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Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services

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Author
Yelton, Andromeda.
Publication Info.
Chicago : American Library Association, 2013.

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Description
1 online resource (37 pages).
Series
Library Technology Reports ; v. 48, no. 1
Library technology reports ; v. 48, no. 1.
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Print version record.
Contents
Cover; Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services; Contents; Who Are Smartphone Users?; Notes; Mobile Websites; Mobile-Friendly Portals; Mobile Library Websites; Picking a Tool; Resources; Notes; Expanding Access to Devices, Collections, and Services; Audiobooks; Texting: Reference and Notification Services; Expanding Access to Mobile Devices; The Unquiet Librarian; Notes; Where to Go Next; Showcasing Community Stories; Building Your Own Technological Capacity; Building Your Organization's Technological Capacity; Parting Thoughts: Why Mobile?; Resources; Notes.
Summary
In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Andromeda Yelton shows how libraries can build on the breadth of this population to help bridge the digital divide and provide even greater access to information. Yelton breaks down the demographics of mobile internet users, provides examples of how different libraries are reaching out to these populations, and suggests what the future may hold for this trend.
Subject
Mobile communication systems -- Library applications.
Digital divide.
Mobile computing.
Smartphones.
Pocket computers.
Wireless communication systems.
Library science -- Technological innovations.
Library Web sites -- Design.
Application software -- Development.
Wireless Internet.
Libraries and the Internet.
Broadband communication systems.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Online social networks -- Library applications. Social media.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Literacy.
COMPUTERS -- Computer Science.
COMPUTERS -- Data Processing.
COMPUTERS -- Hardware -- General.
COMPUTERS -- Information Technology.
COMPUTERS -- Machine Theory.
COMPUTERS -- Reference.
Application software -- Development.
Broadband communication systems.
Digital divide.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Internet -- Social aspects.
Libraries and the Internet.
Library science -- Technological innovations.
Library Web sites -- Design.
Mobile communication systems -- Library applications.
Mobile computing.
Pocket computers.
Smartphones.
Wireless communication systems.
Wireless Internet.
Other Form:
Print version: Yelton, Andromeda. Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services. Chicago : American Library Association, ©2013 9780838958568
ISBN
9780838994207 (electronic bk.)
0838994202 (electronic bk.)
9780838992371 (electronic bk.)
0838992374 (electronic bk.)