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The International Journal of Management Science and Information Technology (IJMSIT)

 

The international journal of management Science and information technology (IJMSIT) is a refereed journal and publishes high-quality theoretical and empirical papers in the areas of management science and information technology. This journal reports the impact of information technologies on the managerial and organizational topics. IJMSIT develops a comprehensive and theoretical framework by using a multidisciplinary approach to management and information technology for researchers and practitioners.

 


Editor-in-chief: J. J. Ferreira, University of Beira Interior, Portugal, Email: jjmf@ubi.pt
Published: Quarterly
Copyright: 2012, North American Institute of Science and Information Technology (NAISIT)
ISSN: ISSN 1923-0265 (Print) - ISSN 1923-0273 (Online) - ISSN 1923-0281 (CD-ROM)

A STUDY ON LIBRARY SPACE AND USERS SATISFACTION OF ACADEMIC LIBRARY USERS NEED
26 : Issue 26 (Oct-Dec 2017) ( 2017-12 )

Abstract:

In the modern year of academic library nowadays most of the library are focus in designing their entire library space in tackle the issues on the number of gate count and circulation activities. Consideration on the importance of various spaces which can give satisfaction towards the users need indirectly open the eyes of academic library in doing this initiative as the main goal in achieving the target. The value on whole planning is really required as to support both activities, which is teaching and learning. The aim of this paper focuses on the study on satisfaction of various library spaces that available inside the academic library of Kolej Profesional Mara Beranang, Malaysia. The study is been conducted using quantitative method in which questionnaires have been distributed to 100 respondents and all the questionnaire have been return to be analyzed. The finding of the research that focus on the satisfaction towards four types of space which is collaboration space, individual space, interaction space and community space have give a clear picture on the level of satisfaction on the various need of space. This study is essentially suitable for the chief librarian for any types of library in doing their steps in improving the library physical in the good sense.

Author(s): Nur Aina Aliaa Ahmad Latfi - Malaysia - Universiti Teknologi MARA
Tengku Adil Tengku Izhar - Malaysia - Universiti Teknologi MARA
Keywords: Academic library, Satisfaction, Collaboration space, Individual Space, Interaction Space, Community space
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