Staff perceptions of incentives and hurdles to the use of technology

Document Type



Report of a survey that addresses the need to identify elements that retard or enhance incorporation of technology into academic library work routines. Questions related to supervisor impact; training; time/staff; communications; physical resources; and personal interest/experience. Suggestions for improvement include better communications, education, and support


Academic libraries; Career development; Education; Higher; Employee attitudes; Employees – Attitudes; Higher education; Professional development; Technological innovations; Technological literacy; Technology education; Technology – Study and teaching; Work environment; Workflow


Library and Information Science


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Publisher Citation

Heaton, S., & Brown, J. M. (1995). Staff perceptions of incentives and hurdles to the use of technology. Computers in Libraries, 15(2), 28-31.

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