Exploring Small Screen Digital Library Access with the Greenstone Digital Library

  • George Buchanan
  • Matt Jones
  • Gary Marsden
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2458)


In recent years, the use of small screen devices has multiplied rapidly. This paper covers a number of different issues which arise when digital libraries are used in combination with such displays. Known limitations of small screens are presented to the Digital Library community. Two evaluations of pilot small-screen DL systems are presented, with some unexpected cultural and socio-technical concerns which arose. The pilot systems also demonstrate the delivery of small-screen access using an existing popular DL system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • George Buchanan
    • 1
  • Matt Jones
    • 2
  • Gary Marsden
    • 3
  1. 1.Interaction Design CentreMiddlesex UniversityUK
  2. 2.Department of Computer ScienceWaikato UniversityUK
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of Cape TownCape Town

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