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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SFX, Information Needs, the Academic Library, and Its User, Keren Barner and Sharon Tal

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Duties and Job Performance Factors of Cataloguers in Nigerian Academic Libraries, M.A. Bello and Y. Mansor

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An Analytical study of the Medical College Libraries of Gujarat in the Age of Information Technology, Atul Bhatt

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An Assessment of Community Inclusion in the Activities of Bahawalpur Museum, South Punjab Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti, Mah-e-Bushra Asghar, Hafiza Zaheer Fatima, and Attia Firdous

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Assessing the Role of Library Associations in Promoting Research Culture in LIS, Rubina Bhatti and Tariq Mahmood Chohan

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Use of E-Resources by Life Scientists: A Case Study of Sambalpur University, India, Bipin Bihari Sethi and K. C. Panda

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The Ethics of Fake Reference, Wayne Bivens-Tatum

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THE ROLE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES IN GHANA’S RURAL DEVELOPMENT, MICHAEL SAKYI BOATENG MR.

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The Development of a Collection Development Policy, David A. Cabonero and Liezl B. Mayrena

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Scholarly Electronic Journals: Availability and Use in Universities in Nigeria, E.D. Chigbu

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Connectivity and Accessibility in Nigerian University Libraries: A Survey of Access, Usage, and Problems in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, E.D. Chigbu and C.L. Dim

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Scientometric Mapping of Remote Sensing Research Output: A Global Perspective, Murugan Chinnaraj and R. Balasubramani

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Access and Awareness of ICT Resources and Services in Medical College Libraries in Puducherry, S. Dhanavandan, S. Mohammed Esmail, and M. Nagarajan

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Use of Electronic Resources at Krishnasamy College of Engineering & Technology Library, Cuddalore, S. Dhanavandan, S. Mohammed Esmail, and M. Nagarajan

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Driving on the Green Road: Self-archiving Research for Open Access in India, Mallikarjun Dora and Bulu Maharana

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Facilitating ICT Adoption among Research Scientists in Ghana, Lucy Dzandu and Perpetua Dadzie

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Acquisition and Use of Locally Published Law Textbooks as Correlates of Textbook Publishing in Nigeria, M. B. Edem and A. O. Okwilagwe

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Influence of Information Source Parameters and personal Characteristics of Librarians on readers' ability to Retrieve Information in Reference service, Nkoyo B. Edem

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The Effect of Tacit Knowledge for Effective Teaching and Learning Processes among Lecturers at the Delta State University, Abraka, Rexwhite Tega Enakrire and Ndubuisi Gloria Uloma

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Using Social Media for Dynamic Library Service Delivery: The Nigeria Experience, Chinwe Nwogo Ezeani and Uzoamaka Igwesi

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Cataloguing in the Era of ICT: What is Happening in Public Libraries of South-East Nigeria, Jacintha U. Eze

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Staff Training Programmes in Nigerian Public Libraries: The Case of Enugu State Public Library, Jacintha U. Eze

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Citation Pattern of the Nigerian Journal of Horticultural Science from 1990-2005, Bolanle Oluyemisi Fagbola and Mary Adefunke Adejoro

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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 I, Robert Farrell

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Citation Analysis of Dissertations and Theses Submitted to the Department of Agricultural Economics And Extension, Federal University of Technology Akure, Nigeria, Joseph Kehinde Fasae

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Internet Use by Students of Faculty of Science in Two Nigerian Universities, Joseph Kehinde Fasae and Fasa Rachael Aladeniyi

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Library Values that Interface with Technology: Public Service Information Professionals, Zotero, and Open Source Software Decision Making, Peter Fernandez

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Employers’ Expectations of Library Education in Nigeria, Adam Gambo Saleh

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Information as a Major Criterion for Success in Women's Group Activities in Borno State, Nigeria, Adam Gambo Saleh

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The assessment of information prescription service to patients with heart valve disease; applying user‘s satisfaction study, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani and Mina Mahami

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Emerging Challenges to Effective Library Automation and An E-Library: The Case of Emmanuel Alayande College of Education, Oyo, Nigeria, B.O. Gbadamosi

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Mentoring as a Career Strategy for Mid-level Public Library Managers: A Selective Review of Literature Involving Methodology and Cross-Disciplines, Janine Golden

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“All Textbooks in the Library!” An Experiment with Library Reserves, Tony Greiner

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Intellectual Educational Resources: Managing the Future in a Conflict Zone, Kashmir, Sumeer Gul and Tariq Ahmad Shah

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South Asia S&T Output during 2001-10: A Comparative Analysis of Pakistan with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal, B.M. Gupta and Adarsh Bala

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Knowledge Economy from the Pakistani Perspective, Ikramul Haq and Pervaiz Ahmad

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Faculty Perceptions of the Value of Academic Libraries: A Mixed Method Study, Kelly L. Heider, Sandra Janicki, Joann Janosko, Blaine Knupp, and Carl Rahkonen

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The Importance of Case Studies for LIS Education, Tony Horava and Bill Curran

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Information Needs of Rural Women: A Study of Three Villages of Bangladesh, Arman Hossain and Shariful Islam

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The Role of Information Dissemination in Attaining Food Security in Katsina State, Nigeria, Yusuf El-Ladan Ibrahim and Lawal Iro Sani

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A Survey on the Present State of School Libraries in Benin City, Jerome Idiegbeyan-Ose and Innocent Okoedion

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Organization of Islamic Knowledge in Libraries: The Role of Classification Systems, Haroon Idrees

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Influence of Electronic Media on Reading Ability of School Children, J.C. Igbokwe, Nnenna A. Obidike, and E.C. Ezeji

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The Use of ICTs and Audiovisual Resources in Developing Children’s Reading Habits in Nigeria, Uzoamaka Igwesi, J.N. Chimah, and V. N. Nwachukwu

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Gender Differences in Computer Literacy Among Clinical Medical Students in Selected Southern Nigerian Universities, V. E. Ikolo and R. B. Okiy

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Teaching Information Literacy to Students of the Long-Tail Market: A Pedagogical Approach, Ashley Paige Ireland

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Undergraduate Students' Perception of Copyright Infringement: A Case Study of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Chidi Deborah Isiakpona

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Use of E-Journals by Students and Research Scholars in the Department of Botany of Aligarh Muslim University, Shajarul Islam Khan

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Disaster Preparedness at the State Public Library, Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, Mulikat Bola Aliyu, Adegboyega Francis Adedeji, and Akangbe Bisilola Rachel

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INFLUENCE OF DIGITAL LITERACY ON CAREER PROGRESSION AND WORK MOTIVATION OF ACADEMIC LIBRARY STAFF IN SOUTH-WEST, NIGERIA, Victoria O. Itsekor and JULIANA IWU JAMES

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Awareness and Use of Open Access Journals by LIS Students at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Oghenetega Ivwighreghweta and Oghenovo K. Onoriode

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Public Library Information Resources, Facilities, and Services: User Satisfaction with the Edo State Central Library, Benin-City, Nigeria, Basil Enemute Iwhiwhu and Patience Obotayire Okorodudu

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Digitization of Library Collection in Developing Countries: The Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Library Experience, K.O. Jagboro, B.O. Omotayo, and W.A. Aboyade

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Promoting Open Access to Research in Academic Libraries, Priti Jain

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Preparing LIS Professionals for Leadership, Suresh Jange

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Open Access Initiatives: A Boon to Academic Libraries, Anupama N. Joshi, R M. Vatnal, and Manjunath G. A

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Survey of Information Technology in the Libraries of Tabriz University, Khatoun Kabani and Dariush Matlabi

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Users' Perceptions Regarding Networking and Resource Sharing in Selected Academic Libraries of Bangladesh, Abul Kalam Siddike

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User Education in Agricultural Science University Libraries in India with Special reference to South India, B. U. Kannappanavar and H.M. Chidananda Swamy

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Mapping marketing library services related literature in LIS open access journals, Anna Kaushik Dr.

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The Identity Crisis of Libraries in the Attention Economy, Nishat Kazi

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Use of Information Sources by Faculty Members, Research scholars and Students of the Faculty of Commerce, AMU, Aligarh: A Survey, Abdul Mannan Khan

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Departmental Libraries at the University of Peshawar: Current Status, Services, Issues, Challenges and Prospects, Amjid Khan and Rubina Bhatti

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Information Needs and Seeking Behavior of Law Faculty Members: A Survey of the University of Peshawar and its Affiliated Law Colleges, Ghalib Khan and Rubina Bhatti

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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