A study on the negative image as use prevention factor of public library

Nanae Shoji, Takaya Kojima

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    Abstract

    This study examines the negative image as use prevention factor of public library. To solve this problem, two questionnaire surveys were conducted. First survey was conducted to research conscious difference between the general user and well-informed person and Second survey was conducted for library user and non-user to analyze correlation or causality between impression in library, user's experience and attitude. The results are as followings: 1) There is a difference between the general user and well-informed person. Well-informed person doesn't feel hard in library. 2) The hard impression of library makes non-user to avoid it.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)829-836
    Number of pages8
    JournalJournal of Environmental Engineering (Japan)
    Volume77
    Issue number681
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012 Nov

    Keywords

    • Causality analysis
    • Graphical modeling
    • MANOVA
    • Public library
    • SD method
    • Structural equation modeling

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Environmental Engineering

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