A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Volume No.6

Developing South Korean Model of Small Library Program Service as Learning Resource for Rural Community in Malang, Indonesia

The South Korean model of small library is a new model of non-formal education which strives to achieve a balanced regional education, providing holistic educational programs as the learning resource center. This service is managed by public support and participation. Such programs to improve the capability of searching for books or information needed, developing literary [...]

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Mapping the Research Collaboration of India and China: A Scientometric Study

The trend of Indian collaboration with China was evaluated on the basis of research articles indexed in Web of Science (WoS)-Science Citation Index Expanded online database for twenty years’ period from 1994 to 2013. There were 500404 articles retrieved on India as indexed in WoS database for the period, out of which 5062 (1.01%) articles [...]

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Role of Open Access Digital Repositories (OADR) on Information Seeking Behavior among Research Scholars: A study

The main purpose of the study is to examine the role of Open Access Digital Repositories on Information Seeking Behavior among Research Scholars. The study adopted a questionnaire-based survey research design, 220 questionnaires were distributed among research scholars at Mangalore University, out of which 200 filled questionnaires were received after duly filled for analysis. The [...]

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Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Intellectual Property Rights of Tribes in North-Eastern Region of India

India’s foray into the open world market under the aegis of World Trade Organization (WTO) has ushered in opportunities as well as vulnerabilities for indigenous communities in Northeastern states of India. The threat is more keenly felt in the realm of Traditional knowledge (TK) and Traditional Cultural Expressions (TCEs) as India has made its Intellectual [...]

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Use of Internet by the Faculty and Academic Staff Members: A Survey Study of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura in the Disciplines of Medical Science

The present study has been undertaken to use the Internet by the Faculty and academic staff members: A survey study of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura in the disciplines of Medical Science. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among the faculty and academic staff members of two selected departments of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura. [...]

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Grievances of Librarians of Government College Libraries: A case study of Western Odisha

The purpose of this study is to examine the Grievances of librarians of Govt. College Libraries .It explains and presents an analysis of 60 Government Librarian of Degree College Libraries in Western in the field of research have various Grievances. Government’s academic, special and Public libraries have always been playing a vital role in supporting [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Faculties and Research Scholars in School of Physical Sciences, Mizoram University, Aizawl: A Study

Faculties and research scholars always need information to perform their duty and responsibility i.e. teaching and research. Information need is an aspect of information behaviour that represents the root of information search behaviour. Information behaviour is a totality of human behaviour in relation to sources and channels of information including both formal and informal. This [...]

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Status of Medical College and Research Hospital Library and Information Centers at Bangalore: A Study

Health Science libraries are prime reservoirs of health information, library plays a vital role to get necessary information for medical practitioners to update the medical knowledge. The purpose of the study is to investigate the status of 10 medical college and research hospital libraries at Bangalore. Study focus on the context of collection, physical infrastructure, [...]

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Awareness and Use of Resources and Services in IIT Delhi Library: A Case Study

This study examines the use of collections and services at IIT Delhi Library. A well structured 120 questionnaires were distributed among IIT Delhi users during the academic session 2015 – 16, to find out the user of information resources is being provided by IIT library. The sample of 100 users i.e. UG,PG and faculty members.Questionnaire [...]

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Internet Usage among Students of C. K. Shah Vijapurwala Institute of Management Library, Vadodara: a Study

The purpose of present study is to examine the MBA students of CKSVIM Library use the internet services for their learning, study and research activities. Use of internet is increasing day by day as it is time saving, more informative and less expensive. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the various aspects use of internet; [...]

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Research on Web Portals in Library Environment: A Literature Review

This paper aims to provide an overview of web portal and its implication in libraries, which focuses on issues related to the library portals and importance of portals in a library environment. The review covers literature published in mainstream library and information science studies. The review was done on literature published in both academic and [...]

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Determinants of Television Media Libraries’ Use, Collections, and Services among the Television Media Professionals in Bangalore: A Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the utilization of television media libraries use, collections and services among the media professional working in various television media at Bangalore, Karnataka. A survey method has been adopted and well-structured questionnaire was distributed to collect data about television media libraries’ usage behavior by the media professionals. The [...]

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Information Seeking Behavior of Undergraduate Students of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Jimma University

This paper is an outcome of the research study conducted by the authors on information seeking behavior of undergraduate students of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Jimma University, Jimma. Data has been collected through a structured questionnaire that was distributed to randomly select 300 students, wherein 289 of them have responded. The collected data has [...]

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Web Link analysis of Selected Documentation Centres in India: A Webometric Study

At present, internet has become part of life in human beings life. It would be hard to imagine the world without internet. We would have never seen a world as it is now without the medium. So, there is a greater importance to internet in both personal life and professional life of an individual. Internet [...]

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A Bibliometric Analysis on Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science

The paper examines various pattern of the articles published in the Malaysian journal of library and information science (MJLIS) for the period of 2007 to 2013 and expose the results for the publications through bibliometric analysis. The study has been carried out with the comparison of the previous studies done by other authors. The paper [...]

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Bibliometric Analysis of National Conference Proceedings: A Study

This paper deals with the Bibliometric analysis of 13th UGC Sponsored national conference proceedings organized by PG and Research DLIS Bishop Heber College, Tirchy. The paper analyzes a Bibliometricstudy of 53 articles was published in the national conference proceedings. The study aims to analyzes the topic-wise distribution of articles, category-wise distribution of contributions, authorship patterns, [...]

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Scientometric Analysis of Astrophysics Research Output in India 26 years

This study analyzes the Astrophysics research output in India from the year 1989-2014. The data was downloaded from web of science database which was maintained by Thomson Reuteurs. The findings of the study revealed that The highest number of publications is in the year 2013 with 913 records having a Global Citation score 4342 and [...]

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Directory of Open Access Journals: A Scientrometric Study of Surgery Journals

This research paper examines the surgery focused journals represented in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) during 2003 – 2013. A total of 107 surgery journals were examined by journals published by country, journals by year commence publications, publications of journals by language, publication of journals by language patterns, subject headings of e-journals on [...]

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Ranking OER Providers in India: A Webometric Analysis

Open Educational Resources (OERs) have become significantly important in modern educational systems across the world. As a result, measuring qualities of OER providers as web entities is an interesting area of study. Such indirect quality measurement of OER providers can be done through bibliometric and webometric indicators. This method may be termed as webometric analysis [...]

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Scientometric Analysis of Food and Nutrition Research in India and China: A Comparative Study

The present study mainly attempts to evaluate quantitatively the growth and development of food and nutrition research in India and china in terms of publication output as reflected from SCOPUS database. Out of 2478 records both the countries for the period of before 1982 – 2012. Food and nutrition research on India and China are [...]

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Authorship Pattern and Degree of Collaboration in Academic Emergency Medicine

The study presents the trends in authorship pattern and authors collaborative research in Academic Emergency Medicine Journal with a sample of 3586 articles during the period 2001-2013. Single authored highest articles,Findings of the analysis revealed that the majority of the publications are contributed by multiple authors; degree of collaboration was progressively increased over the study [...]

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GIS Research in India from 1991-2014: A Bibliometric Contemplation

The study investigates the growth of Geographical Information System (GIS) research publication contributions made by Indian scientists during the period 1991-2014. The source considered is the Web of Science (WoS) database, together with Bibliometric analysis techniques. All items provided by WoS have been taken into account in the analysis (journal papers, conference proceedings, etc.). This [...]

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Undergraduates’ computer skills and the use of online information resources: a case study of library and information science students of delta state university, Nigeria.

The geometrical growth of information resources on the internet in this 21st century have necessitate the need for computer literacy and online searching skills to enhance easy access to and use of academic materials among undergraduate students. The study adopted descriptive survey method. Questionnaire was used to collect data for the study, and descriptive statistical [...]

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Citation Study of Advances in Anthropology

The study based on the articles published in the open access journal, Advances in Anthropology during the year 2013-2014 on 59 articles having 1750 citations. The study of citation carried out to find out the various sources of literature used by the researchers in the field of Anthropology. A rank list of journals also prepared [...]

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Research productivity of Sikhya ‘O’ Anusandhan University (SOAU) during 2009- 2013: A Bibliometric Analysis

The present study is a bibliometric analysis of research papers of SOAU published in various research journals of national and international repute which were indexed in Scopus during 2009 to 2013. It identifies the annual growth of the university publication, authorship pattern, authors productivity and degree of collaboration of university’s contributor with their collaboration with [...]

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Global Collaborative Patterns on Bioelectronics Research Output

The collaborative research or team research is predominant among science disciplines. The reason may be that the need for the culmination or fusion of subjects in one angle as well as the need for excellent research infrastructure. This has been proved by this study as most of the authors of different countries collaborated with US [...]

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Publication Productivity and Impact of Research in University Environment: A Scientometric View

This research paper highlights the current state of scientific research in Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) for the period 1989-2014. The study gives an analysis of the volume, productivity and scientific impact of Gulbarga University research as per the records entered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science publications and citation database (WoS) during the period [...]

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