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Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh Oct 2019

Digital Addiction: A Conceptual Overview, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Digital addiction referred to an impulse control disorder that involves the obsessive use of digital devices, digital technologies, and digital platforms, i.e. internet, video game, online platforms, mobile devices, digital gadgets, and social network platform. It is an emerging domain of Cyberpsychology (Singh, Amarjit Kumar and Pawan Kumar Singh; 2019), which explore a problematic usage of digital media, device, and platforms by being obsessive and excessive. This article analyses, reviewed the current research, and established a conceptual overview on the digital addiction. The research literature on digital addiction has proliferated. However, we tried to categories the digital addiction ...


Research Performance Of Top Universities In Karnataka: Based On Scopus Citation Index, Kodanda Rama, C. P. Ramasesh Sep 2019

Research Performance Of Top Universities In Karnataka: Based On Scopus Citation Index, Kodanda Rama, C. P. Ramasesh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Paper furnishes the results of the analysis of citations of research papers covered by Scopus database of Elsevier, USA. The coverage of the database is complete; citations depicted by Scopus upto June 2019 are considered. Study projects the research performance of six well established top universities in the state of Karnataka with regard the number of research papers covered by scholarly journals and number of scholars who have cited these research papers. Also projected is the average citations per research paper and h-Index of authors. Paper also projects the performance of top faculty members who are involved in contributing research ...


Gentrification Of Bibliotheca For The Digital Citizens, Ritu Nagpal Sep 2019

Gentrification Of Bibliotheca For The Digital Citizens, Ritu Nagpal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Bringing together the multi-folded facets of the various disciplines across the globe, the role of Libraries, the bibliotheca is transforming. The surging demand for the information in todays’ digital world, has been substantially changing the role of libraries. The Libraries are altering their roles by providing enhanced & enriched set of services. The patrons of this Digital civilization and the fresh entries alongwith the extension to this collection of tools and services has also changed. Prabha, Chandra, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Lawrence Olszewski, and Lillie Jenkins calls todays’ world as “overloaded information environment”. This study on Gentrification of Bibliotheca for the Digital ...


Theft, Mutilation And Misplacement Of Academic Library Resources: A Study Of Selected Colleges Of Csjmu, Kanpur, Up, Ramreek Kumar Pandey Sep 2019

Theft, Mutilation And Misplacement Of Academic Library Resources: A Study Of Selected Colleges Of Csjmu, Kanpur, Up, Ramreek Kumar Pandey

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This is a information era, where libraries are playing a very vital role for the academic institutions for students, research scholars and faculty members. Libraries are providing information resources, services and documents for thier user without any biasing. it is very unfortunate that some users are doing some miss chief activities with intension or it may be without intention which put library staff in trouble. it may be in form of thieft or it may missplacement of library resources.The present study focused on librarian response towards theft, mutilation and misplacement of library resources in College libraries in CSJMU, Kanpur ...


Studying Relationship Between Citation And Altmetrics Of Top Chemistry Researches’ Articles, Mozhdeh Salajeghe, Javad Zaraat Pisheh, Adel Soleimani Nejad Sep 2019

Studying Relationship Between Citation And Altmetrics Of Top Chemistry Researches’ Articles, Mozhdeh Salajeghe, Javad Zaraat Pisheh, Adel Soleimani Nejad

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract:

The main objective of the present research is to examine the relationship between the number of citations and the level of altmetrics for testing the validity of these new metrics, at least in terms of being alignment with the test established index. The present research population consist of articles from the top chemistry writers that were profiled at the Scopus Citation Database in 2010. Sample research is the articles by 20 top author. The present research is applied in terms of purpose, and is descriptive and correlative in terms of data collection. Data extraction was performed using Webometric analyst ...


Recent Trends, Current Research In Cyberpsychology: A Literature Review, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh Aug 2019

Recent Trends, Current Research In Cyberpsychology: A Literature Review, Amarjit Kumar Singh, Pawan Kumar Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cyberpsychology refers to the study of the mind and behavior in the context of interactions with technology. It is an emerging branch, which has focused on the psychological aspects connected to the increasing presence and usages of technology in modern lives. This paper traces recent advancement and trends of Cyberpsychology is an emerging domain of knowledge and goes on the give a literature review of the same. An analysis of the recent research and literature covering 300 most relevant research papers from the period of 2012 to 15, August 2019 was conducted to determine and shape the research pattern based ...


Bioinformatics Research In India During 2009-2018: A Scientometric Analysis, Shriram Pandey, Manoj Kumar Verma Dr., Ravi Kumar Shukla Aug 2019

Bioinformatics Research In India During 2009-2018: A Scientometric Analysis, Shriram Pandey, Manoj Kumar Verma Dr., Ravi Kumar Shukla

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of the present study is to analyze the productivity growth of Bioinformatics research publications in India during the period (2009-2018). The primary data was collected from the Scopus database. The study examine scientific productivity on various scientometrics parameters i.e. year wise growth rate of publications, most productive authors name and their no. of publications, subject wise distribution of publications, source title, significant keywords, affiliations, funding agencies, after the analysis it has been found that the highest number of 348 research papers were published in the year 2018 and Chakraborty, C. was most productive author with 20 contribution ...


Editing Scholarly Communication In The Age Of Information And Communication Technology, Philip Chike Aghadiuno Jul 2019

Editing Scholarly Communication In The Age Of Information And Communication Technology, Philip Chike Aghadiuno

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The need to properly edit typed-written manuscripts before they are published is not new in the academic circles. What is relatively new is that editing tasks can be handled with the aid of a word processor through “Track Changes,” a useful feature on Microsoft Word which keeps track of the editors activities on the drafts. This paper examines the practice of editing scholarly communication vis-à-vis the application of modern technologies to ensure manuscripts meet acceptable publishing requirements in all matters of grammar, usage, style, diction, spelling, punctuation, among others.


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 ...


Awareness Of E-Journals Among Library Users In University Of Delhi And Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow: A Study, Divyanshu Gupta, Manir Uddin Ansari May 2019

Awareness Of E-Journals Among Library Users In University Of Delhi And Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow: A Study, Divyanshu Gupta, Manir Uddin Ansari

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In this digital environment, the use of electronic resources is very common and as of today almost all the libraries compatible with electronic resources. Both the Universities has the collection open as well as the subscribed database. The present study is on the use of e-journals by the research scholars in the libraries of the University of Delhi (DU) and Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), Lucknow. It is intended to evaluate the purpose, types, problems in assessing the e-journals. The finding of the study revealed that a greater number of users from both the university use e-journals for their study ...


Citations V/S Altmetric Attention Score: A Comparison Of Top 10 Highly Cited Papers In Nature, Rajendra Babu, Rajendra Babu, Vysakh C May 2019

Citations V/S Altmetric Attention Score: A Comparison Of Top 10 Highly Cited Papers In Nature, Rajendra Babu, Rajendra Babu, Vysakh C

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims to analyze the correlation between citations and altmetric score of top 10 highly cited papers in Nature by extracting the data from Google metrics. It tries to investigate whether a highly cited paper has high altmetric score or not by using correlation method and the result show that there exists a high correlation. The study found that Mendeley is the main medium through which scientific papers are being disseminated more and contributing to the altmetric score intensely. The country wise tweeting data show that U.S and U.K holds the first and second position in tweeting ...


A Webometric Analysis Of Select Knowledge Portals Of National Repute In India, Tabasum Maqbool May 2019

A Webometric Analysis Of Select Knowledge Portals Of National Repute In India, Tabasum Maqbool

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study is to understand the performance of knowledge portal of national repute in India on webometric scale and shall also assist admins of the select sites to take corrective measures if needed and also visualize a better and more efficient web presence. The study has selected the reputed knowledge portals of national importance for assessing their impact and performance in terms of webometrics. The investigator selected Alexa web ranking portal (https://www.alexa.com/) for harvesting the required data for select web portals. Besides, to gauge the revised web impact factor (RWIF) Developer Shed, an Open ...


Library Automation, Bhagvan Keshav Gavit Prof Apr 2019

Library Automation, Bhagvan Keshav Gavit Prof

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

It is a good impact of computers and data technology and its application on the libraries because of that a method of great amendment is happening in libraries. Modern technology is tending to alter radically the nature of our society and affect the prevailing economic, political and social values and libraries are also in the process. Industrialized countries were the primary to understand that within the context of stock of data, classical approaches concerning storage, retrieval and utilization of the information were no longer adequate and effective which the answer lay in creating fullest use of recent developments in physics ...


Authorship And Collaboration Pattern In Srels Journal Of Information Management During 2008-2017: An Evaluation, Sunil Kumar Yadav, S N. Singh, Manoj Kumar Verma Apr 2019

Authorship And Collaboration Pattern In Srels Journal Of Information Management During 2008-2017: An Evaluation, Sunil Kumar Yadav, S N. Singh, Manoj Kumar Verma

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is an evaluation of authorship and collaboration pattern in SRELS Journal of Information Management during 2008-2017. Total 578 articles published during the study period out of which 196 articles are published by single author and rest 386 articles are published by two or more than two authors. It is clear from the study that multiple authorship pattern is prominent in the journal. In the study it has been counted that the average collaboration index is 1.86, average collaboration coefficient is 0.36, average degree of collaboration is 0.66, average relative growth rate is 0.32 ...


Digital Footprint For The Personal Branding Of Librarians In The Digital Society, Dattatraya Trayambak Kalbande Mar 2019

Digital Footprint For The Personal Branding Of Librarians In The Digital Society, Dattatraya Trayambak Kalbande

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose:-The use of academic profiling sites is becoming more common, and emerging technologies boost researchers’ visibility and exchange of ideas. In this paper highlighted profiling sites. These sites are Research Gate, Academia.edu, Google Scholar Citations, Researcher ID and ORCID, Scopus ID, Blogs, Personal Websites etc.

Design/methodology/approach:- The paper adopts the methodology of simple literature review and personal practical experience. The paper reveals a practical case of digital footprint management.

Findings:- Due to the need for librarians to embrace the unleashed steps in creating a digital footprint of themselves in the present dynamic information environment and emerging ...


Mapping The Research Publications Pattern Of Faculties Of Library And Information Science Department, Mizoram University, Aizawl From 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study, Ravi Kumar Shukla, Sanjay Kumar Singh Prof., Manoj Kumar Verma Dr. Mar 2019

Mapping The Research Publications Pattern Of Faculties Of Library And Information Science Department, Mizoram University, Aizawl From 2008-2017: A Bibliometric Study, Ravi Kumar Shukla, Sanjay Kumar Singh Prof., Manoj Kumar Verma Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper focuses on the mapping of library and information science research publication output of the faculty member of the department of library and information science (DLIS), Mizoram University (MZU) during the period of ten years i.e. (2008-2017). The detailed curriculum vitae of faculty members of DLIS were obtained and bibliographic information of their papers was recorded. The study deals with 279 publications of DLIS, MZU. The present study examines and analysis that the DLIS output by different patterns such as the form of publication, the relative growth rate of publications, doubling time for publications, annual growth rate (AGR ...


Researchgate Profiles Of Naval Architecture Scientists In India: An Altmetric Analysis, Sheeja Nk, Susan Mathew K. Feb 2019

Researchgate Profiles Of Naval Architecture Scientists In India: An Altmetric Analysis, Sheeja Nk, Susan Mathew K.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims to conduct an altmetrics analysis of researchers on Indian Naval Architecture. The study covered sixty-fourfacultymembersonNaval Architecture discipline from six higher education institutions in India. The profile page of ResearchGate (RG) was visited to collect altmetrics indicators. The study also tried to perform scientometric analysis of publication outputs, citations and H-index of the researchers using the Scopus database. The study further investigated the correlation of altmetrics and scientometric indicators with Pearson correlation test. The study found that the 65 percent of the researchers has an account in RG with their publications being uploaded in RG. Most of them ...


Citations Analysis Of Lis Theses Submitted To Kuvempu University And University Of Mysore, Vinay Kumar D, Sangeetha M Jan 2019

Citations Analysis Of Lis Theses Submitted To Kuvempu University And University Of Mysore, Vinay Kumar D, Sangeetha M

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A Citation analysis on 8289 citations cited in 59 LIS doctoral theses submitted to Kuvempu University (15 theses) and University of Mysore (44 theses) has been carried out to know the citation pattern. The data was collected using Shodhganga e-theses database. The study found that a total of 6883 journal citations were cited in 59 theses. The journal ‘Scientometrics’ has been cited 651 times and stands first in the rank list of journals. Annals of Library and Information Studies which is an Indian LIS journal stands in the third position in the rank list with 130 citations. The Bradford’s ...


Scientific Publications Of Goa University As Reflected In Web Of Science Database During 2008 – 2017, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar Jan 2019

Scientific Publications Of Goa University As Reflected In Web Of Science Database During 2008 – 2017, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Web of Science is a major citation database which provides access to the world’s leading scholarly literature. The University of Goa is the only premier higher education institutes which cater to the educational needs of the Goa. The present study evaluates the research productivity of University of Goa-based on the data collected from Web of Science over a period of ten years from 2008 to 2017. This article studied the publication pattern, trend, collaboration with different organizations, institutions, R&D Centres and different nations. Top funding agencies in Science and Technology field research performance of faculty members of Goa ...


Scientometric Study Of Literature On Osteoporosis In Children For The Period 1950 -2018, Pi Janaarthanan Mr, K Nithyanandham Dr, Munusmay Natarajan Dr Jan 2019

Scientometric Study Of Literature On Osteoporosis In Children For The Period 1950 -2018, Pi Janaarthanan Mr, K Nithyanandham Dr, Munusmay Natarajan Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A scientometric study has been conducted on the literature published on osteoporosis in children during the year 1950-2018. From the total literature 4837, it was found that during 2011-15, the maximum (855, 17.69%) of literatures were published and the minimum 7(0.145%) during 1950-55. The study has been done for authorship pattern and they are ranked. Journals are also ranked as per the number of articles published. The Language wise contribution was also calculated and found that the maximum articles were on English language, seconded by German, etc. United Nation contributed the maximum number of (1817) articles. The ...


The Role Of Academic Libraries In Creating Oral History Collection, Leili Seifi, Raziye Kazemi, Shahnaz Khademizadeh Jan 2019

The Role Of Academic Libraries In Creating Oral History Collection, Leili Seifi, Raziye Kazemi, Shahnaz Khademizadeh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims at reviewing the role and place of academic libraries in creating oral history collections with the aim of its preservation and application in these libraries. The research methodology is systematic review. To this end, the related studies were searched and identified from 10 international databases in 1983 to 2019. Out of which 23 most related ones were used for present study. For validation purpose, other experts than research team were used. The research findings indicated that academic libraries could stabilize their role and place in creating collections based on oral history through its identification, preservation, promotion and ...


Use Of Electronic Security Systems In The Security Of Information Resources In Federal University Libraries In Southern Nigeria, Chioma Augusta Ezeabasili Dec 2018

Use Of Electronic Security Systems In The Security Of Information Resources In Federal University Libraries In Southern Nigeria, Chioma Augusta Ezeabasili

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract The paper was on use of electronic security systems in the security of information resources in Federal University Libraries in Southern Nigeria. This study adopted descriptive survey research design. The population comprised of one hundred and eleven (111) academic Librarians drawn from the Seven University Libraries that use the electronic security systems. The Universities are University of Benin, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, University of Portharcourt, Federal University of Technology, Akure, University of Lagos, Federal University of Agriculture, Umudike and University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The instruments used for the data collection were observation checklist and structured questionnaire. The data obtained ...


Context Analysis Of Top Seven Retracted Articles: Should Retraction Watch Revisit The List?, Rosy Jan, Shohar Bano, Ikhlaq Ur Rehman Syed, Midhat Mehraj Dec 2018

Context Analysis Of Top Seven Retracted Articles: Should Retraction Watch Revisit The List?, Rosy Jan, Shohar Bano, Ikhlaq Ur Rehman Syed, Midhat Mehraj

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Significant and serious scientific misconduct in a research article leads to its retraction. Citing such articles further perpetuates the erroneous work. An article unknowingly builds on false claims of a

retracted article, the new and unsuspicious article may compromise the integrity of the scientific literature. This type of implicit dependency on a retracted article can be highly risky and harmful. Thus the focus of the study is to identify the journals citing the retracted articles with emphasis on the examination of context of citations received by top seven highly cited retracted papers identified and listed by Retraction watch. In-depth analysis ...


Open Science: A Review On Open Peer Review Literature, Oluwaseyi Wusu Nov 2018

Open Science: A Review On Open Peer Review Literature, Oluwaseyi Wusu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Peer review truly, is the king in scientific communication –however, traditional peer review has been accused of many irregularities such as inconsistency and unrealistic peer reviewing, methodology flaws, and the likes. Despite all these irregularities, scholars still believe in peer review but new ways of opening up peer reviews are encouraged. There were high levels of backing for most of the attributes of OPR, such as disclosing identities of reviewers, open reports, open interaction, open platform, commenting on the final-version of published articles or data. Furthermore, the idea of supplementing pre-publication peer review with some form of post-publication evaluation would ...


Major Trends In Lis Research: A Bibliometric Analysis, Oluwaseyi H. Wusu, Nneka G. Lazarus Nov 2018

Major Trends In Lis Research: A Bibliometric Analysis, Oluwaseyi H. Wusu, Nneka G. Lazarus

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study provides an overview of the Library and Information Science (LIS) research from 1980 through 2017. We employ bibliometric and text mining analyses on a sample of 500 most cited articles to examine the impact of factors such as number of authors, enhanced institutions, document types and keywords on the number of citations that they received. We also investigate major trends in LIS research literature including contribution of different countries, variations across publication years and identifying active research areas and major journal outlets. This study serves as a resource for future studies on LIS trends demonstrating the attributes of ...


Identifying Electronic Information Resources In Economics: A Content Analysis, Suboohi Siddiqui Oct 2018

Identifying Electronic Information Resources In Economics: A Content Analysis, Suboohi Siddiqui

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this paper is to explore the availability of various types of E-resources in the field of Economics on select library websites of Universities in Delhi. It highlights both the common and different types of E-resources available on three different library websites with special reference to Economics. The paper is primarily based on a content analysis conducted to explore the Library Websites/Subject Portal of the three select Universities in Delhi for finding out the availability of E-resources in the field of Economics.


A Bibliometric Analysis Of "Health Cloud" Scientific's Productions, Mahboobe Shokoohian, Asefeh Asemi, Ahmad Shabania, Mozafar Cheshme Sohrabi Sep 2018

A Bibliometric Analysis Of "Health Cloud" Scientific's Productions, Mahboobe Shokoohian, Asefeh Asemi, Ahmad Shabania, Mozafar Cheshme Sohrabi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Introduction: Cloud computing is an innovative paradigm meeting the user's demand for accessing a shared source comprising adjustable computational sources, such as servers and applied programs. An increase in the costs of information technology, emerging problems with updating software and hardware, and expanded storage volume, make it possible to utilize cloud-based health information cases. Organizations have focused on cloud platform-based services as a new opportunity to develop the software industry for healthcare. The aim of the research is to conduct a bibliometric study of the scientific productions on "health cloud".

Methodology: The present study, applied in nature, was ...


Institutional Repository Based Open Access Scholarly Publishing System: A Conceptual Model, W.M. Tharanga D. Ranasinghe, Jun Min Chung Sep 2018

Institutional Repository Based Open Access Scholarly Publishing System: A Conceptual Model, W.M. Tharanga D. Ranasinghe, Jun Min Chung

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Although Institutional repositories have been used as a strategy to improve the access to traditional scholarly content (such as e-prints) very often, their role in scholarly publishing has been discussed for a long time. Present study investigates the role of institutional repository as a scholarly publishing platform, and intends to propose an open access scholarly publishing model based on institutional repositories. For that purpose, related literature is reviewed to identify the current trends in scholarly publishing, open access movement and institutional repositories. Moreover, features of selected institutional repositories are discussed along with features of widely used institutional repository software platforms ...


Awareness Of Web 2.0 Technology In The Academic Libraries : An Islamabad Perspective, Abid Hussain Hussain Aug 2018

Awareness Of Web 2.0 Technology In The Academic Libraries : An Islamabad Perspective, Abid Hussain Hussain

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Purpose

The main purpose of this study is to determine the awareness and extent use of Web 2.0 technology in the academic libraries of Islamabad, Pakistan.

Design/methodology/approach

The survey research methods was employed in this exploratory study through google forms on Awareness of Web 2.0 tools, the questionnaire were distributed among 100 library professionals of 43 Public and private sector universities based on Islamabad were selected for this study,72 questionnaires were received, showing a response rate of 72% per cent , the data were scrutinized and tabulated using MS Excel 2010 and SPSS.

Findings –The ...


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 ...