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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2013

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Assessing the Emotional Intelligence Profile of Public Librarians in Malaysia: Descriptive Analysis, MAD KHIR JOHARI ABDULLAH SANI (PhD), Mohamad Noorman Masrek (PhD), Noor Zaidi Sahid, and Fuziah Mohd Nadzar (Assoc. Prof.)

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Studies in Family Planning Journal (2003 To 2009): A Bibliometric Study, Oluremi Adenike Abiolu Dr

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Internet Access and Usage by Undergraduate Students: A Case Study of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria, Sowemimo Ronke Adekunmisi, Emmanuel Babatunde Ajala, and Abiodun Olaide Iyoro

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Accessing Indigenous Knowledge Resources in Libraries and the Problems Encountered by Librarians Managing IK in Oyo State, Nigeria, Idowu Adegbilero Adeniyi and Roselyn E. Subair Mrs

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Provision and Use of Community-based Library and Information Services: a Case Study of Asa Local Government Area, Kwara State, Nigeria, Olarongbe Shuaib Agboola Mr. and Ademolake Hawwa Bolanle Mrs.

The relevance and adequacy of the Ashanti regional library, Kumasi, Ghana: an appraisal by users, Kwaku Agyen-Gyasi and Hagar Atta-Obeng

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Fee-based Services as Source of Funding for Public University Libraries in Ghana - A Survey, Michael Ahenkorah-Marfo and Raymond Osei-Boadu

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Fund Allocation as a Correllate of Sustainability of Departmental Libraries in Nigerian Universities, Abdulganiy Okanla Ahmed and Kenneth Ivo Ngozi Nwalo Dr

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PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES TO CHILDREN IN RURAL AREAS, PEARL C. AKANWA

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POPULATION CONTROL IN NIGERIA: IMPLICATIONS FOR LIBRARIANS, PEARL C. AKANWA, EMMANUEL UWAZIE ANYANWU, and OYEMIKE VICTOR OSSAI-ONAH

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SECURITY MANAGEMENT FOR PREVENTION OF BOOK THEFTS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES. A CASE STUDY OF BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, NIGERIA, Philip Usman Akor Dr

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Functions of interpersonal communication in rendering reference services in two University libraries in Nigeria, Philip Usman Akor Dr and Julie Nkechi Udensi Dr

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The Politics of Special Collections and Museum Exhibits: A Civil War or The War of Northern Aggression?, Christopher J. Anderson

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Publication Pattern of scientists of Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, India, Nishtha Anilkumar Dr

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION BILL, ITS RELEVANCE AND CHALLENGES IN NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT: THE NIGERIAN EXPERIENCE, EMMANUEL UWAZIE ANYANWU, Pearl C. AKANWA, and OYEMIKE VICOTR OSSAI-ONAH

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GENDER IMPLICATION IN AWARENESS AND USE OF SEARCH ENGINES BY PRIVATE UNIVERSITY LECTURERS IN SOUTH-SOUTH, NIGERIA., Isaac E. Anyira

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Internet Use among Students in Tertiary Institutions in the Sunyani Municipality, Ghana, Charles Arthur mr. and Paul Osei Brafi

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Problems Associated with Newspaper Management in a Ghanaian University Library, afia densi asare-kyire mrs, Edward Mensah Borteye Mr., and Victor Teye Mr.

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Faculty Perception on Library Facilities: A Survey on NAAC Accredited Autonomous Arts and Science Colleges in Coimbatore City, Dr. S. Ally Sornam, Associate Professor and Head; K. Priya, MLIS; and M. Prakash, M.Phil Scholar

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Practice Makes Perfect? A Retrospective Look at a Community of Practice, Ramirose Ilene Attebury, Robert Perret, Jeremy Kenyon, and Deborah Green

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Librarians’ initiated HIV /AIDS Prevention Intervention Efforts in Selected Rural Communities in Oyo state, Nigeria, Akin Awoyemi and Olaniyi Esther Temitope

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STUDENTS’ PERCEPTION OF DIGITAL LIBRARY SERVICES: A CASE STUDY OF INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY, MALAYSIA., Amina Adamu Bagudu and Hauwa Sadiq

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Utilization of Journal Publications by Undergraduate Students of Babcock University, Nigeria, Itunu A. Bamidele, Saturday U. Omeluzor, and Hannah U. Amadi

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Application of Marketing Strategies and Mix to Digital Information Services (DIS): Nigerian University Libraries Perspectives, Alice A. Bamigbola Mrs.

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Evaluation of Provision and Support for Disabled Students in Libraries of Special Education Professional Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs) and Rehabilitation Centers (RCs)., Humara Bano Dr., Syed Rahmatullah Shah, and Aisha Masud Ms.

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Use and Impact of Electronic Journals on the Users of University of Pune, Pune, India, Sadanand Y. Bansode

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Bibliometric Analysis of Journal of Knowledge Management Practice, 2008-2012, Nilaranjan Barik and Puspanjali Jena Dr

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Mentoring in Libraries and Information Organisation, the Catalogue Librarian Perspectives, M.A. Bello and Y. Mansor Dr.

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A bibliometric study of literature on celiac disease, Raj Kumar Bhardwaj Mr.

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Hindustani Film Music Information Storage and Retrieval: Using MS Access Database Management System., Nazir Ahmad Bhat

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A Study of Library Usage and Satisfaction by Social Scientists at Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Rubina Bhatti

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Impact of ICT on Social Science Faculty Members’ Information Usage Pattern at Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Rubina Bhatti

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Pervasiveness and Purposes of Library Usage by LIS Students at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Rubina Bhatti

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The Education System and Librarianship in Pakistan: An Overview, Rubina Bhatti

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Role of Libraries & Information Centers in Promoting Culture and Architecture in Cholistan Desert, South Punjab Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti, Mazhar Hayat, and Sarwat Mukhtar

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LOKTA’S LAW REVISITED IN TOXICOLOGY LITERATURE, Mini Devi B

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Information Needs of the Allopathic Medical Practitioners in Tamilnadu, India: An Analysis, Sathivel Murugan BO, AllySornam S, and Mohan Kumar V

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Cataloging and Classification Skills of Library and Information Science Practitioners in their Workplaces: A Case Analysis, David A. Cabonero and Russell B. Dolendo

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Wikipedia-type Disambiguation Functionality in LCSH: a Recommendation, Daniel CannCasciato

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Research Trends in Journal of Intellectual Property Rights (JIPR): A Bibliometric Study, VELMURUGAN CHANDRAN

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Public Libraries in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka - Challenges, Kalpana Chandrasekar

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BRING BACK THE BOOK: THE ROLE OF LIBRARIES AND LIBRARIANS IN PROMOTION OF READING AND LITERACY IN NIGERIA, irunegbo godwin chidiebere chigod

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Use of Electronic Resources by Distance Students in Nigeria: The Case of the National Open University, Lagos and Ibadan Study Centers, Omoike Adenike Damilola

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A bibliometric analysis of contributions in the journal ‘Library Trends’, Taapas Kumar Das Mr

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Searching Mindfully: Are Libraries up to the challenge of competing with Google Books?, Amrita Dhawan PhD

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Cosmology research in India: a scientometric study, Bidyarthi Dutta Dr. and Durga Sankar Rath Prof.

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An Analysis of a Nigerian Library and Information Science Journal: A Bibliometric Analysis, nelson edewor mr.

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LIBRARY SERVICES TO DISABLED STUDENTS IN THE DIGITAL ERA: CHALLENGES FOR OUTCOME ASSESSMENT, V. O. Ekwelem

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Tribology Research Output in BRIC Countries : A Scientometric Dimension, B Elango, P Rajendran, and J Manickraj

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A Comparative Study of Users’ Experiences with Microsoft Windows Vista and Windows XP: A Case Study of University of Ibadan, Ugwunwa Chinyere Esse

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Awareness and Use of Online Public Access Catalogue by Students of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria., O. M. Fabunmi Miss and B. O. Asubiojo Mrs

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Reconsidering the Relationship between Generic and Situated IL Approaches: The Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition in Formal Information Literacy Learning Environments, Part II, Robert Farrell

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Work Values, Achievement Motivation and Technostress as Determinants of Job Burnout among Library Personnel in Automated Federal University Libraries in Nigeria, olalude oluwole francis

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ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES UTILIZATION BY STUDENTS IN MBARARA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, Anna Gakibayo, J. R. Ikoja-Odongo, and Constant Okello-Obura

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The Prospects of Bridging the Digital Divide in Africa, Abdul Rahman Garuba

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Is librarians’ health affected by ergonomic factors at the work place?, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani, Jalil Nazari, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, and Fatemeh Rastegari

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Health Information Seeking Behavior (HISB): A Study of a Developing Country, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani, Elham Qeisari, and Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi

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Use and Users Satisfaction on Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) Services among B.Tech. Students of School of Engineering in Tezpur University: a survey., Anjan Gohain and Mukesh Saikia Dr

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Development of a taxonomy for key terms in Mathematics Education and its use in a digital repository, Pedro Gómez Dr. and María C. Cañadas Dr.

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S&T Publications Output of India: A Scientometric Analyses of Publications Output, 1996-2011, B M. Gupta Dr., Adarsh Bala, and Avinash Kshitig

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A comparative Analysis of Social Sciences Research Publications in four South Asian countries, B M Gupta and G Mahesh

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Glaucoma Research: A Scientometric Study of Indian Publications Output, 2002-11, Brij Mohan Gupta Dr and Adarsh Bala

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World Cataract Research: A Scientometric Analysis of Publications Output during 2002-11, Brij Mohan Gupta Dr, Adarsh Bala, and Avinash Kshitig

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Citation Analysis of Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, Kamini Gupta Librarian and Gurjeet Kaur Rattan

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Linked Data in Libraries: Library of Congress’ Bibliographic Framework Transition Initiative, Michelle L. Halla

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Determining Information literacy Competency of Faculty members and Post graduate Medical and Para medical Students in Using Medical Information Resources, Hakimeh Hazrati, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani, and Naser Ghornanian

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Access to Digital Libraries for Disadvantaged Users, Silke Higgins

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An Analytical Study of Some NGOs’/NPOs’ Contributions by promoting Library Activities at Disadvantageous Areas in Vietnam to Create Potential and Lifelong Learners., Zakir Hossain

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The ICT based library and Information services: a case study of B-Schools in Delhi and NCR region, Akhtar Hussain

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CITATION STUDY OF RESEARCH RELATED INTERNET USE BY STUDENTS IN NIGERIAN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS: THE MICHAEL OKPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE UMUDIKE EXAMPLE, ahiaoma ibegwam mrs, chimezie patrick uzuegbu, and oluchi victory uzuchukwu

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Measuring Dhaka University Students’ Internet Use Behavior of the Department of Information Science and Library Management, Md. Maidul Islam

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Collaborative Research in Economics in Pakistan: The Case of Pakistan Development Review from 1973 to 2009, Sajjad Ullah Jan and Mumtaz Ali Anwar

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Impact of Pakistani Authors in the GOOGLE World: A Study of Library and Information Science Faculty, Sajjad Ullah Jan and Mumtaz Ali Anwar

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Measuring Library Effectiveness in VTU Research Centers in Karnataka: A study, Chandrashakara J and Dr.Adithya Kumari H

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When and where: Patron use of computer banks and study rooms, Michael W. Johnson and Stephen C. Finlay

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LIBRARY RESOURCES, SERVICES AND INFORMATION SEEKING BEHAVIOUR IN CHANGING ICT ENVIRONMENT: A LITERATURE REVIEW, Jayadev H. Kadli, Librarian and B. D. Kumbar, Professor & Chairman

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Job Satisfaction among Librarians in the Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan: A Survey, Amjid Khan and Dr. Shamshad Ahmed

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A Study of the Usability and Design Components of Academic Libraries Websites in Pakistan, Amjid Khan, Shamshad Ahmed, Yassir Mahmood, and Salman Bin Naeem

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Designing Effective In-service Training for Librarians in Pakistan, Arif Khan and Muhammad Rafiq

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Practices in Library Staff Development: A case study of Pakistan Academy for Rural Development (PARD) Library, Muhammad Arif Khan, Haroon Idrees PhD, and Muhammad Mudassir Khan

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Use of Social Networking Sites (SNSs): A study of Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak, India, Anil Kumar and Rajinder Kumar

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University Library web sites in Kerala as marketing tools: an Evaluation, SURESH KUMAR PK Dr.

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Orientation/Training Programmes in NCR Libraries for People with Disabilities: Study of User’s Perspective, SHAILENDRA KUMAR and GAREEMA SANAMAN

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Motivation and Performance of Librarians in Public Universities in Ghana, Richard Bruce Lamptey KNUST, Michael Sakyi Boateng KNUST, and I K. Antwi UDS

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Linked Data and the Library of Congress, Corinne M. Laurence

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A Semiotic Interpretation of Sense-making in Information Seeking, Zao Liu

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Faculty perceptions and practices in health sciences information literacy instruction in Tanzania, Edda Tandi Lwoga Dr

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USER EDUCATION AND LIBRARY USE IN COLLEGES OF EDUCATION IN ABIA AND IMO STATES, Patricia Uzoma Maduako Mrs and Patricia Uzoma Maduako Mrs.

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INFORMATION USE AND JOB PERFORMANCE OF SENIOR NON-ACADEMIC STAFF IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, Ezinwanyi Madukoma and Roseline Oluremi Opeke

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Research publication trend of Utkal University’s researchers indexed in Scopus during 2008 to 2012: a bibliometric analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana and Prangya Das

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A bibliometric analysis of the research output of Sambalpur University’s publication in ISI Web of Science during 2007-11, Rabindra K. Maharana and Bipin Bihari sethi

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Exploiting the Values of Indigenous Knowledge in Attaining Sustainable Development in Nigeria: The place of the Library, Omawumi O. Makinde Mrs and Oludare A. Shorunke Mr

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Scientometric Analysis of Contributions to the Journal College and Research Libraries (1997-2011), Ghouse Modin N. Mamdapur Mr., Iqbalahmad U. Rajgoli Dr., and Aasia Kausar G. Mamdapur Mrs

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Usability Evaluation of Online Digital Manuscript Interface, Yushiana Mansor and Faizal Hazri Mat Ripin

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Commercializing University Research results: A Case Study by Behbahan Islamic Azad University, Parisa Masudian, Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor, and Nasrallah Ghashgayizadeh

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Appraising The Quality of Malaysian Union Catalog, Ahmad Fuzi Md Ajis and Zuraidah Abd Manaf

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Patrolling the Web for Pirated Content, Iram Zehra Mirza and Shahina Islam

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Impact of IT on Human Resources of Pakistani University Libraries, Muhammad Sajid Mirza Dr and Khalid Mahmood

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A Study of Information Needs and Seeking Behavior of Faculty Members of Darul Ihsan University in Bangladesh., Sk. Mamun Mostofa

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UC Santa Barbara’s Alexandria Digital Research Library Repository Project: Building a Better Repository by Catering to User Needs, Eric Mulhaupt