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Professional Development and Networking for Academic Librarians

The purpose of this paper is to explore the increased deficiency of professional development among academic librarians while future is not clear in academic environment during the time of rapidly changing nature of libraries. A dramatic change has impacted significantly on the knowledge and skills requirements of academic librarians, and how libraries can offer their [...]

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An Evaluation of Undergraduates Use of E-Books: A Case of Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria

The study evaluated the use of E-books by the undergraduates of Federal University of Technology, Minna. The study used survey research design and was guided by five research questions. A total of 500 undergraduates from the different schools were sampled. The data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics. Findings from the study revealed that most of the undergraduates of [...]

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Job Satisfaction of Library Professionals in Maharashtra State, India Vs ASHA Job Satisfaction Scale: An Evaluative Study

The purpose of this paper is to ascertain the extent of job satisfaction with respect to adequacy of salary and promotional avenues, working environment, communication pattern and social security among library professionals and stress and job involvement of library professionals working in 35 districts of Maharashtra State. For the present study the Maharashtra State of India is considered [...]

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Job Satisfaction among Librarians in Academic Libraries in Niger State

This research work centered on Job Satisfaction among Librarians in Academic Libraries in Niger State. The objective of the study is to find out the level of job satisfaction found among the academic librarians in academic libraries in Niger state. The survey research design was used to conduct the study. The population of the study [...]

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Subject Librarianship Programme Initiatives in Academic Library: the Case of the University of Ghana Library System

The paper describes the initiatives of the University of Ghana Library System (UGLS) in the development of subject librarianship programme in the University of Ghana in the context of roles, competencies/skills, communication, training, collaboration, time and information and communication technologies. The goal of the programme is to provide information or communication link to and between [...]

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Micro Characteristics e-Book Research: a Literature-based Analysis

This research intended to identify micro-features of e-book research published during 2010 and 2011. It is based on e-book research literature published in LIS and other journals. Relevant literature was searched from various databases and analyzed to fulfill the purpose of this study. The study finds that e-book researchers have investigated aspects such as e-book [...]

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Trends in the Use of ICT in Reference Services Provision: An Exploratory Study of Nigerian Academic Libraries

Reference service has traditionally played a crucial role in the delivery of library services especially in academic libraries. The deployment of ICT has brought about a revolution in the concept of reference services in libraries. Most libraries in developing countries like Nigeria are yet to fully apply ICT to all their operations and services. The [...]

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International Graduate Students in Academic Libraries: A User Survey Usage of Online Catalog at Emporia State University

Purpose – This study examined the ability of international graduate students to utilize the Emporia State University library’s online Catalog to retrieve information for their research projects. Design/methodology/approach – The data collected through a quantitative method. It consisted of a structured survey questionnaire sent to all graduate students at Emporia State University based at the [...]

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Public Relations Practices in Academic Libraries

Purpose- The paper seeks to increase awareness on library activities that can help in promoting public relations in academic libraries. Academic libraries assist the university in the discharge of their functions by acquiring all relevant information resources necessary for sustaining the teaching, learning, research and public services functions of the universities. Therefore, libraries activities geared [...]

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A Study on Innovation of Network Topology in Academic Library

This study evaluates the Network and topology of network the engineering libraries in Tamil Nadu. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among library professionals in engineering colleges, to evaluate infrastructures and services. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the network security aspects among engineering professionals in Tamil Nadu. Nearly 200 questionnaires were distributed among the [...]

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