Survey of Policies to Assure Mobile Device Access to the Library Website

« … Just a few of the report’s many findings are that:

– 11.86% of libraries sampled have developed apps specifically for any kind of smartphone user. These apps were mostly devised by libraries outside of the United States, of which 36.36% of libraries have developed such apps.

– 20.34% said that they used both paid and free services to measure mobile device access metrics.

– Academic libraries were much more likely than others to use Google Analytics.

– Public libraries had the highest percentage of total web traffic accounted for by mobile devices, at 17.66%.

The study is available directly from Primary Research Group and also from major distributors of books and research reports. Print and PDF versions are available for $85.00. Site licenses are also available. For a table of contents, free excerpt, list of survey participants and the questionnaire, or to place an order, visit our website at »

source >, 27 mars 2014