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Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A 2021 National Institute of Agricultural Extension Management, Hyderabad

Research Data Management And Services In South Asian Academic Libraries, Jahnavi Yidavalapati, Priyanka Sinha, Subaveerapandiyan A

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study examined the research data management and related services offered by South Asian countries' academic libraries. Research applied quantitative approach and survey research design method were used for this study. The survey questionnaire was distributed randomly to academic library professionals in five countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. The sample population comprised 67 library professionals from various institutes of five countries. The study’s findings revealed that 83.6% of institute libraries provide research data management services to their users. The study recommends that institutes or funding organizations support staff to attend conferences and workshops on research ...


Open Education Resources And The Academic Library, Jeanette A. Parker 2021 Newman University

Open Education Resources And The Academic Library, Jeanette A. Parker

The Christian Librarian

Librarians have an opportunity to assist faculty and students in adoption and use of OER, or Open Educational Resources. Faculty and students present differing perspectives and responses to OER that may inhibit their use. Libraries are known for providing access to resources and educational training or workshops on the use of new technologies and existing or new resources. Libraries are also accustomed to providing proxied access to online resources, hosting repositories and developing policies for management, curation and collection of a wide array of materials and resources. By helping to develop and organize an OER initiative of any kind at ...


Awareness And Utilization Of Information Resources And Services Among Library Users Of Jcbm College, Shringeri, India: A Study, shivananda Bhat Dr, Prasad TP, Mahabaleshwara Rao Dr 2021 Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Awareness And Utilization Of Information Resources And Services Among Library Users Of Jcbm College, Shringeri, India: A Study, Shivananda Bhat Dr, Prasad Tp, Mahabaleshwara Rao Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

College libraries are integral part of higher education institutions and they play an important role in raising the standard of education. The study was conducted at Sri JCBM College, Sringeri to assess users’ awareness and utilization of library resources and services. The data were collected using a structured questionnaire and personal visits to the said college library. Convenience sampling technique was used to collect the data. Seventy structured questionnaires were distributed and 52 duly filled questionnaires were returned back, the response rate is 76.04%. The data were analyzed using SPSS software (16.0) and Excel. The study revealed that ...


E-Resource Management And Management Issues And Challenges, Subaveerapandiyan A, Ammaji Rajitha, Mohd Amin Dar, Natarajan R 2021 Regional Institute of Education Mysore

E-Resource Management And Management Issues And Challenges, Subaveerapandiyan A, Ammaji Rajitha, Mohd Amin Dar, Natarajan R

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

E-resources are inevitable, technology has grown and libraries are also adopting the technologies although adopting have many challenges to the library professionals. Whenever something new comes they need to update themselves. A study investigated E-Resources management and management issues of Indian library professional perspectives. For this study, data was collected from various academic institutes/university libraries in India. It includes institutes of national importance, central, state, deemed and private universities. The study finds that the majority of the libraries subscribed to E-journals and E-books, administration related challenges faced by LIS professionals. The t-test results revealed a lack of professional skills ...


Usage Of Information Sources And Services In Selected Engineering And Management Institute Libraries Of Haryana: An Assessment, Gajender Singh, SANJIV Kadyan 2021 Department of Library and Information Science MDU, Rohtak, Haryana

Usage Of Information Sources And Services In Selected Engineering And Management Institute Libraries Of Haryana: An Assessment, Gajender Singh, Sanjiv Kadyan

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is evaluates the user experience towards library information resources and services in selected engineering and management institutes of Haryana. The researcher distributed 432 questionnaires among faculty members, PG and UG students of YMCA Faridabad, MDU Rohtak and DCRUST Sonipat Engineering and management institute libraries and found 325(75.23%) responses received back. It was found that the majority of users were overall satisfied with available library information sources and services. The study also found that some of library information sources and services were not much fully utilized by the faculty members and the students. Therefore, it is ...


Collection Of Legal Information Resources In The Allahabad High Court, Mohd Muzzammil 2021 Directorate of Education, GNCT, Delhi

Collection Of Legal Information Resources In The Allahabad High Court, Mohd Muzzammil

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study illustrates the development and management of legal information resources (LIR) in the Allahabad High Court Judges’ Library (AHCJL). This work is based on research conducted by researchers as part of his Ph.D. Work. The AHCJL has a collection of numerous types of legal information resources. The AHCJL is accessible only by the honourable judges and court clerks. It is important to note that printed legal information resources are used more frequently than electronic legal Information resources. The study also found that a significant portion of the library's budget was spent on journal subscriptions. Books and bare ...


Incorporating Student Interns & Grant-Funded Collection Development To Improve Dei In Library Collections, Veronica A. Wells, Mickel Paris, Michele Gibney 2021 University of the Pacific

Incorporating Student Interns & Grant-Funded Collection Development To Improve Dei In Library Collections, Veronica A. Wells, Mickel Paris, Michele Gibney

University Libraries Librarian and Staff Presentations

No abstract provided.


Understanding The Competencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals: An Analytical Review, Tumpa Saha, Tapan Barui Dr. 2021 University of North Bengal

Understanding The Competencies Of Library And Information Science Professionals: An Analytical Review, Tumpa Saha, Tapan Barui Dr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Knowledge plays a strategically important role to success and continuous growth of our life. In information exposition coupled with the electronic or virtual era has brought a great change to libraries and its working environment. In today’s working environment the role of libraries and librarians changed from storehouse of information caretaker to information manager and at the same time the forms and distribution of information also took a new shape in a new way. This is due to the advancement of ICT as well as contemporary societal need. Due to this change, library and information science professionals also need ...


Records Management Practices To Improve Efficiency And Service Delivery At Qalakabusha And Westville Correctional Facilities, Lungelo S. Mbatha, Lungile Luthuli 2021 University of Zululand

Records Management Practices To Improve Efficiency And Service Delivery At Qalakabusha And Westville Correctional Facilities, Lungelo S. Mbatha, Lungile Luthuli

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The management of records is an important function in correctional facilities as it improves accountability, safety, security and accessibility of records pertaining to offenders and the various programmes provided. The inadequate management of records however is a wide spread issue in most South African correctional facilities, as evidenced by maladministration and the loss of important offender records. This study was conducted to ascertain the records management practices of two correctional facilities in South Africa in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. The research was conducted at Qalakabusha and Westville correctional facilities with the purpose of finding out the types of records kept ...


1-Click Purchase Requests With Tipasa At Depauw University Libraries, Victoria Peters 2021 DePauw University

1-Click Purchase Requests With Tipasa At Depauw University Libraries, Victoria Peters

Library Faculty publications

Victoria Peters, Scholarly Communication and Cataloging Librarian at DePauw University, explained how they integrated Tipasa and 1-click purchase requests during the Tipasa Community meeting October 28, 2021


Collection Management And Utilization Of Electronic Resources By Postgraduate Students In The University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, Kazeem Adeshina 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Collection Management And Utilization Of Electronic Resources By Postgraduate Students In The University Of Ibadan, Nigeria, Kazeem Adeshina

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

As the life cycle of information products has become increasingly digital from “cradle to grave,” the nature of electronic information management has dramatically changed. These changes have brought new strategies and methods as well as new issues and challenges. At the bottom line the services are increasingly delivered to a desktop from distributed publishers or information providers. Information organizations act either as primary information providers or as brokers between the user and the primary service provider. Hence, the study examines the collection management and utilization of e-resources by postgraduate students in University of Ibadan. Descriptive survey design was employed for ...


Moving Beyond World Music: An Exploration Of Non-Western Music Cataloging Practices In Higher Education And Where To Go From Here, Alastair L. Canavan 2021 University of Maryland at College Park

Moving Beyond World Music: An Exploration Of Non-Western Music Cataloging Practices In Higher Education And Where To Go From Here, Alastair L. Canavan

New Librarianship Symposia Series: Fall 2021

The term “world music” has been used for decades as a catchall genre to describe any form of music outside of Western classical. As a byproduct of the eurocentrism pervasive throughout academia, its use furthers a bubble that others or ignores Non-Western cultures and their music. By examining the public-facing catalogs of 13 university libraries across 10 different countries to determine to what extent Non-Western music is included in their collections, how it is cataloged, and if the term “world music” is used to do so, the specific cataloging practices and norms that perpetuate a bias toward Western classical music ...


Electronic Management In University Libraries Under Corona Pandemic (Covid-19): Reality And Challenges, HANAN AHMED FARAG 2021 Mansoura University

Electronic Management In University Libraries Under Corona Pandemic (Covid-19): Reality And Challenges, Hanan Ahmed Farag

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examines the experience of libraries at Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University during the period of the Corona pandemic (COVID-19) since early March 2020. The paper reviewed the reality of libraries during the crisis and highlighted the unknown challenges posed by the epidemic to the university digital services. The paper examines how libraries have adapted electronic management to support the university’s full online teaching and learning processes since March 2020. The impact of the use of electronic management on the performance of human resources at the Deanship of Library Affairs at Imam Abdul Rahman bin Faisal University ...


Role Of National Library Of India In Preservation And Promoting Reading Habit, Jaspreet Kaur, Rupak Chakravarty 2021 Ph.D. Student, Department of Library & Information Science, Panjab University

Role Of National Library Of India In Preservation And Promoting Reading Habit, Jaspreet Kaur, Rupak Chakravarty

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study is the first of its kind in ascertaining the role that National Library plays in promoting reading habits among its users. Reading is significant for mental stimulation, developing intellectual skills, memory improvement, stress reduction. In the modern era, an era driven by technology, the upcoming generations are outrunning the reading habit. Libraries strive on reading. Libraries become more answerable to knowledge society for their role in inculcating reading habits in this scenario. National Library is also expected to deliver in this direction. The role of various sections of libraries has been discussed based on usage statistics. The paper ...


Critical Pedagogy In Library Collections: Conducting A Dei Library Audit With Student Interns, Veronica Wells, Michele Gibney, Mickel Paris 2021 University of the Pacific

Critical Pedagogy In Library Collections: Conducting A Dei Library Audit With Student Interns, Veronica Wells, Michele Gibney, Mickel Paris

University Libraries Librarian and Staff Presentations

During Spring 2021, a team of librarians and eight student interns conducted a diversity, equity, and inclusion audit of our institution’s print and ebook collection in order to examine the voices and subjects represented and to reveal diversity shortcomings. Students assisted in determining the methodology, assessing print and ebook collections, and providing recommendations on closing identified collection gaps. Librarians and students met semi-monthly to check in on the progress of the project and to discuss an article related to DEI in libraries and publishing.

Students completed a survey at the beginning, middle, and end of the project in order ...


Assessing Q&A Trends In Scholarly Communications: A Quantitative Study Of Researchgate, Subhajit Panda, Simran Kaur, Heenam Gakhar, Pooja Kumari, Rupak Chakravarty Prof 2021 Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab

Assessing Q&A Trends In Scholarly Communications: A Quantitative Study Of Researchgate, Subhajit Panda, Simran Kaur, Heenam Gakhar, Pooja Kumari, Rupak Chakravarty Prof

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study is to explore and analyse the disciplinary question and answer (Q&A) trends prevailing in the scientific social network (SCN)/scientific collaborative network (SCN) also known as an academic social network (ASN), ResearchGate (RG) and to examine the subject wise status of Q&A, content sharing trends of Q & A on RG and statistical analysis of various tests. The present study adopted a quantitative research design (Correlational as well as explanatory) to pursue the research questions and objectives for conducting the study. The data was collected from the research gate (RG) platform and 35 subjects ...


Electronic Resources Updates - 2021 Q3, Sean Kennedy, Gregg Harris, Melanie McGurr 2021 The University of Akron

Electronic Resources Updates - 2021 Q3, Sean Kennedy, Gregg Harris, Melanie Mcgurr

Electronic Resources Quarterly Updates

No abstract provided.


Biden Administration U.S. Space Force Policy Literature, Bert Chapman 2021 Purdue University

Biden Administration U.S. Space Force Policy Literature, Bert Chapman

Libraries Faculty and Staff Presentations

Provides details on U.S. Space Force policy literature produced by the Biden Administration during its first eight months. Includes announcements that the Biden Administration will continue this new armed services branch begun during the Trump Administration. Features congressional testimony of Biden Administration officials such as Secretary of Defense Lloyd Wilson and Air Force Space Command leader General James Dickinson, the text of Space Force's 2021 Digital Force Vision document, congressionally approved FY 2022 space force budget figures, congressional committee comments and report requirements contained in emerging defense spending legislation, the emergence of collaboration between Space Force and universities ...


Electronic Resource Management In A Post-Plan S World, Jill Emery, Graham Stone 2021 Portland State University

Electronic Resource Management In A Post-Plan S World, Jill Emery, Graham Stone

Library Faculty Publications and Presentations

cOAlition S and research funding policies mean open access content is no longer a "trend" but rather another consideration of content management for librarians and libraries. In 2018, the authors of this article launched a new version of TERMS (Techniques for Electronic Resources Management). TERMS 2.0 envisages a post-Plan S e-resources life cycle blending e-resources and open access content management. This article outlines how open content management can dovetail into current e-resource management tactics across six TERMS: Investigation of material, procurement and licensing of content, implementation, troubleshooting of problems, evaluation and preservation, and sustainability concerns. Lastly, we reflect on ...


Promoting A Policy For Social Media Use In Nigeria, Adetola Akanbiemu 2021 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Promoting A Policy For Social Media Use In Nigeria, Adetola Akanbiemu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The paper discusses the development and promotion of social media policy in academic libraries in Nigeria. Academic libraries are charged with the responsibility of supporting their parent organisation in achieving the institutional objectives which involve providing support for research and educational activities. Having such crucial roles to carry out, the use of social media has become a helpful tool in the delivery of services to users. Social Media has provided new opportunities for libraries and librarians in the world. In academic libraries, they are used as a powerful tool for communication by providing an excellent platform for an active and ...


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