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Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Road Transport Employee Association Of Nigeria (Rtean) Members, Yenagoa Branch, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu Ph.D, Cln, Mnla, Godwin Oberhiri-Orumah (Cln, Mnla) Dec 2022

Information Needs And Seeking Behaviour Of Road Transport Employee Association Of Nigeria (Rtean) Members, Yenagoa Branch, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu Ph.D, Cln, Mnla, Godwin Oberhiri-Orumah (Cln, Mnla)

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The study sought to identify the information needs and information-seeking behaviour of Road Transport Employee Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) Members in Yenagoa Branch, Bayelsa State. The specific purpose of the study was to: examine the information needs of Road Transport Employee Association of Nigeria members in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria; find out how Road Transport Employee Association of Nigeria members in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria seek for needed information; determine the problems encountered by Road Transport Employee Association of Nigeria members in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria while seeking for needed information; and proffer solutions to the determined problems of information …


Digital Devices And Digital Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Students In Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu, Choice Meniwoze Zaccheus Ms Dec 2022

Digital Devices And Digital Literacy Skills Among Library And Information Science Students In Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Abraham Tabor Etebu, Choice Meniwoze Zaccheus Ms

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The study focused on Digital Devices and Digital Literacy Skills Among Library and Information Science Undergraduate Students in Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Survey design was used. The population of the study covered the 200 and 300-level students of the Department of Library and Information Science, Niger Delta University. The sample size of the study was 165. The total enumeration sampling technique was used to determine the sample size of the study. The instrument used for data collection was a self-constructed questionnaire. Descriptive statistics were used in the analysis. The findings revealed that students of LIS, Niger …


Effect Of Academic Library Usage On Pre-Service Teachers’ Academic Achievement, Nneka Justina Eze Phd, Victoria Olasoji Omosowon Phd, Ifeoma Roseline Iketaku Phd, Claris Nnenna Eze Phd Dec 2022

Effect Of Academic Library Usage On Pre-Service Teachers’ Academic Achievement, Nneka Justina Eze Phd, Victoria Olasoji Omosowon Phd, Ifeoma Roseline Iketaku Phd, Claris Nnenna Eze Phd

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This study investigated the effect of academic library on pre-service teachers’ academic achievement. Based on the purpose of the study two research questions and two null hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. Quasi experimental design was adopted for this study. The population of the study comprised of all the pre-service teachers in the department of Arts and Social Science Education, Ebonyi State University. A sample of 67 pre-service teachers were purposively selected and used for the study. The instrument used for data collection was English Language Achievement (ELAT). The validity of the instrument was established by …


Study Of Use Of An Additional Reading Material In Swayam Mooc Platform In India And Need Of Learner Centric Personalized Adaptive Real-Time Reading Material In Moocs, Sangeeta N. Dhamdhere Dr, Vaidehi Dhamnikar Ms, Anand Gaikwad Mr Nov 2022

Study Of Use Of An Additional Reading Material In Swayam Mooc Platform In India And Need Of Learner Centric Personalized Adaptive Real-Time Reading Material In Moocs, Sangeeta N. Dhamdhere Dr, Vaidehi Dhamnikar Ms, Anand Gaikwad Mr

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Technology-based education is the need of time. National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 of India is giving freedom to reframe the present structure of higher education like syllabi and examinations and assessment in colleges. Due to the pandemic outbreak, many educational and research institutions are engaged in building the knowledge & skill-based curriculum and designing new credit-based courses, also motivating their students to attend online courses available to cope up with the recommendations of NEP. Any e-learning platform or online course has four basic components – Videos, Activities, Additional reading material, and Discussions. Additional Reading is one of the important components. …


Digital Research Proficiency In Information And Communication Technology Skills Employed By Secretarial Staff And Business Teachers In Day-To-Day Administration And Training In Secondary Schools, Honesta Chidiebere Anorue, Ogenyi Ochehe, Maureen Anayo Madu Nov 2022

Digital Research Proficiency In Information And Communication Technology Skills Employed By Secretarial Staff And Business Teachers In Day-To-Day Administration And Training In Secondary Schools, Honesta Chidiebere Anorue, Ogenyi Ochehe, Maureen Anayo Madu

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Not only does Information and Communication Technology (ICT) have the potential to increase the efficacy and efficiency of teaching and learning, it also has the potential to lessen administrative obligations. This study investigates the extent to which secretarial staff and business teachers use of digital research proficiency in information and communication technology skills in their day-to-day interactions in secondary schools in Benue State. Specifically, a descriptive survey research approach was used for this investigation.The study tested four hypotheses and answered four research questions at 0. 05 level of significance. The study's population was 53 respondents that comprised 38 business teachers …


Effect Of Edutainment Videos On Literacy Skills Acquisition Among Preschool Children. Implications For Updating Children's Audio-Visual Library, Akobi Thomas Ogbeche Dr, Chinedu Ifedi Okeke Prof. Oct 2022

Effect Of Edutainment Videos On Literacy Skills Acquisition Among Preschool Children. Implications For Updating Children's Audio-Visual Library, Akobi Thomas Ogbeche Dr, Chinedu Ifedi Okeke Prof.

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The need for the use of edutainment videos in the teaching and learning of preschool children cannot be overstated. This study therefore examined the effect of edutainment videos on literacy skills acquisition among preschool children. Implication for updating children’s audio-visual library. Two research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. The study adopted the non-equivalent pretest posttest quasi-experimental research design. The study population comprised all the nursery three preschool children in Nsukka LGA for the 2021/2022 academic year. A sample of 95 preschool children drawn through judgmental sampling technique were studied. The Literacy Skills Acquisition Test (LSAT) was the instrument …


The Existence And Innovation Of Library In Supporting Online Learning At New Normal Covid-19, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Fadhilatul Hamdani Sep 2022

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

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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 …


Challenges Of Copyright Protection In The Digital Age: The Nigerian Perspective, Albert Olu. Adetunji, Nosakhare Okuonghae Mr. Jun 2022

Challenges Of Copyright Protection In The Digital Age: The Nigerian Perspective, Albert Olu. Adetunji, Nosakhare Okuonghae Mr.

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Copyright is one of the several intellectual property rights that accrues to authors of literary and creative works at the point of creation. Several legal frameworks such as the Berne Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) and the Nigeria Copyright Act have all been enacted for the purpose of recognizing and protecting these rights both at the international and local scene. Unfortunately, with the emergence of digital age, characterized by digital technologies such the internet, scanner, digital cameras smartphones, smart televisions, e-book, social media etc., has cause strain in copyright protection due to the relative ease of replication, manipulation, reproduction …


Management Practices Adopted By Administrators Of Children Library Section Of College Of Education For Enhancing Information And Communication Technology: Implication For Policy And E-Counselling, Ifeyinwa F. Manafa Phd, Chinedu Ifedi Okeke Phd, Moses Onyemaechi Ede Phd, Amanda U. Ugwoezuonu Phd Jun 2022

Management Practices Adopted By Administrators Of Children Library Section Of College Of Education For Enhancing Information And Communication Technology: Implication For Policy And E-Counselling, Ifeyinwa F. Manafa Phd, Chinedu Ifedi Okeke Phd, Moses Onyemaechi Ede Phd, Amanda U. Ugwoezuonu Phd

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Management practices adopted by the colleges of education administrators who are primarily posted to children library section in enhancing ICT seem to be poor. The study examined the challenges associated with the management practices. We adopted a descriptive research design. A total of 73 respondents (Seven Children Library Administrators and 66 ICT officers) were used as the study sample. One instrument was used for collection of data. The respondents were administered the instrument with the help of five brief research assistants. Data analysis was completed using mean and standard deviation for research questions and z-test was used to test the …


Information Literacy Self-Efficacy And Academic Resilience Among Final Year Pre-Service School Librarians: Implications For Library Mentorship, Osita Ossai Jun 2022

Information Literacy Self-Efficacy And Academic Resilience Among Final Year Pre-Service School Librarians: Implications For Library Mentorship, Osita Ossai

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The study examined the relationship that exists between academic resilience and information literacy self-efficacy among final year pre-service school librarians in a selected University in Nigeria. This study adopted the correlational survey research design. Through multistage sampling technique, 60 final year students of Library and Information science were selected. The questionnaires such as Academic Resilience Scale (ARS) and Information Literacy Self-Efficacy Scale (ILSES) were used to collect data. Linear regression was used to test the null hypotheses. The correlation coefficient of R=0.601 shows that there was a moderate positive association between academic resilience and information literacy self-efficacy. The regression of …


Assessment Of Teachers' Perception Of The Provision, Use, And Maintenance Of Information And Communication Technology Facilities (Ict) In Ekiti State Primary School Libraries In Nigeria, Mensah Prince Osiesi, Chigozie Celestina Oke Dr, Adejimi Oluwatobi Busiyi Mr, Adenike Lucia Arulebe Mrs, Nnaemeka Chijioke Okorie Mr, Onyiye Maureen Okoh Mrs May 2022

Assessment Of Teachers' Perception Of The Provision, Use, And Maintenance Of Information And Communication Technology Facilities (Ict) In Ekiti State Primary School Libraries In Nigeria, Mensah Prince Osiesi, Chigozie Celestina Oke Dr, Adejimi Oluwatobi Busiyi Mr, Adenike Lucia Arulebe Mrs, Nnaemeka Chijioke Okorie Mr, Onyiye Maureen Okoh Mrs

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This study assessed teachers' perception of the provision, use, and maintenance of ICT facilities in Ekiti State Primary school libraries in Nigeria. The study adopted the descriptive survey research type. The population of the study comprised all public primary school teachers in Ekiti State. The multistage sampling procedure was used in selecting the sample for the study. An instrument termed "Teachers' Perception of the Provision, Utilisation, and Maintenance of ICT Facilities in Primary School Libraries Questionnaire" was used for data collection, and was validated with its reliability ascertained. The data collected were analysed using descriptive statistics (frequency counts and percentages). …


Investigating The Role Of Teacher-Librarians In Classroom Instructional Management In Enugu State, Nigeria, Elizabeth N. Ebizie P.Hd, Obiageli C. Njoku Ph.D, Charles A. Oraelosi Ph.D, Mkpoikanke S. Otu Ph.D May 2022

Investigating The Role Of Teacher-Librarians In Classroom Instructional Management In Enugu State, Nigeria, Elizabeth N. Ebizie P.Hd, Obiageli C. Njoku Ph.D, Charles A. Oraelosi Ph.D, Mkpoikanke S. Otu Ph.D

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This study was carried out to investigated the role of teacher-librarians in classroom instructional management in Enugu State, Nigeria. The descriptive survey design was adopted for the study. The sample size of the study is 1,196 teachers. The instrument used for data collection was the Classroom Management Instructional Skills for Teaching Questionnaire (CMISTQ). The reliability of the instrument was 0.79. The data collected in the study were analyzed using mean and standard deviation. The findings of the study show that the role of teacher-librarians in classroom instructional management include: working with other staff to ensure information literacy outcomes are a …


Efficacy Of Audio-Visual Aided Instruction For Improving Students’ Interest And Achievement In Stem Subjects: Implications For Library Practice, William Onu, Anthony Uchechukwu Uzoigwe, Fakolade Benjamin Ayodele, Oluwatoyin Comfort Oluwatosin, Deborah Dele May 2022

Efficacy Of Audio-Visual Aided Instruction For Improving Students’ Interest And Achievement In Stem Subjects: Implications For Library Practice, William Onu, Anthony Uchechukwu Uzoigwe, Fakolade Benjamin Ayodele, Oluwatoyin Comfort Oluwatosin, Deborah Dele

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Considering that science and technology is key to comprehending and providing solution to problems plaguing humanity, STEM education is vital to a great future. With this being so, students are encouraged to develop skills and competencies needed to become educators, innovators, researchers, and leaders in different STEM domains, who can solve the most pressing problems facing humanity, now and in the future. However, there seem to be shortage of interest from students to pursue STEM careers. In a bid contribute to raising the level of interest in STEM subjects, this study, conducted in Nsukka education zone of Enugu state, sought …


Librarians’ Perceptions, Information Technology Competencies And Use Of Cloud-Based Storage Systems In Academic Libraries In South-West Nigeria, Victoria Adeola Olukayode, Olayinka Babayemi Makinde Dr, Ibidapo Oketunji Apr 2022

Librarians’ Perceptions, Information Technology Competencies And Use Of Cloud-Based Storage Systems In Academic Libraries In South-West Nigeria, Victoria Adeola Olukayode, Olayinka Babayemi Makinde Dr, Ibidapo Oketunji

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The study investigated how perceptions and IT competencies of academic librarians influenced their use of Cloud-Based Storage (CBS) systems in libraries in South-West Nigeria. Primary data were collected from 127 academic librarians working in 11 university libraries across six Southwestern states of Nigeria. The answers from these valid copies of the questionnaire were descriptively (frequency count and percentage) and inferentially (regression statistics) analyzed using SPSS version 23. The findings revealed that the librarians had high perceptions for the use of CBS systems and also their IT competencies were on the high side. The perceptions and IT competencies of librarians significantly …


Librarian And Faculty Conversations About Information Literacy: A Pilot Study On Communication Across Disciplinary Boundaries, Carolyn B. Gamtso Apr 2022

Librarian And Faculty Conversations About Information Literacy: A Pilot Study On Communication Across Disciplinary Boundaries, Carolyn B. Gamtso

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The purpose of this pilot study is to discover how academic instruction librarians discuss the concept of information literacy with faculty colleagues outside the library and information science field; how they negotiate shared meanings of the term; and what pedagogical actions result from these conversations. The researcher interviewed a purposive, convenience sample of three early-career ILI librarians employed at private colleges in the Northeastern United States to ascertain their perspectives on the quality and nature of their conversations with faculty members about information literacy. The researcher used the theoretical framework of Etienne Wenger’s dimensions of boundary processes to interpret the …


Digital Literacy And Increased Utilization Of Higher Education E-Learning In Indonesia : A Literature Review, Heri Cahyo Bagus, Ilham M, Merlin Apriliyanti, Muhammad Yazid Apr 2022

Digital Literacy And Increased Utilization Of Higher Education E-Learning In Indonesia : A Literature Review, Heri Cahyo Bagus, Ilham M, Merlin Apriliyanti, Muhammad Yazid

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This study was conducted to determine the role of digital literacy on e-learning capabilities at UIN Sunan Ampel of Surabaya as a function of sharing information. With digital literacy, users will have extraordinary abilities to think, learn, communicate, work together, and create. Digital literacy that is important for users to have includes information literacy, media literacy, and Information and Communication Technology literacy. The digital literacy capabilities of users can be implemented in a university environment. Through digital literacy, a person can access information effectively and efficiently, evaluate information critically, and use that information more usefully. This study uses a qualitative …


Utilization Of Information And Communication Technology In Public Library Operations In Rivers State, Nigeria, Kolawole Ogunbodede, Ibisiki Bobmanuel Mr. Apr 2022

Utilization Of Information And Communication Technology In Public Library Operations In Rivers State, Nigeria, Kolawole Ogunbodede, Ibisiki Bobmanuel Mr.

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The paper examined the utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in public library services in Rivers State, Nigeria. Three (3) research questions guided this study. The researchers adopted a descriptive survey design. The sample of the study comprised 18 library staff out of a total population of 22 staff in the public library. The total enumeration sampling techniques were used for this study because the sample is not large. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire. The validity of the instrument was investigated by checking the content validity of the instrument and the instrument proved valid because the items …


An Analysis Of Preservation Methods In Nigerian Television Authority (Nta) Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu Mr., Emmanuel Uche Okwu Ph.D, Haliru Bah Haliru Apr 2022

An Analysis Of Preservation Methods In Nigerian Television Authority (Nta) Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu Mr., Emmanuel Uche Okwu Ph.D, Haliru Bah Haliru

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This study analyzed the preservation methods in Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Yenagoa. Objectives such as: identifying the types of records kept; preservation methods of records and Challenges encountered in the preservation of records in NTA Yenagoa. The population comprised of 67 records managers in the area of study, a questionnaire was used to collect the data, Descriptive statistics of frequency, and tables were used to analyze the data in line with the research objectives. Findings of the study include: Records created, used, kept, and maintained by NTA as examined were payroll, personnel, security, management meetings, sales, production, and news records; …


Providing Information Resources To Remote Clients During The Covid-19 Pandemic: The Perspective Of The Distance Education Academic Libraries, Tinyiko Vivian Dube Apr 2022

Providing Information Resources To Remote Clients During The Covid-19 Pandemic: The Perspective Of The Distance Education Academic Libraries, Tinyiko Vivian Dube

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The study aimed to determine the information resources provided to remote clients by the distance education academic libraries in Gauteng Province of South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. The positivism research paradigm anchored this paper and used the quantitative research approach. Microsoft Form was used to design the questionnaire to collect data from the academic library staff. Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) was used for data analysis. Cluster sampling was adopted as the actual number of the target population was not known. The findings revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic brought changes in the provision of information resources to …


Use Of Whatsapp Technology In Library Services: Case Study Of National Defence University Library, Islamabad, Pakistan, Abid Hussain Mar 2022

Use Of Whatsapp Technology In Library Services: Case Study Of National Defence University Library, Islamabad, Pakistan, Abid Hussain

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Abstract

Purpose

This study aimed to investigate the interest and use of WhatsApp technology among the library users of National Defence University Pakistan.

Design/methodology/approach

A questionnaire in google forms was created shared with the students of five departments of National Defence University Pakistan via email. The data were tabulated and analyzed using SPSS 22 for this paper.

Findings

This study revealed that WhatsApp is a robust and state of the art technology that could be embedded with digital library services to approach the library's patrons. This technology will help the library users getting quality services. Some technical and human resource …


Availability, Accessibility And Utilization Of Electronic Information Resources By Undergraduates Of Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria, Kehinde Mary Oyelade Mrs, Vincent Enyeribe Unegbu Prof, Madukoma Ezinwayi Madukoma Dr Mar 2022

Availability, Accessibility And Utilization Of Electronic Information Resources By Undergraduates Of Ladoke Akintola University Of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State, Nigeria, Kehinde Mary Oyelade Mrs, Vincent Enyeribe Unegbu Prof, Madukoma Ezinwayi Madukoma Dr

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The study investigates the availability, accessibility and utilization of electronic information

resources by undergraduates of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo

state, Nigeria. Survey research design was adopted for this study. A population of six thousand

three hundred and forty (6340) undergraduates were involved in the study. A total number of

Three hundred and seventeen 317 undergraduates were drawn as sample size through stratified

sampling techniques. Questionnaire was the main instrument used for data collection. Two

hundred and seventy 274 four dally filed questionnaires were received, given an overall response

rate of 86.49%. Data were collected and analyzed using …


Ict Literacy Of Vocational High School Teachers Of Construction And Property Engineering Expertise Program, Anas Arfandi, Panennungi T., Onesimus Sampebua’, Hamidah Suryani, Nahriana - Feb 2022

Ict Literacy Of Vocational High School Teachers Of Construction And Property Engineering Expertise Program, Anas Arfandi, Panennungi T., Onesimus Sampebua’, Hamidah Suryani, Nahriana -

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The purpose of the research is 1) to elaborate the understanding of ICT for vocational school teachers in the Construction and Property Engineering expertise program. 2) to describe the ICT literacy of teacher's to use technology. 3) to explain the difference the teachers' ICT literacy based on their years of service. This research was conducted at the province of South Sulawesi. Data collected and anlyzed between March – June 2021. The sample used was 75 respondents. The result of the study explain the understanding of SMK teachers about ICT is quite good, most of them needs to be improved. The …


Utilization Of Library Resources For Academic Activeness Among Undergraduate Students In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, Mercy Ifunanya Ani Phd, David Onyeamaechi Ekeh Phd, Chuks Marcel Ezemoyih Phd, Catherine Mbana Okpara, Ogochukwu Faith Igu, Chidiebere Cordelia Ojemuyide, Ifeoma Roseline Iketaku Phd, Pauline O. Nebo Phd Feb 2022

Utilization Of Library Resources For Academic Activeness Among Undergraduate Students In Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, Mercy Ifunanya Ani Phd, David Onyeamaechi Ekeh Phd, Chuks Marcel Ezemoyih Phd, Catherine Mbana Okpara, Ogochukwu Faith Igu, Chidiebere Cordelia Ojemuyide, Ifeoma Roseline Iketaku Phd, Pauline O. Nebo Phd

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The library is an important aspect of the education system which support education in general. It plays an important role in the teaching and learning process.This study examined the utilization of library resources among for academic actiiveness among undergraduate students in Nigerian tertiary institutions. The population of the study comprises all the undergraduate students in the four departments in the Faculty of Education, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State. Purposive sampling technique was employed to select 30 undergraduate students each from the four departments, making a total of one hundred and twenty (120) undergraduates in all. Four …


Metacognitive Self-Consciousness About Using Digital Libraries For Academic Writings During Covid-19 Pandemics, Dr. Azmat Farooq Ahmad Khurram, Dr. Ghulam Shabbir Feb 2022

Metacognitive Self-Consciousness About Using Digital Libraries For Academic Writings During Covid-19 Pandemics, Dr. Azmat Farooq Ahmad Khurram, Dr. Ghulam Shabbir

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COVID-19 is a highly contagious pandemic that restricted scholars to their homes and reduced academic writings since they could not reach libraries. Metacognitive Self-Consciousness is a metacognitive ability. It pertains to awareness and monitoring of thoughts. The purpose of this study was to explore Metacognitive Self-Consciousness about using digital libraries for academic writings during Covid-19 pandemics. The sampling frame consisted of two types of Ph.D. research scholars of the social sciences enrolled at public sector universities. One of them was already using digital library resources, whereas the others were not using digital library resources. The study sample consisted of forty-eight …


Evaluation Of Web Information Sources For Academic Purposes By Undergraduate Students In A Developing Country, Foluke Okocha Feb 2022

Evaluation Of Web Information Sources For Academic Purposes By Undergraduate Students In A Developing Country, Foluke Okocha

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The study examined the web information seeking behavior of undergraduate students by evaluating information sources for academic purpose on the web. Three hundred questionnaires were distributed evaluating students perceptions on information sources on the web. Descriptive analysis, One-Way ANOVA was carried out in the analysis of data using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS) software. The study revealed that relevance of the information source was a major criterion for evaluation among undergraduate students in Landmark University. It was further revealed that undergraduate students showed preference for search engines as the preferred information source medium on the web as more than …


Hot Fit Model Digital Library Evaluation At State University Of Surabaya, Mohammad Syahidul Haq, Muchlas Samani, Karwanto . Feb 2022

Hot Fit Model Digital Library Evaluation At State University Of Surabaya, Mohammad Syahidul Haq, Muchlas Samani, Karwanto .

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Digital Transformation is currently causing changes in almost all aspects of life, including academics, for example libraries that initially use conventional methods to become digital-based or often known as Digital Libraries. Efforts made by several universities in adapting to these changes are by developing digital libraries, including those carried out by the State University of Surabaya. This study aims to evaluate the implementation of a digital library at the State University of Surabaya using the HOT Fit Model Evaluation. This evaluation model defines the components in the information system as the main components to be evaluated, namely the human, organizational, …


Contents And Interactivity Of Academic Library Portals In India, Soorya M, Mohamed Haneefa K, Shivani K.T. Jan 2022

Contents And Interactivity Of Academic Library Portals In India, Soorya M, Mohamed Haneefa K, Shivani K.T.

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The main aim of this study was to analyze the contents and interactivity of academic library portals in India. The study was confined to a hundred selected academic library websites. A checklist along with a data sheet was used as the tool for data collection and Microsoft Excel was used as the tool for data analysis. The analysis revealed that the websites have an almost identical pattern of contents and interactivity. The majority of the websites used interactive applications. Facebook is the most preferred application followed by Twitter, YouTube, and LinkedIn. The websites preferred the extreme top right corner of …


Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan Jan 2022

Evaluation Of The Availability And Utilization Status Of Texts In Core Subjects In Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, Abahcham V. Owan

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The study evaluated primary texts' availability and utilisation status in core subjects (English Language, Mathematics, Social Studies and Basic Science) in primary schools’ libraries in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State. The researchers formulated six null hypotheses to guide the study. The study adopted the descriptive survey research design. The target population of this study comprised a total of 30,036 teachers and pupils, distributed across the 73 public primary schools. A proportionate stratified sampling technique was used to select 30% and 5% of the available teachers and pupils in each school, resulting in a sample of 270 respondents. …


Role Of School Libraries In Sharpening 21st Century Skills Of Students, Rajesh Patel, Anitha B. Jan 2022

Role Of School Libraries In Sharpening 21st Century Skills Of Students, Rajesh Patel, Anitha B.

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Students as the human capital need to be empowered for the socio- economic development of our country. The pace with which the world is moving accelerates the need for a proactive outlay to evolve a strong, energetic and buoyant kind of learners who can meet the challenges in life and work. The skills required for the future workforce are totally different from what our students are acquiring now. Libraries, as an integral part of our educational system, can contribute much towards skill development, especially in schools. School libraries are centres where students can develop their skills through self- paced learning …


Enhancing Children's Achievement In Basic Science Using Library Electronic Books: A Case Of Simple Repeated Evaluation, Christian Ugwuanyi Phd Jan 2022

Enhancing Children's Achievement In Basic Science Using Library Electronic Books: A Case Of Simple Repeated Evaluation, Christian Ugwuanyi Phd

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The 21st century classrooms demand a lot from both the teachers and the learners due to the technological developments and demands in teaching and learning. These days, most parents buy their children (smart/android phones, tablets, or laptops without knowing the educational benefits of these gadgets in accessing online learning materials. The 21st century technology has made the use of e-books very beneficial to the teaming population of learners who have access to the internet, but it is worrisome that there is a dearth of research on such issues in the Nigerian context. Thus, this research examined the effect …