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A Circulation Analysis of Books at Bangalore University Library, Bangalore: A Study

The users are prime aspect of any type of library. The collection developments, planning, decision making, organizing, delivering of information in the library should cantered around the needs of the users. The main motive of this study was to examine and analyse books transactions among users of Bangalore University Library, Bangalore.In the study it is [...]

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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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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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Library User Visit of under Graduate Students at an Engineering College, Central Library, Affiliated by APJ Abdul Kalam University, Lucknow A case Study

A library user study may be defined as any study relating to library use, in any or all of its aspects. According to weskit, user study could be concerned with studying information processing activities of users. In the light of above definition, a study which is focused on users to understand directly or indirectly their [...]

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Demographic Variables, Self-Efficacy and Work-Family Conflict among Women Librarians in Ondo State Nigeria

This study examined the independent as well as collective effects of demographic variables and self-efficiency on work family conflict among women academic Librarians working in tertiary institutions in ondo State-Nigeria. Total enumerative survey method was adopted to carry out the study with the aid of questionnier. The study revealed that women academic Librarians exhibit high level of self-efficacy and [...]

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Utilization of Information Sources and Services through Internet among the User Community in an International School, Chennai, (TN), India: a Survey

The present study of utilization of information resource and services by library user community conducted at Lalaji Memorial Omega International School in Chennai, India. This paper investigates the understanding on library sources and services through internet by the members of students. The study covers the students of classes of 9th, 10th and 12th standards and [...]

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A Study on Open Access Journals from South Asian Countries registered in DOAJ

This study presents the open access journals in the South Asian countries which have participated / registered with Directory of Open Access Journal. The Open Access (OA) publishing is well accepted mode of publications. Academicians, scholars and researchers have been accepted and contributed their contributions to Open Access publishing mode. There are more than 124 [...]

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Impact of Information Literacy Course in Use of Information Services and Resources of University Library: A Case Study of GBPUAT, Pantnagar

The information literacy course “BHS-610: Storage & Retrieval of Scientific Information” has been teaching to PG students of GBPUAT (G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology), Pantnagar as an optional course in each semester. The study discuses impact of the information literacy course on PG students in use of information services and resources of the [...]

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Applications of Web 2.0 tools in IIT Libraries in India: a Study

Web 2.0 is a second generation website that deals with the ability, of people being able to exchange information online. Web 2.0 based technologies have provided more opportunities and opened up new ways of communicating and collaborating. The transition to Web 2.0 is based on ‘interactive’ use of web. Users can carry on interaction with [...]

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Library and Information Science Education in India: Perspectives and Challenges

The paper assesses the status of formal library and information science (LIS) education provided in India. It is based on a study carried out to bring out the perspective and the challenges in LIS education by analyzing the LIS courses, its structure and contents, availability of faculty, research contribution, infrastructural facilities, etc. A total of [...]

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Higher Education and Digital Divide In India

This article discusses the initiatives made by the Government of India towards the building ICT infrastructure and access to scholarly information in the institutions of higher learning. The author emphasizes various schemes and ongoing projects of the UGC and other Government bodies to bridge the digital divide among the Universities and Colleges in various states [...]

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