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Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, HARUNA ABU, CHINNWE JOSEPHINE OKARFOR 2023 COURT OF APPEAL, EKITI DIVISION, NIGERIA

Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, Haruna Abu, Chinnwe Josephine Okarfor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on staff job performance in University libraries in Benue State, Nigeria. Three specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study and six hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a survey research design. The target population for this study is the entire 241 library staff made up of professional and non-professional library staff in the three university libraries in Benue State. Since the population was not large, the study made use of all the 241 library staff in the three ...


Exploring Faculty Perspectives On Text Selection And Textbook Affordability, Rachel E. Scott, Mallory Jallas, Julie A. Murphy, Rachel Park, Anne Shelley 2023 Illinois State University

Exploring Faculty Perspectives On Text Selection And Textbook Affordability, Rachel E. Scott, Mallory Jallas, Julie A. Murphy, Rachel Park, Anne Shelley

Faculty and Staff Publications – Milner Library

This paper reports the results of a pilot project conducted Spring 2021 in which Milner Library licensed 75 assigned texts to 52 courses at Illinois State University. The authors used the pilot as a springboard to explore faculty perspectives on textbook selection, textbook affordability, and the role of the academic library in addressing the rising cost of textbooks. The results highlight the strong, and often deeply personal, beliefs faculty hold about textbook selection and textbook affordability, reveal several obstacles to achieving affordable access to course readings, and demonstrate the willingness of some faculty to partner with librarians and other institutional ...


The View From Somewhere: Institutional Values In Collections Decisions, Heather A. Howard, David Zwicky, Danielle Walker 2022 Purdue University

The View From Somewhere: Institutional Values In Collections Decisions, Heather A. Howard, David Zwicky, Danielle Walker

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

As educational institutions consider our values and ethical standards in the wake of 2020, libraries need to scrutinize how those values and standards connect with our licensing and purchasing decisions. “Critical Librarianship”, which is based on a foundation of social justice, the belief that everyone deserves equal opportunities and basic economic, political, and social rights, is at the forefront of work being done by librarians across the country. There is an existing body of literature about the contents of the library collections themselves, with respect to issues like decolonization and open access. These collections, used by students, instructors, and researchers ...


Mdc Digital Commons - Building A Student-Centered Archive, Luis Berthin 2022 Miami Dade College

Mdc Digital Commons - Building A Student-Centered Archive, Luis Berthin

Archives Day

Miami Dade College’s Digital Commons aims to be the embodiment of a student-first digital archival repository. Archives don’t tend to live at the forefront of student minds, but with the Digital Commons, we aim to include students in the archival process and give them a sense of agency and ownership in the project. The Digital Commons will exist as a database that students use for research, as well as support and help to continue growing as part of their scholastic careers.

The Digital Commons will be an open-access platform that collects, preserves, and makes accessible student undergraduate research ...


Fall 2022: Library Resources To Get You Started, Raquel Estrada 2022 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Fall 2022: Library Resources To Get You Started, Raquel Estrada

Library Display Posters

Library resources to get you started -- Resources for graduate students -- Workshops, events and more -- Digital subscriptions.


Hispanic Heritage Month, Raquel Estrada, William Flores 2022 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Hispanic Heritage Month, Raquel Estrada, William Flores

Library Display Posters

Film and documentaries -- Juvenile books -- General books -- Popular books -- Spanish books -- Regional books -- UTRGV & Legacy affiliated books -- Quinceanera.


Fulcrum, Newsletter Of The Furman University Libraries. Issue 17, Kathie Sloan, Kathy Hamlin 2022 Furman University

Fulcrum, Newsletter Of The Furman University Libraries. Issue 17, Kathie Sloan, Kathy Hamlin

Libraries Institutional Records

Table of Contents

  • From the Director
  • Tribute to Jenny Colvin
  • Welcome New Librarians: Brittany Champion and Alyssa Nance
  • Americans and the Holocaust Traveling Exhibition
  • Portrait to Honor Sarah Reese '71
  • Patricia Sasser Receives Carol June Bradley Award
  • Paige Dhyne Faculty Scholar in Northern Ireland
  • Special Collections and Archives: Art History Assignments; New Medieval Manuscripts
  • Nancy Sloan Retires after 25+ Years at Furman
  • Students Help the Libraries Improve Their Inclusive Descriptive Practices
  • Two Library Student Assistants Receive Prestigious Furman Fellows Award
  • Interested in Publishing Open Access?
  • Pilot Program: Library Digital Accessibility Students
  • Senior Spotlight: Furman Libraries' Newest Student Worker Alumni
  • 2022 ...


Issue 53, Beth Heldebrandt 2022 Eastern Illinois University

Issue 53, Beth Heldebrandt

NoteBooth

Fall 2022


Community Library Services Delivery And Adult Library Education For The Aged In Rural Communities In Nigeria, Adizetu A. Ali Dr, Emmanuel Chukwudi Ihekwoaba PhD, Chioma C. Onoh 2022 Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Community Library Services Delivery And Adult Library Education For The Aged In Rural Communities In Nigeria, Adizetu A. Ali Dr, Emmanuel Chukwudi Ihekwoaba Phd, Chioma C. Onoh

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated the provision of community library services and adult literacy education for aged people living in rural communities in Nigeria. Public services librarians are in charge of overseeing the library's programs and services geared toward the aged. The researchers adopted a conceptual framework for the study to determine the literacy objectives and the significance of the topic for people of advanced age who live in rural communities. The challenges encountered by librarians in providing library services to the aged were discussed. The paper discussed how to help aged people in Nigeria who live in rural areas learn ...


The Existence And Innovation Of Library In Supporting Online Learning At New Normal Covid-19, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Fadhilatul Hamdani 2022 Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic University (UIN) of Jakarta

The Existence And Innovation Of Library In Supporting Online Learning At New Normal Covid-19, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Fadhilatul Hamdani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This research discusses the existence and innovation of libraries in online learning during the Covid-19 pandemic. Online learning is carried out by utilizing technology as a means of connecting educators and students. Libraries as a place to provide sources of information to support the learning process must always improve themselves to show the best and be prepared to keep up with the times. The transformation of library management to digital must be given priority, so that libraries can exist in the midst of a pandemic. Library support in teaching and learning activities is very important, especially in fulfilling the information ...


Aliteracy As A Threat To Undergraduate Students Patronage To University Library Services In Sokoto State, Nigeria, Jamilu Isah, Jamilu Isah 2022 Sokoto State University, sokoto, Nigeria.

Aliteracy As A Threat To Undergraduate Students Patronage To University Library Services In Sokoto State, Nigeria, Jamilu Isah, Jamilu Isah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The aim of the study was to determine Aliteracy as a threat to undergraduate students’ patronage of university library services in Sokoto state, Nigeria. Three research questions were formulated to guide the study. The researcher used a descriptive survey research design was used for the study. The population of the study comprises Three thousand (3000) Undergraduate students of the two universities, three hundred and forty-one (341) were sampled using a proportionate sampling technique. The questionnaire was titled (ATUSPQ). The instrument was face validated by three experts one from the Measurement and Evaluation unit and two experts from the department of ...


Impact Of Library Consortia On Resource Sharing In Academic Libraries: Evidence From The University Of Nairobi Library, EUGENE NCHE CHE, Dorothy Njiraine Dr., Elisha O. Makori Dr. 2022 Ministry of Justice, Cameroon

Impact Of Library Consortia On Resource Sharing In Academic Libraries: Evidence From The University Of Nairobi Library, Eugene Nche Che, Dorothy Njiraine Dr., Elisha O. Makori Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study was to determine the impact of library consortia on resource sharing in academic libraries in Kenya with reference to the University of Nairobi library. The study also sought to propose a framework to enhance resource sharing in academic libraries and employed a descriptive case study design using both qualitative and quantitative approaches to collect and analyse data. The study found out that library consortium model was the dominant method of resource sharing which greatly influenced resource sharing activities. The consortium (KLISC) was shown to be very significant in ensuring wider access to shared information resources ...


Peer Who? Introducing Peer Review And You, Devon Olson, Zeineb Yousif, Brittany Fischer 2022 University of North Dakota

Peer Who? Introducing Peer Review And You, Devon Olson, Zeineb Yousif, Brittany Fischer

Librarian Posters and Presentations

In this interactive workshop we introduce participants to the basic concept of peer review, the ways it's practiced, and go through activities designed to allow them to assess their own thoughts on peer review and what a useful review looks like.


Clemson University Libraries Latinx Health Research Resources And Services, Edward J. Rock, Sally Smith 2022 Clemson University Libraries

Clemson University Libraries Latinx Health Research Resources And Services, Edward J. Rock, Sally Smith

Presentations

The Clemson University Libraries provides top-tier research services to faculty, students, and staff in all research areas. Librarians also act as key research partners by providing in-depth literature searching consultations that strengthen the reproducibility and rigor of scientific research. This poster explores the variety of research tools, databases, and services that the Libraries provide to support Latinx research and researchers in the Health Sciences. Get a blueprint to take your Latinx research to the next level!


Entrepreneurship Education In Lis For Job Creation, Self Reliance And Sustainable Economic Development, Ogwo Okechukwu Kalu 2022 Abia State University, Uturu

Entrepreneurship Education In Lis For Job Creation, Self Reliance And Sustainable Economic Development, Ogwo Okechukwu Kalu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This discourse is on the evolution and application of the dynamics of entrepreneurship education and skills in Library and Information Science programme in tertiary institutions. Entrepreneurship education provides a framework for Library and Information Science graduates for the development of knowledge, skills and attitude for success in business librarianship and at the same time a key to job creation, self employment, self empowerment, self reliance and sustainable economic development. It is a clarion call to public private partnership in the area of job creation and employment to reduce the army of unemployed youths in the labour market which the government ...


Usage Of Electronic Academic Database Resources Among Lecturers And Postgraduate Students In Western Delta Universities, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria, DR. IVWIGHREGHWETA (CLN) OGHENETEGA, SAADATU EIREYI-FIDELIS 2022 Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

Usage Of Electronic Academic Database Resources Among Lecturers And Postgraduate Students In Western Delta Universities, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria, Dr. Ivwighreghweta (Cln) Oghenetega, Saadatu Eireyi-Fidelis

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The study investigated the usage electronic academic databases resources by lecturers and postgraduate students in Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria. Specifically, the study identified the types of electronic academic databases that lecturers and postgraduate students are aware of, the electronic academic databases that are available and used, purpose of usage of electronic academic database and the problems militating against the effective use of electronic academic databases resources. Four specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study. The study adopted a descriptive research design. The population of the study is 134 lecturers and postgraduate students in WDU ...


Reading Habits Of Undergraduates In Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, DR. IVWIGHREGHWETA (CLN) OGHENETEGA, DR. EKHORUTOMWEN MARIA-GORRETTI 2022 Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria

Reading Habits Of Undergraduates In Universities In Delta State, Nigeria, Dr. Ivwighreghweta (Cln) Oghenetega, Dr. Ekhorutomwen Maria-Gorretti

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The study investigated the reading habits of undergraduates in universities in Delta State, Nigeria. The specific objectives of the research were to find out the reading habits of undergraduates and the problems militating against effective reading among them. In carrying out this study, two research questions were raised. Descriptive survey design was utilized for the study. The population of the study was forty-three thousand, five hundred (43,500) undergraduates in three universities in Delta State. The sample size for this study was 500. These universities include: Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State University, Abraka and Western Delta ...


Opening A Communication Channel With The Etd Librarian, Kelley Flannery Rowan 2022 Florida International University

Opening A Communication Channel With The Etd Librarian, Kelley Flannery Rowan

Works of the FIU Libraries

This presentation will share the results of a new initiative developed by the ETD Librarian at Florida International University (FIU) to develop a personal connection between students and the ETD Librarian. The goal is threefold; to provide a personal contact and open communication channel within the library to whom students can address publishing best practices and concerns with, to better inform and engage students in the metadata process of submitting theses and dissertations, and to spur the growth of knowledge and usage of ORCID. A previous initiative that added an ORCID and a license option to the metadata fields had ...


Information Literacy Competence Of Library Personnel In Answering Users Queries In Selected University Libraries In Nigeria., Rasaq oluwadamilare solanke 2022 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Information Literacy Competence Of Library Personnel In Answering Users Queries In Selected University Libraries In Nigeria., Rasaq Oluwadamilare Solanke

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Information literacy competency is an essential skill needed by all library personnel in rendering their services efficiently and effectively. This study examines the information literacy competence of library personnel on answering users’ queries in selected university libraries in Ogun and Oyo States, Nigeria. Purposive sampling technique was used to select 20 university libraries in Ogun and Oyo States, Nigeria for the study. Data were obtained through the use of structured questionnaire. Findings revealed that “How to access library resources and services” (4.63) was ranked highest by the mean score and was followed in succession by “Locating material in the ...


Librarians’ Attitude Towards Information Resource Sharing In Federal University Libraries In North Central, Nigeria, Peace Osemudiamen Eromosele CLN, Jeremiah Emeka UGWULEBO CLN 2022 Edo state College Of Nursing Sciences

Librarians’ Attitude Towards Information Resource Sharing In Federal University Libraries In North Central, Nigeria, Peace Osemudiamen Eromosele Cln, Jeremiah Emeka Ugwulebo Cln

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The research examined Librarians’ Attitude Towards Information resource sharing In Federal University Libraries in North Central, Nigeria. The research was guided by three objectives and one hypothesis. Descriptive survey was used with the target population of 121 librarians in the seven federal university libraries in North central, Nigeria. Questionnaire was used in data collection. 121 copies of the questionnaire were administered 102 were filled, returned and found usable representing 87.2% response rate. Frequency, Percentage and Means were used in data analysis and Pearson Product moment correlation was used to test the null hypothesis. The study revealed that Librarians’ in ...


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