Research Papers/Topics in Library And Information Science

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...

THE RELEVANCE OF ICT IN MODERN LIBRARY SETTING OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY FACILITIES IN ACADEMIC (A Case Study of Federal University of Technology Library Owerri)

ABSTRACTThis research work investigate the relevance of information and communication technologies in academic FUTO Library.The data collection instrument for this work was questionnaire. The research population comprised of the staff of both libraries.The findings revealed the various type of ICT facilities available in both libraries and the level of utilization. The findings showed the problems of utilization in these libraries.Based on the findings the recommendation was made on ways of s...

THE ROLE OF ICT IN THE EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF STUDENTS ACADEMIC RECORD (A CASE STUDY OF DEPARTMENT OF RECORD AND STATISTICS FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NEKEDE)

ABSTRACTThe research work is on the role of information communication technology in student’s academic record. The sample of study consist of 45 respondents selected through purposive sample the following research question were answered, what are the function of ICT in student’s academic record, what are the component of ICT, what are the proper ways of funding ICT in students academic records, what are the problem militating against the role of ICT in students academic records ...

THE ROLE OF ICT IN THE OF REFERENCE SERVICES TO LIBRARY USERS IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF IMO STATE LIBRARY)

ABSTRACTThis research work is on the role of information and communication technology (ICT) in the provision of reference service in public library user in Nigeria. A case study of Imo state Library. The literature review is on the concept of ICTs types of ICT infrastructure applicable in public library, funding of ICTs in public libraries in Nigeria the importance of reference services in public libraries and factors affecting the role of ICT in public libraries in Nigeria. The questionnaire...

USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY AWKA)

ABSTRACTAcademic libraries play a prominent role in providing information services in various forms to researchers, scientist, policy makers, planners etc. a well organized academic library should have ICT to assist both patrons and information professionals in the libraries. This research work highlights the use and problems of I.C.T in Nigeria academic  libraries particular interest on the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka. ICT facilitates access to electronic information which has become...


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