Enhancing UUM Library WEB OPAC with Folksonomies

1st International Conference on Behavioral and Social Science Research (ICBSSR 2012), Perak, Malaysia

4 Pages Posted: 21 Nov 2012

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Raji Ridwan Adetunji

Universiti Utara Malaysia

Adebambo Hameed Olusegun

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Okere C.

affiliation not provided to SSRN

Date Written: November 2, 2012

Abstract

Over the years, there has been a huge investment into the digital library. Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) is a way through which the materials and information of the library can be availed but was recently viewed to be undergoing reconstruction due to the change in users’ expectation. Despite the reconstruction and the huge investment in the library web OPAC. Users are however restricted from making collections and having access to their collection which thereby limits its usefulness and acceptance. This study therefore used the general methodology for design research to developa library web OPAC prototype that will enhance the acceptance of library services, increases the usefulness, ease of use and the interactivity of the library services and the users (folksonomies).

Keywords: Folksonomies, Web OPAC, General Research Methodology

Suggested Citation

Adetunji, Raji Ridwan and Olusegun, Adebambo Hameed and C., Okere, Enhancing UUM Library WEB OPAC with Folksonomies (November 2, 2012). 1st International Conference on Behavioral and Social Science Research (ICBSSR 2012), Perak, Malaysia. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2178492

Raji Ridwan Adetunji (Contact Author)

Universiti Utara Malaysia ( email )

School of Multimedia Technology and Communication
Universiti Utara Malaysia
Sintok, KS Kedah 06010
Malaysia
0175446285 (Phone)

Adebambo Hameed Olusegun

affiliation not provided to SSRN ( email )

Okere C.

affiliation not provided to SSRN

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