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Understanding The Knowledge Sharing Behaviors Of Library Professionals In South Asia, Abinash Deka, Subaveerapandiyan A Dec 2021

Understanding The Knowledge Sharing Behaviors Of Library Professionals In South Asia, Abinash Deka, Subaveerapandiyan A

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The present study aim is to know the information professionals/library professional’s knowledge sharing behaviours and attitudes among the institutes. This study investigated six countries' library professionals: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The study discussed knowledge sharing behaviour, technological equipment used for knowledge management and disseminating the sources of knowledge; academic social networking sites used for sharing the information and knowledge as well as challenges in knowledge management faced by the librarians examined in detail. The implication of the study highlighted the various areas of knowledge management such as training, budget, lack of staff and reward.


Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A Dec 2021

Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A

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The study examined the research data management and related services offered by South Asian countries' academic libraries. Research applied quantitative approach and survey research design method were used for this study. The survey questionnaire was distributed randomly to academic library professionals in five countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The sample population comprised 67 library professionals from various institutes of five countries. The study’s findings revealed that 83.6% of institute libraries provide research data management services to their users. The study recommends that institutes or funding organizations support staff to attend conferences and workshops on research data management, …


Awareness And Attitude Towards Plagiarism Among Post Graduate Students And Research Scholars Of Select Social Sciences Departments Of Kurukshetra University And Panjab University, Chandigarh, Neha Garg Ms., Manoj Kumar Joshi Prof.(Dr.), Jivesh Bansal Dr. Dec 2021

Awareness And Attitude Towards Plagiarism Among Post Graduate Students And Research Scholars Of Select Social Sciences Departments Of Kurukshetra University And Panjab University, Chandigarh, Neha Garg Ms., Manoj Kumar Joshi Prof.(Dr.), Jivesh Bansal Dr.

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This study explores the awareness and attitude towards plagiarism among postgraduate students and research scholars of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (KU) and Panjab University, Chandigarh (PU). The findings of the questionnaire based study reveal that 53.64% of KU and 79.9% respondents of PU were acquainted with the term plagiarism. More than 41% respondents became aware of this term in their present university and more than half of the total respondents came to know about this concept during last one year. Only 23.97% had attended plagiarism awareness programmes. The understanding and attitude towards plagiarism needs greater attention. Maximum 88.35% respondents considered ‘Using …


Measuring Use Patterns Of Electronic Resources: A Study Of College Of Agriculture, G.B. Pant University Of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Pankaj Kumar Singh , Assistant Librarian, Meenu Singh, Mlis Student Dec 2021

Measuring Use Patterns Of Electronic Resources: A Study Of College Of Agriculture, G.B. Pant University Of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Pankaj Kumar Singh , Assistant Librarian, Meenu Singh, Mlis Student

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This research study sought to determine the use patterns of Electronic Resources and limited to the College of Agriculture, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). A questionnaire was distributed among the Post Graduate students, Research Scholars and Faculty Members of the various post-graduate departments of the college to collect desired data. 120 valid samples were collected and used for data analysis and interpretation in this present study. The result shows a growing interest among the respondents to the use of E-Resource at College of Agriculture, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar (Uttarakhand). It was found …


Users’ Attitudes To The Use Of Electronic Resources And Services By Undergraduate Students Of Mcpherson University, Ogun State, Nigeria, Esther O. Jatto Mrs, Basirat O. Diyaolu Mrs Dec 2021

Users’ Attitudes To The Use Of Electronic Resources And Services By Undergraduate Students Of Mcpherson University, Ogun State, Nigeria, Esther O. Jatto Mrs, Basirat O. Diyaolu Mrs

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The availability of e-resources in university libraries does not determine its usage. These resources are an added advantage for students to get more sources of information for their educational pursuit. However, there was an observation that most students are not using these resources as expected. This study investigated Users’ attitudes to the use of electronic resources and services by undergraduate students of McPherson University, Ogun State, Nigeria. A multistage sampling technique was use to select 294 respondents as sample size for the study, using questionnaire as research instruments. Majority of the respondents (72.1%) affirmed availability of e-books and (63.3%) e-journal, …


Awareness Of Predatory Journals In Library And Information Science Faculties In India, Madhuri Kumari, Subaveerapandiyan A Dec 2021

Awareness Of Predatory Journals In Library And Information Science Faculties In India, Madhuri Kumari, Subaveerapandiyan A

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Predatory journals that pretended to resemble refereed journals but are used for money-making purposes. Predatory publishers produce less quality scientific and research papers; it is a severe academic threat in scientific publications. Researchers are ensuring the quality of the journal and peer-reviewing process before submitting the manuscript. This paper aims to know the Indian Library and Information Science faculties awareness and knowledge about Predatory journals. To this study, 67 LIS (Library and Information Science) faculties took part, and they are working as Assistant Professors (67.2%), Associate Professors (16.4%) and Professors (16.4%) of various states (31.3%) and central universities (68.7%) in …


A Bibliometric Study Of Iaslic Bulletin:2016-2020, Mahendra Kumar Dec 2021

A Bibliometric Study Of Iaslic Bulletin:2016-2020, Mahendra Kumar

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Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to examine the growth patterns of Library and Information Science literature on the basis of bibliometric study and to analyze the articles of IASLIC Bulletin published from the year 2016 to2020.

Methodology: For the present study IASLIC Bulletin has been selected as the source journal. IASLIC Bulletin is one of the leading publications in the field of Library and Information Science in India. All the lead articles and research paper of five volumes (Vol 61-Vol 65) containing 20 issues published during 2016-2020 have been taken up for the study. Statistical tools, like …


Library Consortia Development Analysis With Special Reference To India, Subhash Reddy B Dr., Ravi B. Venkat Dr., Krishnamurthy Madaiah Dr, Dec 2021

Library Consortia Development Analysis With Special Reference To India, Subhash Reddy B Dr., Ravi B. Venkat Dr., Krishnamurthy Madaiah Dr,

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The study examines the library consortia research publications of the past two decades in order to gain insight into the development of library consortia, with a special emphasis on Indian contributions adopting Scientometrics analysis technique. Data was collected using the Web of Science abstracting and citation database, which retrieved 983 publications dating from 2001 to 2020. For the study, 326 relevant publications were selected and analysed using Biblioshny, Citespace and VOSviewer software. The analysis revealed a consistent research interest in library consortia, as shown by the increase in the number of publications and the number of keywords. India has secured …


Impact Of E-Libraries On Youth Development: Evidence From The Punjab E-Library Project In Pakistan, Naila Shams Ul-Haq, Muhammad Younus Dec 2021

Impact Of E-Libraries On Youth Development: Evidence From The Punjab E-Library Project In Pakistan, Naila Shams Ul-Haq, Muhammad Younus

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The study aimed to explore the impact of e-libraries on youth development in Punjab, Pakistan. The quantitative research method was adopted to address research questions of the study. A questionnaire using the five domains of Youth Development Index of the Commonwealth was developed to collect the quantitative data from young users (aged between 15-29 years) of four e-libraries developed under the Punjab E-Library Project in Punjab, Pakistan. The findings illustrate that e-libraries had a significant positive impact on youth development in all the five domains. The respondents acknowledged the multidimensionality of the e-libraries on holistic uplift and advancement of youth …


Effective Leadership Styles Strategies And Job Performance Of Librarians In Federal University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Enite Anita Urhefe, Austin J. Mole Prof. Dec 2021

Effective Leadership Styles Strategies And Job Performance Of Librarians In Federal University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Enite Anita Urhefe, Austin J. Mole Prof.

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The study investigated effective leadership styles strategies and job performance of librarians in Federal University libraries in South-South, Nigeria. The study adopted descriptive research design. A total of four (4) research questions were raised to guide the study, and a hypothesis was also tested at 0.5 level of significant. The population of the study comprised (98) librarians in the six Federal universities spread across the six states of South-South, Nigeria. No sample was done due to the manageable size of the population. The instrument used for data collection was a researcher constructed questionnaire titled “Effective Leadership Styles Strategies and Job …


Academic Stress Among The Library And Information Science Students Of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India: A Study, Jyoti Devi, Ashu Shokeen Dec 2021

Academic Stress Among The Library And Information Science Students Of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India: A Study, Jyoti Devi, Ashu Shokeen

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The present study aims to explore the academic stress among the Library and Information (LIS) Students of the Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra situated in the Haryana state of India. A structured questionnaire was designed to collect the data from all the 54 LIS students through the survey method and all the questions were based on a 5-point Likert scale. The study found that poor time management (M=3.72 ±.856), stress regarding the tests, assessment, grades & evaluation and meeting the deadlines for the same (M=3.70 ±.983), the stress of family’s high expectations regarding career issues (M=3.63 ±1.033) and fear of lagging behind …


Use Of E-Resources By Researchers And Faculty Members In Select Universities Of Haryana: A Comparative Studyof Science And Social Science Faculties, Sandhya Rani, Navkiran Kaur Dec 2021

Use Of E-Resources By Researchers And Faculty Members In Select Universities Of Haryana: A Comparative Studyof Science And Social Science Faculties, Sandhya Rani, Navkiran Kaur

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E-resources rose in significance throughout the world during COVID-19 pandemic as these were used extensively in teaching, learning and research. Present study was conducted to know about the awareness and use of e-resources by the researchers and faculty members of science and social science faculties in three universities of Haryana, their purpose of using e-resources, levels of satisfaction and problems faced by them. This study is based on primary data collected from the faculty members and researchers using a self-designed questionnaire. It was found that all respondents were aware about e-resources and majority of respondents were using e-resources. The respondents …


How Far Does It Go? Understanding Efficacy Of Off-Campus Remote Access Services: Use Case Of Knimbus And Myloft, Ritu Sharma, Amanpreet Kaur, Sarita Gulati, Atasi Sinhababu Assistant Librarian, Rupak Chakravarty Dec 2021

How Far Does It Go? Understanding Efficacy Of Off-Campus Remote Access Services: Use Case Of Knimbus And Myloft, Ritu Sharma, Amanpreet Kaur, Sarita Gulati, Atasi Sinhababu Assistant Librarian, Rupak Chakravarty

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E-resources are the backbone of the learner community in this information superfluous era. Digital technology has made remote access to the E-resources more easy, speedy, and comfortable. The advent of technology has made the libraries add new resources to their existing collection. For the academic community, remote access to the e-resources has become a very important part of their education and research, especially in this pandemic period. Library users are keen on searching and retrieving information stored/viewed from a distance or stored in remote locations. Remote login access to online library e-resources is the best practice that helps the users …


Library Anxiety Of Lis Students In Universities Of Pakistan: A Measurement Using Mlas, Mahe Bushra Asghar, Rubina Bhatti, Salman Bin Naeem Dec 2021

Library Anxiety Of Lis Students In Universities Of Pakistan: A Measurement Using Mlas, Mahe Bushra Asghar, Rubina Bhatti, Salman Bin Naeem

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The present study was conducted with an aim to determine the level of library anxiety among the graduate students of Library and Information Science enrolled in public sector universities of Pakistan. The Multidimensional Library Anxiety Scale developed and validated by Dr. Doris Van Kampen, was used for this study. The data was collected from 511 students of MLIS studying in different library schools of Pakistan. The collected data was then analyzed statistically by using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 22. The findings of the study indicated that graduate students of Library and Information Science exhibited overall a mild …


A Bibliometric Study On ‘Law Librarianship’, Madhukar Bapu Togam, Deelip Mestri Dec 2021

A Bibliometric Study On ‘Law Librarianship’, Madhukar Bapu Togam, Deelip Mestri

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The aim of this study is to analyse the scholarly literature published pertinent to ‘Law Librarianship. SCOPUS database was utilized to collect all literature under the term of ‘Law Librariaship. ‘Publish or Perish 8.1’ software used to incorporate and obtained data however, VOSviewer Software and Microsoft Excel used for visualization and analysis of data. The growth of publications, author wise citation analysis, Source wise citations, Co-authorship network analysis were presented using standard bibliometric analysis. Based on the search results, total 56 papers found. It was observed that the publication of literature on ‘Law Librarianship’ have been started from 1975 …


Lessons Learned From Bookstagrammers For Library Promotion And Promotion Of Readership: Qualitative Study, Anna Novotna, Kamil Matula, Veronika Kociánová, Vojtěch Svačina Dec 2021

Lessons Learned From Bookstagrammers For Library Promotion And Promotion Of Readership: Qualitative Study, Anna Novotna, Kamil Matula, Veronika Kociánová, Vojtěch Svačina

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The prevalent problem with which libraries deal with today is decrease of patrons in younger generation. There is a lot of academic and research attention dedicated to studies of their behavior and trends connected to increase in time spent online and on social media. There are also concerns about attention spans of younger children and their reading habits. Many libraries tried to pull younger generation toward book reading and libraries in general by starting Instagram accounts but not many know how to run it to address the desired group of users. We have conducted interviews with three out of eight …


Literacy In Indonesian: A Bibliometric Analysis, Pandri Ferdias, Dede Sutisna, R. Rusli, Achmad Daeng Gs, Abdul Rahman Dec 2021

Literacy In Indonesian: A Bibliometric Analysis, Pandri Ferdias, Dede Sutisna, R. Rusli, Achmad Daeng Gs, Abdul Rahman

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This study is a quantitative research using bibliometric analysis. The purpose of this study was to identify and describe the profile of publications in the field of literacy in Indonesia. The data in this study were obtained from the Scopus database. The results obtained from the Scopus database are 1080 documents, the highest number of documents issued related to literacy by authors in Indonesia in 2020 is 305 documents and the lowest in 2016 is 27 documents. Most of the papers are dominated by Conference Papers (649 documents) and the top 5 affiliates in Indonesia that have the highest publications …


A Study Of The Awareness And Utilization Of Digitized Resources In Selected University Libraries Of Karnataka, K N Lakshmipathi, Research Scholar, Centre For Research And Evaluation, Senhilkumar R., Research Supervisor, Bharathiar University & Librarian (Sg) & Head (Research), Dept. Of Lis, Kongunadu Arts And Science College (Autonomous) Dec 2021

A Study Of The Awareness And Utilization Of Digitized Resources In Selected University Libraries Of Karnataka, K N Lakshmipathi, Research Scholar, Centre For Research And Evaluation, Senhilkumar R., Research Supervisor, Bharathiar University & Librarian (Sg) & Head (Research), Dept. Of Lis, Kongunadu Arts And Science College (Autonomous)

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Due to information explosion and overload of information, libraries are unable to procure or subscribe to the enormous published information. Libraries are finding it difficult to supply the most deemed reading materials such as reference, rare, career advancement, scholarly publications, government publications, and research related reading materials. Thus, to overcome this existing problem, now the libraries, especially university libraries are starting to digitize the value added reading materials and have made them available through a digital library, gateways, portals, archives, repositories, and consortium electronic platforms. In this context, the present study evaluates the awareness and utilization of digitized resources by …


Assessing Users’ Satisfaction With Electronic Resources In University Libraries In Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus, Mushir Ahmad Dilshad Dec 2021

Assessing Users’ Satisfaction With Electronic Resources In University Libraries In Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus, Mushir Ahmad Dilshad

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The purpose of the study was to assess users’ satisfaction with electronic resources available in university libraries in Punjab, Pakistan. The study adopted the quantitative research method to achieve its objectives. The quantitative data were collected through the questionnaire from library users in eight public universities by employing the convenience sampling technique. The findings of the study reveal that the libraries lacked adequate electronic resources. The respondents were satisfied only with the internet resources. They did not seem satisfied with the rest of the resources as they did not give their opinions about them. The findings of the study will …


Online Databases Backbone For Teaching And Research: Case Study Of Rajarambapu Institute Of Technology, Affiliated To Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra (India), Vishwas L. Hase, Mahesh N. Gaikwad, Yuvraj G. Jadhav Assistant Professor , Dept. Of Library And Information Science Dec 2021

Online Databases Backbone For Teaching And Research: Case Study Of Rajarambapu Institute Of Technology, Affiliated To Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Maharashtra (India), Vishwas L. Hase, Mahesh N. Gaikwad, Yuvraj G. Jadhav Assistant Professor , Dept. Of Library And Information Science

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The library facilities and services have changed during the pandemic from both the librarians’ and library users’ points of view. Research and academic communication disseminated via emerging online databases and resulted in creating awareness and utilization of electronic resources remotely. The present study investigates the availability, awareness, and use of online databases subscribed from direct publishers and also accessed from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, India, under the INFEED project by Rajarambapu Institute of Technology (RIT) staff members and students during the lockdown period. A mixed research approach (i.e. quantitative and qualitative) has been applied by using an online questionnaire as a …


Development Of Job Satisfaction Scale For Female Library Professionals: Case Study, Punam Chauhan, Aditya Tripathi, Mohd Shoaib Ansari Dec 2021

Development Of Job Satisfaction Scale For Female Library Professionals: Case Study, Punam Chauhan, Aditya Tripathi, Mohd Shoaib Ansari

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It has been observed that there are no standard scales for measuring the job satisfaction of female library professionals. A scale would prove to be an excellent tool for developing policies for female library professionals. A questionnaire is prepared, which is further tested for reliability and validity, considered a standard scale. A survey method is used to collect the data for this purpose. The study suggests that job satisfaction variables are not unidirectional in their effect. The job itself can be a source of both satisfaction and dissatisfaction. The scale has good internal consistency. The scale has good internal consistency …


Workplace Democracy Practices And Librarians’ Commitment In Universities In Southwest Nigeria, Yemisi T. Babalola Prof, Oluwaseun O. Fagbemiro, Opeyemi D. Soyemi Dr Dec 2021

Workplace Democracy Practices And Librarians’ Commitment In Universities In Southwest Nigeria, Yemisi T. Babalola Prof, Oluwaseun O. Fagbemiro, Opeyemi D. Soyemi Dr

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The effort of committed personnel is needed for the workplace to function optimally and to achieve the goals of the organization. This study examined the influence of workplace democracy practices on librarians’ commitment in universities in Southwest, Nigeria. A survey research design was adopted for the study. The population consisted of 477 librarians in Southwest, Nigeria. Proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 217 librarians who served as respondents in the study. A researcher’s developed instrument was used for data collection and collected data were subjected to analysis using descriptive and inferential statistics. Findings revealed that the extent of …


Analysis Of Global Published Literature On Library And Information Science: An Empirical Study Through Big Data Approach (1920-2020), Subhajit Panda, Dr. Atasi Sinhababu, Prof. Rupak Chakravarty Dec 2021

Analysis Of Global Published Literature On Library And Information Science: An Empirical Study Through Big Data Approach (1920-2020), Subhajit Panda, Dr. Atasi Sinhababu, Prof. Rupak Chakravarty

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the extent of LIS (Library and Information Science) literature referring to and being referred by patents in the form of scholarly citations they attribute and/or receive. The analysis of the present study was done based on a total data-set of 237820 research publications of the LIS discipline ranging from April 1920 to April 2020 (100 years) as mined from the LENS database. LIS research corpus received 22.75 scholarly citations and 6.87 patent citations per paper while utilizing and citing 18667 patents and thus establishing the correlation between the citing-cited link in the …


Bibliometric Analysis Of The Aslib Journal Of Information Management From 2014 To 2021, Satyajit Nayak, Dillip Kumar Parida, Neha Verma, Piyush Kumar Hari Dec 2021

Bibliometric Analysis Of The Aslib Journal Of Information Management From 2014 To 2021, Satyajit Nayak, Dillip Kumar Parida, Neha Verma, Piyush Kumar Hari

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The purpose of this study is to examine the papers published in the ASLIB Journal of Information Management between 2014 to 2021. The Scopus database was chosen for bibliographic data extraction. The VOSviewer software was used to visualize the research results using network maps. During the research period, 311 papers with 2534 citations were discovered. The publication trends of the ASLIB Journal of Information Management have been identified using a variety of bibliometric variables. The findings of the study revealed that, the most documents (n=52) were published in 2020, while the most citations (n=558) were recorded in 2015. In total, …


Exploring End-Users’ Digital Literacy Skills In The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus, Muhammad Irfan Saleem Dec 2021

Exploring End-Users’ Digital Literacy Skills In The Islamia University Of Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus, Muhammad Irfan Saleem

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This study aimed to explore end-users’ digital literacy skills in the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan. The study employed the quantitative research method to address the research questions. The quantitative data were collected from research students (M.Phil. and PhD) studying at different departments in the university through the questionnaire. The findings of the study suggest that the respondents had a high level of knowledge and skills to use the Internet, MS Word and computers. The participants were not aware of most of electronic resources. They possessed a low level of skills to retrieve digital information, produce and create digital contents, …


Awareness And Use Of Public Library Resources: A Study In Regional Library, Tirupati, Mallimoggala Devi Archana, Kongara Surendra Babu Dec 2021

Awareness And Use Of Public Library Resources: A Study In Regional Library, Tirupati, Mallimoggala Devi Archana, Kongara Surendra Babu

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The main purpose of this study was to examine the awareness and usage of library resources by the user in Regional Library of Tirupati. To achieve the objectives of the study, a survey method was conducted using convenient sampling method. Two hundred questionnaires have been distributed to the public library users. Out of two hundred questionnaires, one hundred and seventy usable response sheets were received. This study reveals that majority of the respondents (37.65%) visit library for updating subject knowledge, 32.94% to update their employment information. It is also clear that majority of the library users (83.5%) have ICT knowledge. …


Information Seeking Behavior On Youtube's Recommendation System For Undergraduate Students In Surabaya Indonesia, Youngjoon Yang, Edi Dwi Riyanto, Imam Yuadi Dec 2021

Information Seeking Behavior On Youtube's Recommendation System For Undergraduate Students In Surabaya Indonesia, Youngjoon Yang, Edi Dwi Riyanto, Imam Yuadi

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YouTube is the most used social media platform in the world where users search for information through various search tools provided. This study aims to analyze the behavior of information-seeking on YouTube among undergraduate students in Surabaya, Indonesia. We examined their information-seeking behavior and its implementation in daily life. We also evaluated the information needs and interests. This research conducted online questionnaires that were sent to undergraduate students from 27 August 2021 to 6 September 2021 and received 143 responses. We then analyzed the data based on the response results and statistics from Google Forms. The results showed that they …


Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Library And Information Science Undergraduates During Covid-19 Pandemic In Niger Delta Region Of Nigeria, Lawrence Arumuru Dec 2021

Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Library And Information Science Undergraduates During Covid-19 Pandemic In Niger Delta Region Of Nigeria, Lawrence Arumuru

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This study was hinged on the information needs and seeking behaviour of library and information science undergraduates during the covid-19 pandemic in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Three questions were raised to put the study in the right perspective. The researcher employed the simple random type of sampling technique used to sample 184 respondents who are 200, 300, and 400 level undergraduates from Library and Information Science schools in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. The questionnaire was used as the sole instrument for data collection. The descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. Data collected were …


The Archival Works At Three Historic Mosques In Indonesia: The Documentation Of The Society’S Religious And Social Life, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Budi Sulistiono, Sulistyo Basuki, Maila D.H. Rahiem Dec 2021

The Archival Works At Three Historic Mosques In Indonesia: The Documentation Of The Society’S Religious And Social Life, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Budi Sulistiono, Sulistyo Basuki, Maila D.H. Rahiem

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This study examined the portrait of archive management activities in three historic mosques in Indonesia, namely Istiqlal Mosque, Luar Batang Mosque and Syuhada Mosque. These mosques have a profound symbolic significance for society. Luar Batang mosque is the oldest mosque in Jakarta. Syuhada Mosque is a gift from the Indonesian Government to Yogyakarta's people to fight for and preserve the country's independence. Istiqlal Mosque is the Republic of Indonesia's national mosque that has become a symbol of pride for its people. For many Muslims, the mosque is the nucleus of community life, and the written documents documented in the mosque …


A Bibliometric Analysis Of Serials Review From 1991 To 2020, Azeem Akbar, Akira Jbeen, Ayesha Gulzar, Abid Iqbal Dec 2021

A Bibliometric Analysis Of Serials Review From 1991 To 2020, Azeem Akbar, Akira Jbeen, Ayesha Gulzar, Abid Iqbal

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The study's objectives were to identify the document type, publishing trends, authorship patterns of research, most prolific authors, countries and keywords, top citied articles, and country collaboration of published articles in Serials Review (SR) through bibliometric measures from 1991-2020. The data was retrieved from the Scopus database and analyzed through VOSviewer, Microsoft excel, and Biblioshiny. The result found that most of the studies were published in the form of empirical (1785) with total citation (4998) during 1991-2020. Publications were increased from 2002 to 2004, but after 2014 the publications ratio decreased. A single authorship pattern was shown by most of …