A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Issue No. 2 (Jun.2014)

Awareness and Utilization of Library Services among Users of Select Women’s College Libraries in Aligarh: a Comparative Study

The purpose of the study is to find out the awareness and utilization of library services by the users of Women’s College and Tika Ram Kanya Mahavidyalaya library, Aligarh. Data for the study was collected via a well-structured questionnaire that was administered to 200 users of select libraries. Out of 200, a total of 175 [...]

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An Evaluation of LIS Repositories in DOAR

The paper provides detailed picture of repositories under Library and Information Science (LIS) category available in Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR). In this study LIS repositories listed in Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) are analyzed for number of items archived so far, software used, type of material archived in these repositories etc. Out [...]

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Information Need and Information Seeking Behavior of Information Science Students in Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Information need and information seeking behavior study is important to find out the sources and services used by the information seekers. The objective of this research was to examine the information need and information seeking behavior of Information Science students in Haramaya University. The study shows that more than half of the students visit the [...]

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Collection Management Practices in Emerging Web Scenario: A Study of Selected University Libraries in Odisha” India

Collection Management signifies the theoretical aspects of collection building as well as the managerial aspects of the use of collection, storage, organization, circulation, information service, resource allocation, access to information and documents. The process includes several activities such as user’s needs, evaluation of current collections, determination of a selection policy, management of selected items, analysis [...]

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Impact of Information Literacy Course in Use of Information Services and Resources of University Library: A Case Study of GBPUAT, Pantnagar

The information literacy course “BHS-610: Storage & Retrieval of Scientific Information” has been teaching to PG students of GBPUAT (G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology), Pantnagar as an optional course in each semester. The study discuses impact of the information literacy course on PG students in use of information services and resources of the [...]

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Use of E-Resources by the Faculty Members of Sir Sayyed College Aurangabad: 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 2011-12 at the Sir Sayyed College of [...]

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Availability of ICT infrastructure in the University Libraries of West Bengal, India

The present study is an attempt to asses the way in which the University libraries in West Bengal have responded to changing information environment and developed their infrastructure toward use of ICT. The findings show that ICT infrastructure in the university libraries of West Bengal is still at different stages of development. Most of the [...]

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Awareness and Use of E-Journals among the Research Scholars of Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan: A Case study

The most important sensation of the 21st century is regarded as information revolution particularly e-resources. This dawn has changed the shape of Libraries and role of Librarians. The paper attempts to investigate the level of awareness and utilization of electronic journals or E-journals among research scholars (RS) of Banasthali Vidyapith (BV), Rajasthan, India. This work [...]

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Investigating the Pattern of ICT Utilisation for Science Teaching in Federal Unity Schools in Nigeria Using Kumar’s, Subramaniam and Mukherjee Model Approach

This study investigated the pattern of ICT utilisation for science teaching in FUSs in Nigeria using Kumar’s, Subramaniam and Mukherjee (2005) Model. Four hundred and sixty four copies of questionnaire were administered on science teachers in 25 FUSs that were systematically selected from the 104 FUSs in Nigeria out of which only 353 copies were [...]

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New Approach to Information Dissemination Methods to Female Crop Farmers in Lagos State

Information is required in every production activity which includes farming. However, in all the means of information gathering and usage, female farmers are generally at disadvantaged due to their status at home and on the farm. The study therefore aimed at discovering through literature and primary data analysis, new approach to information dissemination to female [...]

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A Case Study: Internet Access and Usage by Undergraduate Students VEL TECH TECHNICAL University, India

This study was carried out in order to determine Internet access and usage by the undergraduate students of Vel Tech Technical University, India. Data was obtained from 180 undergraduate students of the institution with the use of a questionnaire. Information collected showed that majority of the cyber cafe around the university environment were privately owned [...]

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Relationship between Work Itself and Productivity in Federal Ministry of Education (Parastatal) Libraries in Abuja, Nigeria

The study investigated library personnel’s perception on the relationship between work itself and productivity in Federal Ministry of Education libraries in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja Nigeria. The study covers only parastatal libraries that are under Federal Ministry of Education within FCT Abuja. Three research hypotheses were used for the study, they include; no significant relationship [...]

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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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Knowledge and Use of Digital Resources by Medical College Students of Government Medical College Jammu J. & K. (India)

Libraries are reservoirs of knowledge forever. However, in the olden days, only elite were allowed to read the books which were stored under lock and key. Later the conventional libraries came and gradually they became Public Libraries. They were run in large and ancient buildings, holding numerous books and journals arranged in the racks reaching [...]

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CSIR-IICB Research Productivity during 2001-2010: A Scientometric Analysis of Publications

The present research is an attempt to describe the quantity and quality of research publications of CSIR-IICB, Kolkata during ten years period from 2001-2010. The population under study was of 1228 documents on media literacy published through 2011. The results were analyzed based on date of publication, type of document, authorship pattern, source of publications, [...]

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