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: November 2010; 2(8)

November 2010

Challenges faced in establishing university libraries in Kenya

  The purpose of this article is to discuss and clearly bring out the major challenges faced in establishing University Libraries in Kenya. The paper first discusses the development of academic institutions and University Libraries in Kenya; it brings out the trend of both the private and public Universities and the major reason for the expansion of Universities in Kenya. The article later discusses the...

Author(s): Otike Fredrick Wawire and Omboi Messah

November 2010

Library use pattern by the faculty members of the engineering colleges in Karnataka: A study

  The study discusses the issues like access tools used for locating reading materials, frequency of visits to library by the Faculty; time spent in the library, use of library services, faculty opinion about library had been discussed. The study found that 53.2% of users are using online public access catalogue (OPAC) to locate their reading materials, 48.8% of the users are consulting the librarian and...

Author(s): B. U. Kannapanavar and K .V . Manjunatha

November 2010

An analytical study of information seeking-behaviour among agricultural scientists in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology

  The paper focuses on the analytical study of information-seeking behavior among agricultural scientists in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture and Technology, India. Their preferences regarding various formats of information sources (formal, informal and electronic information sources) have been explored through quantitative survey. This study employed a structured questionnaire which was...

Author(s): Devendra Kumar