• Library Effectiveness

    1. Introduction: Research, for any country, play not just a key role in the development of science and technology, but also depicts the socio economic and cultural progress made. The progress so far can be attributed to various scientific and technological developments across sectors, which in turn are all fueled by diligent research carried out in laboratories and academic institutions over the years and it is also important for such mammoth technical education centers to…

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  • Corporate Digital Library

    Corporate Digital Library Knowledge is every organization’s largest asset, yet it can be an overlooked and underutilized resource if not managed effectively and efficiently. Successful companies/organizations know that knowledge in action gets better results, accelerating the rate of learning, innovative ideas, insights and culture: cutting down the risks of not knowing and repeating mistakes: and retaining knowledge assets when people move, leave, or retire. In a corporate environment scientist, research associates, managers and other employees…

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  • Future of Digital Libraries

    The interaction of the users with multiple information sources provided by a digital library would continue to be a focus on the future. The mythical “paperless society” “Library: a place to space” is still a debatable aspects of library and information science profession of the aftermath of the Internet and ICT revolution. Since its invention more than five centuries, the paper has served as one of our primary communication medium and continued to be so…

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  • Copyright: Brief Information

    Copyright : Copyright means the exclusive right to do or authorize others to do certain acts in relation to literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, cinematographic film and sound recordings. The nature of the acts varies according to the subject matter. Essentially, copyright is the right to copy or reproduce the work in which copyright subsists (Paul, 2011). The objective of the Copyright Act is to encourage authors, composers, designers, and artists create original works by rewarding…

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  • Intellectual Property Right and Copyright Law

    Introduction Access to information is the key to socio-economic development in all countries around the world. Without access to information for personal, social, political, business, educational, individuals would not enhance research and knowledge. A library is a collection of resources made available to a defined community. Modern libraries are increasingly being redefined as places to get unrestricted access to information from many sources and various formats. The libraries play an important role in providing access…

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  • Open Access: An overview

    Introduction: In recent years, open access (OA) becoming an important subject matter for researchers, academics, librarians, university administrators, funding agencies, government officials, commercial publishers, and learned-society publishers (Roy, Mukhopadhyay & Subal, 2012). Open access literature can be applied to all forms of published research output, including scholarly journal articles, conference papers, theses, book chapters and monographs (Schopfel, 2013; Suber, 2011; Meredith, 2012). One of the key channels is the scholarly literature sources, which researchers support…

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  • Information Seeking Behaviour Models: An Overview

    Information Seeking: A model may be described as a framework for thinking about a problem and may evolve into a statement of the relationships among theoretical propositions. Most models in the general field of information behaviour are of the former variety: they are statements, often in the form of diagrams that attempt to describe an information-seeking activity, the causes and consequences of that activity, or the relationships among stages in information-seeking behaviour. Rarely do such…

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  • Information Needs

    The study of information needs and gathering behaviour dates back to 1948 when Bernal and others presented a paper on scientific information at the 1948 Royal Society conference (Bernal, 1960). During the past 30 years or so, a considerable body of literature has been produced dealing with information needs and information-seeking behaviour of both individuals and groups in a variety of contexts (Anwar, Al-Ansari, and Abdullah, 2004). It is estimated that the number of publications…

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  • Information Gathering

    Introduction: Since the mid-1990s the use of electronic resources has transformed information gathering for academic research. But it has affected subjects in different ways and to different degrees. Where previously finding information in all subjects was based around libraries, Library users studying different subjects now a day’s do not go to library in person, but have convenient access to vast amounts of information from their desktops. In other subjects electronic resources have been embraced, but…

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  • Health Information Management

    Introduction: Information seeking behavior is the purposive seeking for information as a consequence of a need to satisfy some goal. In the course of seeking, the individual may interact with manual information systems or with computers based systems. The increase in information on the web has affected information seeking behavior. There are many sources that can affect or set the information seeking behaviors of doctors. One of the things that affects on doctors’ information seeking…

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