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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2007

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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

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Editorial: Shape Shifters: Librarians Evolve Yet Again in the Age of Google, Mariana Regalado and Jill Cirasella

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An Assessment of the Reference Collection and Services of Four Academic Libraries in Nigeria , Josiah Oghenero Ruteyan and Blessing Amina Akporhonor

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Door-in-the-face: Understandings of Scholarship for Academic Instruction Librarians, Shilpa Shanbhag

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Games for Teaching Information Literacy Skills, Felicia A. Smith

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No Longer the Sacred Cow – No Longer a Desk: Transforming Reference Service to Meet 21st Century User Needs, Gabriela Sonntag and Felicia Palsson

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Work Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Organisational Commitment of Library Personnel in Academic and Research Libraries in Oyo State, Nigeria, Adeyinka Tella, C.O. Ayeni, and S.O. Popoola

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Skeptical Medical Reference: Helping Patrons Find Critical Resources for Consumer Health Issues, Samantha Hypatia Thompson and Ambrose A. Thompson

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Evaluation of the Practicum Trainee Librarians at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, P.A. Tiemo and Andrew Ogheneruemu

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The Effect of Library Policies on Overdue Materials in University Libraries in the South-South Zone, Nigeria, Christina Ndedde Udoumoh and Clara Chinyere Okoro

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A SWOT Analysis of the University Library of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Library, Umudike, Nigeria, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Evaluating the Use of University Libraries in Nigeria: A Case Study of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Obstacles to Information Access and Use in Developing Countries, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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The Role of Nigerian Primary School Libraries in Literacy and Lifelong Learning, Ima M.P. Usoro and Eboro E. Usanga

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Digital Library Initiatives at Higher Education and Research Institutions in India, N. Varatharajan and M. Chandrashekara

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Privacy Policy Assessment for the Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University Moorhead, Stacy Voeller

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Unclear on the Context: Refocusing on Information Literacy's Evaluative Component in the Age of Google, Genevieve Williams

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Libraries and the Balance of Liberty and Security, David E. Woolwine

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The Evaluation of a Diversity Program at an Academic Library, Zheng Ye (Lan) Yang and Brenda White

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Metadata: a New Word for an Old Concept, Amin Yousefi and Shima Yousefi

2006

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Managing the Library's Corporate Culture for Organizational Efficiency, Productivity, and Enhanced Service, Samuel Olu Adeyoyin

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The Impact of the Internet on Research: the Experience of Delta State University, Nigeria, Oghenevwogaga Benson Adogbeji and Oghenevwogaga David Toyo

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The Equilateral Triangle Paradigm: a Mathematical Interpretation of the Theory of Tertiary Sources on the World Wide Web, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Web-based Reference Projects: an Approach for Iranian LIS Departments, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Library Instruction: Past Lessons, Future Plans, Dariush Alimohammadi and Mahshid Sajjadi

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Technological Change, Universal Access, and the End of the Library, Wayne Bivens-Tatum

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On Not Revising The ALA Code of Ethics: an Alternate Proposal, John Buschman

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Philosophical Views about Digital Information and Relational Schemata, Markos Dendrinos

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For Charity or Profit? A Case Study of The Friends of Ferguson Library's Used Bookshop Program, Westerly A. Donohue

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Toward a Critical Ethnography of Librarian-Supported Collaborative Learning, Terrence W. Epperson

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Resource Sharing in the Digital Age: Prospects and Problems in African Universities, Felicia Etim

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Customizing and Using a Popular Online Information Literacy Tutorial: One Library’s Experience, Robert Flatley and William Jefferson

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From Library to Knowledge Center: Building a Website to Introduce a New Building to the Community, Araby Greene

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The Plane Tree Turns Fifty: a History of the Department of Librarianship at Ankara University, Oya Gürdal and Fatos Subasioglu

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Information Society: European Considerations in Economic and Cultural Contexts, George Adam Holland

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Human Capital for Nigerian Libraries in the 21st Century, Stella E. Igun

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Creating a Library Logo for an Academic Library, Jim Kapoun

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Tomorrow's Library: The Building, Online Access, and Classroom, Michael Kazanjian

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Internet Use by Researchers: a Study of Panjab University, Chandigarh, Preeti Mahajan

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Blazing the Trail in Poverty Alleviation among University Students in Nigeria: the Federal University of Technology, Yola, Baba L. Ndagana and S. A. Ogunrombi

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Effect of Cooperative, Competitive, and Individual Use of Self Instruction Method (SIM) on Learners' Achievement in Library Skills, Ebong Nyama Nkebem and Henry Itohowo

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The Challenges of Computerizing a University Library in Nigeria: The Case of Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Grace Nok

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Collection Development Policies: Ground Rules for Planning University Libraries, P. Olatunji Olaojo and M. A. Akewukereke

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The Pains and Gains of the Publication Requirement: a Survey of Librarians at Delta State University, Nigeria, J.E. Onohwakpor and P.A. Tiemo

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Proceedings of the 24th Annual Seminar/Workshop of the Nigerian Library Association, Cataloguing, Classification, and Indexing Section, Josiah Oghenero Ruteyan

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Information Needs and Use Pattern of Disadvantaged Communities: a Case Study, Mahendra Kumar Seth and Baman Parida

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Alternative Models of Knowledge Production: a Step Forward in Information Literacy as a Liberal Art, Shilpa Shanbhag

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Blogs as Tools for Online Information Sharing, Gurdev Singh and S.M. Shahid

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Information Access Post September 11: What Librarians Need to Know, Laura Taddeo

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The Impact of Self-Efficacy and Prior Computer Experience on the Creativity of New Librarians in Selected Universities Libraries in Southwest Nigeria, Adeyinka Tella and C. O. Ayeni

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Bicycle Access to Public Libraries: a Survey of Pennsylvania Public Libraries and Their Accessibility to Patrons Arriving Via Bicycle, Samantha Hypatia Thompson

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Health Science Libraries and the 21st Century, Mayank Trivedi

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Sources of Information on New Economic Partnership For African Development (NEPAD), Amanze O. Unagha and Henry I. Okon

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Experimenting with a Model Digital Library of ETDs for Indian Universities Using D-Space, J. K. Vijayakumar, TAV Murthy, and M. T. M. Khan

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

2005

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Unlocking the Door to Special Collections: Using the Web Combination, Terry Abraham

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Circulation in a Consortium, Lynn Baird

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Total Quality Management in the Academic Library, S. Siraj Nissa Begum

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Online Tutorials: Tips from the Literature, Cecile Bianco

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The Design of the Wilson’s Library Literature Online Tutorial, Cecile Bianco

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Mankind's Memory Managers: a New Paradigm of Library Science, Primoz Bizjak

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Using Sorted Lists for Error Checking, Robert L. Bolin

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Boyd Cycle Theory in the Context of Non-Cooperative Games: Implications for Libraries, Karl Bridges

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Thoughts on the Future of Library Computing: Implications of the Use of Handheld Computers for Library Service, Karl Bridges

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Characteristics of Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Schools, and Community Agencies, Carol A Brown

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Case Study of the Round Mountain Public Library, Lisa Bryant

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Deterring Plagiarism: A New Role for Librarians, Margaret Burke

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On Libraries and the Public Sphere, John Buschman

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 1: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 2: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Hierarchical Gaps and Subject Authority Control Processing : an Assessment, Daniel CannCasciato and Mary Wise

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Social Aspects of Information, Felix T. Chu

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From the Physical Reality to the Virtual Reality in the Library Environment, Markos Dendrinos

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An Education in ©opyright Law: A Primer for Cyberspace, Robert N. Diotalevi

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Teaching Information Skills in the Information Age: the Need for Critical Thinking, John J. Doherty, Mary Anna Hansen, and Kathryn K. Kaya

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Empowering the Intentional Learner: A Critical Theory for Information Literacy Instruction, John J. Doherty and Kevin Ketchner

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Information Literacy and the McKinsey Model: The McKinsey Strategic Problem-Solving Model Adapted to Teach Information Literacy to Graduate Business Students, Christy A Donaldson

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Technology Infrastructure and Information Literacy, Eugene A. Engeldinger

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Placing Value on Information, Audrey Fenner

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The Future in Context: How Librarians Can Think Like Futurists, John Fenner and Audrey Fenner

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Making Your Library’s Website Accessible, Robert Flatley and Mark DeJong

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Diversity and Collection Development, Ellen D. Gilbert

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The High Tech and the Beautiful: Library Buildings, Digital Libraries, and the Future, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Confidentially Speaking: American Libraries and the USA PATRIOT Act, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Community Resources as Part of the School Library Collection, Jennifer Hammond

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Librarianship and the Philosophy of Information, Ken R. Herold

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Do You Really Want to Be a Forum?, Leonard Hitchcock

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Harnessing Information Technology for the 21st Century: Library Education in Nigeria, Ukoha O. Igwe