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Mapping The Science Of Law: A Jurimetrics Analysis, Jeyshankar -. Ramalingam -, Nishavathi E Dec 2018

Mapping The Science Of Law: A Jurimetrics Analysis, Jeyshankar -. Ramalingam -, Nishavathi E

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This article provides an outline for jurimetrics and its role in finding most relevant and influential decisions of Supreme Court of India particularly in the topic of sexual harassment covering the period of 5 years (2012 to 2016). It retrieved 35 precedents that cited 662 legal information sources. These precedents are further analyzed with the network measures such as degree centrality, closeness centrality and authoritative scores to find out the influential and relevant decisions in sexual harassment. The precedents of Supreme Court of India (Vn=575) legal citation network is created to map the science of law.


User’S Satisfaction Level Of Library Sources And Services In Sadakathullah Appa College Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu: A Study, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar, M. Mani, M. Manthiramoorthi, Dr.A. Thirumagal Dec 2018

User’S Satisfaction Level Of Library Sources And Services In Sadakathullah Appa College Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu: A Study, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar, M. Mani, M. Manthiramoorthi, Dr.A. Thirumagal

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The study examines the user’s satisfaction level of library sources and services in Sadakathullah Appa College Library (SACLIB), Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. Questionnaire was the instrument for collecting data. 130 copies of questionnaires were distributed, 100 were received. The present study focuses on users regarding library resources, services, physical facilities, internet, etc.


Internet Of Things And The Future Scope In Libraries, Gana G S Dec 2018

Internet Of Things And The Future Scope In Libraries, Gana G S

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IoT is a unique technology that gained its momentum in recent years. Though the technologyacquires its potential libraries like organizations are in a stage of infancy to adopt the IoT technology. IoT is established in any organization with the help of interconnected identifiable embedded computing devices within the existing infrastructure. So that the use of technology allows us a greater chance for achieving a prosperous library management system with maximum efficiency at least effort. Automation of Library services is suitable approach where various devices can be managed at a single place by implementing Internet of Things. The idea behind the ...


Websites Of Indian Banks: A Webometric Study, Arindam Sarkar, Ashok Pal Dec 2018

Websites Of Indian Banks: A Webometric Study, Arindam Sarkar, Ashok Pal

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Abstract: Web Impact Factor (WIF), Search Engine Optimization (SEO) ranking improve the visibility of a website’s presence in online environment. The present study predominantly focuses on the WIFs of the Indian banking websites. On the basis of SEO (search engine optimization) effort has been made to measure the usability, performance, security of the websites, used headings, usage of images and alt tags, linking with social networking sites as well as to count the backlinks, page size, load time, request, traffic score, SEO score and speed score. Popularity ranking of the selected bank websites has also been done. Calculating three ...


Awareness And Use Of Electronic Books Among Undergraduate Students: A Survey, Chuks Daniel Oriogu, Kolawole Idowu Oluwatola, Darlina Chima Oriogu-Ogbuiyi, Augustine I. Enamudu Dec 2018

Awareness And Use Of Electronic Books Among Undergraduate Students: A Survey, Chuks Daniel Oriogu, Kolawole Idowu Oluwatola, Darlina Chima Oriogu-Ogbuiyi, Augustine I. Enamudu

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The increasingly growth of electronic books has created an enabling access to and use of e-prints within the confine of one’s environment; thereby providing wider accessibility and usability. However, the study investigated the awareness and use of electronic books among undergraduate students in Afe Babalola University Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted and structured questionnaire was used to collect data. Descriptive statistics was used to answer the research questions. The study revealed that most of the respondents are partially aware of the availability of e-book in their area of specialization, dedicated e-book reader devices (e.g. Kindle ...


Changing Scholarly Trends Of Lis Research In Asia: A Scientometric Study Based On Scopus, Vinod Kumar Gautam Mr., Rajani Mishra Dr. Dec 2018

Changing Scholarly Trends Of Lis Research In Asia: A Scientometric Study Based On Scopus, Vinod Kumar Gautam Mr., Rajani Mishra Dr.

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Scientometric studies can be of great help not only for researchers and academicians but also for the government officials in setting funds for development as well as policy setting and decision making. Various scientometric studies are being done to assess the publication output of the researchers in the various disciplines, to know their collaboration as well as interdisciplinarity. This present study is furthering the level of the study by assessing the LIS research trend in the Asian countries, using AGR, RCI, CC and PEI etc. as indicators.


Compliance To Library Rules And Regulations By Students: A Case Study Of Walton Whaley Library Of Valley View University (Vvu), Ghana., Ameyaw Samuel Dec 2018

Compliance To Library Rules And Regulations By Students: A Case Study Of Walton Whaley Library Of Valley View University (Vvu), Ghana., Ameyaw Samuel

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The study was set up to investigate compliance with library rules and regulations by students at Valley View University (VVU). The study employed a descriptive survey design and simple random sampling technique. The total population of the students at the time of carrying out this study was two thousand, two hundred and seventy-three (2,273). One hundred and twenty-six (126) students were sampled for the study. The instrument used for data collections was a questionnaire. The findings of the study revealed that a significant number of students were aware of the rules and regulations in the library as well as ...


Information Needs Of Rural Women: A Case Study Of Bangalore North Taluk, Roja M Dec 2018

Information Needs Of Rural Women: A Case Study Of Bangalore North Taluk, Roja M

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The present study try to explore the occupational rural women information needs, sources and barriers to access information in Sonnenahalli and Dibburu villages, Bangalore North taluk, Karnataka state. The study employed survey method and data were collected by administrating a questionnaire. This study reveals that majority of the rural women occupation was agriculture followed by animal husbandry. 81.81% occupational rural women main information source was television and 52.72% rural women illiterate it’s a main information barrier in rural area. 50.9% occupational rural women are using information to polish their daily routine work.


Medicine Research In India: A Scientometric Assessment Of Publications During 2009 – 2018, Chaman Sab M, Dharani Kumar P, Biradar B. S Dec 2018

Medicine Research In India: A Scientometric Assessment Of Publications During 2009 – 2018, Chaman Sab M, Dharani Kumar P, Biradar B. S

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The purpose of this paper is to qualitative analyse of medicine research output using select scientometric indicators with the aim of identifying top preparing countries, subject subthemes, organisations, authors and journals in the area. The present study has examined 29153 publications in medicine research, the present study deals with the Assessment of Indian medicine research output as reflected in Web of Science (WOS) database for the period 2009 to 2018 for identifying the research output in the field of medicine literature. It also provides a comparative evaluation and performance of different types of scientometric indicators, such as number of publications ...


Testing Of Lotka’S Law And Its Suitability To Research Productivity Of Annamalai University, A Higher Education Institution, South India, Sadik Batcha M Dec 2018

Testing Of Lotka’S Law And Its Suitability To Research Productivity Of Annamalai University, A Higher Education Institution, South India, Sadik Batcha M

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Lotka’s Law describes the frequency of publications by authors in a given subject/discipline. In the present study, an attempt has been made to study the suitability of the Lotka’s Law to the publications of a Higher Educational institution of a region consisting of academic authors and researchers in various disciplines. Annamalai University has been ranked 20th in the state level and 56th at National level by MHRD. Annamalai University is renowned for its research output performance and has been funded for many major, minor and DST research projects. It has a large network and linkages ...


Web Based Services Provided By University Libraries Of Brics Nations: A Comparative Study, Asifa Ali, Masood Ahmad Bhat, Shabir Ahmad Ganaie Dec 2018

Web Based Services Provided By University Libraries Of Brics Nations: A Comparative Study, Asifa Ali, Masood Ahmad Bhat, Shabir Ahmad Ganaie

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The developments in information and communication technologies (ICT) and their subsequent absorption in library and information science (LIS) have forced information professionals to change the way they are functioning at present. Because of their popularity with the users, an overwhelming attention is being given to the web-based information services in libraries .The web 2.0 technologies have rapidly gained huge popularity and as such, the university libraries, being the heart of the highest seats of learning, need to equip themselves with all the possible web based, i.e. web 2.0 and allied services. The present study made an endeavour ...


Sustainable Development: The Role Of School Libraries, Abiola Bukola Elaturoti Dec 2018

Sustainable Development: The Role Of School Libraries, Abiola Bukola Elaturoti

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Over the past few years, sustainable development has emerged the latest development slogan. Sustainable development has been defined as the development that meets the social, economic and technological needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. A good well-equipped library is a prerequisite for the intellectual, moral, and spiritual advancement and elevation of an individual right from childhood; it is an indispensable element of the absolute well-being of the citizens and that of the nation at large. To attain sustainable development, the role of libraries, and particularly school libraries, cannot be ignored ...


Exploring The Extent To Which Universities In Ghana Deploy Knowledge Management Processes In Their Activities, De-Graft Johnson Dei, Thomas Bingle Van Der Walt Dec 2018

Exploring The Extent To Which Universities In Ghana Deploy Knowledge Management Processes In Their Activities, De-Graft Johnson Dei, Thomas Bingle Van Der Walt

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Universities are knowledge-based organisations. They are using knowledge as a key resource and for competitive advantage. Knowledge management practices seems to be suitable for universities because they possess the conducive environment and systems. This study sought to assess the extent to which KM was practiced at the universities and the mechanisms and initiatives implemented to promote KM processes at the universities. The study adopted the survey and mixed method research approach to collect data from 118 respondents from three universities in Ghana (public, private and professional). Questionnaires (consisting of blend of closed and open-ended questions) were used to collect primary ...


Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Gender Analysis, Garima Bisaria, Dr.Babita Jaiswal Dec 2018

Srels Journal Of Information Management: A Gender Analysis, Garima Bisaria, Dr.Babita Jaiswal

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The SRELS Journal of Information Management has been playing vital role in the library and information science field since last fifty years. This paper presents the results of a bibliometric study of articles with a gender viewpoint from 2007-2017. The aim of the study is to examine the journal during the period 2007-2017 using bibliometric indicators with a gender perspective. The pattern of research output in 606 publications is analyzed in which 435(71.78%) articles are contributed by male authors and 171(28.21%) by female authors. The degree of collaboration in the publications of the journal is 0 ...


Provision Of Reference And Information Services To The Physically Challenged Persons In Nigeria: Challenges And Prospects, Ogagaoghene U. Idhalama Dec 2018

Provision Of Reference And Information Services To The Physically Challenged Persons In Nigeria: Challenges And Prospects, Ogagaoghene U. Idhalama

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This paper examines the provision of reference and information services to the physically challenged persons in Nigeria: Challenges and prospects. The article demystifies the conceptual framework of information services and physically challenged persons, the information needs of the physically challenged as a concept was succinctly analyzed and the attention or relegation received by this group of library users discussed. The public library for instance is there to provide its services to all classes of users irrespective of age, sex, colour and disability. This paper is therefore timely as it ascertained how all libraries can help to meet up with ...


Problems Caused By The Students’ Use Of Cell Phones In University Libraries In Anambra State, Nigeria., Ndidi Grace Nwankwo Cln, Regina Eyiuche Obiadazie, Julius Okeke Ofordile Cln Dec 2018

Problems Caused By The Students’ Use Of Cell Phones In University Libraries In Anambra State, Nigeria., Ndidi Grace Nwankwo Cln, Regina Eyiuche Obiadazie, Julius Okeke Ofordile Cln

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This study sought information from respondents on the problems caused by the students use of cell phones in university libraries in Anambra State of Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive survey research design, that traced the history of cell phones in Nigeria. The population of 3000 registered student’s library users was studied. Sample size of 100 respondents was used. Accidental sampling technique was used to collect data. A self-constructed questionnaire, validated by two experts from the university library was used for data collection from the sampled students. The reliability of the instrument was tasted in Imo State University Library ...


To Identify And Determine The Attributes Of The Iranian-Islamic Information Contexts' Manuscripts As To Information And Knowledge Organization, Morteza Mohammadi Ostani, Mozaffar Cheshmehsohrabi, Ahmad Shabani, Asefeh Asemi, Seyed Mahdi Taheri Dec 2018

To Identify And Determine The Attributes Of The Iranian-Islamic Information Contexts' Manuscripts As To Information And Knowledge Organization, Morteza Mohammadi Ostani, Mozaffar Cheshmehsohrabi, Ahmad Shabani, Asefeh Asemi, Seyed Mahdi Taheri

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Purpose: is to materialize the theme here.

Methodology: The content analysis method is applied herewith respect to developmental-applied research. The attributes (data) are extracted and adjusted through the Delphi technique and Documentation method. The statistical population consists of 14 experts in the field of manuscripts' studies and the field of information and knowledge organization. The sampling follows the targeted sampling method. For data accumulation, a researcher-designed questionnaire is applied to identify the attributes herein.

Findings: 19 main attributes and 224 sub-attributes are necessary to describe and organize Iranian-Islamic information contexts' manuscripts. The importance of these attributes was explained in the ...


The Role Of Information Literacy In The Actualization Of Healthy Living: A Case Study Of Abia State, Juliana Obiageri Akidi Phd, Cln Dec 2018

The Role Of Information Literacy In The Actualization Of Healthy Living: A Case Study Of Abia State, Juliana Obiageri Akidi Phd, Cln

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The study examines the role of information literacy in the actualization of healthy living in Nigeria, with a special focus on Abia State. Information literacy is viewed as the ability to recognise the need for information, identify and locate appropriate sources of information, access the information, evaluate and use it effectively. Information literacy empowers people to have skills that will assist them to become independent lifelong learners, with better decision making abilities, especially in healthy living. Healthy living is defined as maintaining a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, which is not necessarily devoid of disease or infirmity ...


Use Of Library Resources, Services And Facilities Among Ug Students Of Forestry College At Ponnampet, Kodagu District, Karnataka State: A Case Study., Shivappa C R, Prof. M. Veerabasavaiah M Dec 2018

Use Of Library Resources, Services And Facilities Among Ug Students Of Forestry College At Ponnampet, Kodagu District, Karnataka State: A Case Study., Shivappa C R, Prof. M. Veerabasavaiah M

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The present study examines the Use of Library Resources and Services among Undergraduate Students of Forestry College at Ponnampet in Kodagu District, Karnataka state. Questionnaires as a tool used for data collection. There are 140 Questionnaires were distributed to the students. Out of which 105 filled Questionnaires were returned by the students. The major finding of the study reveals that Table 2 there are 55(52.38%) Male students were responded to the questionnaire. Followed by 50(47.62%) were Female Students. Table 3 shows 69(65.71%) students visit to library daily. 23(21.91%) students visited thrice ...


Towards Curbing Plagiarism In Higher Institutions Of Learning: The Strategic Role Of The Library, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Ugwunwa Esse, Sola Owolabi, Ayooluwa Aregbesola Dec 2018

Towards Curbing Plagiarism In Higher Institutions Of Learning: The Strategic Role Of The Library, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose Dr, Goodluck Ifijeh Mr, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Ugwunwa Esse, Sola Owolabi, Ayooluwa Aregbesola

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Lack of academic integrity has frustrated the attainment of educational objectives especially in tertiary institutions in recent times. Perhaps, one of the most prevalent fraudulent practice among students, academics and researchers today is plagiarism. This paper examines the concept, nature and intricacies of plagiarism. It notes the devastating effects of plagiarism on the individual, academic institutions and the society at large. The paper argues that libraries by their assigned and inherent functions have a strategic role to play in curbing plagiarism. The roles include awareness creation, teaching of referencing and citation skills, information literacy programmes among others. The paper concludes ...


A Study On The Assessment Of Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Among Research Scholars In Bharathidasan University, Dr Balasubramani R, Abu Ks Dec 2018

A Study On The Assessment Of Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Among Research Scholars In Bharathidasan University, Dr Balasubramani R, Abu Ks

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This study analyzed the knowledge sharing behaviour of research scholars among Bharathidasan University. The study adopted a survey method and self designed questionnaire was distributed to the respondents. The total population of the study is 150 research scholars of Bharathidasan University. The findings of the study revealed that face to face communication was found to be most used mode of sharing knowledge and portal was the least mode of sharing knowledge among research scholars and the factor lack of social network skill stands as a barrier to share knowledge among research scholars. Further, Descriptive and Inferential statistics were used to ...


Investigation Of The Effective Factors On Unwillingness Of The Adolescents And Youth From Public Libraries' Services, Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor, Khadijeh Kalhori Dec 2018

Investigation Of The Effective Factors On Unwillingness Of The Adolescents And Youth From Public Libraries' Services, Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor, Khadijeh Kalhori

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This study Investigate of the effective factors on unwillingness of the adolescents and youth from public libraries' services. It is applied research, and done using the descriptive survey method. Using ratio sampling methods at the error level of 0.5 of 384 peopleof adolescents and the youth in Khuzestan province, who do not use public library services were selected. Data were collected by field method, using a researcher-developed questionnaire. Results showed that all internal and external factors are major barriers.Also, there is significance correlation between internal and external factors with the unwillingness of adolescents from public libraries' services ...


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

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

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IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC SECURITY SYSTEMS IN THE SECURITY OF INFORMATION RESOURCES IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA Ezeabasili Augusta Chioma Department of Library and Information Science Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka Anambra State, Nigeria ac.ezeabasili@yahoo.com & Revd. Prof Obiora Nwosu University Librarian Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka. Anambra State obiora4christ@gmail.com

Abstract The study investigated the impact of electronic security systems in the security of information resources in Federal University Libraries in Southern Nigeria. The sample for the study comprised one hundred and eleven librarians (111) drawn from seven Federal Universities. Purposive sampling was used to select seven ...


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

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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 ...


Teaching And Assessing Information Literacy In Orally-Communicating Rural Environments: A Model, Chimezie Patrick Uzuegbu Dec 2018

Teaching And Assessing Information Literacy In Orally-Communicating Rural Environments: A Model, Chimezie Patrick Uzuegbu

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In reviewing the various contexts of published models and frameworks for information literacy, the consistent dominance on formal education and professional workplace practises were noted. The total absence of an information literacy model that addresses the information experience of rural dwellers became a clear gap. Consequently, an analytical research approach was adopted to introduce a new model of information literacy – a model that does not override other existing models but provides a new way of thinking about information literacy in orally-communicating rural environments. The proposed model comprised of three rungs – awareness, access and utilisation rungs – and offered a framework for ...


Influence Of Demographic Characteristics On Utilisation Of Eirs By Postgraduate Students In Three Selected Universities In South-West Nigeria, Olubukola Basirat Diyaolu Mrs, Basirat Olubukola Diyaolu Mrs Dec 2018

Influence Of Demographic Characteristics On Utilisation Of Eirs By Postgraduate Students In Three Selected Universities In South-West Nigeria, Olubukola Basirat Diyaolu Mrs, Basirat Olubukola Diyaolu Mrs

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Electronic information resources (EIRs) referred to information that are available in electronic format. These resources are very useful in postgraduate education, but it was observed that some factors determined the use of these resources among the postgraduate students who are expected to use EIRs that are provided in libraries. In line with this, this study investigated influence of demographic characteristics on utilisation of EIRs by postgraduate students in three selected universities in south-west Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. 362 respondents represented the sample size for the study. Statistical Package for Social sciences (SPSS) was ...


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

Questioning The Dogma Of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker

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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.


Users’ Perception Of Information Sources And Services At Vardhaman College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Library, Hyderabad: A Case Study, Srinivasulu Palikiti, Srinivasulu P Dec 2018

Users’ Perception Of Information Sources And Services At Vardhaman College Of Engineering (Autonomous) Library, Hyderabad: A Case Study, Srinivasulu Palikiti, Srinivasulu P

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Currently, Engineering College Libraries in South India is in various stages of advancement with regard to sources, services and facilities. The VCE Central Library subscribes to a number of print periodicals (national & international), electronic resources (e-journals and e-books) and multiple volumes of books to satisfy the information needs of its users. VCE is renowned and as well as one of the leading institutions of Engineering Education in Telangana State. This paper describes the offering of the Information Sources and Services to the faculty members of Central Library, Vardhaman College of Engineering (Autonomous), Hyderabad and the purpose of this study is ...


Prioritizing The Effective Factors On Knowledge Commercialization Using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process: A Case Study, Ali Biranvand, Hassan Seif Dec 2018

Prioritizing The Effective Factors On Knowledge Commercialization Using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process: A Case Study, Ali Biranvand, Hassan Seif

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Purpose: The purpose of the present study is to prioritize the effective factors on knowledge commercialization using fuzzy AHP at Isfahan University.

Methodology: This research is an applied type of research that is conducted with mixed data collection method. The research community included 790 managers, executives, researchers and faculty members of the Isfahan University, and using stratified sampling 260 individuals were selected. The data collection tool is a questionnaire.

Findings: Using fuzzy method, it was determined that among the triple factors, the contextual factors, and among the investigated sub-criteria, the commercialization culture sub-criteria, the knowledge base and research quality, and ...


Predicting Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Among Non-Academic Staff In University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, Samuel Oluranti Oladipupo, Titilade Hafsat Abdulrahman Mrs Dec 2018

Predicting Knowledge Sharing Behaviour Among Non-Academic Staff In University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, Samuel Oluranti Oladipupo, Titilade Hafsat Abdulrahman Mrs

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Knowledge sharing in higher institution of learning such as Universities is important to improved productivity. The purpose of this study is to analyse psychological motivations underlying non-academic staff’ knowledge sharing behaviour (KSB) in University of Ibadan using the theory of planned behaviour (TPB). A questionnaire survey was conducted among non-academic staff from 13 faculties in the University of Ibadan. A total of 276 usable questionnaires were collected. Multiple regression analysis is applied to test the research model and hypotheses. Findings from the study revealed that non-academic staff’ knowledge sharing intention is significantly influenced by attitude, subjective norm and perceived behavioural ...