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Online Health Information Seeking Behavior Among Iranian Pregnant Women: A Case Study, Ronak Hamzehei, Maryam Kazerani (Corresponding Author), Maryam Shekofteh, Manoochehr Karami 2018 Department of Medical Library and Information Sciences, Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Online Health Information Seeking Behavior Among Iranian Pregnant Women: A Case Study, Ronak Hamzehei, Maryam Kazerani (Corresponding Author), Maryam Shekofteh, Manoochehr Karami

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Objective: The present study aimed to investigate the health information seeking behavior, applicability and the evaluation of health information obtained from the Internet by Iranian pregnant women.

Design and setting: The present study was descriptive-survey. The study population included 196 pregnant women in different gestational months referred to hospitals with Obstetrics and Gynecology ward in Hamadan, Iran on September and October in 2016 who were selected based on stratified random sampling method. The data were collected through a researcher-made questionnaire.

Findings: Most pregnant women, while facing with pregnancy problems, seek out health information from the Internet and they often trust ...


Identifying The Components Of International Social Cataloging Sites In Users And Experts Perspective, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam 2018 Islamic Azad University, Iran

Identifying The Components Of International Social Cataloging Sites In Users And Experts Perspective, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to identify the Components of International Social Cataloging Sites in users and expert's perspective by exploring the wourlds most visited populer social cataloging sites.This is an applied research and the research method is library and descriptive scrolling. First, by reviewing the scientific literature and resources, a list consists of 14 criteria (display features, screen organization, search facilities, links, options and visual icons, text customization, user help and guidance, error messages , The possibility of interaction and feedback, user interface language, user control, template types (format), resources available on the site, the possibility ...


Analyzing The Scientific Interactions Of Islamic Azad University In The Field Of Humanities And Social Sciences Between 2010-2014, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi Lalani 2018 Islamic Azad University, Iran

Analyzing The Scientific Interactions Of Islamic Azad University In The Field Of Humanities And Social Sciences Between 2010-2014, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Zeynab Rezagholi Lalani

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

This studies aim is to analyze the scientific interactions of Islamic Azad University in the field of humanities and social sciences between 2010-2014.

method:This study uses a co-occurrence analysis method in scientometrics as well as social network analysis to investigate the interactions governing scientific cooperation networks in the field of humanities and social sciences in Islamic Azad University.

Results:the collaboration network in the field of humanities and social sciences in Islamic Azad University has the density of 0.004that Masoud Hashemi,Saeed Sadeghi and Akbar Mohammadi are the important and influential authors in collaboration network of researchers ...


Identifying Components Of International Social Cataloging Sites To Present Criteria For Native Model, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam 2018 Islamic Azad University, Iran

Identifying Components Of International Social Cataloging Sites To Present Criteria For Native Model, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The purpose of this article is to provide criteria for native model of social cataloging sites based on the world's most visited, popular social cataloging site's components. Social cataloging sites are a kind of web-based social media that allows users to interact. This is an applied research and the research method is library and descriptive scrolling. First, by reviewing the scientific literature and resources, a list consists of 14 criteria which included 73 extracted components, then finalized in Delphi and evaluated was used. The community studied also includes three social cataloging sites, which have the most visitors ...


E-Library Resources And Services: Improvement And Innovation Of Access And Retrieval For Effective Research Activities In University E-Libraries In Kogi State Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim 2018 Salem University Library Lokoja

E-Library Resources And Services: Improvement And Innovation Of Access And Retrieval For Effective Research Activities In University E-Libraries In Kogi State Nigeria, Wisdom O. Anyim

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

Purpose: The study was carried out to investigate the e-library resources and services: improvement and innovation of access and retrieval for effective research activities in university e-libraries in Kogi State Nigeria.

Design/Methodology/Approach: The descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. Six objectives and six research questions were formulated to guide the study. A total population of the study was 240 users of university e-libraries in Kogi State was studied without sample and they are 15 postgraduate students and 35 academic staff of Salem University (SU) Lokoja; 70 postgraduate students and 60 academic staff of Kogi ...


Impact Of Institutional Repositories’ On Scholarly Practices Of Scientists, Prachi Shukla Research Scholar, Dr. Naved Ahmad University Librarian 2018 Integral University

Impact Of Institutional Repositories’ On Scholarly Practices Of Scientists, Prachi Shukla Research Scholar, Dr. Naved Ahmad University Librarian

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Institutional Repositories (IRs) are established mainly to provide access to information resources which are otherwise not easily accessible in digital format. Many institutions across the world and particularly in India have successfully developed their own IRs but have not attempted to assess their importance and impact on the Users. This study conveys the findings of the survey conducted at research centric CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) laboratories of India to determine the scientists’ and research scholars’ preference for publishing their research materials; to measure the impact of IRs on their scholarly practices and to recommend future changes for ...


Newspaper Citation In Scholarly Publications: A Study On Financial Times Newspaper During 2001-2010 As Reflected In Web Of Science, Angom Jeevan Singh, Dr. S. Ravikumar 2018 NEHU

Newspaper Citation In Scholarly Publications: A Study On Financial Times Newspaper During 2001-2010 As Reflected In Web Of Science, Angom Jeevan Singh, Dr. S. Ravikumar

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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Authorship Trend And Collaborative Research In Lung Cancer: A Time Series Analysis Study, shridevi Prakash sindagi Miss, Dr Gavisiddappa Bhalappa Anandhalli Dr 2018 Akkamahadevi Women's University, Vijayapura (Formerly Karnataka State Women's University)

Authorship Trend And Collaborative Research In Lung Cancer: A Time Series Analysis Study, Shridevi Prakash Sindagi Miss, Dr Gavisiddappa Bhalappa Anandhalli Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study highlights the authorship trend and collaborative research in the area of lung cancer literature based on 93512 scholarly communications appeared in the lung cancer literature during 1997 to 2016.The study elaborates on various bibliometric components such as year wise distribution of articles, relative growth rate, doubling time, authorship pattern and collaborative coefficients. High degree of collaborative research (0.92) was found in the field of lung cancer which shows there is trend towards collaborative research. The Lotka’s distribution is well fitted and followed in the area of Lung cancer which is confirmed with K-S test. The ...


Influence Of Performance Expectancy And Facilitating Conditions On Use Of Digital Library By Engineering Lecturers In Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Saheed Hamzat, Iyabo Mabawonku 2018 University of Ibadan

Influence Of Performance Expectancy And Facilitating Conditions On Use Of Digital Library By Engineering Lecturers In Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Saheed Hamzat, Iyabo Mabawonku

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Digital library (DL) is an important information system which provides all-encompassing benefits to various stakeholders in scholarship and research through its provision of access to immediate and up-to-date information resources. The review of literature indicated low use of this system by engineering lecturers owing to system characteristics; and pay little or no attention to factors such as Performance Expectancy (PE) and Facilitating Conditions (FC) on the use of this system by engineering lecturers in universities. This study therefore investigated the influence of performance expectancy and facilitating conditions on the use of digital library by engineering lecturers in universities in South-west ...


Funding, Communication And Marketing As Correlates Of Library Service Delivery To Persons With Hearing Impairment In Nigeria, Johnson Ayodeji Akerele 2018 Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.

Funding, Communication And Marketing As Correlates Of Library Service Delivery To Persons With Hearing Impairment In Nigeria, Johnson Ayodeji Akerele

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study investigated the extent to which funding, communication and marketing predict library service delivery to Persons With Hearing Impairment, PWHI, in Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted. Two states were randomly selected from each of North-Central, North-West, South-South and South-West geo-political zones. They are the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, Niger State, Kaduna State, Kebbi State, Edo State, Delta State, Oyo State and Ondo State respectively. FCT was considered a state in the study because, it has a standard facility for the research. One school of the deaf with standard library was randomly selected from each of the ...


Public Libraries As Conduits For Indigenous Knowledge In South Africa, Maned Mhlongo, Patrick Ngulube 2018 Department of Information Science, University of South Africa

Public Libraries As Conduits For Indigenous Knowledge In South Africa, Maned Mhlongo, Patrick Ngulube

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The dearth of indigenous knowledge (IK) in libraries in general and in South Africa in particular is cause for concern as the situation can lead to its demise. Awareness of the usefulness of IK in various aspects of community life is well documented. It is imperative that public libraries, as gateways to information and knowledge should be at the forefront of facilitating access to all knowledge, including IK. The article explores how public libraries in South Africa can facilitate access to indigenous knowledge. Data for this multiple case study was collected through semi-structured interviews with directors of provincial library services ...


Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye 2018 University of oulu

Evaluation Of Nigeria Universities Websites Quality: A Comparative Analysis, Sunday Adewale Olaleye, Ismaila Temitayo Sanusi, Dandison C. Ukpabi, Adekunle Okunoye

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The use and continuous use of the website in the developed countries universities are predominant, and the developing countries universities are heightening their effort in the aspect of education technology. The reason why one university website is better than the other concerning quality and accessibility is the focus of this study and this prompt evaluation of 141 Universities in Nigeria across the Federal, State, and the Private ownership. We opted for a hybrid approach to cover the gap in the previous studies. WebQual and SITEQUAL as a framework is adopted based on the web analytical tools. The study contributes theoretically ...


Arkadelphia Post Office Records, Wesley Oliver 2018 Ouachita Baptist University

Arkadelphia Post Office Records, Wesley Oliver

Guides and Finding Aids

The original Clark County post office was established at the home of pioneer Jacob Barkman along the Caddo River in the early nineteenth century. Arkadelphia became the hub of Clark County's postal service after it became the county seat in the 1840s. In 1916, work began on a new post office in downtown Arkadelphia on Sixth Street, and the structure was completed in 1918. In 1963 work began on another new post office which was completed in 1965. The 1918 post office building currently houses a sporting goods store.

Allen B. Syler (1926-2002) donated this collection. After serving in ...


Lasting Experiences: Taking Galleries From Glass Cases To Online Access Repositories, Joseph J. Shankweiler, Todd J. Seguin 2018 Western Kentucky University

Lasting Experiences: Taking Galleries From Glass Cases To Online Access Repositories, Joseph J. Shankweiler, Todd J. Seguin

DLTS Faculty Publications

This chapter outlines the process of creating a permanent online presence from a curated gallery exhibition. Creating an open access version of the exhibition on an institution’s repository preserves the experience for the future and extends its engagement to a growing online community of students, interested community members, and others beyond campus. Through the use of video and audio, as well as images and documents, we strive to create an equally engaging experience for those who are unable to attend the original installation in person. The permanent online exhibit thus extends learning opportunities and preserves important scholarly work that ...


Unl Libraries Deposit Programs, DeeAnn Allison, Mary Ellen Ducey, Linnea Fredrickson, Sue A. Gardner, Blake Graham, Richard Graham, Margaret Mering, Traci Robison, Paul Royster, Jennifer L. Thoegersen, John Wiese, Harriet Wintermute 2018 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Unl Libraries Deposit Programs, Deeann Allison, Mary Ellen Ducey, Linnea Fredrickson, Sue A. Gardner, Blake Graham, Richard Graham, Margaret Mering, Traci Robison, Paul Royster, Jennifer L. Thoegersen, John Wiese, Harriet Wintermute

Collection Development Policies -- UNL Libraries

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries offers several avenues for preserving and providing access to digital and physical research materials. This document outlines the four main avenues for depositing materials with UNL Libraries. Although there are separate repositories with specific missions—Archives & Special Collections, DigitalCommons@University of Nebraska–Lincoln, UNL Data Repository, and UNL Image & Multimedia Collections—all work together toward the goal of preserving the intellectual and creative output of the university and to make our contributions discoverable to state, national, and international communities. This document describes the operations of each repository. The Libraries policy is to publish, or ...


Making Usage Stats Usable: Evaluating Usage Stat Tools And Maximizing Excel/Pivot Tables, Alie Visser, Melissa Seelye, Samuel Cassady, Debbie Collard 2018 Western University

Making Usage Stats Usable: Evaluating Usage Stat Tools And Maximizing Excel/Pivot Tables, Alie Visser, Melissa Seelye, Samuel Cassady, Debbie Collard

Western Libraries Presentations

This presentation outlines the results of an environmental scan about usage statistic solutions available to libraries, and provides the experience of implementing both vendor-based and home-grown tools.


African Americans In Times Of War, Auburn University 2018 Minnesota State University, Mankato

African Americans In Times Of War, Auburn University

Ethnic History

Bibliography and photograph of a display of government documents from Auburn University Libraries.


Open Access Religious Journals - An Analytical Study Of The Doaj, Fayaz Ahmad Loan Dr., Jahangeer Iqbal Quraishi Mr., Refhat-un-Nisa Ms., Wasim Hussain Mr. 2018 University of Kashmir (J&K), India

Open Access Religious Journals - An Analytical Study Of The Doaj, Fayaz Ahmad Loan Dr., Jahangeer Iqbal Quraishi Mr., Refhat-Un-Nisa Ms., Wasim Hussain Mr.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The main purpose of the paper is to study the publishing trends of the open access religious journals available in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The data were collected online from the Directory of Open Access Journals and quantitative method was applied for data analysis. The data were collected in December 2017 and later presented in tabular forms to reveal the findings. The findings show that 119 religious journals are registered in the DOAJ, published from the 27 countries by 114 publishing agencies in 14 languages. The maximum number of journals (21, 17.65%) is published from Indonesia ...


2018 State Of The Library, Jennifer Nutefall, Nicole Branch, Rice Majors 2018 Santa Clara University

2018 State Of The Library, Jennifer Nutefall, Nicole Branch, Rice Majors

State of the Library

Agenda

Jennifer Nutefall, University Librarian

  • Budget
  • Strategic Plan Accomplishments
  • Undergraduate Diversity Fellowship

Nicole Branch, Associate University Librarian for Learning and Engagement

  • Space renovations
  • Assessment highlights
  • Information literacy program

Rice Majors, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Scholarly Communication

  • Collections philosophy
  • Collections & Access budget
  • Collections assessment initiatives
  • Highlights from Archives & Special Collections


Expectations On Library Services, Library Quality (Libqual) Dimension And Library Customer Satisfaction: Relationship To Customer Loyalty, ARLYN SELGA CRISTOBAL 2018 University of Saint Louis Tuguegarao City Philippines

Expectations On Library Services, Library Quality (Libqual) Dimension And Library Customer Satisfaction: Relationship To Customer Loyalty, Arlyn Selga Cristobal

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examined the library users’ minimum acceptable, desired, and actual observed service performance level of the University of Saint Louis (USL) College Library along the four service quality dimensions: access to information (AI), affect of service (AS), library as place (LP) and information control (IC). It also sought to determine the interrelationships of library service quality, satisfaction with library services, and loyalty to library and its services. This study utilized a questionnaire ased on (a) the LIbQUAL™ 2003 by the Academic and Research Libraries (ARL) and Texas A&M University Libraries; (b) satisfaction on library services; and (c) loyalty measures. It was ...


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