Research Papers/Topics in Library And Information Science

Impact of Library Information Resources on Students Performance in SSCE in Public Secondary Schools, Zaria.

This study examined “impact of library information resources on student performance in SSCE public secondary schools Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the Concepts of Public School Libraries, extent of Availability of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, type of Resources available in Public Senior Secondary School Libraries, extent of Utilization of Public Senior Secondary School Libraries and their resources, influence of Library Resources on Student Performance, performance Dif...

Utilization of School Libraries by Private School Students in Sabon Gari Local Govt Area, Kaduna State.

This study examined the “utilization of private school libraries by teachers and students in sabon gari local government area of Kaduna State” Nigeria. It identifies the concepts of private school library, the extent of availability of private school libraries; it also identified the types of Resources and Services Provided by Private School libraries, the utilization of private school libraries and the hindrances to utilization of private school libraries. The study adopted the su...

Security Management of Theft and Mutilation of Information Resources in Kashim Ibrahim Library, A.B.U, Zaria

This study examines the “security management of theft and mutilation of information resources in Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.” Nigeria. It identifies the security management and measures or strategies applied against theft and mutilation, the causes of theft and mutilation of information resources in the University library and how the university library prevents it’s information resources from been stolen and mutilated, the study also identified problem...

Adoption of ICT in Arewa House Library for Academic Development

This study examined “the adoption of ICT in Arewa House Library for academic development” Nigeria. It identifies the Concept of Information and Communication Technology, Adoption and Utilization of ICTs in Arewa House library operations, Benefits of Adoption and Utilization of ICTs in libraries, Available ICT facilities in Arewa House Library, Problems associated with ICT adoption and utilization in Arewa House Library, Suggestions for improving ICT utilization in Arewa House Librar...

ATTITUDE OF UNDERGRADUATES TOWARDS A CAREER IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE: A CASE STUDY OF THE DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA

ABSTRACTThis research work examined the attitude of undergraduates towards a Career in Library and Information Science: A case study of Delta State University, Abraka.  Four research questions were raised to guide the study. The scope of the study is limited to 100-400 undergraduate regular students of library and information science Department, Delta State University, Abraka. The descriptive survey research was used for the study.  One hundred and fifty (150) undergraduates in the ...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION ON CHILD SPACING AMONG CHILD-BEARING MOTHERS IN POLYGAMOUS HOMES IN KUSFA AREA OF ZARIA CITY, KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

Maternal morbidity and mortality is a major cause of concern in developing countries. To reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, several public health agencies diffused information on child spacing to the public, but still maternal morbidity and mortality remain a very big challenge in most developing countries including Nigeria. Using constructionist view of reality and Chatman’s (2000) theory of normative behavior as a theoretical framework, this research sought to investigate the socio-...

UTILIZATION OF PRIVATE SCHOOL LIBRARIES BY TEACHERS AND STUDENTS IN SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF KADUNA STATE

Abstract This study examined the “utilization of private school libraries by teachers and students in sabon gari local government area of Kaduna State” Nigeria. It identifies the concepts of private school library, the extent of availability of private school libraries; it also identified the types of Resources and Services Provided by Private School libraries, the utilization of private school libraries and the hindrances to utilization of private school libraries. The study ad...

ASSESSMENT OF THE UTILIZATION OF SCHOOL LIBRARY RESOURCES BY SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN RIMI COLLEGE KADUNA STATE

This study examined the “assessment of the utilization of school library resources by secondary school students in Rimi College” and the objectives of the study were to examine the use of libraries by secondary school students in Rimi College Kaduna. Specifically, the study intends to identify the types of information resources available in Rimi College Library, Kaduna. To find out the extent to which students in Rimi College make use of resources in the school library. To identify...

MANAGEMENT OF FUNDS IN ACADEMIC AND RESEARCH LIBRARIES IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA: A STUDY OF SOME SELECTED LIBRARIES

ABSTRACTThis study investigated management of funds in academic and research institutes libraries in Southwestern Nigeria. Survey research design was used for the study. Data was collected with the use of questionnaire designed for the study from some selected universities and research libraries.   Data   collected   were   analysed   with   descriptive   statistics.   The   results   revealed   that academic and research libraries mostly generate funds from government a...

EFFECT OF INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY ON CATALOGUING AND CLASSIFICATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES: A CASE STUDY OF NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

ABSTRACTThe work was on effect of information communications technology in cataloguing and classification of information resources. Survey research design method was used for the study. The populations of the study   were   professional  librarians   and  para-professional  librarians  in  the  library.  Data  was   collected through the use of questionnaire designed for the study. Libraries involved in the study ...

EFFECTS OF INEFFECTIVE USE OF AUTOMATION IN MANAGEMENT OF LIBRARY SERVICES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF KDL AND UNILAG LIBRARIES

AbstractThe study was on the effects of ineffective use of automation in management of library services in Academic libraries in Southwest Nigeria: a case study of KDL and UNILAG libraries. Library automation is defined simply as the use of computer and networking technologies in the library.Study  showed  that  the major effects  of  ineffective use  of  automation  in  libraries is  lack of efficiency in library services(48.0%);this is follo...

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE EFFECTIVE UTILISATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SERIAL BY RESEARCHERS IN RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA

AbstractThe study was on an investigation into the effective utilization and management of serial by researchers in research institutes in southwest Nigeria. A descriptive survey method was used. A purposive   sampling technique   using   an interval   of  1:2  was   employed  to select   50%   of the researchers from each of the research institute to give a total of 130 respondents from the research institut...

Cataloguing for digital services in 21st century Nigerian library: Prospectus and challenges

AbstractThe paper examines usefulness of cataloguing for digital services and challenges faced during the process. Digital or online catalogue is designed so that the documents can be accessed via terminals, so that library users may directly and effectively search for and retrieve bibliographic records without the assistance of ahuman intermediary. In spite of usefulness of digital cataloging,like flexibility and been current, easy updating among others, Nigerian libraries are not properly p...

The Advent of the Internet Versus Library Usage in the Nigerian Library of the 21st Century

AbstractThe paper examines the  advent of the internet versus library usage in  the Nigerian library of the  21st  century,libraries are service organizations where individuals, organizations, and societies are provided unhindered access tosubstantial quantities of information;   the   internet can   be  broadly   defined  as world  wide network   of   computerscommunicating via an agreed upon proto...

Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour of Researchers in Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Ilorin, Kwara State

ABSTRACT This study was undertaken to investigate the information needs and information seeking behavior of the researchers in Nigerian Stored Products Research Institute, Ilorin, Kwara State. The study used questionnaire and interview method to obtain data from the respondents. Out of the sixty copies of questionnaire distributed to respondents, fifty-three copies were returned and found useable for the study. There was also an interview with the Director, library services in the institute. ...


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