Design and defining HRD model for university libraries (Case Study: Central Library, University of Tehran)

Document Type : Research Paper


1 PhD, Information Science and Knowledge, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Associate Professor, Department of Information Science and Knowledge Science, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran


The aim of this study is designing a model for the optimal development of human resources in academic libraries. To this end, the University of Tehran Library as a case study is investigated. With regard to the four independent variables- organizational structure, organizational culture, leadership and strategic perspective, and mediator variables of attitude, behavior and creativity of staff- the development of human resources in the organization have been investigated. Using a questionnaire and distributing it among all staff of 108 people, and one sample tests and correlation test, each variable related to human resource development was determined. At the end, by the path analysis of the impact of each variable on the dependent variable, the development of human resources is determined. Finally, the researchers suggested to extending the model, and completing this model by new variables.


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