A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Volume No.5

Research Ccollaboration between India and Turkey: a Scientometric Study

The paper attempts to evaluate the research collaboration between India and Turkey on the basis of research articles published with author address from these countries during 2009-2013 and indexed in Web of Science-Science Citation Index Expanded online database. Out of a total of 330,071 records of both the countries for the period; 966 records were found to [...]

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Awareness and Use of Web Resources among the Post Graduate Engineering Students of ZHCET, Aligarh Muslim University (A.M.U), Aligarh

The paper examines the awareness and use of web resources among the engineering students of Zakir Hussain College of Engineering and Technology (ZHCET), Aligarh Muslim University (A.M.U), Aligarh. It also highlights various other issues related to web resource usage such as the importance of various web resources in students’ academic tasks, impact of web resources [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Lawyers of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana: A Case Study

The present study aims at an assessment of the information seeking behavior of lawyers of the High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh. The questionnaire was used as data collection tool and was distributed randomly among 200 advocates. Total 86 lawyers responded to the questionnaire making response rate of 44%. The study revealed that under influence of Information and [...]

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Roles of Public libraries for socio economic developments with special reference to Periyar E.V.R District central Library of Vellore

The contribution of public libraries for social and economic developments of the society are much appreciated. Their roles are to be organised by the society as they are known as temple of learning and part and parcel of the social system. This study is focusing on these roles played by the Periyar E.V.R district central library of Vellore. [...]

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The awareness of Media literacy and Media education among the users of University library in India: a Case study

Information literacy is a combination of related concepts of which media literacy is an important one. It deals with the skill development required to understand and critically analyse the messages sent via different media, print and non-print with its constructive and destructive implications. Countries have developed and are developing on this. Media education aims at teaching and learning [...]

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Use of Jayakar Library Portal: A Survey of Savitribai Phule Pune University

This paper aims to find out the level of awareness and use of library portal by the students of Savitribai Phule Pune University. The survey found that the majority of the students do not use library portal on regular basis. The study also found that the reasons for not using the library portal were lack of awareness, training [...]

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Mapping of an Aptitude of Library Science students in Relation to Some Variables

This study was undertaken to measure/mapping an Aptitude of library science students of Library Science Department Gujarat State. A total of 184 responses were collected in this study. In this study, researcher intended to find out the effect of variables i.e. Gender, Social Group and Faculty on Aptitude Test Score (ATS) of library science students. Librarian Aptitude test is [...]

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Development of Shodhganga Repository for e-theses in West Bengal: a Study

THESES is an important part of information resource in any University. In India access to theses are generally limited to the University community. The UGC notification dated 1st June-2009 provides mandate for submission of electronic version of theses and dissertation to the academic community on World Wide Web. Introduce a project called Shodhganga, initiated by the Information and [...]

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Research productivity of Social Science departments as reflected in INDCAT: A study of Karnataka University, Dharwad

Bibliographic utility networks are providing access to bibliographic databases by pooling catalogue records from different libraries. INDCAT is an important bibliographic database of books, journals, and Doctoral Theses of Indian Universities and major Institutions of higher education, hosted by INFLIBNET. In this article an effort has been made to study the research contribution of the Departments of social science, [...]

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Human Resources Management Issues in the Technical College Libraries of West Bengal: a Study

The purposes of this paper are Human Resource Management (HRM) issues in the technical college libraries of West Bengal. For collection of data a survey was undertaken in 20 different engineering degree college libraries of West Bengal excluding the West Bengal University of Technology. Besides this personal visits were made to all the institutions for collection of the data. [...]

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Cost-benefit Analysis of Journal Collections at Maulana Azad Library, AMU

This paper measures the cost and benefits of the journal collections (print and e-journal) subscribed in the year 2014 in the Central Library i.e. Maulana Azad Library of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India. This study quantified the benefits of journals getting by users (Research Scholars and Faculty Members) in to monetary terms (in Rupees) by the use of Contingent [...]

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Use of UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium Resources by Thiruvalluvar University Library Users: A Case Study

UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium is an innovative project launched by UGC to provide access of full text electronic resources and bibliographic databases to the research and academic community in India. The present paper is an attempt to study the usage of e-resources available through UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium by the Thiruvalluvar University Library users. 105 questionnaires were [...]

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Information Behavior of Researchers of the National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram

The article analyses the information behavior of researchers of the National Institute for interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram. The population is made up of 160 researchers under various applied branches of Science. Census method of sampling is used to represent the entire population.  Questionnaire method is used to collect the data.  A total of 160 [...]

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Use of Online Databases in the Faculty of Arts at Aligarh Muslim University and University of Delhi

This paper examines the use and purpose of use of online databases among the users of Faculty of Arts in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and University of Delhi (DU). For this study, survey method was used to find out the level of use, level of satisfaction, problems and training needed for accessing the online databases. A total number [...]

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Digital Library for Endangered Documents: An Approach towards Preservation of Palm Leaves Manuscripts in the State of Kerala

Damage rate of endangered documents is very high by many ways. Such documents are usually not confined to the limited boundaries of conventional library system, instead that are scattered around and become the part of private collections, institutional collections and also part of official archives. When it becomes the part of a private collection, the possibility of damage [...]

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Use of Digital Library Recources by the Faculty Members: A Case Study

The present age is called as Digital Age. In this age, there is a vast change in almost all walks of life. Because of the electronics inventions, the education field is also greatly affected. In the final decade of the last century, there is a great increment in the use of electronic Medias and mediums in the educational [...]

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Current Awearness Services: A Case Study of University Libraries, Odisha

The university libraries provide information towards learning and Research purpose. The university libraries have to cater their services towards the user community by facilitating information pin-pointedly, exhaustively and expeditiously to complete the research projects. Their needs also reorganize and revive the library services and particularly to support and facilitate library services to the research scholars in the new electronic [...]

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An Emperical Study of Strategic Approach to Marketing and Promotion of Information Products and Services in Nigeria University Libraries

The purpose of this study is to investigate the strategic approach in marketing and promoting information products and services in Nigerian University libraries. The findings shows that majority of the university libraries used does not showcase their nonreference products and services .Some of these non-reference services are not readily available and where they are available they were underutilized. Whereas [...]

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Social Science Faculty Information Seeking Pattern by using the Internet sources and services at Mumbai University: a study

This is an attempt made to understand the information seeking pattern among the social science faculty in Mumbai University. A questionnaire designed and circulated personally and also posted to collect the required data for this research, 52 (84%) of social science faculty have responded by filling these questionnaires. Data analysis reveals that 51 (98%) respondents have the Computer operating [...]

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An Analytical Survey on the Stance of DSpace Digital Library Software Clients in India

The magnitude of global resources for information is unfathomable, in the form of digital libraries, world wide web, institutional repositories etc., and in the contemprary set-up, the tools for accessing the information data base are also meticulously inestimable. DSpace is one of such innovative tool for accessing data bases. The present study was conducted to investigate the utility [...]

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Information Literacy Search Skills of Students in Five Selected Engineering Colleges in Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh: A Perspective

The study investigated the knowledge of information literacy and search skills of students in five selected Engineering Colleges in chittoor district, Andhra pradesh. It also examined students’ ability to distinguish diverse information sources as well as assess the effectiveness of information literacy programmes of engineering colleges. The sample consists of 275 respondents drawn proportionately from a population of [...]

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Marketing of Information Products & Services by the Research Scholars & Scientists in Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh: A Study

The present study has been undertaken to assess the Marketing of Information Products & Services by Institute of Microbial Technology under the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research in all the disciplines of IMTECH, Chandigarh. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among the research-scholars and Scientists of eight departments viz, Exploration of Microbial Biodiversity, Protein Science and Engineering, [...]

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Demographic Variables, Self-Efficacy and Work-Family Conflict among Women Librarians in Ondo State Nigeria

This study examined the independent as well as collective effects of demographic variables and self-efficiency on work family conflict among women academic Librarians working in tertiary institutions in ondo State-Nigeria. Total enumerative survey method was adopted to carry out the study with the aid of questionnier. The study revealed that women academic Librarians exhibit high level of self-efficacy and [...]

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Consequences of Political Instabilities on Research and EResource Usage: A Study of University of Kashmir

The study explores usage of electronic resources by the academicians in Kashmir (Indian Administered) in the times of conflict (2009-2010) and peace (2011-2012). It is an attempt to investigate the influence of political conditions on the usage of electronic resources. The study also focuses on the research output of University of Kashmir during these years. Statistics of usage provided [...]

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Facebook and Twitter for Academic Libraries in the Twenty First Century

At present day in this twenty-first century we are living in virtual world and Library and informational science professional’s need to use social networking sites for academic users. The main purpose of this paper is to examine the effectiveness of using online advertising on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter in academic libraries and recognize essential trends [...]

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