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Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Ifijeh, Goodluck and Segun-Adeniran, Chidi D. (2015) Mobile Phones and Libraries/Information Centres. In: Encyclopedia of Mobile Phone Behaviour. IGI.

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This chapter examines mobile phone use and behavior among users in library and information centres. It discusses both observed and perceived mobile phone behaviors among library users and advocates the control of identified negative trends in libraries. It recommends that user education should be intensified; law and legislations on mobile use in libraries should be enacted and guarded jealously. The chapter concludes that, though the use of mobile phones has revolutionized library and information services, it also redefined user behavior. Negative behaviors associated with the use of mobile phones among users will stop or at least reduce while libraries and librarians will continue to evolve ways and means to curb ugly trends.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2016 10:43
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2016 10:43

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