Now a days, in a highly technological society, human productivity is made more efficient through the development of electronic gadgets. Now, with the advent of such modernization in education, one way to globalize the process of research is to realized that technology is advancing at an incredibly fast pace. Computers are not confined to being used for entertainment but its role in education is also vast. Library is derived from the old French “libraries” which means “a collection of book”. Reading material in a school are stored in libraries. Library is place in which books and related materials are kept for use but not for sale. It is also organized for use and maintained by a public body, an institution or a private individual. In addition, it is a place in which we get information in any format and from many sources. The librarian has to keep the room neat so that it is conducive for learning. The librarian is also the person who is liable for monitoring all the books that are borrowed and returned by the borrowers.
Examensarbete / Thesis:
Usability Evaluation of Digital Library BTH a case study
University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/COM
The Blekinge Institute of Technology (Swedish: Blekinge Tekniska Högskola) (BTH) is a public, state funded Swedish Institute of technology in Blekinge with more than 8,000 students (part-time, full-time) and offers 350 courses in 40 educational programmes in five schools at two campuses located in Karlskrona and Karlshamn. The institute focuses on applied information technology and sustainable development; additionally also offers programs in management, economy, health, planning, social science and the humanities. Blekinge Institute of Technology is located in the Telecom City area and works closely together with many telecommunications and software companies including Telenor, Ericsson AB and Wireless Independent Provider (WIP).
Muhammad Usman Ali; Muhammad Aasim MCS-2009-25, pp. 79. COM/School of Computing, 2009. Registreringsdatum / Date of registration:
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Uppsatstyp / Type of thesis:
Datavetenskapligt program/Computer Science
Ämnesord / Subject:
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\General Datavetenskap - Computer Science\Effects on Society
Datavetenskap - Computer Science\General
Titel / Title:
Usability Evaluation of Digital Library BTH a case study Översatt titel / Translated title:
Usability Evaluation av Digitala Bibliotek BTH en fallstudie Abstrakt/ sammanfattning / Abstract/Summary:
Libraries have for hundreds of years been an important entity for every kind of institute, especially in the educational sector. So now it is an age of computers and internet. People are now using electronic resources to fulfill their needs and requirements of their life. Therefore libraries have also converted to computerized systems. People can access and use library resources just sitting at their computers by using the internet. This modern way of running a library has been called or given the name of digital libraries. Digital libraries are getting famous for flexibility of use and because more users can be facilitated at a time. As numbers of users are increasing, some issues relevant to interaction also arise while using digital libraries interface and utilizing its e-resources. In this thesis we evaluate usability factors and issues in digital libraries and the authors have taken as a case study the real time existing system of the digital library in BTH. This thesis report describes digital libraries and how users are being facilitated by them. Usability issues are also discussed relevant to digital libraries. Users have been the main source to evaluate and judge usability issues while interacting and using this digital library. The results obtained...
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