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A study on the user needs in sciences and medicine in the library of Universiti Brunei Darussalam: with a view to improving its services

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PASH Perera

Senior Assistant Librarian, Medical Library, University of Peradeniya, LK
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This paper presents a part of the study that was carried out in the library of University Brunei Darussalam to assess the user needs in Sciences and Medicine. The main focus in this paper has been on the part of the study relating to services of the library. The targeted users were undergraduates, postgraduates and academic staff of the Faculty of Science and Institute of Medicine. Survey method included interviews and a hardcopy questionnaire that was administered during the first semester of 2005/2006. Data obtained through the questionnaire were coded and subjected to ANOVA, Descriptive statistics and Cross-tabulation using SPSS Version 12. Findings revealed that the users who participated in the survey, while showing their satisfaction in some aspects, expressed concern about several other issues relating to the library services.  

doi: 10.4038/jula.v11i0.324

Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka (Vol. 11) 2007 p.79-97

Keywords: user needs 
How to Cite: Perera, P., (2007). A study on the user needs in sciences and medicine in the library of Universiti Brunei Darussalam: with a view to improving its services. Journal of the University Librarians Association of Sri Lanka. 11, pp.79–97. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/jula.v11i0.324
Published on 10 Dec 2007.
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