Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from January

Alumni Participation in LIS Program Review: The Case of MLIS at University of the Punjab
Introduction Emergence of the digital era has posed rapid social, cultural and technological changes and challenges to the human society. The library as a social institution and librarianship as a service-oriented profession are now at the focal...
Bibliographic Control of Publications: The Impact on African Countries
Introduction African continent is full of written culture and activities being produced and preserved by her people, not only for posterity but for academics, students and the larger bibliographic communities. That information is generated on the...
Effect of Video on the Teaching of Library Studies among Undergraduates in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo
Introduction Teaching makes acquisition of knowledge and skills possible through systematic interaction between teachers and learners. It happens everyday and involves teacher, learner, methodology and materials interaction. Part of these materials...
Employers' Expectations of Library Education in Nigeria
Introduction Library Education in Nigeria was very much tied up with the general social and political history of the Country. As such, those who aspired to become librarians went to Britain to qualify for the Associate of the Library Association...
Knowledge Economy from the Pakistani Perspective
Introduction Business Dictionary (2010) defines knowledge economy as: "Economy based on creating, evaluating, and trading knowledge. In a knowledge economy, labour costs become progressively less important and traditional economic concepts such...
Preparing LIS Professionals for Leadership
Introduction In the Changing scenario of Information industry and tremendous impact of multi-disciplinary disciplines, Library and Information Science has emerged as a multi-disciplinary subject with a fusion of educational technology, psychology,...
The Identity Crisis of Libraries in the Attention Economy
Introduction In the present day world, the ecology that the human beings inhabit is laden with various kinds of spaces and places. Our ecology encompasses different kinds of cyberspaces and market places that continuously sway our mind. This character...
Use of E-Resources by Life Scientists: A Case Study of Sambalpur University, India
Introduction E-resources in collaboration with Internet have become a sign of modern age being an invaluable tool for teaching, learning, and research. The library and information landscape has transformed with the onset of the digital era and today...
Use of Multimedia for Teaching in Nigerian University System: A Case Study of University of Ibadan
Introduction The use of multimedia in industries has been extensive, as it has been effective in increasing productivity and retention rates, where research has shown that people remember 20% of what they see, 40% of what they see and hear, but...
Users' Perceptions regarding Networking and Resource Sharing in Selected Academic Libraries of Bangladesh
Introduction Across the disciplines, technology is spawning brand new carries in even as it changes in the way we performed old ones. Standing at the edge of 21st century probably there is no dispute over the recognition of technologies in information...