Information provision to students using mobile phones: A case study of the University of Zambia Library
Kanyengo, Christine Wamunyima
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Provision of library and information services using mobile telephones is gaining popularity among library users worldwide. And some libraries have taken advantage of this technology in order to introduce new library services as well as reach library users that traditionally they would not able to reach. This paper looks at the possibility of introducing a mobile library service by the University of Zambia (UNZA) library as an alternative way of providing information to university students. This is done by assessing the views of students. The findings points out that students will overwhelming accept the service. The paper concludes that by using mobile cell phones, the library can introduce new library services; expand its user base and reach users that are not easily reachable.
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