Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 12-12-2019


Smartphones and Mobile applications are considered as one of the dominant communication tools in every walk of life whether it is for general or professional communication in education domain. The smartphone of different kinds with powerful features through applications is available in the market; which can also be used in an academic library to promote library activities and services for the benefit of fraternity and research output. To enable such services, mobile applications related to library play a vital role in disseminating information to the users over smartphones. The purpose of this study is to find out the awareness, access, and usage of mobile application among the users of technical institute library using the survey method in National Institute of Technology, Rourkela. From this study, it enumerates that mobile application and its functionality significantly enhance the use of library resources and services more effectively and efficiently.