Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
Start Year: 2009
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DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0601[Article Number: FC733EB61220]
This study discusses the importance of collection development in libraries. Various factors have to be taken into consideration while developing a qualitative collection for the benefit of the users. These factors include policies, principles, techniques and procedures, problems associated with collection/ development and weeding out as well. It is equally important to evaluate the collections to assess its use and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2016.0720[Article Number: BBC267B60723]
This paper proposes a theoretical approach to the development and implementation of an entrepreneurship curriculum in LIS. It observes that the introduction of entrepreneurship education in Nigerian universities following a Presidential directive in 2004 was a laudable step even as facilities for skills acquisition are generally lacking in most institutions. Following the laudable intentions of the general studies... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2016.0708[Article Number: DB430E560727]
The study investigates the effect of English Language proficiency on student's performance in cataloguing and classification courses in polytechnic-based library schools in Nigeria. This is against the background of the phobia the students have for cataloguing and classification. Descriptive survey method was adopted while a questionnaire, English Language proficiency test and cataloguing and classification test... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2016.0661[Article Number: EDA538460566]
Bradford’s law is about scattering of literature in different information sources on a narrow subject. The present paper aims at analysing the research output performance of botany literature. Citation analysis of all the journal articles published in the Botany literature was covered in Web of Science (on-line version database) for the period of 2005-2014. A total of 12051 references were cited in 1183 articles... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0579[Article Number: 4B9E67159998]
Considering the need for peace in the world of today and the ill effects of conflicts, this study delved into the contributions of libraries towards conflict resolution of major communal conflicts in South-East Nigeria. The main objective of the study was to find out different library and information services, resources, programmes and other media provided and utilized by the libraries towards conflict resolution; the... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0587[Article Number: BD6980358094]
Agricultural extension programmes play significant role towards achieving sustainable Agricultural growth. This they can achieve by all managers having adequate information provided by MIS to make effective decisions. This study examines the MIS channels for effective information provision to managers of agricultural extension programmes in Ahmadu Bello University. An interview guide was administered and used as a focus... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0626[Article Number: F74779A57215]
The purpose of this study is to examine the reasons for the development of Library and Information Science (LIS) education in Kenya, challenges that LIS education has been facing and suggestions for solutions to these challenges are given. The methodology used was literature survey, questionnaires to founding members of staff of the oldest schools of LIS education, authors’ experiences with and exposures of LIS... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0637[Article Number: A56E2B356618]
Bibliometric analysis of PubMed publications is aquantitative indicator for research productivity of scientific institutions. The current study aimed to quantitatively analyze and compare the research publications productivity of the Egyptian faculties of veterinary medicine published between 2000 and 2014 in PubMed-indexed journals. Egyptian faculties of veterinary medicine produced together 710 articles. ... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2014.0492[Article Number: 69CE02056069]
Traditional models of libraries offering information services are not working for current generation of students. Thecurrent generation of library users can be termed as‘digital natives’. These digital natives have grown up in an environment surrounded by rapidly evolving technologies. This means that today’s academic library users think about technology and information differently than previous... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0584[Article Number: C3192D155901]
The literature on bibliometrics published by Colombian and foreign authors who selected Colombian academic journals or events held in the country to communicate their findings is analyzed. The publications by Colombian researchers published abroad were also collected and analyzed. The type of documents used by researchers, the journals most used, and the languages used for communicating their findings were also studied.... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0624[Article Number: B63AC3155903]
The paper examined copyright as an enhancing tool for intellectual productivity in tertiary institutions in Niger State, Nigeria. The research design used is survey. Purposive (judgemental) sampling technique was used to select seven (7) out of 12 higher institutions of learning that are in Niger State. The institutions selected were picked on the basis of: their relevance to the study; students’ population; and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0604[Article Number: E59D3D655730]
Every form of information resource needed to support academics is available on the Internet both retrospective and current. The research determined information seeking and use of the Internet by medical students of the College of Health Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nnewi, Nigeria. Data was collected using a questionnaire. Sample was 161 clinical students in 400 to 600 levels of study. Result shows that Internet... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0625[Article Number: 0927A5155732]
The objectives of this study were: 1) to study and synthesize the status of management and standard of university library in Thailand to ASEAN community, 2) to study the status of management for preparation of university library in Thailand to ASEAN community, 3) to develop university library in Thailand to ASEAN community model and 4) to propose the university library in Thailand to ASEAN community model. The samples... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0582[Article Number: F258EAE55377]
Information is the bedrock of knowledge development and is expected to achieve societal growth. One of the most obvious trends in recent times has been the rapid growth of information that changes the economy and its attendant structures. Over the years, the developing countries are still not able to match up with this global phenomenon. Lifestyles in most of the developing world have continued to deteriorate simply... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2014.0540[Article Number: 5E1D8FE55381]
The importance of academic library consortia increased due to the rapid development in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT). In the light of this role the study aims to investigate the establishment of four Academic library consortia in Arab countries at the national level, with analysis of the provided services on their consortia portals. A descriptive study methodology was used to investigate and... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0577[Article Number: 75F140553995]
This paper titled ‘Weeding: A strategy for effective management of library stock at University of Ghana Medical School, Korle-bu’ covers the University of Ghana Medical School (UGMS) library and the population for the study consisted of all professional and para-professional staff of the UGMS Library. A survey design making use of structured interviews were used to elicit data. The study showed that there... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2014.0489[Article Number: 1267E4653527]
Academic librarians in many countries have expanded their roles to be advocates and teachers of information literacy. The study examined information literacy practices, skills, level of involvement of librarians and inhibitors to information literacy programmes in universities in the South-east Nigeria. Sample was 76 librarians working in Federal and State University Libraries in South-east Nigerian. Questionnaire was... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2015.0544[Article Number: 0469C8353529]
Every library is supposed to have adequate information resources in order to enable it effectively serve the information needs of its users. In view of this, the paper aimed at assessing the resources in the school of health technology library Ningi, Bauchi state .Questionnaire was the instrument used to collect data. 200 copies of self designed questionnaire were distributed, out of which 150 were successfully... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2014.0532[Article Number: 2A6E74853531]
The revolutionary change which took place in Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has dramatic effects on modern education system and the way universities carry out their functions of teaching, learning and research, particularly on the creation, storage and dissemination of knowledge. During the last one decade the library system and knowledge market has undergone a rapid change due to development of... Read more.
DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS2014.0450[Article Number: EC09C8B51532]
The study evaluated information needs and library resources available to post graduate students in the Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. One hundred and fifty-five copies of questionnaire were administered to postgraduate students in Peace and Conflict Studies (PCS), African Studies (AFS) and Peace Building (BD) units. The study identified Kenneth Dike, WORDOC and IFRA as libraries normally... Read more.
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