The measurement of knowledge gap in science and technology in university Libraries in Baghdad .

Abstract

The work aim at : display the size of knowledge gap in university Libraries in Baghdad, gives the reasons behind this gap,and the effects of this gap on the performance of these Libraries . the work hypo the sizes that the knowledge gap happens because of the financial shortage and the growth of the productivity in the field of science and technology . the work used the main as statistical tool to measure the gap size. The work reachs to the following results: the gap in book% 0.53 ,in periodicals%0.69 , in thesis and dissertation was%0.31 and in conference literature was %0.76 . some recommendations cooperation between libraries and the use of information teachnology in the presentation of services .