Library Philosophy and Practice

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Accessibility and Use of Electronic Journals at Iranian University Libraries
INTRODUCTIONUniversity libraries are the key centers of their parent institutions and must sustain teaching, learning and research for all of their students, teachers and staff. Regarding information explosion, users' new expectations in acquiring the...
Application of Citation Analysis in the Development of Core Nigerian Languages Texts in Nigeria University Libraries
IntroductionLanguage plays very critical roles in national, regional and international relations. All human activities in all fields of studies hinge on the use of languages. Language therefore is the catalyst of socio-political, economic and scientific...
A Review on Literatures in Planning and Managing of Islamic Wealth Distribution (2001-2013)
INTRODUCTIONDistribution of Islamic wealth management is very closely interrelated with aspect of economic and Muslim society. Islam is a unique and only religion which specifies and dictates how man should perform his business and economic activities...
Awareness and Use of Scholarly Electronic Journals by Members of Academic Staff: A Case Study of Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
Introduction Since the seventieth century the printed journal has been the backbone of scholarly communication. Nevertheless, with the emergence of internet and World Wide Web in the 1990s, the form of journals has been transformed into digital...
Awareness and Use of Scholarly Electronic Journals by Members of Academic Staff: A Case Study of Dar Es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE)
IntroductionSince the seventieth century the printed journal has been the backbone of scholarly communication. Nevertheless, with the emergence of internet and World Wide Web in the 1990s, the form of journals has been transformed into digital version...
Evaluation of Medical Librarians' Level of Information and Communication Technology Skills Based on MLA Statements: A Study in Iran
Introduction Over the past decade, information and communication technologies have revolutionized human society. Social institutions such as libraries and carriers such as librarianship as a service-oriented profession have been influenced by the...
Evaluation of Medical Librarians' Level of Information and Communication Technology Skills Based on MLA Statements: A Study in Iran
IntroductionOver the past decade, information and communication technologies have revolutionized human society. Social institutions such as libraries and carriers such as librarianship as a serviceoriented profession have been influenced by the rapid...
Evaluation of the Use of University Library Resources and Services by the Students of Paul University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION The objective of the university library is to support the academic programmes of the university by providing relevant information so as to respond to the ever-increasing information demands of the users who comprise the students and...
Evaluation of the Use of University Library Resources and Services by the Students of Paul University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONThe objective of the university library is to support the academic programmes of the university by providing relevant information so as to respond to the ever-increasing information demands of the users who comprise the students and the academic...
Health Information Literacy as A Predictor of Community Information Service Utilization among Citizens in Public/National Libraries in South Western Nigeria
Background to the StudyThe significance of health information to community development has been variously highlighted and justified by various authors. Ties (2013) stressed that health information is a critical component of community system and is essential...
Identification of Research Trends at Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, India
1. IntroductionThe ever increasing size and specialized nature of research today, makes it difficult for a small group of experts to evaluate fully, the complex landscape of research. At the same time the limited availability of funds has made it almost...
Measuring Service Quality at Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Libraries
IntroductionFor years, researchers in the field of library and information sciences have been investigating information needs, user demands, and user perceptions of the importance and significance of library services. They sought for an elusive and multifaceted...
Pneumonia Disease Research in India: A Scientometric Study during 2004-13
1. IntroductionPneumonia is an inflammatory illness of the lung and it is also described as lung parenchyma/alveolar inflammation and abnormal alveolar filling with fluid1. Pneumonia can affect just one lobe of the left or right lung, a whole lung or...
Postgraduate Law Students Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour: Implications for Improved Provision of Resources and Services in Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library in Lagos State
INTRODUCTION Researchers have frequently examined the information seeking behaviour of particular professional groups in an effort to assess the ways and patterns of locating and utilization of information so as to enhance information provision...
Postgraduate Law Students Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour: Implications for Improved Provision of Resources and Services in Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library in Lagos State
INTRODUCTIONResearchers have frequently examined the information seeking behaviour of particular professional groups in an effort to assess the ways and patterns of locating and utilization of information so as to enhance information provision to these...
Sociocultural and Economic Factors Influencing the Use of HIV/AIDS Information by Women in Ugep, Cross River State, Nigeria
IntroductionSocio-cultural and economic factors predispose women to HIV/AIDS infection. These factors are more worrisome in the rural areas where women are most hit making them vulnerable to the disease. HIV/AIDS has been recognized as a social disease...
To What Extent Have ICTs Contributed to E- Governance in Uganda?
1. Introduction and BackgroundUNESCO describes e-Governance as the use by the public sector of ICTs to improve delivery of information and services, encourage participatory decision making among citizens, "and make the government more accountable, transparent...
Tuberculosis (TB) Research in India during 2004-2013: A Bibliometric Analysis
(ProQuest: ... denotes formula omitted.)IntroductionBibliometrics is the term used by Pritchard (1969) and it is defined as "the application of mathematical and statistical methods to measure quantitative and qualitative changes in different media"....
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