Global Journal of Library and Information Science


Development of Emergency Archives Information Resources- Based on the Case of Sichuan Province

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Development of Emergency Archives Information Resources- Based on the Case of Sichuan Province Hu Xing1, Hu KangLin2 1Law School, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610207, China; 2School of Public Administration, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China Archives information resources are the first-hand data and original records for recording and responding to emergencies. They play an important role in the emergency decision-making of emergencies. Strengthening the development of emergency archives information resources is an important way to improve emergency decision-making ability. The article takes the development of archives information resources for earthquake disasters in Sichuan Province as an example, conducts research on the development of archives information resources, and conducts case analysis to point out the current problems and optimization ideas. The research is supported by the National Social Science Foundation of China (NO. 14CTQ014). Keywords: Emergencies; Archives Information Resources; Sichuan Province ...

Libraries and Mobile Technologies: An Assessment of the Deployment of Mobile Technologies in Libraries

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Libraries and Mobile Technologies: An Assessment of the Deployment of Mobile Technologies in Libraries Hudron K. Kari Federal University Otuoke In this study, the researcher examined the views of library users and professional regarding the deployment of mobile technologies in libraries. The researcher tested five hypotheses to achieve the study objectives. The survey research design was used for the study. A total of 250 library users and 250 library professionals took part in the study. The questionnaire served as the instrument for data collection. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse the results of the study. All the five assumptions were not supported (p>0.05). Therefore, the researchers conclude that both library users an professionals are aware of mobile technologies, ready to apply them in library services, and are influenced by perceived ease of use and perceived usefulness. The practical and theoretical implications of the results have been explored. Keywords: library, mobile technologies, professionals, users ...

Promoting Library Services in the Social Media Era: Exploring Use, Objectives, Challenges and Perceived Influence

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Promoting Library Services in the Social Media Era: Exploring Use, Objectives, Challenges and Perceived Influence Hudron K. Kari and Gboyega K. Oyeniran Federal University Otuoke This study examined the use of mediated platforms for creating awareness regarding the services in libraries in Nigeria. The study was guided by five objectives. Descriptive survey was used as the design of the study. Both librarians (n=300) and library users (n=300) were sampled for the study. The questionnaire served as the instrument for data collection. Descriptive analysis like simple percentages, mean and standard deviation were used for the study. It was found that there is low extent of application of social media for the purposes of increasing public awareness of services in libraries. Also, seven objectives of applying social media to enhance awareness of services in libraries were found. Seven strategies for using social media to promote library services were also reported. Six obstacles to the use of social media to promote library services were also reported. The perceived influence of exposure to social media messages promoting library services were also reported. The implications of these results on library practice and scholarship have been explored. Based on the results of the study, the researchers recommends, among others, the utilization of social media to promote library services. Keywords: library services, professional, promotion, social media, users ...

Student’s Expectations regarding Library Services of National Library of Engineering Sciences (NLES); A Case Study

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Student’s Expectations regarding Library Services of National Library of Engineering Sciences (NLES); A Case Study Syed Zia Hussain Shah University of Engineering & Technology The study focused on Student’s Expectations regarding Library Services of National Library of Engineering Sciences (NLES); University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore. The function was to find out student’s expectations regarding library resources and services, accessibilities, library environment, information sources and facilitate library staff. Using the descriptive assessment design the population for the study consisted of all registered library users in the National Library of Engineering Sciences (NLES); University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore main campus. The study employed the probability simple method and stratified random sampling technique in selecting the sample size 10% for the study, and with a questionnaire data were collected. The level of students expectation was assessed through 5 point Lickert Scale and in the analysis SPSS v.22.0, these scores were measured and tabulated as mean score and total score. Keywords: User’s expectation, User’s satisfaction, Library service quality, Library user’s satisfaction, Expectation resource ...

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