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J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci 2014, 15(6): 25-31 Back to browse issues page
Evaluation of rate of reference to latin books of central library of Shahrekord university of medical sciences from 2006 to 2011
Parvaneh Kianpour * , Jalil Ghani Dehkordi , Parvaneh Salehi
, Email:Kimia.biology@yahoo.com
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Background and aims: The heart of university is its library. Quick and easy access to information resources by researchers, teachers and students is regarded as the main principles and the basis of teaching and research in university. This study aims to determine the rate of reference to available Latin books in the Central Library of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences Method and material: in this observational research, lending burden of all available Latin and Persian books in the central library of Shahrekord University of medical sciences during the time of 6 years (the first day of new year of 2006 up to the end of 2011) was determined based on the library software (Pars Azarakhsh), Diglib version and available loan offices (separated by year). Finally by combining the data from the Excel output and by analyzing loan offices, the conclusion was made. Results: The results show that the rate of reference to Latin books in this period was 1818 cases and that of Persian books was 54300 cases. In addition, 70.5% of the Latin books and 36.46% of the Persian books were not borrowed even once during the six years under study. The Persian books were at most borrowed 1 to 5 times. The results of the study indicated that the rate of reference to Persian books were more than that of Latin books. In this study, the most frequency of the reference was related to QX classification with 66.66% and the least frequency was associated to QU classification with 3.57%. Conclusion: according to the results of the present study, Latin books were borrowed lower than Persian books. More measures should be done to choose information resources and timely and accurate informing.
Keywords: lending burden, Latin books, Persian books, Central library
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: physiology
Received: 2014/03/11 | Accepted: 2014/03/11 | Published: 2014/03/11
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kianpour P, Ghani Dehkordi J, Salehi P. Evaluation of rate of reference to latin books of central library of Shahrekord university of medical sciences from 2006 to 2011. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2014; 15 (6) :25-31
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