Research Papers/Topics in Library And Information Science

INFLUENCE OF ICT AND INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS AND ITS APPLICATION ON LIBRARY USE AMONG STUDENTS OF ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS. A CASE STUDY OF KOGI STATE UNIVERSITY, ANYIGBA.

ABSTRACTIn the advent of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and its integration in the Library and Information Science profession, the search for information resources by students, researchers, and even librarians is now easier and faster but then it all depends on the level of ICT or Computer literacy skills possessed by the individual(s) in search of such information resources. The aim of this study was intended to find out the strengths and weaknesses of students of Kogi...

THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY IN THE LIBRARY SERVICE, WITH SPECIFIC REFERENCE TO FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ZARIA.

  Libraries and information center are a creation of the society and since the society the dynamic it means that library and information centers should not be static. Therefore, the way they acquire process and disseminate information has been changing overtime. The library deals with the acquisition, organization, storage, and disseminate of information while information technology uses computer and telecommunication system in the handling of information. Information technology me...

THE USE OF LIBRARY AND AWARENESS AMONG STUDENTS IN SCHOOL OF VOCATIONAL AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION, ZARIA

Any academic system can achieve its educational goals with a sound library, as information resource should extend by print and physically available to non-print. There has been non-challant attitude shown by students in aspects of visiting and using the library as it should be in order to update their knowledge and explore new ideas in their studies. The work is carried out with the following objectives;1.3   Objectives of the Study1. To determine awareness and a library use...

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Acquisition and Distribution of serial materials to national Library of Nigeria, yobe state branch

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 ...

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...

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. ...

Attitudes of undergraduates towards a career in library and information science

               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.&n...

Assessment of Factors Influencing Academic Performance of Library and Information Science Students in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria

This work revealed factors influencing academic performance of Library and information science students in Ahmadu Bello university Zaria.

Strategies for Combating Book Theft and Vandalism in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Ramat Library, University of Maiduguri

ABSTRACTFor the purpose of the study, it is assumed that library users exist in the academic libraries studies. These users cause damage to library materials. The study covers the various means and devices to safeguard library materials from being vandalized by obnoxious and antisocial library users. In order to portray the relevance or importance of the research questions, the research have Six (6) research questions which was raised in line with the six (6) objectives. The literature review...

Availability and Utilization of Library Oriented Software Packages

ABSTRACT The study is an investigation of availability and utilization of library oriented software packages (LOSPs) among university libraries in North Central Zone of Nigeria.  The study was carried out in four University libraries in North Central Zone of Nigeria namely: Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida Library of the federal University of Technology Minna, Francis Sulemanu Idachaba Library of the federal University of Agriculture Makurdi, Benue State University Library Makurdi and Chi...

Application Knowledge Based System for Sustainable Agricultural Development

This seminar paper reviewed work approach uses related article written by different researchers has tried to application KBS for sustainable agricultural development. KBS is a computer program designed to simulate the problem-solving behavior of an expert in a narrow domain. Agriculture plays a key role in food security and economic development. Agricultural production has evolved into a complex business requiring the accumulation knowledge and integration of data and information from many di...

THE IMPORTANCE OF INTERNET TO STUDENTS OF ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE UNIVERISTY OWERRI)

ABSTRACTThis research investigated the importance of internet to students of academic institutions in Nigeria by library students and students of Imo State University Owerri.A sample size of 399 of the students was surveyed. The instrument for data collection was questionnaires were used for data analysis.The study reveals that the importance of internet to student constitutes the most important aspect of academic enhancement; it helps and support students in acquiring knowledge especially th...

THE PROBLEMS OF ACQUISITION OF MATERIAL AND SERVICES TO USERS IN SPECIAL LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY)

ABSTRACTThis is a research on problems of acquisition of materials and services to users in special libraries in Nigeria. A case study of Imo State House of Assembly. Questionnaires were used in getting the relevant information needed for the research. The responses from the questionnaires were analyzed to arrive at conclusion. The study revealed that library and information services provide reference and research support to the general assembly and its staff and legislatives information to t...


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