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Literacy Library And The Functional Literacy Skills Of The 21st Century Adult Learners, Sunday Olawale Olaniran Jan 2020

Literacy Library And The Functional Literacy Skills Of The 21st Century Adult Learners, Sunday Olawale Olaniran

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Literacy and library are like Siamese twins that cannot be separated. Society draw literacy skills from the libraries the same way an individual draws from his memory to meet his immediate information needs. Examined in this paper is the relevance of literacy library to the functional literacy need of the 21st Century adult learners. Literacy library is conceptualised as a special library provision targeted at adult members of the society who have enrolled or willing to enrol in a learning programme. Key features of Literacy library are outlined, followed by brief description of specific materials relevant to the 21 ...


Effect Of Using “Just-In-Time Teaching (Jitt)” Method And “Modified Lecture” Method In Teaching Cataloguing And Classification Courses In Anambra State, Tochukwu Victor Nwankwo, Angela Ifeoma Ndanwu Mrs, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Mrs May 2019

Effect Of Using “Just-In-Time Teaching (Jitt)” Method And “Modified Lecture” Method In Teaching Cataloguing And Classification Courses In Anambra State, Tochukwu Victor Nwankwo, Angela Ifeoma Ndanwu Mrs, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was designed to investigate the effect of just-in time on the academic achievement and interest of students offering cataloguing and classification course in Anambra State. In other to effectively carry out the study, it adopted the quasi experimental design particularly the pretest and posttest non-equivalent control group. The sample for the study comprised of 81 students from 2 selected tertiary schools (Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; and Federal Polytechnic Oko) out of five tertiary schools in the area using purposive random sampling technique. The instrument for data collection was Cataloguing and Classification Achievement Test (CCAT) validated by two lectures ...


A Consolidation Of Challenges Faced By School Libraries In Developing Countries, Liah Shonhe Mar 2019

A Consolidation Of Challenges Faced By School Libraries In Developing Countries, Liah Shonhe

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Achieving quality education is a challenge for many developing countries. One of the problems leading to this challenge is the inability of governments to invest in the development and management of effective school libraries. The school library is a hub of knowledge for students and teachers. Thus, it plays a paramount role in the ability of students to achieve the desired level of literacy and numeracy. As a result, school libraries need to be fully equipped and have effective library services to support the teaching and learning process. This paper enumerates the problems that hinder effective school library services in ...


Questioning The Dogma Of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker Dec 2018

Questioning The Dogma Of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This article examines the dogmatic celebration of Banned Books Week in libraries in the United States through Foucault's notion of the speaker's benefit and the repressive hypothesis. Given that the books featured during Banned Books Week are not legally banned, but actually widely available, it appears this celebration does more for the identity of the field of librarianship than it does to fight censorship.


Availability And Use Of Internet-Based Library Services Among Lecturers In Selected Polytechnics In Ogun State Nigeria, Henry Chukwudi John, Abimbola O. Fagbe, Taiwo A. Egbeyemi Jul 2018

Availability And Use Of Internet-Based Library Services Among Lecturers In Selected Polytechnics In Ogun State Nigeria, Henry Chukwudi John, Abimbola O. Fagbe, Taiwo A. Egbeyemi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Internet has become a vital tool in teaching, research and learning process in Nigeria higher institutions and across the whole world. Research has indicated that most users tend to begin their information searches via the internet, using various search engine such as Google, Wikipedia etc. rather than using WebPAC or Card catalogue in the library. For such users, a visit to their library is unnecessary and a waste of precious time. This has led to a great challenge in the academic libraries. This study investigate the Availability and Use of Internet Base Library Services among Lecturers in Selected ...


Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye Feb 2018

Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The use and continuous use of the website in the developed countries universities are predominant, and the developing countries universities are heightening their effort in the aspect of education technology. The reason why one university website is better than the other concerning quality and accessibility is the focus of this study and this prompt evaluation of 141 Universities in Nigeria across the Federal, State, and the Private ownership. We opted for a hybrid approach to cover the gap in the previous studies. WebQual and SITEQUAL as a framework is adopted based on the web analytical tools. The study contributes theoretically ...


Redeeming The Information Overload: A Case Study On Doon University , Dehradun, Manoj Kumar Pant Mr., Udita Negi Mrs Aug 2015

Redeeming The Information Overload: A Case Study On Doon University , Dehradun, Manoj Kumar Pant Mr., Udita Negi Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Higher education in India is in a process of transition, from traditional, colonial and static system to a more competitive system based on global market philosophy. The present survey provides an insight to the status of information awareness and literacy among the students of Doon University. Thus, there is a pressing need for empirical analyses to identify the extent to which university students are information-literate.


Cataloging And Classification Skills Of Library And Information Science Practitioners In Their Workplaces: A Case Analysis, David A. Cabonero, Russell B. Dolendo Jan 2013

Cataloging And Classification Skills Of Library And Information Science Practitioners In Their Workplaces: A Case Analysis, David A. Cabonero, Russell B. Dolendo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information resources are useless when access is not provided. This fundamental function is within the concept of cataloging. Thus, cataloging is an essential process that provides access to all acquired information resources of the library for it allows people to find information needed for their personal and professional growth and development. It also provides access points to information resources in a way that users will be able to find the need information or resources.

With this, the study determined the cataloging and classification skills of library and information science graduates which is centered on assessing the cataloging and classification skills ...