A UGC Approved e-Journal ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
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Role of Membership in Scientific and Specialized Groups of Virtual Social Networks in Increasing Knowledge, Professional Skills and E-Learning: A Case Study

Instant messages applications are a type of media social networks, which provides private communications between individuals. One of instant messaging between people in the world today, especially Iranians, is telegram App. The served experts have launched virtual changes and groups for the beneficial use of this tool Academic and professional groups and virtual channels, which [...]

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Censorship in Libraries and Information Centers: A Vital Activity for Successful Library Growth in Nigeria

Censorship is based on the use of state or group power to control freedom of expression or press. This is hinged on the fact that every society has customs, taboos or laws by which speech, dress, religious observance, and sexual expressions are regulated in order to protect the family, the church and the state. Intellectual [...]

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Integration of PDF Flip Book Reader in Koha OPAC for Easy Access and Dissemination of Fulltext Library Resources among the Users

Book is an important and inevitable document for any library. Without book library cannot exist in the society. Library is a collection of resources of different types of documents like books, films, maps, periodicals, newspapers, e-books, audio books, databases, manuscripts and other resources. Actually these are the bibliographic information in integrated library management and retrieval [...]

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An Analysis of UGC Approved Library and Information Science Journals

The study analyzed 384 Library and Information Science Journals which is indexed in various online databases. Further it also analyzed and found the Impact Factor, Cite Score and Journal Current Index. Based on the study the journal of ‘Information Communication & Society’ indexed in Web of Science database has highest Impact Factor (2.109) then other [...]

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Measuring Information Literacy Skills among the Social Science Research Scholars of Aligarh Muslim University and Jamia Millia Islamia University: A Study

The present study reports the result of a survey conducted at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh and Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI), Delhi to measure the information literacy skills of social science research scholars. The major findings of the study revealed that majority of the research scholars of both the universities required information for their [...]

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Perception and use of Social Networking Site Facebook among the Students of Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla: An Exploratory Study

The foremost focus of this paper is to examine the impact and use of social networking site (SNS) Facebook among the students of Himachal Pradesh University (HPU). Facebook is a popular SNS where the young people are engage with each other. The present study gives an overview of use of Facebook, how they spent their [...]

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Availability and Use of E-Resources by Users of CKSVIM Library, Vadodara: A Study

The present study focuses on availability and use of e-resources by users of C. K. Shah Vijapurwala Institute of Management (CKSVIM) Library, Vadodara. This study main objective are to identify the awareness of e-resources, know the users internet skills, purpose of use, identify satisfaction level of availability of e-resources, use of different e- resources, satisfactory [...]

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Job Satisfaction and Expectations of LIS Professionals in India: A study

Psychological aspects are always playing vital roles in any field of work. Being a service sector, the satisfaction level of Library and Information professionals has a direct impact on the services which are rendered to users. In the purview of this aspect, authors have tried to assess the level job satisfaction and expectations of Library [...]

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Aquaculture International 2013-2016: A Bibliometric Analysis

Bibliometric is an emerging thrust area of research and has now become a well-established part of information research and a quantitative approach to the description of documents. Bibliometric has grown out of the realization that literature is growing and changing out of a rate with which no librarian or information worker equipped with traditional bibliographic [...]

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DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT): A Bibliometric Study (2011-2015)

DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT) is more than three decades old journal, published in the field of Library and Information Science, a bimonthly basis, by Defence Science Documentation Centre, New Delhi, India. The journal is enjoying wide readership both at national and international level. The present Bibliometric study was carried on 294 [...]

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Library and Information Science E-Books through Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB): A Case Study

The present study is to find out the recent trends of the openly accessible e-books in the field of Library and Information Science available through Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). The required data for the said study has been collected online for analysis from the DOAB web-pages sinceJune 2017. The study is important to [...]

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Doctoral degree in Library and Information Science in the University of Burdwan during 1984-2015: An analytical study

The paper highlights the PhD theses awarded under The University of Burdwan in the Department of Library and Information Science (LIS) during the period 1984-2015. A total of 33 PhD theses have been awarded with in this period of 32 years. The objective of the paper is to analyse the PhD theses against some parameters [...]

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Use of E-Resources by the Users of Vishveshwarya Technical University Library: A Study

In the changing environment, e-resources play’s important role among students, research scholars and the faculty members of Universities. Vishveshwarya Technical University is one of the premier and largest university of in India. In this perspective the authors aimed to find awareness and use of e-resources among library users of the Vishveshwarya Technical University (VTU). The [...]

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Analysis of Knowledge Management output in Web of Science during 2007 to 2016

Knowledge management refers to the process of creating, storing, sharing, and effective use of organizational knowledge and thus helps to achieve organizational objectives and Web of Science is a premier research platform, helping to find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. The present study discusses the “Knowledge Management” as [...]

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UGC-Infonet E-Journals Consortium: Resources and Services in Two Universities of Marathwada Region

This research paper deals with resources and services of UGC-Infonet consortium, which is used by two university libraries in Marathwada region of Maharashtra, India. Library consortium add a vital role for co-ordination, resource sharing and expertise allowing individual libraries to easily obtain large number of titles while also providing advantageous cost depending from the contribution [...]

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Digital Divide in Libya: A General Assessment

The aim of this paper is to shed light on the digital divide in Libya in order to discover the current state of this phenomenon and its consequences on the standards, policies, data, and procedures that are needed to support the effective coordination and dissemination of essential societal information. The digital divide is often characterized [...]

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Internet Usage and User Satisfaction with Library Services in Federal University Otuoke Main library

This study investigates the influence of Internet usage on user satisfaction with library services in Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Three research question and three hypotheses were formulated as a guide to the study. Ex-post facto survey design was used in carrying out the study. A sample size of fifty (50) 100 level students [...]

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Cybercrime in Context to Library Modernization in India: A Threat to National Development

Modernization is a continuous process of change for the better. The Cyber Age has brought about sea change in the arena of library and information science. The application of information and communication technology helps libraries to play their role as national development centre by serving their user community in better way. Indian libraries are very [...]

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Bangalore University E-Prints Digital Repository: A Study

Proper representation of scholarly research output of any organization is very essential today. Every academic and Research & Development organizations are producing a good number of scholarly content but they are failing in proper presentation of them in a single platform like institutional repository. Very few organizations have established the institutional repositories to show-case and [...]

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Reading Habits of Newspaper among the Engineering Students and Academic Staff: A Survey of Jahangirabad Institute of Technology, Barabanki

Reading activities has always been seen as an important element in a person’s culture and education. The academic library is attached the academic institution it serves to user community towards readings and the main client are composed of students and academic staff. The library resources and services are the mirror of the academic goal of [...]

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Assessment of Information Literacy Skills among Students of Academy of Integrated Christian Studies, Aizawl: A Survey

The present study is an attempt to make an assessment of Information Literacy Skills among students (UG and PG) of Academy of Integrated Christian Studies, Aizawl, Mizoram. Information literacy comprises the competencies to recognize information needs and to locate, evaluate, apply and create information within cultural and social context. A structured questionnaire was designed and [...]

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Knowledge Communication through Rural Library Services: Tagorean Concept and Experiments of Department of Lifelong Learning & Extension, Visva-Bharati

Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), the world famous poet and writer, is also regarded as pioneer in rural development programme and library movement in India. Aiming to make villagers self-reliant as well as self-dependent to make efficient use of resources for the fullest development of their physical, social, economic and intellectual potential and abilities, and get them [...]

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Consortia Model of Accessing E Resources among Higher Education Institutions in India

The Higher Education system of India has tremendously transformed into a high quality affordable educational system over the past two decades. It ensures universal access to low-cost high-quality university education for students of all levels. A student-centric learning-driven model of education with well-planned expansion, India has not only bettered its enrollment numbers but has dramatically [...]

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User’s Satisfaction with Library Resources and Services: A Case Study of IIT Libraries in India

This present study is an investigation of user’s satisfaction with library resources and services in IIT libraries in India. A survey research method was adopted to address the research questions. 800 questionnaires were distributed among final year graduate students, postgraduate students, research scholars and faculty members of 7 IIT libraries to collect relevant data regarding [...]

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Information Retrieval Features of Text Retrieval Engines: A Case Study of Lucene

The paper provides an overview of open access repositories movement in India and highlights on the features and functionalities of some popular open source text retrieval engines viz. Lucene, Solr and Zebra used by the most popular digital library software namely DSpace, NewGenLib and Koha. Paper describes the search features supported by Lucene search engine [...]

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Digital Libraries in India: A Discretional Perspective on Present Scenario

From agricultural era to industrial era information was the key concept for the growth of mankind at the back end. Present age itself is the information era which is information communication and technology based. It demands right information at the right time in the right format. Libraries being an information centers are expected to play [...]

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Scholarly Publications of Central Universities: Study based on Indian Citation Index

This article is a study about research performance of Central Universities in India. The data were collected from Indian Citation Index, which compiled records for the period 2015-2016. There are 47 central universities are functioning across the country. Article publications which are indexed at Indian Citation Index were taken for the study as university wise, [...]

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Citation Impact on Authorship Pattern

This study examines the Citation Impact on Authorship Pattern on Spacecrafts Research outputs. The study analyzed the Citation Impact on Single authored and Coauthored publications over a period of 40 years from 1975-2014. The data for the study was downloaded from the Scopus database. The study found that there are numerous number of 3,89,196 publications [...]

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Mapping of Mathematical Science Research in China Productivity: A Scientometrics Study

This paper presents the relative growth rate and exponential growth rate of Mathematical Science research during the year 1999-2014. The web of science is one of the world’s leading citation databases in all the fields of Science Citation Expanded, Social Science Citation Expanded and Arts and Humanities Citation Expanded collection. This study measures the performance [...]

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Bibliometric Analysis of Doctoral Dissertations in Political Science: A Study of the University of Burdwan

The present study is based on 7711 citations, appended in the 56 PhD theses of Political Science submitted to the University of Burdwan during the period from 1986- 2015. The purpose of this study is to examine decade-wise distribution of form of literature cited, rank list of core journals, authorship pattern, authorship collaboration and degree [...]

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