Journal of Statistics Applications & Probability

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The use of information technology and smart devices has become within the reach of every individual and a basic requirement in many life fields such as economics, medicine, sports, education and others. Universities and academic centers are racing to use information technology and applications of smart devices in providing their services to users, including students, academics and visitors, and since libraries are among the most important departments and centers in universities that must undertake this technical progress in information technology and the use of smart devices, The study aimed to reveal the requirements for the providing smart phones services in the libraries of Arab universities from the users and employees viewpoint. To achieve the objectives of the study, the study used the survey tool to collect data from the study population sample where the results collected from 200 Arab universities librarian. The study reached the results that the majority of the respondents answered with strongly agree to the study questions, which are summarized in (the requirements for providing smart phone application services in Arab universities libraries), and the study recommended the need to provide all the requirements for enabling smart phones services in the libraries of Arab universities identified by this study, and achieving benefit from those requirements in the development of university library services through the provision of smart applications, adequate training and financial support for that.

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