Academic library outreach program: case study of the Institute of Teacher Education (IPG) in the state of Kedah / Nur Amira Eliana Abd Halim and Roziya Bt Abu.

Abd Halim, Nur Amira Eliana and Abu, Roziya (2017) Academic library outreach program: case study of the Institute of Teacher Education (IPG) in the state of Kedah / Nur Amira Eliana Abd Halim and Roziya Bt Abu. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM), 7 (1). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2289-5337

Abstract

The notion of an academic library outreach program denotes the efforts uphold by an institution’s academic library to serve their academic community, namely; students, academician, researchers and non-academic administrators. However, the theory and the practices of an outreach program in a Malaysian academic library and Malaysian public library tends to be overlapping. The aim of this article is to discover and deliberate on the factors that affect an outreach program in an academic library. In doing so, study result from two Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) in the State of Kedah is selected. This study adopts a qualitative case study approach with in-depth individual interviews of the leading librarian for each institution, and later the thematic content analysis and cross-case analysis is used throughout this study in order to analyze the data. From the result of the interviews in the two Institutes of Teacher Education (IPG) in the State of Kedah, two most important factors emerge and it is said to be the key factor the affect an academic library outreach programs. This paper is approached from the leading of librarian’s perspective for each institution, namely; CS1 and CS2.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Abd Halim, Nur Amira ElianaUNSPECIFIED
Abu, RoziyaUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Library Science. Information Science > Classes of libraries
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Library Science. Information Science > Classes of libraries > Academic libraries
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources (General) > Library Science. Information Science > Classes of libraries > Academic libraries > Malaysia
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam > Faculty of Information Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM)
Journal: UiTM Journal > International Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
ISSN: 2289-5337
Volume: 7
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 1-9
Official URL: https://ijikm.uitm.edu.my/pdf/713.pdf
Item ID: 29871
Uncontrolled Keywords: Outreach program, Academic library, Academic community
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29871

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