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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)

Abstract

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 Library As An Agent Of Change: Pushing The Client Institution Forward, Stuart Basefsky Jan 2009

The Library As An Agent Of Change: Pushing The Client Institution Forward, Stuart Basefsky

Stuart Basefsky

The library in today's world must transform itself into an agent of change. Basefsky discusses why informing, discussing, soliciting, targeting, teaming and stretching need to be implemented if libraries want to remain useful and the institutions they serve wish to prosper.


The Library As An Agent Of Change: Pushing The Client Institution Forward, Stuart Basefsky Aug 1999

The Library As An Agent Of Change: Pushing The Client Institution Forward, Stuart Basefsky

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The library in today's world must transform itself into an agent of change. Basefsky discusses why informing, discussing, soliciting, targeting, teaming and stretching need to be implemented if libraries want to remain useful and the institutions they serve wish to prosper.