Needs and Influential Factors of Teachers' and Students' Usage of University Library: A Case study of a Vocational University in Southern Taiwan

  • 蔡 佩真

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


In recent years with the development of information network technology and the popularization of mobile devices the channels for readers to access and use knowledge and information have become more diverse and they no longer need to go to the library to find information The library must cater to the development of the times and keep pace with the times In order to further enhance the function of the university library re-understanding the needs of users in the digital age is an urgent issue that researchers are eager to explore This study takes teachers and students of a Vocational university in Southern Taiwan as the research objects to understand the needs and influential factors of teachers' and students' usage of University Library A semi-structured interview method is used in the research A total of 6 teachers and 20 students were interviewed The interview outline includes "Library Use Purposes" "Reading and Utilization of Library Resources" " Barrier Factors of Use of Library" and Open Questions Based on the findings of the research further suggestions would be provided for both the library and future researchers
Date of Award2019
Original languageEnglish
SupervisorShuang-shii Chuang (Supervisor)

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