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: October 2013; 5(9)

October 2013

Information and communication technology as a vehicle for improving the collection development of school libraries resources in Nigeria

  The motive of any library is to collect, organize, preserve and disseminate information to their particular users. The information that is made available to users especially in school libraries is usually presented in form of printed text, graphics, sound, animation or still pictures etc.  This presentation can be enhanced by the use of appropriate Information and Communication Technology (ICT). It has...

Author(s): Fabunmi Francis Adesoji, Richard Olumakinde Jegede, and Michael Otedola

October 2013

The Delphi technique for library research

  The Delphi technique has been useful in educational settings in forming guidelines, standards, and in predicting trends.  Scholars recommend many uses for the Delphi Technique in higher education. The Delphi Technique has not traditionally been applied in library settings. However, this technique could have the same uses and benefits in library settings as have been reported in other settings. The...

Author(s): Ravonne Green

October 2013

Online video tutorials in Italian academic libraries

  This article analyses the results of a survey carried out on 69 online video tutorials for users’ education in Italian university library systems' websites between February and March 2012. Various aspects were examined: the technical characteristics (type of video, duration, audio, subtitles, "pause" function, language), content, objectives and interactive elements (division into modules,...

Author(s): MAZZOCCHI Juliana

October 2013

Library resources and service utilization by postgraduate students in a Nigerian private university

  The study examined the use of library resources and services among postgraduate students in Babcock University Library. Questionnaire was used as the main research instrument. 100 copies of the questionnaire were distributed to the students; the return rate was 76%. The major findings were; majority of the postgraduate students do not use the library regularly.  Their main purpose of visiting the library...

Author(s): Fehintola Nike Onifade, Susan Udoaku Ogbuiyi and Saturday U. Omeluzor