Assessing Use Intention and Usability of Mobile Devices in a Hybrid Environment

  • Spyros Veronikis
  • Giannis Tsakonas
  • Christos Papatheodorou
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6966)


During the last decades many information providers, such as libraries, have been collecting, organizing and delivering information in both print and digital format, forming a hybrid information environment. However, exploration of a hybrid information environment does not result in a unified seeking experience, which exploits most effectively the available resources. This paper aims to identify the main factors that influence the adoption of wireless, mobile devices (e.g., smartphones) as a means of integrating the information seeking process in hybrid environments. Therefore it presents a prototype system and an evaluation study that provides an insight about the services design.


Digital library evaluation interaction mobile devices 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Spyros Veronikis
    • 1
  • Giannis Tsakonas
    • 1
    • 2
  • Christos Papatheodorou
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Archives and Library SciencesIonian UniversityCorfuGreece
  2. 2.Library and Information CenterUniversity of PatrasGreece
  3. 3.Digital Curation Unit, IMIS“Athena” Research CenterAthensGreece

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