The implementation of mobile libraries (m-libraries) in Open University Malaysia

The implementation of mobile libraries (m-libraries) in Open University Malaysia. In: 12th International Conference on Information (ICI12), 12-13 December 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Submitted) (2012)


This paper highlights the implementation of mobile libraries (m-libraries) initiative in Open University Malaysia (OUM). Established to expand its reach to existing user base and increase its appeal to segments that were previously unreachable, this initiative will support the concept of
ubiquitous learning among OUM Learners. The usage of m-libraries among OUM community also will be discussed. Type of information retrieved when using m-libraries will be elaborated. The role of Quick Reading Codes (QR-Codes) in m-libraries environment and findings on usability test on the implementation of OUM m-libraries will be presented. Finally, the future of m-libraries will be briefly discussed.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Library services, Mobile libraries (m-libraries), Digital library, Academic libraries, Mobile devices, QR Codes, Ubiquitous learning, Outreach services
Taxonomy: By Subject > Information Management > Digital Libraries
By Subject > Information Management > Library and Information Management
By Subject > Information Management > Library Science
Local Content Hub: Subjects > Information Management
Depositing User: Muhammad Shafiq Amirullah
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2022 04:05
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2022 04:33
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