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Demographic Variables And Academic Discipline As Determinants Of Undergraduates’ Use Of Electronic Library Resources In Federal Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Adefunke Sarah Ebijuwa, Iyabo Mabawonku Professor Dec 2019

Demographic Variables And Academic Discipline As Determinants Of Undergraduates’ Use Of Electronic Library Resources In Federal Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Adefunke Sarah Ebijuwa, Iyabo Mabawonku Professor

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Undergraduates use electronic library resources for academic activities because it offers access to relevant and current information from different subject areas. Literature review indicated that undergraduates’ use of electronic library resources is low in Nigeria owing to a number of factors that are largely attributed to user’s attitude, computer literacy and information retrieval skills, but, little attention was given to factors such as demographic variables and academic discipline. This study, therefore, examined demographic variables (age, gender) and academic discipline as determinants of undergraduates’ use of electronic library resources in in federal universities in South-west, Nigeria. The descriptive survey research ...


Control Mechanism Of Deviant Behaviour Among Library Users: A Study Of Government Owned Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, Ufuoma Eruvwe, Okotie Anita Enite Dec 2019

Control Mechanism Of Deviant Behaviour Among Library Users: A Study Of Government Owned Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, Ufuoma Eruvwe, Okotie Anita Enite

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This study was carried out to assess the deviant behaviours of library users and potential strategies for the control of these behaviours. The study covers Delta State University, Abraka and Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun. A descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study with a population of 1216 library users which comprises both staff and students. 365 respondents were selected via the random sampling technique which is 30% of the total population. Four research questions were posed to guide the study. The instrument adopted for data collection was a structured questionnaire. Out of the 365 questionnaires ...


Resources Availability Impacts On Reading Habit And Literacy Attitude Of College Students In Tirunelveli District Central Library, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, M Mohammed Yasir Mr Dec 2019

Resources Availability Impacts On Reading Habit And Literacy Attitude Of College Students In Tirunelveli District Central Library, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, M Mohammed Yasir Mr

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The focus of the present study is to analyse the reading habit and literacy attitude of the college students who use the Tirunelveli district central library. The present study tries analyse how the reading habits has an impact upon the literacy attitude of the college students who use the library. In order to analyse the impact of the library, the resources, facilities, infrastructures and staff service of the library has been taken as a factor and how they impact the reading habit and library usage of the respondents has been analysed and how does it positively impact the literacy attitude ...


Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin Dec 2019

Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin

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In the third millennium, people look forward for ushering the innovations and people's rapport is getting more and more convenient with the growth of social media tools. The usages of social media by libraries encompass a vast array of platforms with many contingencies features containing new ways for library patrons in terms of promoting their information services and products. This paper delineates elaborately the incorporation of social media by East West University Library (EWU, L), Bangladesh as it is one of the precursor academic libraries in Bangladesh where all forms of contemporary technologies and services have been integrating with ...


Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Educators In South South, Nigeria, Violet Ikolo Dec 2019

Factors Influencing Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Educators In South South, Nigeria, Violet Ikolo

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Significantly, job satisfaction is influenced by different factors. This study assessed the factors influencing job satisfaction among LIS educators in South South Nigeria. Specifically, this study sought to determine the extent of satisfaction amongst LIS educators as well as identify the motivator and hygiene factors that influenced job satisfaction among LIS educators. The study used the descriptive survey design with the population made up of LIS educators from six Library Schools in South South Nigeria. The sample of 79 LIS educators were conveniently selected for the study from Library Schools in South South Nigeria. A structured questionnaire adapted from the ...


Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indyayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti Nov 2019

Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indyayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti

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Siri’ na pesse as a philosophy of life for Bugis people who have noble values that make humans worthy of being said to be human (tau sipakatau). This value is obtained through hereditary that parents teach their children. One of the values taught by parents, known as sulappa eppa (the four main values) that parents must have as leaders in their families is primarily a single parent. This value is very important for single parents because parents are automatically examples and role models for their children.

This study applied a qualitative method with a case study approach in which key ...


Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat Nov 2019

Drill Emergency Simulation As An Increase In Information And Skills Of Midwives In Carrying Out Assistance To Mothers And Newborns A Case Study In Karawang Regional Hospital, Siti Nursanti, Susanne Dida, Irvan Afriandi, Mien Hidayat

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Health professional’s skillin helping maternal emergency cases isa critical factor contributing to maternal and sudden infant death. Expanding Maternal and Neonatal Survival programs, therefore,initiateda training so-called emergency drill simulation. This research aims to find the effectivity of midwiferycommunication strategy in the emergency drill simulation forsharpening partnership and expertise of the midwifery in a groupdealing with childbirth emergency. This research uses qualitative methodand a case study as an approach. The informants of this research are the head division of customer care, head of the delivery room, and the paramedic mentor of Expanding Maternal Neonatal Survival in Karawang Regional Hospital ...


Study Of Information Seeking Pattern Of School Teachers In Sri Lanka With Respect To Curriculum Planning, Chamani Gunasekera, Balasubramani R, Arumugam J Nov 2019

Study Of Information Seeking Pattern Of School Teachers In Sri Lanka With Respect To Curriculum Planning, Chamani Gunasekera, Balasubramani R, Arumugam J

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The study was conducted to examine information seeking pattern of school teachers in Sri Lanka. The survey method was adapted for this study and a self-administered questionnaire was used as main data collection tool. The school teachers who enrolled to follow postgraduate courses in the Department of Education, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka were selected as the study population and the collected data were analyzed using SPSS (21.0). The study found that most of the respondents used face to face discussions and mass media as communication channels and most of the respondents study curriculum, teachers’ guides and students’ text ...


Mapping Knowledge Hierarchy On Digital Library From 2007-2017: A Comparative Study Of India, China And United States, Arpita Roy Chowdhury, Ziaur Rahman Dr Nov 2019

Mapping Knowledge Hierarchy On Digital Library From 2007-2017: A Comparative Study Of India, China And United States, Arpita Roy Chowdhury, Ziaur Rahman Dr

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Purpose: This study aims to provide a comparative analysis on knowledge hierarchy taking into account countries such as India, China and United States of America on digital library perspective research from 2007 to 2017.

Methodology: This study covers articles published in the Web of Science database where 242 articles were taken into consideration and further analysis was done for the stipulated time period.

Findings: The research trend of digital library in India consists of 15 core topics and other specific areas, China with 15 core areas as well for the same time period and U.S.A showed 17 core ...


Impact Of Social Media Tools In Promoting The Library Services In Engineering Colleges In Tamilnadu, Arumugam J Librarian, Balasubramani R Assistant Professor Nov 2019

Impact Of Social Media Tools In Promoting The Library Services In Engineering Colleges In Tamilnadu, Arumugam J Librarian, Balasubramani R Assistant Professor

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Background: Social media tools play a vital role in every domain especially with Library and information Science. This study analyses the various promotional activities done by using the social media tools in Engineering Colleges with respect to Tamilnadu.

Materials and Methods: The data was obtained by quantitative survey method for the study from the 150 library science professionals working in engineering colleges of Tamilnadu.

Results: 150 respondents were actively participated in this survey and resulted that Facebook is the predominant tool used by the library professionals to share the library products and services in the age group of 31-50 ...


Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor Oct 2019

Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor

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The present study examines the impact of Social Networking Sites on college students of Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing (RIPANS), Aizawl. The study focused on the SNSs usage on academic performance, both positive and negative influence, the purpose and problem faced by the students in using SNSs. 150 well-structured questionnaires were distributed to the randomly selected students of RIPANS to find out the impact of using SNSs for their academic performance, out of which 146 students have responded. The collected data is further analyzed and presented in tables followed by charts with interpretation. The findings of the study show ...


Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indrayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti Sep 2019

Communication Pattern With Sulapa Eppa In The Single-Parent Family In Makassar City, Indrayanti Indrayanti, Jenny Ratna Suminar, Ahmad Gimmy Prathama Siswadi, Yanti Setianti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Siri’ na pesse as a philosophy of life for Bugis people who have noble values that make humans worthy of being said to be human (tau sipakatau). This value is obtained through hereditary that parents teach their children. One of the values taught by parents, known as sulappa eppa (the four main values) that parents must have as leaders in their families is primarily a single parent. This value is very important for single parents because parents are automatically examples and role models for their children.

This study applied a qualitative method with a case study approach in which key ...


Utilization Of Social Media In Giving Information Related To Activities And Performance Of Legislative Members (-A Case Study Of Women Legislative Members In The Aceh People's Representative Council (Dpra), Ainol Mardhiah, Dadang Rahmat Hidayat, Agus Rahmat, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah Sep 2019

Utilization Of Social Media In Giving Information Related To Activities And Performance Of Legislative Members (-A Case Study Of Women Legislative Members In The Aceh People's Representative Council (Dpra), Ainol Mardhiah, Dadang Rahmat Hidayat, Agus Rahmat, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah

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The existence of communication media cannot be separated from everyday human life today. Social media provides extraordinary benefits for members of Aceh House of Representatives (DPRA) to get closer to its people. The use of social media to socialize the performance of board members, absorb aspirations and information from the public. The qualitative research method and the case study approach used in this study, this study intends to describe the use of social media in providing information related to the activities and performance of women legislative members in the DPRA in carrying out political communication in Aceh's local parliament ...


Self-Efficacy As An Antecedent To Students’ Behavioral Intention To Use The Internet For Academic Purposes: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach, Jyothi Mallya, Lakshminarayanan S, Valsaraj Payini Sep 2019

Self-Efficacy As An Antecedent To Students’ Behavioral Intention To Use The Internet For Academic Purposes: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach, Jyothi Mallya, Lakshminarayanan S, Valsaraj Payini

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This study is based on the technology acceptance model by integrating the internet self-efficacy (ISE) as an antecedent to determine students’ behavioral intention (BI) in adopting internet for their scholarly activities. To achieve this objective a structured questionnaire composed of 26 items that represented five constructs, namely, perceived usefulness (PU) perceived ease of using (PEOU), Attitude towards using internet (ATI) behavioral intention towards internet (BI), and Internet self-efficacy (ISE) were distributed among four-hundred and forty-eight students from technical; management and health science stream. The data is further analyzed using structural equation modeling. The findings of the study suggest that ISE ...


Determining Structural Relationship Between Knowledge Management And Creativity With The Mediating Role Of Psychological Empowerment Among Staff Of Departments Of Education In Qom, Iran, Reza Jafari Harandi, Zahra Torkzadeharani, Mohaddeseh Bita Sep 2019

Determining Structural Relationship Between Knowledge Management And Creativity With The Mediating Role Of Psychological Empowerment Among Staff Of Departments Of Education In Qom, Iran, Reza Jafari Harandi, Zahra Torkzadeharani, Mohaddeseh Bita

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The present study is aimed to determine the structural relationship between knowledge management (KM) and creativity with the mediating role of psychological empowerment (PE) among the staff of departments of education in Qom Province, Iran. The present study is a correlational descriptive research. The statistical population includes all the staff of the departments of education in Qom Province, out of whom 200 are selected as the sample. Four questionnaires are used to collect the preliminary data for testing the hypotheses: Hemmati Knowledge Management Questionnaire (2010), Randsip's Creativity Questionnaire (1979), and Spritzer's Psychometric Empowerment Questionnaire (1995). The validity of ...


Ict Usage At Rural Libraries: Does Positive Youth Development Exist?, Samsul Farid Samsuddin, Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril Sep 2019

Ict Usage At Rural Libraries: Does Positive Youth Development Exist?, Samsul Farid Samsuddin, Hayrol Azril Mohamed Shaffril

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This study was to discover the Positive Youth Development (PYD) dimensions towards ICT usage in rural libraries among youths in Malaysia. This is a quantitative design and descriptive study in nature, which involved 400 respondents among rural youths from 16 selected rural libraries in four states of Peninsular Malaysia were chosen based on multistage cluster and simple random sampling. Rural youth community in Malaysia exhibited a high level of PYD towards ICT usage at rural libraries especially on the level of confidence when using ICT. Based on the analysis performed, education level and employment status have significance difference, meanwhile, age ...


Perceived Effect Of Telemedicine On Medical Service Delivery By Federal Medical Centers In North Central Zone Of Nigeria, Akor Solomon Obotu Sep 2019

Perceived Effect Of Telemedicine On Medical Service Delivery By Federal Medical Centers In North Central Zone Of Nigeria, Akor Solomon Obotu

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The study investigated the perceived effect of telemedicine on medical service delivery by the Federal Medical Centers in North Central Nigeria. Six objectives guided the study. The study answered six research questions and tested two null hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted survey research design. The research was conducted in the North Central Zone of Nigeria. The population of the study was one thousand four hundred and seven (1407) medical staff (Doctors, Nurses, Laboratory Technologists and Pharmacists). The sample size was three hundred and eleven (311) respondents comprising 97 doctors, 178 nurses, 19 laboratory technologists and ...


User Perspective On Storage And Retrieval Of Multimedia Resources At Select Libraries Of Delhi, Kimi ., Meera Yadav Sep 2019

User Perspective On Storage And Retrieval Of Multimedia Resources At Select Libraries Of Delhi, Kimi ., Meera Yadav

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Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to know the user perspective regarding various methods of dissemination, to ascertain frequency and purpose of use of different multimedia resources and to analyze the barriers in providing access to them in selected libraries of Delhi viz. Sangeet Natak Akademi (SNA), National School of Drama (NSD) and Eternal Gandhi Multimedia Museum (EGMM).

Methodology/Design/Approach: An effort has been taken to record the feedback of the users by way of questionnaires duly filled up by them in order to analyze the use/retrieval of different multimedia resources available in the libraries under study ...


Use Of Social Networking Sites Among Alagappa University Students: A Study, Melvin Jebaraj C Sep 2019

Use Of Social Networking Sites Among Alagappa University Students: A Study, Melvin Jebaraj C

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This paper reveals that use of social networking sites among Alagappa University, students, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. In this study helps to identify the most popular social networking sites, which purpose of using social networking sites, satisfaction level, frequency of using social networking sites and problem faced user in frequency of using social networking sites.


Examining The Relationship Between Organizational Commitments Of Staffs And Providing Optimal Services To Clients Of Tabriz Public Libraries., Roghayeh Entezar Saadat Sep 2019

Examining The Relationship Between Organizational Commitments Of Staffs And Providing Optimal Services To Clients Of Tabriz Public Libraries., Roghayeh Entezar Saadat

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The aim of this study is to identify important and effective factors on organizational commitment and providing optimal services to clients of Tabriz public library.

This research is an applicable research and date collection methods, is descriptive of correlation kind.

In this research, the statistic population contains all staff of Tabriz Library in 2013, who are 115.


Information Seeking Behaviour Of Scientific Community At Assam, India: A Proposed Model For E-Environment, Sudip Bhattacharjee Assistant Professor, Sucheta Bhattacharjee, Manoj Kumar Sinha Professor Sep 2019

Information Seeking Behaviour Of Scientific Community At Assam, India: A Proposed Model For E-Environment, Sudip Bhattacharjee Assistant Professor, Sucheta Bhattacharjee, Manoj Kumar Sinha Professor

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The present study has been undertaken to know the information seeking pattern of the scientific community who belong to different universities under the study. In this study, it has been tried to find out the satisfaction after utilization of print or digital information resources available in the digital environment with a view to understand the situation of the existing library system. After evaluation and observation of the findings of the study critically, it leads to create confusion regarding the nature of information seeking pattern by the scientific community. It is found that the existing library information system is seemed to ...


Webometric Analysis Of Central Universities In North Eastern Region, India. A Study Of Using Alexa Internet, Stephen G Sep 2019

Webometric Analysis Of Central Universities In North Eastern Region, India. A Study Of Using Alexa Internet, Stephen G

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Webometrics is concerned with measuring aspects of the web: web sites, web pages, parts of web pages, words in web pages, hyperlinks, web search engine results. Webometrics is huge and easily accessible source of information, there are limitless possibilities for measuring or counting on a huge scale of the number of web pages, the number of web sites, the number of blogs) or on a smaller scale. This study found the traffic rank in India, especially Central Universities of North East Region, the best-ranked Central University of North East Region are NEHU and TU with traffic ranks of 8484 and ...


Five Laws Of Library And Information Science Associations And Institutions, Fayaz Ahmad Loan Sep 2019

Five Laws Of Library And Information Science Associations And Institutions, Fayaz Ahmad Loan

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Aristotle (384 BC - 322 BC) is credited with the traditional classification of the five sense organs: sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing (Zamora, 2013). In the absence of any one of the senses, a human is considered handicapped, not worth to work perfectly. Likewise, there is a need to frame the five laws for an association, institution, organization, society, etc. to carry out its work efficiently and effectively. An attempt has been made in the present paper to devise these laws using logical thinking. These laws can serve the guiding force for all the associations in general and Library & Information ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of The E-Journal Of Library Philosophy And Practice During The Period Of 2014-2018, Md. Armanul Haque, Md. Aminul Islam, Md. Nazmul Hasan, A.K.M.Eamin Ali Akanda Sep 2019

Bibliometric Analysis Of The E-Journal Of Library Philosophy And Practice During The Period Of 2014-2018, Md. Armanul Haque, Md. Aminul Islam, Md. Nazmul Hasan, A.K.M.Eamin Ali Akanda

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The present study is based on the Bibliometrics analysis of the articles published in Library Philosophy and Practice (E-Journal) for the period 2014–2018. During this period, a total of 1046 scholarly papers have been published by LIS researchers around the world. The study analyzes the documents based on various bibliometric aspects like year wise contribution of articles, year wise growth of publication, average publication per author, subject wise distribution of articles, the geographical distribution of articles, authorship pattern, author productivity, degree of collaboration, reference distribution pattern and length of reference distribution. In all with an average 209.2 articles ...


Possible Uses Of Web 3.0 In Websites Of Libraries Of Academic Institutions Of Pakistan., Dr. Muhammad Waseem Muhammad Zia, Faiz Ahmed Mr. Sep 2019

Possible Uses Of Web 3.0 In Websites Of Libraries Of Academic Institutions Of Pakistan., Dr. Muhammad Waseem Muhammad Zia, Faiz Ahmed Mr.

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ABSTRACT

Since the invention of World Wide Web, the technology has got strong developments. The web of documents has emerged into different databases. This development is a result of three phases of web evolution. The first phase is termed as web 1.0 which was a read only or a one-way communication between user and website. The second phase is termed as web 2.0 which initiated in the start of 2003. This generation provides facility to read and write or two-way communication. Now users are enable to participate in websites. The current and third phase of web i.e ...


Academic Use Of Smart Phones For Social Development Of Visually Impaired Students Of University Of Karachi: A Study Of Android Smartphone Applications By Vi Students., Dr. Muhammad Waseem Muhammad Zia, Syeda Shireen Zehra Miss Sep 2019

Academic Use Of Smart Phones For Social Development Of Visually Impaired Students Of University Of Karachi: A Study Of Android Smartphone Applications By Vi Students., Dr. Muhammad Waseem Muhammad Zia, Syeda Shireen Zehra Miss

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Smart phones are very common in Pakistan since last 5 years. Smart phone is a mobile phone that performs many of the functions of a computer, typically having a touch screen interface, internet access, and an operating system capable of running downloaded apps. (Woyke,2014) states that the first true smart phone actually made its debut earlier in 1992. Smart phone has now captured the human life at a very large extent. Smart phone has become a part of daily, professional, social and academic life. Students are dependent on smart phones for their academic and social activities. It could be ...


Senior High School Students’ Use Of Library Resources And Services, Dessy Harisanty Sep 2019

Senior High School Students’ Use Of Library Resources And Services, Dessy Harisanty

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PurposeSchool library plays an important role in meeting the information needs of students. Students of Senior High School require information to support their personal, study, and environmental needs. Therefore, to meet their needs, high school students conduct information seeking. This study aims to determine the information seeking behavior of high school students in Surabaya.

Design/methodology/approachThe method applied in this study is a descriptive quantitative approach. The samples of this study were high school students in Surabaya-East Java-Indonesia, selected by using multistage random sampling. The data collection was conducted through questionnaires. The sample size is 200 ...


Test Article, Mary Bolin Sep 2019

Test Article, Mary Bolin

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Special Libraries’ Services For Governmental Institutions In Indonesia, Dessy Harisanty Sep 2019

Special Libraries’ Services For Governmental Institutions In Indonesia, Dessy Harisanty

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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to describe the implementation of the library service instances in Surabaya-Indonesia reviewed through a national standard library (SNP) 006: 2011.

Design/methodology/approachThis study used a descriptive type. The population targeted in this study is the Special Libraries Government Agencies in Surabaya-Indonesia. The sampling technique used was accidental sampling.

FindingsThe results of this study are many of the services provided by special libraries owned by government have not fulfilled the minimum standards of the Libraries’ National Standards (Standar Nasional Perpustakaan—SNP) 006:2011. It is expected to provide recommendations to special ...


Exploration Of Level Of Computer Anxiety Among Veterinary Students, Nirmal Singh, Sanjay Chandwani, Jaswinder Singh, Dhiraj Kumar Sep 2019

Exploration Of Level Of Computer Anxiety Among Veterinary Students, Nirmal Singh, Sanjay Chandwani, Jaswinder Singh, Dhiraj Kumar

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Purpose: The study was executed to have an insight to the computer anxiety of veterinary science students pursuing bachelor and masters’ degree programmes, respectively, at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Punjab (India).

Design/ Methodology: A pretested and validated Computer Anxiety Rating Scale (CARS) was applied to examine the computer anxiety level of veterinary students. Stratified random sampling method was used to choose sample for study. The data analysis was performed using percentage, frequencies and via Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS).

Findings: Results revealed that irrespective of the gender, possession of personal computer and internet connection, veterinary ...