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Information Technologies Towards Enhanced Service Delivery During The Covid-19 Pandemic, South Africa, Tinyiko Vivian Dube, Lorette Jacobs Mar 2023

Information Technologies Towards Enhanced Service Delivery During The Covid-19 Pandemic, South Africa, Tinyiko Vivian Dube, Lorette Jacobs

IATUL 2023 Slides

The presentation seeks to examine academic librarians’ support of information technology’s application to provide digital library services and resources during the COVID-19 pandemic in academic libraries based in the Gauteng Province of South Africa. In 2020-2021, these academic libraries introduced new library services and digitised most of their resources to enable online access. These academic libraries embraced the Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) to ensure that teaching, learning and research do not halt. Embracing IoT and AI caused academic libraries’ spaces to become irrelevant. This research is anchored in the pragmatism paradigm through a sequential explanatory research …


Challenges Of The Industrial Revolution Era 1.0 To 5.0 : University Digital Library In Indoensia, Merlin Apriliyanti, Ilham M Mar 2022

Challenges Of The Industrial Revolution Era 1.0 To 5.0 : University Digital Library In Indoensia, Merlin Apriliyanti, Ilham M

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study explains the development of the world of libraries to establish a very close relationship with the world of information technology. For this reason, facilities and infrastructure are needed to facilitate data and information retrieval quickly and accurately. Facing the challenges of the Industrial Revolution 5.0 era by utilizing information technology, libraries must also adapt to the times. Because the library has an important role, among others, as a source of information and the development of knowledge. Used libraries are still conventional to be converted into digital libraries. In essence, this development represents the desire of library users for …


The Effect Of Internet On Students Studies: A Review, Mark Quaye Affum Feb 2022

The Effect Of Internet On Students Studies: A Review, Mark Quaye Affum

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper is a literature review on effects of internet use on students’ academic performance. Assessing to factors that affect students’ use of the internet is the main objective of this research. The paper additionally aims to find out the various activities that students use the internet to do and assess the various technologies students use to access the internet. Several articles were reviewed by the researcher. Articles reviewed were all on factors influencing students’ use of the internet. Out of the twelve articles, nine of them looked at the functions of the internet of students activities whiles fourteen articles …


Use Of Internet Of Things (Iot) Applications In Modern Library Activities And Services, Jignesh Makwana Dec 2021

Use Of Internet Of Things (Iot) Applications In Modern Library Activities And Services, Jignesh Makwana

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Change is the law of the world and it can take a step towards development, be it in person, institution, or in thing. If the library is known as an institution that serves the community i.e. the university of the people then the library also needs to change over time. The most important inventions of the present time are computers and computer technology, if we talk about this technology in the context of libraries, a new age of computing technology that many people refer to as the Internet of Things (IoT). The present study was conducted with the main objectives …


A Systematic Literature Review : Information Technology Capital And Performance, Ilham M, Anis Eliyana, Tri Siwi Agustina Apr 2021

A Systematic Literature Review : Information Technology Capital And Performance, Ilham M, Anis Eliyana, Tri Siwi Agustina

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims to conduct a systematic literature review of research in the field of Information Technology Capital and Performance with data from all international research publications. The data obtained in this study amounted to 113 academic documents published from 1994 to 2020 globally. Research has discussed a lot about the causal relationship between information technology capital and company performance, the results of empirical studies vary to some extent with the exception of Information Technology business partnerships which are referred to as Information Technology business and strategic alignment. To that end, strategic alignment has emerged as one of the most …


The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi Jan 2021

The Effect Innovation Of Information Technology, Product, Work, And Service Toward Development Performance Academic Business Laboratory In Indonesia, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Fendy Suhariadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted to compile a work plan and create an integrated laboratory information system and improve academic services at Uin Sunan Ampel Surabaya based on the implementation of work programs towards a world class university. The purpose of this research activity is to design and implement a system capable of providing work information for each manager of the integration laboratory and maximizing the utilization of the integration laboratory so that the use of the integration laboratory is better and more precise. The results of this research can form an integrated laboratory information system that can optimize the performance …


The Challenges Of New Educations For University Students In Covid-19 Outbreak, Alireza Atarodi Jan 2021

The Challenges Of New Educations For University Students In Covid-19 Outbreak, Alireza Atarodi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract:

Introduction: Virtual or online education is one of the common methods in different countries of the world, something that can be more used in different and special situations or conditions such as, we are today confronting with, Covid-19 pandemic. It is faced today with different challenges mostly in education for higher education students. We surveyed the challenges of new educations for university students in covid-19 outbreak.

Methods: To conduct the survey research we studied the related text with the subject in the web and asked some students views and thoughts on new education, e-learning, online or virtual …


Utilization Of Cloud Computing Technologies By Final Year Students Of The Federal University Of Technology, Owerri: Implications On Academic Performance, Felix Mmanuoma Eke Phd, Emeka Ogueri, Chikaodi Lovena Nwakwuo, Anne Anthony Edem Oct 2020

Utilization Of Cloud Computing Technologies By Final Year Students Of The Federal University Of Technology, Owerri: Implications On Academic Performance, Felix Mmanuoma Eke Phd, Emeka Ogueri, Chikaodi Lovena Nwakwuo, Anne Anthony Edem

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper examined utilization of cloud computing and its relationship on the academic performance of final year students of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri. A 4-point Lickert scale of Strongly Agree; Agree; Disagree; Strongly Disagree was used to obtain responses from the 285 sample respondents. The result shows that majority of 206(72%) out of 285 utilizes cloud computing for e-mail and other social media platform. Following in descending order, 96(33.6%) for University portal; 95(33.3%) for e-learning; 88(30.9%) for digital archiving; 88(30.9%) for research application; 87(30.5%) use it to search online database; 85(29.8%) for online file storage. This therefore resulted …


Attitude Towards Information Technology And Digital Divide: A Study Among Students In Universities In Kerala, India, Aswathi P, Mohamed Haneefa K Oct 2020

Attitude Towards Information Technology And Digital Divide: A Study Among Students In Universities In Kerala, India, Aswathi P, Mohamed Haneefa K

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The main aim of this research is to evaluate the attitude of university students' towards Information Technology (IT) and to identify whether their attitude plays any significant role in contributing digital divide among them. The study used quantitative research design and administered a pre-validated questionnaire to a sample of 644 postgraduate students selected with stratified random sampling. This study reports that about one third of the students fall under the high level attitude towards IT, while just above two thirds of them came under the medium level attitude. A significant gender divide persisted in the case of attitude towards IT …


Analysis Effect Of Audit Information Technology : Green Technology, Smart System And Innovation Behavior Working For Improving Business Services University In Indonesia, Merlin Apriliyanti, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Indrianawati Usman Oct 2020

Analysis Effect Of Audit Information Technology : Green Technology, Smart System And Innovation Behavior Working For Improving Business Services University In Indonesia, Merlin Apriliyanti, Ilham M, Tanti Handriana, Indrianawati Usman

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study was conducted to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of the use of technology and integrated information systems and recommend the development of new systems at PTKIN (UIN Sunan Ampel Surabaya and UIN Maulana Malik Ibrahim Malang). The study of information technology management in tertiary institutions aims to measure the extent to which the application of information technology is able to support the activities of the Tri Dharma College in order to achieve world class universities. In measuring the results of the audit of information technology management the tertiary institution will conduct evaluation, monitoring and further development of information …


Key Factors Influencing The Adoption Of Cloud Computing Technology In The Medical Sciences University Libraries, Rogheyeh Eskrootchi, Masoumeh Khalil Arjmandi, Mostafa Langarizadeh, Mayank Yuvaraj Sep 2020

Key Factors Influencing The Adoption Of Cloud Computing Technology In The Medical Sciences University Libraries, Rogheyeh Eskrootchi, Masoumeh Khalil Arjmandi, Mostafa Langarizadeh, Mayank Yuvaraj

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose- The aim of this study is to prioritize the key factors influencing the adoption of Cloud Computing Technology in the Medical Sciences University libraries.

Design/ methodology/ approach- Firstly, criteria, effective dimensions and factors in implementing cloud computing technology in medical libraries were recognized through literature review integrated with the field experts’ interview. Then, exploratory factor analysis using SPSS was applied to reduce the number of factors to constitute a 5-point Likert scale questionnaire and administered to 150 people. Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) was utilized, and data was collected through pairwise comparisons questionnaire that was distributed among 20 experts in …


Social Media And Smart Phone Usage Among Students In Nigeria: The Implications To Their Academic Activities, Chika Phoebe Madumere Dr. (Mrs), Vincent O. Ekwelem Mr., Chinenyenwa Joy Anike Mrs Mar 2020

Social Media And Smart Phone Usage Among Students In Nigeria: The Implications To Their Academic Activities, Chika Phoebe Madumere Dr. (Mrs), Vincent O. Ekwelem Mr., Chinenyenwa Joy Anike Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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Personal Digital Information Archiving And Organizing Practices Of Engineering And Information Technology Students, Amna Saeed Miss, Alia Arshad Dr. Jan 2020

Personal Digital Information Archiving And Organizing Practices Of Engineering And Information Technology Students, Amna Saeed Miss, Alia Arshad Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Purpose

The study aimed to examine the attitude of students towards organizing and safekeeping their digital documents. It also investigated students’ personal digital information archiving and organizing practices from engineering and information technology disciplines.

Design / Methodology / Approach

The design of the study was quantitative and the survey method was used to achieve the objectives of the study. The survey instrument was the questionnaire and distributed to students of the Institute of Engineering and Technology and Punjab University College of Information Technology of the University of the Punjab personally and with the help of information professionals. The questionnaire was …


Demographic Characteristics And Information Technology Competence Skills On The Use Of E-Portal Among Undergraduates In Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo, Christopher Omotunde, Opeyemi Omotunde Jun 2019

Demographic Characteristics And Information Technology Competence Skills On The Use Of E-Portal Among Undergraduates In Adeyemi College Of Education, Ondo, Christopher Omotunde, Opeyemi Omotunde

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated the influence of demographic characteristics and information technology competence skills on the use of E-portal among undergraduates in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria. The findings revealed a positive significant relationship between IT competence skill and their use of e-portal (r= .190, p<0.05). Gender has a significant influence on the use of e-portal (t=2.071, p<0.05) also, respondents age has a significant influence on use of e-portal (F (3; 246) =2.892; p<0.05). The study concluded that IT competence skills and demographic characteristics of undergraduates have an influence on the use of E-portal. It is recommended that higher institutions of learning in Nigeria should further explore the potentials of E-portal for its teaching, learning and research.


Usage Of Grammarly – Online Grammar And Spelling Checker Tool At The Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal: A Study, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Anita Gain, Shivananda Bhat May 2019

Usage Of Grammarly – Online Grammar And Spelling Checker Tool At The Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal: A Study, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Anita Gain, Shivananda Bhat

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Accurate use of grammar and writing is an essential aspect of any writing. Today various online grammar spelling checker tools are available for improving writing quality. The popularity of these platforms is increasing among researchers and academicians every day. Aim of the present study is to know the opinion, use and satisfaction level among the users of Grammarly - online grammar and spelling checker tool subscribed by the Health Science Library, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal. Structured questionnaires were distributed among the registered users of Grammarly tool at the Health Sciences Library. The study observed that almost all …


Application Of Web 2.0 Technology In Library And Information Centres In Developing Countries: Challenges And Way Forward, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose, Foluke Okocha, Ayooluwa Aregbesola, Sola Owolabi, Toluwani Eyiolorunshe, Felicia Yusuf May 2019

Application Of Web 2.0 Technology In Library And Information Centres In Developing Countries: Challenges And Way Forward, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose, Foluke Okocha, Ayooluwa Aregbesola, Sola Owolabi, Toluwani Eyiolorunshe, Felicia Yusuf

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper discussed application of web 2.0 technology in library and information centres in developing countries. It started with the introduction that enable libraries to serve patrons efficiently, it also enhances collaborations, engenders participation, promotes interaction and creates an environment for openness in libraries. It further discussed some of the web 2.0 technology in library and information centres such as blogs, Rich Site Summary (RSS), instant massager, social networking sites, among others. The paper also highlighted challenges faced by developing countries libraries in application of web 2.0 technology such as digital divide, Inadequate ICT infrastructure, lack of policies to support …


Usage Of Grammarly – Online Grammar And Spelling Checker Tool At The Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal: A Study, Anita Gain, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Shivananda Bhat Apr 2019

Usage Of Grammarly – Online Grammar And Spelling Checker Tool At The Health Sciences Library, Manipal Academy Of Higher Education, Manipal: A Study, Anita Gain, Mahabaleshwara Rao, Shivananda Bhat

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Accurate use of grammar and writing is an essential aspect of any writing. Today various online grammar spelling checker tools are available for improving writing quality. The popularity of these platforms is increasing among researchers and academicians every day. Aim of the present study is to know the opinion, use and satisfaction level among the users of Grammarly - online grammar and spelling checker tool subscribed by the Health Science Library, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal. Structured questionnaires were distributed among the registered users of Grammarly tool at the Health Sciences Library. The study observed that almost all …


User Perception Of Technologies In Libraries, Rekha Pai, Chaithra G Jan 2019

User Perception Of Technologies In Libraries, Rekha Pai, Chaithra G

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information Technology is the collective term for various technologies involved in the processing and transmission of information. The various technologies like computer technology, barcode technology, RFID technology, CCTV technology, remote access technology etc. can be adopted in libraries to provide better services to the users. Manipal Academy of Higher Education, a premier higher education institute is striving hard to provide excellent library services to its stake holders. The adoption of various technologies to provide better library services is explained in the paper. An attempt is made to capture the user perception on IT applications in libraries.


Information Technology Application In Health Science Libraries: A Study Of Delhi, Jamal Ahmad Siddiqui Dec 2018

Information Technology Application In Health Science Libraries: A Study Of Delhi, Jamal Ahmad Siddiqui

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study covers the changing scenario of libraries with the application of Information Technology. The application of IT is widely visible on every function of the library. The present study deals with the use of IT in different sections of the libraries and also highlights the condition of Human power, gender analysis, qualification and experience of staff, collection development and the infrastructural facilities of Health Science Libraries under study. The results reveal that most of the staff members of libraries are qualified and find that the IT has changed the entire functioning of the libraries and has improved our …


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 …


Upgrading Ezproxy From Local To Hosted Solution, Michael Rodriguez May 2017

Upgrading Ezproxy From Local To Hosted Solution, Michael Rodriguez

ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

Triaging priorities and staff time, UConn Library decided to outsource its locally hosted EZproxy access and authentication service to OCLC in late 2016. OCLC’s hosted EZproxy solution features security and configuration enhancements, maintenance services, and a self-service option. The migration proved complex and time-consuming but ultimately successful. This poster will visualize for attendees the motivations and workflows involved in UConn’s migration effort, including challenges encountered and tips for overcoming such challenges. This poster will also address how to optimize the library’s EZproxy contract with OCLC. Coverage will include UConn’s implementation of CAS single sign-on authentication with an additional layer of …


“Would You Like To Test Drive The New Library Website?” Implementing Guerrilla Usability Testing At Academic Libraries, Maria Nuccilli May 2017

“Would You Like To Test Drive The New Library Website?” Implementing Guerrilla Usability Testing At Academic Libraries, Maria Nuccilli

ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

This poster details the author’s experience conducting weekly “guerilla” usability tests of the Wayne State University Libraries homepage with her team in Discovery and Innovation. Academic libraries acknowledge the importance of usability testing, but the amount they do can be hindered by time or budgetary restraints. Guerilla usability testing allows academic libraries to gain valuable insights regarding website usage and functionality without conducting formal tests or focus groups: all that’s needed is a laptop with a wi-fi connection. Producing results quickly and cheaply, the sessions are short and student participants are recruited on the spot to complete a short series …


Reaching Distance And Online Learners Through Virtual Consultations, Lindley Homol May 2017

Reaching Distance And Online Learners Through Virtual Consultations, Lindley Homol

ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference

When students have complex research questions, we suggest that they come to the reference desk or schedule an in-person appointment with a librarian. But what about students who do not have the option of visiting the physical library? How do we provide the same level of in-depth research assistance to our distance and online learners? One option is to offer web conference consultations for distance and online students, which better approximate the face-to-face research appointment experience than phone or email transactions.

This poster will describe how the library liaison for a predominantly online graduate program took advantage of the library’s …


Making Friends And Buying Robots: How To Leverage Collaborations And Collections To Support Stem Learning, Cassandra Kvenild, Shannon M. Smith, Craig E. Shepherd, Emma G. Thielk Jan 2017

Making Friends And Buying Robots: How To Leverage Collaborations And Collections To Support Stem Learning, Cassandra Kvenild, Shannon M. Smith, Craig E. Shepherd, Emma G. Thielk

Library Faculty & Staff Publications

In a climate of increased interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), school libraries have unique opportunities to grow collections and cultivate partnerships in the sciences. At the federal level and in many states, STEM initiatives encourage hands-on exposure to technologies and open the door for student-led discovery of tools related to robotics, coding, programming, and electronics. Influenced by local STEM initiatives, the Learning Resource Center (LRC) at the University of Wyoming Lab School decided to create a circulating collection of STEM kits. (The UW Lab School is a tuition free charter school with a diverse population selected by …


Territory Folks Should All Be Pals: Qualitative Use Of Search Logs To Improve Confidence In And Communication About A Library Discovery Service, Jimmy Ghaphery, Mark Baggett, Thomas Mcnulty, Emily Owens Jan 2016

Territory Folks Should All Be Pals: Qualitative Use Of Search Logs To Improve Confidence In And Communication About A Library Discovery Service, Jimmy Ghaphery, Mark Baggett, Thomas Mcnulty, Emily Owens

VCU Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

The efficacy of library discovery tools can be a contentious topic within libraries. This presentation will describe the use of Primo search logs as a vehicle to encourage constructive conversations across departments in two different university research libraries (University of Tennessee and Virginia Commonwealth University). In particular this project aimed to bring together systems and public service librarians in order to improve communication across departments and the library discovery system itself. Results from each institution will be presented and compared along with ideas for future research.


Technology Triage: Assessing And Managing Library Systems And Projects, Michael Rodriguez Jan 2016

Technology Triage: Assessing And Managing Library Systems And Projects, Michael Rodriguez

Published Works

"Technology Triage" presents triage as a framework by which to manage and assess information technology systems and projects in small academic libraries. Drawing on the triage methodology and examples presented in this chapter, library technology managers are better able to assess, prioritize, and manage technology repairs and enhancements in the high-stakes, low-budget environments of many small or rural academic libraries. Triage enables managers to allocate scarce personnel, time and resources with maximal efficiency to obtain the best results for staff and end users.


Effect Of Retiring Custom Web Applications On Business And Information Technology Alignment, Shubhashree Thekahally Nov 2015

Effect Of Retiring Custom Web Applications On Business And Information Technology Alignment, Shubhashree Thekahally

Shubhashree Thekahally 7340504

Web applications provide the information technology (IT) implementation of business and align IT with business. Retirement of IT applications should ensure stability of business and IT alignment. The current study investigated the alignment gaps created between business and IT resulting from retiring IT software applications. The purpose of this study was to identify IT integration points with business and provide a process-based solution that sustained IT alignment with business after retiring IT applications. The theoretical framework strategic alignment model aided in identifying 3 IT domains as the IT integration points with business: enterprise architecture, configuration management database, and service-level agreement. …


Digital Faith: Law, Ethics, And Theology For The Online-Engaged Church, David H. Michels May 2015

Digital Faith: Law, Ethics, And Theology For The Online-Engaged Church, David H. Michels

Articles, Book Chapters, & Popular Press

Keynote Address at the 2015 CSIR ConferenceAfzal (2012) defines “information organizations” as “organizations that engage in all or one of the activities involving acquisition, organization, preservation, processing, recording, creation, assimilation, packaging, repackaging, presentation, dissemination, transfer, and access of information” (p. 102-103). Libraries, museums, publishers, music companies, and news channels are all examples of information organizations. I propose that North American Christian churches are information organizations. Weekly they create and present information in the forms of sermons, classes, bible studies, and music through organized events and activities. To support these activities they produce documents like newsletters, bulletins, and reports in print …


Symposium Introduction: Day Two, Jeremy Lee Mclaughlin, Krystyna Matusiak Apr 2015

Symposium Introduction: Day Two, Jeremy Lee Mclaughlin, Krystyna Matusiak

ASIS&T Student Chapter Events Archive

Presentation (welcome and introduction) by Jeremy L. McLaughlin and Krystyna Matusiak at the Symposium on Information and Technology in the Arts and Humanities (April 22 & 23, 2015). The Symposium was sponsored by the Special Interest Groups for the Arts and Humanities (SIG AH) and Visualization, Images, and Sound (SIG VIS) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).

All of the Symposium recordings can be viewed at: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2v-vQy9W5DePg7QSKABGmuVzCXpVkeTh

Slides can be downloaded from: http://figshare.com/authors/Symposium_on_Information_and_technolology_in_the_arts_and_humanities/740215


Traditional And Emerging Approaches To Research Assessment In The Humanities, Stacy Konkiel Apr 2015

Traditional And Emerging Approaches To Research Assessment In The Humanities, Stacy Konkiel

ASIS&T Student Chapter Events Archive

Presentation by Stacy Konkiel at the Symposium on Information and Technology in the Arts and Humanities (April 22 & 23, 2015). The Symposium was sponsored by the Special Interest Groups for the Arts and Humanities (SIG AH) and Visualization, Images, and Sound (SIG VIS) of the Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T).

Stacy Konkiel is a Research Metrics Consultant at Altmetric, a data science company that helps researchers discover the attention their work receives online. She studies incentives systems in academia, research metrics, and disciplinary attitudes towards the idea of “impact”. Since 2008, she has worked at the intersection …