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Dissertation > Culture, science,education, sports > Information and knowledge dissemination > Library science,librarianship > Readers work

The Research on Statistical Analysis of the Influencing Factors in University Library Resource Utilization

Author DuXiaoMin
Tutor SunHaiShuang; XieLinHui
School Henan University of Science and Technology
Course Library science
Keywords university library resources utilization statisticalanalysis influencing factors
CLC G252
Type Master's thesis
Year 2013
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There are many factors that affect the use of resources of university library, andthe readers own differences as well as the library resources will have an impact onresource utilization. In this paper, the library statistical methods is used to makesystematic analysis of the reader’s individual attributes indicators, social attributesindicators, behavioral attribute indicators and the environment and facilities indicators,the collection of resources, the quality and level of the service indicators of the library.We clear college students’ actual utilization of library resources through the statisticsanalysis of the influencing factors in university library resource utilization, and makescientific evaluation of college students’ influencing factors in university libraryresource utilization. Explore measures to improve college students’ utilization of theuniversity library resources and enhance the pertinence, the rationality and scientific ofthe library service.Firstly, make a descriptive analysis of Henan University of Science andTechnology library resource utilization survey, sample indicators of personalcharacteristics data and library indicators data are summarized and analyzed. Secondly,use analysis of variance to find out if there are significant differences in readers’library frequency with different personal characteristics and library indicators, in orderto explore the impact of personal characteristics and library indicators to the libraryfrequency. Finally, readers’ personal characteristics indicators and library indicators,these influencing factors as independent variables, and readers’ library frequency asthe dependent variable, then make Spearman correlation analysis. Through thedetermination of influencing factor indicators and the relevant level, find that thereaders personal characteristics factors: professional, academic achievement, years ofusing a computer, the number of accesses to the Internet, Internet time, extra-curricularlearning time, literature retrieval course, purpose of coming to the library, the mostcommon use of resources, borrow books category, the use and purpose of the electronic reading room, purpose of using the library website, use of search, retrievalapproach and use of periodicalss database, library indicators factors: the reason foraffecting the database use, librarians’ service attitude, librarians’ service levels andincreased services are factors affecting college students’ use of university libraryresources.Combined the results of the survey of current utilization of Henan University ofScience and Technology library and the statistical analysis of the influencing factors inuniversity library resource utilization, the author proposed some strategies to enhancethe resource utilization of university library, something should be done from libraryenvironment facilities, construction of paper resources, construction of electronicresources,library services and students’ own quality to improve the utilization of theresources of the university library.

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