The Library in Your Pocket: Speak-Up
And more cell phone owners are using a greater variety of cell phone functionality compared with usage in 2009. Additionally, the study reflects that minority Americans are more likely to access the web via a mobile device.
"Nearly two-thirds of African-Americans (64%) and Latinos (63%) are wireless internet users, and minority Americans are significantly more likely to own a cell phone than their white counterparts (87% of blacks and Hispanics own a cell phone, compared with 80% of whites). Additionally, black and Latino cell phone owners take advantage of a much wider array of their phones’ data functions compared to white cell phone owners." Mobile Access 2010, Pew Internet
Does this study reflect you, your family and your friends in Denver? Has your Internet use changed in the last year and do you even use a desktop computer anymore?
Naturally, it's time to bring mobile web users in Denver a portable version of the Denver Public Library. What important features would it need to be useful to you? How do Denverites want to use their mobile devices to access the library?
Take the survey or leave a comment at the bottom of this post. Your input could make the library an even more convenient and enriching experience for your community.
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