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Analysis of Factors That Influence Users' Willingness to Pay for the Services of Iranian Academic Libraries by Using the Contingent Valuation Method
(ProQuest: ... denotes formula omitted.)I.INTRODUCTIONEstimating the economic value of cultural resources presents an important and growing field of applied research. Valuation of cultural programs and assets offers a way for decision-makers to compare...
Analyzing the Scientific Interactions of Islamic Azad University in the Field of Humanities and Social Sciences between 2010-2014
Introduction and problem StatementOne of the indicators of the growth and development of any country is its scientific ability and capacity.Promoting this ability depends on improving the status of production of scientific information. Among the social...
An Assessment of the Impact and Visibility of United Arab Emirates Journals
1) Introduction Research findings and conclusions usually are published in eminent scientific journals to accredited outcomes, citation associations and work recognition. This is of value to experts, professionals, research groups, scientists, academicians,...
An Assessment of the Impact and Visibility of United Arab Emirates Journals
1)IntroductionResearch findings and conclusions usually are published in eminent scientific journals to accredited outcomes, citation associations and work recognition. This is of value to experts, professionals, research groups, scientists, academicians,...
Citation Analysis of Doctoral Theses in Education, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
Introduction The Department of Education was one of the few departments that started with the establishment of the University of Maiduguri in 1976. Since then, it has grown in staff strength, student population and academic programmes. The Department...
Citation Analysis of Doctoral Theses in Education, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria
IntroductionThe Department of Education was one of the few departments that started with the establishment of the University of Maiduguri in 1976. Since then, it has grown in staff strength, student population and academic programmes. The Department...
Citation Analysis of Projects Submitted to the Department of Chemistry and Petroleum Engineering of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
Introduction Citation analysis is the study of the impact and quality of an article, an author, or an institution based on the number of times a scholarly work and/or author has been cited by others (Fordham University Libraries, 2018). It is the...
Citation Analysis of Projects Submitted to the Department of Chemistry and Petroleum Engineering of Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria
IntroductionCitation analysis is the study of the impact and quality of an article, an author, or an institution based on the number of times a scholarly work and/or author has been cited by others (Fordham University Libraries, 2018). It is the examination...
Collection Development Policies of Electronic Resources in University Libraries in Southeast Nigeria
Introduction With the emergence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), digital information and knowledge preoccupy the prints, users' expectations from the library and information sources are different from what is used to be in the...
Collection Development Policies of Electronic Resources in University Libraries in Southeast Nigeria
IntroductionWith the emergence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), digital information and knowledge preoccupy the prints, users' expectations from the library and information sources are different from what is used to be in the past....
Contributions of Pakistani Authors to Library Philosophy and Practice from 2008 to 2017
Introduction Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal that publishes articles exploring the connection between library practice and the philosophy and theory behind it. These include explorations...
Contributions of Pakistani Authors to Library Philosophy and Practice from 2008 to 2017
IntroductionLibrary Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal that publishes articles exploring the connection between library practice and the philosophy and theory behind it. These include explorations of...
Contribution to Open Access Repository by the Tamil Nadu State Universities in India : A Case Study of Shodhganga
IntroductionThis open Access initiative and started long back but it is very useful momentum only after 1990 as with the increase of Net usage the applicability of Open Access research publication also slowly increased. In all Universities College and...
Contribution to Open Access Repository by the Tamil Nadu State Universities in India: A Case Study of Shodhganga
Introduction This open Access initiative and started long back but it is very useful momentum only after 1990 as with the increase of Net usage the applicability of Open Access research publication also slowly increased. In all Universities College...
Effect of Strategic Management on Users' Satisfaction, Library Competitiveness, Learning/innovation Process and Internal Process Effectiveness in Academics Libraries
Background of the Study: Strategy formulation involves both environmental and internal appraisals, including SWOT (strength and weaknesses, opportunity and threat) analysis, corporate and business level strategies, strategic analysis, choices and strategic...
Evaluation of Consumer Health Information Websites Based on International Guidelines
Introduction The web is a key of health information resources for an increasing number of people [2-3]. When people refer to health information on the Internet, they expect to obtain information which is credible and reliable, not misleading or...
Evaluation of Consumer Health Information Websites Based on International Guidelines
IntroductionThe web is a key of health information resources for an increasing number of people [2-3]. When people refer to health information on the Internet, they expect to obtain information which is credible and reliable, not misleading or out-of-date....
Evaluation of Online Reference Services: Reflections from Nigeria Academic Libraries
Introduction Recent in-road in technological development in libraries have affected how information resources can be accessed and utilized. Libraries have always tried to find improved method to information access. Rightly the ultimate goal of library...
Evaluation of Online Reference Services: Reflections from Nigeria Academic Libraries
IntroductionRecent in-road in technological development in libraries have affected how information resources can be accessed and utilized. Libraries have always tried to find improved method to information access. Rightly the ultimate goal of library...
Examining the Problems and Inconsistencies in the Interpolation of English Transliterated Names of Persian Language Researchers in Citation Databases
IntroductionThe retrieval and organizing the information resources is in relation with the language and hand writing that have been among the primary means of expressing information. The language of most of information databases is English. Therefore,...
Flow of Business Newspaper Information in Scholarly Publications: A Study on the Wall Street Journal Newspaper Indexed in Web of Science
Introduction Newspaper is one primary sources of scientific communication. It has being playing a vital role in the communication process of scientific research findings and publications in the world. Fanelli (2013) also pointed out that, scientists...
Flow of Business Newspaper Information in Scholarly Publications: A Study on the Wall Street Journal Newspaper Indexed in Web of Science
IntroductionNewspaper is one primary sources of scientific communication. It has being playing a vital role in the communication process of scientific research findings and publications in the world. Fanelli (2013) also pointed out that, scientists across...
Funding, Communication and Marketing as Correlates of Library Service Delivery to Persons with Hearing Impairment in Nigeria
Background to the Study Chima and Eskay (2013) described Persons With Hearing Impairment, PWHI, as all types of hearing defects, ranging from slight loss to profound deafness. They include the deaf (those that cannot perceive any sound), hard of...
Funding, Communication and Marketing as Correlates of Library Service Delivery to Persons with Hearing Impairment in Nigeria
Background to the StudyChima and Eskay (2013) described Persons With Hearing Impairment, PWHI, as all types of hearing defects, ranging from slight loss to profound deafness. They include the deaf (those that cannot perceive any sound), hard of hearing...
Impact of Online Reading on Skills of Professionals
Introduction The fast and speedy mean communication have revolutionized the societies into information society where the generation of information is tremendously high. Information accessing and information use is the dominating factor. In this...
Impact of Online Reading on Skills of Professionals
IntroductionThe fast and speedy mean communication have revolutionized the societies into information society where the generation of information is tremendously high. Information accessing and information use is the dominating factor. In this age, every...
Influence of Career Choice on Professional and Job Commitment of Librarians in Selected Libraries in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria
INTRODUCTION The determining factors and motivations which led to individual's involvement in an action have been seen to influence the performance level of such individuals in such actions. The influence of an individual's needs and desires both...
Influence of Career Choice on Professional and Job Commitment of Librarians in Selected Libraries in Oyo and Ogun States, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONThe determining factors and motivations which led to individual's involvement in an action have been seen to influence the performance level of such individuals in such actions. The influence of an individual's needs and desires both have...
Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior of Krobo Beads Producers in the Eastern Region of Ghana
Introduction The 2012 population census of Ghana revealed that most (79%) of the people in the three Krobo Districts are rural dwellers (Ghana Statistical Service, 2012). Apart from agriculture activities, one of the major economic activities engaged...
Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior of Krobo Beads Producers in the Eastern Region of Ghana
IntroductionThe 2012 population census of Ghana revealed that most (79%) of the people in the three Krobo Districts are rural dwellers (Ghana Statistical Service, 2012). Apart from agriculture activities, one of the major economic activities engaged...
Information Use Pattern on Sub-Subjects of Political Science Research: A Citation Analysis
1.IntroductionBibliometrics as a tool is mostly used in Library and Information Science (LIS) field to measure the quantitative and qualitative outputs of research activities. Kogamuramath & Pothare (2001) reported that the term 'Bibliometric' was...
Journal Packing Density of Subject Disciplines at the Continental Level: A Study
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)Introduction: - A manifold growth is being witnessed in the research activities all across the globe. Each year, approximately 2.5 million scientific papers are added to the existing lot of research (Boon, 2016)....
Knowledge of Electronic Databases as Predictors Research Productivity of Academic Staff in Nigerian Private Universities
Introduction Research productivity in academic institutions is reflected in the number and quality of articles published by the affiliated faculty. Often, departments evaluate their faculty on their "publication count" (Jaunch and Glueck, 2010)....
Knowledge of Electronic Databases as Predictors Research Productivity of Academic Staff in Nigerian Private Universities
IntroductionResearch productivity in academic institutions is reflected in the number and quality of articles published by the affiliated faculty. Often, departments evaluate their faculty on their "publication count" (Jaunch and Glueck, 2010). Research...
Knowledge Translation in Humanities: Investigating the Effects of Individual Characteristics of Faculty Members on Their Viewpoints
IntroductionAs the shining value of knowing and knowledge was appreciated, new terms have appeared in this realm including knowledge transfer, knowledge sharing, knowledge translation and etc. each covering broad scopes of knowledge and opening new insights...
Learning about the Information Seeking Behavior of Allied Medical Sciences Students: Advices for Libraries of Multidisciplinary Colleges
Introduction The nature of information cannot be easily described, and different people use information for different purposes and in different ways. Some of them apply information to do their research projects to create new data and help information...
Learning about the Information Seeking Behavior of Allied Medical Sciences Students: Advices for Libraries of Multidisciplinary Colleges
IntroductionThe nature of information cannot be easily described, and different people use information for different purposes and in different ways. Some of them apply information to do their research projects to create new data and help information...
Library Herald 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study
INTRODUCTION: The term bibliometric made with two words 'biblio' is derived from the Greek word "biblion", the meaning is a book and 'metrics' is derived from Greek word "metrikos", the meaning is measurement. A term Bibliometrics is given by A....
Library Herald 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study
INTRODUCTION:The term bibliometric made with two words 'biblio' is derived from the Greek word "biblion", the meaning is a book and 'metrics' is derived from Greek word "metrikos", the meaning is measurement. A term Bibliometrics is given by A. Pritchard...
Measuring Co- Authorship Pattern in Research Output of Chromosome Anomalies
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionA healthy and prosperous nation is mainly depends on its people. World Health Organization reports that an estimated 303 000 newborns die within 4 weeks of birth every year, worldwide from congenital...
Measuring Co-Authorship Pattern in Research Output of Chromosome Anomalies
1. Introduction A healthy and prosperous nation is mainly depends on its people. World Health Organization reports that an estimated 303 000 newborns die within 4 weeks of birth every year, worldwide from congenital anomalies. One of the most common...
Pedagogy in Library and Information Science Programme in Nigeria
Introduction Higher education institutions that run programmes in various parts of the world are established to produce intellectuals that are capable to search, discover and use the knowledge acquired effectively in every sphere of life. Hence...
Pedagogy in Library and Information Science Programme in Nigeria
IntroductionHigher education institutions that run programmes in various parts of the world are established to produce intellectuals that are capable to search, discover and use the knowledge acquired effectively in every sphere of life. Hence Nigerian...
Perceived Influence of Library Services on Students' Academic Achievement in Secondary Schools in Kwara State, Nigeria
INTRODUCTIONSchool is regarded as a place where learning takes place. Library service is one of the essential services needed in the school system (primary, secondary and tertiary). The presence of library in school help to accelerate the implementation...
Perceptions of Leadership and Skills Development in Academic Libraries
Introduction A number of definitions are related to leadership and all try to define leadership qualities for academic institutions and other institutions as well. Although, there are not many studies have been conducted on dynamic and successful...
Perceptions of Leadership and Skills Development in Academic Libraries
IntroductionA number of definitions are related to leadership and all try to define leadership qualities for academic institutions and other institutions as well. Although, there are not many studies have been conducted on dynamic and successful leadership...
Professional Development and Performance Evaluation for Cataloguers in Nigeria: A Roadmap for Performance Management System
INTRODUCTION Cataloguing and classification are two integral exercises carried out by cataloguers' on information resources such as books, journals and digital materials to facilitate their arrangement and easy retrieval Oduwole (2005) affirms that...
Professional Development and Performance Evaluation for Cataloguers in Nigeria: A Roadmap for Performance Management System
INTRODUCTIONCataloguing and classification are two integral exercises carried out by cataloguers' on information resources such as books, journals and digital materials to facilitate their arrangement and easy retrieval Oduwole (2005) affirms that classification...
Serving Teen CoCultures: What Teens Need from Public Libraries (an Overview through the Lens of the Connected Learning Model)
The terms urban and/or at-risk (teens) appears to be merging as a synonymous profile these days, especially among those who work as public information professionals. Rescuing this population has now become the library stakeholder's priority. Such young...
Stepping Up the Ladder to Meet User Needs: Innovative Library Services and Practices in a Nigerian University of Technology
Introduction The 21st century has witnessed a turnaround in different spheres of life. Academic environment and libraries are not divorced from this paradigm. According to Deiss and Petrowski (2009), academic libraries are affected by three drivers...
Stepping Up the Ladder to Meet User Needs: Innovative Library Services and Practices in a Nigerian University of Technology
IntroductionThe 21st century has witnessed a turnaround in different spheres of life. Academic environment and libraries are not divorced from this paradigm. According to Deiss and Petrowski (2009), academic libraries are affected by three drivers of...
The Emergence of Institutional Repositories: A Conceptual Understanding of Key Issues through Review of Literature
IntroductionThe libraries in the academic institutions playing the role of the imparting knowledge to the academic fraternity since ages. However, nowadays it becomes difficult for the academic libraries due to the scarcity of space. The emergence of...
The Role of Public Library in Fostering National Integration for Development: A Case Study of Port Harcourt Literary Society (Phls) Library, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
1.0 Introduction National integration is crucial to the development of any meaningful nation. For any meaningful society to advance and flourish it must embrace national integration. The idea behind national integration is simply unity, oneness...
The Role of Public Library in Fostering National Integration for Development: A Case Study of Port Harcourt Literary Society (Phls) Library, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria
1.0 IntroductionNational integration is crucial to the development of any meaningful nation. For any meaningful society to advance and flourish it must embrace national integration.The idea behind national integration is simply unity, oneness not minding...
The Strategy of University Library in Indonesia to Support World Class University (WCU)
IntroductionGlobalization affects universities. Universities throughout the world attempt to be considered as a wolrd class university and produce graduates that can compete with the graduates from developed country. This happened because there are:...
Top 10 Indian Academic/Research Organizations: A Scientometric Analysis of Research in Biotechnology
(ProQuest: ... denotes formulae omitted.)1.IntroductionBiotechnology is an interdisciplinary field that combines biological sciences with the engineering technologies to improve human life. Biotechnology has been significant in the field of health care,...
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