Home > Humanities and the Arts > Education > Volume-5 > Issue-2 > An Introspection on the Relationship between Library Policies and Users’ Crime Orientate Activities in University of Buea Library

An Introspection on the Relationship between Library Policies and Users’ Crime Orientate Activities in University of Buea Library

Call for Papers

Volume-5 | International Conference on Advances in Engineering, Science and Technology – 2021

Last date : 27-May-2021

Best International Journal
Open Access | Peer Reviewed | Best International Journal | Indexing & IF | 24*7 Support | Dedicated Qualified Team | Rapid Publication Process | International Editor, Reviewer Board | Attractive User Interface with Easy Navigation

Journal Type : Open Access

Processing Charges : 700/- INR Only OR 25 USD (for foreign users)

First Update : Within 7 Days after submittion

Submit Paper Online

For Author

Research Area



An Introspection on the Relationship between Library Policies and Users’ Crime Orientate Activities in University of Buea Library


Mbah Relean-Jeans



Mbah Relean-Jeans "An Introspection on the Relationship between Library Policies and Users’ Crime Orientate Activities in University of Buea Library" Published in International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development (ijtsrd), ISSN: 2456-6470, Volume-5 | Issue-2, February 2021, pp.705-709, URL: https://www.ijtsrd.com/papers/ijtsrd38543.pdf

Crime committed within the library, the misuse of library resources, facilities and equipment is an age-old tradition in library and information science profession. This article presents a panoramic view of policies with which University of Buea Library is run or managed and the extent to which such library policies assist in the strategic control of crime wave in the said library. With the use of descriptive survey research design and purposive sampling technique; questionnaire which was the sole instrument for data collection for the research was administered to 15 librarians in University of Buea Library. When subjected to descriptive statistical analysis, the collected data revealed that mutilation, theft, hiding of books and answering of phone calls were among principal crimes disrupting proper librarianship in University of Buea Library. Consequently, it was recommended that rules and regulations prohibiting the acts of making/answering of mobile telephone calls, mutilation, theft and hiding of library books should be strictly implemented.

library policy, library management, library crime


IJTSRD38543
Volume-5 | Issue-2, February 2021
705-709
IJTSRD | www.ijtsrd.com | E-ISSN 2456-6470
Copyright © 2019 by author(s) and International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development Journal. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (CC BY 4.0) (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

International Journal of Trend in Scientific Research and Development - IJTSRD having online ISSN 2456-6470. IJTSRD is a leading Open Access, Peer-Reviewed International Journal which provides rapid publication of your research articles and aims to promote the theory and practice along with knowledge sharing between researchers, developers, engineers, students, and practitioners working in and around the world in many areas like Sciences, Technology, Innovation, Engineering, Agriculture, Management and many more and it is recommended by all Universities, review articles and short communications in all subjects. IJTSRD running an International Journal who are proving quality publication of peer reviewed and refereed international journals from diverse fields that emphasizes new research, development and their applications. IJTSRD provides an online access to exchange your research work, technical notes & surveying results among professionals throughout the world in e-journals. IJTSRD is a fastest growing and dynamic professional organization. The aim of this organization is to provide access not only to world class research resources, but through its professionals aim to bring in a significant transformation in the real of open access journals and online publishing.

Thomson Reuters
Google Scholer
Academia.edu

ResearchBib
Scribd.com
archive

PdfSR
issuu
Slideshare

WorldJournalAlerts
Twitter
Linkedin