Bibliomining user behaviors in the library

Jiann Chern Shieh*, Yung Shun Lin

*Corresponding author for this work

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The information discovered through data analysis and data mining can be great helpful for decision makings in organizations. For servicing users' complacence, libraries should actively explore the user needs and then provide them with required information. It is the critical task for libraries in this age. Bibliomining, data mining applied to library operations, can really assist in gasping patrons' requirements. Based on circulation data, the previous works have provided many suggestions about library management. In this research, we try to comprehend more data, not only circulation data but also various patrons-related data, to bibliomining their behavior in libraries. The results can be used as crucial and clinical information to aid libraries in collection policy making, material recommendation, budget allocation and other library management related issues.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-60
Number of pages26
JournalJournal of Educational Media and Library Science
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • Bibliomining
  • Data mining
  • User behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Conservation
  • Information Systems
  • Archaeology
  • Library and Information Sciences


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