m-libraries, based on the First International M-Libraries Conference. It explores the technical and social context for m-libraries. It  Read more...

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