Document Type



The anticipated wide adoption of smartphones by researchers is viewed by the authors as a basis for developing mobile-based services. In response to the UNLV Libraries’ strategic plan’s focus on experimentation and outreach, the authors investigate the current and potential role of smartphones as a valuable discovery tool for library users.


Communication Technology and New Media | Library and Information Science

Publisher Citation

Starkweather, W. M., & Stowers, E. (2009). Smartphones: A potential discovery tool. Information Technology and Libraries, 28, 187-188.