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Adopting Mobile Technologies for Social Media Based Library Services at the Wisconsin International University College Library, Ghana
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Academic libraries play a critical role in supporting teaching, learning and research in higher institutions. Libraries should provide access to educational resources in varying formats. Adopting mobile technologies for social media based library services in developing countries has not yet been fully explored. This article reports on the possibility of adopting mobile technologies for social media based library services at the Wisconsin International University College, Ghana. The article provides a brief overview of the technologies that are available as well as some services that can be provided using the available technologies. Possible challenges in the course of adopting the technologies for service delivery in the library have been discussed as well as a number of recommendations based on the findings from the study.