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Scientometric Study Of Literature Output On Internet Addiction In Children From 1999-2018, Janarthanan Pichai, Nithyanandam Kannan Dr. Dec 2019

Scientometric Study Of Literature Output On Internet Addiction In Children From 1999-2018, Janarthanan Pichai, Nithyanandam Kannan Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Internet addiction. Phone addiction. Technology addiction, now a days all the parents are expressing worries that their children are addicted to their devices. Children, who become addicted to the Net, are mostly allured by online games initially. However, they may eventually be exposed to unwanted or obscene content on the Net or even commit a cybercrime. The data is collected from PubMed database using keyword search. The collected data is analyzed for total number of publications on Internet addiction in children, authorship pattern, geographical wise contribution, most prolific author contributions, most affiliated institute, relative growth rate and so on. From ...


The Internet Of Things: Opportunities And Challenges For Libraries, Abdoulaye Kaba, Chennupati K. Ramaiah Nov 2019

The Internet Of Things: Opportunities And Challenges For Libraries, Abdoulaye Kaba, Chennupati K. Ramaiah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

With the necessity to be connected to the Internet, the Internet of Things (IoT) will receive more and more attention. By using RFID technologies, IoT will be able to connect everyday devices and transfer data between them. Like other service providers, IoT technologies will offer many opportunities for libraries, from tracking room usage and program attendance to monitoring humidity levels for special collections, and many more applications. In this paper, we are discussing about the nature of IoT, opportunities and challenges of using IoT in libraries. Despite of having challenges, IoT will contribute effectively to the transformation and innovation of ...


Linking Library Resources To The Web Through Linked Data, Sankha Subhra Das, Arpita Roy Chowdhury Nov 2019

Linking Library Resources To The Web Through Linked Data, Sankha Subhra Das, Arpita Roy Chowdhury

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The concept of linked Data and Semantic Web have been gaining importance to revolutionise the world of the internet. The idea behind Linked Data can be used to create a huge database of the Internet interlinked by relationships that will be easily understood by machines as well as humans. We tried to compare some libraries that have published their content via linked open data. The advantages and disadvantages have also been highlighted. libraries should benefit by adopting linked Data but there are many challenges that will come up in its implementation. The BIBFRAME Initiative is a possible framework that will ...


Kyai Vs Internet And Media The Influence Of Media And The Internet In Health Material Learning In Traditional Islamic Boarding Schools (Tibss) In West Java, Indonesia, Atwar Bajari, Uud Wahyudin, Dedi Rumawan Erlandia Sep 2019

Kyai Vs Internet And Media The Influence Of Media And The Internet In Health Material Learning In Traditional Islamic Boarding Schools (Tibss) In West Java, Indonesia, Atwar Bajari, Uud Wahyudin, Dedi Rumawan Erlandia

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Abstract

Information technology affects the views and behavior of users and their environment. In the early decades, Traditional Islamic Boarding School (TIBSs) prohibited the use of communication and information technology. TIBSs experienced a shift to be increasingly open to the media and the internet. A strict prohibition on the use of media in Islamic boarding schools influences their insights about their health problems. To ensure the influence of media and internet on students’ life in TIBS, this research was conducted aiming at explaining the use level of media and internet by students in seeking health information, and the influence of ...


Evaluation Of Ict Impact On Reading Habits Of Students In Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bengaluru, Prasanna Kumara Bm Sep 2019

Evaluation Of Ict Impact On Reading Habits Of Students In Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Bengaluru, Prasanna Kumara Bm

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The survey aim is to analyze the impact of information communication technology on the reading habits of students in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Bengaluru. This study adopted survey methods, with a well- structured questionnaire, prepared through Google Forms, and a total of 179 UG and PG students participated in this survey. All the data collected have been analyzed and presented in the form of tables. Appropriate statistical measures like percentage and chi-square test have been applied in the analysis of the data. The classroom is the most preferable place for their reading. Students are referring textbooks for preparing exams and classroom ...


Infrastructure And Facility Readiness For Providing E-Learning And Allied Services In The Engineering College Libraries Of Kerala, Joseph Jestin K J, S Ally Sornam Dr. Sep 2019

Infrastructure And Facility Readiness For Providing E-Learning And Allied Services In The Engineering College Libraries Of Kerala, Joseph Jestin K J, S Ally Sornam Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Over the last decade, rapid reforms have been undertaken in the higher education sector such as policy framing, pedagogical transformations, accreditations, faculty standardisations and, most importantly, e-learning. Institutions, especially engineering colleges were quick and steady to admit the concepts of e-learning and its applications in the teaching and learning process. Online repositories and subscribed contents are no more an unfamiliar notion among the concerned users in engineering colleges. Though the majority of colleges are willing to embrace the new changes, academic circles are quite sceptic on the adequacy and suitability of infrastructural facilities available in the respective colleges. Many are ...


E-Resources And Its Adoption Among Engineering College Faculty Members Pertaining To Kerala State, Joseph Jestin K J, S Ally Sornam Dr. Sep 2019

E-Resources And Its Adoption Among Engineering College Faculty Members Pertaining To Kerala State, Joseph Jestin K J, S Ally Sornam Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Matching with the many strides made in higher education, the engineering institutions in our country are devoting heavily on academic resources, specifically e-resources, since the quality of engineering institutions are also assessed in terms of availability of quality library references, collections, repositories and ICT tools for facilitating knowledge proliferation and its usage. An extensive study has been conducted among the Faculty of Engineering colleges in Kerala aimed to find the availability, infrastructure support and consumption status of various types of e-resources. As part of study predesigned and well-structured questionnaire was distributed among the librarians and faculty members of the selected ...


Adoption And Usage Of Web-Based Library Resources And Services: An Investigation Of Icddr,B Library In Bangladesh, Md. Nazim Uddin, M. Al Mamun, Md. Shafiur Rahman Sep 2019

Adoption And Usage Of Web-Based Library Resources And Services: An Investigation Of Icddr,B Library In Bangladesh, Md. Nazim Uddin, M. Al Mamun, Md. Shafiur Rahman

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose – The core purpose of this study is to explore the web-based library services available in icddr,b Library. In addition, this research aims to investigate the adoption and utilisation of subscribed, registered and open access e-resources by the scientists and researchers at icddr,b Library. The existing facilities that influenced smooth usage of web-based information services of icddr,b library have been assessed. The study involved scientists and researchers of icddr,b.

Design/methodology/approach – The study used a mixed-method research design using case study approach. Both qualitative and quantitative approaches were used. An online survey was conducted in ...


Status Of Engineering College Libraries In Bhubaneswar Region Of Odisha, India: A Comparative Study, Bhanu Partap, Payel Saha Sep 2019

Status Of Engineering College Libraries In Bhubaneswar Region Of Odisha, India: A Comparative Study, Bhanu Partap, Payel Saha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of the present study is to explore the current status of engineering college libraries in Bhubaneswar region of Odisha, India. A questionnaire based survey has been conducted in the selected engineering college libraries in Bhubaneswar region of Odisha and tried to assess the current status of staff, collection, services, Information Technology infrastructure, etc. The copies of well structured questionnaire have been distributed among the ten engineering college libraries in Bhubaneswar in the month of March 2019, out of which, six college libraries have been responded positively. It was found that all the responded engineering college libraries were providing ...


Use Of Library Resources By The Faculty And Students Of Medical And Allied Colleges In Goa State: A Study, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr. Sep 2019

Use Of Library Resources By The Faculty And Students Of Medical And Allied Colleges In Goa State: A Study, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to determine the data collected from the respondents of the medical and allied colleges in Goa state, with the aim of improving the existing Library an Information Services offered by the medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, homeopathic and ayurveda colleges in the state.

Methodology: Survey method adopted for the present study. A structured questionnaire was designed keeping the objectives in mind and distributed to the students and faculty members and collected the required primary data. Collected data were analyzed using statistical tools.

Findings: It is clear from the study that, English language is most ...


Use Of Electronic Information Resources In Medical And Allied Colleges Of Goa State: An Analysis, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr. Sep 2019

Use Of Electronic Information Resources In Medical And Allied Colleges Of Goa State: An Analysis, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to know preference of electronic resources, to find out the need and satisfaction of electronic information, and to identify the respondents’ opinion about IT skills and co-operation of library staff.

Methodology: Survey method adopted for the present study. A structured questionnaire was designed keeping in view of the objectives in mind and distributed to the students and faculty members and collected the required primary data from medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy, homeopathic and ayurveda colleges in the state Goa. Collected data were analyzed using statistical tools.

Findings: It is clear from the study that ...


Impact Of Internet Among Library Users In Alagappa University: A Case Study, Ayyanar K, Thirunavukkarasu A, Jeyshankar R Jul 2019

Impact Of Internet Among Library Users In Alagappa University: A Case Study, Ayyanar K, Thirunavukkarasu A, Jeyshankar R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study analysed the awareness and usage of the internet among 124 Students and research scholars of Alagappa University. A well-structured questionnaire was used for data collection and MS Excel software was used for analyzing the data. The study revealed that majority of the respondents are female 93(75%) and 65(52.4 %) of respondents are PG students. research scholars and fewer respondents from Staff. Most of respondents 120(96.8%) using the Internet, Further the study found that 53(42.7%) of using Department in the University. 43(34.7%) of respondents use the University library. Most of the ...


Information Gathering Habits Among Students Of Affiliated Colleges In Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, P Viji Mrs Jul 2019

Information Gathering Habits Among Students Of Affiliated Colleges In Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala Subramanian, P Viji Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information gathering habit is an attempt to search for information in order to satisfy the requirements that occur out of a prerequisite to attain a goal. Here, the information system can be consulted either physically or through machine interaction. Hence one needs to be updated with the current trends in information in order to be on the fore fronts of modern generation. Based on the random sampling method sampling method used a set of questionnaires were distributed among 1200 students and 1068 questionnaires were duly received and considered for sorting. The response rate was 89%. The highest numbers of respondents ...


The Opportunities And Damages Of Virtual Social Networks From Students' Perspectives; The Experience Of Iranian Users, Meisam Dastani, Ali Mohammadpour, Javad Bagheri Jul 2019

The Opportunities And Damages Of Virtual Social Networks From Students' Perspectives; The Experience Of Iranian Users, Meisam Dastani, Ali Mohammadpour, Javad Bagheri

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Today, virtual social networks affect different dimensions of individual and social life of individuals and in the future they will play a much greater and more important role in life. The present study aims to study the positive and negative effects of virtual social networks from students' point of view medical and non-medical sciences universities of Gonabad city. This is a descriptive-survey study. The research population of the study population was Gonabad, a university student in the academic year of 2016-2017. To determine the sample size, 350 samples were selected using Cochran formula and selected by stratified random sampling from ...


Changes In Information Seeking Behavior And Reading Patterns Of Law Students In Digital Environment: A Case Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik May 2019

Changes In Information Seeking Behavior And Reading Patterns Of Law Students In Digital Environment: A Case Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study analyzes the data collected from 65 students on their changing information seeking behavior. It is observed from the study that books and subscribed online legal databases are the main source of information to them and it is necessary to help and guide the students in using the library resources and services to meet their information requirement. Most of the students use Manupatra, WestLaw and LexixNexis online Legal databases to meet their information requirement.


Changes In Information Seeking Behavior And Reading Patterns Of Law Students In Digital Environment A Case Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik May 2019

Changes In Information Seeking Behavior And Reading Patterns Of Law Students In Digital Environment A Case Study, Banalata Pradhan Mrs, Annapurna Pattnaik

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study analyzes the data collected from 65 students on their changing information seeking behavior. It is observed from the study that books and subscribed online legal databases are the main source of information to them and it is necessary to help and guide the students in using the library resources and services to meet their information requirement. Most of the students use Manupatra, WestLaw and LexixNexis online Legal databases to meet their information requirement.


University Lecturers’ Level Of Awareness And Proficiency Of Internet Services And Resources For Academic Activities In Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tukur Abba Dr., Abbas Adamu Lamido Gora Mr. May 2019

University Lecturers’ Level Of Awareness And Proficiency Of Internet Services And Resources For Academic Activities In Adamawa State, Nigeria, Tukur Abba Dr., Abbas Adamu Lamido Gora Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Internet services and resources are useful tools that facilitate effective and efficient conduct of academic activities such as teaching, learning, research, publishing, collaboration and communication. This paper determined the level of university lecturers’ awareness and proficiency of Internet services and resources for academic activities in Adamawa State, Nigeria. The study was guided by two objectives and two research questions. Survey research method was adopted. Stratified random sampling technique was used in selecting sample, while, Krejcie and Morgan (2006) was used to obtain sample size of 265 lecturers from Adamawa State University Mubi, American University of Nigeria Yola and Modibbo ...


Internet Access And Information Retrieval Competencies Of High School Students In Ghana, Philip Kwaku Kankam, Zawedde Nsibirwa May 2019

Internet Access And Information Retrieval Competencies Of High School Students In Ghana, Philip Kwaku Kankam, Zawedde Nsibirwa

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

No abstract provided.


Utilization Of E-Resources And Databases In Agricultural And Veterinary Universities Of Hisar, Haryana, Seema Parmar May 2019

Utilization Of E-Resources And Databases In Agricultural And Veterinary Universities Of Hisar, Haryana, Seema Parmar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The present study is conducted in two universities of different nature viz. CCS Haryana Agricultural University and Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and animal Sciences. The main aim of the study is to assess the awareness and use of subscription based, consortia based, open access and other kind of e-resources and databases available and accessible to mark their utility. The data was collected through the questionnaire technique whereas random sample of 40 PG students from each university was taken for the study. The study reveals the status of e-resources and databases in both the universities and level of ...


Skills Of Using Internet And Computer Communication Network Among Library Professionals Working In Selected Arts And Science Colleges: Affiliated To Bharathidasan University, Mercy Angeline X Apr 2019

Skills Of Using Internet And Computer Communication Network Among Library Professionals Working In Selected Arts And Science Colleges: Affiliated To Bharathidasan University, Mercy Angeline X

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

We live in a computer-centric Information Age. The number of computers in-use including in libraries is growing rapidly. Computer literacy, which is the ability to operate a computer system for performing personal and job-related tasks like using web browsers and search engines on the internet to retrieve needed information and communicate with the others, is considered as a fundament part of today's library professionals skills. Library managers prefer professionals and librarians who are computer literate because they are more productive and efficient at work than those who are not computer literate. The paper seeks to investigate the use of ...


The Effect Of Globalization On The National Criminal Law Systems, Shirin Ahmadi Dastjerdi, Abbas Sheikholeslami Apr 2019

The Effect Of Globalization On The National Criminal Law Systems, Shirin Ahmadi Dastjerdi, Abbas Sheikholeslami

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Globalization has influenced many human life scopes with a variety of tools, which the cyberspace playing the most role. Although both cyberspace and globalization have had many benefits to human life, both as a tool and as a process, they have been able to assist offenders to bring crime into the cyberspace without any trouble. Therefore, today criminologists discuss the globalized world of crime. Although, the processes of homogenization and globalization have been precious to human beings, should not be overlooked. In this article, the author has tried to explain the cybercrime in the age of globalization, with an emphasis ...


Use Of Whatsapp Among The Users Of Chattisgarh Libraries: An Analytical Study, Payel Saha Apr 2019

Use Of Whatsapp Among The Users Of Chattisgarh Libraries: An Analytical Study, Payel Saha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The main theme of this study is to find out the use of whatsapp in Chhattisgarh libraries. For this study a structure questionnaire were distributed among the Chhattisgarh area libraries. Because in our modern life social networking sites have a great importance. There are various types of apps to connect the people regularly but most popular app is whatsapp. Through this app everybody can interact other persons with in a second. People have to time to go and visit and collect news themselves. Whatsapp connect peoples throughout the world. They can message, talk and video call easily through this app ...


Why Users Need Internet In College Libraries? A Study Of College Libraries In India, Lokesha Naik, Dr. Kishore Kumar S Apr 2019

Why Users Need Internet In College Libraries? A Study Of College Libraries In India, Lokesha Naik, Dr. Kishore Kumar S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study is to investigate the why users need Internet in college Libraries. For the concern of this the investigator has made a study on the use of the Internet by the students and faculty members of the colleges’ libraries in Karnataka, India. The main objective is to find out the use of the Internet, analyse the use of the Internet in relation to other information sources and how they perceive the advantages of Internet and problems for accessing them. Study results show that the academic community who participated in this survey are aware of the Internet ...


Use And Perceptin Of E-Resources Among The College Students Of Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala: A Study, Mani .. M, Padma .. P Mar 2019

Use And Perceptin Of E-Resources Among The College Students Of Thiruvananthapuram,Kerala: A Study, Mani .. M, Padma .. P

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study is to examine the use and perception of E-Resources by the College Students in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The present study is descriptive survey method and covers 120 students were randomly selected. Data were collected using questionnaire. The questionnaire discusses their socio-demographic information, find out that Statistical Package Social Sciences (SPSS). The researcher has used MS Excel and MS Word to create and format tables required for the study. Therefore one fourth of the male and female students visit the library daily, 25% of the respondents spend 1-2 hours for using the college library per day, 55 ...


Perceived Impact Of Internet Services On Computer Science Undergraduate Research In Universities In Benue State, Nigeria, Tofi Simon Ternenge Feb 2019

Perceived Impact Of Internet Services On Computer Science Undergraduate Research In Universities In Benue State, Nigeria, Tofi Simon Ternenge

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT: The study investigated the perceived impact of internet services on Computer Science undergraduate research in universities in Benue State, Nigeria. The study looked at the extent of availability of internet services, e-mails, World Wide Web, File Transfer Protocol and challenges that affect effective utilization of internet services. Five (5) objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study while three hypotheses were formulated. The study adopted a survey research design. The population of the study was 401 final year undergraduate students of Computer Science Department from three (3) universities in Benue State. The sample size for the study was 200 ...


A Survey On Health Science Researchers: Their Need And Information Seeking Behavior In Academic Context, Manoj Mishra "Dr.", Priyambada Das Feb 2019

A Survey On Health Science Researchers: Their Need And Information Seeking Behavior In Academic Context, Manoj Mishra "Dr.", Priyambada Das

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

E-resources are now commonly used for academic and research activities. The present health science researchers are interested for CAS and SDI services. This study is designed about to know the information sources, use habits of researchers and mostly the preference of online resources. The output result of this study indicates that the researchers up-date / up-grade themselves for learning habit with information development skill through e-library also.


Internet Use Among Faculty And Students Of College Libraries In Bangalore, India: A Study, Lokesha Naik, Kishore Kumar Jan 2019

Internet Use Among Faculty And Students Of College Libraries In Bangalore, India: A Study, Lokesha Naik, Kishore Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study was to examine the factors influencing the usage of the internet by the Bangalore University affiliated colleges’ faculty members and students for academic purposes. In this study tests the research framework using structural equation modelling. 167 faculty and 733 students from college libraries participated in this study. The findings of this study suggest that the attitude and perceived usefulness of the Internet significantly influence the behavioural intention of the users on using the internet for the general purposes. Again the study revealed that the perceived usefulness of the Internet is significantly influenced by the perceived ...


Information Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Professionals In India, S Thanuskodi "Dr." Jan 2019

Information Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Professionals In India, S Thanuskodi "Dr."

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This project examines information literacy skills among the Library and Information Science (LIS) professionals in India, pointing out the benefits and finally makes recommendations to improve the program. This is considered a very significant issue in view of the fact that it will afford in India, academic institutions and private organizations such as companies the understanding of what to improve and the way to improve them as far as their information literacy is concerned. As India become more advanced technologically, it has become more important for children and even adult to have the awareness of a solid foundation in Information ...


Awareness And Usage Of Search Engines Among The Students Sri Ramakrishna College Of Arts And Science Coimbatore: A Study, G.Sivasubramanian Sivasubramanian, Dr.P. Gomathi, G Sivasubramanian Jan 2019

Awareness And Usage Of Search Engines Among The Students Sri Ramakrishna College Of Arts And Science Coimbatore: A Study, G.Sivasubramanian Sivasubramanian, Dr.P. Gomathi, G Sivasubramanian

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study awareness and used of search engines by students Sri Ramakrishna college of arts and science Coimbatore. Total 300 questionnaires were distributed randomly students of SRCAS Coimbatore. The investigator could collect questionnaires from only 259 out of 300 respondents. This constitutes 86.33 per cent (259/300) of the total answer. Mostly 66% of the respondents are usage Google search engine for their principle.39% of the respondents are usage the search engine mostly for judgment thesis works. The trainers need particular awareness of the university establishment. Particular training program should be designed for them.


Awareness Of Web 3.0 Technology Among The Researchers And Faculty Member Of Medical, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Science: A Study, Sridhara R N, Dr. Raghunandana M Jan 2019

Awareness Of Web 3.0 Technology Among The Researchers And Faculty Member Of Medical, Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Science: A Study, Sridhara R N, Dr. Raghunandana M

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

This paper depicts the Awareness of web 3.0 utilized as a part of Medical Faculty Members and Researchers condition in Rajiv Gandhi University of Health science. We have just observed our administrations and accumulations change drastically with the ascent of the web and everything that it has carried with it, from the coordination’s of offering open web access, to e-assets, Web 2.0 and the utilization of the semantic web. The Social networking sites (SNSs) have permeated our daily lives. As social media usage with mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet devices increases, it has ...