A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Issue No. 3 (Sep. 2015)

Knowledge Sharing through Social Networking Sites (SNS) among Undergraduate Students in a College Library, affiliated to Anna University, India

This paper aims to create awareness about social networking sites (SNS) and how it is used to share knowledge among the user community and also deals with to promote effective access to online information resources. A well-equipped and well managed library is the foundation of contemporary education structure. It is said that education with one [...]

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Attitude towards the usage of Electronic Information Resources by Television Media Professionals in Bengaluru

Television media is one the best media for information dissemination, entertainment, political, economic and cultural and other elites. In India television covers over 90% of India’s 1200 million people. By the nature of television professionals are information gatherers and information disseminators. This study aims to investigate the attitude towards the information needs and usage of [...]

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Use of WhatsApp among the Research Scholars of Karnatak University, Dharwad: A study

The main purpose of this study is to examine the use of WhatsApp by the social science research scholars of the Karnatak University, Dharwad, Karnataka State. A structured questionnaire was designed and distributed to 145 regular research scholars, out of which 139 duly filled in questionnaires were received back with a response rate of 95.86 [...]

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The Dearth of Reading Culture among Nigerian University Students: A Case Study of Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa-State, Nigeria.

The aim of this paper is to examine the reasons for the dearth in reading culture among Nigerian University students and its implication in Nigerian society. The design for this study is descriptive survey which utilizes questionnaire to collect data. Table and simple percentage were adopted in the data analysis. The results of the finding [...]

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An Analytical Study of Library and Information Science Repositories with Particular Reference to DOAR

Organizations preserve their intellectual content in the form of repository so they can access by across the world. This paper presents the analytic study of repositories of library and information science. All the repositories are accessed through Directory of Open Access Repositories (DOAR) database. Total 2600 repositories are listed in DOAR database, in which the [...]

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Pseudo Supportive Role of Statutory Bodies about Status & Standard of Librariansꞌ as Teacher Educator: A Pathos of Librarianship

This paper describes the teaching role of a librarian using ongoing ICT tools. Most of teaching academia having neighbor envy view about the latent teaching skill of the Librariansꞌ. This article presents an overview of the instruction that takes place and talks about the importance of teaching skill of the Librariansꞌ not only in orientation [...]

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Higher Education Demands: Institutional Modern Library as a Centre for School of Information Studies

In the library, the performance of its users to get the information is very important to meet the individual and organizational objectives. Several new products and services have been developed in the present day libraries with the help of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The College and University libraries in India have a significant role [...]

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Knowledge Management and New Skills, Roles & Challenges for Librarians in the ICT World

Latest development of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and its applications in Libraries, the concept of document management has been changed to information management and again the entire scenario of information management has started its change to Knowledge Management (KM). This paper discusses the various aspects of Knowledge Management like KM definition, types, characteristics, process, components, [...]

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Trends and Developments of Open Access Repository Movement in Europe

The paper provides an overview of Institutional Repositories (IRs) initiatives taken in several European countries along with key declarations, statements and projects for its development in Europe. The purpose of this article is to take a broad look at the current state of deployment of IRs in several Europe countries and to explore how national [...]

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Collaboration of Public Libraries and Literacy Programmes to Uplift the Economic Well Being and Rural Development of Tribals of Odisha

This paper includes various aspects relating to collaboration of public libraries with literacy programmes to uplift the economic well-being and rural development of Tribal’s of Odisha. The scope of the present investigation has been confined to the scheduled areas of South Orissa viz Koraput, Kalahandi, Kandhamal and Ganjam districts. In Orissa, majority of tribals, called [...]

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Reading Habits by the Students of Karnatak Science College, Dharwad: A Study

Reading habit is necessary and most essentialfeature for generating the well-read society in this world. It outlines the activities of person and it useful them to develop the good thinking techniques and producing new information. This paper attempts to consider the reading habits by the students ofKarnatakScience College, Dharwad, Karnatakaand find out the trends in [...]

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Virtual Reference Service in Libraries of IIM in India: A User Survey

The paper highlights on Virtual Reference Service, how the new face of service is evolving as a natural solution to keep pace with the multifaceted technological environment. Virtual Reference Service is providing current trend of their service. The paper is highlighted on the role of Virtual Reference Service. It is specially focused on the user [...]

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Aravind Eye Hospital Ophthalmology Practitioners Skills to use of Internet and MS Office: A Study

Present study aim is to find out the skill to use of Micro Soft Office and Internet among Ophthalmologist with special reference to Aravind Eye Hospitals in Tamilnadu. Survey method is applied and questionnaire as a tool. Researchers personally contact the respondents and explained the objectives of this study and handed over the pretested questionnaire. [...]

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Analysis of IT application in College Libraries: A Comparative Study of Urban and Rural College Libraries

The main purpose of this investigation is to define the status of the application of information technology in college libraries located in Nashik district in the state Maharashtra and to understand the problems and difficulties in using information technology in these libraries. The survey has covered forty libraries affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. [...]

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Library and Information Science Journals in UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium: A Study

The UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium provides current as well as archival access to more than 8500+ core and peer-reviewed scientific and scholarly journals and 11 bibliographic databases in different disciplines of leading publishers and aggregators. The access to all major e-resources has now been extended to 432 member institutions from 2004 to 2014. The [...]

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