Library Philosophy and Practice

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Assessing Faculty Use of University Library Collection and Services in Nigeria: A Case of Covenant University, Ota
Introduction A university library is a part of a university organization which aims at the advancement of the functions of its parent body. Kumar (2006) asserts that a university is supposed to perform the following functions: * Teaching *...
Citation Analysis of Dissertations of Law Submitted to University of Delhi, Delhi
0. Introduction In ancient period, there was lack of mode of communication. The source of extensive of ideas was assembly. When judges write opinions, they perpetually cite cases and other authorities. Lawyers, legal scholars and judges all pepper...
Computerization of the Fatiu Ademola Akesode Library, Lagos State University
INTRODUCTION The information age has permeated all aspects of human existence (Spies 1998). This has brought certain challenges to academics the world over (Pinfield 2001, Rader 2001); it is therefore clear that any attempt to have meaningful academic...
Corruption Eradication in Nigeria: An Appraisal
INTRODUCTION It is indisputable that some of the most important factors that perpetrate poverty in Nigeria are Nigerian ruling and business elite. Secondly, we may probably assert that the ruling elite also suffers leadership qualities. They lack...
Current Status of University Libraries in Iran: Their Development, Organization and Services
INTRODUCTION Throughout the development of civilization, right up to the modern era, libraries and books have played an integral part in people's cultural, political, and social development. Libraries earlier tended to serve an archival function....
Educators' Perspective on 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...
Information Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure Facilities in Self Financing Engineering College Libraries in Tamil Nadu
INTRODUCTION Information Communication Technology (ICT) are being increasingly used in library and information services for the acquisition, processing dissemination of information. Libraries and Information centers have been using ICT infrastructures...
Investigating the Information Needs of Sandwich and Part-Time Students of Two Public Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION AND NECESSITY FOR THE STUDY The advent of information age, the desire for higher education, and the proliferation of tertiary institutions have brought about the need for distance, part- time, and sandwich education opportunities. Virtually...
Issues in Citing Internet Resources: What Nigerian Authors, Librarians, and Information Seekers Must Abide In
1.1 Introduction. The internet established in 1969 by the United States Department of Defense, as ARPANet (which stands for Advance Research project Agency Network), is a worldwide network that connects hundred of thousands of other smaller networks....
Library Philosophy and Practice, 2004-2009: A Scientometric Appraisal
Introduction Bibliometric study on single journal is a promising area of research in the field of Library and Information Science. In this type of study data is collected from a single journal covering a particular period and vividly analyzed from...
Personnel Management Theories and Their Implications for Libraries
Introduction Experienced researchers and management expert have noted that every aspects of human endeavor require proper management. Management is the broad key that keeps every human endeavor flowing. Every organization, whatever its variegated...
Reading Habits of Rural and Urban College Students in the 21st Century
Introduction Reading has been the passion of the greatest personalities of all times. Humans have been reading since ages and thus words of knowledge have been passed on through generations. The reading habit influences in the promotion of one's...
Scientometric Portrait of Dr. Atta-Ur-Rahman
Introduction Bibliometrics is a word that means "the more that is published on a topic, the more important the topic is in terms of money and energy being used" (Jaing, 2003). The terms bibliometrics by Pritchard and 'Naukometriya' (the Russian...
User Delinquency in Nigerian Academic Libraries: An Emperical Perspective
INTRODUCTION Libraries have been termed one of the pillars of civilization. No nation can function effectively without the use of a library. The term "library" means is a collection of educational materials organized for use. The word is derived...
User Satisfaction with Library Resources and Services in Nigerian Agricultural Research Institutes
Introduction Agriculture is an important sector in the economy of all countries, developed or underdeveloped. In most developing countries like Nigeria, it is an important sector of the economy. Many countries, including Nigeria have realized the...
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