Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from May

Availability and Accessibility of ICTs in the Rural Communities of Delta State, Nigeria
Introduction Modern Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are a source for the development of wealth and power when they are directed for the well being of humanity (Ahsanullah, 2002). Nigeria has a population of about 120 million...
Availability and Accessibility of Information Sources and the Use of Library Services at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture
Introduction This study looks at availability and accessibility as variables in information seeking and use. Availability of information resources must be distinguished from accessibility. Availability of information sources means ensuring their...
Information Literacy for German Language and Literature at the Graduate Level: New Approaches and Models
Introduction Since at least the early 1990s, academic libraries have consistently been on the cusp of new technologies and innovative services. The reaction from teaching faculty has ranged from indifference, to dismay, to pleasant surprise....
The Creation of a Multimedia Orientation to the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi: A Systems Analysis
Introduction The growth of information and communication technology has brought sweeping change. The emergence of an information society has put forth new challenges and responsibilities for students who want to join university courses. As a...
The Role of Academic Libraries in Universal Access to Print and Electronic Resources in the Developing Countries
Introduction Before the advent of information and communication technology (ICT), academic libraries were the sole custodians of information, which was predominantly in print. ICT brought changes necessitated by new information packaging. Academic...