The Study of Reading Interest in Indonesian Society and the Shift in Alternative Media as Reading Sources for Finding Innovation in-Library Management
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This study aims to determine the visitor’s reading material, the reasons for visiting the library, the frequency of visits, and reading sources besides visiting the library. Collecting data using qualitative methods through structured interviews. A total of 200 visitors were randomly selected from several libraries in Singaraja, Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia. Descriptive qualitative data analysis, data checking, and data explanation were used. It was found that the main reading material for visitors was looking for scientific articles, fiction readings, followed by textbooks and newspapers. From the data obtained, it was found that preparing assignments was the main reason for reading articles and books, apart from surfing the internet and reading textbooks as well as consulting with friends and educators. From the data analysis, it was found that the majority of visitors were students, followed by the general public. The reasons for visiting varied from looking for materials to do assignments, adding insight and knowledge, filling spare time, and reading news. This study begins with the author’s concern regarding the fact that there are few library visitors and the impression that the Indonesian public has a low reading interest. This study concluded that people’s reading interest has increased, but has shifted to using gadgets to surf the internet and watching YouTube.
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TY - CONF AU - Putu Dewi Puspitawati PY - 2023 DA - 2023/05/13 TI - The Study of Reading Interest in Indonesian Society and the Shift in Alternative Media as Reading Sources for Finding Innovation in-Library Management BT - Proceedings of the 1st UMSurabaya Multidisciplinary International Conference 2021 (MICon 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 766 EP - 771 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_84 DO - 10.2991/978-2-38476-022-0_84 ID - Puspitawati2023 ER -