Mosio’s “Text A Librarian” product is a proprietary option for SMS reference software. Librarians should be aware of this product’s limitations (see review for full evaluation) and its declining relevance as a static web based product in a mobile world. This example illustrates how important it is for librarians to be informed and critical as we provide more and more services to mobile devices.
This review was originally published in The Charleston Advisor, Volume 10, Number 3, January 2009, pp. 52-54(3) http://www.charlestonco.com/
Joe Murphy is General Science Librarian & Instruction Coordinator, Kline Science Library, Yale University