Attitude of library professionals towards information technology of university libraries in Bangladesh

Rahman, A-I-M-Jakaria Attitude of library professionals towards information technology of university libraries in Bangladesh., 2010 MPhil Thesis thesis, University of Dhaka (Bangladesh). [Thesis]

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Achievements in any transformation in libraries mostly depend on the positive attitude and involvement of the library professionals. It is significant to understand the human factors involved in the process for successful and meaningful commencing of IT in libraries. This study measured the attitude of university library professionals of Bangladesh toward IT. It identified how the socioeconomic variance influenced the attitude of library professionals to use of IT applications, and also examined how the experience with IT has influenced on these attitudes. It illustrated that some socioeconomic variables influenced library professionals' attitude. There were disparity among library professionals who have experience to competency, work performance, anxiety and acceptance. To accelerate the positive attitude, highest priority should be given on the continuing education of library professionals. Top management’s positive attitude and comfort levels toward technology will help the mid and entry level professionals to be skillful at creative applications of IT. The analyses should help the policy maker to improve the IT competencies of the library professionals.

Item type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Keywords: Library professional of Bangladesh, Attitudes, University libraries, information technology, Factor analysis, ANOVA
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: A. I. M. Jakaria Rahman
Date deposited: 25 May 2015 14:35
Last modified: 25 May 2015 14:35


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