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Title:Role of Self-Efficacy in E-Library Usage among Students of a Public University in Malaysia
Auhtor(s): T.Ramayah,Bushra Aafaqi,
Journal:Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science
Volume:9, No 1
Year:2004
Keywords:Self-efficacy; Technology Acceptance Model (TAM); Perceived Ease of Use (PEU); Perceived Usefulness (PU); e-Library; Electronic resources usage.
Abstract:This study looked at the influence of self-efficacy on e-library usage by 704 university students from four different schools in a Malaysian public university -, School of Humanities, School of Mass Communication, School of Chemistry and School of Biology. The results of the study suggest that self-efficacy has a significant direct impact on perceived usefulness and perceived ease of use when predicting e-library usage. Results also suggest that self-efficacy, perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness have direct significant impact on e-library usage. The results further indicate that perceived ease of use fully mediates self-efficacy when explaining e-library usage and perceived usefulness fully mediates perceived ease of use when predicting e-library usage.
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