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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INDIAN RESEARCH CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE AQUACULTURE JOURNAL DURING 1972 – 2011: A SCIENTOMETRIC STUDY, Ramasamy Kumaresan, Ramasamy Ezhilrani, Krishnan Vinitha, and Ramanujam Jayaraman

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Analytical Survey on Digital Preservation and Techniques among Engineering Education Institutional Libraries in Rayalaseema Region of Andhra Pradesh, K Kumar

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A Scientometric Study of Digital Literacy in Online Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA), K Kumar

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Assessment Of The Use Of Electronic Resources Among Administrators And Faculty In The University Of Cape Coast., Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa, Osman Imoro, and Paulina Afful-Arthur

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Research growth and development at Sambalpur University during 2008-2012: a bibliometric analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana

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Tuberculosis (TB) research in India during 2004-2013: a bibliometric analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana, Ashok Kumar Das, and Jayanta Kumar Sahu

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The Use of Electronic Journal Articles by Academics at Mzuzu University, Malawi., Lizzie Malemia

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Bibliometric Portrait of SRELS Journal of Information Management for the Period 2004-2013, Ghouse Modin N. Mamdapur Mr., Iqbalahmad U. Rajgoli Dr., Santosh M. Chavan Mr., and Kiran S. Khamitkar Mr.

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Bibliometric Analysis Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, siva subramanian manian

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Authorship Patterns and Collaborative Research in Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, 1996 - 2012, Kotti Thavamani Mani

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Measuring service quality at Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Libraries, Amir Hosein Mardani, Soheila Alavi, and Mohsen Nazarzadeh Zare

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Teaching the Digital Divide: Connecting Students to Community, Knowledge, and Service Learning., Rebecca M. Marrall

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Spanish Journals of Education & Educational Research in the JCR: A bibliometric analysis of the citations, Alexander Maz-Machado, Noelia Noelia Jiménez-Fanjul, and Natividad Adamuz-Povedano

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Blogs and Social Networks in Libraries: Complementary or Antagonistic Tools?, Juliana Mazzocchi

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The Role of Telecentres in Tanzania’s Rural Development. A Case Study of Sengerema District Council, Mwanza Region., Boniface Mbangala and Athumani Samzugi

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Legal and Ethical Issues of Information Service Delivery and Library Information Science Professionals in University Libraries in Nigeria, Ucha Mbofung mrs and Sunday Olanrewaju Popoola Dr

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Managing Metadata Interoperability within Audio Preservation Framework: Integrating the Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard (METS) and Multichannel Source Material into Digital Library Audio Collections, Darnelle O. Melvin

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A Study of IT Infrastructure in Pakistani University Libraries, Muhammad Sajid Mirza and Khalid Mahmood

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Bibliometric Analysis of the "Health and Population: Perspectives and Issues (HPPI)" Journal during Year (2000-2010), Ashutosh Mishra

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Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ): A Bibliometric Study, Basudev Mohanty

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A Statewide Survey of Censorship and Intellectual Freedom, Kathleen M. Monks, Anne M. Gaines, and Caitlin A. Marineau

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The Conversion of MARC Metadata For Online Visual Resource Collections: A Case Study of Tactics, Challenges and Results, Brighid Mooney Gonzales

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Awareness and Use of Scholarly Electronic Journals by Members of Academic Staff: A Case Study of Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), Nelson Msagati

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Authorship patterns and degree of collaboration of Sri Lankan scientific publications in Social sciences and Humanities – a picture from SCOPUS, Subramanian Navaneethakrishnan

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A Feasibility Study of Mobile Services Implementation in National Library and Archives of Iran: user’s trends, Ayoob Nazi, Sakineh Ghasempour, and Leyla Asgari

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KASHMIRI MARSIYA (ELEGY) MANUSCRIPTS: THE VALUABLE SOURCES FOR THE DISSEMINATION, RECONSTRUCTION AND SAFEGUARDING THE HISTORY AND CULTURE-II, tawfeeq nazir

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KASHMIRI MARSIYA (ELEGY) MANUSCRIPTS: THE VALUABLE SOURCES FOR THE DISSEMINATION, RECONSTRUCTION AND SAFEGUARDING THE HISTORY AND CULTURE, tawfeeq nazir and javaid hussain bhat

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Analysis of Open Access Scholarly Journals in Chemistry, Faizul Nisha Dr and Hilal Ahmad Dr

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EVALUATION OF THE USE OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARY RESOURCES AND SERVICES BY THE STUDENTS OF PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA, EMENIKE CHIEMEKA NKAMNEBE, OBIORA KINGSLEY UDEM, and CHIBUZOR BLESSING NKAMNEBE

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage and Undergraduate Students Study Habits in Universities in Cross River State, Nigeria., Aniebiet Inyang Ntui Dr(Mrs)

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The Practicality of Resource Sharing in Academic Law Libraries in South-western Nigeria, Chidinma Onwuchekwa Ogba

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Strategies of Curbing Deterioration of Undergraduate projects: A Case Study of Six Selected Colleges of Education Libraries in Southern Nigeria, Samuel O. Ogunniyi and Foluke Victoria Adejubee Mrs

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Knowledge and Use of Social Media among Nigerian Librarians, Adebayo Afolabi Olajide Mr and Kayode Gboyega Oyeniran Mr

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A Literature Review of the Role of Libraries in the Provision of Information towards the Attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria, Glory Onoyeyan and Odunola I. Adesina

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Accreditation issues in Faculty of Law of Nigerian Universities: Imperatives for law libraries, laws and statutes., Oliver Theophine Onwudinjo Dr, Chukwuma Obiora Nwosu Professor, and Cyprain I. Ugwu Dr

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Information Use in Decision Making By Parliamentarians in Ghana, Hawa Osman Ms and Dominic Dankwah Agyei Mr.

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An Analysis of Subject Coverage and Worldwide Involvement of E-LIS: the International Repository for Library and Information Science., Nestor L. Osorio

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A Study of Harold Borko's Contributions to Information Science, Nestor L. Osorio Mr

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Reading Habits Among Students and its Effect on Academic Performance: A Study of Students of Koforidua Polytechnic, Micheal Owusu-Acheaw

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DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT): A Bibliometric Study (2003-12), Ramesh Pandita

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Research Output of some Selected Indian Medical Research Institutions (2007-2011), Ramesh Pandita, Shivendra Singh Mr., and Ramesh C. Gaur Dr.

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Effectiveness of Metadata Information and Tools Applied to National Security, Cassidy Pham

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Enhancing Reading Through Library and Reference tools: the RAN Vacation Reading Programme., Kathryn James Philip Mrs.

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Adoption of ICT’s For Library Operations and Services: A Comparison of Public and Private University Libraries of Pakistan, Saima Qutab, Rubina Bhatti, and Farasat Shafi Ullah

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Information literacy skills of faculty members: A study of the University of Lahore, Pakistan, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique

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Help Mechanism Systems Offered in IR Interface of E-journal Database Systems: A Users’ Perception Related to Help Mechanism in their Information Seeking Tasks, Namrata Rai and Shailendra Kumar Dr

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Anemia Research in India: A bibliometric analysis of publications output during 1993–2013., Jeyshankar -. Ramalingam - and vellai chamy A

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MOBILE TECHNOLOGY PUBLICATIONS RESEARCH OUTPUT AS INDEXED IN ENGINEERING INDEX: A SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS, SANTHA KUMAR RAMIAH Mr

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Theses and Dissertations at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine: A liaison librarian’s input., Rabia Ramlogan Mrs

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Measuring Shelf Availability in University Library: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Machang, Kelantan State, Malaysia, Agus Rifai, Muslim Ismail Ahmad Mr., and Nordelina Zulkarnain Mrs

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Metadata for a Web Archive: PREMIS and XMP as Tools for the Task, Laurentia Romaniuk

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Assistive Technologies for People with Disabilities in National Capital Region Libraries of India, GAREEMA SANAMAN and Shailendra Kumar

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Measuring Research Excellence with Two Journals in Social Sciences: A Scientometric Sketch, BIPIN BIHARI SETHI and Krushna Chandra Panda Prof.

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THE IMPACT OF ICT IN LIBRARY AUTOMATION IN THE SELECTED LIBRARIES OF DEHRADUN: A CASE STUDY, Ajay Kumar Sharma Mr.

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CARBON FOOTPRINT IN KNOWLEDGE SECTOR: An Assessment from Cradle to Grave., Sheikh Shueb and Mohd Arshid Mir

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Application of h and g indices to Quantify Scientific Productivity of Physicists at JNU, India, MANISHA SINGH and SHAILENDRA KUMAR

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Educating for Information Literacy : Assessing Indian Agricultural Sciences graduate’s knowledge and Information skills, Neena Singh and Neena Singh

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Appropriate strategies for developing information marketing in Iranian Faculties of Agriculture, Mojtaba Sookhtanlo, Hamid Movahed Mohammadi, Ahmad Rezvanfar, and Yousef Hedjazi

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PREMIS-Lite, a Preservation Metadata Generator., Todd P. Swanson

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Accessibility and Use of Electronic Journals at Iranian University Libraries, Masoumeh Tajafari

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Evaluation of Medical Librarians’ Level of Information and Communication Technology Skills Based on MLA Statements: A study in Iran, Mina Tavassoli-Farahi, Masoumeh Tajafari, and Iman Tahamtan

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"Punk-Ass Book Jockeys": Library Anxiety in the Television Programs Community and Parks and Recreation, Eamon Tewell

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A discussion and suggestions on ethical barriers in librarianship: Information privacy, controversial materials, and personal beliefs, Spyros Tsompanakis

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Patron-driven Acquisition and Monopolistic Use: Are Patrons at Academic Libraries Using Library Funds to Effectively Build Private Collections?, David C. Tyler, Joyce C. Melvin, MaryLou Epp, and Anita M. Kreps

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Bangladesh: An Overview of Open Access (OA) Initiatives, Md. Nazim Uddin, Tracey Lynn Pérez Koehlmoos, and Shaikh A Shahed Hossain

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availability and use of indigenous knowledge amongst rural women in Nigeria, Margaret Uyouyou Ugboma Dr.

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Analysis of training initiatives undertaken for professional development of library professionals in Pakistan, Ahsan Ullah

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LITERACY LEARNING SPACES, STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INFORMATION AGE: THE ROLE OF LIBRARIES IN CREATING AND ENHANCING LITERACY-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Emeka C. Uzomba Mr.

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Managing Access to E-journals: A Study of Technical University Libraries of North India, Seema Vasishta Dr.

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Qualified Dublin Core and the Scholarly Works Application Profile: A Practical Comparison, Dustin M. Vogel

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Collaboration trend in Indian Business-Management research: A bibliometric perspective, Rakhi V S

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To what extent have ICTs contributed to e-Governance in Uganda?, Robert Waiswa and Constant Okello-Obura

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RDFa and Microdata, Bethany Wetherill

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Looking at the Socialization of LIS Students Through a Pop Culture Lens, Mary Wilkins-Jordan and Lisa Hussey

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Collection Development in the Humanities and Social Sciences in a Transitional Age: Deaccession of Print Items, David E. Woolwine

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Metadata for Graphic Novels and Comic Books: Comic Book Markup Language and Advanced Comic Book Format, Vonda E. Wright

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Public libraries in Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), India: an explorative study, MAYANK YUVARAJ Dr. and Ambrish Kumar Maurya Mr.

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Facilitating the Serendipitous Discovery of Information: Planning and Weeding the Fine Art Collection, Alessia Zanin-Yost and Katy Ginanni

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Damage to Libraries due to Water Related Disasters, Parul Zaveri

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A Survey of Knowledge Sharing Among the Faculty Members of Iranian Library and Information Science (LIS) Departments, Soraya Ziaei

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The impact of the implementation of ISO 9001 on the processes of Central Library of Tabriz-Iran, soraya ziaei and Sima Apand

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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