Cover; Bridging the Digital Divide with Mobile Services; Contents; Who Are Smartphone Users?; Notes; Mobile Websites; Mobile-Friendly Portals; Mobile Library Websites; Picking a Tool; Resources; Notes; Expanding Access to Devices, Collections, and Services; Audiobooks; Texting: Reference and Notification Services; Expanding Access to Mobile Devices; The Unquiet Librarian; Notes; Where to Go Next; Showcasing Community Stories; Building Your Own Technological Capacity; Building Your Organization's Technological Capacity; Parting Thoughts: Why Mobile?; Resources; Notes.
In this issue of Library Technology Reports, Andromeda Yelton shows how libraries can build on the breadth of this population to help bridge the digital divide and provide even greater access to information. Yelton breaks down the demographics of mobile internet users, provides examples of how different libraries are reaching out to these populations, and suggests what the future may hold for this trend.