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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2006

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Collection Development Policies: Ground Rules for Planning University Libraries, P. Olatunji Olaojo and M. A. Akewukereke

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The Pains and Gains of the Publication Requirement: a Survey of Librarians at Delta State University, Nigeria, J.E. Onohwakpor and P.A. Tiemo

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Proceedings of the 24th Annual Seminar/Workshop of the Nigerian Library Association, Cataloguing, Classification, and Indexing Section, Josiah Oghenero Ruteyan

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Information Needs and Use Pattern of Disadvantaged Communities: a Case Study, Mahendra Kumar Seth and Baman Parida

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Alternative Models of Knowledge Production: a Step Forward in Information Literacy as a Liberal Art, Shilpa Shanbhag

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Blogs as Tools for Online Information Sharing, Gurdev Singh and S.M. Shahid

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Information Access Post September 11: What Librarians Need to Know, Laura Taddeo

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The Impact of Self-Efficacy and Prior Computer Experience on the Creativity of New Librarians in Selected Universities Libraries in Southwest Nigeria, Adeyinka Tella and C. O. Ayeni

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Bicycle Access to Public Libraries: a Survey of Pennsylvania Public Libraries and Their Accessibility to Patrons Arriving Via Bicycle, Samantha Hypatia Thompson

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Health Science Libraries and the 21st Century, Mayank Trivedi

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Sources of Information on New Economic Partnership For African Development (NEPAD), Amanze O. Unagha and Henry I. Okon

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Experimenting with a Model Digital Library of ETDs for Indian Universities Using D-Space, J. K. Vijayakumar, TAV Murthy, and M. T. M. Khan

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What Do Faculty Want?: a Focus Group Study of Faculty at a Mid-sized Public University, Michael A. Weber and Robert Flatley

2005

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Unlocking the Door to Special Collections: Using the Web Combination, Terry Abraham

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Circulation in a Consortium, Lynn Baird

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Total Quality Management in the Academic Library, S. Siraj Nissa Begum

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Online Tutorials: Tips from the Literature, Cecile Bianco

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The Design of the Wilson’s Library Literature Online Tutorial, Cecile Bianco

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Mankind's Memory Managers: a New Paradigm of Library Science, Primoz Bizjak

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Using Sorted Lists for Error Checking, Robert L. Bolin

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Boyd Cycle Theory in the Context of Non-Cooperative Games: Implications for Libraries, Karl Bridges

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Thoughts on the Future of Library Computing: Implications of the Use of Handheld Computers for Library Service, Karl Bridges

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Characteristics of Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Schools, and Community Agencies, Carol A Brown

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Case Study of the Round Mountain Public Library, Lisa Bryant

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Deterring Plagiarism: A New Role for Librarians, Margaret Burke

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On Libraries and the Public Sphere, John Buschman

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 1: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 2: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Hierarchical Gaps and Subject Authority Control Processing : an Assessment, Daniel CannCasciato and Mary Wise

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Social Aspects of Information, Felix T. Chu

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From the Physical Reality to the Virtual Reality in the Library Environment, Markos Dendrinos

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An Education in ©opyright Law: A Primer for Cyberspace, Robert N. Diotalevi

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Teaching Information Skills in the Information Age: the Need for Critical Thinking, John J. Doherty, Mary Anna Hansen, and Kathryn K. Kaya

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Empowering the Intentional Learner: A Critical Theory for Information Literacy Instruction, John J. Doherty and Kevin Ketchner

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Information Literacy and the McKinsey Model: The McKinsey Strategic Problem-Solving Model Adapted to Teach Information Literacy to Graduate Business Students, Christy A Donaldson

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Technology Infrastructure and Information Literacy, Eugene A. Engeldinger

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Placing Value on Information, Audrey Fenner

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The Future in Context: How Librarians Can Think Like Futurists, John Fenner and Audrey Fenner

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Making Your Library’s Website Accessible, Robert Flatley and Mark DeJong

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Diversity and Collection Development, Ellen D. Gilbert

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The High Tech and the Beautiful: Library Buildings, Digital Libraries, and the Future, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Confidentially Speaking: American Libraries and the USA PATRIOT Act, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Community Resources as Part of the School Library Collection, Jennifer Hammond

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Librarianship and the Philosophy of Information, Ken R. Herold

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Do You Really Want to Be a Forum?, Leonard Hitchcock

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Harnessing Information Technology for the 21st Century: Library Education in Nigeria, Ukoha O. Igwe

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Effective Communication and Smooth Administration of Academic Libraries in the 21st Century: a New Paradigm in Nigeria, Henry Itohowo

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The Electronic Library : An Indian Scenario, V. Franklin David Jebaraj and M Deivasigamani

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Library and Information Networks in India, V. Franklin David Jebaraj and Franklin Robert Devadoss

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Challenges for Library Professionals in India in the New Millennium, Joseph Jestin and B Parameswari

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Marketing of Information Products and Services for Libraries in India, Joseph Jestin and B Parameswari

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Environmental Impact: A Preliminary Citation Analysis of Local Faculty in a New Academic Program in Environmental and Human Health Applied to Collection Development in an Academic Library, Bill Johnson

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Assessing Library Instruction Assessment Activities, Jim Kapoun

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The Use of PowerPoint in the Library Classroom: an Experiment in Learning Outcomes, Jim Kapoun

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Concepts of Information Seeking and Their Presence in the Practical Library Literature, Kelly Patricia Kingrey

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Geo-referenced Digital Libraries: Experienced Problems of Purpose and Infrastructure, Ying Liu

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Nontraditional Students' Library Satisfaction, Jeff Luzius and Brian Webb

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Academic Libraries in India: a Present-Day Scenario, Preeti Mahajan

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Twenty-five Years of Collegial Management: The Dickinson College Model of Revolving Leadership and Holistic Librarianship, Steve McKinzie

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Integrating Philosophy and Practice in the Management of Collection Development, Paul Metz

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Cooperative Collection Management in the Consortial Environment: the VIVA Pilot Projects, Christopher Millson-Martula, Susanna Bartmann Pathak, and Carol Pfeiffer

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Vital Technical Services in Academic Libraries, Leopoldo M. Montoya

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Indian Innovative Ways Are More Than Digitization: Bhodhivanam, the Library's Forest Environment, John Neelankavil CMI

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Using Server Logfiles to Improve Website Design, Elaine Maytag Nowick

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A Model Search Engine Based on Cluster Analysis of User Search Terms, Elaine Maytag Nowick, Kent M. Eskridge, Daryl A. Travnicek, Xingchun Chen, and Jun Li

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The Role of Library Services in Adult Literacy Education, J.E. Onohwakpor

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Building a Digital Library: With Comments on Cooperative Grant Projects and the Goals of a Digital Library, Elaine Peterson

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Patron Initiated, Web-based Document Delivery in Germany, Elaine Peterson

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Communication with Library Systems Support Personnel: Models for Success, Brian Rossmann and Doralyn Rossmann

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Look Out! The Biggest Library Problem, Scott Rummler

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The Economics of an Indian Engineering College Library, T.K. Saravanan

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Teaching the Library: Best Practices, Laura Saunders

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Moving Digits in Serials Life, Jean-Mark Sens

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Use of RFID Technology in Libraries: a New Approach to Circulation, Tracking, Inventorying, and Security of Library Materials, Syed Md. Shahid

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Incorporating the Values of the Legal Profession into a Research Instruction Experience for Law Students: Simulating A Law Firm Research Experience, Karen Summerhill

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Dimensional Advances for Information Architecture, Joanne Twining

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The Changing Environment of Academic Libraries: End-User Education and Planning Strategies for Libraries in India, M. Christina Vasanthi

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User Expectations in Private-Public Libraries in India, M. Christina Vasanthi

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Studying the Reader/Researcher Without the Artifact: Digital Problems in the Future History of Books, Dorothy Warner and John Buschman

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The History of Academic Libraries in the United States: a Review of the Literature, Sharon Gray Weiner

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Information as a Value Concept, Thomas Weissinger

Digital Reference: What the Past Has Taught Us and What the Future Will Hold, Alessia Zanin-Yost

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How to Speak Out (Visually) at Your Library, Alessia Zanin-Yost and Christy Donaldson