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Contribution And Impact Of Iisers : A Scientrometric Assessment Of Publications During 2010-14, Visakhi P Dr, Ritu Gupta Miss, B. M. Gupta Dr Dec 2015

Contribution And Impact Of Iisers : A Scientrometric Assessment Of Publications During 2010-14, Visakhi P Dr, Ritu Gupta Miss, B. M. Gupta Dr

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This paper analyzes 2542 research publications of the five Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) published during the last Five years (2010-14), as covered in SCOPUS International database. The study analyses characteristics of these publications such as the publication growth, research impact, national and international collaboration share, contribution and impact of authors and organizations, major areas of research, and preferred channels of research communications and characteristics of higher cited papers. The findings reveal that IISERs publications have witnessed an annual average growth rate of 34.92% and registered an average citation impact per paper of 9.90. About 33 ...


Investigating The Factors Affecting The Level Of Job Satisfaction Among The Librarians At Central Library Of Islamic Azad University Of District 3, Mitra Ghiasi, Safie Tahmasebi Limoni Dec 2015

Investigating The Factors Affecting The Level Of Job Satisfaction Among The Librarians At Central Library Of Islamic Azad University Of District 3, Mitra Ghiasi, Safie Tahmasebi Limoni

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This research aims at investigating the level of job satisfaction in librarians working at libraries of Islamic Azad University in District 3. The research has analytical-survey method and the questionnaire and statistical sample consist of 40 librarians at target libraries. To conduct this research, a model is first designed for evaluating the job satisfaction in librarians in the form of 6 dimensions and 31 variables and their job satisfaction is designed based on the model and calculated by considering the scores of 31 variables. Based on the findings, the librarians' job satisfaction at Islamic Azad University is in a proper ...


Creativity Of Librarians In Public Libraries: Case Study Of Public Libraries Of Fars Province (Iran), Ali Biranvand, Faramarz Soheili, Ali Akbar Khasseh Dec 2015

Creativity Of Librarians In Public Libraries: Case Study Of Public Libraries Of Fars Province (Iran), Ali Biranvand, Faramarz Soheili, Ali Akbar Khasseh

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Purpose: This paper aims to investigate the contextual conditions of creativity based on Oldham Model among the librarians of public libraries of Fars province.

Design/methodology/approach: The research uses a survey method. The study population was librarians of public libraries in Fars province. The data collection instrument was questionnaire. For data analysis, univariate T test and covariance analysis and variance analysis were used to evaluate correlation between the contextual conditions of creativity and its components.

Findings: In public libraries of Fars province, the required conditions for creativity of librarians was above average. The personal differences of librarians in ...


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

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

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Thinking And Making: Art And Craft In Library Of Congress Classification, Rochelle Smith Dec 2015

Thinking And Making: Art And Craft In Library Of Congress Classification, Rochelle Smith

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Why are art and craft so widely separated in the Library of Congress Classification (LC) System? All classification systems give insight into worldviews prevalent at the time they were created, and library systems are especially illustrative of the cultures and cultural moments which shaped them. The separation of art and craft in LC, in N and TT respectively, compared to their collocation in LC’s contemporaries, Dewey Decimal Classification and Cutter’s Expansive Classification, suggests divergent views of the arts within librarianship, illuminating American views on the relative definitions of art and craft from the mid-nineteenth through the early twentieth ...


A Comparative Study Of Use Of The Library And The Internet As Sources Of Information By Graduate Students In The University Of Ghana, Cynthia H. Kumah Dec 2015

A Comparative Study Of Use Of The Library And The Internet As Sources Of Information By Graduate Students In The University Of Ghana, Cynthia H. Kumah

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This study was conducted to compare Internet use and library use among graduate students. It was based on the assumption that graduate students use the Internet more than the library. Literature on library and the Internet were reviewed. The researcher adopted convenient sampling technique to select the sample for the study. Data was collected using questionnaires. Collected data was statistically analyzed and interpreted using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences. Findings of the study indicated students do not bypass the library in satisfying their information need. They use both the library and the Internet, although Internet usage was more ...


Scientometric Analysis Of Seaweed Research With Reference To Web Of Science, Ramasamy Kumaresan, Krishnan Vinitha, Kattari Kannan Dec 2015

Scientometric Analysis Of Seaweed Research With Reference To Web Of Science, Ramasamy Kumaresan, Krishnan Vinitha, Kattari Kannan

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A total of 5814 publications were published in seaweed research globally during the study period 2005 – 2014. The highest number of publications was published in 2014 with 883 (15.19%). The highest Total Local Citation Scores (TLCS) and Total Global Citation Scores (TGCS) were recorded in 2008, 2460 (14.99%) and 9724 (15.50%) respectively. The mean relative growth of seaweed research is 0.1015 and the average doubling time is 8.532. The collaborative research is predominant in seaweed research globally. The degree of collaboration is 0.947. Jeon, Y. J secure first position with 51 contributions (0.90 ...


Research On Knowledge Management In Pakistan: A Literature Review, Syed Rahmatullah Shah 4355910, Khalid Mahmood Dr. Dec 2015

Research On Knowledge Management In Pakistan: A Literature Review, Syed Rahmatullah Shah 4355910, Khalid Mahmood Dr.

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This research is about knowledge management in academics and organizational business practices of Pakistan. Research proceedings revealed that knowledge management is emerging as new concept and is getting grounds in Pakistani environment. Article reviews the knowledge management literature in and about Pakistan. An overview of knowledge management initiatives and attempts in any form were focus of this research. Knowledge management related information was collected by literature search through websites, research journal archives, and library catalogues. This research is of practical use for researchers and organizational management who are involved in knowledge management research and practices.


Influence Of Locus Of Control, Work Motivation And Information Use On Decision- Making Of Managers In The Aviation Industry In Nigeria., Olaronke O. Fagbola Dr, Sunday O. Popoola Dr Dec 2015

Influence Of Locus Of Control, Work Motivation And Information Use On Decision- Making Of Managers In The Aviation Industry In Nigeria., Olaronke O. Fagbola Dr, Sunday O. Popoola Dr

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This study discusses the influence of locus of control, work motivation and information use on decision making of managers in the aviation industry in Nigeria. Stratified random sampling method was used to select 1238 managers from five aviation parastatals in Nigeria out of which 945 responded. The response rate achieved was 76.3 percent. The study found that locus of control, work motivation and information use significantly influence decision making of the respondents. It is therefore recommended that aviation industry administrators and most especially policy makers in the industry should give due attention to locus of control, work motivation and ...


Influence Of Power And Career Progression On Job Satisfaction Of Library Personnel In The Federal Civil Service Of Nigeria., Adebayo Olufemi Fanimehin Dec 2015

Influence Of Power And Career Progression On Job Satisfaction Of Library Personnel In The Federal Civil Service Of Nigeria., Adebayo Olufemi Fanimehin

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This paper presents the findings of a correlational study on influence of power and career progression on job satisfaction of library personnel on the Federal Civil Service of Nigeria. Total enumeration technique was used to administer questionnaire on 450 respondents from 29 Federal ministries and 44 Extra-ministerial departments.

The response rate achieved was 94.67%. The study found out that there were significant relationships between power, career progression and job satisfaction of the respondents. It is recommended that library personnel should be more committed in professional duties and also exercise the rights of office to ensure professional fulfillment and ...


A Study On Evaluation Of Libraries Of Engineering Colleges Affiliated To Jntu - Anantapur As Per Aicte Norms, Srinivasa Raju Chemarthi, V Pulla Reddy Nov 2015

A Study On Evaluation Of Libraries Of Engineering Colleges Affiliated To Jntu - Anantapur As Per Aicte Norms, Srinivasa Raju Chemarthi, V Pulla Reddy

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Analysis of data collected from the librarians of 37 selected engineering colleges by simple random method out of 119 colleges affiliated to JNTU- Anantapur using a questionnaire reveals that majority of the engineering college libraries are fulfilling AICTE norms with regard to number of titles (75.68%) and volumes of books (83.78%) Majority of them are fulfilling AICTE norms with regard to subscription of national journals (56.75%) and international journals (75.68%), and are not fulfilling with regard to subscription of e-journals (97.30%). Majority of the libraries (91.90%) are fulfilling the norm with regard to number ...


Students’ Attitude To Cataloguing And Classification In An Academic Institution (The Case Of Federal Polytechnic Offa), Tunde Idris Yusuf Nov 2015

Students’ Attitude To Cataloguing And Classification In An Academic Institution (The Case Of Federal Polytechnic Offa), Tunde Idris Yusuf

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined the students’ attitude to cataloguing and classification in an academic institution using department of library and Information Science, federal polytechnic offa as a case study. It was a survey study and therefore questionnaire was the instrument for the collection of data. Random sampling method was used in selecting the sample from HND II, HND I and ND II students. The study revealed that some students perceived the courses as difficult with their practical which attributed to insufficient practical, also tradition method of teaching employed by lecturers teaching the courses makes the courses not interested. Recommendations among the ...


Graduate Students Internship Experience And Its Impact On Practical Skills Development In Lis Education: A Survey, Edonkumoh Victor Ebiye (Mlis) Nov 2015

Graduate Students Internship Experience And Its Impact On Practical Skills Development In Lis Education: A Survey, Edonkumoh Victor Ebiye (Mlis)

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study is carried out to identify graduate students internship experience and its impact on practical skills development in LIS Education. A survey design was adopted using a questionnaire as the main instrument for collecting data. The population consists of 120 postgraduate students of Library and Information Science, 30 PG Lecturers/coordinators in charge of internship and 50 Librarians/HOS of universities where internship has been carried out at the postgraduate level in two selected universities - Delta State University, Abraka and University of Calabar in Delta and Cross Rivers State all of South-South Nigeria. Data gathered were analyzed using simple ...


Information Seeking Behaviour Of Petroleum Engineers In Niger Delta Region Of Nigeria: A Survey, Edonkumoh Victor Ebiye (Mlis), Ngwuchukwu M. N (Phd), Emmanuel Agyo (Mlis) Nov 2015

Information Seeking Behaviour Of Petroleum Engineers In Niger Delta Region Of Nigeria: A Survey, Edonkumoh Victor Ebiye (Mlis), Ngwuchukwu M. N (Phd), Emmanuel Agyo (Mlis)

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The success of the petroleum industry at all levels depend largely on petroleum engineers’ awareness and access to relevant information for making sound Exploration and Production decisions. This study investigated the information seeking behaviour of Petroleum Engineers in selected companies in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. A survey design was adopted using questionnaire as the instrument for collecting primary data from 250 petroleum engineers randomly selected from four oil companies. Data gathered were analysed using frequencies, simple percentages and mean score count. Results showed that petroleum engineers spent time seeking health and safety information, oil and gas E&P ...


Assessment Of Library Registration Between Fresh And Returning Undergraduate Students Of The Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, Fehintola Nike Onifade, Adeniyi Sowole, Taiwo Aderonke Idowu Nov 2015

Assessment Of Library Registration Between Fresh And Returning Undergraduate Students Of The Federal University Of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, Fehintola Nike Onifade, Adeniyi Sowole, Taiwo Aderonke Idowu

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The paper examines the rate at which students register with the library by comparing the fresh and the returning undergraduate students in the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta Nigeria. Two hundred and fifty (250) copies of questionnaire were randomly distributed among students in late August, 2015 while two hundred and twenty four (224) copies were returned. Also used as databases for the study are the library statistics of registered students and the University’s student enrolment list for a period of five years starting from 2009/2010 to 2013/2014 academic sessions. The study revealed that fresh undergraduate students ...


Scholarly Publications By The Faculty Members Of Periyar University, Salem, India: A Scientometric Approach, Natarajan Radhakrishnan, Chandran Velmurugan Nov 2015

Scholarly Publications By The Faculty Members Of Periyar University, Salem, India: A Scientometric Approach, Natarajan Radhakrishnan, Chandran Velmurugan

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The present study aims to bring out the contributions made by the members of various departments of Periyar University, Salem. Further, it views the impact of the scholarly publications produced from Periyar University in India and the data analyzed for the study were retrieved from Web of Science (WOS) database for a period from 1998 to 2014. The study focuses on publishing trend, authorship pattern, and type of documents, country wise distribution of authors and individual authors’ research publications and their TLCS, TCLS, TLCR and so on.


Influence Of Students' Industrial Work Experience Scheme On Professional Development Of Library And Information Science Students In South-West, Nigeria, Beatrice Yemisi Ojokuku Mrs, Evelyn Nechi Emeahara Mrs, Modupe A. Aboyade Mrs, Helen O. Chris-Israel Mrs Nov 2015

Influence Of Students' Industrial Work Experience Scheme On Professional Development Of Library And Information Science Students In South-West, Nigeria, Beatrice Yemisi Ojokuku Mrs, Evelyn Nechi Emeahara Mrs, Modupe A. Aboyade Mrs, Helen O. Chris-Israel Mrs

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This study examines the influence of Students Industrial Work Experience Scheme on Professional Development of Library and Information Science Students in South-West, Nigeria. Descriptive research design was adopted for the study and total enumeration sampling technique was used to select 277 respondents covering three institutions; Adeleke University, Ede Osun state, University of Ibadan, Ibadan and Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu Ode, Ogun state. The respondents are students who have gone through student industrial experience scheme. Questionnaire was the instrument used for data collection. Data collected was analysed using descriptive statistics and simple percentages. Findings revealed that majority of ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of Journal Of Emerging Market Finance: A Single Journal Study, Sankar P Mr, Kavitha E S Dr Oct 2015

Bibliometric Analysis Of Journal Of Emerging Market Finance: A Single Journal Study, Sankar P Mr, Kavitha E S Dr

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The paper brings out the results of a bibliometric analysis of the journal titled " Journal of Emerging Market Finance” which published 13 volumes and 38 Issues with 160 research articles during the period 2002-2014. The data were downloaded from the journal's website. This study aims at analysing the research output performance of finance on management science subjects. The analysis cover mainly the number of articles, authorship pattern, average number of references per articles length of articles, paper per author and authors per paper, number of cited documents, citation per year, citation per paper and author and identified the year-wise ...


Contribution And Citation Impact Of Panjab University In Mathematics Research During 2005-14, Madhu Bansal, Jivesh Bansal, Harinder Singh Saini, B M. Gupta Oct 2015

Contribution And Citation Impact Of Panjab University In Mathematics Research During 2005-14, Madhu Bansal, Jivesh Bansal, Harinder Singh Saini, B M. Gupta

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This paper analyzes 230 research publications of the Panjab University in mathematics during ten years (2005-14), as covered in Scopus International database. The study quantifies publication data in various aspects of performance, such as the publication growth, research impact and quality, national and international collaboration, contribution and impact of authors, major areas of research, preferred channels of research communications and characteristics of higher cited papers. The findings reveal that Panjab University total publications in mathematics has increased at an annual average growth rate of 17.15% and registered an average citation impact per paper of 2.92 and impact factor ...


Assessment Of Electronic Collection Development In Nigerian University Libraries, Nnenna Obidike, Austin J.C. Mole Ph.D Oct 2015

Assessment Of Electronic Collection Development In Nigerian University Libraries, Nnenna Obidike, Austin J.C. Mole Ph.D

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The study assessed the state of electronic collection development (ECD) in Nigerian university libraries. The study employed a descriptive survey design. The study was carried out in three university libraries in Nigeria. The total population of library respondents (Professionals and Paraprofessionals) used for this study was 208. Questionnaire and interview schedule were the instruments used to collect the data for this study. The result of the study revealed that ECD is not yet very effective in Nigeria university libraries. The major factors militating against ECD in this study were inadequate funding of automation which is also at infancy level, poor ...


Competency Requirements And Levels Of Lips For Updating Information Services For Agricultural Research In Nigerian University Libraries, Austin Jude Chikodi Mole Mnla Oct 2015

Competency Requirements And Levels Of Lips For Updating Information Services For Agricultural Research In Nigerian University Libraries, Austin Jude Chikodi Mole Mnla

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The study examined the competency requirements and levels of library and information professionals (LIPs)for updating information services for agricultural research in Nigerian university libraries. Employing descriptive survey design, all the 89 library and information professionals (LIPs) in six federal university libraries (three conventional and three agricultural universities) selected based on purposive sampling method were used for the study. The research employed the use of structured questionnaire, code-named, 'UPINSEQ' and an observation checklist as instrument for collecting data. Data collected were analyzed using frequency counts, percentages, mean and standard deviation while the null hypotheses were tested at 0.05 ...


Facebook Research: A Scientometric Assessment Of Global Publications, 2005-14, Brij Mohan Gupta Dr, Surinder Mohan Dhawan Dr, Ritu Gupta, Meena Jalana Oct 2015

Facebook Research: A Scientometric Assessment Of Global Publications, 2005-14, Brij Mohan Gupta Dr, Surinder Mohan Dhawan Dr, Ritu Gupta, Meena Jalana

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Abstract: - This study is about scientometric assessment of global literature on Facebook research published during 2005-14. In all 7916 papers were identified on “Facebook Research” from Scopus database covering 10 years period 2005-14. The study analyzed growth of publication data and its distribution by documents type, country of publication, authors, their organizations, and subjects. The study identified most productive countries, organization, authors in Facebook research and determined their global publication share, average productivity and comparative citation impact. The Facebook research registered 98.26%, CAGR growth and registered the citations per paper of 5.59. In overall. A total of 109 ...


Information Needs And Resources Provision For Secondary School Teachers In Imo State, Nigeria: Male Versus Female Teachers, G C. Umunnakwe Ph.D, Jacintha U. Eze (Ph.D) Oct 2015

Information Needs And Resources Provision For Secondary School Teachers In Imo State, Nigeria: Male Versus Female Teachers, G C. Umunnakwe Ph.D, Jacintha U. Eze (Ph.D)

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Considering the role of teachers in actualizing the dream of basic education for all, the need for them to be well informed in the profession, and the fact that little attention has been given to them in this area, this paper went to investigate the information needs and seeking behaviour of teachers in Imo state, Nigeria. This was done based on the gender of these teachers. The main objective of the study was to find out the various areas these teachers need information, the information sources utilized and the extent to which these needs are satisfied. A total of 860 ...


Perception Of Knowledge Management Among Lis Professionals: A Survey Of Central Universities In North India, Naushad Ali P.M., Daud Khan Sep 2015

Perception Of Knowledge Management Among Lis Professionals: A Survey Of Central Universities In North India, Naushad Ali P.M., Daud Khan

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The aim of the present study is to explore the perception of Library and Information Science professionals in central universities about Knowledge Management and its integration into library practices.

The study is conducted through survey by using a web-based questionnaire. A well-structured both close and open ended questionnaire was administered to 75 LIS professionals who had been working in different central university libraries in North Indian States. The findings of the study indicate that LIS professionals’ attitudes about KM varied from one another and their understanding of KM concepts also differed from person to person. But, the majority of them ...


Inherent Conceptions Of Cloud Computing Among Library And Information Science Professionals, Mayank Yuvaraj Dr. Sep 2015

Inherent Conceptions Of Cloud Computing Among Library And Information Science Professionals, Mayank Yuvaraj Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is an attempt towards identification, systematization and critical examination of the research literature on the concepts of cloud computing prevalent among the Library and Information professionals. The study is based on an exhaustive review of the published literature in the field of cloud computing and library and information science. For the review, a conceptual framework was developed in order to demarcate the flow of available information. Available strategies, models, frameworks and existing practises of adoption of cloud computing in library practises have been exclusively dealt. Based on the review the study proposes several gaps in the existing ...


Cross-Time Analysis Of Countries Co-Authorship Networks In Library & Information Science Research, Elaheh Hosseini, Amin Erfanmanesh Sep 2015

Cross-Time Analysis Of Countries Co-Authorship Networks In Library & Information Science Research, Elaheh Hosseini, Amin Erfanmanesh

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This paper studies the role of world countries in Library and Information Science research during 1963 to 2012 using scientometric and social network analysis (SNA) approaches. A total of 58757 papers which published by 83 Information Science and Library Science journals in JCR 2013 and indexed in the Web of Science were selected as the sample of the study. In this paper, the overall structure and evolution of the collaboration network of countries were investigated using macro-level SNA metrics. Additionally, scientometric and micro-level SNA metrics were adopted to analyze the performance of countries in the network. UCINET and VOSVIEWER software ...


Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Of Academics In The Polytechnic Ibadan, Misbau Abiola Abdur-Rafiu Mr, Adeola O. Opesade Dr Sep 2015

Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Of Academics In The Polytechnic Ibadan, Misbau Abiola Abdur-Rafiu Mr, Adeola O. Opesade Dr

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The study was designed to investigate the factors driving the academics to engage in work-related knowledge sharing activity using a conceptual model adapted from Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) of Ajzen (1991) and the two affective components (affective commitment and affect-based trust). A descriptive survey research design covering academics in all departments of the five faculties in The Polytechnic, Ibadan was employed.The literature review covered knowledge management KM, knowledge sharing KS and knowledge sharing behaviour KSB. Self-structured questionnaire based on the adapted model were administered as data collection instrument. Complete enumeration survey study was carried out because the ...


Squaring Up To Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurial Based Learning: The Library As A Panacea, Margaret Nwakaego Ngwuchukwu, Margaret Nwakaego Ngwuchukwu Sep 2015

Squaring Up To Youth Unemployment Through Entrepreneurial Based Learning: The Library As A Panacea, Margaret Nwakaego Ngwuchukwu, Margaret Nwakaego Ngwuchukwu

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The unemployment situation in Nigeria is like a worm that has eaten deep into the nation’s fabric. The youth in Nigeria suffer the most because they make up the highest number of people in the country .The unemployment situation has caused macro-economic distortions in the country, it has also brought many crimes. As a result of this, there is need to train the youth to be entrepreneurial and self reliant so that the nation will be peaceful and as well prolific. The library has a role to play in inculcating the skills of entrepreneurship in the youth. Through ...


One Laptop Per Child Policy In Ghana: Any Impact On Teaching And Learning?, Samuel Owusu-Ansah Sep 2015

One Laptop Per Child Policy In Ghana: Any Impact On Teaching And Learning?, Samuel Owusu-Ansah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper assesses the impact of “One Laptop Per Child Policy” on teaching and learning in basic schools in Ghana. Specifically, 500 students were randomly selected together with 10 information and communication technology (ICT) instructors in the Eastern Region of Ghana. Both questionnaire and in-depth interviews were used for gathering data. The data collected were analyzed using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Findings of the study showed that stringent criteria are used to assess the needs of students and in the distribution of the laptops. The use of user-friendly laptops and qualified instructors has significantly improved the students’ knowledge ...


An Analysis Of The Acceptance's Staffs Of Madrassa Library On "Senayan"-Based Library Automation System Using Technology Acceptance Model (Tam), Ade Abdul Hak Sep 2015

An Analysis Of The Acceptance's Staffs Of Madrassa Library On "Senayan"-Based Library Automation System Using Technology Acceptance Model (Tam), Ade Abdul Hak

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The study investigated the implementation of "Senayan" – an open source library automation system- in the madrassa library. It is important to know the effectiveness of the system as one of materials in “The Human Resource Development Program for Madrassa Library. The program was held by Ministry of Religious Affair Republic of Indonesia (MORA) collaborates with UIN Jakarta, UIN Yogyakarta, and UIN Makasar. It was involved 750 staffs from three provinces in Indonesia. The approach used in this research was TAM model that was based on the constructs of knowledge & skill (KS), perceived ease of use (PEOU), perceived usefulness (PU), attitude ...