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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2011

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Undergraduate Library Instruction in Nigerian Universities: A Case Study of Hezekiah Oluwasanmi Library, Obafemi Awolowo University, lle-Ife, Nigeria, Chinwe M.T. Nweze

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Students Use of Academic Libraries in Nigeria: A Case of Obafemi Awolowo University Library, Ile-Ife, Chinwe M. T. Nwezeh and I. N. Shabi

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Rural Farmers' Problems Accessing Agricultural Information: A Case Study of Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu State, Nigeria, Nnenna A. Obidike

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The Library as an Effective Tool for Understanding the Health Status of Rural Communities in Nigeria, Nnenna A. Obidike and Idoko Nkechi

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Student Citation Behaviour in Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, Alex Ozoemelem Obuh and Ihuoma Sandra Babatope

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Security and Crime Prevention in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of the Kano State College of Education, Kano, Nigeria, Andrew Leo Ogbonyomi

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Library Use Education as a Correlate of Use of Library Resources in a Nigerian University, T. A. Ogunmodede, Gboyega Adio, and O. A. Odunola

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Use of Serial Publications by the Academic Staff of School of Arts and Social Sciences in Adeyemi College of Education Ondo State, Nigeria, Samuel O. Ogunniyi, Johnson A. Akerele, and Adeola F. Afolabi

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Libraries as Tools for Capacity Building in Developing Countries, L. A. Ogunsola

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The Next Step in Librarianship: Is The Traditional Library Dead?, L. A. Ogunsola

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Access to Research Information in Cybercafés: The Challenge to Academic Libraries, Victoria N. Okafor

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Comparative Analysis of Research Output of Federal Universities in Southern Nigeria, Victoria N. Okafor

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SMEs and Business Information Provision Strategies: Analytical Perspective, C. Okello-Obura and James Matovu

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Records and Archives Legal and Policy Frameworks in Uganda, Constant Okello-Obura

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Information Communication Technology Support for an ELearning Enviroment at the University of Lagos, Nigeria, Christopher Olatokunbo Okiki

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Use of Electronic Information Sources by Postgraduate Students in Nigeria: Influencing Factors, Olatokunbo Christopher Okiki and S. M. Asiru

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Demographic and Socio- Economic Attributes as Determinants of Information and Communication Technology Use for Scholarly Communication in Nigerian Universities, Alice M. Okore

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Services for Conflict Resolution: The Role of Nigerian Academic Libraries, Michael Onuchukwu Okoye, Mwabuisi T. Imo, and Uche H. Igbo

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Open Access, Institutional Repositories, and Scholarly Publishing: The Role of Librarians in South Eastern Nigeria, M. O. Okoye and A. N. Ejikeme

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A Model for Adoption and Application of ISBD in Book Publishing in Nigeria, Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe

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Lecturers’ Perception of the Adequacy of Resources and Services of University of Ado-Ekiti Library, O. Olajide and F.A. Fabunmi

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Staffing Patterns of State Colleges of Education Libraries in Nigeria, Gabriel Olatunde Onifade and F.N. Onifade

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Workshop on Gender and Leadership, Erueterio Josephine Onohwakpor

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Sources of Funds in Academic Libraries in Delta State, Nigeria, Janet Onomeh Ubogu and Rose B. Okiy

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Comparative Analysis of Students’ Information Seeking Behaviour in Adventist Universities: A Survey of Babcock and Solusi Universities, Uloma Doris Onuoha and Adedamola Adesola Awoniyi

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E-Learning through Digital Libraries: The Case of National Open University of Nigeria, Nkiru J. Otubelu

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Information Communication Techonology (ICT) Use as a Predictor of Lawyers’ Productivity, J.E. Owoeye

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Factors Affecting Student Use of Information Technology: A Comparative Study of Federal University of Technology, Owerri and Niger Delta University, Amazoma, Joyce Chinyere Oyadonghan and Felix Mmanuoma Eke

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Physical Facilities as Determinants of Undergraduate Students' Use of Federal University Libraries in Nigeria, Georgina Uchey Oyedum

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Use of the Internet in Government First Grade College Libraries in Bidar District, D. B. Patil

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Redesigning Nebraska's Libraries Technical Services: Creating a Climate for Change, Debra J. Pearson and Nancy J. Busch

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Student Preferences in Library Website Vocabulary, Mark Aaron Polger

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Indian LIS Literature in International Journals with Specific Reference to SSCI Database: A Bibliometric Study, Pallab Pradhan and Rajesh Chandrakar

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Using SKOS to Express Faceted Classification on the Semantic Web, Theresa Putkey

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Job Descriptions of Government Librarians in Pakistan, Saima Qutab and Farzana Shafique

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Correlation among Library Facilities: An Analytical Study, Srinavasa Rao

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Use of IT and Its Impact on Service Quality in an Academic Library, Gulam Rasul and Ashok Kumar Sahu

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Use of Web 2.0 and Its Implications for Libraries: Perceptions of Information Professionals in Pakistan, Ata ur Rehman and Farzana Shafique

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A Survey of User Perception and Satisfaction with Reference Services in University Libraries of Punjab, Shafiq Ur Rehman, Farzana Shafique, and Khalid Mahmood

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

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An Assessment of Public Library Services in North Eastern Nigeria, Adam Gambo Saleh and Fatima Ibrahim Lasisi

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Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior of Rural Women in Borno State, Nigeria, Adam Gambo Saleh and Fatima Ibrahim Lasisi

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Business Planning, Information Preference, and Information Use as Factors in Banking Operations in Nigeria, A. A. Salman

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Assessment of Information Literacy Skills among Science Students of Andhra University, C. Sasikala and V. Dhanraju

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ICT Skills of LIS Professionals in Engineering Institutions of Orissa, India: A Case Study, Sunil Kumar Satpathy and Rabindra K. Maharana

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A Private Library with Valuable Intellectual and Cultural Heritage: A Case of Masood Jhandeer Research Library, Farzana Shafique, Ata-ur- Rehman, and Sarwat Mukhtar

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Rural Youth’s Perceptions of Information Sources and Rural Library Services, Norshila Shaifuddin, Masitah Ahmad, and Wan Nor Haliza Wan Mokhtar

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ICT Facilities in University Libraries: A Study, K. S. Sivakumaren, V. Geetha, and B. Jeyaprakash

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Use of E-Resources and UGC-Infonet Consortium by the Teachers and Research Scholars in Aligarh Muslim University, Md. Sohail and Md. Imran Ahmad

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An Evaluation of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Libraries in Selected States in South- West Nigeria, Adetoun Sote, Kolawole Akinjide Aramide, and Ajibola Gbotoso

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Library Philosophy and Practice, 2004-2009: A Scientometric Appraisal, Dillip K. Swain

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Seeking Online Information Sources among Science Faculties of Developing Countries, Muzammil Tahira, Rose Alinda Alias, and Kanwal Ameen

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Bibliometric Analysis of the Indian Journal of Chemistry, S. Thanuskodi

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Internet Use by Researchers: A Study of Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, S. Thanuskodi

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Use of ICT among Faculty Members of Self Financing Engineering Colleges in the Changing Higher Education Environment, S. Thanuskodi

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Use of Internet by the Social Science Faculty of Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, India, S. Thanuskodi and S. Ravi

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Use of Information Resources and Services at Delhi Public Library (DPL): A Survey, Sunil Tyagi

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Patron-Driven Purchase on Demand Programs for Printed Books and Similar Materials: A Chronological Review and Summary of Findings, David C. Tyler

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Personnel Management Theories and their Implications for Libraries, A. D. Ugah and Uduakobong Oscar Udoh

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Expectancy Theory, Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, and Cataloguing Departments, Akobundu D. Ugah and Uche Arua

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Size and Quality of Information Sources and the Use of Library Services in a University Library, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Size and Quality of Information Sources and the Use of Library Services in the Libraries in the Universities in the Southeast of Nigeria, Akobundu Dike Ugah and George Chilaka

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Obstacles to Provision and Use of Development Information in Rural Communities in Nigeria, Amanze O. Unagha and Samuel K. Ibenne

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The Professional Visibility of the Nigerian Library Association: A Report of Survey Findings, Chimezie Patrick Uzuebgu and Nnamdi Emmanuel Onyekweodiri

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The Professional Visibility of the Nigerian Library Association: A Report of Survey Findings, Chimezie Patrick Uzuebgu and Nnamdi Emmanuel Onyekweodiri

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Trends in the Use of E-journals: A Case Study of PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, Seema Vasishta and Panjab University Chandigarh, India

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METS: A Survey of Recent Literature and Applications, Lindsey Wagner

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LIS Professionals’ Staffing Patterns: Pakistani Public Sector Universities, Nosheen Fatima Warraich and Kanwal Ameen

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Effective Communication for Reference Service Delivery in Academic Libraries, Felicia Yusuf

2010

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A Snapshot of Information-Seeking Behavior Literature in Health Sciences: a Bibliometric Approach, Ahmed Bakeri Abubakar and Yahya Ibrahim Harande

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Availability and Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Six Nigerian University Library Schools, Bappah Magaji Abubakar

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Incorporating Information Technology in Library and Information Science Curriculum in Nigeria: A Strategy for Survival in the 21st Century, Bappah Magaji Abubakar

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Automation in Two Nigerian University Libraries, A.M. Adegbore

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Insurance Coverage in Nigerian Academic Libraries, E. Ademola Adekanye

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The Role and Impact of Non-Academics Staff Union (NASU) in Two Nigerian Universities, Moses A. Adeniji and Olalekan A. Adekunjo

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Teaching Reading Comprehension in Selected Primary Schools in Oyo State, Nigeria, Moses A. Adeniji and Anne Omale

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Student Librarian Work Study Programmes in Academic Libraries: An Appraisal, Tinuade O. Adewale and N.A. Ajayi

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ICT Facilities: Ergonomic Effects on Academic Library Staff, Aderonke O. Adeyemi

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Demographic Variables and Self-efficacy as Factors Influencing Career Commitment of Librarians in Federal University Libraries in Nigeria, Gboyega Adio and S.O. Popoola

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Application of ICTs in Nigerian Secondary Schools, Esharenana E. Adomi and Emperor Kpangban

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Exploiting Computer Facilities for Internal Income Generation: A Comparison of Two Nigerian Libraries, Fredrick Olatunji Ajegbomogun

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Theft of Law Books in Nigerian University Law Libraries: An Investigative Study, C.O. Ajidahun

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Effects of Federal Government Interventions on Collection Development in Nigerian Universities, B.F. Akindojutimi, T.O. Adewale, and B.O. Omotayo

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Resource Sharing among Law Libraries: An Imperative for Legal Research and the Administration of Justice in Nigeria, Hussaini Ali, J.E. Owoeye, and Stella N.I. Anasi

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The Culture of Collection Evaluation in Pakistan, Kanwal Ameen

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Curbing Youth Restiveness in Nigeria:The Role of Information and Libraries, Stella N.I. Anasi

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Use of Electronic Resources among Academics at the University of Karachi, Munira Nasreen Ansari and Bushra Adeeb Zuberi

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Use of ICT Facilities for Serials Functions in Southern Nigeria Federal University Libraries, Chinwe V. Anunobi and Benson E. Edoka

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The Role of Libraries in the Preservation and Accessibility of Indigenous Knowledge in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria, Isaac Anyira, Oghenovo K. Onoriode, and Dr. Anthonia Nwabueze

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Availability and Use of Audiovisual and Electronic Resources by Distance Learning Students in Nigerian Universities: a Case Study of National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN), Ibadan Study Centre, Kolawole Akinjide Aramide and Omolara M. Bolarinwa

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A Comparative Study of Captioned Video and Face-to-Face Instruction in Library Instruction for Secondary School Students with Hearing Impairment, Morayo Ibironke Atinmo and Rotimi Adesina Egunjobi

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Perceptions of a Profession: Librarians and Stereotypes in Online Videos, Ramirose Ilene Attebury

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Awareness of Library 2.0 and Participating in the Global Discussion among Librarians in Southwest Nigeria Universities, Bola C. Atulomah

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Awareness and Accessibility of Environmental Information in Nigeria: Evidence from Delta State, Yemisi T. Babalola, Akinola D. Babalola, and Faith O. Okhale

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Perception of the Internet as an Enabler of Scholarship among Postgraduate Students of the University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria, Olusola Bamidele Bamigboye and Reuben Abiodun Ojo

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Libraries Build Autonomy: A Philosophical Perspective on the Social Role of Libraries and Librarians, Audrey Barbakoff

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Status of Technological Competencies: A Case Study of University Librarians, Syeda Hina Batool and Kanwal Ameen

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Role of Libraries in Conflict Resolution: The Niger Delta Case, Friday B. Batubo and Beleudaara Nelly Digitemie-Batubo

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Open Access Repositories: A Review, Mohammad Hanief Bhat

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An Evaluation of User-Education Programmes in the University Libraries of Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti