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: February 2011; 3(2)

February 2011

Emergence of electronic library resources: A threat to librarians?

  The influence of electronic library resources on the activities of librarians in modern age cannot be over-emphasized. Despite it huge influences, one wonders why it is perceived as a threat to the information professions? This work is much of a conviction and a call on librarians to embrace the emergence of electronic library resources as a development that is capable of increasing their productivity rather...

Author(s): Oshilalu, Habdulhakeem Adeyinka

February 2011

Deployment of RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) at Indian academic libraries: Issues and best practice

  Library is a growing organism, pertaining to 5th law, nowadays library is getting into a new technology such as RFID, 3M, etc. This paper discovers deployment of RFID technology and its issues and best practice at libraries.  RFID technology is applied to various activities in libraries like automated check in /check out (without the intervention of the library staff), theft detection, stock verification...

Author(s): L. Radha Alias Nagalakshmi

February 2011

Adoption of information technologies in medical libraries in Karnataka, India and Iran: A comparative study

This study was carried out to investigate and compare the current state of information technology in medical libraries in Karnataka, India and Iran. Tools used for data collection included questionnaire, observational visits, and informal interviews with selected librarians. Although medical libraries in both countries have hardware, software, and communication facilities to some extent, they should strive to achieve...

Author(s): Mina Tavassoli Farahi and R. T. D. Ramesh Gandhi