Influence of management of government records to the promotion off good governance in two ministries of Katsina State
This paper examines ‘the influence of management of government records to the promotion of good governance in two ministries of Katsina State’. Two research objectives were stated : to find out the type of policy used in the management of records and to find out the influence of management of records to the promotion of good governance in Katsina State; the literature were reviewed based on the research...
Assessment of virtual library resources at the National Teachers Institute Kaduna
This study assessed the virtual library of distance learning education programme of the National Teachers Institute Kaduna. Two research objectives were formulated and a survey research design was used. Stratified random sampling technique was used to select 390 respondents from a population of 10666 students and 187 respondents from a population of 346 academic staff. Structured questionnaires were used to collect data...
Appraisal of circulation routine duties in academic libraries
This paper examines the circulation services in the circulation department of academic libraries. It defines circulation services and identifies types of circulation routine duties. Specific mention was made of shelving of consulted books, shelving arrangement, shelf reading, registration of library users, charging system, brown system, discharging system, advantages and disadvantages of brown charging system, book...
Challenges of digital preservation in Federal University Libraries in North Western States of Nigeria
This paper investigates the challenges militating against successful preservation of digital information resources in federal university libraries in North Western States of Nigeria. Qualitative research method was adopted, purposive sampling was adopted for the study; the instruments used to collect data were the interview and observation. The responses were analyzed descriptively. The study revealed that the...
The adoption of cloud computing technology for library services in the National Open University of Nigeria library
The study investigated the rationales for the adoption of cloud computing technology for library services in NOUN Library. Issues related to the existing computer network available in NOUN library such as LAN, WAN, rationales for the adoption of cloud computing in NOUN library such as the need to disclose their collections on the web, simplifying work flow and to meet the information need of large number of student...
Assessment of library instruction and library literacy skills of first year undergraduate students of University of Benin, Nigeria
This study investigated the effectiveness and impact of library instruction (GST 111 – the use of library) course on library literacy skills of first year undergraduate students. The study adopted the descriptive survey research method and questionnaire was used as the research instrument. First year undergraduate students of the 2013/2014 academic session constituted the population of study. Simple random and...
Influence of Mac Arthur Journal Donation Project on serial resources of selected University Libraries in Nigeria
This study was carried out to assess the Mac Arthur Journal Donation Project in Selected University Libraries in Nigeria. Four research questions were posed in order to assess the Mac Arthur Journal Donation Project before, during and after the Donation. The research adopted survey method using questionnaire as instrument for data collection. Data collected were subjected to a descriptive analysis using frequency tables...
Essential competencies for effective information service delivery in Nigerian University libraries
The new innovation in university library processes has brought a lot of changes on the roles and expectations of the information professionals. Information professionals are now to be more acquainted with competence of handling new technologies related to collection, processing and dissemination of information. Application of new technologies in the libraries require improvement of different kinds of skills and...
Use of online information sources in federal university medical libraries in North West Geo-Political zone of Nigeria
This study investigates the use of on-line information sources in Federal Universities’ Medical Libraries in North West Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria. Survey research method was adopted for the study and the total populations studied were three thousand five hundred forty-five (3545). Three research questions. A proportionate stratified procedure was used to select 405 respondents out of the total of 3545...
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