A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
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Archives: October 2014

Measuring Service Quality in the Central Library of Jawaharlal Nehru University: A Study

The present study aims to assess the service quality of the Central Library of Jawaharlal Nehru University. The major objective of the study is to investigate the quality management system in the proposed library and how far it has been succeeded in delivering service quality. Questionnaire method (closed-ended and open-ended) has been used for data collection. A modified [...]

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Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Undergraduates in Ajayi Crowther University Oyo State, Nigeria

The study investigated information needs and seeking behavior of undergraduates in Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo Nigeria. The aim was to determine undergraduate students’ academic information needs and seeking behavior, to establish the problems encountered in the process of information seeking, and suggest strategies for developing healthy information seeking behavior. The survey research was carried out, with samples drawn respondents from [...]

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Public Libraries in Srinagar and Budgam Districts of Jammu & Kashmir: An Assessment

Public libraries play a very important role in creating knowledge based societies. Importance of public libraries has been realized at national and international levels. Present paper highlights the concept of public libraries in the contemporary societies. This study focuses public libraries in terms of infrastructure, collection development, collection organization, human resources and services. Scope of [...]

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Web-Based Information Retrieval Patterns Among Under Graduates, Post Graduates & Faculty Members in Delhi University: A Study

Web places a dynamic and multifaceted role in education and research. The main objectives of this paper to find out the different web based information retrieval patterns used by undergraduate, postgraduates and faculty members in Delhi University. 100 users were taken as a sample of the study. The data was collect to the North Campus of DU. The questionnaire [...]

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Dental Medical Students Approach towards Web Resources and Internet Use: A Survey of Dental Medical Colleges of Jammu

Internet is used for various reasons in the field of medicine and research, including teaching, diagnosis and the conduct of medical examination. Students can have the opportunity to undertake research and it helps them to go into the details of controversial topics by accessing expertise of specialists all over the world. Effective communication is established [...]

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Online Database Usage by Research Scholars of the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli: A Study

The main aim of this paper is to create awareness among the researchers about online Database resources and to promote effective access to electronic products. A well-equipped and well managed library is the foundation of modern education structure. it is said that education without library services is like a body without soul, a vehicle without [...]

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Assessment of Levels Computer Literacy Skills of library Personnel in University Libraries of North-Central Zone, Nigeria

The focus of this study was Assessment of levels Computer Literacy Skills of library Personnel in University Libraries of North-Central Zone, Nigeria. This is of interest as the present information environment in University libraries requires that, librarians and library officers are skilled in Computer literacy to delivery effective information services that meet users’ needs and [...]

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Utilization of Information Sources and Services through Internet among the User Community in an International School, Chennai, (TN), India: a Survey

The present study of utilization of information resource and services by library user community conducted at Lalaji Memorial Omega International School in Chennai, India. This paper investigates the understanding on library sources and services through internet by the members of students. The study covers the students of classes of 9th, 10th and 12th standards and [...]

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Theoretical approaches in Information Science research on asynchronous computer mediated communication

Computer mediated communication, as the hub for information dissemination, has evolved from information dissemination to a global network of information exchange and meaning construction. This is the largest public sphere being examined across different disciplines using different theories of which information science is not an exception. As the way social network is progressively tying people [...]

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A Study on Open Access Journals from South Asian Countries registered in DOAJ

This study presents the open access journals in the South Asian countries which have participated / registered with Directory of Open Access Journal. The Open Access (OA) publishing is well accepted mode of publications. Academicians, scholars and researchers have been accepted and contributed their contributions to Open Access publishing mode. There are more than 124 [...]

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Impact of Current Awareness Services and Library Environment on Students’ Library Usage

This study was conducted to assess the impact of current awareness services and library environment on students’ use of the library in Federal University libraries in the South-South Zone of Nigeria. A total of 1,510 registered student library users were involved. A Researcher-Developed Questionnaire was used for data collection. Results indicated that for the four [...]

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Manpower Planning and Development in Two University Libraries in Nigeria

The major purpose of this study was to find out the extent of manpower planning and development in the Federal University of Technology, Minna and Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida University, Lapai. Libraries. The study sample population of comprised of 59 para-professional librarians and 21 professional librarians (35 para-professional librarians are from the federal university of Technology, [...]

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Availability and Uses of ICT Facilities among Students in Faculty of Social Science, Madonna University, Okija

The research work is on availability and uses of ICTs facilities among students in Faculty of Social Science Madonna University, Okija. The research was conducted due to high rate of illiteracy levels of students in using ICTs facilities in Madonna University, Okija campus. Finding shows that many of students learned how to use computer and [...]

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An Assessment of Incentives and Motivation of Workers in Delta State Public Libraries, Nigeria

This study examined the incentives and motivation of workers in Delta State Public Libraries, Nigeria. The population of the study consisted of 260 public library staff selected from the various public libraries in Delta State through simple random sampling technique. Data for the study were gathered using questionnaire as the main instrument. Descriptive statistics involving [...]

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Job Satisfaction among Librarians in Academic Libraries in Niger State

This research work centered on Job Satisfaction among Librarians in Academic Libraries in Niger State. The objective of the study is to find out the level of job satisfaction found among the academic librarians in academic libraries in Niger state. The survey research design was used to conduct the study. The population of the study [...]

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