Volume 25, Issue 3 (Journal of Information Science and Technology 2010)                   ... 2010, 25(3): 431-447 | Back to browse issues page

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Salajegheh M. Satisfaction with Information Centers, E-Journals and Specilized Databases and their Correlation with the Age and Academic Rank of Faculty Members. .... 2010; 25 (3) :431-447
URL: http://jipm.irandoc.ac.ir/article-1-881-en.html
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The present study intends to study the extent of utilization of information centers and e-journals as well as satisfaction rate and to correlate these with age and academic status of faculty members at medical schools in Iranian medical universities. A questionnaire was used for data collection. 700 faculty members were selected using regular random sampling. Results indicate that faculty members use e-journals more than printed journals. Satisfaction rate with databases as well as their utilization is high. Digital libraries are used heavily for document access. A combination of digital library and print library comes second, followed by using print libraries exclusively. The study further demonstrates that there is a link between variables such as age and using e-journals, age and using information centers, age and satisfaction with specialized databases. There was no correlation between academic status and e-journal usage, academic status and satisfaction with electronic databases and academic ranking with using information centers.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Information Technology
Received: 2010/07/28 | Published: 2010/04/15

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