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Risk Management In The Indonesian Archival Institution, Dyah Srirahayu, Endang Fitriyah Mannan, Ria Triwastuti Jan 2020

Risk Management In The Indonesian Archival Institution, Dyah Srirahayu, Endang Fitriyah Mannan, Ria Triwastuti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

An archival institution is one of the institutions that functions as an organization that does not have a priceless archive rescue organization. Like other organizations, archival institutions also experience risks that will affect their operational processes or important records they manage. The purpose of risk management is to minimize the failure received by the institution due to existing risks. This study is to understand how the conditions of risk management in archival institutions, the risks they face and the impacts that occur. This study also aims to map risks in archival institutions ranging from mild to severe impacts, so that ...


Records Disposal Governance At Lower Levels Of Governments In Uganda: The Case Of Arua District Local Government, Francis Ssekitto Aug 2019

Records Disposal Governance At Lower Levels Of Governments In Uganda: The Case Of Arua District Local Government, Francis Ssekitto

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aimed at examining the methods used in disposing off records and finding out the challenges hindering proper disposal of records and suggest recommendations to improve records disposal in Arua District Local Government.

The study adopted a non-experimental, qualitative, explanatory-descriptive approach that was contextual. Data was collected by means of interviewing and observation.

It was noted whereas, it is true that there are national laws regarding records management, these seem to guide the process of disposal in passing, are too old to deal with current realities or are not suited to the needs of the lower levels of local ...


Cultural Heritage Awareness Among Students Of Pondicherry University: A Study, Somipam R. Shimray, Chennupati K. Ramaiah May 2019

Cultural Heritage Awareness Among Students Of Pondicherry University: A Study, Somipam R. Shimray, Chennupati K. Ramaiah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper aims to study the awareness of cultural heritage using their demographic variables.For this study data was collected through an online questionnaire. A total of 201 students from Pondicherry University participated in this study.The study used SPSS version 20 to analyze the collected data. Independent Samples t-test and one-way ANOVA tests are used to test the stated hypotheses.Based on these tests results, this study accepted three hypotheses i.e. H2d, H3c and H3d. The findings shows that there is statistically significant difference on region in acquiring cultural heritage knowledge, region in promoting cultural heritage awareness ...


Perception And Use Of Semantic And Social Features Of Digital Libraries Among Library And Information Professionals And Users: A Comparative Study, Shweta Gupta, Reseach Scholar, Shriram Pandey, Assistant Professor, May 2019

Perception And Use Of Semantic And Social Features Of Digital Libraries Among Library And Information Professionals And Users: A Comparative Study, Shweta Gupta, Reseach Scholar, Shriram Pandey, Assistant Professor,

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper identifies the perception and use of Semantic and Social Features of the digital library among library and Information professionals (LISPs) and Users and presents a comparative study of their competencies in tune with the semantic and social features. As part of the survey of the special libraries in NCR of Delhi, the questionnaires and personal visits were made to 48 libraries (spread over 16 categories) to collect the primary data. The requisite data of 48 special libraries, were collected, collated and analyzed accordingly. The study has made clear that library and information professionals and users of digital libraries ...


Book Piracy And The Challenge Of Saving Nigeria's Publishing Industry, Momoh Emmanuel Omeiza, Folorunso Abubakar Lanre Feb 2019

Book Piracy And The Challenge Of Saving Nigeria's Publishing Industry, Momoh Emmanuel Omeiza, Folorunso Abubakar Lanre

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Book piracy has been an issue trending in the Nigerian publishing space recently. This is because of the ripple effects of the action on both publishers and authors alike. This action has over the years been a bottle neck for publishers and authors in achieving their aim of reaching out to the public and making sales from their respective publications.

In the light of this, this study seeks to explain certain reasons why this action has not been effectively nipped in the bud as well as the pandemic effects of this situation.

Conclusively, the study would suggest some of the ...


Reprographic Services: Availability And Effective Accessibility Of University Library Materials By Students In Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Delight Udochukwu Jan 2019

Reprographic Services: Availability And Effective Accessibility Of University Library Materials By Students In Enugu State University Of Science And Technology, Delight Udochukwu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Adequate resources in Libraries are not an indication of a good or well-organized Library, as availability of resources does not guarantee full accessibility. Many a time, users of University Libraries find it difficult to effectively access and reproduce the available resources in the library, owing to either complete absence or shortage of reprographic facilities, which as a matter of fact, is of great concern. The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of reprographic services in enhancing the availability and accessibility of library resources to students in University Libraries, a case study of Enugu State University of Science ...


Transforming Library And Information Services Delivery Using Innovation Technologies, Ogar Christopher Eje Mr, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu Mr. Sep 2018

Transforming Library And Information Services Delivery Using Innovation Technologies, Ogar Christopher Eje Mr, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In todays’ world, library and information services delivery are being transformed from their manual operations to new ways using technology. The study identified the paradigm shift in libraries and information services as a direct consequence of innovation technologies. The key concepts in the study are discussed. The new technology and communication tools are employed in rendering services to the patrons through appropriate channels for access to information with cluster of technologies referred to as the internet. Information technology has brought in sweeping changes in the way libraries function. Libraries need to access, evaluate, and measure the impact of information technology ...


Understanding The Role Of Institutional Repository In Digital Preservation In Academic Libraries: A Review Of Literature, Om Prakash Saini Jul 2018

Understanding The Role Of Institutional Repository In Digital Preservation In Academic Libraries: A Review Of Literature, Om Prakash Saini

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

One of the leading objectives of the libraries is to provide the latest and timely information to its clientele and keep them updated with the new arrivals related to their subject areas. However, a limited storage capacity of libraries is throwing a challenge before librarians from the beginning of libraries. The latest developments in the libraries for information management, preservation, and dissemination involve a high rate of computer technologies. Institutional Repository (IR) is a new breed which has the potential to store any amount of information in little space and preserve it for a long-term perspective. Therefore, many of the ...


Knowledge Of Electronic Databases As Predictors Research Productivity Of Academic Staff In Nigerian Private Universities, Adetomiwa Basiru, Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe, Emmanuel Layi Adebayo Mar 2018

Knowledge Of Electronic Databases As Predictors Research Productivity Of Academic Staff In Nigerian Private Universities, Adetomiwa Basiru, Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe, Emmanuel Layi Adebayo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The quality of teaching, research and community service of lecturers coupled with their publication in any university system depend on the quality of the electronic database they use. This study therefore, investigated the knowledge of electronic databases as predictors of research productivity of academic staff in private universities in South-west, Nigeria.

The descriptive survey research design of the correlational type was adopted. A total of 1656 academic staff in in the 21 private universities were sampled. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select 60% academic staff across the ranks in 21 private universities. Data were analysed using descriptive statistics ...


The Role Of Institutional Repositories In Making Lost Or Hidden Cultures Accessible, A Study Across Four African University Libraries, Andrew Watson Malekani, George Kavishe Jan 2018

The Role Of Institutional Repositories In Making Lost Or Hidden Cultures Accessible, A Study Across Four African University Libraries, Andrew Watson Malekani, George Kavishe

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was undertaken to uncover the potential role that Institutional Repositories (IR) can offer to preserve in the long term the special collections (especially cultural heritage materials) so as to reap the advantages that these collections offer in terms of intellectual development in Africa.

The study involved use of scoping review which involves five stages: research question, identifying the relevant study, selecting the study, developing a narrative review (charting data), summarizing (collating) data and an optional consultation step. The study also involved a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) involving participants in the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme at the University ...


A Selective Review Of Scholarly Communications On Palm Leaf Manuscripts, Jyotshna Sahoo Apr 2016

A Selective Review Of Scholarly Communications On Palm Leaf Manuscripts, Jyotshna Sahoo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The very purpose of this paper is to provide a meticulous review of literature on various aspects of palm leaf manuscripts. Through the process of review, it aims to highlight the antiquity of palm leaf manuscripts, the process of seasoning and writing over the leaves, the physical, chemical and biological factors of deterioration, the classification and cataloguing process of manuscripts, different traditional / modern methods of preservation and conservation as well as the viability and prospects of digital preservation of manuscripts and the attempts taken by various manuscript libraries for digitization.


Kashmiri Marsiya (Elegy) Manuscripts: The Valuable Sources For The Dissemination, Reconstruction And Safeguarding The History And Culture-Iii, Tawfeeq Nazir Aug 2015

Kashmiri Marsiya (Elegy) Manuscripts: The Valuable Sources For The Dissemination, Reconstruction And Safeguarding The History And Culture-Iii, Tawfeeq Nazir

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Manuscripts are the links to the historical facts that will otherwise remain unknown to the world. They contain authentic information and facts about the social, political and cultural aspects of a nation. Therefore their intellectual value cannot be over emphasized. Many countries and nations are joining hands towards preserving such cultural assets by way of taking conservation and preservation measures including digitization and documentation.

Marsiya or Elegy has gained more importance after the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (a.s) and his companions and household in Karbala. Marsiya has been since written and recited in order to mourning the tragic events ...


Kashmiri Marsiya (Elegy) Manuscripts: The Valuable Sources For The Dissemination, Reconstruction And Safeguarding The History And Culture-Ii, Tawfeeq Nazir Aug 2014

Kashmiri Marsiya (Elegy) Manuscripts: The Valuable Sources For The Dissemination, Reconstruction And Safeguarding The History And Culture-Ii, Tawfeeq Nazir

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Manuscripts are the links to the historical facts that will otherwise remain unknown to the world. They contain authentic information and facts about the social, political and cultural aspects of a nation. Therefore their intellectual value cannot be over emphasized. Many countries and nations are joining hands towards preserving such cultural assets by way of taking conservation and preservation measures including digitization and documentation.

Marsiya or Elegy has gained more importance after the Martyrdom of Imam Hussain (a.s) and his companions and household in Karbala. Marsiya has been since written and recited in order to mourning the tragic events ...


Metadata For A Web Archive: Premis And Xmp As Tools For The Task, Laurentia Romaniuk Feb 2014

Metadata For A Web Archive: Premis And Xmp As Tools For The Task, Laurentia Romaniuk

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In a time where websites are ever changing, what metadata standards and tools are best for ensuring that web archive objects (such as snapshots of websites) are readable for users of the future? Can the evolution of web interfaces be documented? Initiatives that explore these questions already exist such as the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine (which stores source code from websites along with images); however, other archive building solutions are also available but have yet to be explored. The field of digital asset management (DAM), for example, has long examined how assets (digital files) are stored, organized, retrieved, and ...