The effect of Professor -Student Educational-Research Interactions with Librarians on Scientific Productions in Mazandaran University Using Structural Equation Modeling

Document Type : Original Article


1 PhD., Student, Department of Information Knowledge and Science, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Knowledge and Science, Babol Branch, Islamic Azad University, Babol, Iran


Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the effect of Educational-Research Interactions between Professors and Students with Librarians in Mazandaran University Scientific Production using Structural Equation Modeling.
Methods: This study is practical in terms of purpose and how to collect information description. The statistical population was 1434 people of Professors, Students, and Librarians who were selected through Cochran's formula 485 as a sample. The questionnaire of Narimani's (2021) thesis, SPSS26, and SMART PLS Software were used to measure variables and data analysis.
Results: The effect of Teacher-Student Educational & Research Interactions with Librarians on Scientific Productions is significant. Teacher-Student Educational Interactions with Librarians (β=0.323) affect directly Scientific Productions and Research Interactions (β=0.472) too. The results of the Structural Equation Model indicate the appropriate fit of the proposed model.
Conclusions: Professor-Student educational & Research Interactions with librarians as the most constant factor in empowering the scientific production of Mazandaran University was increasing academic output. Therefore, considering the role of Librarians of this era (reference, consultant, and educator), these Interactions can be highlighted by holding conferences, meetings, and workshops. It also provides a clear picture of the experiences of University Professors, Students & Librarians, which can be helpful in the University's Macro-Decisions to advance & develop research.


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