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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2012

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A Review of Problems and Challenges of Library Professionals in Developing Countries including Pakistan, Shakeel Ahmad Khan and Rubina Bhatti

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The Impact Of The Market Orientation Concept On Marketing Performance In the Libraries Of Jordanian Universities From The Point Of View Of Managers And Heads Of Departments, Fadel Jamil Klaib

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Alleviating International Students' Culture Shock and Anxiety in American Academic Libraries: Welcome, Ahlan Wa Sahlan, Anyeong Hae Sae Yo, Bienvenidos, Huan ying, Sanu Da Zuwa, Shalom, Swaagat hai, David Koenigstein

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User Preferences on University Websites: A Study, S. Kothainayaki, K. S. Sivakumaren, and S. Gopalakrishnan

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Web Based Information Sources and Services: A Case Study of St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, Raj Kumar Bhardwaj and Parmjeet K. Walia

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University Libraries in Kerala: A SWOT Analysis for Marketing, P.K. Suresh Kumar

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Growth and Development of Architectural Engineering College Libraries in Haryana, India, Rajender Kumar

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An Analytical Study of Institutional Digital Repositories in India, Bijan Kumar Roy, Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay, and Subal Chandra Biswas

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Guiding the Library Search by the English Teacher, David C. Kupfer

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Access to Media Resources as Predictor of Adolescents’ Attitude to Sexual and Reproductive Health Practices in Selected Non-Governmental Organisations in Nigeria, Sunday Olusola Ladipo Mr and Adewale Adeduntan Mr

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Undergraduate Students Satisfaction With Library Services in A Faculty Library in University of Education,Winneba. Ghana, Gifty Agatha Larson and Micheal Owusu-Acheaw

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A Survey of Library and Information Services to Physically-Challenged Students in Academic Libraries in Ogun State, Nigeria, Esther Opeola Lawal-Solarin

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Nailing Jelly to the Wall: Understanding Postmodernism's Influence on Library Information Science, Bob LeMoine

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Home Pages of Ten Leading Global-Asian Academic Library Websites, Safie Tahmasebi Limoni, Mitra Ghiasi, and Ali A. Razavi

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Comparing Journal Impact Factor and H-type Indices in Virology Journals, Zao Liu and Gary (Gang) Wan

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Annals of Library and Information Studies, 2002–2010: A Bibliometric Study, Kamal Lochan Jena, Dillip K. Swain, and K. C. Sahoo

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Reading Habits of Rural and Urban College Students iIn the 21st Century, Fayaz Ahmad Lone

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A Similarity Threshold-based Tool for Generating and Assessing Essay Computer-Based Examinations, Olumide B. Longe Dr

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Online Guides to Indian Languages with Particular Reference to Hindi, Punjabi, and Sanskrit, Preeti Mahajan and Neeraj Kumar Singh

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Web Impact Factor (WIF) and Link Analysis of Indian Institute of Technologies (IITs): A Webometric Study, Rabindra K. Maharana, K.C. Panda, and J. Sahoo

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LIS Curriculum Review Using Focus Group Interviews of Employers, Khalid Mahmood

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Alumni Participation in LIS Program Review: The Case of MLIS at University of the Punjab, Khalid Mahmood and Farzana Shafique

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Patients' Information Needs in Affiliated Hospitals of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Moosa Majidi, Hodeiseh Mahdavi, and Hasan Siamian

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The Availability and Persistence of Web Citations in Iranian LIS Journals (2006-2010), Amirhosein Mardani and Mahmoud Sangari

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Developing Technology Skills for Academic Librarians: A Study Based on the Universities in Kerala, India, Susan K. Mathew Ms and M.D. Baby

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Impact of the New Legal Deposit System on National Bibliographic Control in Uganda: Developments, Practices, and Challenges, James Matovu and Wilberforce Musoke

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Citation patterns in Educational Science theses at the University of Córdoba, Alexander Maz-Machado, Manuel Torralbo-Rodríguez, Mª Pilar Gutiérrez-Arenas, and Francisca Morales Sillero

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Addressing Change in Academic Libraries: A Review of Classical Organizational Theory and Implications for Academic Libraries, Glenn S. McGuigan

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PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF PRISON LIBRARIES IN GHANA: A CASE STUDY OF THE NSAWAM MEDIUM SECURITY PRISONS., CHRISTOPHER MFUM

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Reserve Textbooks: To Buy, or Not to Buy?, Julie Middlemas, Patricia Morrison, and Nadra Farina-Hess

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India's Efforts in Open Access Publishing, Bhaskar Mukherjee and Bidyut Kumar Mal

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Identifying and Mapping the Information Science and Scientometrics Analysis Studies in India (2005-2009): A Bibliometric Study, K. R. Mulla

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Job Openings for Library Professionals in Pakistan: A Content Analysis, Ghulam Mustafa and Munira Nasreen Ansari

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Comparative Research Performance Analyses of the Departments of Botany and Zoology of the University of Burdwan from 1960-2000, Amitava Nandi and Amit Kumar Bandyopadhyay

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Use of Electronic Databases by Postgraduage Students and Research Scholars at GBPUAT Library, India, Tanveer Haider Naqvi

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Preservation and Conservation Issues in Selected Private Universities in South-West Nigeria, Miracle Eka Njeze

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Information Technology as a Medium of Inter-organizational Knowledge Sharing, Fatemeh Nooshinfard and Leila Nemati-Anarak

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Evaluation of Student Industrial Work Experience Scheme (SIWES) in Library School: The Federal Polytechnic Nekede Experience, Judith Nse

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The Use of Google and Yahoo by Internet Users in Nigeria, Obiora Nwosu and Isaac Anyira

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Staff Motivation in the University of Lagos Libraries, Nigeria, A.S. Obajemu, N.A. Dekpen, and J.A. Ojo

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Libraries as Channels for Disseminating Information and Educating Communities for the Resolution of Conflicts and Promotion of Peace in Africa, Oluwaseun Ireti Obasola Mrs.

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Managing Employee Compensation and Benefits for Job Satisfaction in Libraries and Information Centres in Nigeria, R.O. Odunlade

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Establishing a Library Liaison Programme in a Nigerian Academic Library, Ifeanyi Edwin Ogbo, Obiorah Nwosu, and George E. Asogwa

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Managing ICT Waste: The Case of Delta State University Abraka, Nigeria, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo, Alex Ozoemelem Obuh, and Elizabeth Ibolo

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Perceived Use of Networked Multimedia Applications on Learning in Selected Universities in South West Nigeria, Emmanuel K. Ogunlana

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Electronic Information Resources Awareness, Attitude and Use by Academic Staff Members of University of Lagos, Nigeria, Olatokunbo Christopher Okiki

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Towards Accelerated Development of Academic Library Services in Nigeria for National Development in the 21st Century, Rose B. Okiy

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Effect of Self-Concept, Knowledge Sharing and Utilization on Research Productivity Among Librarians in Public Universities in South-West, Nigeria., sarah okonedo and Sunday Olarenwaju Popoola

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Grey Literature Management at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) Library, USA: A Macarthur Foundation Grant Research Project, Francisca Okoroma

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Assessment of Competencies of Library and Information Science Educators in Nigeria, Michael Onuchukwu Okoye

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Social Implications of ICTs: Views of Academic Librarians in Nigeria, Michael Onuchukwu Okoye

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Management of Electronic Resources by Cataloguers in Nigerian Federal University Libraries, Michael Onuchukwu Okoye and Chijioke F. Ugwuanyi

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Motivation, Job Satisfaction and Service Delivery: Mid-Level Staff at Kenneth Dike Library, University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Christopher O. Ola and Bolarinwa M. Adeyemi

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Information on Maize Production among Rural Youth: A Solution for Sustainable Food Security In Nigeria, O.A. Olaniyi and J.G. Adewale

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ICT Support for Knowledge Management in Primary Healthcare: a Case Study of Partnership for Reviving Routine Immunization in Northern Nigeria (PRRINN), Gbola Olasina

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Influence of Motivation on Turnover of Library Personnel in Some Public Universities in South West Nigeria, Oyetola Solomon Olusegun

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Investment Status of Librarians in Tertiary Institutions of Kogi State, Nigeria, Moses Adekunle Omoniwa

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Challenges of Public Libraries Patrons in the Use of Information Services for Attainment of Health Millennium Development Goals, Abiola Modupeola Omotosho and Olatokunbo Christopher Okiki

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Impact of the Internet on Research Effort of Academics at Abia State University, Uturu, (ABSU), CPC Onwubiko

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Grey Literature Acquisition and Management: Challenges in Academic Libraries in Africa, Odaro Osayande and Christopher O. Ukpebor Mr.

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Grey Literature Acquisition and Management: Challenges in Academic Libraries in Africa, Odaro Osayande and Christopher O. Ukpebor Mr.

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Use of Multimedia for Teaching in Nigerian University System: A Case Study of University of Ibadan, A.B. Oshinaike and S.R. Adekunmisi

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The Challenges of Promoting Reading Culture in Nigerian Children through Story Hour, Book Talks and Exhibition: A Case Study of selected Secondary Schools in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria., oyemike victor ossai-onah mr.

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Use of Electronic Information Sources (EIS) by Faculty Members in Nigerian Universities, Kehinde Abayomi Owolabi, B.A. Ajiboye, O.W. Lawal, and S.C. Okpeh

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Disruptive Readers in Academic Libraries: A Study of Olabisi Onabanjo University Library, F.A. Oyesiku, O. Buraimo, and O.F. Olusanya

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Influence of SUBEB Libraries in Developing the Reading Skills of Primary School Pupils in Selected Public Primary Schools in Oyo State, Razaq Oyewo

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Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, Dublin Core and Accessibility in the OAIster Repository, Michael Peake

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Power Information and Communication Network (POWERICONET): A Proposal, Rakesh Prasad and Preeti Mahajan

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Impact of ICT Skills on the Use of E-Resources by Information Professionals: A Review of Related Literature, Ganiyu Oluwaseyi Quadri

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Free and Open Source Software Movement in LIS Profession in Pakistan, Ata ur Rehman, Khalid Mahmood, and Rubina Bhatti

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Understanding the Expectations of Pakistani Libraries Users: A LibQUAL Study, Shafiq Ur Rehman

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Perceptions of Pakistani Users about Library Service Quality: LibQUAL Comments, Shafiq Ur Rehman and Widad Mustafa El Hadi

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Present Status of Library Cooperation, Networking, and Resource Sharing in Bangladesh: Web-based Library Cooperation for Access to World-wide Information, Mirza Mohd. Rezaul Islam

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Open Access Repositories in Asia: From SAARC to Asian Tigers, Bijan Kumar Roy, Subal Chandra Biswas, and Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

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The Usability of OPAC Interface Features: The Perspective of Postgraduate Students at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), Mboni Ruzegea

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ICT Skills and Computer Self-Efficacy of Research Students: The Case of Institute of Pure & Applied Biology and Biotechnology, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan, Muhammad Naushad Sabzwari Sabzwari, Rubina Bhatti, and Bashir Ahmed

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Users' Perception of Self-check System at International Islamic University, Malaysia Library, Hauwa Sadiq Mrs and Amina Bagudu Mrs

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Rural Libraries in Support of Rural Reconstruction: Tagores’ Thinking and Reality, Nimai Chand Saha Dr. and Keshab Chandra Sinha Mr.

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Educators' Perspective on Library Education in Nigeria, Adam Gambo Saleh

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Does the Digital Environment Improve Modern Users' Internet Awareness?, T Saravanan, M. M. Kalaivani, and V. Senthilkumar

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Status of E-Theses Repositories with Special Reference to India, Shantashree Sengupta

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Building an Iran Web Archive in the National Library and Archives of Iran: A Feasibility Study, Farzaneh Shadanpour, Saeideh Akbari Dariyan, Reza Shahrabi Farahani, Soudeh Seirafi, and Alireza Vazifehdoust

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A Macro Sketch of Users’ Needs, Satisfaction, and Library Performance: A Survey of University Libraries in Pakistan, Farzana Shafique, Shafiq Ur Rehman, and Khalid Mahmood

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Perceptions of Information Professionals about Knowledge Management in the Information Institutions of Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study, Md. Abul Kalam Siddike and M Nasiruddin Munshi

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Faculty Use of University Library Resources: A Study of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijagun, Ogun State, Nigeria, A.O. Simisaye

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Information Use, Satisfaction, and Difficulties: A Case Study of Agricultural Scientists in India, K.P. Singh

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Use of E-Journals by Medical Professionals: A Study of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Libraries in Delhi, K.P. Singh and Malkeet Singh Gill

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Measuring Service Quality in Dr. Zakir Husain Library, J.M.I, New Delhi: A Survey, Md. Sohail and M. Mazoom Raza

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User Education Programs in Academic Libraries: The Experience of the International Islamic University Malaysia Students, Shammasi Ali Suleiman

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Content Organization in Websites of Agricultural Universities in India: A Web Analytic Study, Kothainayaki Suresh and S. Gopalakrishnan

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Seeking Online Information Sources: Science Faculties in Developing Countries, Muzammil Tahira

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Trends and Practices of Seeking Online Information Sources: The Case of Science Faculties of a Developing Country, Muzammil Tahira, Kanwal Ameen, and Rosa Alinda Alias

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Reaccessioning and Stocktaking Exercise: Experiences of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Library, Kumasi, Ghana, Victor Teye

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Scientific Publications of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu: Scientometric Analysis, A. Thirumagal

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Stem Cell Research: A Bibliometric Analysis from 1999-2008, A. Thirumagal

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The Impact of Kenya National Library Services (KNLS), Kisumu Provincial Mobile Library Services On Education in Kisumu County,Kenya., James Macharia Tutu Mr

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Evaluation of Entrepreneurship Awareness and Skills among LIS Students in Universities in South East Nigeria, Felicia Ugwu and C.N. Ezeani

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Information Literacy Skills: A Survey of the Transition of Students from Secondary to University Education in Edo State, Nigeria, Christopher O. Ukpebor Mr. and Daniel Emojorho

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The Role of University Libraries in Enhancing Local Content Availability in the Nigerian Community, Chimezie Patrick Uzuegbu

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Digital Librarians and the Challenges of Open Access to Knowledge: The Michael Okpara University of Agriculture (MOUAU) Library Experience, Chimezie Patrick Uzuegbu and Faustinus U. McAlbert