Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from February

Acquisition and Use of Locally Published Law Textbooks as Correlates of Textbook Publishing in Nigeria
Introduction Basic textbooks that attempt to discuss and analyse subjects with particular reference to Nigerian circumstances and relevant judicial opinions are adjudged to be very useful for law teaching and learning in Nigeria (Jegede, 1981)....
Analysis of HIV/AIDS Information Awareness and Effectiveness among Artisans in Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria
Introduction HIV/AIDS awareness initiative is a collective responsibility that is not limited to the health sector only but to all and sundry. It could be termed " a global crisis " with victims all around the entire globe. Inadequate information...
An Analytical Study of Institutional Digital Repositories in India
Introduction The Open Access movement is a social movement. The movement traces its history at least back to the 1960s, but became much more prominent in the 1990s with the advent of digital communications, in particular the Internet. Before the...
An Analytical Study of the Medical College Libraries of Gujarat in the Age of Information Technology
Introduction The advent of Information and Communication Technologies and Impact of Information explosion have brought many changes in diverse field of knowledge, especially in medical sciences which had profound impact on medical professionals,...
Information Needs of Rural Women: A Study of Three Villages of Bangladesh
Introduction The information society is where everyone can create, access, utilize and share information and knowledge, enabling individuals, communities and peoples to achieve their full potential in promoting their sustainable development and...
Information Needs of Rural Women: A Study of Three Villages of Bangladesh
IntroductionThe information society is where everyone can create, access, utilize and share information and knowledge, enabling individuals, communities and peoples to achieve their full potential in promoting their sustainable development and improving...
Management of Change in the 21st Century Libraries and Information Centres
Introduction Long before Johnson's 1998 celebrated story Who Moved My Cheese? a bestselling text on change was published, Charles Darwin in the Origin of Species (1859), documented compelling scientific evidence on species that became extinct because...
Management of Change in the 21st Century Libraries and Information Centres
IntroductionLong before Johnson's 1998 celebrated story Who Moved My Cheese? a bestselling text on change was published, Charles Darwin in the Origin of Species (1859), documented compelling scientific evidence on species that became extinct because...
Stem Cell Research: A Bibliometric Analysis from 1999-2008
Introduction Stem cell research is a vital area of study. It is of interest to scientists in India and all countries [1]. Bibliometrics is a truly interdisciplinary research field. Bibliometrics comprises mathematics, social science, natural sciences,...
The Usability of OPAC Interface Features: The Perspective of Postgraduate Students at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
Introduction Interface for user input and system output is among the components of IR system. Different Online Catalogs (online IR systems) have different user interfaces which would allow user to navigate or search information within and outside...
Undergraduate Students' Perception of Copyright Infringement: A Case Study of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
Introduction Learning involves mental processes, acquisition of some skills and competencies which must be relatively permanent within the cognitive abilities of the learners. These skills may be acquired in a formal learning environment or an informal...