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International Journal of Library and Information Science
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ISSN (Print) 2141-2537
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  • Pre-implementation failure of information systems in public universities
           in Kenya: A case study of Moi University, Kenya

    • Abstract: Moi University was established in 1984 and its first decade of growth and expansion necessitated the adoption and utilisation of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to manage information generated by its operations. Through Dutch Joint Financing Programme for Cooperation in Higher Education (MHO) and other donors assistance, it established an ICT centre charged with, among other f...
      PubDate: Fri, 31 May 2019 00:00:00 +010
  • Use of electronic resources by postgraduate students in University of Cape

    • Abstract: The study investigates the use of electronic resources by postgraduate students in University of Cape Coast (UCC). It specifically targets first year postgraduate students of UCC. Awareness, usage, training, and access were explored. A survey method was employed and a structured questionnaire was utilized to solicit data. The findings revealed that, though students are aware of electronic re...
      PubDate: Thu, 28 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +010
  • Information acquisition mechanism of universities libraries: An empirical
           study of public university libraries in Ghana

    • Abstract: This paper takes a critical look at how academic libraries in Ghana acquire their information/materials. The investigation was mainly based on interviews. The interviews were conducted in four Ghanaian public university libraries from January 2014 to March 2015. In all, 38 senior members were interviewed. The findings indicated among other that the libraries under study purchase their librar...
      PubDate: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +010
  • Proliferation of library and information science schools in Nigeria:
           Issues at stake and quality control

    • Abstract: This paper highlighted the key issues at stake by the proliferation of Library and Information Science schools in Nigeria without due regard to the established standards. In terms of physical infrastructure, location, staffing issues, curriculum, laboratories and programme(s). The paper pointed out the use of other departmental facilities, building, over-relying on institutions library staff...
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Provision of E-resources in Engineering College Libraries in India: A
           pilot study

    • Abstract: Libraries and information systems have been witnessing continuous transformation since the last two decades, particularly with regard to the collection of information resources and services. A spectrum of E-resources that have emerged during this time are chiefly responsible to this transformation and changed landscape of libraries in terms of collection development, storage and provisioning...
      PubDate: Wed, 31 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Role of librarians in the protection of copyright in Nigeria

    • Abstract: The objective of the study is to examine the role of librarians in the protection of copyright in Nigeria. The study adopted a descriptive survey design. Questionnaire was the primary tool used for data collection. The study population consists of 63 professional librarians from the five selected universities in Ogun State. A total of 49 questionnaires were retrieved out of 63 administered a...
      PubDate: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Student perception of electronic resources use in Rajshahi University
           Library: A case study

    • Abstract: The growing use of electronic resources in and outside the libraries has become a major issue of discussion all over the world. Information seekers, particularly students and teachers are becoming key proponents of e-resource use. Against this backdrop, this paper explores the pattern of e-resource use by undergraduate and post-graduate students of Rajshahi University one of the oldest and ...
      PubDate: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Involvement of library users in collection development of hybrid academic
           libraries in Tanzania

    • Abstract: Collection development in any academic library is an on-going process. It is undertaken by librarians and library services staff with inputs from different stakeholders, including the academic and non-academic staff, administrators, and students. The main objective of this paper is to assess the involvement of library users in collection development of hybrid academic libraries in Tanzania. ...
      PubDate: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Marketing of information products and services in public libraries in
           South West, Nigeria

    • Abstract: The study examines the marketing of information products and services in public libraries in South West, Nigeria. A descriptive survey research design was adopted. The population comprises professionals and library officers. Questionnaire was used as means of data collection. The sections consist of A and B. Section A dwells on the socio-economic variables of the respondent, Section B consis...
      PubDate: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Indices of working condition as determinant of job performance of
           librarians in academic libraries in South-East, Nigeria

    • Abstract: Working condition being implemented in various academic libraries could disrupt or enhance effective provision of information services by the librarians. This research investigated two indices of working condition as determinant factors on job performance of librarians in academic libraries in south east geo political zone of Nigeria. A total of 261 librarians were used for this study. The t...
      PubDate: Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +010
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