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Special Issue October 2008

Title: Information Communication Technologies Acceptance and Use Among University Communities in Uganda: A Model for Hybrid Library Services End-Users
Authors: Prisca K. G. Tibenderana, Patrick J. Ogao
Published: IJCIR Special Issue October 2008, PP. 60-75
Language: English


Abstract:
Since their inception during the first century, library institutions have used manual operations to provide services to patrons. Information seekers in these libraries spent a lot of time perusing through card catalogues and searching rows of stacks for material that may have been checked out by someone else. The tradition tool and techniques were inadequate and time consuming. The introduction of the new technologies has changed this concept and what we have now are hybrid libraries based on computer networks and physical facilities. This investigation is an effort to examine alternative measures of intention in revalidating and expanding (Venkatesh et al. 2003) UTAUT model in the context of hybrid library services using university communities in a less developed country, Uganda.View full Article

General Terms:

Model development. Theory.
Categories: H. Information Systems. H. 3. Information Storage and Retrieval.