Identifying finance strategies in central libraries of public universities in Tehran

Abedi, Elham and Fahimifar, Sepideh and Sarrafzadeh, Maryam Identifying finance strategies in central libraries of public universities in Tehran. Academic Librarianship and Information Research, 2021, vol. 55, n. 1, pp. 91-116. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Objective: The purpose of this study is to identify financing strategies in Tehran central library of public universities. Methods: This study in terms of implementation is library then survey, and data collection tools are study texts then a researcher made questionnaire. First, the current status of libraries in terms of funding from the heads or deputies or their representatives point of view is discussed. Then the questionnaires were distributed among the managers and librarians to inform us about their viewpoint about financing strategies. To measure the current situation the study population consisted of all managers and heads of 11 academic universities and the attitude assessment was in a census method. A total of 156 librarians responded to the questionnaires. The analysis of the findings of this study has been done through SPSS. Findings: The findings of the study show that the current strategies used to finance in the central libraries of academic universities of Tehran are not appropriate to the current situation. Besides, it was founded that there is a significant relationship between the main variables of the research, namely financing strategies, and its dimensions, and income-generating activities, financing methods, and training in the financing, respectively, have the greatest impact on financing strategies in university central libraries. Originality: This study for the first time examines the approach of financing in Tehran public university libraries in addition, using the perspectives of managers and librarians, offers some guidelines for financing in academic libraries.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Budget, Finance, Monetization, University Libraries, Tehran
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
F. Management. > FC. Finance.
Depositing user: Maliheh Dorkhosh
Date deposited: 08 Apr 2022 13:48
Last modified: 08 Apr 2022 13:48


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