As smartphones become ubiquitous, they increasingly influence the way in which students seek and use information. It is important to understand emerging information behavior as a result of wide spread use of smartphones. This paper provides an overview of information behavior in the mobile environment. Gender differences in mobile information seeking are discussed. People interact with mobile information in varied and unpredictable locations or while in transit. The mobility of information engagement is an important issue that human information theory should embrace.
Liu, Z. (2015). Information behavior in the mobile environment: an overview. SLIS Student Research Journal, 5(2). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/slissrj/vol5/iss2/2/