Best Practices of Library Mobile Website Design: A Literature Review

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This article is intended to serve as a guide for librarians developing mobile Websites to be linked to their current library Website. Kroski (2008a) defines the mobile Web as “the World Wide Web accessed through a mobile device, ranging from a cellular phone to an iPod Touch. It includes the entirety of the Web and is not limited to Websites that are specifically designed for mobile viewing” (5). This literature review focuses on the mobile Web, mobile device usage, and best practices for designing mobile Websites for libraries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-187
Number of pages21
JournalCollege and Undergraduate Libraries
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 3 2015
Externally publishedYes

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© 2015, Published with license by Taylor & Francis.


  • Academic libraries
  • cell phone
  • iPhone
  • mobile Web
  • mobile device
  • smartphone


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