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Evaluation of Users Satisfaction with Library Resources and Services at Al-Kabir Polytechnic, Jamshedpur: A Case Study

Academic library is the heart of an educational institution. It is a services centre and always eager to satisfy its user by providing quality services. The evaluation studies of library user’ satisfaction has been in focus for the librarians to improve library infrastructure, resources, and services. This study is an attempt on the same lines […]

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Information and Communication Technology and Cataloguers Information Needs and Seking Behaviour in University Libraries in Edo and Delta States, Nigeria

This study investigated Information and communication technology and cataloguers’ information needs and seeking behaviour in university libraries in Edo and Delta states, Nigeria. The study employed a descriptive survey method and questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. The population of this study consisted of fifty-two (52) cataloguers in all the university libraries in […]

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A case study on awareness of Digital Information Literacy skills among students of Royal Global University Guwahati, Assam

The main purpose of this study is to find the awareness of digital information literacy skills among the students of Royal Global University, Guwahati. In today’s digital society it is very much essential to have good skills to procure information as the maximum number of information sources are available in digital format. Students should know […]

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Use and Impact of Social Networking Sites among the Students and Research Scholars of Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, Assam: A Survey

The 21st century is widely known as the networking age which is an age of internet where almost everything is available on World Wide Web(WWW). The advances in the WWW have tremendously changed the way how people access information and communicate with one another. Social networking tools have become popular among the students for resource […]

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Journal of Information Technology Management (JITM): A Bibliometric Study

The paper focused on the bibliometric study on the articles published in the Journal of Information Technology Management for the period from 2012 to 2019. During this period, there were 123 articles published by the researchers from various parts of the world. In this paper, various aspects related to the bibliometric analysis were analyzed such […]

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Print vs. E-resources: A Study of students’ Preferences, Perceptions and Opinions

This study is conducted over 12 colleges offering Diploma, U.G./P.G. Degree, M.Phil./Ph.D., during the academic year 2018-19. It aims to investigate preferences, perceptions and opinion of the students on the usage of print vs. e-resources. Data collected by means of online questionnaire from 1224 students. Majority of the students expressed their preference for both print […]

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Awareness and Use of Online Databases and E-journals by Medical Science Students at the University of Lagos, Nigeria

This study investigates the awareness and use of online databases and e-journals by medical science students at the University of Lagos, Nigeria. The study adopted survey design and questionnaire was used as tool for data gathering. The study population was comprised of two-hundred (200) undergraduate medical students who were purposely chosen as sample of the […]

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Satisfaction of Patrons And Effectiveness of Web-enabled Information Services of Selected University Libraries of Delhi and NCR

The researcher in this paper surveyed the patrons of the university libraries of Delhi and NCR to find out varied web-enabled information services provided by the university libraries, their effectiveness and satisfaction level of patrons of these services. The scope of the study is limited to state universities of Delhi & NCR. National Institutional Ranking […]

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Plagiarism as an instrument to certify quality research output: Perception and Attitudes among Research Scholars

The purpose of this study is to examine the research scholars’ perception and attitude towards plagiarism. The research methodology of this study is survey method was conducted using a well-structured questionnaire. The findings of the study shows that 40 (66.66%) respondents are aware of the plagiarism during course work, 35(58.34%) of respondents were aware of […]

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Awareness of Online Public Access Catalogue among the Students of Kwara State University, Malete, Kwara State, Nigeria

This study investigated awareness of Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) among students of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete. The objectives of the study were o: (i) ascertain Kwasu student’s level of awareness of the availability of OPAC;and (ii) ascertain the medium through which students get to be aware of OPAC. The descriptive research design was […]

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Availability and management of scholarly output (e-theses) across agricultural libraries of northern India

The basic aim of this study was to assess the availability of e-theses across libraries of north Indian agricultural libraries and also to explore what measures these libraries have taken for ensuring sustainable management (preservation, storage, retrieval and delivery) of their scholarly output. A survey was made during 2015 while using questionnaire as a data […]

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Print and E-Resources: A Study of User Perception, Preference and Use

This study attempt to investigate the extent which UG and PG in a engineering colleges use print and electronic resources , another purpose of this study in to examine the importance subject discipline to reading preference and use electronic resources , studying these issues, would enable us to better understand the changing patterns of information […]

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Academic Audit in Libraries: With Special Reference to NAAC Accredited Colleges

Academic audit one of the essential activity to be conducted every academic year by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) in institutional libraries for assessing their standards to submit to the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). According to that in this article discussed the need for an academic audit, objectives of the audit, quality […]

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Information Literacy Practice of Govt. Public Library Users in Jamalpur and Sherpur District, Bangladesh: A Case Study

Information literacy is the way of knowledge that provides about the concept of information literacy and the importance of information literacy in education. This study has applied to know the information literacy of the people of Jamalpur and Sherpur districts of Bangladesh. The respondents of this study are mainly drawn from the four selected govt. […]

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Information Literacy as Determinant of Research Competency among Postgraduates

This paper investigated the relationship between of information literacy skills and research competency of postgraduates in Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye and Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB), Nigeria. The descriptive survey research design and the multistage sampling technique were employed. The target population comprised 2,089 postgraduates from which 337 samples were randomly selected using […]

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The Place of School Library Services in the Intellectual Development of Students

This study has examined the place of school library services in the intellectual development of students. The study was carried out to identify the basic services which help children to acquire the basic knowledge for development. The researchers employed ex-post facto research design through effective literature review; hence the information collected through secondary sources were […]

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A Model Embedded Library: National Digital Library of India

The National Digital Library of India (NDLI) is a National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) project developed by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. This research paper focuses on changing and challenging role of librarianship in digital era. The fusion of information and technology has led to the concept of Information […]

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Access and Use of Electronic Resources in Addressing National Issues: Education

The influx of information and communication technologies (ITCs) into library has changed the roles and responsibilities of librarians, the methods of accessing information, usage of information resources and as well the format of information resources. Information resources are either in print or electronic format or both in print and electronic format. In this article the […]

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Impact of Digital Libraries on Information Dissemination

The 21st century has made lot of changes in every organization in terms of technology use including information dissemination sector. The library needed to change the pattern of services to its users in terms of providing learning resources. Today’s generations are more inclined towards technology and they love to use the E-resources instead of printed […]

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Awareness of Plagiarism: A Study

Plagiarism is a highly complex phenomenon. The situation is multi-dimensional and often complex with no simple cause. One of the factors influencing plagiarism could be that student’s do not have a clear understanding of what constitutes plagiarism and how it can be avoided. The purpose of this study is to highlight the seriousness of plagiarism […]

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Degradation and Preservation Practices of Information Resources in Academic Libraries Incross River State, Nigeria

This study was set to investigate degradation and preservation practices of information resources in academic libraries in Cross River State, Nigeria. It examined the nature and causes of degradation of information resources, strategies used in their control, and constraints limiting effective preservation. The study adopted survey design. The population for the study constitutes all information […]

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Acquisition Modes of Collections in the Addabor and Centenary Libraries of the Tamale and Bagabaga Colleges of Education in Ghana

This paper sought to explore the acquisition modes of collections in the libraries of Tamale and Bagabaga Colleges of Education in Ghana. The population consisted of all the library staff in both colleges. In all, the sixteenlibrary staffs of the two libraries were use as respondents. Centenary Library has four library staff and Addabor library […]

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Evidence- Based Decision-Making – A Review of Key Literature to Inform Development of a Model for the Council of Oman

Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become increasingly used in public policymaking around the world in recent years and has been associated with improved decision-making as well as enhanced government transparency and accountability. Despite growing pressures to adopt EBP and the documented benefits of this approach, however, the limited available evidence suggests that, compared with the healthcare […]

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Gender Equality: Analysis of scholarly publication pattern of last five years in Web of Science

Gender equity represents usually based on custom, tradition, religion or culture and social justice, which is regularly to the disservice to female. This article examines data which was downloaded from the Web of Science database. The Web of Science is one of the leading bibliographical database in the world. “Gender Equality” keyword used for retrieving […]

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Reward System Variables and Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Academic Libraries in Imo State, Nigeria

The general purpose of the study is reward system variablesandjob satisfaction of librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. The survey research design was used for the study using questionnaire as the instrument for data collection. The study covers the entire population of One hundred and seven(107) librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. One […]

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Use of Indexing and Abstracting Service by the Customers of Fisheries College of SKUAST Kashmir

The study discuses the Use of indexing and abstracting services by the customers of fisheries college , and to find out the problems hindering the use of indexing and abstracting services by the customers. A survey research method was employed in conduct of this study. 30 students from the faculty were selected for conducting survey. […]

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Influence of Social Media on Library Service Delivery to Students in University Of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria

This article is on influence of social media on library service delivery to students in University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria. Librarians, in this digital age, are responsible for a wide variety of resources and services that expand far beyond the typical eight-hour work day. Promotion in library and information science has a newer […]

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Use of Public Library Resources and Services by Old Age People: With Special Reference to City Central Library, Dandeli- A Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the utilization of Dandeli City Central Library use, resources, and services among the old age people in Dandeli town. Based on this background, a survey method has been adopted and a well-structured questionnaire was distributed to collect relevant data about usage behavior by the old age people. […]

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Analysis of online Journals in ProQuest Health & Medical Complete Database

Diffusion of information continues to increase within the health care community with the guidance of medical libraries and available resources whether print or online. This paper is such an attempt to provide some insight for the medical stakeholders about the online journals (scholarly & trade) acquirable in ProQuest health & medical complete database. The paper […]

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Role of INFLIBNET Access in Arts & Science College Libraries: With Special Reference to Islamic Management Colleges of Tamil Nadu

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