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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2008

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The Importance and Influence of Philosophical Thinking for Librarians, Nazli Alkan

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Issues of Book Acquisition in University Libraries: A Case Study of Pakistan, Kanwal Ameen

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Dialectic Schemes in Thesaurus Creation, Maziar Amirhosseini

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The Role of Academic Libraries in Universal Access to Print and Electronic Resources in the Developing Countries, Chinwe V. Anunobi and Ifeyinwa B. Okoye

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A Survey of Library Automation in College Libraries in Goa State, India, Sadanand Y. Bansode and Shamin Periera

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Librarians and the Attention Economy, Karl Bridges

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The Reference Interview: Theories and Practice, Stephanie Willen Brown

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Citation Analysis of Theses in Library and Information Science Submitted to University of Pune: A Pilot Study, R.V. Chikate and S.K. Patil

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Facilitating Scientific Research with Library Services: A Case Study of the IPR Library, Saroj Das and P.J. Pathak

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A Study of the Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Tools by Librarians, S. Dhanavandan, Dr. S. Mohammed Esmail, and Dr. V. Mani

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An Analysis of Books Used by Computer Science and Engineering Students at Siddhartha Engineering College, M. Doraswamy

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Counting More Than the Gate: Developing Building Use Statistics to Create Better Facilities for Today's Academic Library Users, Daniel S. Dotson and Joshua B. Garris

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Serials Processing Activities in Southern Nigerian University Libraries, Benson E. Edoka and Chinwe V. Anunobi

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The Use of International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD) and the Quality of Books Published in Nigeria, Uduak U. Enang

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Implications of Hypertext Theory for the Reading, Organization, and Retrieval of Information, Megan Fitzgibbons

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Growth and Development of Oriental Libraries in India, Sumeer Gul and Samina Khan

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Information Repackaging and Library Services: A Challenge to Information Professionals in Nigeria, Enemute Basil Iwhiwhu

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Self-Creation and Communal-Creation: A Philosophy of Reference Service, Kristina Jung

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The Changing Role of Researchers in Nigeria : The Internet as an Alternative Future to Modernity, Manir Abdullahi Kamba

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Promoting Public Awareness of HIV/AIDS in Africa: Follow-Up to a Pilot Study, Helen O. Komolafe-Opadeji

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Information Literacy for German Language and Literature at the Graduate Level: New Approaches and Models, Peter Kraus

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A Survey of Collection Development Practices in Technical Institutes in Ghaziabad, Utter Pradesh, India, Krishna Kumar, Akhtar Hussain, and Neetu Singh

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Should the American Canon Be Discussed in a Public Library? The Selection of Classic American Authors in One Book Reading Projects, David C. Kupfer

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Marketing of Library and Information Services and Products in University Libraries: A Case Study of Goa University Library, M. Madhusudhan

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The Creation of a Multimedia Orientation to the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi: A Systems Analysis, M. Madhusudhan and Reetu Verma

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Use of the Internet and Electronic Resources for Dental Science Information: A Case Study, Rajeev Manhas

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Free Websites of Value for Humanities Students and Faculty Researchers, Eileen McElrath

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Students' Perception of the Impact of User Education on the Use of Reference Resources: An Iranian Experience, Mahdi Mohammadi, Alireza Isfandyari Moghaddam, and Mehri Ezadi Yeganeh

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An Assessment of the Impact of Book Aid International (BAI) on the Development of Libraries in Kano State, Nigeria, Ahmed Mohammed

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The Development of Academic Journals in Institutions of Higher Learning in Kano State, Nigeria, Ahmed Mohammed

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“Books of the Hour”and “Books of All Time”: Booklists in the Evolving Library, Sarah Naper and Stephanie Wiegand

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Library and Information Support for New Partnership for Africa 's Development (NEPAD), Christopher Nkiko and Felicia O. Yusuf

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The Information Needs of Faculty Members in a Nigerian Private University: A Self-Study, Chuma Opara Nnadozie and Chizoba Doris Nnadozie

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The University Library, Information Provision, and Use by Policymakers in Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Nigeria, Abiodun O. Odunewu

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Availability and Accessibility of ICTs in the Rural Communities of Delta State, Nigeria, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo and Esoswo Francisca Ogbomo

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Importance of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Making a Heathy Information Society: A Case Study of Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo and Esoswo Francisca Ogbomo

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Student Characteristics and Use of Library Services in the University of Uyo, Anthonia E. Omehia, Boma B. Obi, and Henry Itohowo

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Faculty Opinion as Collection Evaluation Method: a Case Study of Redeemer's University Library, Osagie Oseghale

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Budgeting for Library Technical Services in an Electronic Age, Adetoun A. Oyelude and C.O. Ola

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Parallel Systems: The Coexistence of Subject Cataloging and Folksonomy, Elaine Peterson

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The Use of Information Sources and Services and Its Effect on the Research Output of Social Scientists in Nigerian Universities, S.O. Popoola

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Library Education in Bangladesh: Strengths, Problems, and Suggestions, A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman, Momena Khatun, and Dr. Mohammed Mezbah-ul-Islam

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Making E-Reference Books Findable, Mohan Ramaswamy, Tara Baillargeon, and Charlene N. Simser

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Minority Degree College Libraries in Andhra Pradesh: A Study with Special Reference to NAAC Standards, Syamalamba Rani

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Overlap in Web Search Results: A Study of Five Search Engines, Rafiq Ahmad Rather, Fayaz Ahmad Lone, and Gulam Jeelani Shah

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Marketing First Impressions: Academic Libraries Creating Partnerships and Connections at New Student Orientations, James G. Rhoades Jr. and Arianne Hartsell

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Hypertextual Library Manifesto Version 1.0, Riccardo Ridi

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Library Visits and Consultation: A Case Study of Universities in Northwestern India, Chetan Sharma

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Bridging the Information Divide among Engineering College Libraries in Tamil Nadu, India: A Network Design, S. Sivaraj, S. Mohammed Esmail, and M. Kanakaraj

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Information Needs and Information-Seeking Behavior of Arts and Humanities Teachers: A Survey of the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, Muhammad Tahir, Khalid Mahmood, and Farzana Shafique

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Computer and Internet Use by Health Care Professionals in a Rural Medical College in India, Mayank Jasvantray Trivedi Dr and Anuradha Joshi

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The Significance of School Libraries in the Educational Development of Students: the Case of Novena University Staff School, Kwale, Delta State, Nigeria, Queenette Udoh-Ilomechine

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Availability and Accessibility of Information Sources and the Use of Library Services at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Motivation and Productivity in the Library, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Faculty Use of a Cybercafé for Internet Access, Akobundu Dike Ugah and Victoria Okafor

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The Effect of Personal Characteristics on the Use of Information Sources by Social Science Researchers at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, C.I. Ugwu

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Globalization and National Information Policy in Nigeria, Augonus Nnamdi Uhegbu

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Implementing Universal Basic Education (UBE) through the Strategic Provision of School Library Services, Amanze Onyebochi Unagha

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Organization as a Management Variable: A Survey of Nigerian University Libraries in the South South Zone, Ima M.P. Usoro

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Growth and Development of Scholarly Literature: An Analysis of SCOPUS, Mehmood ul-Ajaz Wani and Sumeer Gul

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Development of Public Libraries in India, Zahid Ashraf Wani

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What Do Students Want? A Focus Group Study of Students at a Mid-Sized Public University, Michael A. Weber and Robert Flatley

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The State of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigerian University Libraries: The Experience of Ibrahim Babangida Library, Federal University of Technology, Yola, Benki S.H. Womboh and Tukur Abba

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Applying Game Theory in Libraries: Review and Preview, Ying Zhong and Aaron Hegde

2007

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Attitudes of Librarians in Selected Nigerian Universities toward the Use of ICT, Paul Adesola Adekunle, Rosnold Ogie Omoba, and Adeyinka Tella

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The Effect of Medical Libraries on Medical Education: Evidence from Osun State, Nigeria, Gboyega Adio, M. A. Akewukereke, and Samual Olukayode Ibitoy Ibitoye

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Student Expectations of Faculty in a Nigerian LIS School, Esharenana E. Adomi

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A Better Response Rate for Questionnaires: Attitudes of Librarians in Nigerian University Libraries, Esharenana E. Adomi, Blessing T. Ayo, and E. D. Nakpodia

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A Survey of the Organization of Resources of the Delta State University Library, Abraka, Daniel O. Akparobore

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The Management of Staff Records at Delta State University Library, Abraka, Nigeria, Blessing Amina Akporhonor and Enemute Basil Iwhiwhu

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Greek Primary School Teachers Dream of the Ideal School Library, Ioanna Arvaniti, Argyris Kyridis, and Konstantinos Dinas

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Faculty-Librarian Collaboration on Developing Reading Skills in Tertiary Institutions, Isabella Idomu Awale-Ale

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Library Delivery 2.0: Delivering Library Materials in the Age of Netflix, Lori Bowen Ayre

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The Virtue of Reference, Wayne Bivens-Tatum

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The View from an Elder: Closing Essay, JoEllen Broome

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A Rough Measure of Copy Cataloging Productivity in the Academic Library, John Buschman and F. William Chickering

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UGC-Infonet: E-Journals Consortium and Indian Academics: The Right Initiative at the Right Time, Suresh Chauhan and Prem Chand

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Users' Perceptions of the Use of Academic Libraries and Online Facilities for Research Purposes in Nigeria, S. Chiemeke, O.B. Longe, S.S. Umar, and I.O. Shaib

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Bridging the LIS-Practitioner Gap: Some Frames for Research, Felix T. Chu

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You and Me and Google Makes Three: Welcoming Google into the Reference Interview, Jill Cirasella

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No Shhing: Giving Voice to the Silenced: An Essay in Support of Critical Information Literacy, John J. Doherty

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What ABOUT the book? Google-izing the Catalog with Tables of Contents, Angi Faiks, Amy Radermacher, and Amy Sheehan

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Using Google Analytics for Improving Library Website Content and Design: A Case Study, Wei Fang

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Information Literacy for Branch Campuses and Branch Libraries, James Hooks, Carl Rahkonen, Chris Clouser, Kelly Heider, and Rena Fowler

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Study Habits of Postgraduate Students in Selected Nigerian Universities, Stella E. Igun and Oghenevwogaga Benson Adogbeji

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Use of ICT in Libraries: An Empirical Study of Selected Libraries in Bangladesh, Md. Shariful Islam and Md. Nazmul Islam

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Standing Up for Open Source, Lee David Jaffe and Greg Careaga

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The Evolution of Instruction in Grant Writing and Research in the Libraries at the University of Utah, Peter L. Kraus

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“Have You Searched Google Yet?” Using Google as a Discovery Tool for Cataloging, Jennifer Lang

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Developing Students' Awareness of Plagiarism: Crisis and Opportunities, Amrita Madray

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A Survey of Digital Information Literacy of Faculty at Sambalpur University, Bulu Maharana and Champeswar Mishra

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Agricultural Knowledge Transfer in India: a Study of Prevailing Communication Channels, I. V. Malhan and Shivarama Rao

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Editorial: Our Professional Image, Steve McKinzie

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Pioneer Bachelor Degree: Citation Analysis of Covenant University Students' Research Projects, Christopher Nkiko and Niran Adetoro

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Google 'til They Goggle: Trawling Electronic Databases to Build Your Collection and Better Serve Your Client Base, Carol Ottolenghi

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Digg.com and Socially-Driven Authority, Steven Ovadia

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Library Mentoring and Management for Scholarship, Necia Parker-Gibson

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Nebraska's Library Depository Retrieval Facility, Debra Pearson and Nancy J. Busch

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Library Resource Sharing in the Early Age of Google, Beth Posner

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Research Authority in the Age of Google: Equilibrium Sought, Mariana Regalado