Considering the compliance scale of available resources with people information needs in reading stations in Bushehr Municipality in 2016

KHOSRAVI, Abdolrasoul and MORADI, Fatemeh (2018) Considering the compliance scale of available resources with people information needs in reading stations in Bushehr Municipality in 2016. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session 153 - Poster Session.

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Abstract

Considering the compliance scale of available resources with people information needs in reading stations in Bushehr Municipality in 2016

Background & Aim: Reading stations in Iran is one of the most important plans which introduced by Iran public libraries foundation to promote reading habits and reading culture among Iranian people. The present study aimed to considering the compliance of available resources in study stations of Bushehr municipality with people information needs as well as to identify factors welcomed and lack of interest from the station. Methodology: In this descriptive study which of cross-sectional type, total of 300 clients of study station in Bushehr were selected through non- probability sampling. Data were collected using researcher-made questionnaire. Descriptive statistics such as frequency, standard deviation, and mean were analyzed using SPSS software. Finding: The findings showed the average satisfactory among patrons attended study stations (50/8). The most subject book trends in study stations belong respectively to the literature (25), Children (19), religion (18), history (16), and technology (1). Medicine, literature and psychology were ranked as the least need of religious and historical areas more education expert study was referred to study station the lowest age were participated in study. (12) And the highest age in study (64) years old. (42) percent clients to study station man and (58) percent clients were woman. More clients to study station were exotic (55) and (45) present were native existing new books is factors affecting in study station, and a many information and advertising in same way that’s station has been important factor in the use and clients role welcomed. Conclusion: According to the results, it seems that the acquired resources in study stations in Bushehr municipality do not compatible with users’ information needs. and its more important to requiring of clients and need assessment of them when sources selection. Couse welcomed and more using the study station at the end proposal for authorities and institutions public library.

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