Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

2021

Abstract

This study aims to investigate the web-based contents of university library websites in Pakistan. The population of the study comprised of 177 HEC recognized public and private sector university library websites in Pakistan. Case study research methodology based on observation was used to evaluate the web-based contents of HEC recognized public and private sector university library websites. A checklist of 138 contents was developed through literature review and by visiting world leading university library websites. Data collection process was completed in month of April 2016. The findings of this study indicate that only 75(42%) universities have their library websites whereas the remaining 102(57%) universities do not have their websites so far. The results of HEC recognized university library websites features and contents clearly show that current situation of HEC recognized university library websites is not good enough. The research further revealed that out of 177 HEC recognized university library websites, the highest scoring universities are Bahria University Islamabad and Islamia University Bahawalpur. Majority of libraries are missing some basic features, but very few university library websites are providing good quality of contents. This study will be helpful in improving quality of university library websites better in contents and services, to meet international standards.

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