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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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

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Information Needs and Information-Seeking Behaviour of Faculty Members at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Rubina Bhatti

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Internet Use among Faculty Members in the Changing Higher Education Environment at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti

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Libraries and Education for Peace in Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti

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Access, Use, and Attitudes of Academics toward Electronic Journals: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, B.O. Omotayo

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Redefining Sources as Social Acts: Genre Theory in Information Literacy Instruction, Joel M. Burkholder

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Post-UME Screening Examination in Nigerian Universities: The University of Education, Ikere-Ekiti (Tunedik) Experience, Isaac Oluwadare Busayo

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Academic Library Design: A Commons or an Athenaeum, Willam T. Caniano

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An Essay on Cataloging, Daniel CannCasciato

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A Framework for Information Policies with Examples from the United States, Donald O. Case

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Nigeria Public Library Service to Rural Areas: Libraries in Niger Delta States, Posigha Bassil Ebiwolate

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The Use of the Library Catalogue by Undergraduate Students in Niger Delta University Library, Posigha Bassil Ebiwolate

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USER DELINQUENCY IN NIGERIAN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES: AN EMPERICAL PERSPECTIVE, Eseohe Ebunuwele, Yaya Japhet, and Dorcas Krubu

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Supervision of Special Collections in Federal and State University Libraries in Nigeria, R.I. Echezona

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African University Libraries and Internet Connectivity: Challenges and the Way Forward, R.I. Echezona and C.F. Ugwuanyi

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Access to Health Information by People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria, Nelson Edewor

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Staff Users and Overdue Fines in Nigerian Polytechnic Libraries, Nelson Edewor

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Analysis of Bibliographic References by Textbook Authors in Nigerian Polytechnics, Nelson Edewor and Ufuoma Omosor

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Lack of ICT Infrastructure as a Barrier to Resource Sharing in Nigerian Libraries, Efe Francis Ejedafiru

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Survey of Author Name Disambiguation: 2004 to 2010, Sarah Elliot

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Survey of Author Name Disambiguation: 2004 to 2010, Sarah Elliott

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

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The Role of Effective Communication in Enhancement of Library Services: An Overview of Delta State University Library, Abraka, Daniel Emojorho

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ICT Availability in Niger Delta University Libraries, Abraham Tabor Etebu

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Educational Needs of Librarians in the Digital Environment: Case Studies of Selected Academic Libraries in Lagos State, Nigeria, Olukemi A. Fadehan and Hussaini Ali

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The Influence of Leadership Style on the Performance of Subordinates in Nigerian Libraries, Jonathan Olusola Fatokun, Mulikat O. Salaam, and Fredrick Olatunju Ajegbomogun

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Community Libraries in Indonesia: A Survey of Government-Supported and Independent Reading Gardens, Stian Håklev

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Ability, Assistance, and Collaboration in Academic Library Assessment, Gordon J. Hewitt and Rebecca Troendle Hewitt

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Study of Information Sources and Services of the National Medical Library in India, Akhtar Hussain, Krishna Kumar, Nishat Fatima, and Deeopak Kumar

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Internet Use Behaviour of the LIS Community in Pakistan, Haroon Idrees and Ata ur Rehman

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Understanding the Deep Web, Rabia Iffat and Lalitha K. Sami

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Use of Newspapers by Nigerian University Students: The Case of Delta State University, Anwai Campus, J.U. Igbeka and Christopher O. Ola

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Difficulties and Motivation of Postgraduate Students in Selected Nigerian Universities, Stella E. Igun

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Working Experience and Librarians' Knowledge of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Nigerian University Libraries, Stella E. Igun