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Identification and ranking of factors affecting radio frequency identification's (RFID) adoption in the public libraries
Amir Fazel Mr * , Azin Harandi Mrs
Instructor shahid bahonar university of kerman , afa1360@gmail.com
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Purpose: This research seeks to identify and rank the factors affecting RFID's adoption and is based on the theory of diffusion of innovation in public libraries.

Methodology: For this purpose, became known 13 variables in three technical, organizational and environmental categories of factors as the  factors affecting the adoption of RFID technology in public libraries, which base on them hypothesis developed and evaluated with a  questionnaire of 30 questions. The population is consisted of Shiraz and Kerman librarians of public libraries which is based on simple random sampling and from 68 public libraries, and the population of 320 people from librarians, 193 questionnaires by librarians completed and were used. The collected data have been analyzed using SPSS and LISREL and with descriptive and inferential statistical analysis (t-test, structural equation model and TOPSIS).

Results: The results showed that all identified factors affect on use of RFID technology in public libraries. Also all identified affecting factors of RFID adoption have a necessary correlation as a overall structure and model is favorable in terms of  the fitness indexes. Ultimately, in factors ranking was found that the most important affecting factor is the cost of innovation adoption.

Originality/Value: The results indicate the necessity of considering the affecting factors of the new technologies adoption. This can help to focus on what we have and identify the strengths and weaknesses, and remove shortcomings  and disadvantages, and prevent the failure of the project, and waste of funds of RFID adoption in public libraries. 

Keywords: Radio Frequency Identification, Diffusion of Innovation Theory, RFID Adoption, Public Libraries

Keywords: Radio Frequency Identification, Diffusion of Innovation Theory, RFID Adoption, Public Libraries
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Type of Study: quantitative | Subject: IT in Information Centers
Received: 2016/07/12 | Accepted: 2017/12/19 | Published: 2017/12/19
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fazel A, Harandi A. Identification and ranking of factors affecting radio frequency identification's (RFID) adoption in the public libraries . تحقيقات اطلاع رساني و كتابخانه هاي عمومي. 2017; 28
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تحقیقات اطلاع‌رسانی و کتابخانه‌های عمومی Research on Information Science and Public Libraries
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