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International Journal of Academic Library and Information Science

Vol. 4(1), pp. 3241, January, 2016. 

ISSN: 2360-7858

DOI: 10.14662/IJARER2015.062

 

Full Length Research

 

Possibility of Offering Library Services Based on Cell phone in the Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi, Iran

 

Sakine Alavifar

 

M. ALibrary and Information Science. (salavifar636@gmail.com)

Astan Quds Razavi library

 

Accepted 24 January 2016

Abstract

 

Purpose: This Study seeks to explore different services can be offer in libraries via mobile phones, then reveal the opinion of the users of Organization of Libraries, Museums and Document center of Astan Quds Razavi about library services based on cell Phones, to recommend new services for this library. 

Design/Methodology/Approach: Descriptive survey method was used in this research and the required data were collected from 325 randomly selected samples, through a questionnaire developed by researcher and Library facilities in order to provide mobile services was assessed with the interview.

Findings: Findings showed that80% of respondents supported the use of Mobile phone in the library. 86% of respondents like to use SMS services to know information on new books. Reference services like SDI 82%, downloading electronic files with Bluetooth include high levels of demands.  Totally, in 79% of proposed services, respondents consent was more than 60%.

Originality/value: Mobile Library Services provide easy access to work with library services and facilities, and its expected that the efficiency of central library of Astan Quds Services will be greater by using Mobile Library Services, as the first and biggest library of Middle East and High level of satisfaction of the users can be met.

 

Keywords: Feasibility, Library services, Cell phones, central library of Astan Quds Razavi.



 

Cite This Article As: Alavifar  S (2016). Possibility of Offering Library Services Based on Cell phone in the Central Library of Astan Quds Razavi, Iran. Inter. J. Acad. Lib. Info. Sci. 4(1): 32-41.

 

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