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Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor Oct 2019

Impact Of Social Networking Sites (Sns) On College Students: A Case Study Of Regional Institute Of Paramedical And Nursing Science (Ripans), Aizawl, Esther Lalnunpuii Research Scholar, Manoj Kumar Verma Assistant Professor, R.K. Ngurtinkhuma Professor

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The present study examines the impact of Social Networking Sites on college students of Regional Institute of Paramedical and Nursing (RIPANS), Aizawl. The study focused on the SNSs usage on academic performance, both positive and negative influence, the purpose and problem faced by the students in using SNSs. 150 well-structured questionnaires were distributed to the randomly selected students of RIPANS to find out the impact of using SNSs for their academic performance, out of which 146 students have responded. The collected data is further analyzed and presented in tables followed by charts with interpretation. The findings of the study show ...


Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha Sep 2019

Challenges Associated With Accessing And Utilizing Library Electronic Information Resources By Economics Education Students’ In South East, Nigeria, Yunisa Abdulrahman, Joseph Onuoha

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This study focused on ascertaining the challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources by Economics Education students’ in South East NigeriaThe study adopted a descriptive survey research design. Samples were drawn using a purposive sampling technique in selecting four hundred and ninety-two (492) Economics Education students’ from the study area. Data was collected using a validated 4-point Likert rated questionnaire for challenges associated with accessing and utilizing library e-resources (QCAUER) instrument with a reliability coefficient of 0.72. Two research questions and two research hypotheses were formulated to guide the study. Frequency count and simple Percentage was used to ...


Issues And Challenges In Accessing And Utilization Of Information Resources By Students Of Fuaa, Lawal Mohammed Tukur Sep 2019

Issues And Challenges In Accessing And Utilization Of Information Resources By Students Of Fuaa, Lawal Mohammed Tukur

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The study was conducted to analyze Issues and Challenges in Accessing and Utilization of Information Resources by students of Federal University Agriculture Abeokuta. Four research objectives guided the study. 306 copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents in the university and in response only 217 were received from the student’s community. Simply a stratified random sampling technique was employed for the study due to the largeness of the population. In the data analysis, frequency counts, simple percentages, and charts were used for the statistical analysis. The findings revealed that the availability of information resources such as ...


Awareness And Use Of Information Resources, Services And Facilities By Students In Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria, Lawal Mohammed Tukur Sep 2019

Awareness And Use Of Information Resources, Services And Facilities By Students In Federal University Of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria, Lawal Mohammed Tukur

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The present study provides an overview about the user’s awareness in Federal University Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria.. The study was conducted to ascertain the level of awareness of information resources, services and facilities by students of FUAA. Three research objectives guided the study. 306 copies of questionnaire were administered to the respondents in the university and 217 received and analyzed. Simple random and stratified sampling techniques were employed for the study due to the largeness of the population. In the data analysis, frequency counts, simple percentages, and charts was used for the statistical analysis. The study Highlight the levels ...


Availability And Accessibility Of Information Resources By Students In Tertiary Institutions. A Case Study Of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko- Benue State, Nigeria., Ugba Terlanga Cln, Tondo Richard Iorver, Tofi Simon Ternenge Cln, Akosu Hyacinth Akosu, Akaaimo Gabriel Terhemen Jul 2019

Availability And Accessibility Of Information Resources By Students In Tertiary Institutions. A Case Study Of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko- Benue State, Nigeria., Ugba Terlanga Cln, Tondo Richard Iorver, Tofi Simon Ternenge Cln, Akosu Hyacinth Akosu, Akaaimo Gabriel Terhemen

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The study was designed to investigate the availability and accessibility of information resources by students in tertiary institution: A case study of Gboko Polytechnic Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria. The study employed a survey research design. Population of the study comprised of 562 students of the polytechnic under study. 120 respondents were draw from the population using simple random sampling technique to form the sample size. Questionnaire was used to collect data for the study. The collected data was analyzed using simple percentages. The study revealed that information resources in the library under study are grossly inadequate. The library has ...


Search Strategies And Information Search Tools Used By Pharmacy Phd Students: A Qualitative Study, Shafi Habibi, Seyede Nasrin Fatemi, Leila Doshmangir, Shahram Sedghi May 2019

Search Strategies And Information Search Tools Used By Pharmacy Phd Students: A Qualitative Study, Shafi Habibi, Seyede Nasrin Fatemi, Leila Doshmangir, Shahram Sedghi

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Objectives: This study aimed to investigate search tools and strategies of PhD students to access required information.

Methods: Semi-structured interviews with pharmacy Ph.D. students in Tabriz University of Medical Sciences were conducted. We used MaxQDA software to analyze the content of the interviews.

Results: Scopus and Google Scholar were the most popular search tools used by participants. These databases were also recognized as the most common starting points for searches among participants. Participants’ search strategies were categorized into two themes (search tools and search strategies) and six subthemes which include: search start up tools, search tools used, reasons to ...


Adoption Of Web 2.0 Applications For Education By Students In Nigeria, Awele Adibi, Foluke Okocha May 2019

Adoption Of Web 2.0 Applications For Education By Students In Nigeria, Awele Adibi, Foluke Okocha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study entailed the survey of the use of Web 2.0 for educational purposes by the students in Nigeria. The sample of the study constituted of students from seven faculties and one center which were purposively selected. The study used a questionnaire as its instrument of data collection. Four hundred copies of the questionnaire were distributed among the sample, out of which 380 were returned and found usable. Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) was used to analyze the collected data. Statistical methods used for the analyses of the data were frequency distribution, cross tabulation, T-test, One-way ANOVA and ...


Health Information Seeking Behaviour Of University Students In Nigeria, Cynthia Onwe, Foluke Okocha May 2019

Health Information Seeking Behaviour Of University Students In Nigeria, Cynthia Onwe, Foluke Okocha

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted to examine the health information needs and seeking behavior of students in Nigeria It also focused on the following: health information sources used by the students, sources of health information, how these health information are used, extent to which their health information needs are satisfied, demographic factors that influence health information needs and seeking behaviour of the students and the main barriers students encounter in meeting their health information needs. The findings from the study showed that students have a variety of health information needs and their needs vary among gender. It also found that the ...


Awareness Of Information Literacy Among Students Of Arts And Science Colleges In Tirunelveli – A Study, Manthiramoorthi Murugan, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar, Dr.A Thirumagal May 2019

Awareness Of Information Literacy Among Students Of Arts And Science Colleges In Tirunelveli – A Study, Manthiramoorthi Murugan, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar, Dr.A Thirumagal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper deals with the awareness of information literacy among students of Arts and Science colleges in Tirunelveli. The objectives of the study is to identify the level of awareness of information literacy among students, to know the purpose of accessing library resources, to identify the search strategy tool used to access information, to know the level of usage of library resources, to identify the problem faced while accessing information and to know the level of satisfaction among students about their information literacy skills. This study deals with survey method and questionnaire tool was used for data collection. The research ...


Use Of Social Networking Sites Among The College Students In Tamil Nadu, India, Balamurugan T, Thanuskodi S Apr 2019

Use Of Social Networking Sites Among The College Students In Tamil Nadu, India, Balamurugan T, Thanuskodi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the most recent years of the twentieth century, the world and particularly India saw a wonderful and quick headway in data and correspondence advancements. In this time, "correspondence" has developed as the most well-known term. Today the correspondence upset has united individuals paying little heed to geological limits. The need to convey is a piece of an individual's inborn being. Since the very beginning mankind has imparted utilizing distinctive procedures and strategies. Conditions and accessible innovation have directed the technique and methods for correspondences. Subsequently, every once in a while new communication technologies have been developed for better ...


Level Of Awareness And Information Needs On Indiscriminate Dumping Of Solid Waste Among Staff And Students Of Nigerian Universities., Michael Chigozie Nwafor, Josephine C. Igbokwe, Adizetu A. Ali, Chioma C. Onoh Mar 2019

Level Of Awareness And Information Needs On Indiscriminate Dumping Of Solid Waste Among Staff And Students Of Nigerian Universities., Michael Chigozie Nwafor, Josephine C. Igbokwe, Adizetu A. Ali, Chioma C. Onoh

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This work examined level of awareness and information needs on indiscriminate dumping of solid waste among staff and students of Nigerian Universities. The study adopted descriptive survey and was guided by five research questions. Questionnaire, interview and observation were used for data collection. The population of the study comprised four hundred and fifteen thousand, one hundred and twenty eight (415,128) students and staff of federal universities in the six geo political zones in Nigeria. A total sample of six hundred (600) staff and students were used for the study. Convenience sampling technique was employed to select 50 students ...


Use Of Social Networking Sites Among Undergraduates: A Case Study Of Department Of Theater And Film Arts, Faculty Of Arts, University Of Jos, Jos, Nigeria, Victor Chuks Nwokedi Dr. Jan 2019

Use Of Social Networking Sites Among Undergraduates: A Case Study Of Department Of Theater And Film Arts, Faculty Of Arts, University Of Jos, Jos, Nigeria, Victor Chuks Nwokedi Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examined the Usage Patterns of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) amongst Undergraduate Students of Department of Theater and Film Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Jos, Nigeria. The study was guided by nine objectives. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The target population was all the 348 First year Students in the Department of Theater and Film Arts, Faculty of Arts, University of Jos. Since, the population (348) was manageable, there was no need for sampling. Hence, all the students were adopted in the research. The research instrument adopted was questionnaire. Data collected were analyzed using frequency ...


User Perception On Open Access Resources Among College Students In India: A Survey, Muthuvennila S, Thanuskodi S Jan 2019

User Perception On Open Access Resources Among College Students In India: A Survey, Muthuvennila S, Thanuskodi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A study was conducted to investigate the accessibility and use of perception on open access resources used in the library and Information Science students inIdhaya College for Women. In this paper, an attempt has been made to study the awareness of open access resources. The methodology adopted for the study surveyed in which questionnaires, interviews, and observations were used in a collection of the data. A total of 131 respondents participated in the study. 80(61.07%) of the frequency are UG Students while 51(38.93%) are PG Students in the use of open access resources in Idhaya College ...


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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 ...


Information Literacy Skills In Using Electronic Information Resources, Israel R. Odede, Nsibirwa Zawedde Nov 2018

Information Literacy Skills In Using Electronic Information Resources, Israel R. Odede, Nsibirwa Zawedde

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Introduction: The study focussed on the various dimensional constructs of information literacy in using electronic information resources. The research aimed to unravel the relationship between information literacy skills and the use of electronic information resources. The complexity of electronic information resources requires that one possesses information literacy skills to effectively and efficiently use electronic information resources.

Methodology: A descriptive survey approach was employed for this study using quantitative method of data collection. The data were analysed using SPSS. The targeted population for this study is 115 postgraduate students in three universities. The postgraduate students comprise Masters and PhD students only ...


Impact Of Open Access Resources On Library And Information Science Students In India, Muthuvennila S, Thanuskodi S Nov 2018

Impact Of Open Access Resources On Library And Information Science Students In India, Muthuvennila S, Thanuskodi S

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A study was conducted to investigate the accessibility and use of open access resources used in the library and Information Science PG students in Alagappa University DDE. In this paper, an attempt has been made to study the awareness of open access resources. The methodology adopted for the study surveyed in which questionnaires, interviews, and observations were used in a collection of the data. A total of 39 respondents participated in the study. It was concluded that most of the open access resources were not aware of most of the resources available hence they could not access and use them ...


Factors Influencing The Career Choice Of Library And Information Science Student’S In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Abata-Ebire Blessing Damilola (Mrs), Stephen Adekunle Ajayi, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo Jun 2018

Factors Influencing The Career Choice Of Library And Information Science Student’S In Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State, Abata-Ebire Blessing Damilola (Mrs), Stephen Adekunle Ajayi, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigates the factors influencing the career choice of library and information science students in Federal Polytechnic Ede, Osun State. The major objectives of this study was to find out the factors that influence the choice of librarianship as a career among students, the level of students perception towards library and information science as a career and to find a way out on how library and information science can become a reputable discipline in the society. A total number of 127 newly admitted students into LIS were purposely chosen. Enumerative sampling techniques were adopted. Structured questionnaire were used for ...


Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Students Of The Nigerian Army School Of Education, Sobi Barracks, Ilorin, Nigeria, Simeon Azubuike Obi Mr, Lawal M. Akanbi Dr., Adetola Ayotunde Kehinde Mr Jun 2018

Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Students Of The Nigerian Army School Of Education, Sobi Barracks, Ilorin, Nigeria, Simeon Azubuike Obi Mr, Lawal M. Akanbi Dr., Adetola Ayotunde Kehinde Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The environment in which human being, particularly, students operate makes information to be one of the decisive factors for survival. Students seek information to fill an identified gap in their quest for knowledge. This study, therefore, investigated information needs and seeking behaviour of students of the Nigerian Army School of Education, Ilorin, Nigeria. Five (5) research objectives were formulated for this study. The study adopted descriptive survey research design. Population for the study comprised of students at the Nigerian Army School of Education, Ilorin. Israel (2003) model for determining sample size was used to calculate the sample size with precision ...


School Libraries And Students’ Academic Achievements In Bunkpurugu- Yunyoo District Of Northern Ghana, Kojo Bawa Dukper Mr., Baffour Ohene Agyekum Mr., Banleman Konlan Mr. Feb 2018

School Libraries And Students’ Academic Achievements In Bunkpurugu- Yunyoo District Of Northern Ghana, Kojo Bawa Dukper Mr., Baffour Ohene Agyekum Mr., Banleman Konlan Mr.

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School libraries are key agents in the educational system in Ghana. Therefore, this study sought to assess the impact of school libraries on students’ academic success in Bunkpurugu- Yunyoo District of Northern Ghana. The descriptive survey design was employed to determine the level of impact on the various variables deplored for the study. The population for this study was made up of Circuit Supervisors, teachers and students within the study area. Purposive sampling technique was employed to select three junior high schools with libraries and another set of three without libraries. Krejcie and Morgan (1970) table was used to ...


Wheelchair Users And Their Information Needs: Library In Rescue, Atanda S. Sambo, Ufuoma Eruvwe,, Yakubu Dumbari Musa, Promise Aworo Feb 2018

Wheelchair Users And Their Information Needs: Library In Rescue, Atanda S. Sambo, Ufuoma Eruvwe,, Yakubu Dumbari Musa, Promise Aworo

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This study is aimed at examining the information needs of the wheelchair users in Oyo State Public Library, Ibadan, Nigeria. A Survey research design was adopted. Four objectives were set for the study and the interview was used to elicit information from respondents. Findings showed that (81%) were male while (19%) were female. Findings also reveal that the information needs of wheelchair users covered education (95%), recreational (86%), social/personal (72%), security/government policies programmes (70%), health (67%), politics (63%) and (21%) others information. The study revealed that Internet (79%) and (72%) library topped the highest ways of meeting the ...


The Internet Users And Cybercrime In Ghana: Evidence From Senior High School In Brong Ahafo Region, Kwaku Anhwere Barfi Mr., Paul Nyagorme Dr., Nash Yeboah Mr. Jan 2018

The Internet Users And Cybercrime In Ghana: Evidence From Senior High School In Brong Ahafo Region, Kwaku Anhwere Barfi Mr., Paul Nyagorme Dr., Nash Yeboah Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Cybercrime, an offence that is committed against individuals through the internet has bedeviled the global online industry. Cybercrime is also criminal activity using internet facilities such as virus infections, identity theft and hacking. There is high risk of becoming a victim especially young internet user. All efforts to combat it have not worked much. The study examined the awareness of Senior High School students towards cybercrime in order to suggest policies to deal with this menace. The study underpinned by social strain theory. The study employed descriptive survey design. Simple sampling technique was used to select 200 students from Sunyani ...


Imperatives Of Computer Base Test (Cbt) On Performance Of Lis Students: A Case Study, Gabriel M. Kasa Kas, Yahaya Auwalu Yah Jan 2018

Imperatives Of Computer Base Test (Cbt) On Performance Of Lis Students: A Case Study, Gabriel M. Kasa Kas, Yahaya Auwalu Yah

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The paper espouse the fact that paper pen test (PPT) is slowly replaced by computer base test (CBT) introduced over five decades ago in most tertiary institutions. It itemized the benefits and challenges of CBT. The focus is to assess the performance of students of LIS in a Nigerian university who pioneered the project. Factoring incorporated courses, necessity for the incorporation of CBT, influence of CBT on student performance and the challenges of CBT on these students performance anchored the thrust of the paper. The study was quantitative; questionnaire was used to collect data that is guided by the ...


The Use Of Electronic Resources Postgraduate Students Of The University Of Cape Coast, Ebenezer Ankrah, Diana Atuase Jan 2018

The Use Of Electronic Resources Postgraduate Students Of The University Of Cape Coast, Ebenezer Ankrah, Diana Atuase

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Developments in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have radically taken over every sphere of activity in university libraries. Academic libraries owe it a key duty to keep pace with technological advancement in order to cope with users’ continual sophisticated information requirements. The main purpose of this study was to examine the use of electronic resources by postgraduate students of the University of Cape Coast, and with a view of giving recommendations based on findings. The major objectives of the study are: (1) To determine postgraduate students’ awareness of electronic resources in the library. (2) To find out the frequency of ...


Evaluation Of Ehealth Literacy Among Non-Clinical Graduate Students; An Iranian Experience, Meisam Dastani, Masoumeh Ansari, Masoumeh Sattari Jan 2018

Evaluation Of Ehealth Literacy Among Non-Clinical Graduate Students; An Iranian Experience, Meisam Dastani, Masoumeh Ansari, Masoumeh Sattari

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Background and Aim: e-health literacy is the ability to search, find, understand and evaluate health information from electronic information sources and use this information to diagnose or resolve health disorders.

Objective: The aim of this study was to investigate the e-health literacy of non-clinical graduate students of Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.

Materials and Methods: In this descriptive-survey research, 159 graduate students and 41 Ph.D. students were randomly selected and investigated. The data collection tool was a standard version of the e-Healths questionnaire. The collected data was analyzed by using the SPSS.22 software.

Results: The results showed that ...


An Evaluative Study Of The Roles Of School Libraries In Learning Activities Of Senior Secondary School Students In Ondo State, Kayode Abel Afolabi Dr. Aug 2017

An Evaluative Study Of The Roles Of School Libraries In Learning Activities Of Senior Secondary School Students In Ondo State, Kayode Abel Afolabi Dr.

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This study attempted reviewing the roles of school libraries in learning activities of senior secondary school students in Ondo State. Ondo State is divided into three senatorial districts where two Local Governments were selected from each of the senatorial district and two secondary schools taken from each of the selected Local Government. Descriptive survey was adopted to carry out the research and a structured questionnaire was administered to collect data from the respondents while a high response rate of 100% was obtained. The validity of the research was determined by ensuring that the questionnaire reflects basic topics in the ...


The Influence Of School Libraries Usage In Promoting Reading Culture Among Secondary School Students In Rivers State, Nigeria, Patience Ebisemen Lulu-Pokubo Mrs, Pearl C. Akanwa Dr(Mrs) Aug 2017

The Influence Of School Libraries Usage In Promoting Reading Culture Among Secondary School Students In Rivers State, Nigeria, Patience Ebisemen Lulu-Pokubo Mrs, Pearl C. Akanwa Dr(Mrs)

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The study investigated the influence of school libraries usage in promoting reading culture among secondary school students in Rivers State, Nigeria. Three research questions and two null hypotheses guided the study. Six secondary schools were selected from the three senatorial districts in Rivers State. The study adopted survey design. The population of the study consisted of students. The sample of the study comprised 384 students. Rating scale was used as instruments of data collection. Mean score and correlation coefficient were used in answering the research questions while t-test statistics was used in testing the hypotheses at 0.05 level ...


Personal Information Sharing Behavior Of University Students Via Online Social Networks, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique Feb 2017

Personal Information Sharing Behavior Of University Students Via Online Social Networks, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Background With privacy concerns growing on a daily basis, it is important to understand how university students guard their personally identifiable information. Despite the students' perceived readiness and several studies on the topic, it is not fully understood what personally identifiable information university students are sharing via Online Social Networks (OSNs).

Purpose – Therefore, the purpose of this study was to determine the personal information sharing behavior of university students through online social networks.

Design/methodology/approach – Quantitative approach was used and a survey questionnaire was solicited to collect the data from 250 out of 712 master’s students of faculty ...


Awareness And Use Of Web 2.0 Tools By Lis Students At University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria., Eberechukwu Monica Eze Jan 2016

Awareness And Use Of Web 2.0 Tools By Lis Students At University Of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria., Eberechukwu Monica Eze

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aims to investigate the level of awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools by Library and Information Science (LIS) students at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. The study adopted a descriptive survey method and questionnaire was used to collect data from 220 respondents. The results show that the LIS students of UNN are quite familiar with some Web 2.0 tools such as Social networking sites, Instant Messaging, blogs and Wikis, while, they are not familiar with tools such as RSS feeds, Podcasts, and social bookmarks. The study revealed that the most frequently used Web 2.0 ...


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

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

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


Reading Habits Among Students And Its Effect On Academic Performance: A Study Of Students Of Koforidua Polytechnic, Micheal Owusu-Acheaw Jun 2014

Reading Habits Among Students And Its Effect On Academic Performance: A Study Of Students Of Koforidua Polytechnic, Micheal Owusu-Acheaw

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The study sought to assess the reading habits among students and their effects on their academic performance. The study was conducted in Koforidua Polytechnic situated in the Eastern Region of Ghana. A questionnaire was used for the data collection. The data collected were analyzed quantitatively with the use of Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Figures and tables were used to present the results of findings. From the total of 1052 copies of questionnaire distributed, 1000 copies, representing 95.0% were filled and returned. The findings showed that majority of the respondents acknowledge the importance of reading, 81.9% of ...