Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from October

An Investigation of Use of Information Sources by Social Scientists
Introduction Information resources, library and information personnel, and users are important components of modern libraries. For proper and systematic planning and development of information resources and services, the user studies are the first...
Application of Information Technology to Library Services at the Federal University of Technology, Akure Library, Ondo State, Nigeria
Introduction The term "Information Technology" (IT) has been variously defined. Marshall (1984) defined it as the coming together of computing and telecommunications for the purpose of handling information; the application of technologies to information...
A Ten-Year Descriptive Review of Book Acquisitions Trends, Challenges, and Current Issues in a Nigerian Medical School Library
Introduction Collection development refers to the process of systematically building library collections (which used to be mainly print materials) to enhance learning, study, teaching, research, recreational, and other needs of library users. In...
Availability and Accessibility of Internet Facilities in Nigerian University Libraries: A Case Study of Two Federal Universities in South West Nigeria
Introduction The traditional library is gradually becoming a thing of the past as cheaper and more up-to-date information materials become available on the Internet. Libraries are faced with immense challenges. Access to information can stimulate...
Building Institutional Repositories in Bangladesh Using Dspace: A New Paradigm of Scholarly Communication
IntroductionThe information, communication, and technology (ICT) sector, experienced a revolution in networked information towards the end of 2002, shifting the dynamics of individually- driven innovation, institutional progress, and the development...
Building Institutional Repositories in Bangladesh Using DSpace: A New Paradigm of Scholarly Communication
Introduction The information, communication, and technology (ICT) sector, experienced a revolution in networked information towards the end of 2002, shifting the dynamics of individually- driven innovation, institutional progress, and the development...
Digitizing Institutional Research Output of University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Introduction Libraries all over the world have always placed emphasis on the preservation of recorded information and this has posed serious challenges to librarians and other information managers. Preservation no doubt, has increasingly continued...
Digitizing Institutional Research Output of University of Nigeria, Nsukka
IntroductionLibraries all over the world have always placed emphasis on the preservation of recorded information and this has posed serious challenges to librarians and other information managers. Preservation no doubt, has increasingly continued to...
ICT Facilities in University Libraries: A Study
Introduction Rapid developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) and their wide application in all aspects of life have led to dramatic changes. These changes are so revolutionary that is not realistic to expect stability in their...
Job Descriptions of Government Librarians in Pakistan
Introduction Libraries all over the world are facing diversified service challenges posed by a mix of traditional information seekers and Google generation's call of technology features. These multi-facet demands and kinds of users' community have...
Mapping of Tapioca (Sago) Research in India: A Scientometric Analysis
Introduction Sago research is analyzed and compared with number of document, journals, and international collaboration from 1973 to 2010. Using HistCite, the visualization technique developed by Garfield and colleagues, the historiographs for India...
Poor Reading Habits among Nigerians: The Role of Libraries
Introduction Comprehension is at the centre of reading. Collins and Cheek (1999) describe reading as a process that requires the use of complex thought processes to interpret printed symbols as meaningful units and comprehend them as a thought unit...
Poor Reading Habits among Nigerians: The Role of Libraries
IntroductionComprehension is at the centre of reading. Collins and Cheek (1999) describe reading as a process that requires the use of complex thought processes to interpret printed symbols as meaningful units and comprehend them as a thought unit in...
SMES and Business Information Provision Strategies: Analytical Perspective
Introduction The development of the SMEs has long been regarded as crucial for the achievement of broader development objectives, including poverty alleviation, economic development and the promotion of more democratic and pluralist societies (Henriques...
Students' Level of Study and User of Library Resources in Nigerian Universities: A Comparative Study
Introduction The emerging role of the libraries as an information professional in the new knowledge dispensation is enhanced by two main challenges. First, the value of information lies in the ability to access and adapt to suit new applications...
Students' Level of Study and User of Library Resources in Nigerian Universities: A Comparative Study
IntroductionThe emerging role of the libraries as an information professional in the new knowledge dispensation is enhanced by two main challenges. First, the value of information lies in the ability to access and adapt to suit new applications and improve...
The Professional Visibility of the Nigerian Library Association: A Report of Survey Findings
Introduction A professional association may be a group of people in a learned occupation who are entrusted to organize or supervise the legitimate practice of the occupation. They may be institutions that regulate the activities of different professions...
Use of Information Resources and Services at Delhi Public Library (DPL): A Survey
Introduction In the urban complex of the past, the library was at best an isolated and ephemeral phenomenon. Today a far-reaching and all-embracing library network exists reaching over the entire field of public and private life. This is especially...
Use of IT and Its Impact on Service Quality in an Academic
Introduction Information technology has profound effect on the progress and development of human civilization. The advances in science and technology has made a tremendous improvement and changed all activities of present society. Due to revolution...
Use of IT and Its Impact on Service Quality in an Academic Library
IntroductionInformation technology has profound effect on the progress and development of human civilization. The advances in science and technology has made a tremendous improvement and changed all activities of present society. Due to revolution of...

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