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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Use of Newspapers by Students of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Nigeria, O. M. Bankole and S. O. Babalola

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The Library is a Growing Organism: Ranganathan's Fifth Law of Library Science and the Academic Library in the Digital Era, Keren Barner

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A Critical Examination of Information and Communication Technology Policies: Effects on Library Services in Nigeria, Emmanuel E. Baro

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User Perception of Library Services in Academic Institutions in the Southern Districts of Tamil Nadu, India: A Case Study, C. Baskaran

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Gender Differences in Use of Electronic Resources in University Libraries of Adamawa State, Nigeria, Musa Dauda Bassi and Emmanuel Camble

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Revisiting Academic Library Design: A Response to William T. Caniano's "Academic Library Design: A Commons or an Athenaeum", Donald Beagle

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Internet Use by Social Scientists at the Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan: A Survey, Rubina Bhatti, Mahe Bushra Asghar, Sarwat Mukhtar, and Tariq M. Chohan

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Relevance of Ranganathan's Laws of Library Science in Library Marketing, R. K. Bhatt

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Copyright Across the Cohort: A Qualitative Evaluation of the Dissemination of Intellectual Property Information on ARL Websites, Janet Bishop

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Open Access, African Scholarly Publishing, and Cultural Rights: An Exploratory Usage and Accessibility Study, Natalia Taylor Bowdoin

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An Exploratory Study of Indian Science and Technology Publication Output, G. Buchandiran

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Citation Analysis of Dissertations of Law Submitted to University of Delhi, Joginder Singh Burman and M. Sheela

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The School Library As a Foundational Step To Childrens’ Effective Reading Habits, Isaac Oluwadare Busayo

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Usage of E-Resources in Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla, with Special Reference to the UGC-Infonet Digital Library Consortium, Suresh K. Chauhan, Prem Chand, and Sarbjot Kaur

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A Survey of Engineering College Libraries in Sri Venkateswara University Area, Andhra Pradesh, India, C. Chinna Balu and Dr. V. Pulla Reddy

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Building Institutional Repositories in Bangladesh Using Dspace: A New Paradigm of Scholarly Communication, M. Hossam Haider Chowdhury, Nazim Uddin, Hasina Afroz, and Abdul Hayee Sameni

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A New Service Model for the Reference Desk: The Student Research Center, Steven Deineh, Julie Middlemas, and Patrichia Morrison

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Information Communication Technology (ICT) Infrastructure Facilities in Self-Financing Engineering College Libraries in Tamil Nadu, S. Dhanavandan, S. Mohammed Esmail, and M. Nagarajan

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Internet-Based Resources and Services among Librarians in Tamil Nadu, India, S. Dhanavandan, G. Saravanan, S. Mohamed Esmail, and M. Nagarajan

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Pirates and Librarians: Big Media, Technology, and the Role of Liberal Education, D. Aram Donabedian and John Carey

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User Delinquency in Nigerian Academic Libraries: An Empirical Perspective, Grace Eseohe Ebunuwele, Japheth Yaya, and Dorcas Ejemeh Krubu

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Information Sources Used by Postgraduate Students in Library and Information Science: A Citation Analysis of Dissertations, R. I. Echezona, V. N. Okafor, and Scholastica C. Ukwoma

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Curriculum Development in Library and Information Science Education in Nigerian Universities: Issues and Prospects, Wilson I. Edegbo

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The Use and Impact of Electronic Resources at the University of Lagos, Halima Sadia Egberongbe

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Modeling LIS Students' Intention to Adopt E-learning: A Case from University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Helen Nneka Eke

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Information Professionals as Agents for Promoting Entrepreneurship and Technology Education in Actualizing Vision 2020 for Nigeria, H. N. Eke, U. Igwesi, and D. I. Orji

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Preservation of Cultural Heritage: The Strategic Role of the Library and Information Science Professionals in South East Nigeria, V. O. Ekwelem, V. N. Okafor, and S. C. Ukwoma

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ICT and Collection Management in Public Libraries: A Survey of South- South of Nigeria, Daniel Emojorho

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Use of Multidimensional Library Anxiety Scale on Education and Psychology Students in Iran, Mohammadamin Erfanmanesh

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Correlation between Productivity and the Use of the Library by Nigerian Agricultural Research Institute Research Officers, Lily Oluebube Ezeala and Kenneth Ivo Ngozi Nwalo

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User Satisfaction with Library Resources and Services in Nigerian Agricultural Research Institutes, Lily Oluebube Ezeala and Eunice Olufunmilola Yusuff

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Network Literacy Skills of Academic Librarians for Effective Services Delivery: The Case of University of Nigeria Library System, Chinwe Nwogo Ezeani

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Digitizing Institutional Research Output of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Chinwe Nwogo Ezeani and Ifeanyi J. Ezema

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Digitization of Archival Collections In Africa For Scholarly Communication: Issues, Strategies, and Challenges, Brendan Eze Asogwa

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Libraries Driving Access to Knowledge in the 21st Century in Developing Countries: An Overview, Olaronke Fagbola, Comfort Uzoigwe, and Veronica Olufunmilola Ajegbomogun

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Records Management Theory's Dilemma: What is a Record?, Joshua Finnell

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Need for Content Reengineering of the Medical Library and Information Science Curriculum in Iran, Vahideh Zarea Gavgani, Farhad Shokraneh, and Ali Roshani Shiramin

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Mapping of Indian Science and Technology Output in a National and Global Context, 1997-2007, B. M. Gupta

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The Provision of Information Services to Nigerians: Meeting the Challenges of 21st Century, J. M. Gwang

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Factors Affecting Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) Use by Academic Librarians in Southwestern Nigeria, Yacob Haliso

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Librarian Faculty Status: What Does It Mean in Academia?, Nathan Hosburgh

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A User Survey of Five Women’s College Libraries in South Campus, University of Delhi, India, Akhtar Hussain, Uzma Muzeeb, and Nishat Fatima

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Influence of Locus of Control and Job Satisfaction on Organizational Commitment: A Study of Medical Records Personnel in University Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria, Bruno I. Igbeneghu and S. O. Popoola

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Reading Culture and Nigeria’s Quest for Sustainable Development, Kingsley Nwadiuto Igwe

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The Rising Population of Aliterates in Nigerian Schools: Role of School Libraries, Julie E. Ilogho

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Providing Access to Knowledge in Africa: The Need for Capacity Building in Classification, Indexing, and Abstracting Skills, Nwabuisi T. Imo and Uche H. Igbo

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The Challenges of Software Use in Nigerian University Libraries: Review of Experiences from 1990- 2009, Nwabuisi T. Imo and Uche H. Igbo

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The Life and Death of URLs: The Case of Journal of the Medical Library Association, Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam and Mohammad-Karim Saberi

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Assessing Faculty Use of University Library Collection and Services in Nigeria: A Case of Covenant University, Ota, Ifijeh Goodluck Israel

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Application of Information Technology to Library Services at the Federal University of Technology, Akure Library, Ondo State, Nigeria, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, Agun Emmanuel Ayodele, Usman Abubakar, and Mulikat Bola Aliyu

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Education for Information Professionals in Bangladesh: A Case Study of the University of Dhaka, A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman, Momena Khatun, and Dr. Mohammed Mezbah-ul-Islam

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Effective Motivation of Paraprofessional Staff in Academic Libraries In Nigeria, Iwu Juliana James

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Automation of University Libraries: A Comparative Analysis of Islamabad and Khyber Pukhtoon Khwa, Pakistan, Seed Ullah Jan and Rafia A. Sheikh

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Faculty Information-Seeking Behaviour in the Changing ICT Environment: A Study of Commerce Colleges in Mumbai, Jayadev Kadli and B. D. Kumbar

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Content Analysis of Engineering College Library Websites, B. U. Kannappanavar, Mr. Jayaprakash, and M M Bachalapur

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Library Resources and Services of Engineering Colleges in Karnataka, B. U. Kannappanavar and K. V. Manjunatha

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Use of ICT by Students: A Survey of Faculty of Education at IUB, Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Rubina Bhatti, and Aqeel Ahmad Khan

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Information-Seeking Behavior of Law Practitioners: A Survey of Bahawalpur City, Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Rubina Bhatti, and Ghalib Khan

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Information Needs and Information-Seeking Behavior: A Survey of College Faculty at Bahawalpur, Shakeel A. Khan and Farzana Shafique

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A Ten-Year Descriptive Review of Book Acquisitions Trends, Challenges, and Current Issues in a Nigerian Medical School Library, Helen Komolafe-Opadeji

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The Impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigerian University Libraries, Dorcas Ejemeh Krubu and Kingsley Efe Osawaru

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An Investigation of Use of Information Sources by Social Scientists, Ajay Kumar, S. N. Singh, and Akhilesh K. S. Yadav

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Newspaper Reading Habits of University Students: A Case Study of Chaudhary Charan Singh University, India, Devendra Kumar, Rajkumar Singh, and Jamal Ahmad Siddiqui

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Database Searching in Central University Libraries in India, Shailendra Kumar, Projes Roy, and M. P. Satija

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

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Evaluation of Chemistry Journals at IIT Kharagpur, India: Use and Citation Analysis, Bulu Maharana, Smaranika Mishra, and Bipin Bihari Sethi

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Challenges and Problems of Library and Information Education in India: An Emerging Knowledge Society and the Developing Nations of Asia, I.V. Malhan

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Use of the School Resource Centre among Malaysian High School Teachers, Yushiana Mansor and Norhiyah Mohd Nor

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A Knowledge Centre for Ladakh, Tabasum Maqbool

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Engaging Readers, Engaging Texts: An Exploration of How Librarians Can Use Reader Response Theory to Better Serve Our Patrons, Stephanie M. Mathson

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Information Use Patterns by Scientists: A Case Study of NEIST, Jorhat, North East India, Rabinarayan Mishra

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Current Status of University Libraries in Iran: Development, Organization, and Services, Abdol Hamid Moarrefzadeh

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Current Status of University Libraries in Iran: Their Development, Organization, and Services, Abdol Hamid Moarrefzadeh

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Use of Electronic Resources by Faculty Members in HKBK College of Engineering: A Survey, K. R. Mulla

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Information Needs and Information-Seeking Behaviour of Allopathic Medical Practitioners in Tirppur District in Tamilnadu, India, B. O. Sathivel Murugan and S. Allysornam

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Information Seeking Behavior of Tapioca (Cassava) Growers in Salem District, C. Murugan and R. Balasubramani

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Comparison of Web of Science and Scopus Impact Factors of Indian Journals, Aragudige Nagaraja and M. Vasanthakumar

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The Application and Use of Library Intranet Services at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, Faizul Nisha Naushad Ali

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Status of Institutional Repositories in Asian Countries: A Quantitative Study, Mohammad Nazim and Bhaskar Mukherjee

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Academic Library Websites as Marketing Tools, Fatemeh Nooshinfard and Soraya Ziaei

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Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development in Nigeria, A. U. Nwabueze and R. E. Ozioko

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Globalization of Cultural Heritage: Issues, Impacts, and Inevitable Challenges for Nigeria, Mercy U. Nwegbu, Cyril C. Eze, and Brendan E. Asogwa

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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