Awareness of using high quality electronic journals among postgraduate students/ Norliya Ahmad Kassim and Shahira Dahari

Ahmad Kassim, Norliya and Dahari, Shahira (2012) Awareness of using high quality electronic journals among postgraduate students/ Norliya Ahmad Kassim and Shahira Dahari. Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, 2 (1). pp. 25-34. ISSN ISSN:2231-8836 ; E-ISSN:2289-5337

Abstract

This study investigates the awareness, perceptions and barriers in using high quality electronic journals among the Faculty of Information Management postgraduate students in Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Shah Alam, Malaysia. This study adopts a quantitative method using questionnaires as the instruments for data collection. The questionnaires were distributed to a random sample pf 160 respondents from the three Masters' programs. The total response rate was 75% or 120 respondents. The results revealed that generally, respondent agreed that they are aware and have positive perceptions towards using the high quality electronic journals provided by the university library. The respondents quite agreed that they faced barriers when accessing high quality electronic journals. Besides that, the awareness in using the high quality electronic journals is the same regardless of which programme they belong to. On the other hand, the respondents' perceptions in using the high quality electronic journals differ among the programmes they belong to. The study further revealed that there is no difference in opinion on the barriers of using high quality electronic journals among postgraduate students of different programmes.

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Item Type: Article
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Ahmad Kassim, Norliya
drnorliya@yahoo.com
Dahari, Shahira
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Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > Higher Education > Technology. Information technology. Internet in higher education
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > Journalism. The periodical press, etc. Press > Electronic journals
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources (General) > Electronic information resources
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources (General) > Electronic information resource searching
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Perdana Campus > Faculty of Information Management
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Information and Knowledge Management
UiTM Journal Collections: UiTM Journal > International Journal of Information and Knowledge Management (JIKM)
ISSN: ISSN:2231-8836 ; E-ISSN:2289-5337
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page Range: pp. 25-34
Keywords: Electronic journal, library users, high quality electronic journal, users' perception
Date: December 2012
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/50699
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