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: 240

Table of Content: October 2014; 6(4)

October 2014

Strengthening information technology in Pakistani libraries

Advances in computer technology combined with communication technologies have exerted unprecedented pressures for change on libraries. This study investigated the measures to be taken for strengthening information technology in Pakistani libraries. The critical issue identified provides closer insight into the issues affecting overall implementation of IT. This study found out that condition of IT implementation in...

Author(s): Humera Mah Jabeen and Mohammad Bashir Khan

October 2014

A survey on the present status of engineering college libraries in Sri venkateswara University area, Andhra Pradesh, India

The data collected from 29 librarians of engineering college libraries in S.V. University area, Andhra Pradesh, India indicate that all the engineering college libraries work from 9-11 h a day during working days. Most of the librarians (75.9%) possess M.L.I.Sc degree along with post-graduate degree in arts, science or commerce.  A high percentage of them (41.4%) get UGC Pay Scales. Most of the libraries (86.2%)...

Author(s): C. Chinna Balu and Dr. V. Pulla Reddy

October 2014

Study habits, use of school libraries and students’ academic performance in selected secondary schools in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State

The study was on study habits, use of libraries and students’ academic performance in selected secondary schools in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State. Survey technique was adopted for the study, and the instrument for data collection was questionnaire. Complete enumeration was the procedure used for the study. 296 copies of questionnaire were administered and retrieved but 14 copies were invalid. Thus,...

Author(s): Michael Jato, Samuel O. Ogunniyi and Peter O. Olubiyo

October 2014

The use of libraries among children in primary schools in Makurdi Metropolis, Benue State, Nigeria

This study investigated the use of libraries among primary school children in the public, private and missionary schools in Makurdi metropolis. Using a survey design method and structured questionnaire, data were collected from a total of 366 participants. The findings showed that generally, there was a high level of reading interest and proficiencies among the children which are good indicators of use of library...

Author(s): Doosuur Ashaver and Igyuve Sandra Mwuese