Library Philosophy and Practice

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Addressing Change in Academic Libraries: A Review of Classical Organizational Theory and Implications for Academic Libraries
Introduction While in the literature of Library and information Science (LIS) there is much discussion of organizational approaches to solve the problems and opportunities posed by change, there is surprisingly little reference to the "classical"...
A Review of Problems and Challenges of Library Professionals in Developing Countries Including Pakistan
Introduction "A librarian is a person who looks after the storage and retrieval of information. In a workplace, the librarian is usually a professional who is trained and educated to deal with information in a wide variety of formats and settings"...
Cataloguing in the Era of ICT: What Is Happening in Public Libraries of South-East Nigeria
Introduction The public library, being a local centre for information--making a variety of information and knowledge available to its users, requires a well planned and good method of organizing and keeping the records of its materials. This is...
Challenges of Public Libraries Patrons in the Use of Information Services for Attainment of Health Millennium Development Goals
Introduction Nigeria, as a country is still at the implementation stage of attaining the MDGs because of her slow developmental process and political instability, which has been a bane to achieving any set target aimed at improving the lives of...
Connectivity and Accessibility in Nigerian University Libraries: A Survey of Access, Usage, and Problems in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka
Introduction The Internet is a connection of computers around the world to share data and information. It started life in America in the 1960s. It was later popularized by the United States National Science Foundation (NSFNET), the first nationwide...
Disruptive Readers in Academic Libraries: A Study of Olabisi Onabanjo University Library
Introduction Academic libraries have a pivotal role in the transmission of information and knowledge in higher educational institutions. They are to facilitate the teaching, learning and research functions of their respective institutions. Academic...
Does the Digital Environment Improve Modern Users' Internet Awareness?
Introduction Man invented many wonderful gadgets to the society. Now, those items are ruling the world and without which regular routines are unimaginable in the human beings life. Many studies reveal that people routines are heavily tied with those...
Identifying and Mapping the Information Science and Scientometrics Analysis Studies in India (2005-2009): A Bibliometric Study
Introduction Information science is primarily concerned with the analysis of collection, classification, manipulation, storage, retrieval and dissemination of information. However, it is actually a broad, interdisciplinary field, incorporating not...
Impact of ICT Skills on the Use of E-Resources by Information Professionals: A Review of Related Literature
Introduction Today libraries are shifting their role from the custodian of traditional information resources to the provider of service-oriented digital information resources. Widespread use of computers, increased reliance on computer networks,...
Intellectual Educational Resources: Managing the Future in a Conflict Zone, Kashmir
Introduction We wish we could have our Kashmir back the way used to be when we were small children--a place where truth dominated and a land like the one found in William Wordsworth's golden vale of daffodils. Once a beautiful place with happy people,...
Internet Use by Students of Faculty of Science in Two Nigerian Universities
Introduction Internets are loose amalgamation of computer networks interconnected worldwide through several backbone networks (Adomi, 2008). It emerges as the educational tool by being a good source of getting the right information and solution...
LIS Curriculum Review Using Focus Group Interviews of Employers
Introduction The employers of library and information science graduates are many and varied in nature. Designing an LIS educational program for diversified needs and expectations of the employers is very difficult. Library schools are always expected...
Preservation and Conservation Issues in Selected Private Universities in South-West Nigeria
Introduction Librarians the world over are tasked with the responsibility of acquiring, processing, disseminating this information to users, and due to constant exposure of clients to these materials the rate of degradation increases. Every library...
Reducing Gender Discrimination and Violence against Women through Library and Information Services
Introduction Gender discrimination and violence against women are global phenomena as old as human history. Women's rights are the freedom and entitlement of women of human rights without discrimination or violation. Women's rights are rights inherent...
SFX, Information Needs, the Academic Library, and Its User
Introduction Libraries need an efficient way to manage their diverse electronic resources. At the same time, they need a tool that provides users with easy access to those digital items. Guaranteed simple and reliable access to full text sources...
Status of E-Theses Repositories with Special Reference to India
Introduction In the past, researchers were not able to access all the scholarly literature published across the world due to lack of proper communication technologies. With the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), this problem...
User Education Programs in Academic Libraries: The Experience of the International Islamic University Malaysia Students
Introduction The library supports the reading and research needs of its user for that particular institution. It is the library's responsibility to provide better services to its clients to make sure that information sources, services and resources...
Web Based Information Sources and Services: A Case Study of St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi
Introduction The college library plays an important role in the overall development of students. Undergraduate students often visit the library to consult previous question papers and syllabi, to borrow books and other material, and to use other...
Workers Training Programmes in Two University Libraries in Nigeria
Introduction The most valuable resources in Nigeria higher institutions are the human resource; these personnel serve as a major factor in success or failure of various citadels of learning. Human resources in higher institution according to Alani...
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