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A Study on the Design of Mobile Catalog Search Interface in Academic Libraries
A Study on the Design of Mobile Catalog Search Interface in Academic Libraries
Journal of Information Management. 2012. Oct, 43(4): 97-117
  • Published : October 30, 2012
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Jeong, Seo-Young
Lee, Sung-Sook

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The purpose of this study is to present the design of search interface of mobile catalog of University libraries by identifying the current situation of search interface of mobile catalog of domestic and overseas academic libraries and users' preferences derived by survey, and reflecting the combined results. The investigation on current situation of search interface of mobile catalog of domestic University libraries was carried out by using checklist for functional assessment targeting 82 mobile catalogs. For overseas examples, contents and functional elements about 15 mobile catalog search interface of academic libraries in England and US were examined and analyzed. In addition, three domestic University libraries's mobile catalogs were selected as research targets and the survey was carried out to identify the situation of use of mobile catalog and preference on search interface.
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