Research and discovery functions in mobile academic libraries

Catharine Bomhold
  • Library Hi Tech, March 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/lht-09-2014-0084

Academic libraries that are using mobile apps

What is it about?

This is a survey of US academic libraries that are using mobile apps and the functions that they offer.

Why is it important?

This research surveyed academic libraries at Carnegie-ranked RU/VH universities. Other research has used ACRL institutions, which is a self-selected data pool.


Dr Catharine A Bomhold
University of Southern Mississippi

It is interesting to note the number of libraries at RU/VH institutions that do not have apps that aid researchers where they are, ie, on-the go.

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