Abstract: The purpose is studying the feasibility of the establishment of 5s system in the libraries of Islamic Azad Universities in Mazandaran province. Tthe current study is from the applicable type and in analytical-survey method. The statistical society of this study includes all employees of the libraries of Islamic Azad Universities in Mazandaran Province in a number of 60 people. The research tool is pre-made questionnaire which has been previously used by Amini. Its reliability is equal to 0.843 based on Cronbachs alpha. The Kolmogorov Smirnov test and descriptive statistics, single-sample t test, t-student and Friedman tests have been used to analyze data. The facilities of libraries of Islamic Azad Universities in Mazandaran province in applying 5s system are lower than the average level (2.20); also among the indices of this system, the facilities of all indices including the index of sorting out materials and separation (2.33), facilities of discipline index (2.39), facilities of sweeping index (2.33), facilities of standardization index (2.35) and facilities of education and culturalization (systematization) index (2.31) have been also lower than the average value.
Azadeh Marzban and Safieh Tahmasebi Limouni, 2016. The Study of Feasibility of the Establishment of 5s System in Academic Libraries of Islamic Azad University in Mazandaran Province. Asian Journal of Information Technology, 15: 1884-1889.