A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Archives: September 2013

Use of E-Resources by the Faculty Members: a Case Study

This paper is an attempt to study the issues like use of electronic information resources, its impact on the collection of print and electronic sources its awareness among the users, and the places where the users are accessing these resources. A survey was conducted in the academic year 2010-11 at the Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, [...]

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Use of E-Resources in the Bits, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus: A Study

This study attempts to examine the exposure and measure the extent use of e-resources by the faculty members and research scholars of BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus with questionnaire based survey. Various statistical methods have been used for data analysis. The study confirmed that there is a great amount of awareness among both faculty and [...]

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Open Access Institutional Repository in the University of Jos: Issues and Challenges

The focus of this study is the use of Open Access Institutional Repository (OAIR) by academic staff of the University of Jos, issues and challenges. This is of interest as OAIR is in consonant with advances in information storage, retrieval and effective service provision in academic institutions. The study is guided by four objectives and [...]

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Marketing strategies and library usage in federal universities in the south-south zone of Nigeria

This study was conducted to assess the utilization of library displays, library exhibitions, and library publications as marketing strategies in four Federal University libraries in the South-South zone of Nigeria and their influence on students’ use of the library using an Ex-post-facto research design. Librarians, who are the marketers, indicated a higher utilization of these [...]

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Graduate Students’ Perception and Utilization of Research Commons (Rcs) In the University of Ghana Central Library, Legon

The paper mainly focused on graduate research students’ needs and expectations in terms of use of facilities and services of a Research Commons (RCs) at the University of Ghana, Legon.  The study used a survey data collection methods, using a convenient sampling to select a sample size of 200 out of 1,460 registered graduate student [...]

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Growing Trend towards Open Access Publishing at Global Level: An Analysis of Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

Technology has revolutionized every sphere of human activity and so has it taken into its savvy the publishing world. Publishers are somewhat compelled to adapt to hybrid publishing techniques, whereby they have started offering both print and electronic format of published material, especially the way people have started showing keen interest towards the electronic documents. [...]

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Library Use Pattern among the Undergraduates of a Nigerian University of Agriculture

This research focused on revealing what needs determine the patronage of an academic library in a federal university of agriculture in Nigeria. Also of interest was the purpose of usage, frequency, collections used and type of usage. The study was conducted during the second semester of 2010/2011 academic session. Survey method was employed with a [...]

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Response of Library and Information Science Schools in India to Information Literacy: An Analytical Study

Information in contemporary societies has attained importance and is regarded as an arsenal for overall progress and prosperity of the societies. However, there is too much information available to those who need and use information in different formats. People face different problems while searching a particular piece of information in the vast ocean of information. [...]

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Library Visit by Faculty Members in Government Aided Arts and Sciences Colleges in Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu, India

In this paper, the author has studied the information requirements, usefulness of library resources and services, and problems encountered by faculty members of two government aided arts and science colleges, V.V. Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar Senthikumara Nadar College virudhunagar. The Faculty of Arts comprises the departments of Tamil, English, Economics, history, Commerce, management studies, and [...]

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Knowledge Resource Sharing Among the Building Research Institutes: At A Global Level

Research is a continuous process to generate new knowledge from the existing knowledge for further advancement. The output of research generates publication and or patent known as Intellectual Property.  This knowledge must be disseminated and shared with the others who are engaged in the same kind of work to avoid duplication. The new ideas generated [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of the User of Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College & Hospital

Information plays a very important role in every aspect of human life and it is especially true in the context of fast pace of today’s life. The value of information as ac crucial factor in the social and economic development and progress of a nation is increasingly recognized. To a remarkable extent, information is a [...]

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Internet Awareness among Students of Government Colleges of Indore City: A Study

The Popularity and use of Internet has increased dramatically with the development and of more user friendly computer technology. The present study aims at the impact of internet on the student community and reveal the overall awareness among students. The study was conducted through a well structured questionnaire distributed among the PG students of various [...]

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Availability and Accessibility to ICT Facilities by Librarians in Some Selected Nigerian Universities

The study investigated the level of availability of ICT facilities in libraries of selected Nigerian universities; the degree of accessibility of the facilities; and the challenges affecting the effective use of the facilities. The descriptive survey design was used for the study. The population consisted of all the librarians in the selected universities and self-developed [...]

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Use of Internet Resources and Services among Students of Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana

The study is intended at analyzing the internet use and its impact among Students of Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU), Mullana. Use of internet is increasing day by day as it is time saving, more informative and less expensive. Lack of access to current materials in libraries of universities in developing countries is a major problem [...]

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