Automated Library System in School Library: User Satisfaction
This research is conducted with the objective to study library staff and library user satisfaction with the OpenBiblio software in the library operations, the information retrievals and the library services , case study in library of English program, SuanSunandhaRajabhatUniversity Demonstration School, Thailand. Data is gathered from 181 students, Library staff and teachers from English program, SuanSunandhaRajabhat University Demonstration School by using questionnaires. The quantitative approach uses in research by percentage, means, standard deviation. The results are shown that this software “OpenBiblio” was developed by PHP language usage, MySQL for database management and simulated PC for web server. Then, the software was installed on Window operation system. In the respondents’opinion showed that the “OpenBiblio” software can enhance effectiveness of library function and library service in good level. And the study of the library staff and library user satisfaction with the OpenBiblio software in the library operations, the information retrievals and the library services in overviews and in each aspect are in maximum level. ( X= 4.30, S.D.= 0.45), ( X = 4.12, S.D.= 0.80) The study’s results were used to be guideline the implementation of the OpenBiblio software for the other small school library.
Keywords: Library, Library Automation Software, School Library Software, Software OpenBiblio.