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Social Media Technologies As Determinants To Information Sharing Among Lis Students In Kwara State University, Malete, Abdulkadir Olalekan Yusuf, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman Oct 2023

Social Media Technologies As Determinants To Information Sharing Among Lis Students In Kwara State University, Malete, Abdulkadir Olalekan Yusuf, Kabir Alabi Sulaiman

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examines social media technologies as determinants to information sharing among Library and Information science students in Kwara State University, Malete. This study adopts descriptive survey method of research design. The population includes the students of Library and Information Science, Kwara State University, Malete with population of 1431. The sample size was selected using Raosoft sample size table. However the study used simple random sampling technique with sample size of 304 while web-based questionnaire was used in the data collection. Link to the web-based questionnaire was shared on the different social media platforms of WhatsApp and Telegram of students. …


Lbsci 717: Digital Humanities, S E. Hackney Jun 2023

Lbsci 717: Digital Humanities, S E. Hackney

Open Educational Resources

This is a syllabus for a graduate-level introductory course on the Digital Humanities, primarily aimed at LIS students.


Information Visualization In Library And Information Science: Exploring Principles, Types, And Tools For Effective Data Communication, Shobhita Mishra Jun 2023

Information Visualization In Library And Information Science: Exploring Principles, Types, And Tools For Effective Data Communication, Shobhita Mishra

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research paper examines the Information Visualization in Library and Information Science: Exploring Principles, Types, and Tools for Effective Data Communication. The paper provides a historical overview of information visualization, including its evolution, milestones, and key figures. It also explores different types of information visualization, including data visualization, scientific visualization, information design, visual analytics, infographics, and geospatial visualization. The paper then discusses the principles of information visualization, including visual perception, cognitive load, design principles, interaction principles, and usability principles. It also reviews different data visualization tools, such as web-based visualization tools, open-source visualization tools, and commercial visualization tools, and emerging …


Digital Devices And Digital Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Students In Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu, Choice Meniwoze Zaccheus Ms Dec 2022

Digital Devices And Digital Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Students In Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu, Choice Meniwoze Zaccheus Ms

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study focused on Digital Devices and Digital Literacy Skills Among Library and Information Science Undergraduate Students in Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Survey design was used. The population of the study covered the 200 and 300-level students of the Department of Library and Information Science, Niger Delta University. The sample size of the study was 165. The total enumeration sampling technique was used to determine the sample size of the study. The instrument used for data collection was a self-constructed questionnaire. Descriptive statistics were used in the analysis. The findings revealed that students of LIS, Niger …


Utilization Of Social Networks Sites Among Lis Professionals In Academic Libraries: A Study Of Balochistan, Pakistan., Zhiwei Tang, Anwar Muhammad May 2022

Utilization Of Social Networks Sites Among Lis Professionals In Academic Libraries: A Study Of Balochistan, Pakistan., Zhiwei Tang, Anwar Muhammad

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The importance of Social media in academic libraries cannot be denied and overstated. The rapidly growing need for social media and its associated tool are creating problems and comfort for both uses and producers. The academic libraries have accepted the changes due to the demand, need, and expectation of library users. The prime objectives of the study were to find out the perception, use, issues, factors and marketing among the library professional in academic libraries of Balochistan, the descriptive survey method were used to complete this paper. The sample size was comprised of 67 library professionals. The data has been …


Fourth Industrial Revolution And Library And Information Science Curriculum Development In Nigeria., Boma Torukwein David-West Dec 2021

Fourth Industrial Revolution And Library And Information Science Curriculum Development In Nigeria., Boma Torukwein David-West

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The fourth industrial revolution is fast developing and it is an era that is combining digital and human elements in a way like never before. The impact of the 4IR is still unknown but it is certain that it will bring about a profound change in every aspect of human endeavor. In the educational sector the 4IR requires human development that will fulfil knowledge and expertise. There is therefore need for Library and information science schools to respond to it, in order to give students, the opportunity to develop capacity in this fast-emerging area. Thus, this paper highlighted the Historical …


Citation Analysis Of Library And Information Science Doctoral Theses Awarded By Universities In India With Jabref Reference Management Software, Avinash Kumar Singh Mr., Vinit Kumar Oct 2021

Citation Analysis Of Library And Information Science Doctoral Theses Awarded By Universities In India With Jabref Reference Management Software, Avinash Kumar Singh Mr., Vinit Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT

Society's growth and progress are totally dependent on ongoing research. Citation analysis is one of the most common research methodologies used to assess the quality of research in any area of a topic. A bibliometric study would be helpful to all LIS members. To fulfil the study's goals, citation analysis techniques were utilized. The information was gathered from the Shodhganga repository, which is an online database of Indian theses. The Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology received the most citations. According to the research, it was ranked first out of 1929 national and worldwide referenced …


Infopreneurship Skills For Sustainable Development: A Focus On Library And Information Science Students Of Selected Federal Universities In Nigeria, Juliana Obiageri Akidi, Inemesit U. Udoh Oct 2021

Infopreneurship Skills For Sustainable Development: A Focus On Library And Information Science Students Of Selected Federal Universities In Nigeria, Juliana Obiageri Akidi, Inemesit U. Udoh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT

The study examined infopreneurship skills for sustainable development in Nigeria, with a focus on Library and Information Science (LIS) students of selected federal universities in Nigeria. The study was guided by six objectives which were to identify the infopreneurship opportunities that LIS students in Nigeria can venture into, the motivational factors for venturing into infopreneurship, the skills required, ways of acquiring infopreneurship skills, challenges militating against infopreneurship skills development and strategies for enhancing the infopreneurship skills development of LIS students in Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The study revealed that infopreneurship opportunities for LIS students …


Contributions Of Open Access Journals In Library And Information Science Indexed In Scopus Database: A Metric Study, Rajkumar Thangavel, Jeyapragash Balasubramani Aug 2021

Contributions Of Open Access Journals In Library And Information Science Indexed In Scopus Database: A Metric Study, Rajkumar Thangavel, Jeyapragash Balasubramani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose. The primary purpose of this paper is to measure the present status of publications, authors, citations, authors per publication, citations per publication, country, journal rank, Source-Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP), Cite Score, h-index, authorship productivity, and collaborative nature of open-access (OA) library and information science (LIS) journals in the SCOPUS database.

Material and Methods. The study selected 61open access journals of LIS in the SCOPUS database as a sample and assessed their current status. SCOPUS database was used to extract the bibliographical and citation data, and SCImago was used to extract the Country, Source-Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP), and …


An Overview And Content Analysis Of Ugc-Net With Reference To Lis Discipline And New Pattern, Beerappa G, Madhu S, Dr Kannappanavar B. U. Aug 2021

An Overview And Content Analysis Of Ugc-Net With Reference To Lis Discipline And New Pattern, Beerappa G, Madhu S, Dr Kannappanavar B. U.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study is an effort to bring out an overview of “UGC’s National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professorship and awarding of Junior Research Fellowship (JRF)” which is being held twice a year. The attempt has been made to discuss briefly the nature and new pattern of this exam and further, the analysis has been made in terms of the latest trends being focused in LIS subject with reference to qualifying of this NET exam. The study has been restricted to December 2018 to June 2020 since NTA has taken over conducting this exam from Dec 2018 and introduced a …


Attitudes Of Female Librarians Towards The Use Of Social Media (Whatsapp): A Study Of Balochistan, Pakistan., Tang Zhiwei Dr, Anwar Muhammad Mr May 2021

Attitudes Of Female Librarians Towards The Use Of Social Media (Whatsapp): A Study Of Balochistan, Pakistan., Tang Zhiwei Dr, Anwar Muhammad Mr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: the Prime objective of this research is to examine the attitudes of Female Librarians towards the (SM) use of WhatsApp.

Design/methodology/approach: Quantitative research design and survey method were used where data have been collected using an online Google doc survey. A total of 31Female Librarians have participated in this study. All the participants were using WhatsApp and have created their own WhatsApp group. The collected data has been analyzed using SPSS and MS excel.

Findings of the study: the findings of the study revealed the majority of the Female Librarians were with 97% were having a degree of …


Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Professionals In Delhi University Library: A Case Study, Sunil Tyagi, Abhinav Paliwal, Jasbir Singh Mar 2021

Job Satisfaction Among Library And Information Science Professionals In Delhi University Library: A Case Study, Sunil Tyagi, Abhinav Paliwal, Jasbir Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to find out the major factors affecting career choices, level of job satisfaction, and perceptions of the general image of library and information science professionals in Delhi university library system. This article explores, how much satisfaction of these library professionals, derive from their chosen career and examine the degree of dissatisfaction or areas of discontent among then.

Methodology: A survey method was used to investigate the level of the job satisfaction of LIS professionals working in Delhi university library system. The questionnaire was randomly distributed to 65 LIS professionals and a total …


A Bibliometric Assessment Of India’S Library And Information Science Research Publications During 2011-2020, Prachi Srivastava, Sharad Kumar Sonker, Rupinder Singh Jan 2021

A Bibliometric Assessment Of India’S Library And Information Science Research Publications During 2011-2020, Prachi Srivastava, Sharad Kumar Sonker, Rupinder Singh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of this paper is to conduct a bibliometric study to investigate the research output of library and information science in India. The SCOPUS database was selected to collect data from 2011 to 2020. Collected data was analysed on various parameters such as authorship pattern, year wise contribution of articles, most cited articles, top journals, top authors, document types, etc. The study found that in year 2019 Indian author contributed 471 research papers which 21.8% and highest in 10 years. Again in 2019, double authored article was highest in number with total of 252 articles. In periods of 10 …


Analyzing Digital Literacy (Dl) Of The Lis Students, University Of North Bengal, India, Manash Esh Mr, Saptarshi Ghosh Dr Jan 2021

Analyzing Digital Literacy (Dl) Of The Lis Students, University Of North Bengal, India, Manash Esh Mr, Saptarshi Ghosh Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The motivation behind this investigation is to look at the three variables of advanced education, digital literacy (DL), for example, level, learning, and aptitudes (or level, knowledge and skills) of the students of library and information science (LIS), University of North Bengal. The examination used the review to explore the philosophy of the survey as an exploration tool. The questionnaire was planned, designed and conveyed to 60 students in the library and Information science; out of 60 understudies, 49 (81.66%) reacted. The finding suggests that the DL level is astute in terms of gender orientation and habitation and distinguishes different …


Research Productivity Of Lis Women Of Pakistan To The Library Philosophy And Practice: A Bibliometric Study From 2008 To 2020, Anwar Muhammad, Tang Zhiwei Dr Dec 2020

Research Productivity Of Lis Women Of Pakistan To The Library Philosophy And Practice: A Bibliometric Study From 2008 To 2020, Anwar Muhammad, Tang Zhiwei Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present research purpose is to investigate the LIS women of Pakistan to the LPP from 2008 to 2020. The quantitative research design and survey method have been used to retrieve data from the website of LPP with the full-text articles. The collected data has been analyzed using quantification tools. The parameters were set for this study is the frequency of publication growth, author’s collaborations, degree of author collaboration, papers length, and most productive regions, most productive authors, as well as references, were used in the contribution of Pakistani LIS women. The data revealed 83 research articles were retrieved from …


Citation Analysis Of Doctoral Theses In Library And Information Science Submitted To Manipur University During 1989-2017, Jaba Moni Das, Dr. Dipen Deka Assistant Professor Dec 2020

Citation Analysis Of Doctoral Theses In Library And Information Science Submitted To Manipur University During 1989-2017, Jaba Moni Das, Dr. Dipen Deka Assistant Professor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The present study applies the citation analysis method to analyze Library and Information Science (LIS) doctoral theses submitted to Manipur University during 1989-2017. A total of 2,725 citations appended to 27 LIS doctoral theses examined for bibliographic forms, authorship pattern, and their collaboration level, chronological-wise distribution, the applicability of Bradford's law, rank-wise list, core journal list, country-wise list. The study finds that journals are the most cited resources, followed by books. Single-authored works are found dominant in both journal and book citations. The country-wise distribution of journals reveals that 412 citations (38.52%) were from India, followed by the UK …


Research Productivity Of Nigerian And Pakistani Authors In The Online Journal Of Library Philosophy And Practice From 2008 To 2013: A Bibliometric Study/Analysis, Anwar Muhammad Mr, Tang Zhiwei Dr Feb 2020

Research Productivity Of Nigerian And Pakistani Authors In The Online Journal Of Library Philosophy And Practice From 2008 To 2013: A Bibliometric Study/Analysis, Anwar Muhammad Mr, Tang Zhiwei Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research study aims to find out the research productivity of Nigerian authors and Pakistani authors to the library philosophy and practice from 2008 to 2013. The present research finds the 226 research articles have been contributed by Nigerian authors and 67 papers have been contributed by Pakistani authors. The highest number of papers has been written by Nigerian authors was 76 in 2010 and from Pakistan 18 papers were contributed in 2013. This present study identifies those 114 single authors from Nigeria and 18 from Pakistan. 116papersformNigerianauthor those range 6-10 pages while 18 from Pakistan. The total numbers of …


Achievement Of The Sustainable Development Goals Through Lis Education In Africa, Tolulope Balogun Jan 2020

Achievement Of The Sustainable Development Goals Through Lis Education In Africa, Tolulope Balogun

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the United Nations can be achieved through teaching, research and innovation. The Sustainable Development Goals advocate that all learners will have the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development. The use of scholarly e-resources offers quality academic resources which contribute greatly to teaching, research and innovation. Thus, purpose of the study was to examine the awareness, perception and use of scholarly e-resources by Library and Information Science (LIS) students in Africa.

The paper is based on research paper related to the topic of the article. The study revealed that despite efforts by …


The Information Behavior Of Religious Clergy In North America, Alicea Peyton Apr 2019

The Information Behavior Of Religious Clergy In North America, Alicea Peyton

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper describes the unique characteristics of the religious clergy community. It assesses the amount of information and behavior research available on this population. It provides a clear description of the main research theme(s) emerging from the review of the literature. It examines selected theory used currently as a lens to examine the religious clergy population, and gaps about this population are revealed. The theory of Library Anxiety was discussed to address a specific gap in information behavior and provide a useful lens towards new research aimed at the population of religious clergy in North America.


Accounting, Organizations And Society: A Bibliometric Study Based On The Science Direct Database During The Year, 2005-2014., Barada Kanta Mohanty Mar 2019

Accounting, Organizations And Society: A Bibliometric Study Based On The Science Direct Database During The Year, 2005-2014., Barada Kanta Mohanty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

A totalityof 1000 papers from selected journal “Accounting, Organizations and Society” from the subject area of Social sciences has beenconsideredas the major source of data collected from Science Direct Bibliographic database for the present research work as a survey of 10 years (2005-2014)a citation length of whole study.The study examines the various aspects of the journal such as: Authors productivity,degree of collaboration,authorship pattern,citation pattern,productive countries and institutions,prolific author,scholarly publications and research excellence ect. The paper highlightsinstitutions by distribution of their productivity. The research output of this study provides a better understanding of patterns, trends and several important quantitative factors in …


Teaching An Introduction To Archives Course To Undergraduates: A New Experience For The Archivist And The Students, Julia Stringfellow Jan 2019

Teaching An Introduction To Archives Course To Undergraduates: A New Experience For The Archivist And The Students, Julia Stringfellow

Library Scholarship

This article explores a new Introduction to Archives class taught to undergraduates through a Library and Information Science Minor Program offered by the James E. Brooks Library at Central Washington University (CWU). The course is taught by the University Archivist. The challenges of recruiting students, promotion of the course, and teaching an upper level course to undergraduates from different disciplines is described, as well as the benefits of offering this type of course at the undergraduate level. A review of the literature on the benefits of educating undergraduates on archives and archival research is also included.


Consortium Benefits: Using Tv To Increase Library Consumption, Alicea Peyton Dec 2018

Consortium Benefits: Using Tv To Increase Library Consumption, Alicea Peyton

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This experiment was performed to determine if factors exist between increasing the consumption of independent libraries through the use of television; and the consideration of cutting related advertisement expense through the cost-sharing benefit of consortium membership. This paper examines a historical report provided by the American Library Association (1949) on the use of television by public libraries. In conjunction, two other research studies are examined on the subject of 1) consortium membership and benefits, and 2) whether the use of advertisement on cable television has a direct impact in increasing library consumption.


I Am My Hair, And My Hair Is Me: #Blackgirlmagic In Lis, Teresa Y. Neely Phd Sep 2018

I Am My Hair, And My Hair Is Me: #Blackgirlmagic In Lis, Teresa Y. Neely Phd

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

Chapter 5 in Pushing the Margins: Women of Color and Intersectionality in LIS. Using intersectionality as a framework, this edited collection explores the experiences of women of color in library and information science (LIS). With roots in black feminism and critical race theory, intersectionality studies the ways in which multiple social and cultural identities impact individual experience. Libraries and archives idealistically portray themselves as egalitarian and neutral entities that provide information equally to everyone, yet these institutions often reflect and perpetuate societal racism, sexism, and additional forms of oppression. Women of color who work in LIS are often placed in …


Small Brown Faces In Large White Spaces, Rosalinda Hernandez Linares, Sojourna J. Cunningham Sep 2018

Small Brown Faces In Large White Spaces, Rosalinda Hernandez Linares, Sojourna J. Cunningham

University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications

In this chapter we will explore how multiculturalism in the field of academic librarianship is mobilized and what the shape of that mobilization can tell us about issues of identity and the body. As former resident librarians of color, we the authors felt unmoored by the expectations put upon us as diversity resident librarians for a multitude of reasons. We had to learn quickly, but not ask too many questions or else we would seem unprofessional; we had to be ambitious, but not be intimidating to our coworkers. Above all, we had to be successful, which allowed little room for …


Citation Analysis Of Most Prolific Authors In The Field Of Library And Information Science In Nigeria, Clement Okeji, Ejiobi Gabriel Bosah Mr, Eberechukwu Monica Eze Ph.D Aug 2018

Citation Analysis Of Most Prolific Authors In The Field Of Library And Information Science In Nigeria, Clement Okeji, Ejiobi Gabriel Bosah Mr, Eberechukwu Monica Eze Ph.D

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of the study is to carry out a citation analysis of ten most prolific academic scholars in the field of Library and Information Science (LIS) in Nigeria and also determine their authorship pattern. Google scholar database was used in searching for articles published from 2000 to May, 2018. Ten academic researchers in the field of LIS in Nigeria were studied.

Results from the analysis show that, Tella, Adeyinka with 72 articles had a total of 1,740 citations and is the most cited author among the ten most prolific authors in the field of Library and Information Science in …


Technology Acceptance Model Limitations And Criticisms: Exploring The Practical Applications And Use In Technology-Related Studies, Mixed-Method, And Qualitative Researches, Patrick Ajibade Jul 2018

Technology Acceptance Model Limitations And Criticisms: Exploring The Practical Applications And Use In Technology-Related Studies, Mixed-Method, And Qualitative Researches, Patrick Ajibade

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Many researchers have been citing the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) because of the simplicity of the model without considering actual applications in their studies. This paper presented some of the criticisms and limitations of Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), taking into consideration, the use of the model technology-related studies across various disciplines particularly in social sciences, educations and management researches. The TAM limitations, critiques and criticism were presented based on the literature review, the model suitability and practical application of the model within enterprises and institutional context. The paper used a desktop research approach. The paper objective addressed the limitation and …


The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Lois Mai Chan In The Lis Field, Janet H. Clarke Jan 2018

The Life And Legacy Of Dr. Lois Mai Chan In The Lis Field, Janet H. Clarke

Library Faculty Publications

What are the library services and resources that Asian Pacific Americans need? What does it mean to be an Asian Pacific American librarian in the 21st century? In Asian American Librarians and Library Services: Activism, Collaborations, and Strategies, library professionals and scholars share reflections, best practices, and strategies, and convey the critical need for diversity in the LIS field, library programming, and resources to better reflect the rich and varied experiences and information needs of Asian Americans in the US and beyond. The contributors show that they care deeply about diversity, that they acknowledge that it is painfully lacking …


Lis Programs And The Need For Dialogue, Denisse Solis Jul 2016

Lis Programs And The Need For Dialogue, Denisse Solis

Works of the FIU Libraries

This article addresses the lack of understanding of social issues within LIS and MLIS education and in the profession itself while advocating for discussions on diversity in library and information programs in the U.S., the promotion of groups to address these issues, and encouraging more open dialogue on issues of race, gender, and class.


Are Library Science Programs Preparing New Librarians? Creating A Sustainable And Vibrant Library Community, Mandi Goodsett, Amanda Koziura Mar 2016

Are Library Science Programs Preparing New Librarians? Creating A Sustainable And Vibrant Library Community, Mandi Goodsett, Amanda Koziura

Michael Schwartz Library Publications

Recent studies show a growing sense of frustration for new library and information science (LIS) graduates who struggle to gain employment, as well as for hiring libraries who find the skills of entry-level employee candidates to be lacking. This study endeavors to discover the origins of this troubling juxtaposition by examining the perceptions of recent LIS graduates. The researchers administered a large-scale survey with over 575 respondents, analyzed and coded the data, and compared codes using a Cohen’s kappa calculation. The responses indicate that LIS graduates feel that their LIS education would have been more valuable had it given them …


Empowered To Name, Inspired To Act: Social Responsibility And Diversity As Calls To Action In The Lis Context, Sarah T. Roberts, Safiya Umoja Noble Jan 2016

Empowered To Name, Inspired To Act: Social Responsibility And Diversity As Calls To Action In The Lis Context, Sarah T. Roberts, Safiya Umoja Noble

FIMS Publications

Social responsibility and diversity are two principle tenets of the field of library and information science (LIS), as defined by the American Library Association’s Core Values of Librarianship document, yet often remain on the margins of LIS education, leading to limited student engagement with these concepts and to limited faculty modeling of socially responsible interventions. In this paper, we take up the need to increase the role of both in articulating the values of diversity and social responsibility in LIS education, and argue the field should broaden to put LIS students and faculty in dialog with contemporary social issues of …