publication . Article . 2017

What are the aims of managers in developing digital libraries?

Maryam Yazdipour; Mehdi Alipour-Hafezi; Dariush Matlabi;
Open Access Persian
  • Published: 01 Jun 2017 Journal: Iranian Journal of Information Processing & Management, volume 32, issue 3, pages 817-842 (issn: 2251-8223, eissn: 2251-8231, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Iranian Research Institute for Information and Technology
Abstract
The aim of this study is to identify the goals of governmental organizations in developing digital libraries. The used methodology is Grounded Theory. This study used three step systematic method of the mentioned research method. Interview with 11 digital library managers help us to collect data. The collected data filtered by coding steps and demonstrated by Paradigm model. Results showed that settling users’ information needs, usage of digital library technology capability, presenting simple access to information resources and productivity promotion are the main purposes of developing digital libraries in governmental organizations. Also paradigm model showed ...
Subjects
free text keywords: digital libraries, governmental organizations, digital library development, lcsh:Bibliography. Library science. Information resources, lcsh:Z
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