The Use of Subscribed Online Databases among the Postgraduates at the University of Malaya Library

Sinnasamy, J.; Mohamad, P. (2007) The Use of Subscribed Online Databases among the Postgraduates at the University of Malaya Library. In: International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, ICOLIS 2007, 26-27 June 2007, 26-27 June 2007, Armada Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia..

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Abstract

This paper describes the steps taken by the University of Malaya Library to successfully implement the continual improvement project for the year 2005, entitled “Promoting the Use of Online Databases”. It includes the efforts by the library to increase the usage of online databases among the postgraduates by 20% as compared to the year 2004. It is realized that increasing the basic awareness of these online databases among the library users and highlighting the relevant databases for the respective faculty prove to be vital to bring about an increase in the usage. This paper will be helpful to libraries trying to increase the usage of online databases subscription so as to make the subscription cost effective

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Creators:
  1. Sinnasamy, J.
  2. Mohamad, P.
Additional Information: Edited by Abrizah Abdullah et al. Kuala lumpur: Library & Information Science Unit, Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology, University of Malaya, 2007. ISBN:9789834349103
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online Databases; Online Reference Services; Library Usage
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Libraries
Divisions: Library
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2011 09:46
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2011 09:46
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/1776

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