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Library Services To The Disabled In The Public Libraries Of Iran (A Case Of East Azerbaijan Province), Ali Akbar Khasseh, Soghra Rahimi-Yamchi, Hamideh Azimi, Hamid Ghazizadeh, Omid Alipour Jan 2020

Library Services To The Disabled In The Public Libraries Of Iran (A Case Of East Azerbaijan Province), Ali Akbar Khasseh, Soghra Rahimi-Yamchi, Hamideh Azimi, Hamid Ghazizadeh, Omid Alipour

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study was to evaluate the status of East Azerbaijan Public Libraries' services to the users with disabilities. The population of the study consisted of 80 managers and supervisors of public libraries in East Azerbaijan province, Iran. A researcher-made questionnaire, inspired by the American Library Association checklist and the library access checklist (by IFLA) has been used for data gathering. Findings revealed that most of the public libraries in East Azerbaijan province (56.9%) lack sufficient budget for serving the disabled. There is no established policy to provide services to the users with disabilities in libraries. Most ...


Library Services For The Visually Impaired: Case Study Of Academic Libraries In Ghana, Imoro Osman, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa Jan 2020

Library Services For The Visually Impaired: Case Study Of Academic Libraries In Ghana, Imoro Osman, Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The library has always been acknowledged as the hub of information to all in the academic environment. However, library services for the visually impaired in developing countries is often constrained due to social, financial and logistical challenges (Rowland, 2008; Hopkins, 2000; Willoughby, 1990). This study therefore examined the provision of library services for the visually impaired in three public universities in Ghana. The study adopted both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the quantitative aspect of the study whiles case study research design was used for the qualitative aspect of the study. The population ...


Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin Dec 2019

Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the third millennium, people look forward for ushering the innovations and people's rapport is getting more and more convenient with the growth of social media tools. The usages of social media by libraries encompass a vast array of platforms with many contingencies features containing new ways for library patrons in terms of promoting their information services and products. This paper delineates elaborately the incorporation of social media by East West University Library (EWU, L), Bangladesh as it is one of the precursor academic libraries in Bangladesh where all forms of contemporary technologies and services have been integrating with ...


Creating Knowledge Awareness On Library Resources And Services Among The Students Of St Xaviers College, Palayamkottai, Sankha Subhra Das, E Santhana Kumar, P Balasubramanian Oct 2019

Creating Knowledge Awareness On Library Resources And Services Among The Students Of St Xaviers College, Palayamkottai, Sankha Subhra Das, E Santhana Kumar, P Balasubramanian

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aims to know the knowledge of Library resources and services among St. Xavier's college students. The questionnaire method was used for data collection. Keeping in view the objectives of the study well-structured questionnaire was prepared and distributed to St. Xavier's college students. A total of 150 questionnaires were distributed among the undergraduate (B.A., B.com.) students out of which 144 filled in questionnaires were received back with an overall response rate of 96%. From a total of 144 respondents, 113(78.47%) are aware of the services provided by the Library and 31(21.53 ...


Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin Sep 2019

Incorporating Social Media Into Library Services: Present Scenario At East West University Library, Dilara Begum, Shaharima Parvin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the third millennium, people look forward for ushering the innovations and people's rapport is getting more and more convenient with the growth of social media tools. The usages of social media by libraries encompass a vast array of platforms with many contingencies features containing new ways for library patrons in terms of promoting their information services and products. This paper delineates elaborately the incorporation of social media by East West University Library (EWU, L), Bangladesh as it is one of the precursor academic libraries in Bangladesh where all forms of contemporary technologies and services have been integrating with ...


Re-Positioning Of Library Services Toward National Integration And National Development In Nigeria, Zainab Olanihun Ambali Mrs Aug 2019

Re-Positioning Of Library Services Toward National Integration And National Development In Nigeria, Zainab Olanihun Ambali Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

National integration is a unity of purpose in diversity that tends to paint a picture of a society that portrays the feeling of oneness and togetherness as one nation, that, despite the citizens differences in term of race, religion, culture, creed and cast, yet their co-existence is devoid of any form of political sentiment. National integration for national development is not realizable without the provision of access to right and adequate information. As it is a common practice for Library to provide access to information and also make available, an avenue for individuals to subjectively investigate matters that bothered on ...


Marketing Of Library And Information Services In A Digital Age: Application Of The Marketing Mix: A Case Study Of Two Private Universities In Ogun And Osun State, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Olajumoke Olawoyin, Esther Lawal-Solarin Jun 2019

Marketing Of Library And Information Services In A Digital Age: Application Of The Marketing Mix: A Case Study Of Two Private Universities In Ogun And Osun State, Chidi Deborah Segun-Adeniran, Olajumoke Olawoyin, Esther Lawal-Solarin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The objective of this paper is to conceptualize the subject area of marketing and promotion of library and information products and services in this present digital age. The paper discussed marketing as a core aspect of the activities carried out in any institution especially libraries and information centres. The paper also expounded strategies applied in the process of marketing library and information products and services and possible challenges that may be encountered in the process of marketing these products in private university libraries in Nigeria. Some of the strategies include advertising of library services on the institution’s (university) website ...


Ict Infrastructure And Services In The College Libraries Of Assam: A Study, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Jun 2019

Ict Infrastructure And Services In The College Libraries Of Assam: A Study, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

College education plays an important role in developing the knowledge power of any individual in a society. The libraries of academic institutions are not confined only to printed information sources; in fact, they have started acquisition and management of digital or electronic or virtual information resources. Thus the College libraries are able to fulfil the needs of the students, teachers and researchers by providing different kind of printed or digital resources. Better and effective library services can be ensured by the application of information and communication technology (ICT) with skilled and qualified library manpower. The technological aspect of ICT has ...


Use Of Library Resources And Services Among Pg Students And Research Scholars Of Alagappa University : A Study, Murugan M, Jeyshankar R May 2019

Use Of Library Resources And Services Among Pg Students And Research Scholars Of Alagappa University : A Study, Murugan M, Jeyshankar R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The main purpose of the study and use of Library resources and Services of Information. The researcher prepared questionnaire with 13 questions to be answered by the respondents about the level and Use of Library Resources and services of the 100 Questionnaries distributed 90 taken for the analysis 65.55% the respondents belong to Female category, 42.22% of the respondents belong to the age group of 26 – 30, 40.00% of respondents belong to the category of Ph.D scholars, 43.33% of respondents belong to the rural area, 42.22% of respondents belong to the Access at Library ...


Attitude Of Students Towards Utilization Of Computerized Library Services In Nigerian Libraries, Babangida Umar Babayi Mr., Tukur Abba, Mustapha Aliyu May 2019

Attitude Of Students Towards Utilization Of Computerized Library Services In Nigerian Libraries, Babangida Umar Babayi Mr., Tukur Abba, Mustapha Aliyu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

This study surveyed the attitude of students towards computerized library services at Ibrahim Babangida Library (IBL) Modibbo Adama University of Technology, (MAUTech) Yola, Adamawa State, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Data was collected through questionnaire. The study used population of 158 students who visited the university library as at the time the study was conducted. The findings revealed that Internet is the most available computerized service in the library as well as students have positive attitude towards the computerized services in the library. Among others, the problem of inadequate power supply as major hindrance ...


Evaluation Of The Availability And Use Of Information Resources And Services By Sandwich Students: A Case Study Of Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State., Albert O. Adetunji, Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun May 2019

Evaluation Of The Availability And Use Of Information Resources And Services By Sandwich Students: A Case Study Of Lead City University, Ibadan, Oyo State., Albert O. Adetunji, Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Part-time and Distance education is fast gaining global acceptance with millions of enrolments annually. Stakeholders have argued that, just like regular students, those who chose this mode of study deserve the highest quality services available. As a result, Library and Information service providers are seeking to understand this group of users in order to properly meet their information needs and design services that best fit their unique characteristics. The study thus examined the availability and use of Library and Information Services by Part-time, Students at Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria. A self administered questionnaire was used to gather data ...


Emergent Trends In Library Services Delivery: The Application Of Information And Communication Technologies In Academic Libraries, Chukwuemeka Chukwueke Mnla, Juliet Onuoha Phd Apr 2019

Emergent Trends In Library Services Delivery: The Application Of Information And Communication Technologies In Academic Libraries, Chukwuemeka Chukwueke Mnla, Juliet Onuoha Phd

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper focuses on the application of ICTs in academic libraries as an emergent trend in academic library service delivery. It is strongly believed that libraries of the 21st century are experiencing changes in different areas of their services delivery. This paper, however, believes that this change is championed by the introduction of ICT in these libraries. Literature hold that ICT application in libraries is of utmost importance due to its numerous benefits. Among these benefits are; increase in effectiveness and efficiency of library services, reduction in time of information access, location and retrieval, saving of library’s physical ...


Perspectives Of Users’ Satisfaction On Library Resources And Services In Oyo State College Of Health Science And Technology Ibadan, Samuel Olukayode Olukayode Awotona Mr., Oluwaseun Lekan Ipadeola Mr. Feb 2019

Perspectives Of Users’ Satisfaction On Library Resources And Services In Oyo State College Of Health Science And Technology Ibadan, Samuel Olukayode Olukayode Awotona Mr., Oluwaseun Lekan Ipadeola Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Users’ satisfaction is always paramount to the existence of any academic library. The need to meet the information needs of its users, the staff attitude to encourage client’s patronage and an inviting environment that is conducive for reading. Against this backdrop, the study was designed to gauge the perception on the relevance of the library resources, satisfaction of the library staff attitudes and perceived barriers to satisfaction. The study survey was conducted among the students of Oyo State College of Health Science and Technology Ibadan.


Marketing Of Library Services For Enhanced Accessibility In National Open University Of Nigeria: Challenges And Strategies For Intervention, Loveth Ogoegbunam Ekwueme Ph. D, Promise Ifeoma Ilo Ph.D Jan 2019

Marketing Of Library Services For Enhanced Accessibility In National Open University Of Nigeria: Challenges And Strategies For Intervention, Loveth Ogoegbunam Ekwueme Ph. D, Promise Ifeoma Ilo Ph.D

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study is a descriptive survey on challenges and enhancement strategies for the marketing of library services for improved accessibility to students of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN). Three specific objectives, three research question and one null hypothesis guided the study. Population for the study consists of 15 librarians from the six study centres libraries in the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria. The study used a questionnaire and interview to collect data from 15 librarians in the six study centre libraries in the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria. The data collected were analysed using mean and standard deviation and ...


Use Of Electronic Journals By Research Scholars And Postgraduate Students Of University Of Delhi And Jamia Millia Islamia: A Comparative Analysis, Md. Sohail, Mr. Maksood, Nazia Salauddin Jan 2019

Use Of Electronic Journals By Research Scholars And Postgraduate Students Of University Of Delhi And Jamia Millia Islamia: A Comparative Analysis, Md. Sohail, Mr. Maksood, Nazia Salauddin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The emergence of the internet is a new medium of information storage and delivery represents a revolution, which will have a lasting impact on the electronic publication and delivery of information system in the twenty-first century. The developments in information technology have brought e-journals as a boon to research community, which are becoming a major source for scholarly communication. As e-journal is a journal available online or offline containing research papers, review articles, scholarly communications. In the electronic environment teaching, learning and research are being supported by e-journals which are emerging as new powerful tool. E-journals have an impact not ...


Application Of Cloud Computing In University Libraries: Case Study Of Selected University Libraries In Gujarat, Pradipsinh Chudasma, Atul Bhatt, Dharmendra Trivedi Jan 2019

Application Of Cloud Computing In University Libraries: Case Study Of Selected University Libraries In Gujarat, Pradipsinh Chudasma, Atul Bhatt, Dharmendra Trivedi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this paper is to determine the awareness and use of cloud computing services and technology among library personnel and library users in selected university libraries in Gujarat, India. A detailed survey was piloted using structured set of questionnaires among 210 library users which comprised of post graduate students, research scholars and faculty of the respective university and 15 senior library professionals participated in the survey. Study discovered that 78.57% of library users and 80% of library staff are aware about cloud technology. They are using multiple devices for cloud computing and 65.71% of library users ...


“Satisfaction Of Users With The Services Of Allama Iqbal Library”, Javaid Wani, Irfan Shafi, Hilal Ahmad Sheikh Jan 2019

“Satisfaction Of Users With The Services Of Allama Iqbal Library”, Javaid Wani, Irfan Shafi, Hilal Ahmad Sheikh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The main purpose of the study was to evaluate various services of Allama Iqbal Library in terms of awareness of library users regarding different services, expectations and perceptions on different services. Further to know about the usage of services of the library. These services were Circulation Service Awareness, CAS Awareness, Xerox Facility Awareness, Reading Room Service Awareness, Interlibrary Loan Service Awareness, OPAC Service Awareness, Internet Service Awareness, and EZ-Proxy Service Awareness. To achieve the objectives of the study survey method was opted to conduct the study. Moreover, the questionnaire was framed and used as a tool for data collection ...


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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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.


Users’ Perception For Quality Service Delivery In Albert Ilesanmi Ilemobode Library, Federal University Of Technology Akure (Futa), Ishola Bolanle Clifford Mr, Peter Oluwaseyi, Egbewale Funmilola Afolake, Emida Adenike Adesola, Olanlokun Eunice Olayinka Dec 2018

Users’ Perception For Quality Service Delivery In Albert Ilesanmi Ilemobode Library, Federal University Of Technology Akure (Futa), Ishola Bolanle Clifford Mr, Peter Oluwaseyi, Egbewale Funmilola Afolake, Emida Adenike Adesola, Olanlokun Eunice Olayinka

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The study investigated Users’ perception for quality service delivery in Albert Ilesanmi Ilemobode Library, Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study; the major instrument for generating data collection was the questionnaires. In carrying out the research, a case study research method was adopted while the researchers made use of random sampling techniques. The Sampling size for this research consists of 10% of registered post graduate students of Albert Ilesanmi Ilemobode Library; hence 200 respondents were selected for the study. However, only 192 respondents completed and returned the questionnaires. The data ...


Students’ Perceived Influence Of Library Services In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria., Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Thanslikan Muhajir 4508666 Nov 2018

Students’ Perceived Influence Of Library Services In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria., Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Thanslikan Muhajir 4508666

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

It is often said that students’ effective learning cannot be acquired through classrooms activities alone, they refer to school library information resources to complement what they have been taught. In view of the foregoing, this study examines students’ perceived influence of library services in secondary schools in Kwara State, Nigeria. The study population consists of 27,883 students in secondary schools (public and private). Multistage and systematic random sampling techniques were used to select 378 students across the 16 local governments drawn from the three senatorial districts that formed the state. An instrument titled “School Library Questionnaire (SLQ)” was used ...


Use Of Electronic Journals By Research Scholars And Postgraduate Students Of University Of Delhi And Jamia Millia Islamia: A Comparative Survey, Md. Sohail, Mr. Maksood, Nazia Salauddin Nov 2018

Use Of Electronic Journals By Research Scholars And Postgraduate Students Of University Of Delhi And Jamia Millia Islamia: A Comparative Survey, Md. Sohail, Mr. Maksood, Nazia Salauddin

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The emergence of the internet is a new medium of information storage and delivery represents a revolution, which will have a lasting impact on the electronic publication and delivery of information system in the twenty-first century. The developments in information technology have brought e-journals as a boon to research community, which are becoming a major source for scholarly communication. As e-journal is a journal available online or offline containing research papers, review articles, scholarly communications. In the electronic environment teaching, learning and research are being supported by e-journals which are emerging as new powerful tool. E-journals have an impact not ...


Marketing Strategies Of Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, Uchechukwu Victoria Victoria Enweani Oct 2018

Marketing Strategies Of Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria, Uchechukwu Victoria Victoria Enweani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study surveyed the strategies used in marketing library and Information services in Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Teaching Hospital, Amaku, Awka, Anambra state Nigeria. It was discovered that the strategies used in marketing are ineffective compared to the changing situations in contemporary university environment. Personal experiences as a staff in the library were used to draw inferences for the study. The major marketing strategy used were face-to-face interaction with library user, good communication skills, use of library notice board, display and exhibition, institutions website and use of library as a course. All these strategies though utilized are not really effective ...


Satisfaction Of Library Services By Catholic Religious In Ss. Peter And Paul Seminary, Ibadan, Nigeria, Oyedele Abimbola Ojeniyi Mr. Oct 2018

Satisfaction Of Library Services By Catholic Religious In Ss. Peter And Paul Seminary, Ibadan, Nigeria, Oyedele Abimbola Ojeniyi Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Libraries not only acquire, organize, retrieve and disseminate information but also provide some services such as references services, current awareness, selective dissemination of information, document delivery services and inter-library loan services. Others include internet, audiovisual, reprographic, customer relation and user education services. The sole aim of these services is to satisfy the information needs of the users and clienteles of the library. The catholic religious who are studying to become priests have information needs not only for their academics but also for their pastoral training, which is given a greater priority towards their eligibility as priests. Therefore, they need to ...


Use Of Online Public Access Catalogue [Opac] At Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu: A Study, Dr. A.Thirumagal, M. Mani, Dr. R.R.Saravanakumar Jul 2018

Use Of Online Public Access Catalogue [Opac] At Sadakathullah Appa College, Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu: A Study, Dr. A.Thirumagal, M. Mani, Dr. R.R.Saravanakumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

OPAC is an imperative device in the libraries to offer a moral support of the clients. Electronic Information access and recovery in numerous ways should be possible utilizing the OPAC administrations. The present study explores the Use of Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) at Sadakathullah Appa College (SAC) Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu. This paper discusses various aspects of OPAC use such as frequency use, and satisfaction regarding use of OPAC etc.,


Identifying Non-Use Of Library Services By Faculty In A Ghanaian University, Edward Mensah Borteye, Kodjo Atiso, Afia Densi Asare-Kyire Knust Apr 2018

Identifying Non-Use Of Library Services By Faculty In A Ghanaian University, Edward Mensah Borteye, Kodjo Atiso, Afia Densi Asare-Kyire Knust

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper aims to primarily investigate among faculty the reasons for non use of library services and resources at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, the category of non users and also how to improve usage. The study adopts a descriptive survey design. Fifty-six (56) out of 1018 faculty respondents were identified as non users and this formed the basis of the study. Data was mainly collected by questionnaire. The information sources respondents mostly used included their own textbooks; Internet; electronic journals and ebooks etc. Reasons adduced for non use of library services included: no time to visit ...


Perceived Influence Of Library Services On Students’ Academic Achievement In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria, Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Muhajir Tanslikhan Mar 2018

Perceived Influence Of Library Services On Students’ Academic Achievement In Secondary Schools In Kwara State, Nigeria, Yusuf Suleiman, Zahyah Hanafi, Muhajir Tanslikhan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Library is considered as an important input needed to implement school programs. In the light of the foregoing, this study examined the perceived influence of library services on students’ academic achievement in secondary schools. Non-probability techniques (stratified, purposive and convenience sampling techniques) were used to select 20 schools and its principals from three senatorial districts in Kwara State. The research design used combined both interview and observational checklist to collect relevant data for the study. Nvivo software (version 10) was used to analyse the data collected. Findings of the study revealed that library services positively influenced students’ academic achievement. Findings ...


Provision Of Effective Rural Library Services For Users' Satisfaction In Anambra State, Pearl Chidinma Akanwa, Obiageli Martina Ilika, Adaora Joy Udo-Anyanwu Jan 2018

Provision Of Effective Rural Library Services For Users' Satisfaction In Anambra State, Pearl Chidinma Akanwa, Obiageli Martina Ilika, Adaora Joy Udo-Anyanwu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated provision of effective rural library services for users’ satisfaction in Anambra State. Five research questions guided the study. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The population comprised of thirteen (13) library staff and one hundred and five (105) users of the rural libraries studied. Two instruments comprising of questionnaire and observation checklist were used for the study. Descriptive statistics were used in analyzing data collected. Hypothesis was also tested at 0.05 level of significance with Pearson Product Moment Correlation (PPMC) to determine relationship between provision of effective rural library services and users’ satisfaction ...


Assessment Of Library Resources And Services Of Central University Libraries, Delhi: A Study, Ajit Kumar Sep 2017

Assessment Of Library Resources And Services Of Central University Libraries, Delhi: A Study, Ajit Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The information resources are major component of library. In the present scenario document information resources are replacing with the electronic information resources due to application of Information and Technology in our society. The study reveals that the central university library collections are increasing in term of electronic resources like e-journal, e-books, and on-line databases. The readers of the library are also satisfied with the resources of the library as well as the services of the library, which is being rendered by the library staff. Findings of the study more I.T. skilled LIS professional required for provide better and effective ...


Assessment Of Library Service Quality And User Satisfaction Among Undergraduate Students Of Yusuf Maitama Sule University (Ymsu) Library, Rilwan Adam Sep 2017

Assessment Of Library Service Quality And User Satisfaction Among Undergraduate Students Of Yusuf Maitama Sule University (Ymsu) Library, Rilwan Adam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of this study is to examine the undergraduate students’ perception on library service quality from three dimensions which are library information resources, services and facilities that are available for use in YMSU Library whether the users are satisfy with the quality of library service delivery or not. The study adopted survey research methodology with cross-sectional design. It was appropriate for this study as a useful method for assessing attitudes or opinions towards programmes, individuals, organizations and events. Three research objectives were formulated to guide this study. A simple random sampling technique was used and a sample size of ...


Library As A Goldmine: Social Media Technologies (Smt) As The Way Forward, Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare, Stephen Mutula Sep 2017

Library As A Goldmine: Social Media Technologies (Smt) As The Way Forward, Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare, Stephen Mutula

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

There is no gainsaying that academic libraries are a natural gold mine for the University community and for the general public as a whole. Extant literature has shown that academic libraries are a source of enrichment for curriculum and research thus leading to academic productivity and global visibility of the parent institution. The realization of this fact has gone a long way in enhancing the status of academic libraries globally by changing the orientation of library clienteles and also correct the misconception in which they perceive the library as an antique, a reading place and has little or nothing to ...