International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 233

Full Length Research Paper

The degree of possession of the faculty members at Princess Alia University College for the skills on the use of databases and its relation to research performance

Mohammad Niqresh
  • Mohammad Niqresh
  • Princess Alia University College, Al Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan.
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Khaldoon Al Dwairi
  • Khaldoon Al Dwairi
  • Princess Alia University College, Al Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan.
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  •  Received: 20 June 2019
  •  Accepted: 30 April 2020
  •  Published: 30 June 2020

Abstract

This study aimed to know the viewpoint of faculty members at Princess Alia University College on the degree of possession of the skills to use databases and its relationship with their research performance and to investigate the effect of gender, experience, qualification, and academic rank on the point of view of faculty members.The study sample consisted of 40 faculty members, males (17) and females (23) from Princess Alia University College. Means and standard deviations and t-test were used to analyze the results. The results showed that there were statistically significant differences in the views of the faculty members on the degree of possession of skills on the use of databases and its relationship with their research performance. It also showed a statistically significant difference at the level of significance (α ≥ 0.05) in their views attributed to the experience. There are statistically significant differences at the level of significance (α ≥ 0.05) in their views attributed to gender, and results also showed the existence of clear statistically significant differences in the views of the faculty members on the degree of possession of the skills on the use of databases and its relationship with their research performance by reason of qualification and academic rank variables.

 

Key words: Faculty members, skills to use databases, research performance, data bases.