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
Date Written: November 2, 2012
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
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