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Internet of things in libraries and focus on its adoption in developing countries

Magnus Osahon Igbinovia (University Library, Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma, Edo, Nigeria)

Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Article publication date: 25 August 2021

Issue publication date: 19 November 2021

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Abstract

Purpose

The purpose of this study is to x-ray the issues surrounding the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT) in libraries from the perspective of developing countries.

Design/methodology/approach

This study theoretically reviewed the adoption of IoT in libraries in developing countries.

Findings

This study revealed context-based factors such as technological, organizational, environmental and security/privacy factors as determinants of IoT adoption in libraries of developing countries.

Originality/value

The value of this study arises from the need to study the adoption of technological innovation such as the IotT from the lens of developing countries and proffer solution to its associated challenges.

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Citation

Igbinovia, M.O. (2021), "Internet of things in libraries and focus on its adoption in developing countries", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 38 No. 4, pp. 13-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/LHTN-05-2021-0020

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Emerald Publishing Limited

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