What is it about?

This research focuses on corporate social responsibility in the context of libraries based on their growth in the last two decades. A thorough literature review was conducted to identify the themes and factors of library corporate social responsibility derived from models, best practices, and related studies. The dimensions and factors were categorized under four dimensions the community, workplace and employees, environment, and stakeholders dimensions. Each dimension contains a set of well-utilised and best-predicted factors related to the themes.

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Why is it important?

This is the first article that fill the gap in identifying the best predictive and well-utilized factors of the library corporate social responsibility using two step methodology: thematic and weighting analysis. The results and methodology employed is useful for researchers and academics in LIS.


I’m pleased for publishing my first novel paper in PhD research journey. I am proud of my PhD supervisor who coauthored me and directed during my research and publishing. This paper started for the first time the stages, themes, and factors of library social responsibility which considered as a new era in library corporate social responsibility research.

Dr Emad Abu Eid
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

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This page is a summary of: Deriving factors for library corporate social responsibility using thematic and weighting analysis, Library Management, September 2022, Emerald,
DOI: 10.1108/lm-05-2022-0048.
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