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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 ...


Library Services For The Visually Impaired: Case Study Of Academic Libraries In Ghana, Imoro Osman, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa Jan 2020

Library Services For The Visually Impaired: Case Study Of Academic Libraries In Ghana, Imoro Osman, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The library has always been acknowledged as the hub of information to all in the academic environment. However, library services for the visually impaired in developing countries is often constrained due to social, financial and logistical challenges (Rowland, 2008; Hopkins, 2000; Willoughby, 1990). This study therefore examined the provision of library services for the visually impaired in three public universities in Ghana. The study adopted both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the quantitative aspect of the study whiles case study research design was used for the qualitative aspect of the study. The population ...


Barriers To Publication: Stories Of Ph.D. Students From Malaysian Universities, Lantip Diat Prasojo Prasojo, Akhmad Habibi, Muhammad Sofwan, Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob, Amirul Mukminin, Lia Yuliana Oct 2019

Barriers To Publication: Stories Of Ph.D. Students From Malaysian Universities, Lantip Diat Prasojo Prasojo, Akhmad Habibi, Muhammad Sofwan, Mohd Faiz Mohd Yaakob, Amirul Mukminin, Lia Yuliana

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aimed at elaborating barriers to publication perceived by doctoral (Ph.D.) students from Malaysian universities. We interviewed 7 Ph.D. students from 3 Malaysian universities. Besides, we also distributed a survey instrument to 125 participants who attended doctoral programs in 12 Malaysian universities. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the interview data. Meanwhile, descriptive statistics, t-test, and ANOVA were applied for the survey data analysis. Findings revealed some external barriers such as lack of funding for publication fee, lack of funding for professional translators, a response time of the reviewers, negative results of the review, and difficulties in ...


Use Of Electronic Resources By Postgraduate Students In University Of Cape Coast, Emmanuel Manu Agyapong Mr, Kwaku Anhwere Barfi Mr, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa Ms Sep 2019

Use Of Electronic Resources By Postgraduate Students In University Of Cape Coast, Emmanuel Manu Agyapong Mr, Kwaku Anhwere Barfi Mr, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa Ms

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates the use of electronic resources by postgraduate students in University of Cape Coast (UCC). It specifically targets first year postgraduate students of UCC. Awareness, usage, training, and access were explored. A survey method was employed and a structured questionnaire was utilized to solicit data. The findings revealed that, though students are aware of electronic resources, they do not fully utilize them to support their academic pursuit due to poor level of information literacy skills. However, few students had not participated in all information literacy skills training organized by the library. Results from the study showed that, significant ...


Determining Structural Relationship Between Knowledge Management And Creativity With The Mediating Role Of Psychological Empowerment Among Staff Of Departments Of Education In Qom, Iran, Reza Jafari Harandi, Zahra Torkzadeharani, Mohaddeseh Bita Sep 2019

Determining Structural Relationship Between Knowledge Management And Creativity With The Mediating Role Of Psychological Empowerment Among Staff Of Departments Of Education In Qom, Iran, Reza Jafari Harandi, Zahra Torkzadeharani, Mohaddeseh Bita

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is aimed to determine the structural relationship between knowledge management (KM) and creativity with the mediating role of psychological empowerment (PE) among the staff of departments of education in Qom Province, Iran. The present study is a correlational descriptive research. The statistical population includes all the staff of the departments of education in Qom Province, out of whom 200 are selected as the sample. Four questionnaires are used to collect the preliminary data for testing the hypotheses: Hemmati Knowledge Management Questionnaire (2010), Randsip's Creativity Questionnaire (1979), and Spritzer's Psychometric Empowerment Questionnaire (1995). The validity of ...


Exploring Dimensional Constructs Of Digital Literacy Skills For Higher Education, Israel R. Odede, Glenrose Jiyane Sep 2019

Exploring Dimensional Constructs Of Digital Literacy Skills For Higher Education, Israel R. Odede, Glenrose Jiyane

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Digital literacy is essentially an indispensable skill as technology is rapidly evolving and so is advancement in information resources, especially digital resources. As the use of digital resources continue to rise within higher institutions of learning, students are expected to develop the required digital literacy skills. Digital literacy skill is a basic requirement for students to function effectively in the information society, which is experiencing a paradigm shift from print resources to digital resources. Hence, digital literacy skill becomes very important since the use of digital resources depend on the competences in using digital resources. In the fast-growing knowledge society ...


Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha Sep 2019

Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study focused on ascertaining the challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources by Economics Education students’ in South East NigeriaThe study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Samples were drawn using a purposive sampling technique in selecting four hundred and ninety-two (492) Economics Education students’ from the study area. Data was collected using a validated 4-point Likert rated questionnaire for challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources (QCAUER) instrument with a reliability coefficient of 0.72. Two research questions and two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Frequency count and simple Percentage was used to ...


Documenting Undocumented Motives Influencing The Career Choice Of The First-Year Science And Math Student Teachers In Indonesia, Amirul Mukminin, Masbirorotni Masbirorotni, Lenny Marzulina, Dian Erlina, Akhmad Habibi, Fridiyanto Fridiyanto, Mia Aina, Nunung Fajaryani, Nurulanningsih Nurulanningsih Sep 2019

Documenting Undocumented Motives Influencing The Career Choice Of The First-Year Science And Math Student Teachers In Indonesia, Amirul Mukminin, Masbirorotni Masbirorotni, Lenny Marzulina, Dian Erlina, Akhmad Habibi, Fridiyanto Fridiyanto, Mia Aina, Nunung Fajaryani, Nurulanningsih Nurulanningsih

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of this study was to investigate the motives that were instrumental in driving the first-year science and math student teachers to be a teacher at one public university in Sumatra, Indonesia. A questionnaire and semi-structured interviews were used to collect the data. 378 participants completed questionnaires consisting of 318 females and 60 males while the interview data were collected from voluntary participants. The data of the fulfilled questionnaires were calculated as percentage of their whole results while the data of the interviews were carefully analysed by looking at the responses from all interviewees. Our results indicated that there ...


Utilization Of Statistics For Provision Of Business Information: Implementation Of Α-Sutte Indicator On Provision Of Stock Movement Prediction Information, Nuning Kurniasih, Ansari Saleh Ahmar, Nanik Kurniawati Sep 2019

Utilization Of Statistics For Provision Of Business Information: Implementation Of Α-Sutte Indicator On Provision Of Stock Movement Prediction Information, Nuning Kurniasih, Ansari Saleh Ahmar, Nanik Kurniawati

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Current information services are dealing with big data that is freely accessible. Companies providing information services and products need to develop creativity and innovation to maintain their existence. In this paper, we offer that information specialist can add value to information. The added value is given through an analysis of information that is relevant to user needs. The Research and Development Method can be used to develop a framework for service information products and services, and bridge the gap between the theories studied in higher education and the needs of the industry. α-Sutte Indicator can be used to predict ...


Citation Rates For Ohio State Graduate Theses & Dissertations: Trends, Surprises, And Inaccuracies, Daniel S. Dotson Sep 2019

Citation Rates For Ohio State Graduate Theses & Dissertations: Trends, Surprises, And Inaccuracies, Daniel S. Dotson

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Ohio State University’s holdings of graduate theses and dissertations were examined to determine if highly-downloaded titles tended to be highly-cited. The study found that citation rates were highly variable and did not necessarily correspond to download rates. This included very highly downloaded titles with low citation rates, and lesser-downloaded titles with high citation rates. The study found that Google Scholar, which was used to identify citation rates, too often counts theses and dissertations as a version of a different work with the same title, even if it is another format and sometimes with additional authors. This article will ...


The State Of The National Library Of Nigeria: Why The Nigeria Government Must Act Fast., Victor Tochukwu Ejechi Sep 2019

The State Of The National Library Of Nigeria: Why The Nigeria Government Must Act Fast., Victor Tochukwu Ejechi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Nigeria, like many other developing countries, is passing through a critical period of educational, economic, political and social development. This established a truism that such development cannot be achieved in isolation. It is therefore felt by many that if Nigeria is to achieve its full potential in these core areas of human growth, development of her national library is imperative. This article help to state the problems of the National Library of Nigeria and the possible Solutions and Recommendations.


Combined Correlational Effects Of Motivation, Emotional Intelligence And Human Capital Development On Job Satisfaction Of Librarians In Nigerian Public University Libraries, Japheth Abdulazeez Yaya Dr, Uloma Doris Onuoha Dr Aug 2019

Combined Correlational Effects Of Motivation, Emotional Intelligence And Human Capital Development On Job Satisfaction Of Librarians In Nigerian Public University Libraries, Japheth Abdulazeez Yaya Dr, Uloma Doris Onuoha Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated the combined correlational effects of motivation, emotional intelligence and human capital development on the job satisfaction of librarians in Nigerian public universities. A correlational survey research design was adopted. The study population consisted of 1,254 librarians in public university libraries in Nigeria, from which 923 were selected using simple random sampling. The research instrument used was a self-developed questionnaire. A response rate of 67.2% was achieved. Data were analysed using descriptive (percentage, mean, average mean and standard deviation) and inferential (ANOVA) statistics. The study revealed significant relationship among the combined contributions of motivation, emotional intelligence ...


Assessment Of Legal Depository Practices Of The National Library Of Nigeria And Compliance Of Publishers And Authors With Legal Deposit Obligations, Juliana O. Akidi Phd, Cln, Charles O. Omekwu Phd, Cln Jul 2019

Assessment Of Legal Depository Practices Of The National Library Of Nigeria And Compliance Of Publishers And Authors With Legal Deposit Obligations, Juliana O. Akidi Phd, Cln, Charles O. Omekwu Phd, Cln

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study assessed the legal depository practices of the National Library Nigeria (NLN) and compliance of publishers and authors with legal deposit obligations. Three objectives guided the study. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The instruments for data collection comprised questionnaire and checklist. A combination of purposive and complete census sampling techniques were used for data collection. For data analysis, the study adopted descriptive and inferential statistics, using mean and standard deviation, simple percentage was used for the observation checklist, while the null hypothesis was tested at 0.05 degree of significance using ANOVA. The findings revealed 15 ...


Influence Of Leadership Style On Conflict Management In Private University Libraries In South West And South-South, Nigeria, Susan Udoaku Ogbuiyi Jul 2019

Influence Of Leadership Style On Conflict Management In Private University Libraries In South West And South-South, Nigeria, Susan Udoaku Ogbuiyi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the influence of leadership style on conflict management in private university libraries in South-West and South-South Nigeria. The study employed the descriptive research design. Total enumeration was adopted because of few numbers of librarians in private and structured questionnaire were used to collect data. The instrument was validated using Cronbach’s Alpha. Data analysis involved both descriptive and inferential statistics such as percentage distributions, mean and standard deviation as well as regression analysis. The finding revealed that conflict management techniques used in the university libraries studied were collaborating and accommodating, followed by sharing. Avoidance and competing techniques ...


Stages Of Organisational Commitment Among Librarians In University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Iwat Udofia Dr., Ahiaoma Ibegwam Jul 2019

Stages Of Organisational Commitment Among Librarians In University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Iwat Udofia Dr., Ahiaoma Ibegwam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Visits to some university libraries, backed by evidence from previous research, reveal that librarians experience low levels commitment as reflected in the high rates of turnover and absenteeism. This seems prevalent at a time Nigeria as a country is grappling with harsh economic realities, when increased commitment and extra effort are being expected of all employees to boost performance and improve service delivery. Thus, the pursuit of a deeper understanding of the means by which commitment develops is critical and warrants empirical investigation. This study, therefore, is to determine the levels of organisational commitment among librarians in university ...


Analysis Of Research Output On Hockey At Global Level: A Scientometric Study, Tharmar K, Kalidasan R Jun 2019

Analysis Of Research Output On Hockey At Global Level: A Scientometric Study, Tharmar K, Kalidasan R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper examines the publication of the game of Hockey at global level indexed in web of science. The relevant data for the study has been extracted from the web of science database. The search term “Hockey” has been used as a keyword. A total of 3849 unique records over the year 1989 – 2016 have been downloaded and analyzed under various categories, out of 3849 records, only the top 10 records alone have been considered for this study. More number of articles was published in the year 2016. The authorship trend shows that, out of total 3849 published publication, It ...


Demographic Characteristics And Information Technology Competence Skills On The Use Of E-Portal Among Undergraduates In Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo, Christopher Omotunde, Opeyemi Omotunde Jun 2019

Demographic Characteristics And Information Technology Competence Skills On The Use Of E-Portal Among Undergraduates In Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo, Christopher Omotunde, Opeyemi Omotunde

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated the influence of demographic characteristics and information technology competence skills on the use of E-portal among undergraduates in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria. The findings revealed a positive significant relationship between IT competence skill and their use of e-portal (r= .190, p<0.05). Gender has a significant influence on the use of e-portal (t=2.071, p<0.05) also, respondents age has a significant influence on use of e-portal (F (3; 246) =2.892; p<0.05). The study concluded that IT competence skills and demographic characteristics of undergraduates have an influence on the use of E-portal. It is recommended that higher institutions of learning in Nigeria should further explore the potentials of E-portal for its teaching, learning and research.


Cloud Computing Adoption In Higher Education: A Comparative Study Between Public And Private Universities In Sub Saharan Africa, Valentina Arkorful Jun 2019

Cloud Computing Adoption In Higher Education: A Comparative Study Between Public And Private Universities In Sub Saharan Africa, Valentina Arkorful

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cloud computing is fast gaining a significant ground as a solution to offer institutions with competitive advantage compared to the old traditional Technology. Despite the potential benefits that is associated with cloud computing which includes reduction of total costs of acquisition or ownership (TCO) of hardware, software and skilled resources, the adoption level of cloud services is still very low in higher institutions of learning due to security issues, especially trust issues which remain a major concern over cloud solutions. The study was carried out in some selected public and private universities in sub Saharan Africa to determine the reason ...


Scientometric Mapping Of Research Output Of Nirf First Ranked Institute Of India: Iisc, Bangalore, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R. Jun 2019

Scientometric Mapping Of Research Output Of Nirf First Ranked Institute Of India: Iisc, Bangalore, Satish Kumar, Senthilkumar R.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study is aimed to investigate the scientific research productivity of India’s NIRF first ranked higher academic & research institute, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore for a period of 05 years during 2014-2018. A total of 12,130 research papers were retrieved as SCIE publication from WoS bibliographical database and analyzed. The study is focused to find out the year wise institutional contribution in research, compound annual growth rate, areas of interest, collaborating institutions and countries, mode of publications, research funding agencies, prolific journals, prolific authors, authorship pattern, degree of collaborations etc. Different scientometric tools and techniques were used ...


Evaluation Of The Availability And Use Of Information Resources And Services By Sandwich Students: A Case Study Of Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State., Albert O. Adetunji, Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun May 2019

Evaluation Of The Availability And Use Of Information Resources And Services By Sandwich Students: A Case Study Of Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State., Albert O. Adetunji, Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Part-time and Distance education is fast gaining global acceptance with millions of enrolments annually. Stakeholders have argued that, just like regular students, those who chose this mode of study deserve the highest quality services available. As a result, Library and Information service providers are seeking to understand this group of users in order to properly meet their information needs and design services that best fit their unique characteristics. The study thus examined the availability and use of Library and Information Services by Part-time, Students at Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria. A self administered questionnaire was used to gather data ...


Evaluating The Job Performance Of Librarians In Universities In South-East, Nigeria., Obinna A. Nwokike Phd, Vincent E. Unegbu Phd May 2019

Evaluating The Job Performance Of Librarians In Universities In South-East, Nigeria., Obinna A. Nwokike Phd, Vincent E. Unegbu Phd

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Job performance consists of a set of employees’ behaviours that are perceived to be in agreement with organizational goals that can be measured, monitored and assessed as an achievement at an individual level. The librarian’s job performance is that aspect of work behaviour that is of relevance to the library’s success. This paper presents findings from a self-rating questionnaire on the levels of job performance of librarians in universities in one region of Nigeria. The study was carried out using a cross-sectional survey design to collect data from 210 respondents in 21 universities based on total enumeration. Data ...


Adoption Of Web 2.0 Applications For Education By Students In Nigeria, Awele Adibi, Foluke Okocha May 2019

Adoption Of Web 2.0 Applications For Education By Students In Nigeria, Awele Adibi, Foluke Okocha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study entailed the survey of the use of Web 2.0 for educational purposes by the students in Nigeria. The sample of the study constituted of students from seven faculties and one center which were purposively selected. The study used a questionnaire as its instrument of data collection. Four hundred copies of the questionnaire were distributed among the sample, out of which 380 were returned and found usable. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to analyze the collected data. Statistical methods used for the analyses of the data were frequency distribution, cross tabulation, T-test, One-way ANOVA and ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Publications Of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia During The Year 2006-2017, Aquil Ahmed, Sulaiman Al-Reyaee Dr May 2019

Bibliometric Analysis Of Research Publications Of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia During The Year 2006-2017, Aquil Ahmed, Sulaiman Al-Reyaee Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates the research contributions of Al-Jouf University, Saudi Arabia in terms of its publication output during 2006-2017 as reflected through Scopus database. The study, using Microsoft Excel, analyses the year-wise research productivity, its citation impact, national and international collaborations, top collaborating institutions, subject-wise distribution of papers, journals used for communication, most preferred journals for publication, most prolific authors, number of citations received, and top cited papers of the University during the period under study. The paper concluded that Al-Jouf University is growing and improving in terms of research publication output.


The Strategies Required For Improving The Teaching Of Cost Accounting In Colleges Of Education In South-East, Nigeria, Nathaniel Ifeanyi Edeh, C. A. Obi, Ernest O. Ugwoke May 2019

The Strategies Required For Improving The Teaching Of Cost Accounting In Colleges Of Education In South-East, Nigeria, Nathaniel Ifeanyi Edeh, C. A. Obi, Ernest O. Ugwoke

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study determined the strategies for improving the teaching of cost accounting in Colleges of Education in South East Nigeria. Five research questions guided the study, while five null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population for this study was 123 comprising of 53 accounting lecturers from 3 federal universities and 70 accounting lecturers from state universities. The instrument for data collection was a structured 100-item questionnaire. The instrument was face-validated by 3 experts from the Department of Business Education, University of Nigeria Nsukka. Cronbach Alpha reliability technique was ...


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 ...


Inclusion Of The Economically Backward Students: Scope And Tenet Of Indian School Libraries, Sarthak Chakraborty, Sabuj Kumar Chaudhuri May 2019

Inclusion Of The Economically Backward Students: Scope And Tenet Of Indian School Libraries, Sarthak Chakraborty, Sabuj Kumar Chaudhuri

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aims to find out how far a school library can contribute in the issue of inclusion of the economically backward class students. Meanwhile the author has opined three major issues: Economical, Psychological and Societal as the reasons behind the school dropouts in India; while theoretical analyses have unveiled that the school library has enough scope and potential to reduce the dropout rate by offering several innovative approaches. Further, the author has investigated the reality and forwarded ten unique approaches (broadly classified into Library beyond school, Increase the reading habit and Empowerment of the student) which could be fruitful ...


The Relationship Between Spiritual Intelligence And Job Performance Among Clinical Nurses, Maryam Keramati, Hosein Ebrahimi, Asma Bameri, Mohammad Hasan Basirinezhad, Seyed Mohammad Mirhoseini, Reza Mohammadpourhodki May 2019

The Relationship Between Spiritual Intelligence And Job Performance Among Clinical Nurses, Maryam Keramati, Hosein Ebrahimi, Asma Bameri, Mohammad Hasan Basirinezhad, Seyed Mohammad Mirhoseini, Reza Mohammadpourhodki

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Nurses are among the most important human resources of hospitals. Nurses’ performance is affected by several factors including their spiritual intelligence. Spirituality can lead to higher commitment, productivity, and quality improvement in health services. This study aimed to determine the relationship between spiritual intelligence and job performance among nurses in southeast of Iran in 2017. In this cross-sectional study, 204 nurses working in teaching hospitals of Zabol city were assessed. The nurses were randomly selected by cluster sampling. The demographic characteristics were obtained by a checklist. The Job performance Scale and Spiritual Intelligence Scale were further used to assess the ...


Mapping Of Research Publication On Elearning In India During 2009-2018: A Scientometric Study, Shweta Gupta, Shriram Pandey May 2019

Mapping Of Research Publication On Elearning In India During 2009-2018: A Scientometric Study, Shweta Gupta, Shriram Pandey

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study presents an outlook of publication trends of eLearning research in the Indian scenario during the last ten years (2009-2018.). The data collected from the Scopus Database using the specific query statement. A total of 8181 publications in different forms (journals article, conference papers, book chapters, etc.) were being collated, tabulated and analyzed and inferences were drawn for the study. Further, annual growth rate (AGR) of papers; most prolifically authors, institutions; most cited papers; h-index; and citation status has been provided.


An Indian Based Mooc: An Overview, Lun Haumin, Margam Madhusudhan ,Associate Professor Apr 2019

An Indian Based Mooc: An Overview, Lun Haumin, Margam Madhusudhan ,Associate Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A massive open online course (MOOC) is a model for delivering learning content online to a large number of people. These are online courses with unrestricted numbers of participation and open accessibility. MOOC gained popularity during the early 2010s and have been presented as an alternative to the traditional instructional model, focused on the lecturing instructor and relying on digital content that is available to all students. The present study attempt to introduce all the MOOC available in India, compare them using Similarweb pro, explain why country like India needs MOOC, its challenges and provide few points to address for ...


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 ...