Library Philosophy and Practice

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21st Century Marketing Using Communication Modes by Students in Accessing Their Information Needs at Two Selected Study Centre Libraries in Southwest of National Open University of Nigeria
IntroductionWith the advent of information technology in libraries, marketing of available resources is very essential because students access information from any location in the world with the help of computer or any mobile device via the internet....
Analysis of Gender Differences in Information Retrieval Skills in the Use of Electronic Resources among Post Graduate Students of Alagappa University, Tamil Nadu
1.INTRODUCTIONInformation and communication technology is pervasive in every area of human activities. It has become a potent force in the transformation of social, economic, and political life, globally. It affects the way we think, live, communicate...
An Analytical Study on the Publication Pattern and Impact of Top Research Papers: A Case Study of Information Processing and Management
1.IntroductionJournals have occupied a significant position in the scholarly communication system. Though with the passage of time, the mode of delivery of scholarly communication has changed from oral to the written and then from print to electronic,...
Application of Barcode Technology in Landmark University Centre for Learning Resources, Omu- Aran Experience
IntroductionLandmark University (LMU) is located in Omu-Aran, Kwara State in Nigeria. It is a Private Christian University. It was founded by Dr. David Oyedepo who also is the Chancellor in 2011. The current Vice Chancellor is Professor Adeniyi Olayanju....
Availability, Accessibility and Utilization of Grey Literature for Quality Research by Postgraduate Students of University of Agriculture Makurdi
IntroductionThe availability, accessibility and utilization of information of grey literature through an effective dissemination network represent a necessary pre-condition for the emergence of a crop of well-informed citizenry. Information must be available,...
Availability and Use of Information Resources and Services by Teachers of Pre-University Colleges in Shivamogga District: A Study
1. IntroductionAcademic libraries play a vital role in the success of the objectives of the any institution. Library is a store house of knowledge preserving and dissemination information providing different library services to the users. Therefore Pre-University...
Awareness and Use of Electronic Databases by Postgraduates in the University of Ibadan
IntroductionGlobalisation through modern information and communication technology (ICT) is revolutionising the conduct of teaching and research in universities all over the world, particularly in developing countries such as Nigeria. One significant...
Awareness and Use of Electronic Information Resources by the Faculty Members of Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (Abuad): A Survey
IntroductionIn this present day and age, information retrieval and dissemination has improved drastically with the help of information, communication and technology (ICT). Hence, users don't necessarily come physically to the library to use the print...
Awareness and Utilization of Electronic Library Resources by Students of Tamale Technical University, Ghana
IntroductionOver the last decade, electronic resources have become increasingly substantial components of academic libraries. This is due to the growing development of information technology and its impact on collection development policies in Libraries...
Awareness in PG Students and Research Scholar in Mysore University about Open Access Institutional Repository
IntroductionNow a day's open access to research through institutional repositories is an emerging and significant trend. Conception about institutional repository as a location to gather, manage and keep the knowledge output of an institution has been...
Challenges of Managing University Libraries in Contemporary Digital Environment
1.0 IntroductionThe development of libraries irrespective of type is anchored on the leadership of that library. Library managers make the difference to the performance and productivity of libraries. Without suitable leadership, libraries as a social...
Challenges to Library and Information Services (LIS) Delivery in the 21st Century: The Situation in Three Academic Libraries in Imo State, Nigeria
IntroductionThe library and information service arena no doubt has been undergoing series of transformational process as a result of the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to library service. The conservative approaches to...
Characteristics of Classic Papers of Library and Information Science: A Scientometric Study
1.INTRODUCTIONScientometrics as a scientific field is believed the most common method to evaluate scientific actions1. Scientometrics is measurement of science bearing all quantitative methods and patterns related to generating and promoting science...
Contribution by the Indian and Pakistani Authors to Library Philosophy and Practice: A Bibliometric Analysis 2008-2017
1.IntroductionThe subject Library and Information Science is more than a century old which begun in 1911 in India and well-known in roots of Indian education system. However, slowly and gradually, the Library Science in Indian subcontinental has emerged...
Contribution of Asian Open Access Repositories to OpenDOAR
1 IntroductionThe phrase 'Open Access' gained popularity in 2002, when the Open Society Institute (OSI) brought about the Budapest Open Archive Initiative stated that "open access" to literature, indicate towards its free availability on the public internet,...
Evaluation of Relevance and Quality of Refresher Course in Educational Technology among the Fraternity of Agricultural and Allied Sciences: A Survey @AAREM, DHRM, CCS HAU, Hisar (India)
IntroductionThe knowledge dissemination and the skill orientation must be responsive to fast changing needs of the present global education scenario. The nature of teaching job has been changing constantly due to variety of reasons, such as changes in...
Identifying Electronic Information Resources in Economics: A Content Analysis
1.IntroductionThe library is seen as a source of training and guidance to a community of learners who are concerned with navigating the complexities of locating and using digital resources and services (Rezaei, 2006).Owing to the technological revolution...
Information and Communication Technology Roles in Agricultural Value Chain Promotion among Peri-Urban Women Farmers in Imo State, Nigeria
IntroductionThe importance of agriculture as a source of livelihoods cannot be overestimated: half of the world's population works in agriculture and approximately 2 billion people gain their livelihoods from small farms in developing countries(UNDP,...
Library and Information Science Blogs in India: An Evaluative Study
1.IntroductionBlog has been the perfect platform to publish ideas and thoughts online, it can engage in learning, teaching and discussion and promote oneself. "It is a log of thoughts and writing posted publicly on the World Wide Web"1. In simple words,...
Literature of Pediatric Nursing: A Bibliometric Analysis (2013 – 2017)
1.INTRODUCTION:Bibliometric is a quantitative analysis of of written publications, such as books, articles, bibliographic data, etc. It's an analysis of scientific publications is an important aspect of research endeavour in Information Science. Bibliometric...
Managing Community Information Centres (CICs) for Effective Provision of Health Information to Rural Women
IntroductionInformation is an essential commodity in contemporary society. This commodity is required by members of the society, irrespective of their age, social affiliations, political affiliation and cultural background. Information as a commodity...
Marketing Strategies of Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria
1.0 IntroductionThe university library undertakes the responsibility of locating, procuring and supplying the right type of information to students, researcher and lecturers at the right time and made information constantly available to users (Igbokwe,...
Required Skills and Competences of Librarians for Effective Software Application and Use in Contemporary Libraries in Nigeria
IntroductionLibrarians are managers of library and information systems. Library and Information science is a dynamic field and today is in the era of information age managed by ICT. The deployment and use of ICT in libraries is a function of the knowledge,...
Research Challenges and Delayed Gratification in Information Seeking Behavior: A Case Study of Research Scholars
IntroductionHigher education institutions should prepare students for progressively interdisciplinary and collaborative research that should be viewed as a product of immersion in a serious research experience. University needs a research scholar who...
Satisfaction of Library Services by Catholic Religious in Ss. Peter and Paul Seminary, Ibadan, Nigeria
IntroductionThe user of any library is the most important component of that library. Every information service exists for the sole aim of satisfying its users. How well this purpose is served is a measure of the effectiveness of that information service....
The Production, Collaboration, and Citations of High Quality Publications on Urban Sprawl
1IntroductionUrban sprawl research is very important and significant in any country especially in developing countries in the world. Urban sprawl expansion is becoming a serious problem in many urban areas in the world. Due to lack of infra-structure...
The Role of School Libraries in Promoting Reading Culture among Secondary School Students: A Case Study of Federal Government College, Jos
INTRODUCTIONAccording to an online dictionary, dictionary.com, a library is a place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other materials for reading, viewing, listening, study, or reference, as a room, set of rooms or building where books may...
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