ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Issue No. 1 (Mar. 2018)

Marketing strategies for academic libraries in the 21st century

The emerging technology in libraries, explosion of electronic resources and search engines are creating many challenges for libraries as well as librarians. A relevancy of the library is being questioned by users while commercial search engines are increasing in use by library patrons. This article focuses on how the library should market its facilities and [...]

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Opportunities and Barriers of Indian Open Access Repositories

Provides a brief overview of open access (OA) and highlights on growth of open access repository (OAR) movement all over the World including India. Highlights on some of the major initiatives taken by Indian government time to time in order to popularizing OARs movement throughout the country. The main objective of the study is to [...]

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An assessment of the impact and visibility of Saudi Arabia Journals

This research thrived to assess to Saudi Arabia research journals as per quality bibliometric indicators and scientometrics tools. Designated research assessment means are likely to underline comparisons between indicators significance and rates. Equally, the research work illustrated performance of well cited journals and portrayed sort of informational correlations among chosen indicators. Complex algorithms and reputable [...]

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Awareness of Institutional Repositories and Open Access Publishing Among Researchers in University of Calicut

The paper examined institutional repositories and open access publishing awareness among the researchers in university of calicut. Questionnaire method was adopted to collect data for the study. Major findings of the study were that a large majority of researchers in university of Calicut aware of the concept of institutional repositories and open access publishing. The [...]

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Harvester of Open Access Resources: A Study based on CSIR Institutional Repositories hosted on CSIR Central

This paper analyses CSIR institutional repositories hosted on CSIR-Central. The data regarding the number of documents, full-text availability, open access provision, document types were noted from respective institutional repositories. The analysis shows that CSIR-CGRI repository archived the maximum number of papers followed by CECRI and NCL. The repositories of CEERI, IIIM, NEIST, NPL and CLRI [...]

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Development of Reference Management System in Cloud Computing Environment

Internet is a global communication of notworks of networks across the globe. On the other hand, cloud are the back-end computers where data is stored, processed and dissemination of information resources among the Internet users. Cloud computing is easily managing the local servers for sharing of digital resources from different databases. In its most simple [...]

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Productivity of ‘Big Data’ literature in Indian Citation Index

Indian Citation Index (ICI) database is an effective search product that let you search, track, measure and collaborate in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities to turns raw data/information into the Information as per need. The present study discusses the “Big Data” as reflected in Indian Citation Index for the period from 2013–2017. This [...]

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Application of SNS in Library Services: A Case Study of Tamil Nadu Region Libraries

In today’s internet age, social networking sites are playing an important role in disseminating the information across the age, in-fact it has given the new dimension in communication technology. Social networking sites facilitate in transforming the information with multimedia content, which exciting the users. Being the information and resource centre, the library has to tie [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Library Users in Select PG Degree Colleges of Chhattisgarh State

A study of “Information Seeking Behaviour of Library Users in Select PG Degree Colleges of Chhattisgarh State” was conducted using Questionnaire method in order to assess their information needs, their information seeking and information searching behaviour and the resultant satisfaction/dissatisfaction with their library resources and services regarding the fulfilment of their information needs (Balaji et [...]

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Resource Sharing and Networking in Agricultural College Libraries Under Jurisdiction of Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth: A Study

No library today can be expected to directly hold all of the resources to fulfill all the needs of its users. Rather, most libraries supplement their local collections through resource-sharing arrangements that allow them to offer their clientele access to a broader universe of materials. Libraries participate in local, regional, or global services for the [...]

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Attitude and Satisfaction of Users regarding Electronic Information Resources in the Libraries of Research Institutes of Jalandhar

This paper is an attempt to study the issues like attitude, usage and satisfaction of electronic information resources of users. A questionnaire based survey was used for data collection. Total no of 100 questionnaire were distributed among both scientific and non scientific respondents. It was found that the scientific respondents are overall satisfied with electronic [...]

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A Study of Impact of Information and Communication Technology on Library Services

Information and Communication Technology has impacted on every sphere of academic library activity especially in the form of library building, library collection development strategies and consortia. It has brought drastic changes and transformation to information services. This Paper examines ICT and its impact of library services in Engineering Colleges of South Kerala. A well-structured questionnaire [...]

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User’s Attitude towards Digitised Collection of Kerala Sahitya Akademi Library

Kerala sahitya akademi library is a haven of heritage collection includes old and rare books, manuscripts, paintings, magazines, journals, micro films etc. in Malayalam literature and Kerala history. Digitization of Akademi library collection will be a milestone in the research and learning activities about Malayalam literature, Kerala culture and tradition. This study is an attempt [...]

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Attitude of Students towards Information Technology and Science Education

Information technology (ICT) has connected the world including students throughout world and it has become the central drive for the evolution of a modern society. The Information and communication technology has witnessed a fast growth and has changed traditional form of libraries to digital form. At present throughout world, the most popular source of information [...]

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Rare Collections of Some Old Public Libraries in Kolkata: A Comparative Study

Libraries do not only spread knowledge, they are the time capsules which conserve historical and rare pieces of literature and work and are actively involved in the conservation and enhancement of the heritage of humanity. Libraries also point people to wider cultural activities, objects, knowledge and sites, and encourage individuals to explore different cultural experiences [...]

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