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Journal of Applied Sciences
  Year: 2014 | Volume: 14 | Issue: 20 | Page No.: 2641-2643
DOI: 10.3923/jas.2014.2641.2643
 
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Potential Impingement Factors of Reading Habits at Rural Library in Malaysia

Raidah Mazuki, Siti Zobidah Omar, Jusang Bolong, Jeffrey Lawrence D`Silva and Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril

Abstract:
Rural library in Malaysia is purposively built to combat illiteracy and enhance knowledge possesion among the rural community which is important in order for them to cope with the demand of globalization. The source of the library information is expected to change the lifestyle of the local community. This conceptual study suggests the potential impingement factors for reading habits at the rural library in Malaysia. Based on the document analyses performed, various potential factors that impinge the reading habits at the rural library are identified namely place and the building, adequacy of tools and the librarian. A number of discussion have been placed and it is a hope, such discussion can assist to further cultivate reading habits among the community particularly among those who settle in the rural areas.
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Raidah Mazuki, Siti Zobidah Omar, Jusang Bolong, Jeffrey Lawrence D`Silva and Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril, 2014. Potential Impingement Factors of Reading Habits at Rural Library in Malaysia. Journal of Applied Sciences, 14: 2641-2643.

DOI: 10.3923/jas.2014.2641.2643

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2014.2641.2643

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