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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 Universities …


If Not A Transformative Agreement, Then What? Nine Questions And Answers About An Alternative, Arthur J. Boston 2023 Murray State University

If Not A Transformative Agreement, Then What? Nine Questions And Answers About An Alternative, Arthur J. Boston

Faculty & Staff Research and Creative Activity

Librarians are increasingly coming to agree that the scholarly record should be open and available to anyone who seeks it without financial barriers. But the topic gets murkier when we ask the question: how. How do we open the full scholarly record? One of the swiftest ways to get a mass amount of scholarly articles opened up in a short period of time is through Transformative Agreements (TA). TAs can be attractive offerings to institutions with a need or a desire to make their scholarly output open.

It is likely someone in your library has been asked by a …


Understanding The Importance Of Creativity Towards Psychological Safety In The Library Workplace, Jennifer Hopwood Ed.D. 2023 San José State University

Understanding The Importance Of Creativity Towards Psychological Safety In The Library Workplace, Jennifer Hopwood Ed.D.

School of Information Student Research Journal

Employee Engagement is one of the leading factors toward organizational success. Happier employees are engaged employees. However, employees cannot reach engagement unless there are feelings of psychological safety. One tool that libraries can utilize to increase the engagement of their staff is to invest in opportunities for workplace creativity.


Professionalism In Lis: A Blend Of Theory And Practical Application, Amber Passey 2023 San Jose State University

Professionalism In Lis: A Blend Of Theory And Practical Application, Amber Passey

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Reading Images With A Critical Eye: Teaching Strategies For Academic Librarians, Dana Statton Thompson, Stephanie Beene 2023 University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Reading Images With A Critical Eye: Teaching Strategies For Academic Librarians, Dana Statton Thompson, Stephanie Beene

University Libraries & Learning Sciences Faculty and Staff Publications

From childhood on, we are taught how to read words on a printed page or, increasingly, on a screen. Reading text is also heavily reinforced across subjects throughout higher education. However, when it comes to instruction in visual information, such as charts, graphs, infographics, memes, or photographs, the same emphasis is not applied. (For the purposes of this chapter, we use the terms “visual information,” “images,” and “visual media” interchangeably to mean one or more of the various visual media with or without sound). By the time students enter college, they are underprepared to interpret images, let alone analyze, describe, …


Modeling Collaborative Research Practices With Zotero, Julian Kilker 2023 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Modeling Collaborative Research Practices With Zotero, Julian Kilker

UNLV Best Teaching Practices Expo

The early stages of research when students explore topics and evaluate resources are critical. Yet researchers can be overwhelmed by evaluating sources, organizing resources and notes, and working with collaborators. During these stages it is particularly important to model meaningful research relationships to support student success. I address these challenges by having students explore Zotero, a free “research assistant” application and web portal, as they work on structured research assignments. While Zotero is known as a powerful citation manager, my practice focuses on its features that are most relevant to storing, organizing, and sharing resources while working on both informal …


Vcu And The Virginia Course Materials Survey, Jessica Kirschner 2023 Virginia Commonwealth University

Vcu And The Virginia Course Materials Survey, Jessica Kirschner

Open and Affordable Course Content at VCU

In Fall 2021, VIVA, Virginia’s Academic Library Consortium, distributed the Virginia Course Materials Survey to a selection of students at Virginia higher education institutions. The survey hoped to explore:

  1. The relationship between educational equity and textbook costs, and

  2. Which textbook features most benefited students’ learning experiences.

This report presents the results from this survey, focused on Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). Included is an executive summary, full report, and data set for the VCU summary level data, available as percentages, and select student quotes from the free response.


Frequently Asked Questions: 2022 Public Access Policy Guidance, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy 2022 University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Frequently Asked Questions: 2022 Public Access Policy Guidance, White House Office Of Science And Technology Policy

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

Includes a list of frequently asked questions and answers for the 2022 White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) Public Access Policy guidance, including answering questions such as "What is meant by public access to federally funded research?" and "What impact will the policy guidance have on specific business models for scholarly publishing?"


The Winter Issue 2022, Margaret Rodriguez, Patrick Regan, Rori Holford, Lara Taylor 2022 University of Southern Mississippi

The Winter Issue 2022, Margaret Rodriguez, Patrick Regan, Rori Holford, Lara Taylor

Fonds and Feathers

This winter issue is the first issue of Fonds and Feathers, a newsletter of the Southern Miss Student Archivists. It was edited and contributed by Margaret Rodriguez, Rori Holford, Lara Taylor, and Patrick Regan. Dr. Jeff Hirschy is the faculty advisor.


Serving What’S Served: A Survey Of Scholarly Dishonesty And Plagiarism Awareness Of Research Scholars Of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Manoj Kumar Pant Mr., Udita Negi Mrs 2022 Manoj Kumar Pant

Serving What’S Served: A Survey Of Scholarly Dishonesty And Plagiarism Awareness Of Research Scholars Of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, Manoj Kumar Pant Mr., Udita Negi Mrs

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The present study is inclined towards identifying the cause and awareness of the scholarly community in institutes of higher education toward the issue of academic dishonesty. A questionnaire was distributed to research scholars pertaining to the faculty of science and social science of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. The results show that the students are aware of the issue of plagiarism and academic dishonesty. However, due to lack of encouragement to be fair and thorough system they do not consider it to be a big challenge. The author recommends mission mode action for awareness of students and faculty towards the …


Information Needs And Seeking Pattern Of Children In Public Libraries: A Case Study Of Kwara State Library, Nigeria, Ronke Oyetunji, Michael Chinweike Chigbundu, David Azeez Olokode 2022 Methodist Theological Institute

Information Needs And Seeking Pattern Of Children In Public Libraries: A Case Study Of Kwara State Library, Nigeria, Ronke Oyetunji, Michael Chinweike Chigbundu, David Azeez Olokode

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The continuous advancement of children in sizes and knowledge, influences their curiosity and need for information which in turn precedes their information seeking patterns. The Children’s section in public libraries saddled with the responsibilities of meeting the information needs of children ensures that there are adequate information resources available for children. This study was carried out in Kwara State Library, Nigeria, with the aim of identifying the information seeking patterns and needs of children in Kwara State Library. To achieve this aim, four objectives were formulated. Which are; to identify the sources of information available to children in Kwara state …


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) 2022 Niger Delta University

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)

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 2022 Niger Delta University

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

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

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 …


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

Digitalcommons@Cedarville Statistical Report For November 2022, Cedarville University

DigitalCommons@Cedarville Monthly Reports

No abstract provided.


December 2022 Table Of Contents Newsletter - Scholarly Communication, Victoria Peters, Kayla Birt Flegal 2022 DePauw University

December 2022 Table Of Contents Newsletter - Scholarly Communication, Victoria Peters, Kayla Birt Flegal

Table of Contents Newsletter

This month's DePauw University Libraries newsletter surrounds the service of Scholarly Communication. We feature the library's open access statement, open access publishing, and meet the Scholarly Communication and Resource Services Librarian, Victoria Peters.


Research Data Management Policy & Organizational Compliance: An Exploratory Study In The Academic Context, Monica Inez Ihli 2022 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Research Data Management Policy & Organizational Compliance: An Exploratory Study In The Academic Context, Monica Inez Ihli

Doctoral Dissertations

Research data management (RDM) describes a broad array of processes and activities aimed at ensuring that data are documented, organized, findable, and preserved for future access. In January 2023, the National Institutes of Health will begin enforcing the strictest data management requirements of a U.S. federal agency to date, including potential consequences for organizations whose researchers fail to demonstrate compliance with commitments to data management and sharing. This dissertation makes two major assessment-based contributions in support of organizational preparedness for policy compliance. First, it reports the results of a pilot study at a high research institution for a survey instrument, …


Retrospective And Prospective Study Of The Evolution Of Apc Costs And Electronic Subscriptions For French Institutions, Antoine Blanchard, Diane Thierry, Maurits van der Graaf 2022 Datactivist

Retrospective And Prospective Study Of The Evolution Of Apc Costs And Electronic Subscriptions For French Institutions, Antoine Blanchard, Diane Thierry, Maurits Van Der Graaf

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

French Résultats principaux

Coûts 2020

  • Dépenses d'abonnement aux périodiques électroniques en 2020: 87,5 M€
  • Coûts des APC en 2020: 30,1 M€

Coûts prédits sous l'hypothèse d'une évolution à l'identique des tendances observées:

  • Dépenses d'abonnement aux périodiques électroniques en 2030: 97,5 M€
  • Coûts des APC en 2030: 50,6 M€

Coûts prédits dans un scenario d'accélération vers le gold OA:

  • Coûts des APC en 2030: 68,7 M€

Coûts prédits dans un scenario de hausse du libre accès green et transition du libre accès hybride vers gold:

  • Coûts des APC en 2030: 38,5 M€

Coûts prédits pour 90% d'articles d'auteurs correspondants affiliés en …


Digitalcommons: Imsa’S Institutional Portfolio - Lead Facilitator Meeting, Raven McKelvin '24, Jean Bigger 2022 Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Digitalcommons: Imsa’S Institutional Portfolio - Lead Facilitator Meeting, Raven Mckelvin '24, Jean Bigger

DigitalCommons: Resources for IMSA Students

No abstract provided.


An Assessment Of Networking And Resource Sharing In Federal University Libraries In Nigeria, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO 2022 ALEX EKWUEME FEDERAL UNIVERSITY NDUFU - ALIKE, IKWO,

An Assessment Of Networking And Resource Sharing In Federal University Libraries In Nigeria, Emmanuel Chidiadi Onwubiko

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

No library today can boast of having it all to satisfy all the vital needs and demands of her clientele without recourse to some forms of collaborative assistance or the other. This study so to speak is an assessment of networking and resource sharing in federal university libraries in Nigeria. The study was guided by four research objectives and questions respectively with a population sample of 86 librarians purposively derived from 43 federal university libraries. The major instrument used for data collection for the study was a 34-item modified Likert scale questionnaire while the data collected were analyzed using frequency …


Rewards And Recognition Of Librarians Job Performance In Some Selected University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Ngozi Vera Okonoko, Dika Sunday Ikhimeakhu, Ozioma Precious Amadi 2022 University of Delta, Agbor-Nigeria

Rewards And Recognition Of Librarians Job Performance In Some Selected University Libraries In South-South, Nigeria, Ngozi Vera Okonoko, Dika Sunday Ikhimeakhu, Ozioma Precious Amadi

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates the rewards and recognition of librarian’s job performance in some selected university libraries in South-South, Nigeria. A descriptive survey method was adopted for the study. Two research questions were formulated to guide the study. The population of the study consists of 112 librarians in some selected university libraries in South- South Nigeria. A total of 112 copies of the questionnaire were distributed and 101 copies of the questionnaire were retrieved using descriptive statistics mean and percentage mean score of 2.5 and above and percentage score of 50% were considered as acceptable. The study revealed that rewards and …


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