Comparación de los datos de uso de la app y el sitio web móvil de una biblioteca universitaria

Arroyo-Vázquez, Natalia and Merlo-Vega, José-Antonio Comparación de los datos de uso de la app y el sitio web móvil de una biblioteca universitaria. El profesional de la información, 2017, vol. 26, n. 6, pp. 1119-1126. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

Apps are used by university libraries to disseminate their collections and services. In 2011 the University of Salamanca (USAL) launched the first mobile app for libraries in Spanish-speaking regions: Biblio USAL. Usage data was gathered for this app (2011-2015) and analyzed and compared to that of the university library’s mobile website. The findings show a preference for adapted web versions and the need to offer new generation apps that provide services not featured on the website.

Spanish abstract

Las bibliotecas universitarias emplean apps para la difusión de sus colecciones y servicios. La Universidad de Salamanca (USAL) lanzó en 2011 la primera aplicación de bibliotecas en el ámbito hispanohablante. Se analizan los datos de uso de la app BiblioUSAL (2011-2015) y se comparan con los datos de acceso a la versión móvil de su sitio web. El estudio determina la preferencia del usuario por las versiones web adaptadas y la necesidad de ofrecer apps de nueva generación que aporten servicios no disponibles en la web.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Apps; Web móvil; Smartphones; Tabletas; Bibliotecas universitarias; Estudios de usuarios; Universidad de Salamanca; Mobile web; Tablets; Academic libraries; User studies; University of Salamanca.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
L. Information technology and library technology > LT. Mobile devices
Depositing user: Natalia Arroyo-Vázquez
Date deposited: 21 Feb 2022 08:10
Last modified: 22 Feb 2022 07:54


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