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: 241

Table of Content: May 2013; 5(4)

May 2013

E-library approach for resource sharing in an information communication technology era: Issues, prospects and challenges

  This paper examines the impacts of electronic library in the context of globalization for resource sharing with the recent trend of information communication technology (ICT) for library services. It also discusses the role of system librarian, acquisition of e-resources, approach, and challenges faced. It is hoped that when libraries in Nigerian are e–compliant, they will increase access, improve...

Author(s): Aina, Adebowale J.

May 2013

Enabling and disabling bibliographic control in Nigeria

  This paper presents the state of Bibliographic control (BC) in Nigeria. The article highlights and discusses the significant roles played by bibliographic control in the present information age.  National bibliography is a source that attempts to list, as comprehensively as possible, the publications of a particular country during a specific period. These could come out in any kind of intellectual...

Author(s): Efe Francis Ejedafiru and Blessing Amina Akporhonor

May 2013

Open source software’s and their impact on library and information centre: An overview

  In this era of transition from information age to knowledge society, the libraries have much greater challenges to face. The whole insight of library has now changed from collection of books to a single window knowledge bank. This paper discusses the definition and features of open source library management software, criteria of selection of best open source library management software, their, advantages and...

Author(s): T. Raghunadha Reddy and K. Kumar

May 2013

Internet use in libraries of Sant Hirdaram Nagar

  The study examines the status and use of Internet in college libraries of Sant Hirdaram Nagar. Questionnaire was distributed among the college libraries including the degree granting institutions. Result shows that half of the college libraries of Sant Hirdaram Nagar have access to the Internet which has become an essential part of library services. The Internet is also used for performing various library...

Author(s): Sunita Pamnani

May 2013

The role of academic libraries and librarians in knowledge management and the realization of vision 20:20:20 in Nigeria

  Nigeria has envisioned that by the year 2020 the country will become one of the 20 top economies of the world. This goal was buttressed in a government policy termed vision 20-20-20. These researchers examined the complimentary role libraries and librarians in Nigerian universities could play in the realization of that vision. They sampled the opinions of librarians in universities in Enugu state to...

Author(s): Chigbu E. D. and Idoko, Nkechi Anthonia