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FACULTY OF INFORMATION MANAGEMENT UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA

Diploma in Information Management (IM110)

Information And Communication Technology Application (IMD113)

INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT: THE MOBILE LIBRARY AND STAFF PREPAREDNESS: (EXPLORING


STAFF COMPETENCIES USING THE UNIFIED THEORY OF ACCEPTANCE AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY MODEL). By Nor Azwa Binti Yunus

2013893616 JIM1101D

Prepared for:

Sir Al-Bakry Mohamed

Date of Submission: 13th August 2013

SUMMARY The journal articles was written by Sarah Jane Saravani and Gaby Haddow from Australia Academic & Research Libraries, volume 42, number 3. It title is The Mobile Library And Staff Preparedness : Exploring Staff Competencies using Te Unified Theory of Acceptance And Use Of Technology Model is about mobile technology in library profession and their preparedness to use this technology innovation. The increased use of mobile technologies in instructional delivery by educational institutions in the development of flexible learning environments are impacting on all aspects of library planning and procedure. Mobile devices can include smartphones, netbooks, and laptop. Moreover, the mobile library concepts occupies similar territory to mobile learning, a territory where technology expertise meets academic expertise. The development of library services to mobile devices need up to date information. Therefore, mobile library initiatives also began to feature across campus which included mobile versions of OPACs, subject guides, and opening hours. Library of The Preparedness of Technical And Further Educational (TAFE) and institutions of technology sector provide services to users who are often engaged in workplace learning and undertaking qualifications at certificate and diploma levels. The UTAUT model has been applied in variety of setting relating to the intended use of technology and facilitating conditions. It identified factors including Performance Expectancy, Effort Expectancy, Social Influence and Facilitating Conditions. It is to determine technology training requirements for librarians. The conclusion is the mobile technology is transportable and portability and also important to arrange the information systematically in library and education.