Research Papers/Topics in Library Studies

Marketing as a strategy use in promoting library products and services

Abstract Marketing of products in industries is very much essential to increase sale and consequently to gain the profit, however in library environment promotion and marketing of library and information sector is required to create awareness of the library services. Several marketing techniques to promote the usage of library resources and services have been highlighted in the literature. It is seen that majority of libraries do not have a marketing culture. It is recognized tha...

A STUDY OF THE MANAGEMENT OF SECURITY PROBLEMS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN EDO STATE.

The main objective of the study was to determine possible ways or solutions to the management of security problems in academic libraries in Edo State. Survey research design was adopted for the study. The study population comprises of professionals and paraprofessional librarians from Ambrose Alli University, University of Benin, Auchi Polytechnic and College of Education libraries. The sample size drawn from the population was 92 staff. A purposive sampling technique was adopted for ...

IMPACT OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE (A STUDY OF STUDENTS OF UNIVERSITY OF ABUJA)

AbstractThe aim of the study was to analyze the impact of social media on the student’s academic performance [A study of students of University of Abuja]. To achieve this, the survey research method was used. Subjects were drawn from the University of Abuja, using the simple random sampling technique and purposive sampling. Four research questions guided the study. Research findings showed that a great number of students in University of Abuja, had access to the internet. To this end, the r...