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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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

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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