ISSN: 2249 - 0213

   
     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Acquisition Modes of Collections in the Addabor and Centenary Libraries of the Tamale and Bagabaga Colleges of Education in Ghana

This paper sought to explore the acquisition modes of collections in the libraries of Tamale and Bagabaga Colleges of Education in Ghana. The population consisted of all the library staff in both colleges. In all, the sixteenlibrary staffs of the two libraries were use as respondents. Centenary Library has four library staff and Addabor library […]

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Evidence- Based Decision-Making – A Review of Key Literature to Inform Development of a Model for the Council of Oman

Evidence-based practice (EBP) has become increasingly used in public policymaking around the world in recent years and has been associated with improved decision-making as well as enhanced government transparency and accountability. Despite growing pressures to adopt EBP and the documented benefits of this approach, however, the limited available evidence suggests that, compared with the healthcare […]

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Gender Equality: Analysis of scholarly publication pattern of last five years in Web of Science

Gender equity represents usually based on custom, tradition, religion or culture and social justice, which is regularly to the disservice to female. This article examines data which was downloaded from the Web of Science database. The Web of Science is one of the leading bibliographical database in the world. “Gender Equality” keyword used for retrieving […]

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Reward System Variables and Job Satisfaction of Librarians in Academic Libraries in Imo State, Nigeria

The general purpose of the study is reward system variablesandjob satisfaction of librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. The survey research design was used for the study using questionnaire as the instrument for data collection. The study covers the entire population of One hundred and seven(107) librarians in academic libraries in Imo State. One […]

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Use of Indexing and Abstracting Service by the Customers of Fisheries College of SKUAST Kashmir

The study discuses the Use of indexing and abstracting services by the customers of fisheries college , and to find out the problems hindering the use of indexing and abstracting services by the customers. A survey research method was employed in conduct of this study. 30 students from the faculty were selected for conducting survey. […]

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Influence of Social Media on Library Service Delivery to Students in University Of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria

This article is on influence of social media on library service delivery to students in University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Nigeria. Librarians, in this digital age, are responsible for a wide variety of resources and services that expand far beyond the typical eight-hour work day. Promotion in library and information science has a newer […]

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Use of Public Library Resources and Services by Old Age People: With Special Reference to City Central Library, Dandeli- A Study

The purpose of this study is to examine the utilization of Dandeli City Central Library use, resources, and services among the old age people in Dandeli town. Based on this background, a survey method has been adopted and a well-structured questionnaire was distributed to collect relevant data about usage behavior by the old age people. […]

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Analysis of online Journals in ProQuest Health & Medical Complete Database

Diffusion of information continues to increase within the health care community with the guidance of medical libraries and available resources whether print or online. This paper is such an attempt to provide some insight for the medical stakeholders about the online journals (scholarly & trade) acquirable in ProQuest health & medical complete database. The paper […]

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Role of INFLIBNET Access in Arts & Science College Libraries: With Special Reference to Islamic Management Colleges of Tamil Nadu

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Digital Library and Silent features of Greenstone Digital Library Software

Digital library is the need of the present scenario and it is highly in demand these days for the libraries to provide the good services to the users. This article focus on what is digital library, types of software i.e. Commercial software & Open Source Software, and Greenstone Digital Library Software (GSDL) silent features for […]

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A comparative study of open access journals in BRICS countries

By using multivariable linear mode to fitting the data of scholarly journals, it can be found that a large land mass and GDP give a positive contribution to open access scholarly journals publishing. At the same time, it can also be found that a large population gives a negative contribution. One hindrance to open access […]

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The Effect of Librarians’ Knowledge and Funding of Preservation and Conservation Practices in Public University Libraries in Nigeria

Librarians down the ages have been charged with the responsibility of managing information resources and the library users. One of the management practices in the library is preservation and conservation of library resources which is aimed at ensuring the longevity of the library resources. This is a critical concern at this period of dwindling budgetary […]

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Present status of using e-book in selected university libraries of Bangladesh

This study presents the scenario of the selected private and public university library e-book performance through UGC digital library in Bangladesh. Moreover, this study tries to calculate the university’s library performance through quantitative and qualitative data analysis methods where used eight university’s library data and their respective students and professional respondents. This study finds that […]

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Web Scale Discovery tools for Academic Libraries

Ever expanding set of Web and ICT services has changed the way of learning and communication and research.Discovery system is a platform to facilitate Single Search box to search all resources the Library and it provides result based on relevance. Academic libraries are transforming from federated search technologies to Web Scale Discovery system. The WebScale […]

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Social Networking Sites: Awareness and Application by Engineering College Students of Odisha

Purpose of the Study: The social networking sites enable the users to maintain contact with friends and also increase academic knowledge. The purpose of the study aimed at examining the awareness, application, frequency and time spent on using of Social Networking Sites(SNSs) by the students of Engineering colleges in Bhubaneswar , Odisha. A structured questionnaire […]

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Impact and Purpose of Accessing Electronic Journals in Engineering College Students at Dindigul District – A Study

The study focused on the extent of access and use of electronic journals by the students of an engineering college in Dindigul District from the different E-journal sources available. The study adopted the quantitative research and used cross-sectional survey research design. Findings from the study revealed that personal access through open source was the most […]

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Use and Impact of E-Resources by the Users of Private Universities & Institutions

The study investigates the use of electronic resources by the users of Amity University Lucknow, BBDNITM Lucknow and Kanpur Institute of Technology, Kanpur. It surveyed the user’s awareness about available e-resources in these libraries, purpose and frequency of using e-resources by the users, the factor affecting resource utilization, impact of e-resources and services on the […]

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Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Resources by Users of CKSVIM Library, Vadodara: A Study

The present study focuses on use of ICT resources by users of C. K. Shah Vijapurwala Institute of Management (CKSVIM) Library, Vadodara. This study main objective are to identify the users awareness of CKSVIM library ICT resources, know the users internet using skills, availability of ICT resources in the CKSVIM library, purpose of using ICT […]

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Value Added Services in Library Management System: Marching Towards an Era of Open Source Software

Modern libraries have been providing value added services and catering to diverse technologically savvy patron base. Libraries are acclimatizing to digital technology by adopting Library Management Systems (LMS) that work with most of the existing facilities or minimal additional financial investments. Professionals are well aware of Open Source Software (OSS) and their applications in LMS […]

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User Awareness Program in the Rural Libraries of Dibrugarh and Sivasagar: A Study

The aim of the study is to find out the user awareness programs that are being organized by the rural libraries of the selected districts of Assam. The result shows that the rural libraries are in the miniature stage regarding user awareness program due to the poor financial condition.

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Status of Services in Agricultural Libraries: Special Reference to Maharashtra State

This study attempt to examine the Library Services provided to the users in Agricultural College libraries affiliated to Mahatma Phule Krishi Vidyapeeth, Rahuri. In Library services it is focus on Manual Library Services, Computerized Library Services, ICT Based Library Services and ad on services. For the present study there were 40 colleges selected. Out forty […]

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Africa’s Contribution to the Global Open Access Literature

This study was conducted to determine the contribution of Africa to the global open access literature. Data were extracted from the Directory of Open Access Repository (OpenDOAR). The findings indicate that only 22 (40.74%) African countries contributed 155 OA repositories in the OpenDOAR. Most of these repositories were from South Africa (33; 21.29%), Kenya (28; […]

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Fake News and Information Literacy: A Case Study of Doon University, Dehradun

In this global information age, there has been explosive growth in volume of information with an ever-increasing proportion of factually incorrect information. Fake news is intentionally fabricated news articles or information and has garnered a considerable amount of media attention in recent past. As users receive plethora of information with the growth of digital and […]

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Smart Phones: Enhancers of e-learning among Post Graduates in Aligarh Muslim University

Purpose- The purpose of present study is to examine smart phones use by post graduates in enhancing e-learning, in academic scenario in Aligarh Muslim University, a well established and renowned university in India. Design/Methodology/Approach- The earlier studies paved a direction to this study, to get an answer of Smartphone usages, purpose, and their opinion about […]

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Information Seeking Behaviour and Role of Mass Media in Socio-economic Empowerment of the Santals of Birbhum, West Bengal

Background of the study: Though a small venture, this article is intended to investigate the information seeking behaviour and the role of mass media in socio-economic empowerment of the Santals, who are the major tribal communities of West Bengal in general and Birbhum district in particular and mainly depend on interpersonal mode of communication to […]

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Newspaper Reading Habits among postgraduate students of Periyar University, Tamil Nadu

Reading is a way to get better knowledge of one’s own experiences and it can be an exciting journey to self-discovery. Reading transfers experiences to the individual so that the reader may expand one’s horizons, identify, extend and intensify his or her interest and gain deeper understanding of the world. News paper is also an […]

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An Assessment of Computer Literacy among Undergraduate Students of Delta State University, Abraka

The importance of computer literacy in today’s’ information based society cannot be over emphasized as undergraduate students are expected to possess adequate knowledge and skills in using information and communication technology especially the computer to access wide range of electronic information. This study presents the computer literacy skills of undergraduate students at the Delta State […]

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Attitude of OPAC users at Regional Institute of Education, Mysuru: A Survey

Online Public Access Catalogue for libraries appeared since around three decades and Web OPACs began to emerge in the late 1990’s. The literature review has revealed that the behaviour of academic libraries users has drastically changed in recent years. Many academic libraries are migrating to Web based Online Catalogue from traditional text-based versions. The OPACs […]

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Prospects and Challenges of Digitization of Academic Libraries Resources for Effective Services Delivery in Universities In Edo State

This study investigated the prospects and challenges of digitization of academic library resources for effective service delivery in universities Edo State. A survey research design was adopted and questionnaire was used for data collection. Purposive sampling technique was used in selecting the sample for the study. A total of 161 questionnaires were distributed to the […]

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Information Generation in Social Science Research through SSRN: A Comparative Analysis

The present study intends to analyze the efficiency of Social Science Research Network in respect to other contemporary open-access repositories, the features which brings uniqueness in Social Science Research Network, its indicators for ranking the scholarly researches which can be impactful on the scholarly world. Here in this study, ranking the impact of articles published […]

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