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Sheikhshoaei F, Zohreh Kermani E, Ghamgosar A, Sadeghi T. Evaluation of Knowledge Management Criteria in Iranian Selected Digital Library's Websites. payavard. 2016; 10 (1) :23-35
URL: http://payavard.tums.ac.ir/article-1-5950-en.html

1- Academic Member of Medical Library & Information Sciences Department, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , fashoaei@razi.tums.ac.ir
2- Master of Science Student in Medical Library & Information Sciences, School of Allied Medical Sciences, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Master of Science Student in Medical Library & Information Sciences, School of Allied Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
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Background and Aim: Considering the elements of knowledge management (availability, creation, and transfer of knowledge) is very important in digital libraries websites and makes the performance better. So this paper aim to identify the knowledge management criteria in Iranian selected digital library's websites and study of observance scale

Materials and Methods: The research method was descriptive survey and from applied research type. Data collecting has been based on check list according with K-ACT model (Knowledge- Access Creation Transfer). The population of this study was 7 digital library websites, including Noor, Payame noor, Islamic Parliament, Tebyan, DID, National Digital Library of Iran and Astan Quds Razavi that were selected based on accessibility.

Results: This research findings showed that use of knowledge management criteria in the selected digital libraries websites is moderate and the access to website criteria is highest and lowest is online participation criteria. Tebyan DL earned first rank among seven libraries with 56 percent compliance with the standards of knowledge management in the digital library's web sites.

Conclusion: Study of knowledge management criteria in the selected digital library websites has shown that these criteria has not been favorably applied that it stems from criteria incompatible with the principles, rules and standards. Due to these problems, designers of digital libraries can be effective in promoting these websites and enhance the quality of digital library services with aware of users’ needs and attention to use of these criteria.

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Hospital Managment
Received: 2016/06/8 | Accepted: 2016/06/8 | Published: 2016/06/8

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