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Setting Reference Free: Reference Services for the Mobile Age

Walsh, Andrew (2011) Setting Reference Free: Reference Services for the Mobile Age. In: Leading the Reference Renaissance: Today's Ideas for Tomorrow's Cutting Edge Services. Neal-Schuman, New York. ISBN 9781555707712

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Based on a Keynote delivered at the Reference Renaissance conference in 2010, this chapter considers the need for, and benefits of, mobile learning and technologies for reference services.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Schools: Computing and Library Services
Computing and Library Services > Centre for Innovation in Information Services
School of Education and Professional Development > Centre of Lifelong Learning and Social Justice > Technology Enhanced Learning Research Group
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Walsh, A. (2010). QR Codes – using mobile phones to deliver library instruction and help at the point of need. Journal of Information Literacy, 3(1), 55-65. Retrieved on July 9, 2011 from
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Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2011 13:13
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