A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
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Archives: June 2014

Use of Web Resources and Services by Social Science and Arts Faculty Members, A.M.U. Aligarh

Use of Web resources and services by Social Science and Arts faculty members, A.M.U. Aligarh The study offers a way to identify the acceptance of web resources and services along with its advantages, performances, user’s satisfaction and obstacles which come during the use of web-resources and services. The study is designed to seek user’s opinion [...]

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Library Use Characteristics of Undergraduates in Nigeria University of Science and Technology

his study employed a survey method to explore the library use characteristics of undergraduates in a Nigerian University; Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH). The university started academic activities during the 2010/2011 session with four departments and ten academic programmes. Questionnaires were used to gather data from the entire student population, 426 students. [...]

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Applications of Web 2.0 tools in IIT Libraries in India: a Study

Web 2.0 is a second generation website that deals with the ability, of people being able to exchange information online. Web 2.0 based technologies have provided more opportunities and opened up new ways of communicating and collaborating. The transition to Web 2.0 is based on ‘interactive’ use of web. Users can carry on interaction with [...]

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Application of Scientific Methods in Library and Information Research: A Case Study of Librarians in South East Nigeria

This study is a survey of the application of scientific methods to research among librarians in South East Nigeria. It examines the purpose for the application of scientific methods to research, as well as the obstacles that librarians in South east Nigeria face in their bid to apply scientific methods to research. Survey method was [...]

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Scientist’s Awareness of Electronic Resources in IARI: A Study

Developments in information technology have helped libraries to provide timely information to the users. The role of library is to acquire, organize information and make available to the library users. Electronic resources are the most important entity in research library and used to meet the information quickly to the users. E-resources are going to continuously [...]

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Use of Library Resources among Post Graduate Students in Engineering College Virudhunagar District, Tamilnadu

The study was aimed at identifying the needs and the level of awareness of the student community on networks such as internet and the like. Descriptive method has been used in this research. A total of 150 questionnaires were distributed but 120 were returned duly filled in. A structured questionnaire was designed for collecting data [...]

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Use of Internet Resources and Services by Faculty of Technical Institutions in Mysore: A Survey

The purpose of present study is to examine how the faculties of technical institutions use the internet resources and its services for their academic activities. The study is intended to explore the use of internet in all its multiplicity, awareness of its services, the problems faced while browsing the NET and influence of the internet [...]

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A Survey on the Reading Interest of Pre-Service Teachers In Relation To Some Variables

This study was undertaken to examine the Reading Interest of teacher trainees, of B .Ed. Colleges Surendranagar city. A total of 131 responses were collected in this study. In this study, researcher intended to find out the effect of variables i.e. Gender, Educational Achievement, and Father Occupation on Reading Interest Score (RIS) of Teacher Trainee. [...]

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User Oriented Approach towards E-Resources: A Case Study of IIT ROPAR

E-resources are increasingly important to all aspects of teaching and learning. This present study provides an overview of the utilization of e-resources by the users of IIT library Ropar. A well-structured questionnaire was administered to the faculty members and the students of IIT Ropar to get required data. 100 questionnaires were distributed, out of which [...]

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Application of Social Networking Services (SNS) for Library Collaboration: An Exploratory Study

By rapid development of the information and communication technology, the web-based services in particularly social networking services are lets the user interact and work collaboratively. The aim of this paper is to describe an exploratory study to examine academic librarians’ perspectives on using social networking services for library collaboration. The researcher used semi-structured interview guide [...]

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Subject Librarianship Programme Initiatives in Academic Library: the Case of the University of Ghana Library System

The paper describes the initiatives of the University of Ghana Library System (UGLS) in the development of subject librarianship programme in the University of Ghana in the context of roles, competencies/skills, communication, training, collaboration, time and information and communication technologies. The goal of the programme is to provide information or communication link to and between [...]

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Library and Information Science Education in India: Perspectives and Challenges

The paper assesses the status of formal library and information science (LIS) education provided in India. It is based on a study carried out to bring out the perspective and the challenges in LIS education by analyzing the LIS courses, its structure and contents, availability of faculty, research contribution, infrastructural facilities, etc. A total of [...]

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Library Collection, Facilities and Services of the Central University of Karnataka: A Survey

This study examines the use of collections, Facilities and services at Central University of Karnataka Library. A well-structured questionnaire was distributed among users during the academic session 2012 – 13. The questionnaires were checked and 335 questionnaires were found fit for analysis. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the various aspects of use of collections, [...]

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Information Use Pattern of Connemara Public Library, Chennai, Tamil Nadu: A Case Study

Public libraries are responsible for accruing books and periodicals for its reading community. It is necessary to find out the users really except from the library. It is hoped that the findings of the study will certainly help to improve he functioning and services of the library. The study focused on Information use pattern of [...]

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Encouraging to Improving the use and search techniques skills on the webbased e- scholarly Databases subscribed by UOBL

This experimental and descriptive user study intend to focus in particular to improve search skills and encourage usage through certain techniques and tips required to formulate queries and searches to get best results of the information needed from the e-scholarly data bases prescribed by the University of Bahrain Library. A user study with 41 participants [...]

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