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

Library and Information Science Commons

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

Articles 1 - 30 of 1122

Full-Text Articles in Library and Information Science

Revolutionary Applications Of Generative Ai In Higher Education Institutes (Heis) And Its Implications, Arvind Sahu, Atul Sahu May 2024

Revolutionary Applications Of Generative Ai In Higher Education Institutes (Heis) And Its Implications, Arvind Sahu, Atul Sahu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In recent decades, there has been a notable transformation in educational procedures due to technological breakthroughs, particularly in artificial intelligence (AI). In recent times, there has been a noteworthy advancement and acceptance of generative artificial intelligence (AI) models, specifically exemplified by the emergence of Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT). Within the overarching category of Generative AI, various AI tools and technologies facilitate the production of computer-generated text, images, and other forms of digitized media. This paper comprehensively analyzes the concepts and implications of the discourse surrounding Generative AI. By adopting a position that advocates for the acceptance rather than the opposition …


Practical Cataloging And Classification Training By Library And Information Science Users Education At Kwara State University Library, Nigeria, Abdrahman Atanda Moustapha, Odushina Babatunde Julius Apr 2024

Practical Cataloging And Classification Training By Library And Information Science Users Education At Kwara State University Library, Nigeria, Abdrahman Atanda Moustapha, Odushina Babatunde Julius

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose

The study examined the cataloging and classification training of users in library and information science and their use of library catalogs at the Kwara State University Library, Nigeria. Training is a vital necessity for performing any professional responsibility. Therefore, the trainee's actions towards the training program cannot be affected.

Design/methodology/approach

The study adopted a descriptive research approach. It surveyed a sample of 250 university library users selected from a population of 515 through random sampling.

The findings

Library and Information Science users at Kwara State University Library, Nigeria, have a negative perception of the practical study of cataloging and …


Social Media And Research Visibility: Role Of Libraries, Shivanand Mulimani Apr 2024

Social Media And Research Visibility: Role Of Libraries, Shivanand Mulimani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

In the digital age, the role of libraries in facilitating research visibility has undergone a significant transformation, propelled by the pervasive influence of social media platforms. This abstract explores the evolving relationship between social media and the amplification of research visibility through the lens of libraries. Academic libraries, traditionally known as repositories of knowledge, have adapted their functions to harness the potential of social media as a conduit for disseminating scholarly content to broader audiences. Libraries have strategically utilized social media platforms to enhance the discoverability and accessibility of research materials. By embracing platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and …


Assessing The Impact Of Library Orientations On Student Engagement And Academic Success, Shivanand Mulimani Apr 2024

Assessing The Impact Of Library Orientations On Student Engagement And Academic Success, Shivanand Mulimani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigates the influence of library orientations on student engagement and academic success within higher education settings. Using a mixed-methods approach involving surveys, interviews, and academic performance metrics, the research explores the correlation between participation in library orientations and students' familiarity with resources, research skills, and confidence in navigating scholarly databases. Findings indicate a positive relationship between attending orientations and improved academic performance, emphasizing the pivotal role of these programs in enhancing information literacy and shaping students' academic experiences positively. Recommendations include tailored, interactive, and ongoing orientation programs aligned with evolving student needs, aiming to optimize engagement and achievement …


Enhancing Productivity Of Library Professionals: The Skills Dimensions, Shivanand Mulimani Apr 2024

Enhancing Productivity Of Library Professionals: The Skills Dimensions, Shivanand Mulimani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This abstract delves into strategies aimed at boosting the productivity of library professionals by focusing on the essential skill dimensions required in the contemporary information landscape. Libraries serve as crucial repositories of knowledge, demanding a paradigm shift in the skill set of professionals to adapt and innovate effectively.

The paper highlights the multifaceted skill dimensions pivotal to augmenting productivity in library settings. It explores technological proficiency as a cornerstone, emphasizing the need for adeptness in library management systems, digital archiving, data analytics, and emerging technologies like AI and machine learning. Additionally, information literacy skills and the ability to curate, evaluate, …


Enhancing Staff Discipline And Effectiveness In Academic Libraries In Delta State, Rachael Ejovwokoghene Eserada Mrs, Ogbomo Monday Obaidjevwe Dr Apr 2024

Enhancing Staff Discipline And Effectiveness In Academic Libraries In Delta State, Rachael Ejovwokoghene Eserada Mrs, Ogbomo Monday Obaidjevwe Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The work surveyed staff discipline in academic libraries in Delta State. It was guided by four objectives of the study. The study adopted the survey design and the population of the study is thirty (30) Heads of the library (the academic Librarian in charge and readers services head) in fifteen academic libraries under study. The questionnaire was used as the instrument for data collection. Data generated from the study were analyzed using frequency count and simple percentage (%). Findings of the study revealed that; although disciplinary procedures are rarely carried out, the discipline procedures mainly demonstrated in the libraries studied …


A Comprehensive Review Of Literature And Exploration On Library Security System, Amreen Khan, S. K. Sonkar Apr 2024

A Comprehensive Review Of Literature And Exploration On Library Security System, Amreen Khan, S. K. Sonkar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The most important component in libraries is the security system. which is responsible to keep up the library safe and secure against any type of threat. Libraries today use the newest security systems available, which are very beneficial and effective for them. In light of this, the present study is carried out for literature review on the use and applications of security system in libraries. The paper aims to evaluate numerous aspects of security system for libraries, including their benefits and drawbacks. The paper will also be revealed that what are the challenging factor which libraries facing for the efficient …


Utilization Of Social Media Platforms For Research Productivity By Postgraduate Students In Universities In Benue State, Nigeria, Theresa Elaine Adeyi Mrs, Ashiver Elizabeth Annune Dr, Jacob Faga Tsegba Dr Mar 2024

Utilization Of Social Media Platforms For Research Productivity By Postgraduate Students In Universities In Benue State, Nigeria, Theresa Elaine Adeyi Mrs, Ashiver Elizabeth Annune Dr, Jacob Faga Tsegba Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the utilization of social media platforms for research productivity by postgraduate students in universities in Benue State, Nigeria. Four specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey research design. The population of the study comprises 2035 postgraduate students in three Universities in Benue State. The sample size consisted of 334 postgraduate students from the three universities under the study. The instrument for data collection is a self developed questionnaire titled “Utilization of Social Media for Research Productivity by Postgraduates in Universities Questionnaire” (USMRPPUQ)”. The questionnaire was validated by three experts. …


Patrons Of D.V.G Public Library, Kolar Are Aware Of And Using The Information Sources & Services: A Survey, Geetha C S, M S Akshay Kumar Mar 2024

Patrons Of D.V.G Public Library, Kolar Are Aware Of And Using The Information Sources & Services: A Survey, Geetha C S, M S Akshay Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The most important aspect of any library is its patrons. Any library’s goal is to determine what its users need, meet those needs, and satisfy them to the best of its ability. When it comes to public libraries, they face greater challenges in meeting the requirements of their increasingly diverse readership. The present study is an attempt to analyze the awareness and usage of the information sources and services offered by the D.V.G. public library, Kolar. A well-structured questionnaire was distributed to draw the data from the users. Responses from the users show that 95% of respondents are aware of …


Judicial Libraries As Predictors For Effective Administration Of Justice In Nigeria, Emmanuel Owushi Mar 2024

Judicial Libraries As Predictors For Effective Administration Of Justice In Nigeria, Emmanuel Owushi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined judicial libraries as predictors for effective administration of justice in Nigeria. The population involved all legal practitioners and legal educators in Nigeria. 4000 respondents were sampled. Due to unavailability of the population at the time of the study, the adopted convenience sampling technique to sample 4000 respondents across legal professional bodies in Nigeria. A structured questionnaire titled ‘Use of Judicial Library and Administration of Justice Scale’ was used for data collection. The questionnaire was structured with the 4-point Likert scale response style, designed on Google form and distributed to the respondents via various social media platforms. A …


Investigating The Integration Of Icts In Library And Information Science (Lis) Curriculum In Zimbabwe, Tinashe Mugwisi, Tinashe Mugwisi Feb 2024

Investigating The Integration Of Icts In Library And Information Science (Lis) Curriculum In Zimbabwe, Tinashe Mugwisi, Tinashe Mugwisi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have greatly influenced access, management and dissemination of information. ICTs have become central to education and training in Library and Information Science/Service (LIS) because of the great influence of these technologies on the professional world. Information professionals are increasingly required to adapt their skills and practice in order to gain an awareness of technological advances. It has changed their role in the workplace with new and diverse skills requirements. The purpose of this study was to examine how Library and Information Science (LIS) schools are integrating ICTs in their curriculum. The study was largely qualitative …


Examining Undergraduate Students’ Satisfaction With Current Awareness And Orientation Services In University Libraries In Benue State, Joseph Lughlugh, Vanen Bur Akpoo Mr., Joseph Igligli Mr Feb 2024

Examining Undergraduate Students’ Satisfaction With Current Awareness And Orientation Services In University Libraries In Benue State, Joseph Lughlugh, Vanen Bur Akpoo Mr., Joseph Igligli Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined undergraduate students’ satisfaction with current awareness and orientation services in university libraries in Benue State. Two specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study and two hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a survey research design. The population of the study was 4,411 library registered 400 level students in Universities in Benue State. The sample size of 367 registered library undergraduate students was used for the study. The sample was selected using proportionate stratified and simple random sampling techniques. The instrument for data collection was a self-developed structured questionnaire …


Reference Services Accessibility And Users’ Satisfaction In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, Theresa Nwafornso, Ashiver Elizabeth Annune Dr, Anthony Agena Igbashal Prof Feb 2024

Reference Services Accessibility And Users’ Satisfaction In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, Theresa Nwafornso, Ashiver Elizabeth Annune Dr, Anthony Agena Igbashal Prof

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated reference services accessibility and users’ satisfaction in university libraries in Benue State, Nigeria. Four specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study. The study adopted a survey research design. The population of the study was 3,851 400 level library registered undergraduate library users in universities in Benue State. The sample size of 362 undergraduate users was selected. The instrument for data collection was a self-structured questionnaire titled, “Reference Service Accessibility and Undergraduate Satisfaction Questionnaire (RSAUSQ). The questionnaire was validated by three experts. The reliability of the questionnaire was established using Cronbach Alpha method and a reliability …


Research Data Management Services Among University Librarians In Lagos State, Nigeria, Sunday Tunmibi, Busola Olufeyi Ajokotola Feb 2024

Research Data Management Services Among University Librarians In Lagos State, Nigeria, Sunday Tunmibi, Busola Olufeyi Ajokotola

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated research data management services among University libraries in Lagos State, Nigeria. Research data management is performed for scientific inquiry with the main purpose of adding to the quality of research. In this study, research data management was measured using data creation, data processing, data analysis, data preservation and data reuse as adapted from research data life cycle. The study adopted descriptive survey and structured questionnaires were administered to librarians from selected University libraries in Lagos State, Nigeria. For the analysis, the study adopted descriptive statistics using frequency and percentage distribution. Findings of this study revealed that the …


Intellectual Property Rights And Copyright Laws In The Regime Of Artificial Intelligence (Ai) In India, Hemavathy C Feb 2024

Intellectual Property Rights And Copyright Laws In The Regime Of Artificial Intelligence (Ai) In India, Hemavathy C

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been developing for two decades. The application of AI is budding quickly in business dealings, corporate communication and legal services. AI and Law Forms are increasingly important in the legal arena as they play a significant role in the economy and society. Scientists and policymakers together are facing some of the hardest problems with the advancement of machine learning, cryptology and data protection. This paper is very helpful for policymakers, economists, lawyers and technocrats in the aspect of the ethical use of AI in data protection, privacy, security and social corners turns into very relevant issues …


Assessment Of The Implementation Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Tools Among Library Educators In Tertiary Institution In Anambra State, Ngozi Celestina Uzoagba Dr, Eliezer Chukwuyere Agim, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Dr Jan 2024

Assessment Of The Implementation Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Tools Among Library Educators In Tertiary Institution In Anambra State, Ngozi Celestina Uzoagba Dr, Eliezer Chukwuyere Agim, Victoria Obianuju Ezejiofor Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study was designed to assess the implementation of information and communication technology (ICT) tools among library educators in tertiary institutions in Anambra state. A descriptive survey research design was used. The sample population comprised of 50 library educators selected randomly from 5 tertiary institutions in Anambra state which are Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Federal Polytechnic Oko, Pauls University Awka, Federal College of Education (T) Umunze, and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University Igbariam. A structured questionnaire was used for collection of data for this study. Data collected from the study were analyzed using mean scores. The study found that tertiary institutions …


Digital Literacy Skills And Job Performance Of Library Personnel In State-Owned Universities In Rivers State, Nigeria., Godwin Otu Jan 2024

Digital Literacy Skills And Job Performance Of Library Personnel In State-Owned Universities In Rivers State, Nigeria., Godwin Otu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The primary objective of this study is to ascertain the level of expertise held by university library staff members working in Rivers State University libraries with regard to digital technology. This investigation was founded on a series of research questions as well as three hypotheses that were proposed to explain the data. Because the population of the study consisted of 32 librarians working at RSU and IAUE, the researchers compiled their findings through the use of a correlational survey design and a census sampling technique. The reliability of the questionnaire was demonstrated using Cronbach's alpha, which indicated a value of …


A Study On General Degree College Library Websites In Purba Bardhaman District In West Bengal, Partha Sarathi Mandal, Dr. Sukumar Mandal Jan 2024

A Study On General Degree College Library Websites In Purba Bardhaman District In West Bengal, Partha Sarathi Mandal, Dr. Sukumar Mandal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Website is the mirror of an academic institution. It is not only a reflection of an institution but also acts as a beacon that steers one to find the right path in right time from any place at any time. It shows various information related to academic, administrative and services or facilities. So, it is the best time to evaluate the content of the websites. This is a study on the content of general degree college websites under the University of Burdwan with special reference to the Purba Bardhaman districts in West Bengal. A check list with 54 criteria is …


E-Commerce And The Digital Economy: The Place Of Nigerian Libraries, Rebecca Chidimma Ojobor Dr., Scholastica C. Ukwoma Dr., Victoria N. Okafor Prof. Jan 2024

E-Commerce And The Digital Economy: The Place Of Nigerian Libraries, Rebecca Chidimma Ojobor Dr., Scholastica C. Ukwoma Dr., Victoria N. Okafor Prof.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The paper takes a literature-based approach to examine the state of academic libraries in Nigeria in the implementation of e-commerce in the digital economy with the goal of identifying the barriers to e-commerce practices and proffering recommendations for better e-commerce applications in Nigerian libraries. E-commerce is becoming a fundamental mode of exchange as a result of the development of information and communication technologies (ICT), and is providing the digital economy with many exciting opportunities. The efficiency and productivity of many organizations, including the library, could be increased through e-commerce. It gives the library an outstanding opportunity to lessen the …


Librarian' Understanding, Perception, And Attitudes Regarding Cloud Computing In Academic Libraries Punjab, Pakistan: A Survey, Shahid Mehmood, Prof.Dr.Rais Ahmed Samdani, Muhammad Wahid Dec 2023

Librarian' Understanding, Perception, And Attitudes Regarding Cloud Computing In Academic Libraries Punjab, Pakistan: A Survey, Shahid Mehmood, Prof.Dr.Rais Ahmed Samdani, Muhammad Wahid

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

People who used the University of Sargodha library were asked what they thought about Cloud Computing for the study. The goal of this study was to find out more about how people feel about cloud computing in general and how well they understand it. There were both descriptive and quantitative methods used in the study. Over sixty-nine people were asked to take part in the study, and 65 were randomly picked from the census. The study used SPSS version 21 to turn table data with numbers into percentages and rates. Most people know what Cloud Computing is and how it …


Utilization Of Media Resources For Instructions Among Library Educators In Adult Learning Centers In Awka South Lga, Eliezer Chukwuyere Agim, Solomon Irieguna, Cyprainmary Chukwudebelu Chivuzo Dec 2023

Utilization Of Media Resources For Instructions Among Library Educators In Adult Learning Centers In Awka South Lga, Eliezer Chukwuyere Agim, Solomon Irieguna, Cyprainmary Chukwudebelu Chivuzo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study was designed to ascertain the utilization of media resources for instructions among library educators in adult learning centers in Awka South LGA. A descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The sample population comprised of 14 adult educators selected randomly from adult learning center in Awka South LGA using the purposive sampling technique. A structured questionnaire on a four (4) – point Likert scale was used for collection of data. The instrument was subjected to face validation and pilot test using Cronbach Alpha which gave a reliability coefficient value of 0.96. Data collected from the study …


Preparation Of A Depth Schedule On Data Science By Colon Classification, Edition 7, Partha Chattopadhyay, Librarian Dec 2023

Preparation Of A Depth Schedule On Data Science By Colon Classification, Edition 7, Partha Chattopadhyay, Librarian

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract :- Preparation of a Depth version is required when a micro subject has emerged as a popular and important subject of study. The subject Data Science is such a subject under consideration for preparation of a Depth Schedule. The Colon Classification, edition 7 of Ranganathan is a suitable classification scheme to classify the above mentioned subject thoroughly because of the inbuilt flexibility of Colon Classification, edition 7. Through this article an attempt has been made to prepare a Depth Schedule as far as possible.


A Descriptive Study On Shah Abdul Latif Public Library Shahdadpur, Sindh; Pakistan., Sher Muhammad Burdi , Primary School Teacher At G.B.P.S Al Mansoora Colony Sanghar, Arif Ali Bhatti, Nusrat Shaheen . Dec 2023

A Descriptive Study On Shah Abdul Latif Public Library Shahdadpur, Sindh; Pakistan., Sher Muhammad Burdi , Primary School Teacher At G.B.P.S Al Mansoora Colony Sanghar, Arif Ali Bhatti, Nusrat Shaheen .

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This descriptive study examined the Shah Abdul Latif Public Library in Shahdadpur, Sindh, Pakistan, with the aim of understanding its features, resources, services, and knowledge dissemination and community engagement. The study used mixed-method approach and collected data was presented in simple tables and charts. Research provided comprehensive description with aim of rules and regulations of library and the literature review explored the significance of public libraries as information centers and their role in community engagement and lifelong learning. The historical background of library may provide the understanding of basic foundation of public libraries in Pakistani cities, like Shahdadpur. During the …


Social Media And User-Centric Approach: A Comprehensive Exploration, Suresh Madhavrao Manekar Dec 2023

Social Media And User-Centric Approach: A Comprehensive Exploration, Suresh Madhavrao Manekar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The communication industry has skilled a significant model shift in recent times because of the ubiquitous impact of social media (Smith, 2021). In addition to reforming interpersonal communication, these platforms have emerged as vital channels for the dissemination of information and the development of societies (Jones et al., 2020). This chapter explores the transition towards a user-centric approach and the development of social media stages over time. This investigation is built upon the user-centric approach, which prioritises the customization of digital experiences according to individual preferences. It is crucial to grasp the multi-layered effects of social media on group domains, …


“Big Data” Revitalizing Librarianship: Impact On Librarians, Alice A. Bamigbola Dr. Dec 2023

“Big Data” Revitalizing Librarianship: Impact On Librarians, Alice A. Bamigbola Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Advanced technologies undeniably developed in the 4th Industrial Revolution era, and led to incessantly growing volumes of information daily. “Big Data” is simply information surplus due to the volume, velocity, variety, variability and veracity of the data that need to be processed to get value and better visualisation. Big Data helps libraries understand the ever-changing users’ needs, consequently reshaping their services and procedures. However, it offers several information challenges concerning its capturing, storage, searching, structuring, and visualization. This paper, explores the concept of Big Data in a library environment, how to introduce Big Data, its benefits in the library, roles …


Creativity Of Librarians As Determinant Of Job Performance In Some Selected Polytechnic Libraries In Delta State, Nigeria, Patrick Chukwuma Iheme Mr, Chika Chinonso Ejiakor Mrs, Peter O. Moneke, Oluchi Juliet Nwagu, Ufuoma Eruvwe Dr Dec 2023

Creativity Of Librarians As Determinant Of Job Performance In Some Selected Polytechnic Libraries In Delta State, Nigeria, Patrick Chukwuma Iheme Mr, Chika Chinonso Ejiakor Mrs, Peter O. Moneke, Oluchi Juliet Nwagu, Ufuoma Eruvwe Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the creativity of librarians as determinant of job performance in some selected polytechnic libraries in Delta State. The study adopted a descriptive survey using questionnaire to collect data. The population of the study consists of 45 librarians. A total of 45 questionnaires were distributed only 33 were retrieved using descriptive statistics, the mean and percentage of the data were calculated. A mean score of 2.5 or above and a percentage score of 50% were taken into consideration. The study revealed five (5) creativity factors possess by librarians in some selected polytechnic libraries in Delta state as experience, …


The Role Of Lis Professional In Open Educational Resources And Its Impact In Bangladesh, Dr. Md. Azizur Rahman, Sumitra Mitra Biswas, Dr. Subrata Biswas Dec 2023

The Role Of Lis Professional In Open Educational Resources And Its Impact In Bangladesh, Dr. Md. Azizur Rahman, Sumitra Mitra Biswas, Dr. Subrata Biswas

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Introduction- This study aims to explore of the role of LIS Professionals in open educational resources (OERs) and its impact on Bangladesh. In addition, there is a focus on raising awareness and improving open educational resources.

Purpose – The purpose of the study is to provide quantitative information on the growth and development of the LIS professionals in OER in Bangladesh. In addition, the focus is on raising awareness and improving open educational resources.

Research problem- The study is about acquiring data sources, facing huge problems related to field of LIS Professionals in OER in Bangladesh. LIS professionals in the …


Radicalisation And Extremism On Social Media: What Steps Can Be Taken?, Emeka Williams Etumnu, Oluchi I. Williams-Etumnu Dec 2023

Radicalisation And Extremism On Social Media: What Steps Can Be Taken?, Emeka Williams Etumnu, Oluchi I. Williams-Etumnu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Unarguably, the social media has brought the world together in an online space and as a result of this, extremist groups utilise the social media to radicalise people especially the youths who are vulnerable and fancy their ideology towards their cause. The paper was underpinned on public sphere theory and the desk research method was employed in the course of the study. It was revealed that social media plays a tremendous role towards radicalisation and extremism. The need for digital literacy, where rules can be made to assist individuals of all ages in developing critical thinking skills and building resilience …


Information Communication Technology Competence And Reference Service Provision In Federal Universities In North-Central Nigeria., Ezinwanyi Madukoma, Catherine Enatta Ikokoh Dec 2023

Information Communication Technology Competence And Reference Service Provision In Federal Universities In North-Central Nigeria., Ezinwanyi Madukoma, Catherine Enatta Ikokoh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates information communication technology competence and reference service provision in Federal Universities in North-Central, Nigeria. Reference librarians now provide users with databases that give access to millions of journal articles as well as access to the internet which has holdings of libraries and a limitless variety of formal and informal sources of information. The study has one objective, a research question and one hypothesis. The study adopted total enumeration using a descriptive survey design. The population of the study is three hundred and sixty library personnel comprising professionals and para-professionals. Three hundred and six questionnaires were returned and …


Lecturers’ Skills To Evaluate Information And Use Information Effectively As Correlates Of Digital Library Resources Utilization In Nigeria, Joy Iguehi Ikenwe, Ogagaoghene Uzezi Idhalama Dec 2023

Lecturers’ Skills To Evaluate Information And Use Information Effectively As Correlates Of Digital Library Resources Utilization In Nigeria, Joy Iguehi Ikenwe, Ogagaoghene Uzezi Idhalama

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates lecturers’ skills to evaluate information and use information effectively as correlates of digital library resources utilization in Nigeria. Research questions were, what is the correlation between lecturers’ skills to evaluate information and digital library resources utilization in Southern Nigeria? and what is the correlation between lecturers’ skills to use information effectively and digital library resources utilization in Southern Nigeria? The two hypotheses are: Ho 1: Lecturers' skill to evaluate information does not have a significant relationship with the utilization of digital library resources. Ho 2: Lecturers' skill to use information effectively does not have a …