Libraries always rely on Information Technology (IT) to systematically manage their huge books and journals (e.g. Digital Library (DL) and Web-Based Online Public Access Catalogue (WebPAC)). In order to enhance the library's mobile-related advance services, Mobile-Library (M-Lib) provides a real-time searching tool for library's WebPAC online systems via Mobile Devices. To fulfill not only a relatively convenience tool, but also an effective manner and low-cost mobile service for books searching which is the core of what this study attempts. M-Lib can extend an added value to the library stakeholders or book-related industry sectors (e.g. online/offline bookstores) to rethink how to provide useful library services. This research concludes with implications for research and practices based on mobile and wireless value.
International Journal of Mobile Communications, 5(5), 487-507