An Exploratory Study of Library Anxiety Among Sudanese University Students
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Library anxiety is a negative uncomfortable cognitive feeling such as fear, stress, confusion, that is experienced by some student while in the library and hinders them from dealing and utilizing the library facilities and services effectively. Library anxiety has debilitating effects on students' academic performance, which make it a serious phenomenon for investigating. The aim of this study was to explore library anxiety among Sudanese university students and identify antecedents that contribute to this phenomenon. The study aims to confirm established dimension that should be considered when studying the phenomenon in developing countries. The first phase of the study explored the phenomenon using the dairy approach. Dairies were collected from 51 undergraduate students who were taking the research method course for the first time. The analysis revealed 8 themes that describe the Sudanese Library Anxiety Construct (SULAC); Meta inferences of the findings of both studies were applied. Implications and recommendations for future research were also discussed.
Autor Khalid Ahmed Abusin
Data premiery rynkowej 10.04.2018
Liczba stron 384
Product type Książka w miękkiej okładce
Wielkość 220 x 150 mm