Adoption of Library Management System: Motivation and Challenges in Developing Countries

Aregbesola, Ayooluwa and Eyiolorunshe, Toluwani A. and Idiegbeyan-ose, Jerome and Owolabi, Sola and Okocha, Foluke and Yusuf, Felicia (2019) Adoption of Library Management System: Motivation and Challenges in Developing Countries. The 5th International Conference on Information Management.

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Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to discuss adoption of library management system, motivation and challenges in developing countries. It started with the introduction of the concept, it further discussed the trend in the adoption of library management system in the developing countries. The paper also highlighted the factors influencing the adoption of library management system in developing countries, it also discussed the motivating factors in adopting library management system to library services. The paper further pointed out the challenges in adopting LMS in developing countries, such as prolonged adverse economic conditions, limitations in budgetary provision, infrastructural and political challenges facing these countries as well as inadequate technical-know required for the deployment and usage of modern working tools and technologies involved within LMS. Based on these, the paper concluded and recommended that there should be adequate planning, preparation and consultations before embarking on the adoption of a software for LMS, regular training and retraining should be conducted for library personnel on the use of the software, institutional support and the reputation of the company that developed the software should also be considered among others.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Depositing User: Mr DIGITAL CONTENT CREATOR LMU
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2020 09:27
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2020 09:27
URI: https://eprints.lmu.edu.ng/id/eprint/2767

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