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Volume 4

Volume 4: Issue 1 (September 2014)

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Application of Koha in two Nigerian academic libraries: Cataloguers experience by Ebijuwa Adefunke Sarah

 


Job satisfaction of library and information professionals in academic libraries: An evaluative study by Angom Jeevan Singh

 


  Mapping the research productivity of mobile technology: A scientometric study by C. Velmurugan and and R. Santha Kumar

 


  Research productivity of faculty members of central universities in india: A bibliometric study by Sangita Das Talukdar, and S.N. Singh

 

Volume 3

Volume 3; Issue 4 (June 2014)

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ICT integration for sustainable development of Nigerian academic libraries: Issues and challenges by Aina Adebowale Japhet, Okunnu Hamid Olumide and Dapa-Asaju H.S. (pp. 334-335)

 


Farmer's satisfaction with information sources and services: A study on farmer's opinion by Ashish Kumar Sharma (pp. 346-359)

 


Automatic indexing of text documents: Essential criteria proposal by Graciane Silva Bruzinga Borges, Gercina Angela Borem de Oliveira Lima (pp. 360-379)

 


Indian research going global: A study on the status of open access publishing by Mohamed Hanif Nashipudi and B. Ravi (pp. 380-390)

 


User opinion based organisation and services of university libraries in Rajasthan: A practical study by P.C. Vijayvegiya, Ramakesh Meena and P.L. Sharma (pp. 391-412)

 


Awarenes of digital preservation strategies by librarians in Nigeria by Sambo Atanda Saliu Cln, Saturday U. Omeluzor Mirm, and Usman A. Saliu Cln (pp. 413-427)

 

Volume 3; Issue 3 (March 2014)

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Mapping knowledge creation and research libraries by Barbara I. Dewey (pp. 239-250)

 


Chronological origin and development of Odia dictionaries (1811-2012) as a source of reference and information services: A critical analysis by Sudhir Kumar Beura and Pitambara Padhi (pp. 251-267)

 


Role of career guidance section in university libraries of West Bengal: A comparative study by Laksman Sarkar, Sibsankar Jana and Sumanta Kumar Das (pp. 268-283)

 


Information seeking behavior of the nursing professionals of Apollo College of Nursing, Chennai by M. Grace and R. Jeyshankar (pp. 284-294)

 


Role of agriculture librarian's in electronic information access and management by Rajkumar Singh (pp. 295-305)

 


Marketing of information services and products: A survey of users attitude in Devi Ahilya University Library by P.S. Rajput (pp. 306-318)

 


Job satisfaction among university library professionals of West Bengal by Arup Kumar Mondal, Amit Kumar Bandyopadhyay and Ali Ahammad Taher Hasan (pp. 319-330)

 


BOOK REVIEW

Modern Information Retrieval: The Concept and Technology Behind Search (2nd Edition) by Ricardo Baeze-Yates and Berthier Ribeiro Neto (2011) Reviewed by Akhilesh Yadav (pp. 331-333)

Volume 3; Issue 2 (December 2013)

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 An analytical study of Indian S&T Journals (2010) by Arvind Singh Kushwah, Divya Srivastava and Mona Gupta (pp. 83-94)

 


Use of N-List services by the faculty and students of University of Mysore constituent degree colleges in Mysore: A comparative study by Chikkamanju and G. Kiran Kumar (pp. 95-107)

 


Negative exchanges between staff and patrons of academic library: Reflections on reader services at the University of Ghana Central Library (The Balme Library) by Daniel Opaku (pp. 108-118)

 


A scientometric study of the research performance during 2000-2009 of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Punjab-India: A case study by Amit Thapar and K.P.S. Sengar (pp. 119-140)

 


Use of electronic resources: A study of Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi by Pravin Kumar Singh and H.N. Prasad (pp. 141-168)

 


Special libraries collection development in Karnataka: A study of selection policies and procedures by Selvaraja A. and P. Sarasvathy (pp. 169-187)

 


Trends in eCollection development in academic libraries: A study by C. Sasikala, G. Nagaratnamani and V. Dhanraju (pp. 188-205)

 


Book Sprint: A tool for co-authoring and documentation by Veeresh H. Awari and Chandra G.K. (pp. 206-211)

 


Evaluation of online dictionaries in selected subjects of social science and physical science disciplines by Vinay Kumar D., Swathi S.B., Swetha S.R. and Sanchaya K.R. (pp. 212-229)

 

Volume 3; Issue 1 (September 2013)

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Critical pedagogy and informational literacy in higher education: A theoretical approach by Jose Luis Evangelista-Marquez and Javier Tarango (pp. 1-14)

 


Exploring the concept of local studies centers: The common and unique characteristics of local studies centers in the Philippines by Martin Julius V. Perez (pp. 15-26)

 


Impact of the workplaces on the design and development of information science curriculum: A case study of Mahasarakham University, Thailand by Laksana Thaotip, Ruethai Nimnoi and Phatthira Suwannako (pp. 27-34)

 


Information literacy programme: 30 years experience of Manipur University Library by Chingsubam Bijenti Chanu and Charoibam Ibohal Singh (pp. 35-46)

 


Research productivity of scientists of Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital: A study by Prasant Kumar, Satish Kumar and Arjun Singh (pp. 47-61)

 


Journal citations in horticulture doctoral dissertations (1991-2010): A case study by Santosh Kumar Tunga (pp. 62-78)

 


CONFERENCE REPORT

Report on ‘Conference of Cataloging Rules in the 21st Century, Cairo, Egypt 1-3 April 2013’; Organised by the Arabic Portal for Librarianship and Information by Mahmoud Khalifa (pp. 79-82)

Volume 2

Volume 2; Issue 4 (June 2013)

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  Availability and accessibility of Web-OPAC of university libraries in Nigeria by Asubiojo Bukky Olufemi and Oluwatobi M. Fabunmi (pp. 341-352)


  Measuring library effectiveness in VTU Research Centers in Karnataka: A study by Chandrashekara J. and Adithya Kumari H. (pp. 353-366)


  National resource centre of education portal for school education information system by Balendu Kumar Jha (pp. 367-382)


  From consumers to creators: Use of social media in India by Preeti Mahajan (pp. 383-401)


  IASLIC Bulletin: A bibliometric study by Rakhi Singh and Rajani Mishra (pp. 402-410)


  Scientometric analysis of contributions to Journal of Documentation (2006-2012) by Mahadevamurthy M., Adithya Kumari H. and Hydarali (411-425) 

Volume 2; Issue 3 (March 2013)

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Indian chemical literature (1907-2005): Activity and growth by S.L. Sangam and Meera (pp. 243-270)


How the online resources have affected the collection development policy and role of library professionals in selection of documents: A case study of IIT Libraries by Navin Upadhyay and H.N. Prasad (pp. 271-292)


An evolution of semantic solutions for the digital libraries by Shriram Pandey and K.C. Panda (pp. 293-314)


Printing paper usage patterns of students, staff and faculty members of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai: A survey by Anand Dodamani (pp. 315-325)


Citation analysis of Journal of Creative Behaviour: A critical study by Santosh Kumar, A.K. Mondol and Manoj Kumar Verma (pp. 326-338)


BOOK REVIEW

Library and Information Science Trends and Research: Asia-Oceania, Edited by Amanda Spink & Diljit Singh (2012) Reviewed by Rashmi Rekha Gohain (pp. 339-340)

Volume 2; Issue 2 (December 2012)

Volume 2; Issue 1 (September 2012)

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Perspectives of LIS professionals on information and communication technologies (ICTs) by K.S. Sivakumaren, V. Geetha, B.Jeyapragash and S.Gopalakrishnan (pp. 1-13)


Selected home pages of Union Government of India: An evaluative study by A. Selvaraja, G.K. Chendru and Y. Venkatesha (pp. 14-27)


Information seeking behaviour of medical practitioner’s: A case study by Raj Kumar Singh (pp. 28-44)


Information literacy among public library users with special reference to the T.S. Central State Library, Chandigarh by Suman Lata and Sanjeev Sharma (pp. 45-60)


Has the on-line resources changed the traditional services of IITs Library? by Navin Upadhyay and H.N. Prasad (pp. 61-75)


Annals of Library and Information Studies: A bibliometric study by Rakhi Singh and Rajani Mishra (pp. 76-86)


Use and awareness of internet at University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore: A study by G.H. Hemantha Kumar and N. Subramanyam (pp. 87-97)


On-line information sources in law: An overview by Purnima Joshi (pp. 98-110)

 

Volume 1

Volume 1; Issue 4 (June, 2012)

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  ICT literacy competency of under graduate agricultural students of Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology: A study by Rabindra K. Mahapatra (pp. 1-12)

 


  Citation analysis of doctoral dissertation submitted to Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth, Akola in agronomy and botany by Prashant P. Deshmukh (pp. 13-24)

 


  Impact of web 2.0 on resource description by Laksman Sarkar (pp. 25-40)

 


  Digital library education at SHPT School of Library Science, SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai by Parul Zaveri (pp. 41-51)

 


  Promotion of reading habits: Using repository library as a tool by A.N. Joshi, P.V. Konnur and T.A. Mohan (pp. 52-59)

 


  Weeding-out of library collection: A case study of IIT Delhi by Neeraj Kumar Chaurasia and Pankaj Chaurasia (pp. 60-71)

 


An evaluative study of automated serials control system in Central Library, IIT Delhi; P.K. Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur and Allama Iqbal Library, Kashmir University by Hilal Ahmad, Muzamil Mushtaq and Sheikh Mohd Imran (pp. 72-84)

 


  Application of cloud computing in Nirma University Libraries: User service model by Jayshree Pandya and Pradipsinh Chudasma (pp. 85-95)

 


  Users’ assessment as regards Baba Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) library’s effectiveness and efficiency by Abdul Mannan Khan (pp. 96-113)

 


BOOK REVIEWS

  Practical Cataloguing: AACR, RDA and MARC 21, by Anne Welsh and Sue Batley (2012), Reviewed by Ajay Kumar (p. 114)

ICT based Information Management in Indian Libraries: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. K.C. Sahoo, Edited by R.G. Prasher and R.K. Sharma (2012), Reviewed by Vivekanand Jain (p. 115)

Volume 1; Issue 3 (March, 2012)

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University undergraduate students’ attitudes towards use of the internet in Nigeria by Abraham Tabor Etubu and Iroroeavwo Achugbue (pp. 1-11)

 


Status of internet literacy and internet usage pattern amongst Assam University library users for accessing e-resources/web resources: A survey by Manoj Kumar Sinha (pp. 12-31)

 


Impact of institutional repository on academic faternity of North-Eastern Hill University by Nirmali Chakraborty (pp. 32-41)

 


Special information center for visually impaired persons: A case study by Madhuri V. Tikam and Antonette Lobo (pp. 42-49)

 


Library and information science education in india under open and distance mode: A SWOT analysis by Sambhu Nath Halder (pp. 50-59)

 


  Citation analysis of doctoral research in LIS in Bundelkhand University by Jyoti Gupta (pp. 60-68)

 


  Use of e-journals by IIT Delhi and Delhi University library users by Faizul Nisha and Naushad Ali P.M. (pp. 69-81)

 


Conservation and preservation of rare collection of manuscripts: A study of Rampur Raza Library by Balbir Kaur Pandher (pp. 82-87)

 


Investigating ICT skill levels and the information use pattern of college students: A case study by R. Jerry Arokyamary and C.P. Ramasesh (pp. 88-95)

 


Benefits and usage of CeRA: An e-resource sharing and network consortium of UAS-Bengaluru by G.H. Hemantha Kumar and V. Srinivas (pp. 96-109)

 


Use of e-journals by students and faculty of Punjab Engineering College, Chandigar, India by Seema Parmar (pp. 110-118)

 


BOOK REVIEWS

Computer & Soochna Prabandh, by Anurag Chaubey and Sudhir Kumar Shukla (2010) Reviewed by Ajay Kumar (p. 119)

E-librarian Service: User-Friendly Semantic Search in Digital Libraries, by Serge Linckels and Christoph Meinel (2011) Reviewed by Shriram Pandey and Shweta Pandey (p. 120)

Volume 1; Issue 2 (December, 2011)

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Scientometric analysis of chemical science journals by S.L. Sangam and Meera (pp. 1-14)

 


Bibliometric analysis of the citations of doctoral theses in chemistry submitted to the North Bengal University: An in-depth study by Md. Ziaur Rahman and Udayan Bhattacharya (pp. 15-26)

 


Electronic information resources and undergraduate users’ patronage in University of Lagos Library: A survey by Ngozi B. Ukachi (pp. 27-38)

 


Information seeking behaviour of library users at Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), India by Prashant Kumar and Surjeet Kumar (pp. 39-48)

 


Assessment of open source software (OSS) training among LIS professionals working in engineering institutions by B. Jeyapragash, V. Geetha, K.S. Sivakumaren and S. Gopalkrishnan (pp. 49-58)

 


Impact of LIS education on the work and career of LIS graduates of SNDT Women’s University, India by Jyoti Bhabal (pp. 59-77)

 


Lost on web: Retrieval issues with web information by Aditya Tripathi (pp. 78-85)

 


User awareness and use of online journals at the Annamalai University Library: A survey by S. Thanuskodi (pp. 86-96)

 


Library education in Eritrea (North East Africa) by Yogesh Bajpai (pp. 97-102)

 


Millennium development goals, information literacy and young women empowerment: The role of NGO resource centre in Nigeria by Stella Ngozi Ifeoma Anasi and Ngozi Blessing Ukachi (pp. 103-115)

 


SEMINAR REPORT

Report on National Seminar on Making Library Service Reach to the Unreached 28-29 October, 2010, Manipur University, Canchipur, Imphal, India by Ch. Ibohal Singh (pp. 116-123)


BOOK REVIEWS

Benchmarks in ICT Applications in LIS Practices, by M.S. Rana, D.C. Ojha and N.K. Swain (2011) Reviewed by Anil Kumar Jharotia (p. 124)

Information Needs and Users, by H.N. Prasad (2012) Reviewed by V.K. Mishra (p. 125)

Volume 1; Issue 1 (September 2011)

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What’s missing from Google books? by Michele Seikel and Thomas Steele (pp. 1-6)

 


Beyond web 2.0: Semantic web and it’s influence in library services by John Paul Anbu K. and Sridevi Jetty (pp. 7-14)


Virtual reference services at the Main Library of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: A case study by Md. Safiqur Rahaman and Khadeeja Ansari (pp. 15-28)

 


Self-archiving in open access institutional repositories: Whose court is the ball in? by Rupak Chakravarty (pp. 29-36)

 


Current trend and development of institutional repositories in India by Rashmi Rekha Gohain (pp. 37-56)

 


Information literacy competency among the post-graduate students: A case study by Madhusoodanan C. and A.K. Baradol (pp. 57-69)

 


Reading and library usage habits of the college students by Fayaz Ahmad Loan (pp. 70-82)

 


Preservation and access to manuscript heritage in India by Ramesh C. Gaur (pp. 83-98)

 


A bibliometric analysis of the ‘IFLA Journal’ during 2006-2010 by Akhtar Hussain and Nishat Fatima (pp. 99-110)

 


Development of Indian agricultural libraries from NATP to NAIP with special reference to information and communication technology applications by Sunil Goria (pp. 111-125)

 


BOOK REVIEWS

The Philosophy of Software: Code and Mediation in the Digital Age, by David M. Berry (2011) Reviewed by V.K. Mishra (p. 126)

Creating the Customer-Driven Library: Building on the Bookstore Model, by Jeannette Woodward (2009) Reviewed by Ajay Kumar (p.127)