Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from September

A Survey of Library Automation in College Libraries in Goa State, India
Introduction We live in an information age, and libraries are expected to use Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to provide information more expeditiously and exhaustively than before. Computerization of library "housekeeping" operations...
Counting More Than the Gate: Developing Building Use Statistics to Create Better Facilities for Today's Academic Library Users
Introduction Use of facilities is an issue of great importance to academic libraries. As the academic library is increasingly called upon to justify its existence through performance measures that are linked not only to their own strategic planning...
Serials Processing Activities in Southern Nigerian University Libraries
Introduction The users of serials in university libraries want quick access to the current information contained in serials volumes and issues. Library serials acquisitions processes are organized with that information need in mind. According...
The Importance and Influence of Philosophical Thinking for Librarians
Introduction The library, which has survived for centuries as the memory of mankind and a social force, librarianship, an old and influential profession, and librarians, whose professional identity enjoyed recognition, all face the challenge...
Use of the Internet and Electronic Resources for Dental Science Information: A Case Study
Introduction Sources of information available via the Internet are increasing exponentially (Asemi, 2005). This comes with a steady increase in Internet use for education (Edwards and Bruce, 2002) and for research. The Internet is also making...