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Delivering Bad News: Crisis Communication Methods In Academic Libraries, Brittany O'Neill, Rebecca Kelley 2021 Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Delivering Bad News: Crisis Communication Methods In Academic Libraries, Brittany O'Neill, Rebecca Kelley

Faculty Publications

This exploratory study analyzed the specific crisis communication methods of academic libraries. A survey was sent to library staff at Association of Research Libraries-member colleges and universities to describe if, who, when, and how they communicated bad news to their stakeholders for major, minor, and emerging crises. The findings show that respondents used multiple communication strategies, which varied based on the crisis. The data show that libraries communicated journal and database cancellations and health and safety emergencies more slowly than access issues and were more likely not to communicate those crises at all. Respondents also more frequently chose to communicate ...


Saudi Arabian Research Output On Big Data Publications Using The Scopus Database: A Scientometric Study, Hashem Hussein Al Attas, Md.safiqur rahaman, Khadeeja M.N Ansari 2021 Manager, Deanship of Library Affairs, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, 31261, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Research Output On Big Data Publications Using The Scopus Database: A Scientometric Study, Hashem Hussein Al Attas, Md.Safiqur Rahaman, Khadeeja M.N Ansari

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This is a scientometric analysis specifically conducted to analyze the research productivity on big data in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for about five years during the period 2015 to 2019. The research data downloaded from the Scopus database and analyzed and represented using Microsoft Excel and Vosviewer. The study focused on different Scientometric tools like most prolific authors, DC, RGR & DT, AGR, year-wise research growth, subject-wise publication, International collaboration and Authorship pattern etc. The study revealed that 2019 recorded maximum research papers 230 (28.12%), the highest annual growth rate was recorded in the Year 2018 (51.724), Half ...


Comparison Of Emotional Intelligence, Self-Development, Decision For Selecting A Profession And Work Productivity Between Librarian With Education In Library Science And Inpassing Librarian In Indonesia, Muhammad Azwar, Ade Abdul Hak, Muhammad Rum 2021 State Islamic University Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

Comparison Of Emotional Intelligence, Self-Development, Decision For Selecting A Profession And Work Productivity Between Librarian With Education In Library Science And Inpassing Librarian In Indonesia, Muhammad Azwar, Ade Abdul Hak, Muhammad Rum

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study aims to determine the differences in emotional intelligence level, self-development, the decision to select a profession, and work productivity between librarians with education in library science and inpassing librarians. Librarians with library science education are those with a library science education background. In contrast, inpassing librarians are those with non-library education who decide to switch professions to become librarians by following librarianship recruitment and training procedures. This study uses a comparative approach. Collecting data uses a survey method by distributing an instrument in the form of a questionnaire with a Likert scale to 126 librarians who ...


Twenty-Five Years Of Global Research Publications Trends Of Novel Coronavirus: A Scientometrics Assessment, Md.safiqur rahaman, suchetan kumar, Khadeeja M.N Ansari, Md Rafiqur Rahman 2021 Librarian, Deanship of Library affairs, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, KSA

Twenty-Five Years Of Global Research Publications Trends Of Novel Coronavirus: A Scientometrics Assessment, Md.Safiqur Rahaman, Suchetan Kumar, Khadeeja M.N Ansari, Md Rafiqur Rahman

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study aimed to identify the trends and characteristics of the publication on the novel coronavirus. A total of 2661 publications from Scopus downloaded in the bib.text andCVSformat for 25 years to analyze by using scientometrics analysis software, namely Bibliometrix and Vosviewer. The results show that there is very little research conducted before 2002, but exponentially increased after 2003 and 2020 shows the highest number of publications (779). The result reveals that the 1806 publication is in the form of research articles, i.e., 68%. "University Of Hong Kong" has produced the highest publication, i.e., 362. The "Journal ...


Open Access E-Books In Islam: A Case Study Of Directory Of Open Access Books, Asifa Ali, Akib Ahmad Mr. 2021 Central University of Kashmir

Open Access E-Books In Islam: A Case Study Of Directory Of Open Access Books, Asifa Ali, Akib Ahmad Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study aims to explore the currents trends of open access e-books available through the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) in the subject field of Islam. The DOAB was selected as a source for data collection during July 2020. The findings reveal that 263 e-books are available on Islam, which contributes only (0.94 percent) of the total share of e-books (27,697) available in DOAB. The results reveal that the maximum number of e-books is available on Religion (111), History (42), Sociology (34), and Political Science (27). The publishing trends show that majority of these e-books were ...


Using The Dig Method For Data Literacy, Dana Thompson 2021 Murray State University

Using The Dig Method For Data Literacy, Dana Thompson

Faculty & Staff Research and Creative Activity

As a research and instruction librarian and a liaison to the College of Business, I often incorporate lessons on data literacy and visual literacy into my instruction sessions for business students. In these sessions, I focus on teaching students how to read the photographs, charts, graphs, and infographics they encounter in databases, such as IBISWorld and Statista, and news sources, such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. While teaching Journalism students (who funnily enough fall under the College of Business at Murray State University), I developed a method for evaluating digital images called the Digital Image ...


Racial Pay Gap: An Analysis Of Carl Libraries, Yanli Li 2021 Wilfrid Laurier University

Racial Pay Gap: An Analysis Of Carl Libraries, Yanli Li

Library Publications

Using data from the 8Rs CARL Libraries Practitioner Survey in 2014, this study assesses the impact of race on the earnings attainment process based on a sample of 392 CARL library practitioners. It determines that there is a significant salary disparity between visible minorities and non-visible minorities. Racial differences in job characteristics account for a larger portion of the explained racial salary gap than individual and labor market characteristics. The effect of race on salary is shown to be weaker for librarians than for support staff.


Starting With I: Combating Anti-Blackness In Libraries, Peace Ossom-Williamson, Jamia Williams, Xan Goodman, Christian I.J. Minter, Ayaba Logan 2021 University of Texas at Arlington

Starting With I: Combating Anti-Blackness In Libraries, Peace Ossom-Williamson, Jamia Williams, Xan Goodman, Christian I.J. Minter, Ayaba Logan

Journal Articles: Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library

When millions saw the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota by the police during the COVID-19 pandemic where Black, along with Indigenous and Latinx, people had higher death rates, this led to a major awakening from white Americans that Black lives and Black 2 bodies are treated differently in this country. As a result, the statement Black Lives Matter is a more accepted movement and mantra. In response, many libraries issued statements in support of Black people in general and in support of their Black library workers. These statements were commitments to make change and to impact the inequities ...


Open Peer Review, Christine L Ferguson 2021 Murray State University

Open Peer Review, Christine L Ferguson

Faculty & Staff Research and Creative Activity

In this issue of Serials Review, the Balance Point column delves into issues surrounding peer review, paying particular attention to open peer review. Beginning with some discussion of the history and development of peer review, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of traditional peer review, the column addresses open peer review (OPR) processes and the pros and cons of OPR. Topics such as the mechanisms of open peer review, faculty credit for peer review, as well as open peer review in the Library and Information Science (LIS) field are also touched on.


Relevance Of Information Literacy Skills In Librapreneurship Education For Graduates’ Self-Reliance: A Review, Hawwau A. Moruf (CLN) 2021 Department of Library and Information Science, Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, Katsina State, Nigeria

Relevance Of Information Literacy Skills In Librapreneurship Education For Graduates’ Self-Reliance: A Review, Hawwau A. Moruf (Cln)

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The need for Library and Information Science (LIS) graduates to possess flexible entrepreneurial skills to enable them be self-reliant cannot be undermined in the present Information Technology age. Information literacy competency empowers people in all walks of life to seek, evaluate, use and create information effectively to achieve their personal, social, educational and entrepreneurial goals. This paper conceptualizes librapreneurship and the impacts of information literacy skills. It presents LIS graduate as a librapreneur who initiate or provide information services and products to meet user’s need in new and creative ways; if given the right kind of training/education that ...


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

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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 ...


Reference Analysis In Biotika Journals As The Scientific Literature In The Biology Field, Mohamad Nurzaman, Hanny Hafiar, Risa Nurisani, Nurul Asiah 2021 Universitas Padjadjaran

Reference Analysis In Biotika Journals As The Scientific Literature In The Biology Field, Mohamad Nurzaman, Hanny Hafiar, Risa Nurisani, Nurul Asiah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The quality of a scientific journal is determined by several standards. In Indonesia, one of the assessments of the quality of national journals uses the SINTA (Science and Technology Index) rating system. To obtain SINTA ranking results, it is necessary to match the contents of the journal with the assessment points contained in ARJUNA (National Journal Accreditation). Several points of assessment include primary and secondary reference ratios, the ratio of the reference source year, and the suitability of the article content with the focus and scope determined by each journal. Biotika is a Biology journal that is currently submitting for ...


Research Trend On Robotics During 2009-2018: Ascientometric Analysis Based On Scopus Database, Ajay Kumar 2021 Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Research Trend On Robotics During 2009-2018: Ascientometric Analysis Based On Scopus Database, Ajay Kumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study aims to analysis the research productivity trend on the title “Robotics” research publications worldwide during 2009-2018 on the base of the Scopus database. A total of 97480 articles has been published on the title “Robotics” in the worldwide during 2008-2018. The highest 11950 (12.26%) articles were published in the year 2018and the publication pattern was gradually in increasing order during the period of study. The maximum AGR 15.36 was calculated in the year 2010, the RGR has been counted 0.77 to 0.13during the period of study. The relative growth rate was always in ...


Knowledge Sharing Idiosyncrasies Of Research Scholars At Ccs Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, Bhanu Partap, Rajive Kumar Pateria 2021 CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar (India)

Knowledge Sharing Idiosyncrasies Of Research Scholars At Ccs Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, India, Bhanu Partap, Rajive Kumar Pateria

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The main aim of the present study is to investigate the knowledge sharing behaviour of research scholars at Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University (CCS HAU), Hisar, India. To understand and reveal the knowledge sharing idiosyncrasies of research scholars, various factors have been covered such as knowledge sharing definition, knowledge sharing attitude, communication channels preferred for knowledge sharing, barriers of knowledge sharing, knowledge sharing motivators, and other factors related to knowledge sharing in an academic institution. For the present study, survey method was adopted with the aid of online structured questionnaire for the purpose of data collection. Total 125 research ...


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 2021 Universitas Padjadjaran

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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 ...


Evidence On Psychometric Properties Of Scales Assessing Information Related Anxieties: A Systematic Review, Muhammad Asif Naveed, Mumtaz Ali Anwar 2021 Department of Information Management, University of Sargodha

Evidence On Psychometric Properties Of Scales Assessing Information Related Anxieties: A Systematic Review, Muhammad Asif Naveed, Mumtaz Ali Anwar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This systematic review examined the evidence of psychometric properties of scales available in studies reporting surveys measuring information related anxieties such as library anxiety, information seeking anxiety, and information anxiety. A systematic search in four databases such as Web of Science, Scopus, LISA, and LISTA was carried out using the keywords 'library anxiety', 'information anxiety', 'information seeking anxiety', and 'information seeking' AND 'anxiety'. This review included those studies reporting the use of any scale measuring information related anxiety published in the English language and included all type of documents (e.g. journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, theses/dissertations, research ...


Emotional Dissonance And Exhaustion Among Library Professionals During Covid-19, Mubashir Majid Baba 2021 Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir, J&K, India

Emotional Dissonance And Exhaustion Among Library Professionals During Covid-19, Mubashir Majid Baba

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on societies and economies around the world. The virus is affecting millions of lives worldwide, not only physically but also emotionally in the form of panic attacks, obsessional behavior, anxiety, stress and fear. Library professionals are also exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and are facing high levels of stress and anxiety. The aim of this exploratory study was to analyze the association between emotional dissonance and emotional exhaustion among library professionals during COVID-19 and to study the impact of demographics on the variables under study. The data collected were analyzed using ...


The Use Of Drone Technology As An Effective Tool In Providing Information Services In Nigeria, Josephine Onohwakpor 2020 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

The Use Of Drone Technology As An Effective Tool In Providing Information Services In Nigeria, Josephine Onohwakpor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Diverse research investigations and observations have revealed that majority of Nigerian university libraries do not have adequate information delivery tools. This seems to be characterized by the failure of these various higher institutions to acquire and utilize same for information delivery.The study gave brief introduction and definition of drone and delve into the history on the evolution of drone technology down to its present stage. It went further to categorize the different types of drones/UAVs. This study revealed the use of drone technology as an information delivery tool in the library and also showcase the benefits of ...


Research Contributions Of Saarc Countries In Social Science: A Bibliometric Study, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr. 2020 Dnyanprassarak Mandal's College and Research Centre, Assagao, Mapusa, Goa

Research Contributions Of Saarc Countries In Social Science: A Bibliometric Study, Dr. Jayaprakash G. Hugar, B U. Kannappanavar Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

SCI mago is the Journal and Country Ranking database available freely on the internet. We have accessed the required data from 2008 to 2017 from this database and evaluated the research productivity of SAARC countries and citations in the field of social science subject. This article studied SAARC countries publications, citations, citations per document, self-citations and degree of self – citations. The study revealed that on an average 6054 articles are published during the study period. India is the only country to publish more than the average citations publications during the ten years of study. India received 78% of citations and ...


Review Of Archival Values: Essays In Honor Of Mark A. Greene, Gregory Wiedeman 2020 University at Albany, State University of New York

Review Of Archival Values: Essays In Honor Of Mark A. Greene, Gregory Wiedeman

Journal of Contemporary Archival Studies

Archival Values: Essays in Honor of Mark A. Greene is an archetypal Festschrift with 23 essays on each of the 11 Society of American Archivists Core Values of Archivists. This is primarily a book about archival professionalism, as Scott Cline’s framing essay offers the values as "integral to the archival endeavor" and the SAA Publications Board selected it as the fourth of SAA’s annual “One Book, One Profession” series. The book features some particularly standout works that will help both graduate students and veteran archivists better understand some of the more cutting-edge ideas that are reshaping how archivists ...


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