A Study on the Relationship Between Library Anxiety and Computer Attitude of College Students

대학생들의 도서관 불안과 컴퓨터 태도와의 상관관계 연구

  • 박덕란 (전남대학교 대학원 문헌정보학과) ;
  • 사공복희 (전남대학교 문헌정보학과)
  • Received : 2015.02.22
  • Accepted : 2015.03.13
  • Published : 2015.03.30


This study examines the relationship between library anxiety and computer attitude with references to the variations in the college students' gender, grade level, academic majors, frequency of library visits, and the perception towards mobile-phones in order to explore the possible measures for minimizing library anxiety amongst the students. The study results show the computer anxiety and the computer usefulness to be the computer attitudinal factors most closely correlated with the level of library anxiety. Our proposed solution is the development of a user training course and curriculum to lower students' computer anxiety while promoting greater computer usefulness.


Library Anxiety;Library Anxiety Scale;Computer Attitude;Computer Attitude Scale;Academic Library


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