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Patron-Driven Acquisition: An Introduction And Literature Review, Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward 2010 Purdue University

Patron-Driven Acquisition: An Introduction And Literature Review, Judith M. Nixon, Robert S. Freeman, Suzanne M. Ward

Libraries Faculty and Staff Scholarship and Research

Introductory article to the Special Issue: Patron-Driven Acquisition: Current Successes and Future Directions


Making The Most Of Your Video Collections: Trends In Patron Access And Resource Sharing, Barbara J. Bergman 2010 Minnesota State University - Mankato

Making The Most Of Your Video Collections: Trends In Patron Access And Resource Sharing, Barbara J. Bergman

Library Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Video collections have undergone many changes over the recent decades, but have library circulation policies and practices kept up? The historical model for audiovisual collections at colleges and universities has been that of a reserve collection where films were purchased at faculty request as classroom support, held in closed stacks for availability to faculty while student access was limited, and rarely was resource sharing through interlibrary loan allowed. Research showed that while this model still exists, it is no longer the only model. The purpose of this article is to discuss trends seen in policies and practices of how academic ...


Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Commercial Motorcycle Operators In Nsukka Metropolis In Enugu State, Nigeria., Helen Okpala (nee Eke) 2009 University of Nigeria,Nsukka

Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Commercial Motorcycle Operators In Nsukka Metropolis In Enugu State, Nigeria., Helen Okpala (Nee Eke)

Helen Nneka Eke-Okpala

The study sought to identify the information needs and information seeking behaviour of commercial motorcycle operators in Nsukka metropolis in Enugu State of Nigeria. Four research questions were formulated to guide the study. The study adopted a descriptive survey design and the sample comprised 400 commercial motorcycle operators out of a population of 2. 050 operators in the metropolis. Questionnaire was used to generate data for the study and the data generated were analyzed using frequency tables and percentages. The result revealed that their most important information needs are; information on how to avoid accidents, where to get the best ...


Re-Positioning Library And Information Services To Meet The Teacher Preparation Needs For Vision 20:20:20, Reuben E. Ozioko, Helen Nneka Okpala (nee Eke) Mrs 2009 University of Nigeria - Nsukka

Re-Positioning Library And Information Services To Meet The Teacher Preparation Needs For Vision 20:20:20, Reuben E. Ozioko, Helen Nneka Okpala (Nee Eke) Mrs

Helen Nneka Eke-Okpala

The paper discusses re-positioning library and information services to meet the teacher preparation needs for vision 20:20:20 in Nigeria. Vision 20:20:20 is a dream of Nigeria to be counted among the leading 20 national economy in the world by the year 2020. Education is a powerful tool for training manpower including teachers needed to actualize this dream. The paper reiterates the fact that library and information services as an essential educational support service, should be repositioned if the teacher preparation need for the vision is to be achieved. The roles of the library and information centers ...


E-Journal Usage Statistics In Collection Management Decisions: A Literature Review, Andrée J. Rathemacher 2009 University of Rhode Island

E-Journal Usage Statistics In Collection Management Decisions: A Literature Review, Andrée J. Rathemacher

Andrée J. Rathemacher

This is the author's manuscript of chapter 6 in the book Library Data: Empowering Practice and Persuasion, ed. Darby Orcutt, Libraries Unlimited, 2010. It is posted here with publisher permission.


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