Libraries and Mobile Technologies: An Assessment of the Deployment of Mobile Technologies in Libraries

Libraries and Mobile Technologies: An Assessment of the Deployment of Mobile Technologies in Libraries

Hudron K. Kari

Federal University Otuoke

Global Journal of Library and Information Science

In this study, the researcher examined the views of library users and professional regarding the deployment of mobile technologies in libraries. The researcher tested five hypotheses to achieve the study objectives. The survey research design was used for the study. A total of 250 library users and 250 library professionals took part in the study. The questionnaire served as the instrument for data collection. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse the results of the study. All the five assumptions were not supported (p>0.05). Therefore, the researchers conclude that both library users an professionals are aware of mobile technologies, ready to apply them in library services, and are influenced by perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness. The practical and theoretical implications of the results have been explored.

Keywords: library, mobile technologies, professionals, users.

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Hudron K. Kari. Libraries and Mobile Technologies: An Assessment of the Deployment of Mobile Technologies in Libraries. Global Journal of Library and Information Science, 2019, 2:16.


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