volume 66, issue 4/5, P282-296 2017
DOI: 10.1108/lr-06-2016-0052
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S.M. Zabed Ahmed, Tanzila Binte Aziz

Abstract: Purpose This paper aims to explore the use of Bostick’s (1992) Library Anxiety Scale (LAS) in a developing country perspective to find out the level of anxiety among university students and to identify the underlying factors that contribute to this phenomenon. Design/methodology/approach A slightly modified 43-item LAS was used to collect data from 350 students at Dhaka University. For data analysis, negatively worded statements were reverse-scored so that all the statements are scored in the same direction…

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