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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 …


Research Support Newsletter (Spring 2024), Elizabeth D'Angel Apr 2024

Research Support Newsletter (Spring 2024), Elizabeth D'Angel

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Bringing Open Science Training Back To Basics: The Foundations In Open Science Oer, Sinéad Hanrahan Mar 2024

Bringing Open Science Training Back To Basics: The Foundations In Open Science Oer, Sinéad Hanrahan

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Open Science (OS) seeks to apply the concept of openness across all stages of research practice. It aims to facilitate the dissemination of research at speed and to foster collaboration between researchers (Foster Open Science, 2023). OS is an essential aspect of Responsible Research Practice (ALLEA, 2017) and integral to addressing the complex problems facing the world (UNESCO, 2021). It is thus imperative that research performing organisations provide effective OS training. Anecdotal evidence gleaned over five years of OS Training provision suggests that researchers have less understanding of foundational research practices than library OS instructors anticipate. This further suggests that …


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 …


Teaching Ai Literacy Through Library Frameworks, Christopher M. Jimenez Mar 2024

Teaching Ai Literacy Through Library Frameworks, Christopher M. Jimenez

Works of the FIU Libraries

This poster presents a comprehensive exploration of the integration of generative artificial intelligence (AI) with the Association of College and Research Libraries' Frameworks for Information Literacy. It seeks to shed light on the implications and considerations of incorporating generative AI within the framework of information literacy, focusing on key concepts such as authority, information creation, value, research as inquiry, and scholarship as conversation.

Within the context of generative AI, questions arise regarding the credibility of AI-generated information. This poster delves into the factors that influence authority in information resources and examines how generative AI compares to traditional sources of expertise. …


Value Beyond Cost Savings: Unlocking Diversity, Equity And Inclusion With Open Educational Resources, Nancy Henke Mar 2024

Value Beyond Cost Savings: Unlocking Diversity, Equity And Inclusion With Open Educational Resources, Nancy Henke

Libraries Workshops & Webinars

The cost savings offered by the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) have garnered significant attention. As free teaching, learning, and research materials, OER reduce financial barriers to education by eliminating textbook costs. However, fewer people are aware that OER also contribute to a more inclusive learning environment. This session explores the value of OER beyond financial benefits, delving into how OER, as free and accessible resources, play a role in building an inclusive educational landscape. From embracing diverse perspectives in content creation to providing the opportunity to tailor course materials to students’ specific needs, this presentation uncovers the many …


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 …


Course Lecture: The Knowledge Economy, Devon Olson Feb 2024

Course Lecture: The Knowledge Economy, Devon Olson

Librarian Publications

The first of a 5-part series of lectures on scholarly communication, this lecture introduces learners to the scholarly communications landscape by exploring its roots in historical and cultural events such as colonization and the growth of the internet. Two activities enable students to explore the legal implications of reusing various materials as well as the speakers and audiences of top journals in occupational therapy.

This lecture was designed for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program.

This lecture is appropriate for adult and emerging adult learners with very little or basic understandings …


Course Lecture: Government Resources As A Part Of Scholarly Communication, Devon Olson Feb 2024

Course Lecture: Government Resources As A Part Of Scholarly Communication, Devon Olson

Librarian Publications

The second lecture in a 5-part series of lectures on scholarly communication, this lecture situates government publications and public use datasets as one facet of scholarly communication and evidence based practice via discussion of the structure of the United States government and related vocabulary, as well as activities in which learners explore and then teach the class about various data tools.

This lecture was designed for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program.

This lecture is appropriate for adult and emerging adult learners with very little or basic understandings of scholarly communication, …


Course Lecture: Beyond The Article As The Favorite Piece Of Scholarly Communication, Devon Olson Feb 2024

Course Lecture: Beyond The Article As The Favorite Piece Of Scholarly Communication, Devon Olson

Librarian Publications

The third of a 5-part series of lectures on scholarly communication, this lecture introduces learners to the ways in which various information architecture structures, such as indexes or natural-language-processing algorithms, impact information access and use. Activities allow students to explore and then teach each other about how the internet has changed over time and exists differently across the world, as well as how practitioners in their own discipline communicate beyond the academic article format.

This lecture was designed for the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program.

This lecture is appropriate for adult …


The Second Digital Transformation Of Scholarly Publishing: Strategic Context And Shared Infrastructure, Tracy Bergstrom, Oya Y. Rieger, Roger C. Schonfeld Jan 2024

The Second Digital Transformation Of Scholarly Publishing: Strategic Context And Shared Infrastructure, Tracy Bergstrom, Oya Y. Rieger, Roger C. Schonfeld

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Today, the scholarly publishing sector is undergoing its second digital transformation. The first digital transformation saw a massive shift from paper to digital, but otherwise publishing retained many of the structures, workflows, incentives, and outputs that characterized the print era. A variety of shared infrastructure was developed to serve the needs of this first digital transformation. In this current second digital transformation, many of the structures, workflows, incentives, and outputs that characterized the print era are being revamped in favor of new approaches that bring tremendous opportunities, and also non-trivial risks, to scholarly communication. The second digital transformation requires shared …


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 …


Royster Receives Lifetime Achievement Award, Retires From Nebraska Jan 2024

Royster Receives Lifetime Achievement Award, Retires From Nebraska

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Paul Royster, coordinator for scholarly communication, completes his 19-year career at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln Libraries with a Lifetime Achievement Award from Elsevier Digital Commons for work on behalf of the faculty and students in the growth of the Universityʼs institutional repository (IR) and his innovations that have shaped the development of the platform.


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)

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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 …


Open Educational Resources: A Guide For Faculty, Mark Hamilton Jan 2024

Open Educational Resources: A Guide For Faculty, Mark Hamilton

Faculty Publications and Presentations

In this session, we will discuss the following topics: What are Open Educational Resources (OER)? What can I do with OER? Where can I find OER? How can I create OER? How can I share my OER?


Poster: Orcid Integration At Rowan University, Jonathan J. Jiras, Denise Brush, Benjamin H. Saracco Jan 2024

Poster: Orcid Integration At Rowan University, Jonathan J. Jiras, Denise Brush, Benjamin H. Saracco

Libraries Scholarship

Rowan University wanted a single, streamlined point of access to information about research activity by all our faculty. The Technology Services Librarian proposed leveraging our ORCID membership to integrate faculty research information in ORCID with university identity management services. Information Resources & Technology (IRT) worked with the Division of Research and the Libraries to design and implement a solution that achieved this goal.


Are We Practicing What We Preach? Towards Greater Transborder Inclusivity In Information Science Systematic Reviews, Stephanie Krueger, Rebecca D. Frank Jan 2024

Are We Practicing What We Preach? Towards Greater Transborder Inclusivity In Information Science Systematic Reviews, Stephanie Krueger, Rebecca D. Frank

School of Information Sciences -- Faculty Publications and Other Works

Abstract. Inclusiveness has been investigated in different ways by Information Science (InfoSci) researchers, often as a line of social justice inquiry. Systematic reviews (SRs), which bridge the gap between research and practice, are a key example of research impacted by inclusiveness. “Transborder” inclusiveness—the ability of researchers from different institutions, regions, and countries to ac-cess information, and the inclusion of information from researchers in regions and countries where English is not an official language in major collections of InfoSci research—influences how researchers perform SRs. Although this topic has been identified in other disciplines involved in Evidence Based Practice (EBP) such as …


Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2023, Cedarville University Dec 2023

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For December 2023, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

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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, …