International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009

IJLIS Articles in press

Assessment of Information Communication Technology Skills (ICTs) Among Secondary School Students In Delta State, Nigeria

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This study explored the availability of ICT facilities and ICT skills level of senior secondary school students in Delta State. The population of the study comprised of 308 senior secondary school students purposively selected from two public schools and two private schools from two senatorial districts of the state. The study employed the descriptive survey design using a questionnaire designed to elicit response from the...

Author(s):Onohwakpor Josephine

Reconceptualising information literacy (IL) beyond the classroom in Nigeria: A case study

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The study underscores the limitations in existing concepts, models and standards of information literacy (IL) in order to justify the call for the newly developed workplace IL model (WILM) which was used as the conceptual framework for this study among academics in Nigeria. The study aims to observe the practices in the academia through which undergraduates are prepared for life after school (workplace). In comparison,...

Author(s):Jinadu I. and Lazarus G. N.

Emerging trends in collection development in Nigerian University libraries: A case for strategic management and collaboration

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This article takes a broad view on the evolution of collection development in public university libraries in Nigeria. The authors looked at the changing dynamics of library information resources collections from clay tablet to papyrus sheet, and to prints such as books, journals and presently, the electronic collections which serve as basis for library consortia. The article also examined some factors such as civilisation,...

Author(s):Hellen Komolafe-Opadeji

Mapping of Indian Microbiology Research output during 1999-2013: A bibliometric approach

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The study analyses the mapping of Indian microbiology research output on several parameters including its growth and share in the world’s research, research communication in core journals, geographical distribution of publications, share of international collaborative publications at the national level as well as across subjects and characteristics of high productivity institutions, authors and cited papers. The Web of...

Author(s):Vitthal T. Bagalkoti and Siddanagouda C. Hosamani

Information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students in the internet age

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The information environment has greatly impacted on teaching, learning and research methods of higher education worldwide, and Ghana is no exception. The internet technologies have facilitated smooth and systematic transformation of data into digital format. This has changed the process of access, retrieve and use of information by students and researchers. The purpose of this study was to examine the information seeking...

Author(s):Philip Kwaku Kankam, Dennis Nimo-Ntim and Marian Sackey

A survey of information seeking behaviour of petroleum engineers in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria

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The success of the petroleum industry at all levels depends largely on petroleum engineers’ awareness and access to relevant information for making sound exploration and production decisions. This study investigated the information seeking behaviour of petroleum engineers in selected companies in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. A survey design was adopted using questionnaire and interview as the instrument for...

Author(s):Ebiye V. EDONKUMOH and Margaret N. NGWUCHUKWU

Electronic reference service delivery at the Redeemer’s University Library: Closer to the promised land

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This paper appraised the process of electronic reference service delivery (ERSD) in Redeemer’s University, Nigeria (RUN). It highlighted the operations of using modern information and communications technology (ICT) for core Reference Service Delivery such as selective dissemination of information (SDI) and current awareness services (CAS) in RUN. ERSD in RUN are aimed at meeting the growing information needs of faculty...

Author(s):Basiru Adetomiwa

Influence of effort expectancy and behavioural intention on use of digital library by engineering lecturers in Nigerian universities

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The study investigated effort expectancy and behavioural intention of digital library use by engineering lecturers in various universities in South-west, Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was employed. Fifteen universities which consist of six federal, five states, and four privately-owned were purposively used for the study. The study population comprised of 1043 lecturers in the field of engineering. The total...

Author(s):Saheed Abiola Hamzat and Iyabo Mabawonku

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