The Changing Nature of Academic Libraries Service Delivery: Taking the Library with You!
Keywords:mobile technologies, academic library services, Nigeria
AbstractThe fundamental objective of a library is to make available reliable information to their clientele in a timely, accurate, pertinent manner. With the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) which allows easy access to information in a convenient form, the traditional methods of accessing library services are being altered. Academic libraries are changing their methods of service delivery; they are experimenting with mobile devices and providing services to support the information needs of their users irrespective of time or distance. This paper presents findings from a study undertaken to examine the prospects for the application of mobile technologies at the University of Jos library, Nigeria.
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