Legobole Boquin (Mante) Rantlha

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Librarian Department of Information Science
University of South Africa



                       

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EDUCATION

Masters of Information Science Degree (MIS)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Information literacy
Information literacy of rural crop farmers

FUTURE PROJECTS

Case study on distance students’ readiness for using library information resources: implications for online information literacy training

Abstract Purpose – This paper reports a case study on first-year distance students in the School of Accountancy at the University of South Africa (Unisa), their self-rated levels of readiness for using online library information resources, the library website and the implications for online information literacy training. Design/methodology/approach ‒ A survey case study based on an electronic questionnaire was done from July to August 2015 with first-year students in the School of Accountancy. 29 685 students from four academic departments (Auditing, Management Accounting, Financial Accounting, and Tax) were invited; 587 questionnaires could be used for the analysis. Descriptive quantitative and limited qualitative data were collected. Findings ‒ Findings revealed that students lacked searching and information retrieval skills such as searching for books from the online catalog, retrieving articles from electronic databases, searching for online reference sources. Barriers in using th


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Design, develop an information literacy programme for rural crop farmers in Lepelle-Nkumpi municipality, Limpopo Province

In this era of the fourth industrial revolution, information and technology play an important role in every sphere of the economy and life in general. Information literacy, information literacy programmes and information literacy skills training have become a subject of interest and a topic of discussion in many subject areas, particularly in library and information science professions. However, in the field of agriculture, information literacy skills are either overlooked or not provided. Therefore, this study designed an information literacy programme for the rural crop farmers in the Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality in the Limpopo province. In performing this study, the researcher explored the extent to which such a programme can assist rural crop farmers in attaining skills to access the agricultural information needed to enhance their crop farming. Furthermore, the study determined the level of information literacy skills among rural crop farmers in the Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Munic


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2

Scholar Citations

1

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RECENT SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Distance students’ readiness for an online information literacy programme: UNISA School of Accountancy as a case study
    LB Rantlha
    University of Pretoria 2017

  • CAS Team Librarians riding on Google Drive
    RML Rantlha
    SAOUG 2014 2014

  • ENCORE: as experienced by different user groups
    M Rantlha, L Moloko, S Cross


MOST CITED SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • Distance students’ readiness for an online information literacy programme: UNISA School of Accountancy as a case study
    LB Rantlha
    University of Pretoria 2017
    Citations: 2