Journal of Al-qadisiya in arts and educational sciense,
2015, Volume 15, Issue 2, Pages 234-277
AbstractThe study aims at recognizing the nature of information services at Al-Qadisiya University libraries, and diagnose the most frequent problems that face beneficiaries in order to find suitable solutions for them. The survey approach is used to achieve this study, which uses questionnaire to collect data. The study comes with the following findings:
1- The purpose of using library is to get information for writing researches which takes %94.81 of teaching staff and %91.57 of postgraduate.
2- The aim of library use is to get sources of information to compose, write researches which takes (%94.81) of teaching staff and (%91.57) of postgraduates. The search for information in the field of speciality is about (%59.90) of teaching staff.
3- %85.89 of teaching staff refer to insufficiency of references and %93.30 of postgraduate and these percentages represent a major portion of the study sample. It is clear that there is failure in developing the library collections where %66.50 of teaching staff and %77.89 of postgraduate mentioned that the development of the library collections is too weak.
The study reaches to the following recommendations:
1- Al-Qadisiya University libraries should seek to update their libraries and sources to provide the teaching staff and students with the latest scientific information in their specialty.
2- Activate the internet service and establish halls in the libraries to provide services to the researchers and the students as well. The service should work in appropriate time which fits instructors' and students' time. Also, to provide the copying service in all libraries and improve it to meet students' needs and maintain information sources from loss.
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