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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 ...


Application Of Barcode Technology In Landmark University Centre For Learning Resources, Omu-Aran Experience, Lawal M. Akanbi Dr., M. T. Bashorun, Dr., Usman A. Salihu Mr., Grace O. Babafemi Mrs., Kabir Sulaiman, S. O. Kolajo Oct 2018

Application Of Barcode Technology In Landmark University Centre For Learning Resources, Omu-Aran Experience, Lawal M. Akanbi Dr., M. T. Bashorun, Dr., Usman A. Salihu Mr., Grace O. Babafemi Mrs., Kabir Sulaiman, S. O. Kolajo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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The main objective of any library for adoption of barcode technology is to improve library operations reducing workplace injuries, and improving services for library users. This study therefore examines application of barcode technology in landmark university centre for learning resources, Omu-Aran Experience. The study identified four research objectives. The design used for this study was case study research method. The population for this study comprises of all the library personnel with status ranging from professional to non-professional. The total population of the library staff was twenty (20). The whole 20 staff were used. The questionnaire was tagged "Application ...


Multimedia Instructional Resources For Effective Library User Education Programme In Universities In North-Central, Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim May 2018

Multimedia Instructional Resources For Effective Library User Education Programme In Universities In North-Central, Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study focused on multimedia instructional resources for effective user education programme in universities in North-Central, Nigeria. The objective of the study was to examine whether multimedia instructional resources are effectively utilized in user education programme in universities in North-Central region of Nigeria. The area of the study covered selected universities in North-Central, Nigeria which include: University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State and Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. The total population of the study was 7,103 registered freshmen for the “Use ...


Psychosocial Consequences Of Intensive Internet Use Among Undergraduates Of Universities In Ilorin Metropolis, M. L. Akanbi, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi Apr 2018

Psychosocial Consequences Of Intensive Internet Use Among Undergraduates Of Universities In Ilorin Metropolis, M. L. Akanbi, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was carried out to investigate the psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use among undergraduate of universities in Ilorin metropolis, Kwara State. This study sought to determine the psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use on the basis on gender, age, level of study and marital status (University of Ilorin and AL-HIKMAH University) universities within Ilorin metropolis. A self-developed questionnaire tagged questionnaire on psychosocial consequences of intensive internet use (PCIIU) was used to collect data from the respondents for the study. Five research hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 alpha level of significance, data collected were analyzed through ...


E-Library Resources And Services: Improvement And Innovation Of Access And Retrieval For Effective Research Activities In University E-Libraries In Kogi State Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim Feb 2018

E-Library Resources And Services: Improvement And Innovation Of Access And Retrieval For Effective Research Activities In University E-Libraries In Kogi State Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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Purpose: The study was carried out to investigate the e-library resources and services: improvement and innovation of access and retrieval for effective research activities in university e-libraries in Kogi State Nigeria.

Design/Methodology/Approach: The descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. Six objectives and six research questions were formulated to guide the study. A total population of the study was 240 users of university e-libraries in Kogi State was studied without sample and they are 15 postgraduate students and 35 academic staff of Salem University (SU) Lokoja; 70 postgraduate students and 60 academic staff of Kogi ...


Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye Feb 2018

Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The use and continuous use of the website in the developed countries universities are predominant, and the developing countries universities are heightening their effort in the aspect of education technology. The reason why one university website is better than the other concerning quality and accessibility is the focus of this study and this prompt evaluation of 141 Universities in Nigeria across the Federal, State, and the Private ownership. We opted for a hybrid approach to cover the gap in the previous studies. WebQual and SITEQUAL as a framework is adopted based on the web analytical tools. The study contributes theoretically ...


The Role Of Libraries And Librarians In Open Educational Resources In Tanzania: The Case Of Selected Public University Libraries, Chausiku Mtumwa Mwinyimbegu Jan 2018

The Role Of Libraries And Librarians In Open Educational Resources In Tanzania: The Case Of Selected Public University Libraries, Chausiku Mtumwa Mwinyimbegu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper examined the Role of Libraries and Librarians in Open Educational Resources (OER) in selected public university libraries in Tanzania. Specifically, the study sought to find out the level of OER awareness among librarians and the role played by libraries and librarians in OER in Tanzania. The study also identified challenges encountered by librarians in promoting access and use of OER. Fifty two librarians of different ranks and academic qualifications from four public university libraries participated in this study. These were selected using simple random sampling techniques. Data was collected through a self administered questionnaire and documentary review. Data ...