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Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, HARUNA ABU, CHINNWE JOSEPHINE OKARFOR 2023 COURT OF APPEAL, EKITI DIVISION, NIGERIA

Influence Of Information And Communication Technology (Ict) Use On Staff Job Performance In University Libraries In Benue State, Nigeria, Haruna Abu, Chinnwe Josephine Okarfor

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the influence of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on staff job performance in University libraries in Benue State, Nigeria. Three specific objectives with corresponding research questions guided the study and six hypotheses were formulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance. The study adopted a survey research design. The target population for this study is the entire 241 library staff made up of professional and non-professional library staff in the three university libraries in Benue State. Since the population was not large, the study made use of all the 241 library staff in the three ...


The Existence And Innovation Of Library In Supporting Online Learning At New Normal Covid-19, Lolytasari Lolytasari, Fadhilatul Hamdani 2022 Syarif Hidayatullah Islamic University (UIN) of Jakarta

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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 ...


Research Competence Of Postgraduate Students In Library Schools In South-West, Nigeria., Oluwaseyi Esther Afolabi, Opeyem Ebenezer Afolabi, Marcus Oladotun Aragbaye 2022 Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State, Nigeria

Research Competence Of Postgraduate Students In Library Schools In South-West, Nigeria., Oluwaseyi Esther Afolabi, Opeyem Ebenezer Afolabi, Marcus Oladotun Aragbaye

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Research is an activity that brings about new discoveries and in order to perform it, competence is required. However, studies on research competence are a seldom area that needs more attention. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to investigate the research competence of postgraduate students in library schools in South-west, Nigeria. The peculiarity of this study is that research competence was sub-divided into three (3) different areas comprising: research knowledge, research skills, and research attitude. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The study covered one hundred and sixty-one (161) library and information science postgraduate students in ...


Computer Mediated Communication Technologies (Cmct) And Librarian’S Interactions With Users For Effective Service Delivery In Delta State University Library, Emmanuel Okwu PhD, Diseiye Oyighan CLN 2022 Dame Patience Goodluck Automated Library, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education

Computer Mediated Communication Technologies (Cmct) And Librarian’S Interactions With Users For Effective Service Delivery In Delta State University Library, Emmanuel Okwu Phd, Diseiye Oyighan Cln

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Abstract

The study examined Computer Mediated Communication Technologies (CMCT) and Librarian’s Interaction with Users for Effective Service Delivery in Delta State University Library. The purpose was to identify the relationship between CMCT and librarian’s interaction with users for effective service delivery. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. The population of the study comprised the total of 56 staff working in the university library (library assistant, library officers and librarians). Census sampling was used to sample the entire population because of its manageable size. Questionnaire served as the primary instrument. Out of 56 copies of questionnaire administered 46 ...


Disaster Control Practices By Librarians For Enhanced Preservation Of Information Resources In Academic Libraries In Bauchi State, Nigeria, Suleiman Abdullahi, Kabir Ibrahim Mr, Mustapha Haruna Dr 2022 Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi.

Disaster Control Practices By Librarians For Enhanced Preservation Of Information Resources In Academic Libraries In Bauchi State, Nigeria, Suleiman Abdullahi, Kabir Ibrahim Mr, Mustapha Haruna Dr

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The objective of the study is to determine the types of disaster control practices by librarians in academic libraries in Bauchi state, Nigeria. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for this study. The study covers academic libraries in Bauchi state, Nigeria. Questionnaires were used to elicit data from the respondents. The population of the study comprises 70 librarians in the academic libraries covered in the area of study. The researchers employed the total enumeration sampling technique which involves studying the entire respondents. 70 copies of the questionnaires were distributed to the respondents; 65 copies of the Questionnaire were retrieved representing ...


Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Lecturers In Edo State College Of Nursing Sciences (Edocns), Peace osemudiamen Eromosele CLN, Progress Erikume CLN, Jemilah Odufua Muhammed 2022 Edo state College of Nursing Sciences.

Information Needs And Information Seeking Behaviour Of Lecturers In Edo State College Of Nursing Sciences (Edocns), Peace Osemudiamen Eromosele Cln, Progress Erikume Cln, Jemilah Odufua Muhammed

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study explored Information needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Lecturers in Edo State College of Nursing Sciences (Edocns). The study was guided by four objectives Descriptive survey was used. The population of the study was the 46 Lecturers in Edo State College of Nursing Sciences (Edocns). No sample size due to the small population. Closed ended Questionnaire was used in data collection which included a four likert scale (4-1). 46 copies of the questionnaire were administered, 41 were filled, returned and found usable representing 89.1% response rate. Percentage and Means were used in data analysis. The study established ...


Letters For Change: A Scalable Approach For Student Oer Advocacy, Janelle Wertzberger, Theodore Szpakowski 2022 Gettysburg College

Letters For Change: A Scalable Approach For Student Oer Advocacy, Janelle Wertzberger, Theodore Szpakowski

All Musselman Library Staff Works

Learn about a library-led activity designed to empower undergraduate students to advocate for OER at the course level. The exercise helps students research alternative materials and invites them to write a letter to a professor suggesting replacement of commercial course materials with zero-cost or affordable materials.

The Gettysburg College Library offers a one-semester career exploration in which undergraduate interns learn about all facets of academic library work. A key goal for the Scholarly Communications department’s contribution is for students to understand the current landscape of textbook publishing, including OER, affordable alternatives, and publisher-led initiatives, in order to effectively advocate ...


Library Usage Statistics (2018-2020): A Prerequisite For Evaluating Information Service Delivery In Nyong Essien Library, University Of Uyo, Nigeria, Daniel Aniekan Aloysius, Eno Richard Torosco 2022 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Library Usage Statistics (2018-2020): A Prerequisite For Evaluating Information Service Delivery In Nyong Essien Library, University Of Uyo, Nigeria, Daniel Aniekan Aloysius, Eno Richard Torosco

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This study examined library usage statistics (2018-2020): a prerequisite for evaluating information service delivery in Nyong Essien library, University of Uyo, Nigeria. Four research questions were raised to guide the study. Historical research design was employed. Record sheets which comprised Head Counts and number of consulted information sources in serials, reference and e-resource from 2018-2020 academic sessions were used by the researchers. All records were purposively sampled. The instrument for data collection was records of users in the Readers and E-resources. The records were face validated by the researchers. Frequency distribution and histogram were used to analyzed the research questions ...


Influence Of The Use Of Library Resources And Services On Postgraduate Students Research In Two Nigerian Universities, EFFIOWAN ELIZABETH EKONG Mrs, KUBURAT OLAYINKA OGUNODE Mrs 2022 University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Influence Of The Use Of Library Resources And Services On Postgraduate Students Research In Two Nigerian Universities, Effiowan Elizabeth Ekong Mrs, Kuburat Olayinka Ogunode Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigated the library services and use of information resources as influencing factors on effective research by postgraduate students in two Nigerian Universities. The study adopted a descriptive survey designed, questionnaire was used for the data collection. A total of 250 questionnaire were distributed across the two universities using the simple random sampling technique while 216 copies retrieved were used for the analysis. The study observed that factors influencing library use have a negative and significant association (r = -0.248, n =142, p< 0.05) with challenges faced when using the library and a positive significant association (r = 0.256, n = 139, p < 0.05) with postgraduate students use of university library. The study also found out that postgraduate students use of university library have a positive and insignificant relationship ( = 0.042, 0.378, p> 0.05) with intensity of library information resources but show a positive and significant relationship ( 0 ...


Implementation And Design Of E-Library System Using Qr Code And Smart Mobile Phone, Dheeraj Singh Negi 2022 Lingayas Vidayapeeth

Implementation And Design Of E-Library System Using Qr Code And Smart Mobile Phone, Dheeraj Singh Negi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper has been show that E-library system using the QR Code and smart mobile phone implementation and design of Library digital system. In this study we found the QR code is very useful of library services and Digitization. QR code easily scan to document like a books, Journals , Library website, Library Blog, Marketing of product etc. It’s very important Technology for Library automation and networking. Library staff is easily use this technology for Quick Time and user satisfaction.”


Students' Information Literacy Skills: A Study From Lahore Leads University, Lahore, Pakistan., Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan, Ashina Sadiq 2022 NCBA&E

Students' Information Literacy Skills: A Study From Lahore Leads University, Lahore, Pakistan., Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan, Ashina Sadiq

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

Aim: The goal of this study is to measure the level of information literacy among students at Lahore Leads University.

Approach/ Design /Methodology: A survey method was employed to acquire pertinent data from the community. The participants were current Lahore Leads University students who represented the conditions and environment on the Lahore Leads University campus. The sample of 200 university students was chosen using a standard random sampling method. I created and managed a questionnaire by myself. As a result, the information gathered was assessed.

Findings:-Most students could not search and use the catalogue, select information sources, select relevant ...


Private University Library Websites In Dhaka, Bangladesh: An Analysis Of Contents And Features, Md. Abdul Hakim Shah 2022 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Private University Library Websites In Dhaka, Bangladesh: An Analysis Of Contents And Features, Md. Abdul Hakim Shah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The purpose of the study is to explore the present status, contents, and features that are used for user communication of private university library websites (PULW) in Dhaka city, Bangladesh. To ensure representativeness, purposively select twenty-two (22) private university libraries that have dedicated websites. A checklist contained sixty-one (61) items divided into ten (10) categories, and interview methods were followed for authenticity and reliability of data. The result of this study has been presented in tabular and figurative forms. The study found that the trend of websites that began a few years ago will become a driving force for library ...


Organizational Climate And Its Implication On Engagement Of Staff: A Library Perspective, Ngozi Ogechukwu Nwogwugwu, Ngozi Uzodike, Chike Nwosu 2022 Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Organizational Climate And Its Implication On Engagement Of Staff: A Library Perspective, Ngozi Ogechukwu Nwogwugwu, Ngozi Uzodike, Chike Nwosu

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

ABSTRACT

Purpose: this work examined the place of OC in determining employees’ engagement in the libraries of publicly owned universities in Anambra State. Specifically, the study ascertained the nexus between Support Climate and Vigour in the studied institutions.

Design/methodology/approach: survey research design was deployed for the study which was carried out in Anambra State, Nigeria. The population of the study consisted of 107 Library Staff in Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State. A complete enumeration method was deployed to capture all the opinions of the respondents. The data collection was done through a structured ...


Library And Information Science (Lis) Education In The 21st Century: Emerging Skills For A Changing World, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo 2022 Adeyemi College Education,Ondo

Library And Information Science (Lis) Education In The 21st Century: Emerging Skills For A Changing World, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The LIS professionals are the bridge between information resources and the readers because of the skill they possessed. In the library, resources are acquired and processed based on rules and regulations of the profession. And these rules and regulations do not come in rosy way. They are acquired from the academic world where the skills are being taught, to handle library information resources in a way that users can easily access them. The core skills traditionally associated with library/ information science include information handling skills - cataloguing, classification, indexing, enquiry work and user education training skills with facilitating skills and evaluation ...


Open Access Publishing Biases Oer, Chelsee Dickson, Christina Holm 2022 Kennesaw State University

Open Access Publishing Biases Oer, Chelsee Dickson, Christina Holm

OER Textbook Collection

Academic publishing processes are shaped by the ways in which scholars within the field review and evaluate the work of their peers. In an ideal world, these methods would simply promote the publication of the best forms of research without prejudice or subjectivity. In reality, issues such as Knobloch-Westerwick, Glynn, and Huge’s Matilda effect, Merton’s Matthew effect, Blank’s institution bias, and Robert’s and Verhoef’s gender bias shape the ways that scholarly inquiry are evaluated.

Knowing that the peer review process can introduce issues of bias, what then of other aspects of the publishing cycle? For ...


Anatomy Of Creative Commons Licenses, Shannon M. Smith 2022 Boise State University

Anatomy Of Creative Commons Licenses, Shannon M. Smith

ScholarWorks Publications

This flyer provided a break down of the various aspects of Creative Commons licenses, how they function, and why they matter.


Repository Additions, July 2022, Cedarville University 2022 Cedarville University

Repository Additions, July 2022, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

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Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For July 2022, Cedarville University 2022 Cedarville University

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For July 2022, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

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North Carolina: Land Of Water, Land Of Sky, Linh Uong 2022 University of North Georgia

North Carolina: Land Of Water, Land Of Sky, Linh Uong

The Southeastern Librarian

Bland Simpson Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021 ISBN: 9781469665832 240 p. $37.00 (Hbk)


The Sum Of Trifles, Christopher Andrews 2022 University of North Georgia

The Sum Of Trifles, Christopher Andrews

The Southeastern Librarian

Julia Ridley Smith Atlanta: University of Georgia Press, 2021 ISBN: 9780820360416 256 p. $22.95 (Pbk)


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