A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
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Archives: December 2011

Security of Electronic Resources: A study of Private Engineering Colleges of Indore city

Internet and other computer technologies become very essential for libraries. Libraries need to have policies; protection measures and trained staff in place in order to safeguard their investments in computer and computer-related technologies, personnel and services. This paper will cover Information Security methods used in Private Engineering College libraries of Indore city. Instead of giving [...]

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Usage of Electronic Information Resources in Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory (HPL), India

The study examine how scientists of Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Laboratory (HPL) use electronic information resources, whether print or electronic are read more, whether there is a pattern among types of users. The problem has been studied based on the information available in the open literature and a survey conducted. The methodology for the proposed study is [...]

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Awareness of School Teachers on Educational Informatics in Kerala: A Study

The rationale of this study was to examine the teachers’ level of awareness about the educational informatics in the state of Kerala in India. Data were collected from 350 higher secondary school teachers from 25 schools spread in three districts of Kerala, viz. Kannur, Kozhikode and Malappuram. The results of the study indicate that majority [...]

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Cloud Computing an Emerging Technology: Changing Ways of Libraries Collaboration

Cloud computing is a new technique of computing that is extensively used in today’s’ industry as well as society. It is a contemporary model and one of the latest computer industry buzzwords. Cloud computing brings the revolutionary changes in the world of ICT because of its potential benefits such as reduced cost, accessible anywhere anytime [...]

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Scholarly Communication: Vision and Utilization-A Case Study of Scholars of Kashmir University

The present paper explores the vision and experiences and opinions about publishing in scholarly communication and summarizes the key findings of the respondent‟s opinions and attitude of 303 researchers from various departments of the Kashmir University. The statistical program was used to perform a series of statistical analyses. The results indicate that scholars of Kashmir [...]

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Higher Education and Digital Divide In India

This article discusses the initiatives made by the Government of India towards the building ICT infrastructure and access to scholarly information in the institutions of higher learning. The author emphasizes various schemes and ongoing projects of the UGC and other Government bodies to bridge the digital divide among the Universities and Colleges in various states [...]

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A Citation Analysis of Top Research Papers of Computer Science

The study intends to evaluate the top papers of Computer Science as reflected in Science Direct. Moreover, it aims to find out authorship pattern, ranking of authors, ranking of country productivity, ranking of journals, and highly cited papers of Computer Science. The citations data have been collected from the quarterly list of hottest 25 research [...]

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Reference Library in the Pocket: Mobile Reference Services for Libraries

Mobile communication technology and its rapid growth in the field of E-commerce have set an unprecedented tone in the growth of information and consumer science. The current E-commerce applications invariably combine the advancements of the current web technologies and the novelty of mobile technology to offer advanced level of service and business propositions to the [...]

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Library Portals and Information Architecture: Librarians emerging Info-architects

The paper highlights the concept of library portals and information architecture and the relationship that exists between the two concepts. Further, it imports the functions of librarians in the traditional setting into the webometric setting, elucidating the roles librarians can play as Information Architects whereby they are seen as content creators, copyright experts, digital reference [...]

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Barriers to Effective Information Seeking of Social Scientists in Developing Countries: The Case of Sultan Qaboos University in Oman

The purpose of the study was to investigate barriers affecting information-seeking behaviors of social science scholars at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman. It will help to redress the balance and provide a better understanding of the barriers and constraints facing scholars in the developing world. Qualitative data are collected using 21 e-mail interviews and [...]

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