OALib Journal
  OALib Journal is an all-in-one open access journal (ISSN Print: 2333-9705, ISSN Online: 2333-9721). It accepts a manuscript for the peer-review processing, typesetting, publication and then allocated to one of the 322 subject areas. The article processing charge for publishing in OALib journal is Only $99. For more details, please contact service@oalib.com. Submit now
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Jul 26, 2023Open    Access

Comparative Study of Open Access and Non-Open Access Journals in Subject Area Energy

Debrayan Bravo Hidalgo, Marco Vinicio Cevallos Bravo, William Marcelo Ponce Iturralde
The purpose of this research is to establish a comparative analysis between open access journals and those open access journals whose sole purpose is to research on energy as a socialized conduit. To achieve such objective three tools will be used, namely: 1) the bibliographic database of abstracts, 2) the citations of articles for scientific journals, including Scopus, and 3) bibliometric analysis. Different studies show research that has been published in non-open access journals is larger in ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Jun 16, 2023Open    Access

Drivers of Mobile Payment Acceptance: The Impact of Network Externalities in Nigeria

Qasim M. Ajao, Olukotun Oludamilare, Lanre Sadeeq
The rising popularity of mobile payments can be attributed to the widespread use of smartphones and their applications. Despite its potential to simplify our lives, its adoption in African countries has been limited. This paper aims to enhance our understanding of the critical factors that influence the acceptance of mobile payments in Nigeria by exploring the impact of “network externalities” in addition to conventional technology acceptance factors. It posits that performance expectancy, effor...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Nov 10, 2022Open    Access

A Review of China’s Open Data Policy Research

Bolong Li, Xiaotao Li
[Purpose/Significance]: To provide a reference for the development of open data theory and practice by targeting a review of China’s open data policy-related research. [Method/Process]: Through textual content analysis, the study finds that the research on open data policy in China currently consists of four main sections: theoretical research, policy content analysis, policy coordination research, and policy evaluation. [Result/Conclusion]: At present, China’s research on open data policy has m...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Oct 25, 2022Open    Access

Utilization of Open Access Library Resources by Postgraduate Students at Karatina University, Kenya

Valentine Tarus, Ben Wekalao Namande, Bernad Maake
Open Access (OA) are research publications published in scholarly journals or institutional repositories online without restrictions. It enables end users to consume, transfer and reproduce the full text of scholarly works in their fields of study. OA library resources support academic and research within institutions of higher learning as it strives to provide an alternative solution in a place where there is no equality in information and knowledge. The pursuit and use of OA library resources ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Oct 20, 2022Open    Access

Transforming the Instructional Leadership Professional Development Landscape Utilizing National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Resources

Twianie Roberts, Cheryl Seay, Deborah Bellamy
Increasing measurable student achievement is a primary goal for K-12 institutions worldwide. To this end, Instructional Leaders must be knowledgeable concerning instructional best practices, technology, and current research in education. This paper examines professional development for Instructional Leaders utilizing an accomplished teaching model that employs National Board for Professional Teaching Standards resources as the basis for instruction. Within the context of this paper, Instructiona...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Sep 21, 2022Open    Access

The Effect of Typographic Modifications on Pupil and Blink Behavior in Dyslexic and Non-Dyslexic Readers

Louise Tooze
This paper examines the effect of four typographic modification variables among a group of dyslexic and non-dyslexic adults (18 - 45 y) during English reading. The eye movement recordings of 14 participants dyslexic (n = 2) and non-dyslexic (n = 14) readers were analyzed by examining the following parameters: pupil diameter, blink count, blink duration and blink frequency. The typographic modification variables assessed co comprise font color, background color, line spacing and font type. It was...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Aug 15, 2022Open    Access

Utilization of the University of the Gambia Main Library

Ramatoulie Touray
The study assessed the utilization of the University of the Gambia Main Library by various schools of the university. The schools that mostly utilize the library and the average time spent were examined. The data was generated from the Main Library database. The database was appropriate for this study as a useful method for assessing the schools that utilize the library most and the average time spent by students from April to September 2021. From the findings of the study, it was concluded that...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jun 28, 2022Open    Access

Research on Information Literacy Education Model of College Students under the Background of New Liberal Arts

Mingliang Xie, Wei Kang, Xiaoqing Xia
This study clarifies the connotation of new liberal arts and information literacy, analyzes the current situation and existing problems of college students’ information literacy, and establishes a “four-in-one” college students’ information literacy model under the background of new liberal arts, which takes training objectives as guidance, innovative teaching mode as path, integration platform as a guarantee and strengthening teachers as support. It aims to help the industry to better populariz...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 16, 2022Open    Access

Effect of ICT Use on Library Service Delivery: A Comparative Approach from Two Universities

Frank Kofi Essien, Zhangping Lu, Pearl Abredu, Isidore Komla Zotoo
The study is aimed at investigating the effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on library service delivery in two universities namely, University of Ghana library (Ghana) and Jiangsu university library (China). The paper adopted quantitative method and used a structured questionnaire to gather the research data. A sample size of 62 staff from Jiangsu University Library and 80 staff from the University of Ghana Library were selected. In all, a sample size of 142 respondents ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Feb 14, 2022Open    Access

Research Data Management in China: Can Librarians Bring a Paradigm Shift?

Isidore Komla Zotoo, Guifeng Liu, Zhangping Lu, Frank Kofi Essien
Research data management (RDM) practices in China are underdeveloped despite the release of RDM policy on 2nd April 2018 and research to unearth these challenges cannot be overemphasized. The objective of this study is to investigate the relationship among critical stakeholders in RDM specifically from librarians’ perspective to speed up the RDM agenda for maximum benefit. This study used Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) to study the relationship among critical stakeholders in RDM. The finding...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022


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