The Information Manager

OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY
  • Abbreviation: The Infor. Manag.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1596-5422
  • DOI: 10.5897/TheIM
  • Start Year: 2015

TheIM Articles

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Hafiz Umar,  Baba S. Aduku  and Maimuna M. Ahmed

  • Article Number: E7D681C56550

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Ogalue Rose Toyin

  • Article Number: A8EE8BD56551

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Salama, Dala Hassan and I. I. Ekoja

  • Article Number: AB45BBD56552

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Aisha Jimada and Baba S. Aduku

  • Article Number: CCE3B5156553

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Okwoli Mercy Enefu, Ezra S. Gbaje and Baba S. Aduku

  • Article Number: 17C0D3856554

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Luke Obasuyi and Odion, Fredrick

  • Article Number: 39A062756555

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Bola Olure and Baba S. Aduku

  • Article Number: E53735956556

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Atte, Sadiat Lola and Ezra S. Gbaje

  • Article Number: D52AC5556557

June 2015

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...

Author(s): Elameyi Susan Unobe, Abu Yusufu and Nansoh Shehu

  • Article Number: 179978556558

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