American Journal of Information Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Big Data and Their Impact on Libraries

    Rafael Ball

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 29 November 2018
    Accepted: 14 January 2019
    Published: 22 February 2019
    Abstract: Academic libraries have a large amount of primary and secondary data with academic content. These contents can be linked and supplemented with freely available data on the Internet and generate benefit for their customers. This includes, for example, the date for indexing of library holdings as well as customer data and their media usage for the de... Show More
  • Marketing and Promotion of E-journal in Academic Libraries in Tanzania

    Joseph Cassian Pessa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 10-16
    Received: 15 January 2019
    Accepted: 21 February 2019
    Published: 15 March 2019
    Abstract: This paper examines promotion and marketing strategies used by academic libraries in Tanzania to make users aware of the availability of e-resources. To collect data, this study used survey. Data were analyzed using an Independent T-Test and One-Way MANOVA using SPSS Version 16. Documentary review of secondary data related to the study was done. Ma... Show More
  • Associations Between the Principle of Provenance and Metadata: Practical Implementation and Cases

    Changle Tang, Xiaojuan Zhang

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 17-25
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 26 February 2019
    Published: 19 March 2019
    Abstract: The principle of provenance is the fundamental theory of archives science, which also possesses important reference value in various areas of research and practice. This paper commences with investigating the core value of the principle of provenance, considering the principle to be the unity of theory and method and its core value lies in followin... Show More
  • Analysis of iTeach 2017 Contest Works and Suggestions for Educational Technology Students Training

    Xu Chaojun, Guo Shaoqing, Bai Hongquan, Li Yi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 26-34
    Received: 13 January 2019
    Accepted: 14 March 2019
    Published: 10 April 2019
    Abstract: iTeach contest works is the display window of educational technology students’ ability of instruction design, computer programming, software UI, and so on. It can also give out lots of information about China educational technology curriculum implement status, and students training focuses. The analysis of iTeach contest works is not only an inspec... Show More