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Reseach Methodology Lession 6

Chapter 6 Literature Review  In the chapter5, we have seen how research process is cyclic. We will now deal with important pre-requisite of research viz., literature review. It forms an important part of the research work.  Literature review is a comprehensive survey of the works published in a particular field of study or line of […]

Research Methodology Lession 5

Chapter 5  Research Process   As seen in one of the earlier chapters, the research begins with a problem or question in the mind of the researcher. The researcher then defines goals and objectives, subdivides the problem into sub-problems and then formulates some hypotheses. Researcher then reviews the literature, looks for data directed by the […]

USAGE OF ICT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FOR RESEARCH

The paper is a finding of a study of the impact of information and Communication technologies (ICTs) in the MET’s Institute of Engineering, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nashik (MET-BKC-IOE) .Information and Communication technology (ICT) has transformed Library and Information services radically globally. The Internet has provided universal access to information. The paper recommends proper training and guidance for use of ICT

Use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) in Technology Libraries

Use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) in Technology Libraries    Vasantray A Chauhan Librarian   Preface: Libraries in the past used to be temples of knowledge – knowledge generally reserved only for the few. Today, ICT provides a means of reverting this paradigm, not only by providing access to information, but also by disseminating information and fostering […]

INFORMATION SEEKING PATTERN IN GNE COLLEGE LIBRARY

INFORMATION SEEKING PATTERN IN GNE COLLEGE LIBRARY AN ANALYSIS Manpreet Singh M.A.,M.LIB.& INF.SCI.,M.PHIL(LIB.SCI.) library Assist., Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College, Ludhiana (Punjab) Abstract : Due to Information Technology & its impact on library and information centers, the information seeking behavior has become more complex in these days. So the provide maximum utilities to the users […]

Change Management in Libraries

Librarians have been pioneers in adapting themselves to new technologies. Particularly in this era of Information and Communication Technology, Libraries are evolving into information or resource centers and the role of librarian into that of facilitator from that of custodian of books. The user groups being heterogeneous and the demand being varied the role of new age librarian is quite challenging. The paper is an overview of change management in general and its relevance with regard to libraries in particular.
Key words: Change Management, Digital Libraries, Library Management, Transition, ICT.

M LEARNING : INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR LEARNERS

Abstract : M mobile learning is learning of any knowledge using portable technologies like mobile phones iPods and PDA’s since they have more processing power and more interesting applications than were commonly available on desktop machines a decade ago. We must consider how mobile learning can be used to provide learners with better opportunities and enhanced learning outcomes. This article discusses about the basic information about m learning; differentiation between e learning and m learning; the four R’s of m learning; predicts some characteristics of the future learning environment; advantages disadvantages of m learning ; finally a glimpse of future is provided including hypothetical examples.

Role of LIS Professional in Digital & Internet Age

Introduction :

A librarian or information professional must be able to actively participate in the
educational process rather than gathering information and disseminate it to the public
through workshops, orientations, training etc. They must ensure that there is effective
and efficient flow of information from the generators to users of information in the digital
environment. This is a complex communication chain with libraries and information
systems playing an important, even critical role. Information professional must be able to address the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital age with an emphasis on examining contemporary problems, advances and solutions.

Digital information is changing the role of librarians from a person who students ask for assistance in finding information in a place called a library to someone who needs to provide services and instructions regardless of place, time or format.

Research Methodology : Lesson 3

Lesson 3 Hypothesis  Formulation of a suitable hypothesis goes hand in hand with the selection of research topics.  Hypo= less than and Thesis=generally held view. Thus, hypothesis is less than generally held view. It is an assumption, of which tenability is to be tested.  Definition: According to G. A. Lundberg, Hypothesis is a tentative generalization, […]