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Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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2020

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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 ...


The Role Of University Library For Enhanced University-Industry Relationship, Charles Nwabueze Chukwuji, Ebere Celestina Umeji Jan 2020

The Role Of University Library For Enhanced University-Industry Relationship, Charles Nwabueze Chukwuji, Ebere Celestina Umeji

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

University system is the soul of the society due to the society’s dependence on it for direction. The two has a symbiotic relationship. They are expected to solve society’s problems through provision of knowledgeable and well behaved individuals, high level skilled manpower for the workforce and also researches and innovations The University Library is vested with the responsibility of providing needed information materials to achieve this. In developing countries like Nigeria, employers of labour often complain of the un-employability of our university graduates as well as research results not being adopted by industries. A poor university-industry linkage is ...


Application Of Lotka's Law To The Research Publications Of Alagappa And Bharathidasan Universities: A Comparative Study, M. Manthiramoorthi, Dr.M. Mani, Dr.A. Thirumagal, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar Jan 2020

Application Of Lotka's Law To The Research Publications Of Alagappa And Bharathidasan Universities: A Comparative Study, M. Manthiramoorthi, Dr.M. Mani, Dr.A. Thirumagal, Dr.R.R. Saravanakumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper deals with the comparative study of author productivity based on Lotak's law to the research publications of Alagappa and Bharathidasan Universities. The data for the study collected from Web of Science (WOS) database during the period of 2009 to 2018. Straight counting method applied to author productivity for both universities. A total of 1726 research publications from Alagappa University similarly 2778 research publications from Bharathidasan University contributed during the span of study period. Majority of the author productivity tested using Lotka's law by applying Kolmolgorov-Smirnov (K-S) goodness-of-fit test. The result shows the author productivity of Lotka ...