Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from October

A Comparative Study of Captioned Video and Face-to-Face Instruction in Library Instruction for Secondary School Students with Hearing Impairment
Introduction Hearing impairment is a condition that imposes limitations in hearing on the individual. Persons with hearing impairment suffer from hearing loss and are therefore precluded from adequate hearing. Hearing loss affects how well an individual...
Bibliometric Analysis of the Journal Library Philosophy and Practice from 2005-2009
Introduction Bibliometrics is a research method used in library and information science. It is a quantitative study of various aspects of literature on a topic and is used to identify the pattern of publication, authorship, and secondary journal...
On Boredom, Information Systems, and the Practice of Good Reading
Introduction: The Democratization of Boredom Saint Augustine claimed to know what time was, although he admitted that it was beyond him to define it: "What, then, is time? I know well enough what it is, provided that nobody asks me; but if I am...
Perceptions of a Profession: Librarians and Stereotypes in Online Videos
Introduction The popularity of YouTube has grown rapidly in recent years, and librarians are just one of many groups that routinely create and post videos to the site. Unlike prior representations of librarians in mass media formats, which have...
Personal and Socio-Economic Determinants of Agricultural Information Use by Farmers in the Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Zones of Imo State, Nigeria
Introduction There is a consensus among Nigerian policy makers, her development partners, and experts in Nigerian agriculture that the wealth of the country can substantially be derived from agricultural production. It is generally believed that...
Scientific Research in Librarianship: A Panacea for Library Development in Nigeria
Introduction Research in librarianship is a core aspect of library education and any library school programme. Day (1997) observes that, "it is a means for students and librarians alike to investigate the cause and effect of phenomenon as it affects...
Scientific Research in Librarianship: A Panacea for Library Development in Nigeria
IntroductionResearch in librarianship is a core aspect of library education and any library school programme. Day (1997) observes that, "it is a means for students and librarians alike to investigate the cause and effect of phenomenon as it affects the...
The Impact of the Information Society on the Library and Information Science Profession
Introduction In the modern world, information has the power to transform the lives of people and nations. National development is influenced by the amount of available information. The idea of an "information society" is connected to this fact....
The Impact of the Information Society on the Library and Information Science Profession
IntroductionIn the modern world, information has the power to transform the lives of people and nations. National development is influenced by the amount of available information. The idea of an "information society" is connected to this fact. There...
The Role of Effective Communication in Enhancement of Library Services: An Overview of Delta State University Library, Abraka
Introduction Communication is the transfer of information from a source to a receiver. It is effective when the sender of information and the recipient have a common comprehension of the message. The importance of communication in the world in which...