International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Table of Content: February, 2015; 7(2)

February 2015

The impact of Web 2.0 tools on academic libraries in Kenya

Web 2.0, the read/write social web, has become ubiquitous in most academic libraries, even in developing countries. The use of Web 2.0 tools is increasingly changing the way academic library users seek, access, use, or share information. Thus, the use of Web 2.0 has the potential of impacting the efficiency and effectiveness of service design and delivery in academic libraries the world over. This study explored the...

Author(s): Fred Gochi Gichora and Tom Kwanya

February 2015

Information needs and behaviours in developing countries: A perspective of Ranganathan’s Pmest categorization

The information needs of people in the developing regions are for work-related activities, leisure, consumption, and daily survival. This paper aims to provide an understanding of the information needs and behaviours of people in developing regions. The paper further presents a highlight of concept of developing countries; analogy of the framework of the Ranganathan’s categorization of human knowledge (PMEST);...

Author(s): Jonathan Ndubuisi Chimah and Nwokocha Udo

February 2015

Lacunae existing in licensing and pricing models of electronic resource

The paper aims to explore and identify the recent contributions to the literature available in the current developments and issues in licensing and pricing models in e-resources. An extensive literature survey was performed in an attempt to identify substantial works published to date concerning pricing and licensing issues coupled with the publishers and librarians. The literature review connotes that hardly any...

Author(s): Nazir Tawfeeq

February 2015

Acquisition patterns in academic libraries: A case study of Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, Noforija Epe Lagos State

This study investigates the acquisition pattern in Michael Otedola College of Primary Education, College Library, Noforija-Epe. The study covers a period of twenty years, from 1995 when the College was established in 2014. The study revealed that two methods of materials acquisition were employed in the library. They are purchase and gift; purchase accounted for 48.5 and 51.5% was acquired through gift in the library....

Author(s): ADESANYA Olusegun Oyeleye