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International Journal of Library and Information Science
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ISSN (Print) 2141-2537
Published by Academic Journals Homepage  [108 journals]
  • 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
  • Attitudes and roles of librarians in the modern era (an ethical and
           cultural approach)

    • Abstract: This article is a report of a study about the attitudes of librarians in the modern era. The study was conducted based on an ethical and cultural approach with librarians who attended seminars and workshops as its participants. Additionally, the study lasted from January to March 2016, and a case-study with qualitative research approach was employed. The results of the study show that: (1) t...
      PubDate: Thu, 31 May 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Mobile Libraries: Defining the phenomenon

    • Abstract: This article presents a brief historical review of the appearance of mobile libraries and then continues to define the phenomenon on the basis of two of its distinct features: library services and mobility, which both concern institutional Mobile Libraries and non-institutional mobile libraries. In addition, special reference is made to the significant presence of non-institutional mobile li...
      PubDate: Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +010
  • Cloud computing implementation in libraries: A synergy for library
           services optimization

    • Abstract: Cloud computing is an internet based, remote driven and service oriented technology emerged to provide infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS) among others. By implementing cloud computing, libraries will significantly reduce cost of maintaining systems, save energy, register a global outlook on the web, expose library patrons to multi-v...
      PubDate: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 00:00:00 +010
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