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Title:Decision-making processes for e-book products: Mixture of institutional and rational actions
Author(s):Zhang, Mei
Subject(s):Decision-making processes
E-book product
Institutional theory
Rationality
Academic library
Abstract:In this study, I examine the decision-making processes employed by academic librarians to purchase e-book products through interviews. I first investigate my participants' perceptions of the context in which they made their purchasing deci-sions. I then explore the mixture of institutional and rational actions found in the described decision-making processes. I conclude by discussing the driving factors that drove participants' adoption of these different actions.
Issue Date:2019-03-15
Publisher:iSchools
Series/Report:iConference 2019 Proceedings
Genre:Conference Poster
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/103379
DOI:https://doi.org/10.21900/iconf.2019.103379
Rights Information:Copyright 2019 Mei Zhang
Date Available in IDEALS:2019-03-22


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