Monday, 14 May 2012

Mobile sites made simple: Solutions for smaller academic libraries

an article by Christopher Chan (information services librarian at Hong Kong Baptist University Library) published in College & Research Libraries News Volume 73 Number 5 (May 2012)

Introductory paragraph

Smartphones are fast becoming standard-issue equipment for university students. Regardless of whether they choose devices running Android, iOS, or one of the other operating systems vying for a piece of the mobile pie, students are increasingly accessing the Internet through mobile devices. The 2011 Horizon Report highlighted the rising importance of mobile technology in education, and predicted the mainstream adoption of mobiles for teaching and learning within a year.

A PDF of this article is available but is a 2-column A5 page – I suggest you use the HTML version.

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