Library Hi Tech: Volume 37 Issue 2


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How to design innovative information services at the library?

Magdalena Wójcik

The subject of the paper is innovative information services. The purpose of this paper is to identify the potential sources of innovation in library information services…


“The screen shows movement – movement is interesting!” exploring effects of multimedia stories on preschool children’s story comprehension and enjoyment

Hui-Yun Sung, Ssu-Han Chen

Using multimedia and print storybooks, the purpose of this paper is to compare preschool children’s reading engagement with and without adult support.

Factors affecting students’ information literacy self-efficacy

Noa Aharony, Tali Gazit

The purpose of this paper is to explore how computer self-efficacy (CSE), perceived information overload (IO) and the digital native perspective predict students…


Mobile services in the libraries of the world’s top universities

Maryam Pakdaman Naeini, Hadi Sharif Moghaddam, Soraya Ziaei, Amir Ghaebi

As many organizations and institutions in recent years are trying to update their hardware and software platforms toward using mobile technology, libraries and information…


Social inclusion and social capital of the Shanghai Library as a community place for self-improvement

Patrick Lo, Minying He, Yan Liu

Using a Shanghainese context, the purpose of this paper is to understand the effects of the public library in its community, as well as its ability to create social…

Establishing a maker culture beyond the makerspace

Karen Beavers, Jennifer Esteron Cady, Amy Jiang, Liberty McCoy

The purpose of this paper is to describe the process of fostering a maker culture in a liberal arts university. It explores the impact of making on student learning and…


Intellectual structure and evolution patterns of archival information resource research in China

Yaolin Zhou, Jingqiong Sun, Jiming Hu

The purpose of this paper is to identify the leading topics and developmental trends of archival information resource research in China by visualizing the intellectual…

Enhancing the customer relationship management in public libraries: Findings from three developing countries

Aleksandar Stokić, Danijela Stojanović, Zorica Bogdanović, Marijana Despotović-Zrakić, Božidar Radenković

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possibilities of implementing the customer relationship management (CRM) concept and smart technologies in public libraries…


Visualising and revitalising traditional Chinese martial arts: Visitors’ engagement and learning experience at the 300 years of Hakka Kungfu

Patrick Lo, Holly H.Y. Chan, Angel W.M. Tang, Dickson K.W. Chiu, Allan Cho, Eric W.K. See-To, Kevin K.W. Ho, Minying He, Sarah Kenderdine, Jeffrey Shaw

The purpose of this paper is to examine how the emergent 3D interactive media technologies are used as a viable tool for enhancing visitors’ overall experiences at an…


Learning to read online: the effect of instruction on e-textbook use

Amy Ragan, Jenna Kammer, Charlene Atkins, Rene Burress

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of library instruction on the use of e-textbook features in a seventh-grade science class in Budapest, Hungary. Using…


Evaluation of Google question-answering quality

Yiming Zhao, Jin Zhang, Xue Xia, Taowen Le

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate Google question-answering (QA) quality.

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