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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. (firstname.lastname@example.org)), T. Adanu, (Librarian at the Balme Library, University of Ghana, Legon-Accra, Ghana. (email@example.com))|
|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|
|DOI:||10.1108/07419050510593380 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
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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