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Library Hi Tech News

ISSN: 0741-9058

Online from: 1999

Subject Area: Library and Information Studies

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Internet Use at the Balme Library, University of Ghana


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Title:Internet Use at the Balme Library, University of Ghana
Author(s):A. Alemna, (Librarian at the Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana. (aalemna@yahoo.com)), T. Adanu, (Librarian at the Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana. (theodosia@libr.ug.edu.gh))
Citation:A. Alemna, T. Adanu, (2005) "Internet Use at the Balme Library, University of Ghana", Library Hi Tech News, Vol. 22 Iss: 2, pp.25 - 26
Keywords:Africa, Ghana, Internet, Telecommunication systems
Article type:Viewpoint
DOI:10.1108/07419050510593380 (Permanent URL)
Publisher:Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Abstract:

Purpose – Aims to summarise a study of the extent of use of the internet and its services at a library in Ghana.

Design/methodology/approach – This is a descriptive summary. The study, which was undertaken within a one-month period, was at the Balme Library, University of Ghana.

Findings – The findings indicate that among the services, e-mail is the highest used, followed by the use for research. The least use of the internet was for e-mail/browsing.

Originality/value – This is of interest to library and information management professionals, particularly those interested in information work in Africa.



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