Using TEXT MESSAGES to Communicate With Patrons

Konshak, Peter
January 2009
Computers in Libraries;Jan2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p11
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of text messaging on the library system and website for new techniques in communicating with library users. It presents some examples on how text messaging has contributed to the operation of the Carmel Clay Public Library in Carmel, Indiana which include the "send to phone" application that allows library users to inform the library of their call numbers. It also mentions sending library reminders through text messaging system about its program offerings. INSET: Quick TXT Facts.


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