Library Waves - A Biannual Peer Reviewed Journal http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw <p><strong><span style="font-size: large;">“Library Waves”</span></strong><span style="font-size: large;"> is a biannual peer reviewed Journal of Library and Information Science discipline, issues appearing in the month of June and December every year. Presently the Journal is being published by Shri Shakti Degree College, Kanpur (UP).</span></p> <p align="justify"><span style="font-size: large;">The journal provides a platform to the professionals for discussing pertinent issues of regional, national and international importance, reporting significant developments in the discipline adding new dimensions. The research papers reporting authentic and original research work on thrust areas with deep critical analysis. The journal keeps professionals abreast of new knowledge documenting significant research and developments.</span></p> en-US pankajlis12@gmail.com (Dr. Pankaj Kumar Singh) dptnitrkl@gmail.com (D P Tripathi, AL, BPCL, NIT Rourkela (www.dptripathi.in)) Sat, 30 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 OJS 3.1.0.0 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 60 Impact of the Services of INFLIBNET in the Uttar Pradesh University Libraries http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/77 <p align="justify">UGC has established INFLIBNET centre primarily for the information and library network activities in higher education in India. The paper presented the impact of INFLIBNET in the development of university libraries in study conducted by researcher in select university libraries in U.P. The impact of INFLIBNET is measured by conducting survey in select of university libraries in Uttar Pradesh in north of India. The study reveals that majority of libraries has been using the services offered by INFLIBNET to meet their automation and e-resources requirements.</p> Shyam Sunder Pandey ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/77 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Students usage of Library in KIIT Deemed to be University, Bhubaneswar http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/78 <p align="justify">KIIT Deemed to be University library provide excellent service to the users. This study is based on the use of library services of users. This is a survey type of study and the questionnaires were distributed among 1000 library users of the undergraduate. Everything is included during this survey regarding user services, Students frequency to come to the library, purpose of the visit to the library, important resources to use. In this library beside print material there are also available e-documents in huge number, various types of e-books, journals, magazines.</p> Payel Saha, Hrudayananda Padhan ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/78 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 10:40:25 +0000 Web‐Based Library Services in Selected Central University Libraries of India http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/79 <p align="justify">World Wide Web (WWW) and Internet becomes a new media of libraries for information storage and information providing with greater speed and economy. This paper discusses on the use of web-based library services available in some selected central University Library in India and examines how central university libraries provides web-based access to its collections and user support for that access and the problems faced by the users in accessing web-based library services. This paper will also find out some recommendations for increasing the effective use of web-based library services.</p> Jamil Ahmed ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/79 Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Job Satisfaction in Academic Libraries of UAE: A Survey http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/83 <p>This study enquires the job satisfaction among the library professionals in UAE. As regards of the librarians they are having many opportunities in UAE as it has many schools and universities even it is going very rapidly. Frequently new schools and universities are opening every year. Therefore library professionals having a good scope in UAE. In general way in other countries librarians seems not satisfied with their job and other facilities. The present study is a survey based study on librarian satisfaction in UAE, which reveals about their level of satisfaction. It is founded that working conditions and salaries of the librarians are quite good in UAE and they are parallel satisfied with them which can be the reason of moving many librarians to UAE from different countries.</p> Noushia Parveen ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/83 Sat, 01 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0000 Bibliometric Study of Publications of CALIBER Convention 2008 http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/84 <p>Paper discusses the bibliometric aspects of publications of CALIBER convention 2008 held at Allahabad. Paper covers 76 articles published in the proceedings of CALIBER 2008. The study comprises to evaluate the themes and sub-themes of the conference, authorship pattern, degree of collaboration, state-wise and country-wise geographical distribution of papers, average references per paper, bibliographic forms of documents used in references and top cited LIS journals. The study found multiple authorship patterns with the good degree of collaboration, Uttar Pradesh as the highest paper contributing state and India as the highest contributing country, more than 10 references per article, Journal papers as the prevalent form of documents, and Library Hi-Tech News as the top cited journal of the field.</p> Oliver Lalthlengliana, Akhandanand Shukla ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/84 Sun, 09 Sep 2018 01:08:27 +0000 Evaluation of Next Generation Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) Features in Library Management System http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/85 <p>The paper presents an outline of evolution of Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) comparing to the various generation of computer. An attempt is being made to evaluate some of the simple and advance OPAC features supported by different Library Management System (LMS).The evaluative criteria is also proposed which helps library and information centers to further evaluate the features of OPAC presented in various LMS.</p> Shweta Gupta ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/85 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:07:50 +0000 Measuring Satisfaction of Users from e-Library vis-à-vis selected Libraries of Rajasthan states http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/86 <p>Emergence of E-resources has caused a shift in user’s perception also. In the changing dimensions, it does not matter what you have but the important issue is to have an access to it. Today, we can have seamless access to any information from anywhere anytime crossing all the geographical boundaries, provided basic infra-structure is available. All those developments are leading to the emergence of digital libraries or electronic libraries in a parallel way. In the present scenario, users are seeking a one-stop shop to satisfy their information needs. This study was conducted in the libraries of Rajasthan. For this purpose the data from 230 respondents of 10 libraries was collected and analyzed with one sample t-test and multiple regression analysis. Study revealed that respondents believed that the variety of e-resources available in libraries are significant and E-Book, Database and E-Journals are the major benefits of E-libraries in Rajasthan state.</p> Prabha Sahu, Shri Ram Pandey ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/86 Sat, 22 Sep 2018 12:14:05 +0000 Information-Seeking Behavior of Trainee Public Administrators in Rajasthan State Institute of Public Administration, Jaipur http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/87 <p>The purpose of this paper is to discuss the information-seeking behavior of public administrators during education and training. It also highlighted the use of study materials and other sources of information, which are also using by the users study or preparing for administrative jobs. Questionnaire method was used for data collection. The study focuses on the use of various library facilities available in the institute’s library.</p> Sunita Pandey ##submission.copyrightStatement## http://librarywaves.com/index.php/lw/article/view/87 Sat, 29 Sep 2018 00:22:23 +0000