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Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh.

Cruickshank, Peter (2011) Your library: supporting mobile users in Edinburgh. Technical Report. Smart Cities Project, Edinburgh.

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The Library and Information Services department of the City of Edinburgh Council has been extending its service provision for citizens and engaging with the wider community. This case study shows how it has made innovative use of services and applications (Apps) for mobile devices. It makes it clear that support for mobile devices is best seen in the context of a wide-ranging social media and digital communication strategy. This case study covers the relationship with the digital communications service providers and the suppliers of the library management suite. It also considers other content and services available to mobile devices including as eBooks and audio content.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
ISBN: 9781907576355
Additional Information: The Smart Cities project is creating an innovation network between cities and academic partners to develop and deliver better e-services to citizens and businesses in the North Sea Region. Smart Cities is funded by the Interreg IVB North Sea Region Programme of the European Union. Smart Cities is PARTLY funded by the Interreg IVB North Sea Region Programme of the European Union. The North Sea Region Programme 2007-2013 works with regional development projects around the North Sea. Promoting transnational cooperation, the Programme aims to make the region a better place to live, work and invest in
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mobile technology; public libraries; Edinburgh; Scotland; information systems; regional development; local government; UK
University Divisions/Research Centres: Edinburgh Napier University, Institute for Informatics and Digital Innovation
Dewey Decimal Subjects: 000 Computer science, information & general works > 020 Library & information sciences
Library of Congress Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Item ID: 5661
Depositing User: Computing Research
Date Deposited: 10 Oct 2012 14:28
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2012 14:28
URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5661

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