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Responsive Library Website Design and Adoption of Federated Search Tools for Library Services in Developing Countries

Fagbohun, Michael and NWOKEOMA, NWANNE M. and Itsekor , Victoria and Adebayo, Oyeronke (2016) Responsive Library Website Design and Adoption of Federated Search Tools for Library Services in Developing Countries. In: E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries. Information Science Reference (an imprint of IGI Global), pp. 76-108. ISBN 9781522504757

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Abstract

Library attention has been shifted away from only physical services, since much of its operations are now going virtual, and almost everything about library activities now compete for online attention. Librarians have no choice than to conform to the trend since the major concern of library is to meet the need of its clienteles at all cost. Moreover, the paradigm shift in information ecosystem is now ediscovery tools. Responsive website design and federated search tools are part of the tools adopted to meet and satisfy information needs of library users in this era of information exploration. This chapter looks at the concept of responsive website design and federated search, components of responsive websites design, need for adoption of responsive website design for libraries in developing countries, federated search products and vendors, benefits of federated search technology, dichotomy between open search and federated search, adoption of federated search tools in developing countries, issues to consider with the federated search tool

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2016 08:52
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 13:02
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/7087

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