Library Philosophy and Practice

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A Bibliometric Study of the Library Philosophy and Practice (E-Journal) for the Period 2005-2014
1. IntroductionAs this study is carried out on the basis of objectives, there is no need of any test or experiments and results will be derived on the basis of analysis and their interpretation in the E-Journal Library Philosophy and Practice from the...
A Bibliometric Study on Growth of Research in an Indian Medical College
IntroductionBibliometric statistics are used by institutions of higher education to evaluate the research quality and productivity of their faculty. With bibliometric indicators, such as gross totals of publications and citations and journal impact factors...
A Librarian Run's for Political Office (or Cincinnatus Looks outside the Ivory Tower)
"I am fortunate to have two jobs I genuinely love...and when the politics gets too bitter and the back stabbing becomes more than I can take, I leave the University and come down to the State house" - Eugene Watts, Professor of Political Science at Ohio...
Analysis of Information and Communication Technology Roles in Poverty Reduction among Small and Medium Scale Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria
IntroductionPoverty is the opposite of wellbeing. Beyond lack of income, multidimensional concept of poverty also refers to disadvantages in access to land, credit and services (e.g. health, and services), vulnerability (towards violence, external economic...
An Audit of Records and Information Management Practices and ICTs Utilisation among SMEs in Northern Uganda
1.1 BACKGROUND In Africa, Uganda's economy is among the ones with great development potential. Endowed with significant natural resources, including ample fertile land, regular rainfall, and mineral deposits, it appears poised for rapid economic...
AN AUDIT OF RECORDS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND ICTs UTILISATION AMONG SMEs IN NORTHERN UGANDA
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.1 BACKGROUNDIn Africa, Uganda's economy is among the ones with great development potential. Endowed with significant natural resources, including ample fertile land, regular rainfall, and mineral deposits, it...
A Study of Using Informal Learning Spaces at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
0 IntroductionAs India is marching towards becoming the knowledge based society, the role of learning is growing rapidly as an important component of life. Every person in daily life passes through learning at every moment weather it comes formally or...
Conventional Wisdom or Faulty Logic? the Recent Literature on Monograph Use and E-Book Acquisition
HistoryThe idea that librarians are just "guessing" at what our patrons want and, in many cases, guessing wrong has its genesis in the literature about patron-driven acquisitions (PDA) for print books beginning in the late 1990s.1 In 1999, Perdue and...
Effects and Measures of Technostress among Librarians in Selected University Libraries of Delhi
IntroductionThe quest of implication of ICT into organizational activities has potentially increased the dependence over technologies. Early interactions of ICT was limited to organizational boundaries only but now has expanded to personal spheres too...
Factors Influencing the Adoption of Smartphones by Undergraduate Students at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONSmartphones can perhaps be considered as the most ubiquitous technology amongst the youth as it allows users to connect to one another socially. Aside voice calls and text messaging; it can be used for personal, educational, business, entertainment...
Information Needs and Resources Provision for Secondary School Teachers in Imo State, Nigeria: Male versus Female Teachers
Introduction Information is the hub of human development around which knowledge revolves. Information is regarded as a vital resource with which an individual functions effectively in the society. Information needs are at the centre of all areas...
Kashmiri Marsiya (Elegy) Manuscripts: The Valuable Sources for the Dissemination, Reconstruction and Safeguarding the History and Culture-III
INTRDOUCTION Culture is defined as knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society Chowdhury (2010). He further adds that heritage means "our legacy from the past, what we...
Knowledge Sharing among Librarians in Public Libraries of Fars Province, Iran
IntroductionThe third millennium's organizations are required to implement the knowledge management and must act to do this by precise planning. Specifically, organizations' success increasingly depends on how they are efficiently able to gather, store,...
Leadership Styles and Job Productivity of University Library Staff: Interrogating the Nexus
Introduction Libraries as hubs of information and knowledge need to possess a high degree of effectiveness and efficiency in the process of carrying out their services which centres on meeting the diverse information needs of library users. It is...
Library 2.0: A Bibliometric Assessment of Global Literature during 2004-14
1. IntroductionWeb 2.0 is now widely viewed as a second generation web development designed to facilitate communication, information sharing, interoperability, user-centered collaboration on the world-wide web. It characterizes open communication, participation,...
Library Collection as Correlate of Library Use: A Study of Secondary Schools in Oyo State, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION A school library is useful in literacy work from the earliest stage because it encourages good reading habits to be formed when children are young. Nothing is as important to the quality of library services provided to library patrons...
Management of Theses and Projects in Selected University Libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria
Introduction University Libraries are charged with the responsibility of acquiring, processing, preserving and making acquired materials accessible to their clientele. Apart from the conventional method of library resources selection and acquisition,...
Management of Theses and Projects in Selected University Libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria
IntroductionUniversity Libraries are charged with the responsibility of acquiring, processing, preserving and making acquired materials accessible to their clientele. Apart from the conventional method of library resources selection and acquisition,...
Protection of Indigenous Property in Ilishan-Remo Community, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION Nigeria has a rich body of indigenous knowledge developed over many centuries. This body of accumulated knowledge has played a vital role in agriculture, animal and human health, natural resources management, education, and other activities...
Protection of Indigenous Property in Ilishan-Remo Community, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONNigeria has a rich body of indigenous knowledge developed over many centuries. This body of accumulated knowledge has played a vital role in agriculture, animal and human health, natural resources management, education, and other activities...
Redeeming the Information Overload: A Case Study on Doon University , Dehradun
IntroductionHigher education, in the 21st century has the objective of helping students to meet the challenges of a competitive environment, thus developing them into global citizens who are able to stand firm in an ever changing, dynamic society.In...
Research and Publication Productivity of Librarians in Public Universities in South-West, Nigeria
IntroductionResearch is a vital and indispensable activity in universities and research institutions. They are efforts geared at extending the frontiers of knowledge and breaking new ground. Research and publications complement each other because research...
Research Productivity of Government Medical College Jammu: A Bibliometric Analysis
Introduction The significance of research in any discipline of study can never be underestimated. Scientists, academics and researchers have been engaged in research in their fields of study for years in the wake of quest for exploring countless...
Research Productivity of the Scientists of Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) Kalpakkam (Chennai): A Scientometric Analysis
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionScientometrics is the study of the quantitative aspects of science as a discipline or economic activity. It is part of the sociology of science and has application to science policy-making. It involves...
Research Publication Trend of Two Periodicals, "Political Geography" and "Religion": A Bibliometric Perception
1. Background StudyThe examination of the research publication productivity and its contributions is a buzzing area of research in the field of library and information science. Bibliometrics, Scientometrics, Citation Study, and Content analysis are the...
Reviving the Reading Culture: School Library Programmes in Promoting Voluntary Reading Amongst Students: The Case of Imo State, Nigeria
IntroductionReading is an activity which helps to develop the mind and personality of human beings and ultimately enriches their intellectual lives. As students learn to enjoy reading, learning becomes relevant and in that way improves their reading...
Scientometric Analysis of Cloud Computing
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)IntroductionCloud computing means storing and accessing data and programs over the Internet instead of your computer's hard drive. The cloud is just a metaphor for the Internet. It goes back to the days of flowcharts...
Undergraduates' Attitude as Correlates of Academic Achievement in Cataloguing and Classification in Library Schoools in Southern Nigeria
IntroductionAttitude is a central part of human identity. Every day, people love, hate, like, dislike, favour, oppose, agree, disagree, persuade and so on. All these are evaluative responses to an object. Hence, attitude can be defined as a summary evaluation...
Users' Perception and Satisfaction with Higher Education Commission Pakistan Research Repository (PRR): Problems and Opportunities
IntroductionThe Higher Education Commission (HEC) set up by the Government of Pakistan in 2002 (previously named the University Grant Commission) is the primary supervisory body of higher education in Pakistan. The main objective is to upgrade and facilitate...
Web 2.0 Technologies Application in Teaching and Learning by Makerere University Academic Staff
1.Background According to Thomas and Thomas (2012), over the last three decades rapid growth and development has occurred in the area of information and communication technologies (ICT). Particularly in the last decade, the growth in prominence...
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