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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2010

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A Comparison of Term Clusters for Tokenized Words Collected from Controlled Vocabularies, User Keyword Searches, and Online Documents, Elaine A. Nowick, Daryl Travnicek, Kent Eskridge, and Stephen Stein

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The Role and Responsibility of the Library in Consolidating Research in Nigerian Private Universities: A Case Study of Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Dr. Anthonia Nwabueze, Isaac Echezonam Anyira, Oghenetega Ivwighreghweta, and Oghenovo Kelvin Onoriode

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Theses, Projects, and Africana Materials Management in Nigerian Academic Libraries: The Case of Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Library, Chinwe M.T. Nweze

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The Use of ICT in Nigerian Universities: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Chinwe M.T. Nweze

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Information and Communication Technologies for Educational Development: The Case of Cybercafés at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Chinwe M.T. Nwezeh

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The Impact of the Information Society on the Library and Information Science Profession, Obiora Nwosu and Esoswo F. Ogbomo

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The Impact of the Information Society on the Library and Information Science Profession, Obiora Nwosu and Esoswo F. Ogbomo

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Automated Indexing: The Key to Information Retrieval in the 21st Century, Tony I. Obaseki

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Scientific Research in Librarianship: A Panacea for Library Development in Nigeria, Tony I. Obaseki, Salisu Dasuki Ibrahim, and Julliet N. Momoh

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Access to Agricultural Information by Fish Farmers in Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, Margaret U. Ogboma

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Publication Output of Librarians in Tertiary Institutions: A Case Study of Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, Esoswo Francisca Ogbomo

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The Effect of Library Use Education as a Course on Library Patronage: A Case Study of LAUTECH Library, Ogbomoso, Nigeria, T.A. Ogunmodede and E.N. Emeahara

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Survey of Staff and Organization of Private Secondary School Libraries in Ondo West Local Government Area of Ondo State, Samuel O. Ogunniyi and Micheal Jato

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Electronic Information Seeking Among LIS Postgraduate Students at Makerere University, Uganda, C. Okello-Obura and J. R. Ikoja-Odongo

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Globalization and ICT in Academic Libraries in Nigeria: The Way Forward, Rose B. Okiy

Retrospective Conversion in Two Nigerian University Libraries: A Comparative Study of Kenneth Dike Library and Obafemi Awolowo University Library, Francisca Okoroma

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The Use of Impact Factor in the Appraisal of Academic Librarians in Nigeria, Michael Onuchukwu Okoye

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Acquisition and Use of Library Resources in a University of Technology: A Statistical Record Assessment, Towolawi K. Oluwakemi and J. A. Adeyemi

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Evaluation of References in Dissertations and Theses against the Holdings in a University Library, Florence Adeola Omoba and Beatrice Adeyoji Fabunmi

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Effects of Information and Communication Technology on Research and Development Activities: The FIIRO Experience, O.O. Onilude and O.R. Apampa

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Personal and Socio-Economic Determinants of Agricultural Information Use by Farmers in the Agricultural Development Programme (ADP) Zones of Imo State, Nigeria, Umunna Nnaemeka Opara

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Information Technology, Quality Assurance, and Academic Library Management, L.F. Osinulu and O.I. Amusa

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Preserving Information-Bearing Material in Higher Education Institutions in Nigeria, Robert Orotomah Ovowoh and Basil Enemute Iwhiwhu

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Polytechnic Students: The Case of Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana Nigeria, Kehinde Abayomi Owolabi, Mutair Afolabi Jimoh, and Sylvester Chinedu Okpeh

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Information Flow Patterns in Organizations: The Library in Focus, Joyce Chinyere Oyadonghan

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THE ROLE OF AUDITORS IN FRAUD DETECTION, PREVENTION AND REPORTING IN NIGERIA, Ayobami Oluwagbemiga Oyinlola Mr

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Justification for Reform in Library and Information Science Education in Nigerian Universities, R. E. Ozioko and A. U. Nwabueze

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Web Affinity: A Study of Undergraduate Students in Nigerian Universities, Obuh Alex Ozoemelem

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The Great Library of Alexandria?, Heather Philips

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"Can't Anyone Be a Teacher Anyway?": Student Perceptions of Academic Librarians as Teachers, Mark Aaron Polger and Karen Okamoto

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Information Access Patterns of Faculty in Arts and Sciences Colleges in Chidambaram, T. Prabakaran, Dr. P. Ravichandran, M.G. Sathiyamurthy, and Dr. K. Vijayakumar

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Digital Images, Management and Metadata: The Long Tail, or the Order of Order?, Caroline Zentner Raasch

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Influence of Factors in Provision of Networked Services: An Empirical Study in India, Srinavasa Rao and B.K. Choudhury

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Researchers in Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI), Lucknow, Dr. M. Mazoom Raza, Sarwat Fatima, and Ashok Kumar Upadhyay

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Use of Information Sources by Research Scholars: A Case Study of Gulbarga University, Shankar Reddy

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Internet Use Behavior and Attitude of College Students: a Survey of Leadership Colleges' Network, Muhammad Safdar, Khalid Mahmood, and Saima Qutab

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Internet Access and Use by Students of Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria, M.O. Salaam and A.M. Adegbore

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On Boredom, Information Systems, and the Practice of Good Reading, Alberto Salarelli

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Assessment of Information Literacy skills among the Science students of Andhra University: A survey, C Sasikala and V Dhanraju

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“Not I” Said the Pig: Who Defends Intellectual Freedom for Librarians?, Jean-Mark Sens

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Model Development as a Research Tool: An Example of PAK-NISEA, Farzana Shafique and Khalid Mahmood

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Status of Textile Engineering College Libraries in Haryana, India, Chetan Sharma and Rajender Kumar

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A Systems Approach to Book Search in a Library, Kiran Sharma and Dhruv Sharma

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Embedding Semantic Markup in Web Pages, Virginia Shilling

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Authentication and Authorization: Security Issues for Institutional Digital Repositories, Md. Zahid Hossain Shoeb and M Abdus Sobhan

Developing a Reading Habit in Children: Lagos State Library Board Summer Reading Programme Experience, A.O. Simisaye and M.O. Quadri

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Changing Needs of Library and Information Science Curricula in India, Joginder Singh and Syed Mohd. Shahid

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Are Indian Libraries VIP-Friendly? Information Use and Information Seeking Behaviour of Visually Impaired People in Delhi Libraries, K.P. Singh and Easther Moirangthem

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A Comparative Study of the Information-Seeking Behavior of Bachelor of Science and Master of Science Agricultural Extension and Education Students, Mojtaba Sookhtanlo, Hamid Movahed Mohammadi, and Ahmad Rezvanfar

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A Survey of Medical College Libraries in Andhra Pradesh, India, Dr. P. Srinivasulu and Dr. V. Pulla Reddy

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Scientometric Study of Doctoral Dissertations in Biochemistry in the University of Kerala, India, K.G. Pillai Sudhier and V. Dileep Kumar

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Global Adoption of Electronic Theses and Dissertations, Dillip K. Swain

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Communication in the Library for Effective Administration, Abraham Etebu Tabor

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Bibliometric Analysis of the Journal Library Philosophy and Practice from 2005-2009, S. Thanuskodi

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Information Support Systems for Small- Scale Industries in Salem District: With Special Reference to Tapioca Processing Industries, S. Thanuskodi and K.S. Kalyani

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The Growth and Development of Research on Ecology in India: A Bibliometric Study, S. Thanuskodi and V. Venkatalakshmi

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Retrospective Conversion of Ancient Knowledge, Issues and Challenges: A Case Study of Central Library, Banaras Hindu University, India, Sneha Tripathi and V.K. Mishra

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Blogging for Libraries and Librarians, Mayank Trivedi

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Digital Libraries: Functionality, Usability, and Accessibility, Mayank Trivedi

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Assessment of Legal Information Needs and Access Problems of Lawyers in Uganda, Innocent Tuhumwire and C. Okello-Obura

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Sources and Means of Access to Legal Information by Lawyers in Uganda, Innocent Tuhumwire and C. Okello-Obura

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Outsourcing for Effective Resource Management in Nigerian University Libraries, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Provision and Use of Legal Information among Civil Rights Groups in the Oil Producing Communities of Nigeria, Margeret U. Ugboma

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Challenges of Students’ Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in Library and Information Science in the ICT Environment, Chijioke F. Ugwuanyi and Jonas U. Ezema

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The Effect of Social Factors on Students' Academic Performance in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions, S.S. Umar, I.O. Shaib, D.N. Aituisi, N.A. Yakubu, and O. Bada

Rebranding Nigeria through Strategic Library Services, Amanze O. Unagha and Samuel K. Ibenne

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MLIS Curriculum at Punjab University: Perception and Reflections, Nosheen Warraich

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Faculty Attitudes Toward Collaboration with Librarians, Atif Yousef

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Citations in Psychology PhD Theses: An Obsolescence Study, N. Zafrunnisha and V. Pulla Reddy

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Quality of Life among Rural Nigerian Women: The Role of Information, Yetunde Abosede Zaid and S. O. Popoola

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Library 2.0: Blogs, Wikis, and RSS to Serve the Library, Alessia Zanin-Yost

2009

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Assessment of Personnel Training Needs in the Ibrahim Babangida Library, Federal University of Technology, Yola, Nigeria, Tukur Abba and Emmanuel M K Dawha

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Searchers' Perception of Access Regulations in Nigerian National Archives, Abiola Abioye

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Partnership between Librarians and Faculty at a Malaysian University Library: A Focus Group Survey, Ahmad Bakeri Abu Bakar

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Virtual Reference Service in the Muslim World: Opportunities and Challenges, Ahmad Bakeri Abu Bakar

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Quality Assurance and the Implication for the Management of University Libraries in Nigeria, E.L. Adebayo

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Computer Skill among Librarians in Academic Libraries in Ondo and Ekiti States, Nigeria, D.T. Ademodi and E. O. Adepoju

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Knowledge, Perception, and Attitudes of Library Personnel towards Preservation of Information Resources in Nigerian Federal University Libraries, Samson Oyeniyi Akande

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Analytical Study of Master of Library Science Dissertations at the University of Maiduguri, Nigeria, Yahaha Aliyu and Tukur Abba

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Higher Education and Information Literacy: A Case Study of Tai Solarin University of Education, C. Amalahu, O.O.E. Oluwasina, and O.A. Laoye

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Third Wave Changes: The Role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the Definition of Librarianship, Faezeh Sadat Tabatabaee Amiree and Bentolhodah Khabbazan

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E-Learning 2.0: Learning Redefined, Rupesh Kumar A

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Tracing the Archetypal Academic Librarian, Stephen E. Bales

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RSS Applications in Libraries and Information Centres, Sadanand Bansode, N.B. Dahibhate, and Kishore Ingale

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Effect of Peer Review on Citations in the Open Access Environment, Mohammad Hanief Bhat

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Organizational Communication for Organizational Climate and Quality Service in Academic Libraries, J. A. Bolarinwa and D. Y. Olorunfemi

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Academic Libraries and the Remaking of the Canon: Implications for Collection Development Librarians, Julianne Buchsbaum

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Segmented Professions: Further Considerations of Theory and Practice in LIS and Librarianship, Andrew Carlin

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Ergonomic Issues in Academic Libraries in Kolkata, West Bengal: A Pilot Study, A.M. Chandra, Suhana Ghosh, Sangita Barman, and Dhruba Prosad Chakravarti

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Research Outputs from Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Empirical Appraisal, S. Chiemeke, O.B. Longe, F.A. Longe, and I.O. Shaib

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Alive and Well: Revisiting Sable's "Death of Book Selection", Okoro C. Chukwu

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Getting to Know the Neighbors: Library Support for Study Abroad Programs, Virginia Connell

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Librarians' Education in the Age of Knowledge: Consideration of Skills, Methods, and Tools, Akram Fathian Dastgerdi

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Patterns of In-Service Training for Special Libraries: A Pilot Study, Queenette doh-Ilomechine

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The Relationship of Academic Role and Information Use by Engineering Faculty, M Doraswamy

The Effect of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) on Teaching Library and Information Science, Rahman Ebrahimi

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Availability and Use of ICTs in Collection Management in University and Special Libraries in the Niger-Delta Region, Nigeria, Daniel Emojorho and K.I.N. Nwalo

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Information for Rural Communities: A Solution for Sustainable Development in the Niger Delta, Abraham Tabor Etebu

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Effectiveness of Library Resources in the Libraries of Agricultural Research Institutes in Nigeria, Lily Oluebube Ezeala

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Online Social Networking Sites and Privacy: Revisiting Ethical Considerations for a New Generation of Technology, Peter Fernandez