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Academic Library Research Support Services: A Review Of Redeemer’S University And The Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency’S Research Activities, Adeniran Pauline Oghenekaro Mrs. 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Academic Library Research Support Services: A Review Of Redeemer’S University And The Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency’S Research Activities, Adeniran Pauline Oghenekaro Mrs.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The focus of academic libraries is to support teaching, learning and research in their immediate institutions. Academic libraries support research by providing research collections, services, data literacy training and research data management. This study examined academic libraries research support and the challenges associated with the utilisation of such services by researchers in Redeemer’s University and the Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency both in Nigeria. A questionnaire was used to collect data from researchers in the two institution and findings revealed the research activities of the respondents and the varying levels of engagement in different types of research support services ...


A Scientometric Analysis Of Drone Technology Publications, Lakshminarasimhappa MC, Kemparaju TD 2019 Department of Library and Information Science, Bangalore University, Bengaluru

A Scientometric Analysis Of Drone Technology Publications, Lakshminarasimhappa Mc, Kemparaju Td

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focus on the growth and development of drone technology research in forms of publications reflected in Web of Science database, during the span of 1998-2017. A total 3433 publications were found and the highest 1040 (30.29%) publications published in 2017. The average number of 343.3 publications were published per year in the study field and there was a variation in Annual Growth, because there is no constant growth of publications every year in the area of study. Out of total publications, 3123 (90.97%) contributed by collaboration of multiple authors and 310 (9.03%) by single ...


Exploring The Usage Of Information Technology For Library Automation, S.M Aqil Burney, Naveed Sehar, Shumaila Burney HIMS, Humera Tariq 2019 IOBM

Exploring The Usage Of Information Technology For Library Automation, S.M Aqil Burney, Naveed Sehar, Shumaila Burney Hims, Humera Tariq

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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The basic objective of this research study is to provide a detailed perspective of the current scenario of public libraries workings and procedures in Karachi (Pakistan) and propose automation with an implementation strategy. The study elaborates on the needs of automated library management system components ideally packaging into an ALMS. Differences between the available library management system(s) and proposed ALMS have been highlighted as well. This study recommends the development as well as implementation architectures, development technologies required human resources, and Infrastructure (i.e. servers, client machines, etc.) for ALMS as a preferred system for public libraries in ...


A Survey On The Social Status Of The Library And Information Science Profession (Case Study: Librarians Of Public Libraries Of Guilan Province, Iran), Ali Akbar Khasseh, Mona Azimi, Hamid Ghazizadeh 2019 Payame Noor University

A Survey On The Social Status Of The Library And Information Science Profession (Case Study: Librarians Of Public Libraries Of Guilan Province, Iran), Ali Akbar Khasseh, Mona Azimi, Hamid Ghazizadeh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this research is to investigate the social status of Library and Information Science from the point of view of librarians of public libraries in Guilan province, Iran. This research is an applied research and has been conducted through a survey method. The statistical population of the study consisted of 199 librarians working in public libraries of Guilan province, Iran. Using Morgan's table, 127 subjects were selected as sample size and 124 of them responded to the questionnaire. In order to assess the validity of the questionnaire, professors' and library managers' opinions were used and for reliability ...


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

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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 ...


A Scientometric Analysis Of Literature Output In The Jounal Survey Of Ophthalmology, Santha Subbulaxmi S 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

A Scientometric Analysis Of Literature Output In The Jounal Survey Of Ophthalmology, Santha Subbulaxmi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Survey of Opthalmology is an international peer reviewed journal which publishes clinically oriented surveys in the field of ophthalmology. This study is an attempt to investigate and analyse the literature corpus published in the journal during the period 2014-2018. The data was obtained from PubMed. It was found that a total of 377 literatures were published during the period 2014-2018 by 1,520 authors. Two authorship pattern was the popular authorship pattern and degree of collaboration was 0.93. Majority of the first authors were from USA. The first authors from India had contributed 3.4% in the literature corpus ...


Webometric Analysis Of Postgraduate Ophthalmic College Websites In India, Santha Subbulaxmi S 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Webometric Analysis Of Postgraduate Ophthalmic College Websites In India, Santha Subbulaxmi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the websites of postgraduate ophthalmic colleges in India using the Alexa Internet Website Traffic, Statistics and Analytics. A total of 263 postgraduate ophthalmic colleges in India which have the web presence are included in the study. Each college website was searched in the Alexa Internet and data of Website Traffic, Statistics and Analytics is collected. The collected data is organized, tabulated and visualized using excel. The results of the analysis give interesting insights about the colleges' websites. The colleges, Dr SN Medical College, Jodhpur and R N T Medical College, Udaipur have ...


User Awareness On ‘Single Window Search’ Tool Provided By The Kmc Health Sciences Library, Mahe, Manipal: A Study, Swapna -, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Shivananda Bhat 2019 Manipal Academy of Higher Education

User Awareness On ‘Single Window Search’ Tool Provided By The Kmc Health Sciences Library, Mahe, Manipal: A Study, Swapna -, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Shivananda Bhat

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In academic libraries, information resources are increasing at an alarming rate due to information explosion and development in information and communication technology. Open access resources available for access are also increasing. Academic libraries are putting their best effort to make the process of conducting literature search much easier as users find it difficult to search for literature on a given research topic through several types of resources separately. This necessitated the integration of information resources for easy access. A Web-Scale Discovery tool integrates library subscribed content, library catalogue, digital repositories, open access resources and offers a search and retrieval interface ...


Library User Education As Panacea To Students Successful Research In Nigerian Universities : A Case Of Federal University Lokoja, Nigeria, AMINU DANBABALE, AYUBA UBALE SAAD 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Library User Education As Panacea To Students Successful Research In Nigerian Universities : A Case Of Federal University Lokoja, Nigeria, Aminu Danbabale, Ayuba Ubale Saad

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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Staff Awareness Of Ergonomics Principles Required At The Computer Workstation: Case Study Of University Of Jos Library, Grace Iyabo Nwokedi Mrs, Gupiyem Gungsat Gupiyem Dr, David Ogbe Agbenu Mr 2019 University of Jos

Staff Awareness Of Ergonomics Principles Required At The Computer Workstation: Case Study Of University Of Jos Library, Grace Iyabo Nwokedi Mrs, Gupiyem Gungsat Gupiyem Dr, David Ogbe Agbenu Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study was designed to investigate the staff awareness of ergonomics principles required at the University of Jos Library computer workstation. The methodology adopted was the case study. The target population comprised of all the library staff available as at the time of the study. Total enumeration method was used to obtain the relevant data from the respondents because the population was not too large. Out of the 129 copies of questionnaire distributed 119 were filled and retuned. However, only 36(30.25%) respondents indicated that they use the computer to perform library tasks. Therefore only 36 copies of ...


Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha 2019 University of Nigeria - Nsukka

Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focused on ascertaining the challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources by Economics Education students’ in South East NigeriaThe study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Samples were drawn using a purposive sampling technique in selecting four hundred and ninety-two (492) Economics Education students’ from the study area. Data was collected using a validated 4-point Likert rated questionnaire for challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources (QCAUER) instrument with a reliability coefficient of 0.72. Two research questions and two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Frequency count and simple Percentage was used to ...


Identifying The Decision Makers Of Women Particularly In Child Bearing And Sterilization Among The Rural Women In The Villages Of Kangpokpi District, Manipur, India, Florence Guite 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Identifying The Decision Makers Of Women Particularly In Child Bearing And Sterilization Among The Rural Women In The Villages Of Kangpokpi District, Manipur, India, Florence Guite

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In order to identify decision makers of women particularly in child bearing and sterilization among the rural women, 213 women from four rural villages of Kangpokpi district in Manipur, India was selected. Questionnaire method was used for collection of data and descriptive statistics is used in analysis of the data collected from the 213 respondents. The study found that the women take the decision of the family members more than the medical doctors’ advice on matters regarding child bearing and sterilization.


State Of Public Libraries In Punjab (India): A Preliminary Study, Amar Nath Dr., Suresh K. Chauhan 2019 Government College of Commerce and Business Administration, Sector 50, Chandigarh

State Of Public Libraries In Punjab (India): A Preliminary Study, Amar Nath Dr., Suresh K. Chauhan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the last couple of decades, significant changes have been taken place in all spheres of life. These changes have been imposing challenges to almost all the professions and professionals. The library and information science (LIS) profession and professionals are not spared from it. Generally, the libraries are known as buildings with stacks of books and signs of silence everywhere. The computers and the Internet have revolutionized common man a lot. It has not only changed the working process but also thought process as well. Today, the user wants authentic information with a click of the mouse and if libraries ...


How To Motivate Students In Using School Library, Dessy Harisanty 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

How To Motivate Students In Using School Library, Dessy Harisanty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The school library is a place for students to find information. Due to the various information provided inside, students have many choices in finding the information they need. Therefore, school libraries should have a strategy to maximize their services. This study aims to determine the motivation of high school students in Surabaya in utilizing their school library. The method used is descriptive quantitative approach. The sample of this research is high school students in Surabaya selected using multistage random sampling with a total of 200 respondents. The data were collected through questionnaires. The results of this study indicates that the ...


Open Access Resources In Science And Technology: An Overview., Fakrudhin Ali Ahamed H Mr, Anila Sulochana Dr. 2019 Research Scholar, Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur

Open Access Resources In Science And Technology: An Overview., Fakrudhin Ali Ahamed H Mr, Anila Sulochana Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Open access resources includes open access archives/repositories, open access journals, open access books, open access search engines and open educational resources etc., the objective of the study is to find open access resources available in Science and Technology. To achieve this objective the investigator visited several Science & Technology University library websites and research organisations websites to locate the resources. In the findings investigator discussed the several resources related to Science and Technology like open DOAR, PubMed Central, arXiv, BioMed Central, DOAJ, Bentham Open, PLOS Journals, Hindawi journals, Springer Open, Wiley open access journals, Science Direct open access journals, NISCAIR ...


Influence Of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour On Job Burnout Among Librarians In University Libraries In Nigeria, Rosaline Oluremi Opeke Ph.D, Adeyemi Adewale Akinola Ph.D 2019 Babcock University, Ilishan-Remo, Ogun State

Influence Of Organizational Citizenship Behaviour On Job Burnout Among Librarians In University Libraries In Nigeria, Rosaline Oluremi Opeke Ph.D, Adeyemi Adewale Akinola Ph.D

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Job burnout is an important aspect of organisational behaviour that has negative impact on librarians and organisational outcome. Despite the efforts made by library management to prevent job burnout among librarians, high level of emotional exhaustion, cynicism and inefficacy remain a major challenge. Poor response to job burnout by librarians’ may be attributed to inability to exhibit citizenship behaviour in the library. The study investigated the influence of organisational citizenship behaviour on job burnout among librarians in university libraries in Nigeria. The study employed survey research design. The population of the study consisted of 624 librarians from 38 public universities ...


Bibliometrics Study Of Mens Sana Monograph: 2007 To 2016, Abul Salam, Deep Kumar Kirtania 2019 Shibpur Dinobundhoo Institution (College)

Bibliometrics Study Of Mens Sana Monograph: 2007 To 2016, Abul Salam, Deep Kumar Kirtania

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Mens Sana Monograph is a peer reviewed journal of medicine and mental health which is a publication of Mens Sana Research foundation. The present bibliometrics study of 153 articles published in the Mens Sana Monograph from 2007 to 2016. This study analyzes various aspects of the journal such as growth of articles and citations, authorship pattern and collaboration, number of times cited, most productive countries and institutions, etc. of these articles. The study reveals that the journal has a positive growth in respect to publications and their citations. The authorship pattern found in this journal is towards single authorship.


Factors Affecting Children While Using Public Libraries In Indonesia And Taiwan, Nove E. Variant Anna, Dessy Harisanty 2019 Faculty of Vocational Studies, Universitas Airlangga

Factors Affecting Children While Using Public Libraries In Indonesia And Taiwan, Nove E. Variant Anna, Dessy Harisanty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research’s objective is to describe the factors that influence children while using a public library in Indonesia and Taiwan. In this context researchers will look at five factors (1) psychological variable, (2) demographics variable, (3) role-related variable, (4) environmental variable, (5) source characteristics variable. This research uses descriptive approach by gathering data from respondents. The target population in this research were children in Taiwan and Indonesia. The number of samples is considered to be the same, with 100 children in Taiwan and 100 children in Indonesia, aged 7-12 years old. Of the total respondents, 65% were women and ...


Authorship Pattern And Citation Level Of I10 Cited Research Papers Of Desidoc Journal Of Library And Information Technology In Google Scholar, Renjith V R 2019 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Authorship Pattern And Citation Level Of I10 Cited Research Papers Of Desidoc Journal Of Library And Information Technology In Google Scholar, Renjith V R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Google Scholar (GS), a freely accessible database of scholarly papers along with its citations data, has an extensive coverage of Library and Information Science (LIS) literature. It is the only available global database for the citation analysis of Indian LIS journals. The present study is an attempt to highlight the authorship pattern and citation level of i10 cited research articles in DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) based on Google Scholar data. Descriptive and inferential statistical techniques were applied in the study. One hundred and eighty articles published between 1995–2016 were cited 10 or more times (i10 ...


Access Attitude On The Scholarly Information Through Electronic Resources Among Faculty Members In The Universities Of Southern Tamilnadu., M. Prasad, C. Baskaran 2019 Alagappa University, Karaikudi, India

Access Attitude On The Scholarly Information Through Electronic Resources Among Faculty Members In The Universities Of Southern Tamilnadu., M. Prasad, C. Baskaran

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study analyzes the access attitude on the Scholarly Information through Electronic Resources among Faculty members in the Universities of Southern Tamilnadu. The study found that Madurai Kamaraj University and Alagappa University have respondents of each 130 (34.21%), 85 (22.36%) respondents are belonging to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. It could be seen that out of 380 respondents, 177 (46.57 %) are belonging to faculty of Science. It is understood that 104 (27.36 %) respondents are coming under faculty of Arts, 52 (13.68%) of them belonging to faculty of Management, 47 (12.39%) respondents are from faculty of Education ...


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