Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal that publishes articles exploring the connection between library practice and the philosophy and theory behind it. These include explorations of current, past, and emerging theories of librarianship and library practice, as well as reports of successful, innovative, or experimental library procedures, methods, or projects in all areas of librarianship, set in the context of applied research.

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2017

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THE IMPACT OF ICT USAGE IN IMPROVING ADVERTISING STRATEGIES IN SELECTED MEDIA HOUSE: A CASE STUDY OF SPLASH FM (105.5), ADEYINKA OLUBUNMI ADIGUN Miss and TEMITOPE SAMUEL AKINBINU Mr

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Knowledge and Use of Electronic Information Resources by Medical Students at Al-Jouf University in Saudi Arabia, Aquil Ahmed and Sulaiman Al-Reyaee Dr

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LIBRARY SERVICES, LIBRARY AUTOMATION PROGRAMMES AND THE SOFTWARE INDUSTRIES IN NIGERIA, Samuel Folaranmi Ajala Mr and Ibrahim Ayandare Ayankola Mr

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LIBRARY SPACE DESIGN AND PARTICIPATION IN USER EDUCATION PROGRAMMES AS FACTORS INFLUENCING INTENTIONAL LEARNING BY UNDERGRADUATES IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, NIGERIA, Oluwatoyosi Temiloluwa Akinrelere and Olalekan Awujoola

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HUMAN CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT AND PERFORMANCE OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS: SAM JONAH LIBRARY IN FOCUS, Gloria Bosomtwi Amoah and Harry Akussah Prof.

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The Collaboration between Librarians and Faculties in Preserving and Publishing the Intellectual Heritages through the Institutional Repositories: a Case at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Jakarta, Ulpah Andayani

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Factors Contributing to the Adoption of Institutional Repositories in Universities in South-West Nigeria: Perspectives of Library Staff, Ese Eunice Anenene, Gabriel 'Bunmi Alegbeleye Prof., and Olawale Oyewole

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Role of ICTS in Accessing and disseminating Information for Improved Urban Livestock Keeping in Tanzania. A Review of Related Literature., Consolata Angello 1

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Urban Agriculture and the Use of ICTS in Accessing and Disseminating Livestock Husbandry Information in Urban Areas of Tanzania. A Review of Related Literature., Consolata Angello 1

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Developing an Instrument for the Validation of Competencies: The Case of Medical Librarians, Mumtaz Ali Anwar and Midrar Ullah

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Extent of Access to Health Information and Sources for Chronic Disease Patients in Tertiary Health Institutions in South East Nigeria: Implications for Libraries Role, Ebele N. Anyaoku and Obiora C. Nwosu

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Visually Challenge Students in Public Universities: A Study of University of Ghana, Legon and University of Education, Winneba., Deborah K. Appiah Ms

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Influence of social networking sites on students’ academic and social lives: The Ghanaian Perspective., Nasir Koranteng Asiedu

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Using Mobile-Based Social Networks by Iranian Libraries: The Case of Telegram Messenger, Amir Reza Asnafi, Shima Moradi, Mohadeseh Dokhtesmati, and Maryam Pakdaman Naeini

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A REVIEW ON LITERATURE OF WAQF FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION BETWEEN 2006-2016, Nur Atikah Atan and Fuadah Johari

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Promoting Indigenous Language in Nigeria: Issues and Challenges for the Library and Information Professionals, OYEMIKE VICTOR BENSON, Linda I. ANYALEBECHI, and Ifeyinwa Aidah ARIOLE

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The Use and Non-Use of Magazines and Journals in an Academic Library, David A. Cabonero, Anivel A. Soliven, Febie G. Lanzuela, Marivic S. Balot, and Eva Rose A. Bugaling

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The iSchools: A Study, ABHIJIT CHAKRABARTI and Sukumar Mandal

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Reading and the Good Life: An Analysis of Print and Digital Readers in Suburban Libraries, Yijun Gao and Matt Isaia

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Application of Bradford's law of Scattering to the Literature of Microbiology in India, Gouri N. Gourikeremath Miss, Rudramuni Hiremath Mr, B D. Kumbar Dr, and Gururaj S. Hadagali Dr

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“What Not to Buy: How to Identify Books Likely to be Unread Before Purchase.”, Tony Greiner

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World Mobile Research: A Scientometric Assessment of Research Publications Output during 2007-16, Brij Mohan Gupta Dr, S M. Dhawan Dr, and Ritu Gupta Dr

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Utilization of Library Management Software College Library in Assam: A Reference with Koha and SOUL, Hirak Jyoti Hazarika

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INTERNET USE PATTERN AMONG THE FACULTIES OF D.M’S COLLEGE: A CASE STUDY, Dr. Jayaprakash H

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A Scientometric analysis of the ‘Journal of King Saud University-Computer and Information Sciences’, Akhtar Hussain

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Collaborative Teaching as a Strategy for Imparting Information Literacy in Students: Faculty – Librarian Perceptions., Harriet Uche Igbo and Nwabuisi Thomas Imo

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Co-authorship Network Analysis of iMetrics Researchers, Ali Akbar Khasseh, Faramarz Soheili, and Afshin Mousavi Chelak

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Use of Library Resources and Services in selected Deemed University Libraries in Andhra Pradesh: a study, Ramakrishna Kona, Sasikala Chagari, and Gowridevi Rudraksha

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Faculty awareness and use of Library subscribed online databases in the University of Education, Winneba. Ghana: A survey., Agatha Gifty Larson

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CITATION ANALYSIS OF DOCTORAL THESES REFERENCES AS A TOOL FOR COLLECTION MANAGEMENT IN HISTORY: A STUDY OF PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH (INDIA), Preeti Mahajan and Anil Kumar

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Antecedents for Actual Usage Intentions of Open Access Journals in Agricultural Research Institutions In Tanzania, zainabu zuberi massoro and Roslina Othman Prof.

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THE ROLE OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN THE ACCREDITATION OF UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES: A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY MINNA, NIGER STATE., Joseph Manasseh Men and Aliyu Abubakar Isreal

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Research Productivity in the Departments of Chemistry and Physics of The University of Burdwan during 1960 – 2000: A Comparative Study., Amitava Nandi and SANJUKTA MONDAL

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Availability and Accessibility of Information Resources as Predictor of Lecturers’ Teaching Effectiveness, RACHEAL OPEYEMI ODUNLADE DR

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Appraisal of Electronic Readiness Resources for Information Services Delivery, Utilization, Benefits and Challenges for Museums and Monuments in Nigeria, Joshua Onaade OJO

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Effective Utilisation of University Library Resources by Undergraduate Students: a case study of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria, Olabode OLAJIDE Mr and Gboyega Adio

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Information Literacy Skills, Alternative Format Availability and Information Sources Utilization by Visually Impaired Secondary School Students in South-West, Nigeria, STEPHEN OLUFEMI OLAOPA MR

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INFORMATION USE AND QUALITY SERVICE OF THE NIGERIAN POLICE, Olajumoke R. Olawoyin,; Ezinwanyi Madukoma DR.; and Ugwunwa Chinyere Esse

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Methods, Effect and Challenges of Library Instruction in Academic Libraries, Saturday U. Omeluzor, Alarape Asimi Akibu Ph.D, Sunday Ikhimeakhu Dika, and Clement Chinemerem Ukangwa

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Paradoxical Modeling of the Negative Uses of ICT and their Implications among Secondary School Students in Oyo State, Nigeria, Ojinga Gideon OMIUNU Mr.

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Psychological Factors and the Use of E-Library Resource among Undergraduates in South-West Nigeria, Fehintoluwa E. Omosebi Mrs. and David O. Okhakhu Mr.

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Information Communication Technology Training Needs of Academic Staff in Universities in Ekiti State, Nigeria, Oluwatobi Omotunde Dr

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Empowering Library Users Through the Five Laws of Library Science., Umunna Nnaemeka Opara and Umunna Nnaemeka Opara

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Use of Internet Health Information Resources and Information Seeking Behaviour among Health Professionals in Federal Medical Center, Abuja, Chuks Daniel Oriogu, Roselyn Esoname Subair, and Darlina Chima Oriogu-Ogbuiyi

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Perceived Emotions in the Information Seeking Behaviour of Manchester Metropolitan University Students., Aondoana Daniel Orlu, Hajaratu Mafo Ilo, and Nwafornso Theresa Tochukwu

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SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS, PEER PRESSURE AND USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA BY UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA, John Adeboye Oyeboade

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Information Needs and Computer Self Efficacy as Factors Influencing Use of Electronic Reference Services by Undergraduates in a Nigerian University, Olawale Oyewole and Tope Johnson Oladepo

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Evaluation of Use of E-Resources by Academic Staff of Navrongo Campus of University for Development Studies through Workplace Information Literacy Programmes, Joana Pwadura Ms, Alfred Asapeo Mr., and Florence Dedzoe-Dzokotoe Plockey

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Personal Information Sharing Behavior of University Students via Online Social Networks, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique

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Modeling Information Seeking Behavior of Scholarly Community, Mudasir Khazer Rather and Shabir Ahmad Ganaie

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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES TO THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED PERSONS, Junaid Rayini

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Analysis of the Roles of Information and Communications Technologies in Rural Women Farmers’ Empowerment in Rivers State, Nigeria., Tijjani Abu Rimi Mr and Anaeto Francis Chudi Dr

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Perceived Effects of Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on Rural Farmers’ Knowledge in Orlu Agricultural Zone, Imo State., Tijjani Abu Rimi Mr, Anaeto Francis Chudi Dr, and Emerhirhi Emily Emily Mrs

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The Susan Barbara Tallmon Sargent Collection: a biographical and genealogical guide to a digitized manuscript collection at the University of Utah’s J. Willard Marriott Library, Ken Rockwell

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BURA: An Open Access Multilingual Information Retrieval and Representation System for Indian Higher Education and Research Institutions, Bijan Kumar Roy, Subal Chandra Biswas, and Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

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Information Professionals’ Role in Enhancing Awareness Creation towards Obstetric Fistula Treatment in Rural Areas of Tanzania, Onesta C. Rwihura and Boniface Mbangala

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Citation Network Analysis of Science Doctoral Theses in the Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Malik Oyewale Salami Mr and Wole Michael Olatokun Prof.

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Internal Displaced Persons and Their Information Needs, Atanda S. Sambo

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Prisoners and Their Information Needs: Prison Libraries Overview, Atanda S. Sambo, Saliu A. Usman, and Nafisa Rabiu

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Social Networking Sites: Changing Roles, Skills and Use by Librarians in Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria., Felicia D. Semode, Stella Ejitagha Mrs, and Ebikabowei Emmanuel Baro

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Review of Google scholar, Web of Science, and Scopus search results: The case of inclusive education research, Syed Rahmat Ullah Shah Doctoral student; Khalid Mahmood Professor Dr.; and Abdul Hameed Dean, School of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSS&H)

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SUSTAINABLE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT THROUGH MODERN INFORMATION SYSTEMS (CASE STUDY: TRANS AMUSEMENT PARK), olawuyi olakunle shakur Mr, jimoh sikiru abiola mr, and Olorunniyi Bukola Eyitayo

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Do Index Pages Attract Higher Backlinks? : An Analytical Study of Library Websites, Akhandanand Shukla

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International Research - Journal of Library and Information Science: A Bibliometric Analysis, Akhandanand Shukla and NG Thermi Moyon

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Authorship Pattern and Collaboration Coefficient of India in Biotechnology research during 2001-2016: Based on Scopus Database, Manendra Kumar Singh

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An Assessment of User Information Needs in the District Central Libraries at Tamil Nadu, India, S Thanuskodi "Dr." and S Thanuskodi

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Usage of Electronic Resources among Ophthalmologists, S Thanuskodi "Dr." and S Thanuskodi

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Authorship Patterns and Collaborative Research in the Journal of Biofuels, 2010-2016, Kotti Thavamani

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Sociological Abstracts vs. SocINDEX for Graduate Students in Sociology: Comprehensive Enough to Satisfy?, David C. Tyler, Jeanne Cross, and Erica DeFrain

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Demographic Variables and Job Performance of Librarians in University Libraries in South East Nigeria, cyprian ifeanyi ugwu and Mercy Ebere Ugwu

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Exploration of Appropriate Media for Satisfying the Information Needs of Future Community of African Farmers, Ngozi Blessing Ukachi Dr and Efua Mansa Ayiah

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Information Need and Information Seeking Behaviour of Villagers of Lucknow, India, Dr. Shilpi Verma and Maneesha Rawat studnet

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Role of emotions in seeking and sharing of information in Library of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Unievrsity, Lucknow, India, Shilpi Verma and Diyanshu Gupta

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Correlational Analysis of Motivation, Emotional Intelligence and Human Capital Development on Librarians’ Job Satisfaction and Productivity in Public University Libraries in Nigeria, Japheth Abdulazeez Yaya Dr

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Information access and evaluation skills of secondary school students in Ghana, Patience Yeboah, Perpetua S. Dadzie, and Christopher M. Owusu-Ansah

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Core Values of Librarianship and Practice of Information Ethics by Librarians in Four Higher Institutions in Oyo State, Nigeria, JOHN OLUWASEYE ADEBAYO MR., OLATUBOSUN BUSUYI AKOLE MR, and IDRIS TUNDE SALAU MR

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Relationship between Information Literacy and Use of Electronic Information Resources by Postgraduate Students of the University of Ibadan, Dare Samuel Adeleke D. S. and Evelyn Nkechi Emeahara

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Use of Agricultural Information Sources and Services by Farmers for Improve Productivity in Kwara State, Emmanuel Olorunnishola Adio, Yusufu Abu, Sheriff Kunle YUsuf, and Shehu Nansoh

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PUBLISHING PREFERENCES AMONG ACADEMIC RESEARCHERS: IMPLICATIONS FOR ACADEMIC QUALITY AND INNOVATION, Kwabena Osei Kuffour Adjei and Christopher Mfum Owusu-Ansah

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SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA RESOURCES AVAILABILITY AS A PREDICTOR OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN SOCIAL STUDIES IN ONDO STATE, NIGERIA, Kayode Abel Afolabi Mr

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Assessing the Effectiveness of Information Literacy Instruction Program: Pre and Post Evaluation Case Study, Jessy A, Shivananda Bhat, and Mahabaleshwara Rao

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Attitude of Civil Servants Towards the Use of Research Information in Policymaking in Selected Ministries in Lagos State, Nigeria, TEMITOPE S. AKINBINU Mr and MUTAWAKILU ADISA TIAMIYU PROF

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Theoretical Modelling to Explain Lecturers’ Use of Educational Support Systems for Teaching in University-based Library Schools in Nigeria: Extending the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM)., Taiwo Adetoun Akinde

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A Study of Nigerian Librarians' Attitude to Open Source Software, Olatunji Adimabua Akintomide Mr

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AWARENESS AND USAGE OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES AMONG POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA, Lucky O. Akpojotor

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Challenges Confronting Postgraduate Library and Information Science Student in the Use of Electronic Resources in Southern Nigeria, Blessings Amina Akporhonor Dr(mrs) and Lucky Oji Akpojotor Mr

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Promoting Sexuality Education in Tertiary Institutions: Expected Roles of Women Librarians in Nigeria, Nkechi N. AMAECHI Dr. (Mrs.), Linda I. ANYALEBECHI, and Ifeyinwa Aidah ARIOLE

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Assessment of Collection Development Practices: The Case of Valley View University Library, Ghana., Samuel Ameyaw Mr and Florence Entsua- Mensah, Mrs

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Assessment Of Library User Security In Sam Jonah Library, University Of Cape Coast, Gloria Bosomtwi Amoah

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Influence of Information Literacy Skills on Information Needs and use among Banking Personnel in Ogun State, Nigeria, Oyintola Isiaka Amusa Mr,; Taoffik OLatunde BELLO; Akinkunmi Oluseun OMOTOSO; and Olukunle Akinbola OSUNRINADE

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Assessing the Information Needs and Information Sources of Urban and Peri-urban Livestock Keepers in Kinondoni and Morogoro Urban Districts, Tanzania., Consolata Angello 1, Jangawe Msuya 2, and Doris Matovelo 3

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Strategies for Enhancing the Utilization of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-Based Library Resources in Research, Vincent Anayochukwu Ani, Emmanuel Onyeka Ani 2, Columbus Okechukwu Ugwu 3, Arnold Ibeawuchi Nwachukwu 4, Jonathan Chigbo Obianuko 5, George Ikechukwu Ndaji 6, and Emeka Eusebius Maduchie 7

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Citation Analysis Of Undergraduate Law Projects in Faculties of Law Libraries in Anambra and Enugu States of Nigeria, Mercy Ifeyinwa Anyaegbu

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Analysis of Citation in Undergraduate Law Projects in Faculties of Law Libraries in Anambra and Enugu States of Nigeria, Mercy Ifeyinwa Anyaegbu Dr and Mercy Ifeyinwa Anyaegbu

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MEETING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF NURSES FOR EFFECTIVE HEALTHCARE DELIVERY IN NIGERIA: A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL MEDICAL CENTRE, OWERRI, IMO STATE, EMMANUEL UWAZIE ANYANWU Dr., DESMOND CHINEDU OPARAKU, and OYEMIKE VICTOR BENSON

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Librarians Conceptions of Information Literacy in Three Federal Universities in South East Nigeria: Implications for Effective Implementations of Information Literacy Programmes, Ebele N. Anyaoku

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Research and Publication on the Horticultural and Medicinal Use of Pepper from 2005-2014: A Bibliometric Analysis, Thirumagal A

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Identifying the Social and Technical Barriers affecting engagement in online Community Archives: A Preliminary Study of “Documenting Ferguson” Archive., Kodjo Atiso and Chris Freeland

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Scientometric portrait of Mike Thelwall, Vellaichamy A and Amsan E

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Reading Habits of Users as Determinants of the Utilisation of Library Information Resources of Two Public Libraries in South- West, Nigeria, Olubunmi Olawumi Awoyemi Mrs and Abimbola Rukayat Yusuf Mrs