Digital Library Perspectives: Volume 35 Issue 3/4


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Use of Koha-integrated library system by higher education institutions in Malawi

Aubrey Chaputula, Allan Kanyundo

The purpose of this paper is to study the use of Koha integrated library system by higher education institutions in Malawi.

“Libraries motors of change” and the social role of (digital) libraries for their communities: Interview with IFLA President Glòria Pérez-Salmerón

Mario Coffa

Based on a comparison with different realities, analysis of the situation of libraries in line with International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA…


Mining the treasure of palm leaf manuscripts through information retrieval techniques

Bhupendra Singh, Neelu Jyoti Ahuja

This paper aims to popularize information retrieval from palm leaf manuscripts among computer scientists to make available the guidance of the age-old heritage in shaping the…

Semantic annotation and harvesting of federated scholarly data using ontologies

Dimitrios A. Koutsomitropoulos

Effective synthesis of learning material is a multidimensional problem, which often relies on handpicking approaches and human expertise. Sources of educational content exist in a…

An assessment of digital literacy skills and knowledge-based competencies among librarians working in university libraries in Africa

Ebikabowei Emmanuel Baro, Onyedikachi G. Obaro, Emetarom Doris Aduba

The purpose of this paper is to assess digital literacy skills possessed by library and information professionals working in university libraries in Africa.


Level of satisfaction and utilization of EBSCOhost among UPHSL students and faculty

Elizabeth Malabanan, Arlyn Bayeng

Electronic resources are becoming an integral part of the academe. It has revolutionized the idea of research, making information more accessible. This study aims to determine the…

Strategies for inclusive and safe education using virtual reality: from the digital library perspective

Lourdes Díaz-López, Javier Tarango, Claudia-Patricia Contreras

This paper aims to propose the development of formal (scientific content) and informal (content for science communication) educational activities in an inclusive and safe way…


Digital information resources: use and perceptions of deaf and hearing students

Abdoulaye Kaba, Ziyad K. Ellala

The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of the internet among deaf and hearing students. The study also explores the perceptions of students toward the internet…

Perceived value of social media in students’ participation in social movement: A developing country perspective

Shohana Akter, Md. Anwarul Islam

The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the use of social media (SM) and its influence for increasing students’ participation in the quota reform movement at the…


Mining archival genealogy databases to gain new insights into broader historical issues

Kim Abildgren

Several genealogical databases are now publicly available on the Web. The information stored in such databases is not only of interest for genealogical research but might also be…

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