The Electronic Library: Volume 33 Issue 3

Digital information organization and use


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

The prevalence of web browser extensions use in library services: an exploratory study

Tanmay De Sarkar

The paper aims to present an outline how libraries are harnessing browser extensions to provide an easy and convenient access to library resources and services…

Mining library and university data to understand library use patterns

John Renaud, Scott Britton, Dingding Wang, Mitsunori Ogihara

Library data are often hard to analyze because these data come from unconnected sources, and the data sets can be very large. Furthermore, the desire to protect user…

LocalContent: a personal scientific document retrieval system

Chih-Fong Tsai, Shih-Wen Ke, Kenneth McGarry, Ming-Yi Lin

The purpose of this paper is to introduce a novel personal scientific document retrieval system. The most common approach taken for the storage of personal documents is to…

User perceptions of social questions and answer websites for library reference services: A content analysis

Shengli Deng, Yin Zhang

– This paper aims to understand Social Questions & Answers (SQA) users’ perceptions of library reference services.

Trust evaluation for inter-organization knowledge sharing via the e-learning community

Bing Wu, Chenyan Zhang

– The purpose of this study is to design a trust-based knowledge-sharing framework based on the characteristics of the e-learning community.

Investigation and analysis of research data services in university libraries

Li Si, Wenming Xing, Xiaozhe Zhuang, Xiaoqin Hua, Limei Zhou

This paper aims to find the current situation of research data services by academic libraries and summarize some strategies for university libraries to reference. Recent…

TMTpedia: a case of extended Wikipedia for the military-based application in Taiwan

Liang-Chu Chen, Ting-Jung Yu, Chi-Li Chang

This paper aims to collect the terminologies from the Ministry of National Defense military dictionary and to design a military-based wiki system, TMTpedia, to serve as a…

The effects of online service quality of e-commerce Websites on user satisfaction

Gajendra Sharma, Wang Lijuan

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate service quality of e-commerce Websites in online platform and their contribution on e-business promotion.

Information literacy of students as a correlate of their use of electronic resources in university libraries in Nigeria

Ngozi Blessing Ukachi

The purpose of this paper is to determine the relationship existing between undergraduate students’ information literacy skills and their use of electronic resources (ERs…

ICT skills acquisition and competencies of librarians: Implications for digital and electronic environment in Nigerian universities libraries

Ojedokun A Ayoku, Victoria Nwamaka Okafor

The purpose of this paper is an audit of information technology (IT) skills set of librarians in some Nigerian university libraries with the aim of examining their…

The use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) by the faculty members of the School of Library & Information Science, PAAET, Kuwait

Essam A. H. Mansour

The purpose of this study is to describe the usage of Social Networking Sites (SNSs) by the faculty members of the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS), at the…

Multiple h-index: a new scientometric indicator

Mousa Yaminfirooz, Hemmat Gholinia

This paper aims to evaluate some of the known scientific indexes by using virtual data and proposes a new index, named multiple h-index (mh-index), for removing the limits…

Website usability: the case of Kuwaiti middle school students

Taghreed Mohammad Alqudsi, Reem Murdhi Alkhaledi

– The purpose of this paper is to add to the knowledge about how to design websites that are stress-free, easy to navigate and relevant to children’s learning needs.

An investigation into the use of LibGuides for electronic resources troubleshooting in academic libraries

Rachel Ann Erb, Brian Erb

The purpose of this paper is to seek to ascertain how many electronic resource troubleshooting LibGuides are in use and what level of support they tend to provide…

An assessment of the usability of the University of the West Indies (Mona, Jamaica) Main Library’s website

Adrian St. Patrick Duncan, Fay Durrant

The purpose of this study is to provide an assessment of the usability of the University of the West Indies, Mona, Main Library’s Web site by Master of Arts students of…

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