A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Issue No. 1 (Jun. 2012)

Use of Internet by Faculty Members of various Colleges of Mehsana City, Gujarat: A Study

Technological advancement has its impact on education as well. This study attempts to focus on the impact of internet on Academicians. The learning society demands fast, flexible and need based education with application of technology. With the increasing impact of information technology on higher education, College teachers are attempting to grasp how information technology could [...]

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Research on Consortium and Library Network in India: A Study of Library and Information Science Doctoral Dissertations

A study of doctoral dissertations in Library and Information Science (LIS) field can provide valuable information about performance, structure and evolution of the field. Similarly, a study of doctoral dissertations on any segment of the LIS research such as consortium and library Networks highlights its growth and development over the period. We undertook an analysis [...]

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Resource Sharing and Networking among Schools of Nursing Libraries: Innovations for Research and Improving Health Services in Nigeria

Schools of Nursing Libraries are faced with the need to provide services to an increasing number of student nurses, and to cope with huge rises in the cost of books and periodicals. Resource sharing and networking is becoming the common desire    and practice  of every library, it is paramount to note that schools of Nursing [...]

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Virtual Reference Services: Tools and Techniques

Virtual reference service is an emerging trend of traditional reference service. This paper describes some of the rising trend in digital reference services, including e-mail and web forms, text-based chat services, web-camera based services, ask-a-librarian services, digital robots, and collaborative services. It’s also discusses about basic concept, elements of Virtual reference service and give in [...]

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Open Access to scholarly information in India: Trends and Developments

Purpose – Focuses on the Open Access initiatives and describes some of the current open access channels and the areas where India has made significant progress. Also discusses the significance of those trends for information access in developing countries like India including problems and possible solutions. Design/methodology/approach – Analyzes and discusses several successful OA channels [...]

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A Study on Library and Information Science Research: Purpose and Motivation Factors

The study investigates to find out the purpose and motivation factors for the LIS research. The data was collected from the Research Scholars who are presently engaged in the research. The questionnaire method was adopted to collect the data from the respondents. A total of 110 respondents have responded out of 130. It is found [...]

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The Benefits of Social Networking Site (Facebook) in Making Awareness among the LIS Professionals Of Mlosc Group: A Case Study

Current research focuses on examining how much, why and how LIS Professionals use Face book, one of the most popular social networking site, and understanding its impact on education and social interaction. The aim of this study is to examine the purposes of Face book use in an LISC Professionals sample and explore time investment [...]

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Disaster management in university libraries: Perceptions, problems and strategies

The ultimate aim of this paper is to explore disaster management in terms of its perception, problems and strategies in University libraries in South Eastern Nigeria. This paper employed a survey research design to gather information from libraries in selected University libraries in South Eastern Nigeria. Questionnaire was the main instrument for data collection and [...]

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Use of Mobile phones by LIS Students of Affiliated Institutes of DAVV

The paper presents the literacy rate of mobile and its application among the students of Library and Information Science in the institute affiliated by Devi Ahilya University, Indore. The study tried to determine the use of mobile phones and services of different mobile companies or operators by the students of LIS for different purposes like [...]

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Use of Web Resources for Scholarly Research in Language and Literature: A Study among Research Scholars in Aligarh Muslim University, India

This paper assesses the level of awareness and use of web resources by the research scholars of languages and literature in Aligarh Muslim University, India. Further the paper aims to highlight the problems faced by research scholars while accessing web resources, their opinion about the features and usefulness of the e-resources. The study was conducted [...]

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Availability and Use of Serial Collections by Post Graduate Students in Nigerian Universities

The study examines the availability and use of serial collections by post graduates students in Nigerian universities. Simple random sampling technique was used to select six hundred and sixty nine post graduate students from four universities in the country. A questionnaire was used as the main instrument of data collection. The findings revealed that all [...]

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Meeting the Challenges of A Changing Information Landscape: Experiences From Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Library

The internet continues to support the generation and distribution of information and knowledge. This paper takes a look at how the web technologies have been used by Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology library – Kumasi, to proactively interact with its students and faculty in order to provide efficient and reliable information and knowledge [...]

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