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Title

Use of Mobile Apps in Information Seeking: An International Viewpoint

Abstract

Due to global advances in mobile technology, smartphones have become a regular personal electronic device in daily life. The mobile devices and their supporting software applications promise of on‐the‐go information‐seeking convenience are now backed by more robust industry infrastructure, sophisticated built input devices, and hundreds of thousands of downloadable applications. Research has focused on the use of these handheld devices/applications in mobile situations.

Meeting Name

76th Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 2013 ASIS&T (2013: Nov. 1-6, Montreal, QC, Canada)

Department(s)

Library and Learning Resources

Keywords and Phrases

Mobile Apps; Information seeking; Use study; User studies; Research methods

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

0044-7870; 1550-8390

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2013 John Wiley & Sons Inc., All rights reserved.

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