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S.W.O.T Analysis Of E-Learning Platform, Sakai: Users’ Perspective, Samuel Owusu-Ansah Sep 2020

S.W.O.T Analysis Of E-Learning Platform, Sakai: Users’ Perspective, Samuel Owusu-Ansah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The interest in integrating eLearning platforms in teaching environments are on the increase in higher learning institutions. In view of this, the study focused on assessing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats (SWOT) of using the eLearning Platform, SAKAI, in the School of Continuing and Distance Education (SCDE), University of Ghana, Legon. A survey was conducted and two hundred and seventy-four (274) distance learning students from the University of Ghana, Legon were selected by simple random sampling method to collect primary data using questionnaires. The Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) was then used to analyze the completed questionnaire and ...


Innovative Tools For Records Management In Electronic Era, Blessings A. Akporhonor Dr(Mrs) Jul 2020

Innovative Tools For Records Management In Electronic Era, Blessings A. Akporhonor Dr(Mrs)

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Abstract

The influx of modern technologies and their peripherals in the electronic world cannot be undermined. The focus of this paper is on innovative tools for managing records in the electronic era. In a bid to understand these tools, the author divided this article into various sections. Following the introductory section, the author described art of managing records in the electronic era as well as highlighted different modern tools (software and techniques) adopted for record management in modern organizations. Other issues addressed in this article include the opportunities created for the use of these tools for electronic records management and ...


Social Consciousness Of Business School Libraries: An Overview Of Library Extension Activities At Rajagiri Centre For Business Studies, Kerala, India, Vijesh P V, Sreejith R Feb 2020

Social Consciousness Of Business School Libraries: An Overview Of Library Extension Activities At Rajagiri Centre For Business Studies, Kerala, India, Vijesh P V, Sreejith R

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Educational institutions are the place where the significance of social consciousness and activeness can be made evident to society. Institutional libraries have an indisputable role to do this wellness. The paper tries to highlight and focus on some successful design and implementation of various services for the extension at the Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies Libraries. The study examines the challenges and opportunities of a library within the capacity of a B-school institution. In addition, the study also discusses the role of academic libraries and librarians in using their resources for the betterment of society. The aim of the study ...


Work Environment And The Job Satisfaction Of Librarians In Private Universities In South-East And South-West, Nigeria, Uloma D. Onuoha, Clement Chinemerem Ukangwa, Evans Chima Otuza Jan 2020

Work Environment And The Job Satisfaction Of Librarians In Private Universities In South-East And South-West, Nigeria, Uloma D. Onuoha, Clement Chinemerem Ukangwa, Evans Chima Otuza

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The need for a conducive work environment and job satisfaction is heightened by the conviction that the university library constitutes the powerhouse of knowledge responsible for providing information materials for teaching, learning and research. The study, therefore, investigated the relationship between work environment and the job satisfaction of Librarians in private universities in South-East and South-West, Nigeria. The study adopted the survey research design. The population of the study consisted of one hundred and eighty-one (181) librarians. Total enumeration technique was employed for the study. Data was collected using a self-structured questionnaire that was scrutinized by experts and subjected to ...


Status Of Information Communication Technology (Ict) In Some Selected University Libraries And Special Libraries Of Assam: A Comparative Study, Md. Mukutor Rahman, Tahera Akhtar Choudhury, Dr. Pronab Kr. Barooah Jan 2020

Status Of Information Communication Technology (Ict) In Some Selected University Libraries And Special Libraries Of Assam: A Comparative Study, Md. Mukutor Rahman, Tahera Akhtar Choudhury, Dr. Pronab Kr. Barooah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of this paper is to show the status of information communication technology (ICT) application in some selected University libraries and Special Libraries of Assam. The paper focuses on the application of ICT and the ICT based services to the libraries. This paper discusses about different ICT tools and their use in the library operations, how the library services are developed with the use ICT have discoursed in the study. The present study discusses various library operations using ICT. The purpose of this study is to express the usefulness of the different ICT tools and techniques for making the ...


Impact Of E-Resources Among The Research Scholars Of The Faculty Of Social Science And The Department Of Education Of The University Of Jammu, Jammu: A Case Study, Ravi Shukla Jan 2020

Impact Of E-Resources Among The Research Scholars Of The Faculty Of Social Science And The Department Of Education Of The University Of Jammu, Jammu: A Case Study, Ravi Shukla

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper throws light on the utilization of e-resources by the research scholars of social sciences and Education departments. A survey method was applied to collect the data and a structured 130 questionnaires were distributed to the research scholars in the particular departments, out of a total, 87 filled questionnaire were received back with giving an overall response rate of 66.92% which were later studied and analysed each and every questionnaire to fulfill the objectives. The paper examined and analysed various use of e-resources among research scholars such as purpose, frequency, types, troubles, benefits and formats which research scholars ...


Code Smells: A Synthetic Narrative Review, Peter Kokol Prof, Marko Kokol, Sašo Zagoranski Jan 2020

Code Smells: A Synthetic Narrative Review, Peter Kokol Prof, Marko Kokol, Sašo Zagoranski

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Code smells are symptoms of poor design and implementation choices, which might hinder comprehension, increase code complexity and fault-proneness and decrease maintainability of software systems. The aim of our study was to perform a triangulation of bibliometric and thematic analysis on code smell literature production. The search was performed on Scopus (Elsevier, Netherlands) database using the search string “code smells” which resulted in 442 publications. The Go-to statement was the first bad code smells identified in software engineering history in 1968. The literature production trend has been positive. The most productive countries were the United States, Italy and Brazil. Eight ...


Invigorating Libraries With Application Of Artificial Intelligence, Dipti Arora, Alka Bansal, Nishant Kumar, Alka Suri Jan 2020

Invigorating Libraries With Application Of Artificial Intelligence, Dipti Arora, Alka Bansal, Nishant Kumar, Alka Suri

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“Survival of the Fittest” as quoted by Charles Darwin fits and suits in all walks of life. As on date, big debate is on regarding the existence and survival of libraries. Libraries need to adopt emerging tools and technologies to provide best services to the users on time with precision. Artificial intelligence has placed itself everywhere in everyday life. This paper is an attempt to expedite AI applications in libraries, not only for providing services to the existing users but also finding innovative ways to attract new users. The paper discusses AI, basic requisites, its applications in libraries, and barriers ...


The Management Of The Internet Connectivity In The South African Public Libraries, Lesiba Steve Ledwaba Jan 2020

The Management Of The Internet Connectivity In The South African Public Libraries, Lesiba Steve Ledwaba

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Free public internet access remains an anchor and a critical component of the role public libraries play especially in South Africa. This paper reports on a study that was undertaken to determine how internet access in South African public libraries is managed. The paper was guided by research questions on; the awareness of regulatory policies governing internet access in public libraries; the budget allocation to public libraries to fulfil their mandate; the level of ICT support in public libraries and the accessibility of internet in public libraries. The paper employed a survey design in which an interview was used to ...


Users Perception Of Services, Resources And Facilities In Federal University Of Petroleum Resources Effurun (Fupre) Library, Ijiekhuamhen Osaze Patrick Mr, Gloria Ogheneghatowho Oyovwe-Tinuoye Jan 2020

Users Perception Of Services, Resources And Facilities In Federal University Of Petroleum Resources Effurun (Fupre) Library, Ijiekhuamhen Osaze Patrick Mr, Gloria Ogheneghatowho Oyovwe-Tinuoye

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study is to examine users’ perception of library services, resources and facilities in Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun (FUPRE). This study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The researcher used a simple random sampling technique in selecting samples for the study. The instrument used for data collection in this study was a structured questionnaire. The respondents comprises of registered users of the library, which cut across the entire academic community, which includes the lecturers, non –teaching members of staff, students and external researchers among others who registered between October, 2014- August, 2019. Out of 200 ...


An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Information Culture Components And Knowledge Creation Among Top Iranian Researchers, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Tandiseh Jan 2020

An Investigation Of The Relationship Between Information Culture Components And Knowledge Creation Among Top Iranian Researchers, Oranus Tajedini, Ali Tandiseh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between information culture components and knowledge creation among top Iranian researchers.

Methodology: The present study is based on an applied purpose and is done through a survey. The population of this study consists of Iranian researchers present in Clarivate Analytics citation database top 1%. Data gathering tools in this study included two questionnaires: Curry and Moore (2003) Cultural Information Components and Byounggu & Heeseok Knowledge Creation (2002). Cronbach's alpha coefficient was 0.889 for information culture questionnaire and 0.886 for knowledge creation questionnaire. Spss21 software was used ...


Investigating The Information Seeking Anxiety And Its Relationship With The Thinking Styles: A Case Study, Sajedeh Akbarzadeh, Maryam Kazerani(Corresponding Author), Maryam Shekofteh, Parisa Naseri Jan 2020

Investigating The Information Seeking Anxiety And Its Relationship With The Thinking Styles: A Case Study, Sajedeh Akbarzadeh, Maryam Kazerani(Corresponding Author), Maryam Shekofteh, Parisa Naseri

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Objective: The purpose of the present research was to investigate the information seeking anxiety of postgraduate students its relationship with the thinking styles.

Methodology: This applied research was conducted through survey-descriptive method. The research population included 315 postgraduate students at The School of Allied Medial Sciences of Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. The research samples consisted of 173 postgraduate students studying during 2015-2016 academic years. The research instrument was a questionnaire of information seeking anxiety and the thinking styles.

Findings: The results showed that the extent of information seeking anxiety among most of the students was at the average ...


Progress And Pitfalls: Attaining Best Practices In Nigerian School Libraries Through Policy Formulation And Implementation, 1977-2015, Prof. Virginia W. Dike, Margaret N. Ngwuchukwu, Phd., Wisdom O. Anyim, Phd. Jan 2020

Progress And Pitfalls: Attaining Best Practices In Nigerian School Libraries Through Policy Formulation And Implementation, 1977-2015, Prof. Virginia W. Dike, Margaret N. Ngwuchukwu, Phd., Wisdom O. Anyim, Phd.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper traces school library policy formulation and implementation as factors for attaining best practices in Nigerian school libraries from the inception of the National Policy on Education (NPE) in 1977 to the present. Nigeria’s post-independence educational policy advocates an active, learner-centered and resource-based constructivist approach that demands a central role for school libraries as learning and resource centers. The Policy also makes favorable mention of provision for school libraries. However, putting policy into practice has proved difficult in the almost 40 years that have followed. Since 1977 implementation has been attempted through a number of initiatives aimed at ...


Biomedical Engineering: An Exploratory Analysis Of The Field, Meredith Ayers, Nestor Osorio Jan 2020

Biomedical Engineering: An Exploratory Analysis Of The Field, Meredith Ayers, Nestor Osorio

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Technological advances have a significant impact in medical sciences. biomedical engineering, which is a multi-faceted field that includes engineering, biology, chemistry, computer science, and several areas of the medical sciences among others, is the topic of this study. With a humble beginning over a century ago and formally created in the early years of the 1960s, biomedical engineering has become a strong, highly competitive and productive field. Its literature has worldwide coverage with an accelerated increase after 2000.

In this study, the authors explore two issues: First, what constitute the subject domain of Biomedical Engineering and second with the use ...


Web Analytics For The Domain Of Anna Centenary Library, Tamil Nadu. A Study Of Using Ubersuggest Tool, Stephen G Jan 2020

Web Analytics For The Domain Of Anna Centenary Library, Tamil Nadu. A Study Of Using Ubersuggest Tool, Stephen G

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Web analytics is the procedure of examining the behavior of site visitors to a Web site. Web analytics is a regularly occurring term which means the find out about of the have an impact on of a website on its users. Ecommerce companies and other website publishers often use Web analytics software to measure such concrete details as how many people visited their site, how many of those visitors were unique visitors, how many of these site visitors have been unique visitors, how they came to the website online (i.e., if they accompanied a link to get to the ...


Access To Wikipedia Among The Library Users Of The University Of Mysore, Karnataka, Ankamurthy Y K, Chandrashekara M Jan 2020

Access To Wikipedia Among The Library Users Of The University Of Mysore, Karnataka, Ankamurthy Y K, Chandrashekara M

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Abstract

The present study has been carried out to ascertain the level of usage of Wikipedia among the library users of University of Mysore. To conduct this study, the questionnaire method was adopted. Simple random sampling was adopted for data collection. In total 150 questionnaires were distributed and 137 responses were received. The response rate was 91.33 percent and the users' opinions that Wikipedia is very helpful to study purpose and also to get more information on a specific topic. The users point out that access to Wikipedia is essential for updating knowledge.


Scientometric Tools And Technique Tested From Nanophysics Research Publication: A Global Perspective, Jeeja Vt, Raja S Jan 2020

Scientometric Tools And Technique Tested From Nanophysics Research Publication: A Global Perspective, Jeeja Vt, Raja S

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This paper indicates the growth and development of publications of Nanao physics during the period of 2010-2017.1914 records collected through Web of Science. The highest productive journal in this field is the Journal of Applied Physics. In the authorship pattern, the top-ranked position is Wang H with 14 records. The publication level is high in the year 2012 with 514 papers. Chinese Academic Science was. The USA is the most top collaborative country with 495 records, and most of the articles are published in the English language. The most prolific single authors with 199 papers were in the year ...


Experience Communication Of Minangkabau Ethnic Boar Hunters In Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia., Tantri Puspita Yazid, Asep Suryana, Dadang Sugiana, Neni Yulianita Jan 2020

Experience Communication Of Minangkabau Ethnic Boar Hunters In Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia., Tantri Puspita Yazid, Asep Suryana, Dadang Sugiana, Neni Yulianita

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Boar hunter for Minangkabau ethnic in Indonesia is a tradition. The goal of boar hunting is to repel boar pests that damage residents’ plantation. However, as time goes by, boar-hunting activities at this time become a media to channel hobbies and are considered as a tradition to increase the existence of men in Minangkabau. Each hunter usually carries two until three hounds. Boar hunters are people who risk exposure to rabies. This research is based on social action theory and phenomenological theory. The tradition of boar hunting by Minangkabau ethnic in PORBI Tuah Saiyo in Pekanbaru contains values of local ...


Bibliometric Analysis Of Annals Of Library And Information Studies (Alis), Amit Nath, Dr. Sibsankar Jana Jan 2020

Bibliometric Analysis Of Annals Of Library And Information Studies (Alis), Amit Nath, Dr. Sibsankar Jana

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This study aims to represent bibliometric analysis of the journal Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS) during 2008 to 2018. Under this study period, total number of 377 articles contributed by 723 authors published within 11 volumes and 44 issues. On average 34.27 articles published every year and researchers all over the world received total number of 3,346 citations (8.88 on average) from different reputed journals. The contributors used 7,241 references (journals 63.43%; web resources 12.35%; books 12.32%; conferences 4.81% and so on) for their research work. The authors from India ...


Information Anorexia And Application Of Information Technology: A Correlation Analysis, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Oranus Tajedini, Hamideh Kalantari, Ali Akbar Khasseh Jan 2020

Information Anorexia And Application Of Information Technology: A Correlation Analysis, Ali Sadatmoosavi, Oranus Tajedini, Hamideh Kalantari, Ali Akbar Khasseh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information anorexia can be defined as lack of or reduced absorption of information, especially information which necessary for everyday life and work. This research tries to investigate the correlation between application of information technology and information anorexia in a higher education setting. This survey was conducted among higher education students in “Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman” (Iran). Data collected from 343 higher education students through cluster sampling. Findings revealed that there was a direct relationship between expected performance and the expected effort in information technology and information anorexia; and a direct relationship between information technology and information anorexia. Also, there ...


Information Literacy Skills In The Use Of Electronic Resources Among Research Scholars Of Alagappa University Karaikudi: A Study, Lavanya Alagarsamy, Dr A. Thirunavukkarasu Jan 2020

Information Literacy Skills In The Use Of Electronic Resources Among Research Scholars Of Alagappa University Karaikudi: A Study, Lavanya Alagarsamy, Dr A. Thirunavukkarasu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aimed to finding the use Information literacy skills in the use of electronic resources among Research scholars in Alagappa University, Karaikudi. 100 questionnaires were distributed to the research scholars of Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Out of 100 questionnaires distributed, 89 were returned with full particulars. 58.43% were female, 28.57% of the respondents belong to the age group of 29-34, 32.58% respondents Using E-Resources of project work, 24.71 % respondents belong to the using the e-resource E-Journals, 40.44% respondents belong to the using the e-resource daily, 33.70% of the respondents Simple key, 40.44% Copy ...


Citation Based Comparative Analysis Of Library Hi-Tech And Library Quarterly Journals Using Scimago Journal Rank, Stephen G Jan 2020

Citation Based Comparative Analysis Of Library Hi-Tech And Library Quarterly Journals Using Scimago Journal Rank, Stephen G

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Journal rankings are widely used in academic circles in evaluating the impact and quality of academic journals. The purpose of a journal ranking is to reflect the location of a journal within its field, the relative difficulty of being published in that journal, and the reputation associated with it. SCImago Journal Rank - A measure of the scientific impact of scholarly journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or reputation of the journals from which such citations come. This paper examined citation-based analysis using the SCImago journal rank to compare Library Quarterly ...


An Empirical Study Of Librarians And Libraries As Drivers Of Access To Knowledge In Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Emmanuel Chidiadi Onwubiko Jan 2020

An Empirical Study Of Librarians And Libraries As Drivers Of Access To Knowledge In Ebonyi State, Nigeria, Emmanuel Chidiadi Onwubiko

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The library from inception plays a very crucial role in the extension and modification of knowledge. The growing need for knowledge management has influenced every component and operation of a library. This is built on the fact that it is only by transmission of knowledge by each succeeding generation can civilization maintain itself and make advance upon the knowledge of the past. The individual and social meaning of education can only take place on the backdrop of beliefs and values of a particular social setting. In both, the library has a crucial role to play. The library we know is ...


Information: A Strategic Resource For Effective Decision Making And Successful Management Of The Open And Distance Learning (Odl) System By National Open University Of Nigeria (Noun), Collins Odili Jan 2020

Information: A Strategic Resource For Effective Decision Making And Successful Management Of The Open And Distance Learning (Odl) System By National Open University Of Nigeria (Noun), Collins Odili

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper was directed towards recognizing information as the most strategic organizational Resource for effective decision-making and successful management of the ODL system provided By NOUN. It identified information as the key asset for goal-oriented managers to plan correctly and accurately to achieve set goals on time. The elements of adequate information processing were enumerated. However, the paper noted some challenges of introducing a holistic adoption of information elements in the management of the ODL by NOUN. Besides, the huge benefits of wholesale utilization of information as the bedrock capital for effective planning were enlisted. The paper concludes by providing ...


Awareness And Usage Of Swayam Courses Among Library And Information Science Students: A Survey, A Subaveerapandiyan Mr, Fakrudhin Ali Ahamed H Mr Jan 2020

Awareness And Usage Of Swayam Courses Among Library And Information Science Students: A Survey, A Subaveerapandiyan Mr, Fakrudhin Ali Ahamed H Mr

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The Government of India initiated SWAYAM (Study Webs of Active-learning for Young Aspiring Minds), where the objective of the programme is to take the best teaching and learning resources to all with no costs. To find out the awareness and usage of SWAYAM courses among Library and Information science students, survey method of research used. To collect data from selective Universities students a structured questionnaire was prepared. The results show that most of the responses received from Annamalai University, majority respondents are aware of SWAYAM course. Respondents are aware of these courses through their teachers. 74.73% of respondents replied ...


Malasian Journal Of Library And Information Science: An Analysis Of Author Collaboration, Meera Yadav, Ruchi Kushwaha Jan 2020

Malasian Journal Of Library And Information Science: An Analysis Of Author Collaboration, Meera Yadav, Ruchi Kushwaha

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This article presents the analysis of collaboration pattern for the articles published in the journal: Malasian Journal of Library and Information Science during the period 2011-2015. Several indicators of collaboration including authorship pattern, collaboration index, degree of collaboration, and collaboration coefficient has been studied. Average authors per paper, productivity per author, most prolific authors, single authored and multi-authored articles are investigated. During the period of study MJLIS has published 110 articles by 289 authors, out of which 18 single authored, 42 double authored, 33 triple authored, 9 four author, 3 five author and 5 more than 5 authored papers have ...


Improving Clinical Diagnosis In Public Hospitals In Nigeria: Influence Of Health Information Use In Decision-Making, Yacob Haliso Professor, Olayemi Adefunke Nwogbe Jan 2020

Improving Clinical Diagnosis In Public Hospitals In Nigeria: Influence Of Health Information Use In Decision-Making, Yacob Haliso Professor, Olayemi Adefunke Nwogbe

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of the study was to determine health information use in the decision-making process in clinical practice by physicians in public hospitals, South West, Nigeria. To achieve the objectives of the study, two research questions raised and answered in the study were; What are the health information sources used by physicians in public secondary hospitals in Lagos State Nigeria? What is the purpose of health information use among physicians in public secondary hospitals in Lagos State Nigeria? This study is a hospital-based survey conducted across 10 public secondary hospitals in a State in South West, Nigeria. A total of ...


Gender Difference In Electronic Resources Usage Among The Faculty Members Of Arts And Science College Libraries In Kumbakonam Taluk, Soniya R, Kavitha S Jan 2020

Gender Difference In Electronic Resources Usage Among The Faculty Members Of Arts And Science College Libraries In Kumbakonam Taluk, Soniya R, Kavitha S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper investigate the Gender difference in electronic resources usage among the faculty members of arts and science college libraries in Kumbakonam Taluk. The study selected only 4 arts and science colleges. Questionnaire method has been adapted to data collect from faculty members arts and science colleges and 300 questionnaires were distributed among the faculty members. 263 questionnaires were returned back. Gender wise respondent’s frequency of using library, purpose of using electronic resources and use of various types of electronic resource.


Use Of E-Resources: Opinion About The Growth Of Academic Development Among The Engineering College Faculty Members In Tamilnadu, India, Dr.Sathivel Murugan Bomman, Ramesh K Jan 2020

Use Of E-Resources: Opinion About The Growth Of Academic Development Among The Engineering College Faculty Members In Tamilnadu, India, Dr.Sathivel Murugan Bomman, Ramesh K

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study has made an attempt to analysis the engineering college faculty members use of electronic resources and its impact of academic growth in Namakkal district in Tamilnadu. Based on the aim, survey method is applied and standard, structured and pretested questionnaire as a tool of this study. Percentage analysis, one-way ANOVA and post-host statistical tools are used for data analysis. Pie and bar charts also used for data representation. 1070 fully filled questionnaires received from the respondents. Among the total sample, 618(57.767) respondents are male and 425(42.243) respondents are female faculties who participated in this ...


Research Enrichment Of The Faculty Members In Alagappa University, India: The Metrics Based On Wos (Web Of Science) And Scopus, C. Baskaran Jan 2020

Research Enrichment Of The Faculty Members In Alagappa University, India: The Metrics Based On Wos (Web Of Science) And Scopus, C. Baskaran

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The proposed study aims to analyze that Citations and h-Index variations analyzed based on records of Web of Science (WoS) and Google Scholar Metrics (GSM). The citations and h-Index for research credential of the faculty members in Alagappa University based on both WoS and GSM during 1989-2018. It is found form the analysis the highest output of 262(10.90%) of the publications. in the year 2018, whereas citations found to be 298 for h-Index only 7 acquired by the whole faculty members of Alagappa University for the year 2018. It is analyzed maximum 290 (12.20%) of the publications ...