Global Journal of Library and Information Science


Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Negative Experiences of Flood Victims and the Roles of Librarians and Mental Health Counselors: A Qualitative Case Study of Flood Victims in Kaduna State, Nigeria Jumare, Mohammed Hamza 1, Hadiza Garba Yakubu2, Maryam Abbas 1, Suleiman Ismail Onoruoiza CLN3, Hadiza Umar Ahmed1, Baba Abdu4 1Federal College of Education, Zaria. 2Samaru College of Agric Division of Agricultural Colleges Affiliated to Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. 3Sokoto State University; 4Jigawa State Institute of Information Technology, Kazaure; Flood is one of the unwanted disasters human beings experience on this earth. In order to propose for post-traumatic therapies for flood victims, this study was set up to find out the negative experiences of flood victims in Kaduna state Nigeria during and after flood disasters that occurred in 24th August, 2018. Specifically, the role of Librarians and mental health Counselors can play to cope with the undesirable experience. In order to achieve these unique objectives, qualitative research methodology was adopted and interviewed ten (10) participants. Findings of this study revealed that shocked and confused Stranded Lost of valuable materials mocking from neighborhood were the negative experiences of flood victims in Kaduna state Nigeria during and after flood disasters that occurred in 24th August, 2018. Finally, the researchers proposed some recommendations for practical intervention. Keywords:  Experiences; Flood; Flood Victims; Librarians; Counselors; Qualitative Case Study; Thematic analysis ...

A Preliminary Study of the Role of University Library in the Age of Fragmented Reading

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science A Preliminary Study of the Role of University Library in the Age of Fragmented Reading Limeng Che Inner Mongolia University Library, No. 235 university west road, Hohhot, Inner Mongolia,China In China, the development and the wide usage of mobile Internet and intelligent terminal devices have exerted a huge impact on people’s reading patterns. Reading has entered the “Fragmentation Era”, and “Fragmented Reading” has become the major pattern of reading.This paper expounds the advantages and disadvantages of fragmented reading and the influence of the major trend of fragmented reading on college students’ reading and what role should university library play and what reading service should it provide in the age of fragmented reading. Keywords:  Fragmented Reading, Reading Services, University Libraries ...

To describe the prevalence data in new cases of leprosy in the years 2013 to 2015 in Pernambuco

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science To describe the prevalence data in new cases of leprosy in the years 2013 to 2015 in Pernambuco Brazão, G.1; Oliveira, C.F2; Silva, A.T.P3; Silva, T.P.S4; Souge, E.B5 1Estudante do Curso de Medicina da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 2Estudante do Curso de Enfermagem da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE; 3,4,5Doutor em Neuropsiquiatria e Ciências do Comportamento pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco – UFPE. Introduction: Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae. It has eminent persistence in Brazil, which occupies the second place in the ranking with the highest number of new cases in the world. The upper airways are the main entrance and exit port for the bacillus, and the transmission occurs in close and prolonged contact with the carrier. Objective: To describe the prevalence data in new cases of leprosy in the years 2013 to 2015 by sample of municipalities of the State of Pernambuco with more than 100 new cases. Methodology: It is a study in secondary databases, through the Basic Data indicators of Brazil, a tool integral to the health information system, using quantitative analysis of variables. Results: Jaboatão dos Guararapes and Petrolina are municipalities that presented a significant increase in the number of new cases, contrasting the values from 2013 to 2015, with 256 and 283 respectively. On the other hand, Olinda and Recife in the same period, presented an expressive decrease, in which Olinda in 2013 obtained 225 new cases; in 2015, the number of new cases was 207. Recife was the municipality that presented the most expressive results of reduction of cases: from 603 new cases in 2013 to 484 new cases in 2015. Discussion: Although some municipalities present a reduction in new cases, in general it can be ...

Disabled pronouness filling: an entrance to health services

Research article of Global Journal of Library and Information Science Disabled pronouness filling: an entrance to health services Melo, A.M.S1, Feitosa, A.L.F2, Silva, C.M.A3, Araújo, S.C.M4 1Student of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences course – UNCISAL, 2Student of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Course – UNCISAL, 3Student of Physiotherapy Course – UNCISAL, 4Assistant Professor – UNCISAL Introduction: Information is a fundamental element in the analysis of health situations, because they offer subsidies for the planning and organization of services. At the end of 2015 new cases of children born with microcephaly associated with Zika Virus infection were registered. These children were introduced into the network of attention to the disabled person for early stimulation and developmental follow-up. It is hoped that the record of the attention given to these children will be correctly made in the medical records, which are the formal instruments of the interventions made by the professionals. Objectives: To describe the quality of records made of medical records of children diagnosed with microcephaly accompanied at a level III Specialized Rehabilitation Center in the state of Alagoas. Method: This is a descriptive and cross-sectional research, where the records of the secondary data were analyzed in medical records of children diagnosed with microcephaly, accompanied at a specialties center. It were monitored the filling of related variables: age, gender, cephalic perimeter (CP) and Neonatal Screening Tests (NSTs); The origin and infections related to the gestational period of the mothers of these children. Results: A total of 30 medical records were evaluated, where they presented fragility in the filling, being the variables related to origin and sociodemographic aspects the most precarious. Discussion: It was verified the absence of exams recommended by the Ministry of Health, the records of the conducts were not clearly described, besides the absence of a standardized evaluation form ...

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Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Department, Engineering College, Al Muthanna University

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Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Technology, University of Duzce

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DÜZCE UNIVERSITY, Dr. Engin PAK Cumayeri Vocational School, Department of Machinery and Metal Technology

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Incharge, Library Information Services, COMSATS University

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Assistant Professor/Senior Scientist, Department of Genetics & stem cell Research, Narayana Medical College & Hospitals

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Statistics Department, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey

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Department of Civil Engineering, University of Texas Arlington

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Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Applications, Govt. College

Dr. Spiridon D. Mantzoukas
Assistant Professor, TEI of Western Greece

Dr. M.Anjaiah
Assistant Professor, Dravidian University

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