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Evaluation Of Medical College Websites Of North East India: A Webometric Study, Lianhmingthangi Hnamte, R. K. Ngurtinkhuma Dec 2021

Evaluation Of Medical College Websites Of North East India: A Webometric Study, Lianhmingthangi Hnamte, R. K. Ngurtinkhuma

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Webometric attempts to measure the World Wide Web to gain insight into the number and types of hyperlinks, the structure of the World Wide Web, and the patterns of its usage. This study is confined to the medical colleges affiliated under National Medical Council (NMC) in the North-eastern states of India. It was shown that 7 medical colleges were established before the year 2000 and 8 medical colleges were established after the year 2000. The most common preferred domain is (.in). The website of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences has the highest domain authority while the Diphu Medical College …


A Study On Awareness And Ease Of Using E-Resources With Special Reference To Bengaluru City University Affiliated Colleges, Konduru Jamuna, Research Scholar,, Dr. M. Dhanamjaya, Research Guide, Vice Chancellor, Dec 2021

A Study On Awareness And Ease Of Using E-Resources With Special Reference To Bengaluru City University Affiliated Colleges, Konduru Jamuna, Research Scholar,, Dr. M. Dhanamjaya, Research Guide, Vice Chancellor,

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The main purpose of the study is to investigate the awareness and use of electronic resources or e-resources among the faculty and students of Bengaluru City University (BCU). A questionnaire based survey method has been adopted and used in this research to collect the primary data from the respondents. The analysis of the collected data also covers the purpose of using e-resources, how users learned about the e-resources, method of access, frequency of the type of e-resources used, users preferred format, problems faced while using e-resources and satisfaction level of the users. In the study found that 89% of the …


Content Analysis Of The Library Webpages Of Educational Colleges In Goa, Shambhavi Nikhil Joshi Mrs., Nikhil Arvind Joshi Mr., Pravin Vasant Kamat Mr. Nov 2021

Content Analysis Of The Library Webpages Of Educational Colleges In Goa, Shambhavi Nikhil Joshi Mrs., Nikhil Arvind Joshi Mr., Pravin Vasant Kamat Mr.

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In this digital era of abundant information production, there is an increase in demand of high - quality digital information. With the greater demand from users to serve their information needs, the job of the librarian has become critical in terms of delivering services to its patrons. The content richness of the website is the key factor to attract users and facilitate them in navigating through its web pages. These websites are playing a key role in helping students and faculty to carry out their study and academic work. Thus the need arises to continuously evaluate these web pages to …


Strategies For Effective Communication Towards Information Services Delivery For Sustainable Development In Post Covid-19 Pandemic Era, Ogbonna Isaac-Nnadimele, Oyemike Victor Benson, Ph.D, Ifeyinwa Ijeoma Nnadimele, Isaac Echezonam Anyira Nov 2021

Strategies For Effective Communication Towards Information Services Delivery For Sustainable Development In Post Covid-19 Pandemic Era, Ogbonna Isaac-Nnadimele, Oyemike Victor Benson, Ph.D, Ifeyinwa Ijeoma Nnadimele, Isaac Echezonam Anyira

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Communication is an integral component of human existence. This discourse focused on the strategies for effective communication in information services delivery for sustainable development in post Covid-19 pandemic era. The highlight of the paper are state of communication among people dwelling in rural areas, rationalization for effective communication system for sustainable rural development, defining the scopes of communication in development which include development communication, health communication, agricultural communication, traditional communication and business communication. The use of mass media in communication and information service delivery for rural development, challenges to effective communication of information for rural development in post Covid-19 era …


Role Of The Libraries In Providing Information And Changing Information-Seeking Behaviour Of Students And Faculties During The Pandemic: A Study, Maya Carvalho E Rodrigues, Bala Mandrekar Nov 2021

Role Of The Libraries In Providing Information And Changing Information-Seeking Behaviour Of Students And Faculties During The Pandemic: A Study, Maya Carvalho E Rodrigues, Bala Mandrekar

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Due to the closing of all educational activities in institutions, faculty and students are not able to go to their institutions and visit libraries. The study of changing information-seeking patterns of faculty and students in this pandemic is essential and fundamental to find out the changes that happened in their information-seeking behavior and the obstacles they faced in searching and retrieving the information they required during this pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has provided us with an opportunity to pave the way for introducing digital learning. The internet ubiquity in education has overflowed the instruction and learning process with digital tools …


Information Management In Television Media Library: A Study Conducted In Pride East Entertainments Private Limited, Assam, Rosy Chakraborty, Sanjay Kumar Singh Professor Sep 2021

Information Management In Television Media Library: A Study Conducted In Pride East Entertainments Private Limited, Assam, Rosy Chakraborty, Sanjay Kumar Singh Professor

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In the year 1959, Television media has started as an experiment and since then it is a part of media in India. This paper examines the information archives management of Television media from a technical as well as an intellectual point of view and discusses how they organize and manage the information in these organizations. (“Television”,2021) Television media are very rich in providing digital information, which is electronically accessible, and therefore for an effective information cycle, archives were developed in such places. Here, information can be found in different formats i.e. .mpeg, .mp3, .mp4, .mov, etc., and in different types …


Availability And Usage Of Information Sources And Services At Select Media Libraries In Delhi Region: A Study, Anupama Khera, G P. Pandey, Manoj Kumar Sinha Sep 2021

Availability And Usage Of Information Sources And Services At Select Media Libraries In Delhi Region: A Study, Anupama Khera, G P. Pandey, Manoj Kumar Sinha

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Information is a basic need of today’s fast changing world important for one’s day to day life. People need information to efficiently carry out work in their respective fields. Media professionals working in Media organisations needs current, authoritative and factual information to construct news and programmes. Such information is made available by Media libraries in the shortest time frame to meet the targets of the Media Professionals. The information is collected from the printed as well from the electronic resources available in the Media libraries.

In view of the remarkable contribution made by the media libraries, the present research has …


Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Secondary School Teachers In Umunze, Anambra State, Godgive Chinenye Okoli, Franklyn Chibuike Azubuike Cln Aug 2021

Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Secondary School Teachers In Umunze, Anambra State, Godgive Chinenye Okoli, Franklyn Chibuike Azubuike Cln

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This study was designed to investigate the information needs and information seeking behaviour of Secondary School Teachers in Umunze, Anambra State. Five (5) research questions were formulated to guide the study. In conducting this research, the researcher used descriptive survey design which was considered most appropriate for the study. The study was conducted in Anambra State with a population of ninety-two (92) teachers in three selected secondary schools. The instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire. The validity of the research instrument was established by three experts. The questionnaire contains 48 items from cluster 1-5. A total of 92 …


Information On Effective Current Awareness Services Display For Utilization Of Resources In Tertiary Institutions Libraries In Cross River South Metropolis., Obia Inyang, Mumeen. Omoniyi Otun Aug 2021

Information On Effective Current Awareness Services Display For Utilization Of Resources In Tertiary Institutions Libraries In Cross River South Metropolis., Obia Inyang, Mumeen. Omoniyi Otun

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his research work studied Information on effective current awareness services display for utilization of resources in tertiary institutions libraries in Cross River South Metropolis. A descriptive survey research design was adopted with a sample of 600 respondents from three tertiary institutions. Questionnaire was the only instrument used for data collection. Data were analyzed using tables and simple percentage calculations. It was found that users had knowledge of many CASs. Prominent among them were; List of new arrivals, in-house shelve exhibition, telephone services, social media group, Facebook Selective dissemination of information and YouTube. Again, the study revealed that respondents make used …


A Study Of Information Literacy Competency Among Undergraduate Students At Mzumbe University In Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania, Andrew Malekani, Sifuni Mhomisoli Ms Aug 2021

A Study Of Information Literacy Competency Among Undergraduate Students At Mzumbe University In Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania, Andrew Malekani, Sifuni Mhomisoli Ms

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A study was undertaken to examine undergraduate students’ skills in Information literacy among at Mzumbe University in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania. The objective of this study was to investigate the information literacy levels among undergraduate students. Specifically, the study sought to find out how undergraduate students identify their information needs, to examine how undergraduate students evaluate the retrieved information and to find out how undergraduate students cite and reference information sources. The study used a mixed method approach design using cross-sectional and case study. The study distributed 210 questionnaires to undergraduate students using stratified sampling followed by systematic random sampling to …


An Assessment Of Gathering Information By The Farmers Of Assam : A Survey, Indrakshi Das Assistant Librarian Jun 2021

An Assessment Of Gathering Information By The Farmers Of Assam : A Survey, Indrakshi Das Assistant Librarian

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This study intended to determine the channels of communication and media that the farmers are used to impart information with the application of emerging information and communication technologies, Data collected by the farmer’s needs of information in a pre tested semi structured questionnaire by using a Google form. This paper highlights the mechanism of gathering information in order to full fill their insistency towards agricultural purposes, however what are the problems have faced that also include here. Also explore the agricultural information literacy of the farmers in all over Assam and providing certain recommendations for the improvement of information literacy …


Information Literacy Skills As A Correlate To The Use Of Library Resources Among Polytechnic Students In Delta State Nigeria, Gabrieline Onyedikachi Obaro, Godstime Umusor May 2021

Information Literacy Skills As A Correlate To The Use Of Library Resources Among Polytechnic Students In Delta State Nigeria, Gabrieline Onyedikachi Obaro, Godstime Umusor

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The study examined information literacy skills as a correlate to the use of library resources among Polytechnic students in Delta State Nigeria. The specific objectives of the study aimed at determining the level of information literacy skills, ascertaining the extent to which the students information literacy skills affect their use of library resources, and finding out the relationship between information literacy skills and library resources among Polytechnic students in Delta State Nigeria. Two research questions were postulated, and one hypothesis tested for the study. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design. The Population of the study was 16,050 respondents …


Library Users And Their Reading Habits: Assessing The Impact Of Ict, Dr. Kumara B, Prof. B T Sampath Kumar May 2021

Library Users And Their Reading Habits: Assessing The Impact Of Ict, Dr. Kumara B, Prof. B T Sampath Kumar

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The present paper examines the assessing the impact of ICT on the library users and their reading habits. A total of 2463 samples were selected from 11 state universities in Karnataka State, India. A well designed questionnaire was used for the data collection and data has been analyzed using SPSS. The present study consisted of an equal number of males (51.3%) and female (48.7%) respondents and most of the them are from rural (63.0%) areas. It can be seen from the table that the majority of female (71.8%) and male (66.3%) respondents read information sources at their home. It is …


The Impact Of Information Access Towards The Conduct Of Free, Fair And Credible Elections In Nigeria, Modupe Oluwabiyi, Albert O. Adetunji May 2021

The Impact Of Information Access Towards The Conduct Of Free, Fair And Credible Elections In Nigeria, Modupe Oluwabiyi, Albert O. Adetunji

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Abstract

This study seeks to bring to the fore, the roles of information towards the conduct of free, fair and creditable elections in Nigeria. It traces the historical perspectives of democracy which serves as the most veritable vehicle for credible election as well as the chronological outlook of elections in Nigeria since 1959. The work looks at what constitutes free, fair and credible elections as well as voters’ education and Rights. A critical look is taken at the attributes of information as well as the critical and major players of information in the electioneering processes in Nigeria. The study also …


Information Mapping Of Religious Conflict Research In Indonesia: Bibliometric Analysis, Rusmulyadi Rusmulyadi, Susanne Dida, Hanny Hafiar, Soleh Soemirat May 2021

Information Mapping Of Religious Conflict Research In Indonesia: Bibliometric Analysis, Rusmulyadi Rusmulyadi, Susanne Dida, Hanny Hafiar, Soleh Soemirat

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Research on religious conflict is mostly carried out by researchers in Indonesia, but it has not been mapped integratively. Several studies on religious conflict have been published and indexed on the Portal Garuda. The Portal Garuda is a national indexer for scientific publications in Indonesia. This study aims to determine a map of the development of religious conflict research in Indonesia. In this study, several scientific articles on the theme of religious conflict were reviewed. This study uses a quantitative approach with the bibliometric method. The results of the study show that the trend of religious conflict research in …


Information Ethics Compliance And Service Delivery By Librarians In Universities: A Review, Jemilat Yusuf Apr 2021

Information Ethics Compliance And Service Delivery By Librarians In Universities: A Review, Jemilat Yusuf

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This paper reviews the level of information ethics compliance and service delivery by librarians in universities. It explains what Information ethics compliance is essentially concerned with, the question of who should have access to what information. It addresses the functions, which are intellectual freedom, equitable access to information, information privacy, and intellectual property. In today's world, information plays a crucial role in deciding day-to-day activities and society's progress and development. It investigates the ethical issues and challenges arising from the generation, preservation, management, and information use, including inequitable access to library materials, inaccuracy of the information provided, and protection of …


Management Of Students' Academic Records In Tertiary Institutions In North-East Nigeria: The New Media Imperative., Idris A. Dano, Muhammad Murtala Ibrahim Apr 2021

Management Of Students' Academic Records In Tertiary Institutions In North-East Nigeria: The New Media Imperative., Idris A. Dano, Muhammad Murtala Ibrahim

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This study examines the Management of Students’ Academic Records in Institutions of Higher Learning in Nigeria. Qualitative research method and semi-structured interview was adopted. The population of the study comprised twelve (12) record managers dealing with students’ academic records and five participants were selected as sample size because they operate the same procedure in managing their students’ academic records. The study identified type of students’ academic records generated/received, Procedure for organization, arrangement, storage and preservation, retention and disposal as well as challenges associated with management of students’ academic records in Institution of higher Learning in Bauchi State, Nigeria. The findings …


Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Faculty And Research Scholars Of The Department Of Mathematics Under The University Of Burdwan – An Appraisal, Amit Kumar Das, Sukumar Mandal Apr 2021

Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Faculty And Research Scholars Of The Department Of Mathematics Under The University Of Burdwan – An Appraisal, Amit Kumar Das, Sukumar Mandal

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Purpose – The study examines the aspects of information needs and information seeking behaviour of faculties and research scholar of the mathematics departments including methods applied for finding data. The academic status and research field of users with their information seeking behaviour was investigated.

Methodology – Data has been collected usingonline questionnaire survey from faculties and regular research scholars of the Department of Mathematics under the University of Burdwan faculties (80 per cent response rate) and research scholars (response rate 61.29%) participated in the online Google form survey.

Findings – The study reveals the comparisonamong regular faculties and Regular Research …


The Utilization Of Broadcasting Media In Meeting The Information Needs Of Prospective Regional Chief Regarding Political News, Mohammad Zamroni, Suwandi Sumartias, Soeganda Priyatna, Atie Rachmiatie Feb 2021

The Utilization Of Broadcasting Media In Meeting The Information Needs Of Prospective Regional Chief Regarding Political News, Mohammad Zamroni, Suwandi Sumartias, Soeganda Priyatna, Atie Rachmiatie

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Broadcast media is one of the electronic media that is widely used to meet the information needs of the public. One of them is television media which is currently still enjoyed by many people amid the presence of new media and social media. There are two private television stations, namely iNews TV and Metro TV as news television which are widely used by political parties and regional head candidate pairs in campaigns, building self-image, and offering work programs. Likewise, the community in fulfilling the information needs related to the 2017 Pilkada DKI Jakarta also took advantage of this television media. …


Measurement Of Information: A Review Article, Dariush Alimohammadi Feb 2021

Measurement Of Information: A Review Article, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Purpose - Measurement of information has long been studied for many years from different perspectives. Acknowledging this diversity, the article aims at reviewing approaches to the information measurement.

Design/methodology/approach – Literature review method was used to analyze and interpret main approaches of measuring information.

Findings - Logarithm, volume, syntax, probability and entropy, quantity, impact, value, and energy of information were identified and investigated in detail as the major approaches to the information measurement.

Originality/value - Discussing strengths and weaknesses of each approach, it concludes that a multi-dimensional approach would help us measure the information more accurate.


The Role Of Information In Availing The Benefits Of Nsap Schemes: A Study Of Murshidabad District, West Bengal, Niti Mollah Feb 2021

The Role Of Information In Availing The Benefits Of Nsap Schemes: A Study Of Murshidabad District, West Bengal, Niti Mollah

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The information related to various government schemes in India is not always accessible to the rural population easily. There are a number of factors responsible for differentials in the access to information related social assistance schemes. The present study deals with one of such governments schemes i.e. NSAP. The paper aims to evaluate the availability of information related to the National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP) to the rural people as well as to identify the factors responsible for the unequal availability of the scheme. The study is based on data collected from the field survey during the year 2020. The …


Awareness And Use Of Krishibhavan Services By The Farmers: A Study From Kerala, India, Kadeeja Banu C V, Vishnupriya M Jan 2021

Awareness And Use Of Krishibhavan Services By The Farmers: A Study From Kerala, India, Kadeeja Banu C V, Vishnupriya M

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In this world of information explosion, everyone engaged in different activities needs information of one kind or another. Information is available in different sources and in different formats. Indian economy is an agrarian economy. Farmers are demanding various information relevant to their occupation. Krishibhavan is a social institution that is established in panchayaths in Kerala state to satisfy the timely and precise need of farmers. This study is an attempt to investigate the awareness and use of krishibhavan services by the farmers of Ramanattukara panchayath in Kozhikode district, Kerala.90 farmers were selected for the study by using stratified random sampling …


Influence Of Information Behaviour On Substance Use Of Undergraduates In Universities In Ogun State, Nigeria, Ruth Owolabi, Chinyere Nkechi Ikonne Dr., Adebowale Ifeoluwa Ojo Dr. Jan 2021

Influence Of Information Behaviour On Substance Use Of Undergraduates In Universities In Ogun State, Nigeria, Ruth Owolabi, Chinyere Nkechi Ikonne Dr., Adebowale Ifeoluwa Ojo Dr.

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Substance use in universities in Nigeria continue to thrive despite the government and non-government effort to create awareness on the risks involved in the use of substance. This could be attributed to the inability to identify relevant information, inability to use to information appropriately to control the use of substances and the inability to determine the risks and health implication of substance use on academic performance. Empirical work exists to support health risks of substance use among undergraduates but it is not apparent that a study in Ogun State, Nigeria has addressed the influence of information behaviour and substance use. …


Mobile Telephony And Agriculture Information Communication In Ghana: The Ho West District Under Review, Kodjo Atiso, Benjamin Yao Folitse, Seth Awuku Manteaw Jan 2021

Mobile Telephony And Agriculture Information Communication In Ghana: The Ho West District Under Review, Kodjo Atiso, Benjamin Yao Folitse, Seth Awuku Manteaw

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The use of mobile phones among stakeholders in Ghana in communication agricultural related information is gaining grounds. The findings show that farmers in the Ho West District of Ghana are beginning to adhere to the dictates of technology to enhance information delivery for their farming activities. The study shows factors such as level of education, income levels have a direct correlation to the use of the technology. Despite these, it is still the case that mobile penetration into agricultural communication is receiving attention from farmers.


Dynamic Capabilities Information Technology Enabler For Performance Organization, Heri Cahyo Bagus, Ilham M, Anis Eliyana, Tanti Handriana, Nuzulul Fatimah, Tatag Herbayu L Jan 2021

Dynamic Capabilities Information Technology Enabler For Performance Organization, Heri Cahyo Bagus, Ilham M, Anis Eliyana, Tanti Handriana, Nuzulul Fatimah, Tatag Herbayu L

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This study was conducted with the aim of determining various bibliometric characteristics of documents published in the Scopus database. The information starts from the type of access, year, author, subject area, document type, publication stage, source title, keyword, affiliation, funding sponsor, country, source type, and language. Dynamic Capabilities, Information Technology Enabler and Performance are defined as the use of information technology capabilities and information technology management processes between business units with the shared use of resources. Research on Dynamic Capabilities, Information Technology Enablers and Performance by providing a big picture that is visualized from year to year. This study aims …


Future And Challenges Of Special Libraries As Transformation Agents In Public Institutions In Nigeria: A Survey, Emmanuel Chidiadi Onwubiko Jan 2021

Future And Challenges Of Special Libraries As Transformation Agents In Public Institutions In Nigeria: A Survey, Emmanuel Chidiadi Onwubiko

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In the world today, information remains the most sought for factor of production and the key to effective decision making in any organisation or institution. It is that which clears one from any state of uncertainty. This study therefore, is a survey into the future and prospect of special libraries as transformation agents in public institutions in Nigeria as custodians and disseminators of specialized information for the realization of the objectives of establishing these institutions. Eight public institutions were studied using purposive sampling technique. While structured and validated questionnaire, interviews and observation were the instrument used for collecting data for …


The Information Analysis And The Review Of Research Results As A Source Of Knowledge For The Mapping Of Advanced Research (Bibliometric Analysis Of The Research On The Citarum River), Cipta Endyana, Hanny Hafiar, Jimi Narotama Mahameruaji Jan 2021

The Information Analysis And The Review Of Research Results As A Source Of Knowledge For The Mapping Of Advanced Research (Bibliometric Analysis Of The Research On The Citarum River), Cipta Endyana, Hanny Hafiar, Jimi Narotama Mahameruaji

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Electronic resources, particularly journal literature, have become a major element of library collections around the world. One of them is a collection of articles that are indexed in the indexing portal. There have been several publications related to the research results on the Citarum River. The Citarum River is one of the rivers that has an important role for the people in West Java Province, Indonesia. The published articles have been indexed on the Garuda portal, which is the national index for scientific articles. However, the research results in the form of scientific publications have not been mapped integratively. So …


Sources And Dissemination Of Information In The Music Community, Dadang Sugiana, Hanny Hafiar Jan 2021

Sources And Dissemination Of Information In The Music Community, Dadang Sugiana, Hanny Hafiar

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Message or information is the content or substance of communication activities. Communication activities that occur within the Koes Music Fans Club-Jiwa Nusantara Community, have their own uniqueness. The uniqueness are seen in the aspects of information types, sources of literacy, and communication symbols among Koes Plus Band fans. The purpose of this study is to attempt to describe aspects of the type of information, literacy sources, and communication symbols among members of the Koes Music Fans Club-Soul Nusantara community. The method used is a phenomenological method using the constructivist paradigm. The results of this study are messages or information which …


Accessibility Of Information On Marketplace Websites For Consumers With Disabilities, Hanny Hafiar, Priyo Subekti, Yanti Setianti, Adzkia Kirana Dipa Jan 2021

Accessibility Of Information On Marketplace Websites For Consumers With Disabilities, Hanny Hafiar, Priyo Subekti, Yanti Setianti, Adzkia Kirana Dipa

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The need for information accessibility for people with disabilities is to access website-based information. However, until now, several websites still do not have an optimal level of accessibility, including marketplace websites in Indonesia. The purpose of this research is producing information about the evaluation results of the marketplace platform website as a consideration to make steps to increase website accessibility more effective. The method of this research is evaluative, it was conducted using the accessibility evaluation of several tools. The results of the evaluation of the accessibility of the most visited marketplace website in Indonesia show that there are still …


The Importance Of Parent's Literacy Understanding Towards Children Reading Habits, Naufal Ahmad Rijalul Alam Jan 2021

The Importance Of Parent's Literacy Understanding Towards Children Reading Habits, Naufal Ahmad Rijalul Alam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study reveals the importance of parent’s literacy understanding towards children reading habits. By using a qualitative phenomenology approach and taking five Indonesian respondents who have children aged 6 to 12 years who are attending the Dutch basis school. this study concludes that the understanding of literacy which is owned by parents is very important as a mediator for the development and formation of children's reading habits. Indeed, parents able to choose good reading books, provide appropriate reading time, to use reading sources, whether printed books or using digital sources such as laptops or computers. In addition, by getting used …