گروه مدیریت، واحد سمنان، دانشگاه آزاد اسلامی، سمنان، ایران.
عنوان مقاله [English]
The internet of things is the result of evolution in internet technology that made possible to connect things, and can greatly change the processes and ways of service in libraries. However internet of things has many applications in libraries but there are many barriers to its establishment. This research was conducted to assess barriers to the establishment of the internet of things in libraries in Iran. To this end, the barriers of internet of things establishment in libraries were extracted through reviewing related literature then by using expert’s opinion it was classified into four categories: financial, security, human and infrastructure. Then using the DEMATEL technique, the relationship between the factors was determined and the barriers ranked by using the analytic network process. The results showed that to establish the internet of things in Iranian libraries, security was the most important factor, and the infrastructure, financial and human were ranked next.