Faizul Nisha

Faizul Nisha
Defence Research and Development Organisation | DRDO · Defence Scientific information & Documentation Center (DESIDOC)

Doctor of Philosophy

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Education
October 2005 - August 2010
Aligarh Muslim University
Field of study
  • Information Science

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Publications (50)
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Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to determine the extent to which research scholars at Central Science Library, University of Delhi are aware and make use of e-journals. Design/methodology/approach – A survey was designed to collect basic information about the level of use of electronic journals as well as other factors contributing to and a...
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The paper provides an overall picture of the use of intranet services in IIT, Delhi. Major purposes of the study were to explore the degree of use of existing intranet services, to evaluate services available throughthe intranet, identify the problems which are being faced by users and make suggestion for improving service. Questionnaire, interview...
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Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) as a tool is being used for the better governance and management of libraries. A RFID system offers a complete package from security, theft detection, tracking, monitoring, inventory control, and act as an expedient in books circulation or charging and discharging of books; and, lessens the burden of librarians...
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Purpose – This paper aims to provide a functional review of Greenstone based on selected criteria, viz., user friendliness, administration, customization, international metadata standards and interoperability, search and browse capabilities, security aspects, statistical reports, unique features and limitations. Design/methodology/approach – The p...
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Purpose ‐ The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of e-journals by the users of IIT Delhi and Delhi University. Design/methodology/approach ‐ Survey research was conducted to access e-journal use among IIT Delhi and Delhi University users. A stratified random sample method was used for selection of respondents. The survey was conducted thro...
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The purpose of the study, discussed in this article, was to evaluate the acceptance and adoption of open access (OA) publications amongst the scholarly community of Mizoram University, northeast, India Central University. The data was retrieved by exporting directly from the Scopus database in comma-separated values (CSV) file format while undergoi...
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The present study aims to assess the digital information literacy skills among the library and information science students of the University of Delhi. The survey method has been found suitable to conduct the study in which a structured 80 questionnaires were distributed randomly among the students of DLIS and 72 (90%) of questionnaires were receiv...
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The paper highlights the prevalence of predatory journals and conferences that damage science and research across all knowledge branches. They are characterized by rapid acceptance and publication, aggressive email marketing, lack of quality control, and charge hefty Article Processing Charges (APC) (for journal articles) and registration fees (for...
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The paper highlights the prevalence of predatory journals and conferences that damage science and research across all knowledge branches. They are characterized by rapid acceptance and publication, aggressive email marketing, lack of quality control, and charge hefty Article Processing Charges (APC) (for journal articles) and registration fees (for...
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In this paper, an analysis of 806 highly cited articles was carried out based on the data retrieved from SCOPUS multidisciplinary database on ‘Coronavirus’ research published during 1970-2019 and 2020. The term ‘Coronavirus’ was used to retrieve data from the fields - title, abstract & keyword. Further, an analysis was carried out for the citation...
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In this paper, an analysis of 806 highly cited articles was carried out based on the data retrieved from SCOPUS multidisciplinary database on ‘Coronavirus’ research published during 1970-2019 and 2020. The term ‘Coronavirus’ was used to retrieve data from the fields - title, abstract & keyword. Further, an analysis was carried out for the citation...
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Education system has undergone dramatic change since pre-historic times. Among all the technological based innovations taken place in higher education, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are considered as one of the most attention seeking development all over the globe in the present times. It’s been established that Massive Open Online Courses (M...
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The paper dwells on the needs and importance of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) which provides free online courses to collegiate and non-collegiate students, a way for them to acquire new skills and career advancement. Paper reviews the acceptability of MOOCs among students and the role libraries’ play in facilitating its access to people who w...
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With fast evolving technology and changing users’ preferences, traditional libraries are rapidly getting replaced by the digital libraries –Libraries which are available 24X7, anywhere-anytime. Keeping in sync with the changing world of libraries, DRDO recently took a leap towards developing digital library for all its users scattered across the co...
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Research institutions are critical to innovation, product creation and speed to market to staying ahead in the competitive world. In product life cycle, the “cradle to grave” paradigm necessitates, KM be central to all research institutions for establishing a transformational relationship between existing and futuristic research endeavours. The art...
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Libraries, today, can no more operate in their traditional mannerisms. Thus during the last decade or so, traditional libraries have rapidly been replaced by digital, hybrid and virtual libraries. The most sought after technology to implement these digital or virtual libraries is the cloud technology. ‘Defence Scientific Information and Documentati...
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The paper examines quality and quantity of scientific research in India as reflected in publications output on grid computing on a series of bibliometric indicators. Data were extracted from Scopus database consisting of 1340 publications in grid computing research from India in 10 years during 2008-17 citation impact of 4.33 citations per paper an...
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The purpose of this paper is to discuss the use of social networking sites (SNSs) by Engineering and Technology Students of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. The paper also tries to explore how students integrated SNSs into their daily communication for study and learning. A survey was designed to collect needed information about the level...
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Radio Frequency IDentification (RFID) as a tool is being used for the better governance and management of libraries. A RFID system offers a complete package from security, theft detection, tracking, monitoring, inventory control, and act as an expedient in books circulation or charging and discharging of books; and, lessens the burden of librarians...
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This study presents an overview of ‘Biochemistry’ journals indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). Data was retrieved from The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) as on May 04, 2017, which on that date listed around 9,456 journals across 129 countries. The present study demonstrates the various aspects such as the subject cove...
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The paper examines 12104 global publications on digital library research, as covered in Scopus database during 2007-16, experiencing an annual average growth rate of -7.83% and qualitative impact averaged to 4.40 citations per paper. The top 15 most productive countries individually contributed global publication share from 1.78% to 26.79%, with la...
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The paper examines the awareness and use of library makerspaces. A well-structured questionnaire was used for collection of data. Around 700 questionnaires were distributed among the Indian library professionals. A total of 500 filled in questionnaires were received, out of which, only 470 questionnaires were selected for analysis of the data. The...
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This study is centered on scientometric analysis of top fifty one cited articles in data mining. Scopus database was used to determine the citations of all published data mining articles during March 2015. The study demonstrates the various aspects of the data mining and investigation was carried out for the top most cited publications, year-wise d...
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This study is centered on scientometric analysis of top fifty one cited articles in data mining. Scopus database was used to determine the citations of all published data mining articles during March 2015. The study demonstrates the various aspects of the data mining and investigation was carried out for the top most cited publications, year-wise d...
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Purpose: Plagiarism is a much vexed subject in today’s contemporary literary world and more so in the field of academics and scholarly pursuit; especially, in thesis and dissertations. This study provides an overview on plagiarism, types/ forms of plagiarism, and policies adopted by the Indian academics for curbing this prevalence. Methodology: Dur...
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This study provides an overview about massive open online courses (MOOCs), about how technology has changed over the years the face of distance learning and how relevant and beneficial these courses might be for distance learners. Studies related to MOOCs in India and world around have been reviewed. It also furnishes the details of various MOOCs p...
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Reference is a link or relationship between two objects in which one gives acknowledgement to other. In today’s world references are not limited to books and journals but they include variety of web resources including websites, e-publications, audios, videos etc. A reference management tool makes easier for researchers not only collect and store t...
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With the advent of Internet and new technologies variety of information sources are coming up. The thirst of information in R&D activities has become ever growing and ever demanding. The information is becoming more digital and people are getting easy access to abundant information which leads to the temptation of using and copying it and stealing...
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The study explores academics attitudes towards periodicals’ use. A well structured questionnaire was designed to elicit user's response. Responses were gathered by using stratified sampling method having PG students, Research scholars and Faculty members in Central Library IIT Delhi, P.K. Kelkar Library IIT Kanpur and Central Library, Delhi Univers...
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The present study has investigated the trends of open access journals appeared in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). It provides an insight to the open access publishing in the field of chemistry based on the data collected from DOAJ. The DOAJ available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Website lists Open Access Journals and is maintained...
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The study highlights the users' behaviour and attitudes towards e-journal usage at IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur and at the same time exploring preference of e-journals over print format. It accesses the role and significance of e-journals for scientific scholarly communication and evaluates the various problems faced by users while browsing through e-j...
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Defence Research & Development Organization (DRDO) provides various scientific information services to the user community through web using social networking technology. This paper highlights the concept, methodology, and need of social networking technology adapted by DESIDOC to some of the specialised services. Special focus has been given on DRD...
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The purpose of this paper is to bring the audience about the whole process of acquisition of e-journals including management issues and the problems associated with them. This is followed by various e-journals providers such as Academic Press IDEAL, ACS, IOP, RSC, CUP etc. The paper concludes that subscription to electronic formats is increasing da...
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This paper reflects the whole process of acquiring printed periodicals, the factors governing the selection of periodicals such as the scope of the library, demands of the users, whether the title is easily available elsewhere and periodicals already taken by libraries have been described. Various methods involved in the acquisition of periodicals...
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Abstract The advent of Information and Communication Technologies has changed the trend in libraries were using in collecting, acquiring, storing, retrieving and disseminating materials and documents. E-Publishing has gained momentum in the present era. It has become the ideal form for disseminating the latest research findings and results. It is b...
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Describes the concept and need of web 2.0 and defines ‘weblog’ in the context of library and information services. Lists the applications of weblogs in libraries in particular and provides a brief account of blogging softwares. Special focus has been given on DRDO Blog as well as how to post queries on it. The paper concludes that blogs are a simpl...
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An institutional repository is an online resource for collecting, managing, disseminating and preserving academic and scholarly materials, such as theses, dissertations and research articles created in digital form by faculty and students in individual universities, institutions and colleges. The purpose of writing this paper is to describe the cur...
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ABSTRACT E-Journals have increasingly become the focus of Research & Development in the recent years. They have become the largest and fastest growing media of the digital collections for most libraries. Preservation of e-journals is a complicated process.In many ways, archiving and preserving e-journals will be dramatically different from what has...
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Periodicals are primary source of information-the first published records of original research and development or description of new application or new interpretation of an old theme or idea- which is the most important and useful source. This paper tries to identify the use of periodical services in IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur with special reference...
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The present study explains about INDEST-AICTE Consortium of MHRD and UGC-Infonet Consortium of INFLIBNET, UGC. It examines use of consortium by users of IIT (D) and Delhi University. The study was conducted on a sample of users of IIT (Delhi) and DU. A total number of 120 questionnaires were distributed among the users of IIT (D) and DU libraries,...
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Radio Frequency Identification Systems (RFID) are increasingly used in libraries for automation of repetitive work such as lending or returning of items. The ability of RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification) to read multiple tags at once and ability to read without line of site reduces repetitive tasks. RFID enables more rapid updating of the librar...
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Discusses briefly the concept and characteristics of digital library.Digital library is simply an online system providing access to a variety of contents such as various kinds of electronic media(text,image,video,etc),licensed databases of journals,articles and abstracts and description of physical collections.The functions of content management su...

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