LODS FOR UNDER GRADUATE STUDENTS TO SUPPORT STUDIES AND RESEARCH: THE USERS EVALUATION
Keywords:User Evaluation; Library Online Database System (LODS); Undergraduate studentsâ€™ studies; undergraduate students; online database.
Library online database system (LODS) has been developed to support the process of studies and research among undergraduate (UG) students. This paper reports on the user evaluation result that examine participantsâ€™ acceptance The objectives of the user evaluation are to ensure the new system does what it set out to do and meets the requirements the business has of it. A single case study has been employed in this evaluation which included UG students from International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) as participants. The user evaluation is carried out in two phases, which involves a task-based approach and a questionnaire. The user acceptance test of the LODS in serving the UG students has been reflected by the positive feedback from the 15 participants. From the findings, in general, the system has been perceived as useful to support studies and research works among undergraduate students electronically.