HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 7 no. 1 (2013)

Development of the Online Repository of Theses and Dissertations of the University of Cebu – Graduate School Library (ucGSLIB)

Aahron M. Dinauanao

Discipline: Engineering, Technology



Library provides both printed and unprinted materials that contain information basic in today’s knowledge-based society. The role of the library is not limited to the promotion of readership but also includes the promotion of interests of readers who are ready to embrace technological advancements brought about by the emerging technologies of the 21st century. These digital technologies have changed the way the library materials are accessed, maintained, and preserved in a repository. At the University of Cebu (UC), materials such as theses and dissertations done by the graduate students are not available online. Most of the library patrons have difficulty in locating these resources. The goal of this study was to develop an online repository of theses and dissertations of the UCGS . A combination of descriptive and quasi-experimental designs was used. Data obtained through questionnaires, interviews, and content analysis were used in system construction. The researcher designed and developed the online repository that adheres to the standards for database management, search query, user application interface, and data integrity as tested by IT experts and end-users. The researcher recommends the deployment, promotion and maintenance of the ucGSlib.