The investigation of Simorg software surface external schema architecture information adaptation rate from the Views of Librarians of specialized libraries

Document Type : Original Article


Ph.D. Knowledge and Information Science, Management and Planning Organization of Kermanshah, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran


Purpose: This survey is done in order to identify the Simorg software surface external architecture information from the points of view of expertised librarians' Management and planning Organization in Iran.
Methodology: According to the objectives, nature of the subject, statistical population, temporal and spatial conditions, the present research method is descriptive and inferential. An applied research that aims to develop practical knowledge in a particular field. The population of the Management and Planning Organization research librarians all 60 provinces that were considered. Research data were also collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. After developing the questionnaire, in order to ensure the validity of the questionnaire to 10 experts in the field of information architecture had significant activities, send questions and comments on the final shape was used. besides, its stability was confirmed 93 percent by Cronbach's alpha. In addition to using descriptive statistical analysis of parameters such as frequency, median, mean and standard deviation, analysis of variance and t tests, especially inferential statistics were used. Kolmogorov-Smirnov test was also performed to check the compliance of data with normal distribution.
Findings: the results indicated that the librarians surveyed in this study, with an average of 55/3, the outer surface of the information architecture of Phoenix software in terms of organization, position on the screen, forms have data entry, alerts and The error is in good condition. Findings showed that between the views of librarians in this study with an average of 73.3, the degree of interaction with the external level of Simorgh software in terms of capabilities and features of information architecture such as processing speed and software interaction, the ability to correct user errors, data exchange, Routing, use of Boolean operators, etc. are in good condition. Findings showed that among the librarians in this study with an average of 52.3, Simorgh software has flexibility and user-friendliness and also has a significant effect on increasing the effectiveness, efficiency and job satisfaction of librarians.
Results: Information architecture is a way to organize content in software systems with the aim of increasing the accessibility and comprehensibility of information by users. The role of information architecture as a tool for planning, organizing and application development of information technology is very prominent. Therefore there is so much coincidence between Simorg software external surface architecture information from Plan and Budget Organizatin in librarians' points of view in the provinces of country.


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