New Library World: Volume 117 Issue 9/10


Table of contents

The participatory public library: the Nordic experience

Casper Hvenegaard Rasmussen

From collection to connection has been a buzzword in the library world for more than a decade. This catchy phrase indicates that users are seen not only as borrowers, but…


Economic well-being and social justice through pleasure reading

Pauline Dewan

Librarians planning for the future and unsure about the place of books in an age dominated by technology and media need evidence to make sound decisions. Library and…


Making a makerspace case for academic libraries in Nigeria

Helen Nneka Okpala

This paper aims to give a highlight on the concept of makerspace and its perceived benefits in academic libraries in Nigeria.


Evaluating the success of markerspace in a public library: The case of Narva City Library MakerLab in Estonia

Maria Lille

Arising from the modern IT-driven society, libraries in Estonia face tremendous challenges. They are no longer viewed as collection facilities but rather as knowledge…


Distinctive services in academic librarianship

Sasekea Harris

Collection content is no longer the primary distinctive signifier of excellence in the present libraries. In an information market where technology has increased access to…


User acceptance of the e-information service as information resource: A new extension of the technology acceptance model

Chokri Barhoumi

The purpose of this paper is to extend significantly the technology acceptance model (TAM) of Davis to design an extended TAM model to be used in the evaluation and…


Ascertaining the factors that influence the acceptance and purposeful use of cloud computing in medical libraries in India

Mayank Yuvaraj

This paper aims to identify the factors that influence the acceptance and purposeful use of cloud computing technologies in Indian medical libraries.

Creating a space for autonomous learning and citizen involvement in collaboration with a public library

Yuko Yoshida

The purpose of this paper is to examine the significance of public libraries as lifelong educational agencies through the analysis of citizens’ autonomous learning…

Libraries and digital memory

Bruce Massis

The purpose of this column is to consider the role of libraries in an effort to preserve and protect a collective digital memory.




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