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Purpose: The aim of this study was to determine the attitudes and satisfaction of students and librarians in Isfahan University of medical Sciences toward the traits of Pars Azarakhsh library software interface and comparing the students’ and librarians’ attitudes.
Methodology: The research method was descriptive survey which conducted in 2009. For gathering data in this study a questionnaire was used, consisting of 51 closed questions which was confirmed its validity and reliability (α= 0.81). The population was included of students and librarians in Isfahan University of medical Sciences. Librarians were those who were working in libraries of Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (50 persons); and students were selected via quota sampling. Thereupon from all of Isfahan University of medical Sciences students (5144 persons), 210 persons were selected. Descriptive statistics methods (frequency distribution, mean and standard deviation) were used for data analysis.
Findings: The results of this research showed that among variables of student's satisfaction from Pars Azarakhsh user interface environment, total status, pageant, letters and messages of software, learning how to use software was medium; and their satisfaction from help, and other capabilities was less than medium. In all students' satisfaction from Pars Azarakhsh software user interface environment was medium (3.03 of 5). Also in view of librarians, some variables like pageant, letters and messages of software, learning how to use software was medium and upper than medium, which showed that librarians have satisfaction from these variables. Also librarian's satisfaction from help and other capabilities was less than medium. All librarian' satisfaction from Pars Azarakhsh software user interface environment was medium (3.20 of 5).
Conclusion: Between all studied variables of software interface, some variables like pageant, letters and messages of software, learning how to use software were in good situation but variables like help and other capabilities needed to be revised and improved. Recognition of user's needs from library software and obviating them persuade users to use library software and also will cause their satisfaction.
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