Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from July

Academic Library Websites in Bangalore City, India: An Evaluative Study
Introduction The academic libraries in India, in particular the University Libraries of today, are improving their service base especially with application of Information technology for access and delivery of e-content to their clients. In this...
A Comparative Study on Information Seeking Behavior of B.SC. & M.SC. Agricultural Extension & Education Students
Introduction In Iran, Nature of field of agricultural extension & education is multidiscipline; so it is crystal clear that, agricultural extension and education students need information to obtain higher level of knowledge in a field for preparing...
Analysis of Bibliographic References by Textbook Authors in Nigerian Polytechnics
Introduction Bibliographic references have always been an integral aspect of research. The importance of references in every research work cannot be over-emphasized. Ajala (2003) posited that as long as completed research needed to be reported in...
Analysis of Bibliographic References by Textbook Authors in Nigerian Polytechnics
IntroductionBibliographic references have always been an integral aspect of research. The importance of references in every research work cannot be over-emphasized. Ajala (2003) posited that as long as completed research needed to be reported in a lucid...
Awareness of Library 2.0 and Participating in the Global Discussion among Librarians in Southwest Nigeria Universities
Introduction Libraries use a variety of tools and techniques to and devise services to support the requirements of their users. Computer-based linking of sources and users has become more pronounced. The accessibility of electronic resources tempts...
Challenges of Students' Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in Library and Information Science in the ICT Environment
Introduction Training is a key factor in enhancing the efficiency and expertise of the workforce. The Students Work Experience (SIWES) program prepares students for labor markets. It has become an innovative phenomenon in human resources development...
Citations in Psychology PhD Theses: An Obsolescence Study
Introduction Obsolescence studies are one of the main areas of bibliometrics and infometrics. Obsolescence is a vital aspect of scientific literature. Growth and obsolescence are usually considered together, because they represent the initial and...
Citations in Psychology PhD Theses: An Obsolescence Study
IntroductionObsolescence studies are one of the main areas of bibliometrics and infometrics. Obsolescence is a vital aspect of scientific literature. Growth and obsolescence are usually considered together, because they represent the initial and final...
Impact of the Internet on Final Year Students' Research: A Case Study of Covenant University, Ota, Nigeria
Introduction In this age of information and communication technology (ICT), the use of the Internet has become the norm. Developing countries like Nigeria are not exempted from this trend. The craving for the Internet stems from its central role...
Information Acceptance and ICT Resistance: Promoting the Role of Information in Rural Community Development
Introduction Information is vital for community development. Nyerere (1967) states that, "while other countries aim to reach the moon, we must aim for the time being at any rate to reach the villages by providing them with necessary information."...
Information and Communication Technologies for Educational Development: The Case of Cybercafes at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
Introduction Information is an important tool used in the realization of any objective set by individuals. It is a valuable resource required in the society; thus acquiring and using information are critical and important activities. Information...
Information and Communication Technologies for Educational Development: The Case of Cybercafés at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria
IntroductionInformation is an important tool used in the realization of any objective set by individuals. It is a valuable resource required in the society; thus acquiring and using information are critical and important activities. Information seeking...
Resource Sharing among Law Libraries: An Imperative for Legal Research and the Administration of Justice in Nigeria
Introduction "The present race between knowledge and book production has made it impossible for any library, however big it may be, to acquire all the printed literature in the world even on the smallest area of the spectrum of knowledge, or to...
Survey of Staff and Organization of Private Secondary School Libraries in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State
Introduction Effective and quality service delivery in the library depends on the quality of staff. The ease with which users access and retrieve materials is organically linked to the quality of staff. In school libraries, teacher-librarians are...
Working Experience and Librarians' Knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Nigerian University Libraries
Introduction Librarians know that ICT facilities are tools for the information era, like the printing press in its day. There is an awareness of the importance of the application of ICTs in university libraries. The question now is how to use ICTs...

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