Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from December

A Private Library with Valuable Intellectual and Cultural Heritage: A Case of Masood Jhandeer Research Library
Introduction The literature on the history of libraries indicates that the mechanism of recording the human communication and its preservation was the first step towards the manifestation of libraries. The collections consisted of clay tablets,...
A Survey of Engineering College Libraries in Sri Venkateswara University Area, Andhra Pradesh, India
Introduction Engineers have been important to every civilization, ancient and modern. They invent, design, build and produce most of the products that make up the present civilization. They find out the solutions to the practical problems faced...
Challenges and Problems of Library and Information Education in India: An Emerging Knowledge Society and the Developing Nations of Asia
Introduction In the 21stcentury, several professions are adapting with changes and pacing with new useful technologies for their survival and advancement. In this century creation of new knowledge, capturing of new ideals promptly and their timely...
Content Analysis of Engineering College Library Websites
Introduction India, though one of the developing countries in the world in the sphere of education with its 66 percent literacy, has enormous specialist manpower in every possible area, and outstrips many developed countries in terms of scientists,...
Correlation among Library Facilities: An Analytical Study
Introduction Libraries are hub of knowledge mines. They are central and integral part of academic life; they are the heart of a university (Balaram, 2001). The primary function of the academic libraries is to serve users for meeting their best academic...
Education for Information Professionals in Bangladesh: A Case Study of the University of Dhaka
Introduction Professional competence is achieved through University education. University is the place where the root of knowledge in a field of study is fabricated. It is also the forum where research and professional queries begin. As such, the...
Globalization of Cultural Heritage: Issues, Impacts, and Inevitable Challenges for Nigeria
Introduction Culture is the totality of learned, socially transmitted customs, knowledge, material objects and behaviour. It includes the ideas, value, customs and artefacts of a group of people (Schaefer, 2002). Culture is a pattern of human activities...
Management of Records in University Libraries in the South-South Zone of Nigeria
Introduction Universities the world over are centres for academic pursuits as well as place where learning is sought at its maximum level. A university library, be it federal or state owned, is part of a university set up. Accordingly, it seeks...
Scientists' Perception of Use of Electronic Information Resources: A Case Study of Pharmacopoeial Laboratory for Indian Medicine (PLIM)
Introduction Library and Information Centres are embracing digital collections, although most will continue to offer both print and digital collections for many years to come. New purchases and purchases of journals, magazines, and abstracting and...
Sources of Funds in Academic Libraries in Delta State, Nigeria
Introduction Academic libraries are those attached to universities, polytechnics, college of education and other similar institutions of higher learning. The importance of funding in providing quality library service cannot be overemphasized. It...
The Library as an Effective Tool for Understanding the Health Status of Rural Communities in Nigeria
Introduction Library in any community is regarded as an information base centre for storage and retrieval of vital information which could be used for community development and national planning. The library is the gateway to information (Anasi,...
Use of ICT by Students: A Survey of Faculty of Education at IUB
Introduction ICT is often perceived as a catalyst for change, change in teaching styles, change in learning approaches and in access to information (Watson, 2005). It refers to technologies that provide access to information through telecommunications....