Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Social and Behavioral Sciences Commons

Open Access. Powered by Scholars. Published by Universities.®

Articles 1 - 8 of 8

Full-Text Articles in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Cloud Computing In Libraries, Ali Akbar Kutty Jun 2019

Cloud Computing In Libraries, Ali Akbar Kutty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

No abstract provided.


The Role Of Ict In Provision Of Library Services: A Panacea For Sustainable Development In Nigeria, Odunola Adefunke Adebayo Mrs, Yakub Olayinka Ahmed Mr, R. Toyin Adeniran Mrs Jul 2018

The Role Of Ict In Provision Of Library Services: A Panacea For Sustainable Development In Nigeria, Odunola Adefunke Adebayo Mrs, Yakub Olayinka Ahmed Mr, R. Toyin Adeniran Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper is an attempt to explore the crucial roles of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in management and provision of library services, and its implication to sustainable development in Nigeria. Despite the availability of wide opportunities offered by the advent of ICT, it has been observed that application of ICT to library services in Nigeria seems inadequate probably due to variety of challenges. With the methodology of simple literature review, the paper made effort to review related literature on ICT resources and ICT-based services in libraries, benefits of ICT and the role of library in sustainable development of Nigeria ...


Collection Development And Preservation Of Indigenous Knowledge In Selected Federal University Libraries In South West, Nigeria, Abiola Abioye, Sunday Abiodun Oluwaniyi Sep 2017

Collection Development And Preservation Of Indigenous Knowledge In Selected Federal University Libraries In South West, Nigeria, Abiola Abioye, Sunday Abiodun Oluwaniyi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

In view of the importance of indigenous knowledge in development process, this paper investigated the efforts of selected federal university libraries in South West, Nigeria in indigenous knowledge collection development and preservation. The study adopted a descriptive survey design that involved the use structured questionnaire, unstructured interviews and observation as instruments for data collection. Seventy six (76) professional librarians constituted the target population of the study; therefore seventy six (76) copies of questionnaire were administered to the professional librarians in the selected university libraries. The data collected using the questionnaire complemented by interview and observation were analyzed using Statistical ...


A Survey Of Extended Library-Hour Service In Sam Jonah Library, University Of Cape Coast, Diana Atuase, Charles Koufie Sep 2017

A Survey Of Extended Library-Hour Service In Sam Jonah Library, University Of Cape Coast, Diana Atuase, Charles Koufie

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

No abstract provided.


Wikiproject (Fill In The Blank) : Be A Wikipedian!, Dana W. R. Boden Apr 2017

Wikiproject (Fill In The Blank) : Be A Wikipedian!, Dana W. R. Boden

Library Conference Presentations and Speeches

Wikipedia is 16 years old this year. It is ranked the 5th most visited site on the World Wide Web. Many librarians and information specialists have a love hate relationship with this open access, free internet encyclopedia. Searching for information sometimes exposes: a lack of information, or even, existence of entries on specific topics; inaccurate information; or results in the frustration of a research dead end due to articles lacking references. Wikipedia is, of course, a collaboratively edited resource. A Wikipedia WikiProject is a group of contributors working together to improve the Wikipedia information and the pages on a particular ...


Nebraska Intellectual Freedom Manual, Round Table On Intellectual Freedom, Nebraska Library Association, Michael J. Elsener, Sue Ann Gardner, K. Joan Birnie, Karen Drevo, Brenda Ealey, Timothy Lentz, Todd Schlechte Aug 2016

Nebraska Intellectual Freedom Manual, Round Table On Intellectual Freedom, Nebraska Library Association, Michael J. Elsener, Sue Ann Gardner, K. Joan Birnie, Karen Drevo, Brenda Ealey, Timothy Lentz, Todd Schlechte

Zea E-Books

Much has changed in libraries and society since the publication of the 2004 revision of the Nebraska Library Association Intellectual Freedom Manual. The consensus of the current members of the Nebraska Library Association round table on Intellectual Freedom (NLA IF) was not to just revise the former manual, but to create an entirely new edition. In doing so, the authors have addressed a number of new issues. The intention was to keep it relatively brief but still useful. Readers should be able to read sections independent of one another for quick reference on topics of interest. For readers of the ...


Juggling Collections And Connections To Community: Changing Role Of Libraries, Jorge A. Leon Jr., Barbara M. Pope Apr 2016

Juggling Collections And Connections To Community: Changing Role Of Libraries, Jorge A. Leon Jr., Barbara M. Pope

Nebraska Library Association Conferences

The traditional role of the academic librarian has long been the support of the university’s needs through instruction, collection development, and research assistance. Over the decades, this role has evolved to match the needs of the 21st century university. At Leonard H. Axe Library, the challenge has been to balance the print and electronic collections at a university whose programs do not draw enough on library resources while also creating meaningful connections with students and faculty. To increase collection relevancy and make meaningful connections, the library has been creating opportunities for patrons to be content-creators and to engage with ...


Awareness And Usage Of Cloud Computing Application Among Lis Professionals: A Case Study Of 17 Indian University Libraries, Sabiti Majhi, Sarika Meher, Bulu Maharana Jan 2015

Awareness And Usage Of Cloud Computing Application Among Lis Professionals: A Case Study Of 17 Indian University Libraries, Sabiti Majhi, Sarika Meher, Bulu Maharana

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted in seventeen Indian university Libraries to assess the familiarity and usage of cloud computing applications among Library and information Science professionals. The investigator collected responses from 56 number of LIS professionals working at 17 Indian University Libraries, through a structured questionnaire. Results revealed that the usage of cloud computing applications in library operation and services is not very significant. However, LIS professionals are using those applications for different personal purposes like, Store Files Online, Store Personal Videos and photographs online and for Collaborative writing. However, majority of the librarians showed their concern over the security. Further ...