Ashraf Sharif

Ashraf Sharif
Aga Khan University, Pakistan | AKU · University Libraries

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July 2000 - April 2009
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Position
  • Senior Librarian, Systems & Services

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Publications (12)
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Purpose The use of social media has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Social media platforms provide opportunities to share news, ideas and personal stories. Twitter is used by citizens in Pakistan to respond and comment on emerging news stories and events. However, it is not known whether Twitter played a positive or negative role in spreadi...
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Purpose The use of social media has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Social media platforms provide opportunities to share news, ideas, and personal stories. Twitter is used by citizens in Pakistan to respond and comment on emerging news stories and events. However, it is not known whether Twitter played a positive or negative role in spread...
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Self-disclosure on social networking sites (SNSs) leads to social capital development, connectedness, and relationship building. Due to several benefits associated with this behavior, self-disclosure has become a subject of research over the last few years. The current study investigates the antecedents of self-disclosure under the lens of the tech...
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Institutions globally have increasingly embraced Institutional Repositories (IRs) to collect, showcase, archive, and preserve their intellectual and scholarly output. Many benefits are gained from implementation of the platform including: the institution’s visibility, status and reputation is increased; authors get wider public access and visibilit...
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Main objective of this paper is to assess the information literacy needs of the fresh M.Ed. students at the AKU-IED and to measure the impact of the information literacy sessions over the students by using the pretest and posttest tool.Document the users' reflections to improve the forthcoming information literacy sessions. Pretest questionnaire wa...
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The Aga Khan University (AKU) is serving through eleven campuses spread across eight countries in three continents. It has a network of eleven libraries, although small in size, in five developing courtiers in three regions (South Asia, East Africa, and Europe). The university has recently implemented an Institutional Repository (IR) system to show...
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The Aga Khan University (AKU) is the only university in the developing world that is serving through its eleven campuses spread across eight countries and three continents. It has a network of nine libraries, although small in size, in four developing countries in two regions (South Asia and East Africa). The university has recently implemented a l...
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All volumes published in five years (2005-2009) of three core Pakistani medical journals, namely, Journal of Ayub Medical College (JAMC), Journal of Pakistan Medical Association (JPMA), and Journals of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (JSPSP) were analyzed to find out citation pattern of their editorials. The result revealed that JPMA has been the...
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Selected volumes of the Pakistan Development Review (PDR) and the Pakistan Economic and Social Review (PESR) were analysed to find the citation pattern of their articles. Eight volumes of each journal were selected, two volumes representing a decade. The results revealed that the PDR has been the most cited journal. The mean score of citations per...
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Report on a survey of alumni of the Pakistan Library Association’s Computer Training Center in Lahore to determine the impact of the Certificate in Library Automation (CLA) on librarianship in Pakistan. The survey provided information on: the profile of the respondents; their participation in computer training before and after taking the CLA; the i...
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RS is an effective tool towards providing extensive access with limited financial resources. Users’ demands and expectations have also arisen with the speedy growth of knowledge resources. Because of budgetary cuts, libraries are unable to purchase the needed material, so they should aim for mutual cooperation. At present, professionals are sharing...

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