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
  • Published Articles: 246

Table of Content: December, 2013; 5(11)

December 2013

Analytical study on knowledge about open source software in technological institutional LIS professionals

In this epoch of transition from information age to knowledge society, the libraries have much greater challenges to face. The whole insight of library has now changed from collection of books to a single window knowledge bank. This paper discusses the definition and features of open source libraries software, criteria of selection of best open source library management software and describes in opinion of library...

Author(s): Kumar K. and Reddy T. Raghunadha

December 2013

Information seeking behaviour of business school students: A special study of universities and colleges located in Academic City, Dubai, UAE.

The major purpose of the study was to examine the information seeking behaviour of Business School students in Academic City, Dubai, UAE. This study made effort to determine the sources consulted and the general pattern of information gathering system by the students. The study adopted a survey, and data were collected using a questionnaire administered to two thousand three students from eighteen universities and...

Author(s): Shakeel Ahmed G.T and P. Vinayagamoorthy

December 2013

Work environments and job performance of librarians in the public universities in South –west Nigeria

This study investigates the work environments and job performance of librarians working in public universities in South-West, Nigeria with  the aid of survey research approach. Questionnaire was used to elicit information from 189 Academic Librarians,  out of which 153 (81%) copies of the questionnaire were duly completed and returned. The data collected were analyzed using frequency count, percentage and...

Author(s): Oyintola Isiaka Amusa, Abiodun Olaide Iyoro and Ajani Florence Olabisi

December 2013

Citation analysis of doctoral theses on psychology submitted to Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra

The analyzed 4037 citations are cited in 12 doctoral theses of Psychology awarded to Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra from the period 2008-2012. The bibliographic form wise distribution of citations shows that are 3416 (84.62%) journals, followed by 262 books (6.98%). There are two major forms of literature, which comprise 91.6% of total citations. Key words: Citation, metrics, collaboration, scientometrics,...

Author(s): Suresh K. Kagra

December 2013

Empirical study of motivation, challenges and strategies in the use of electronic information resources by postgraduate library users in South- east Nigerian Federal Universities

It is one thing to acquire electronic information resources (EIRs) and quite another thing to use them. This paper explores several factors that motivate postgraduate researchers to use the e-resources available in their university libraries. The study reveals challenges that constitute inhibiting factors to EIRs use and strategies that will encourage maximum utilization are recommended. The research design adopted in...

Author(s): Chimah Jonathan Ndubuisi and Nwokocha Udo

December 2013

Application of information technology and its impact on modern Indian Library/Information Science –An overview

Today, libraries have become multimedia due to adoption of technological advancements and changing nature of their services. Automation has helped libraries in improving library operations and accelerating their working. Information technology is being used in advanced countries to its fullest. “Information age” which was imagined in the recent past has become paperless offices already at threshold. The...

Author(s): Saurabh Manglik