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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A REVIEW ON LITERATURES IN PLANNING AND MANAGING OF ISLAMIC WEALTH DISTRIBUTION (2001-2013), MUHAMMAD RIDHWAN AB. AZIZ, MOHAMMAD NOORIZZUDDIN NOOH, KHAIRIL FAIZAL KHAIRI, FUADAH JOHARI, AZRUL AZLAN ISKANDAR MIRZA, and NURUL IZZATI NORDIN

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Information Needs, Utilization and Socio-economic Empowerment of Textile Market Women in Southern Nigeria, Adetoun Elizabeth Adekanye

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Attitude of Students Towards E-learning in South-West Nigerian Universities: An Application of Technology Acceptance Model, Egbe Adewole-Odeshi

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THE RELEVANCE AND ADEQUACY OF THE ASHANTI REGIONAL LIBRARY, KUMASI, GHANA: AN APPRAISAL BY USERS, Kwaku Agyen-Gyasi and Hagar Atta-Oteng

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Emotional Intelligence as a Correlate of School Library Media Centre Service Delivery in Federal Government Colleges in Nigeria, Johnson A. Akerele

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Contribution of Television Channels in Disseminating Agricultural Information for the Agricultural Development of Bangladesh: A Case Study, Mohammed Khalid Alam and Md. Armanul Haque

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Marketing Strategies for Information Services: a Case Study of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (Ghana) Library and Information Services, Peter Anafo

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Promoting Information Literacy among Undergraduate Students of Ashesi University College., Peter Anafo and Christopher Filson

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Use of E-Journals by Research Scholars in University Libraries in Andhra pradesh, Makkini Anil Kumar and V Pulla Reddy

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POSTGRADUATE LAW STUDENTS INFORMATION NEEDS AND SEEKING BEHAVIOUR: IMPLICATIONS FOR IMPROVED PROVISION OF RESOURCES AND SERVICES IN NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED LEGAL STUDIES LIBRARY IN LAGOS STATE, Uluocha Anyaogu Mrs.

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The Effects of Budgetary Constraints on the Operation of Academic Libraries in Ghana, Edward Asante

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Use of ServQUAL in the Evaluation of Service Quality of Academic Libraries in Developing Countries, Brendan E. Asogwa BEA

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Leadership Style, Culture and Commitment: An Analytical Study of University Libraries in Pakistan, Muhammad Rafiq Awan, Khalid Mahmood PhD, and Haroon Idrees PhD

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Bradford’s Zone to LIS Publications Published in Library Management Journal from 2010-2012: A Citation Study, Koteppa Banateppanavar Mr, Dharanikumar P Dr, Girish T. S Mr, and Jayaraj A. N Mr

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Growth of LIS Research Articles in India seen through Scopus: A bibliometric analysis, Nilaranjan Barik and Pushpanjali Jena

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Assessment of Access and Use of School Library Information Resources by Secondary Schools Students in Morogoro Municipality, Tanzania., ronald benard and Frankwell Dulle

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Assessment of information needs of rice farmers in Tanzania; A case study of Kilombero District, Morogoro, ronald benard, Frankwell Dulle, and Honesta Ngalapa

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HEC Digital Library and Higher Education: Trends and Opportunities for Faculty Members at the Islamia University of Bahawalpur, South Punjab, Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti

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Information Searching & Use of College Libraries by Subject Specialists (College Teachers) Teaching in Government Colleges for Elementary Teachers at Bahawalpur Division, Bahawalpur, Rubina Bhatti

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Internet-based Information Usage Pattern of Paediatricians: A Survey of Southern Punjab, Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti

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TRENDS TOWARDS INTERNET USAGE AMONG COLLEGE TEACHERS OF LODHRAN DISTRICT, SOUTH PUNJAB, PAKISTAN, Rubina Bhatti, Mian Nazir Ahmad, and Shakeel Ahmad Khan

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Experience of Internet Utilization by Post Graduate Students at Nishter Medical College, Multan, Pakistan, Rubina Bhatti and Muhammad Waqas Javed

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Information Use Pattern of Researchers in Commerce: A Citation Analysis of Doctoral Dissertations, Mini Devi B and Jaya Sankar V.S University of Kerala

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The Pros and Cons of Library Automation in a Resource Challenged Environment: A Case Study of KNUST Library, Henry Boateng, Franklin Gyamfi Agyemang, and Michael Dzigbordi Dzandu

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Clinical Information Needs of the Allopathic Medical Practitioners in Developing Country, India: A Descriptive Analysis with Workplace., Dr.Sathivel Murugan Bomman, DR.Ally Sornam S, and Dr.Mohan Kumar V

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CONTENTdm and Content Pro: A Comparison and Evaluation, Elizabeth Byrne

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Meeting Information Needs of Cocoa Farmers in Selected Communities in the Eastern Region of Ghana, Dominic Agyei Dankwah and Osman Hawa

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Health Information Literacy As A Predictor Of Community Information Service Utilization Among Citizens In Public/National Libraries In South Western Nigeria, Rotimi Adesina Egunjobi and Johnson A. Akerele

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Town-Gown Relatioship: Assessment of Community Information Services by Academic Libraries in Ondo State Nigeria, Rotimi Adesina Egunjobi, Johnson A. Akerele, and ayotunde omotayo falade

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Application of Citation Analysis in the Development of Core Nigerian Languages Texts in Nigeria University Libraries, Ifeanyi J. Ezema and C.F. Ugwuanyi

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An Assessment of the Use of Radio and other Means of Information Dissemination by the Residents of Ado- Ekiti, Ekiti-State, Nigeria., EZEKIEL BABATOPE FAMILUSI Mr and PETER OLUFEMI OWOEYE Mr

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CITATION ANALYSIS OF PH.D THESES SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL SCIENCES, TEZPUR UNIVERSITY, ASSAM, Anjan Gohain and Dr. Mukesh Saikia

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A ten-year bibliometric analysis of the journal Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology (2003 – 2012), Saravanan G Mr., saravanan g Mr., and Dominic J Dr.

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Climate change research (1991–2012): comparative scientometric study of Argentina, Brazil, China, India and Mexico, Saravanan G. Mr., Rajan V.R. Dr., Prasad S. Mr., and Muthusankar G. Dr.

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Chemical Literature Databases: Conflict of Interest?, Belinda L. Hurley

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Qualitative Engagement of Nigerian Students and Librarians in the Analysis of Deviance in Library Utilization, Adediran D. Ikuomola, Rashidi Akanji Okunola, and Samuel Olabode Fabunmi

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Information Literacy Search Skills of Students in Five Selected Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria: A Survey, Julie E. Ilogho and Christopher Nkiko

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CITATION ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH: A CASE STUDY OF BACHELOR DEGREE RESEARCH PROJECT REPORTS OF A NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY 2009-2013, Mercy A. Iroaganachi, Victoria Itsekor, and Ifeakachuku Osinulu

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Importance of Library to Lawmakers: Case Study of Edo State House of Assembly., Bolanle Clifford Ishola

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Assessing Information Literacy Competency of Arts Faculty Students at the University of Dhaka, Md. Maidul Islam and Md. Anisur Rahman

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Exploring the Factors Affecting Knowledge Sharing Practices in Dhaka University Library, Md. Shiful Islam and Rajib Hossain Khan

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Sociocultural and economic factors influencing the use of HIV/AIDS information by Women in Ugep, Cross River State, Nigeria, Felicia Ubi Iwara Mrs and Ayodele J.A. Alonge

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A Scientometric Analysis of Global Forensic Science Research Publications, John Jeyasekar Jesubright and Saravanan P Dr.

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Research Trends In Select Science Faculties Of University Of Jammu., Nadim Akhtar Khan Mr, Sumaira Jan Miss, and Iram Amin Miss

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The Point of View of Managers and Heads of Department about the application of Marketing Orientation in Jordanian university libraries, Fadel Jamil Klaib

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Analytical Survey on Digital Preservation and Techniques among Engineering Education Institutional Libraries in Rayalaseema Region of Andhra Pradesh, K Kumar

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A Scientometric Study of Digital Literacy in Online Library Information Science and Technology Abstracts (LISTA), K Kumar

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Assessment Of The Use Of Electronic Resources Among Administrators And Faculty In The University Of Cape Coast., Paulina Nana Yaa Kwafoa, Osman Imoro, and Paulina Afful-Arthur

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Research growth and development at Sambalpur University during 2008-2012: a bibliometric analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana

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Tuberculosis (TB) research in India during 2004-2013: a bibliometric analysis, Rabindra K. Maharana, Ashok Kumar Das, and Jayanta Kumar Sahu

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The Use of Electronic Journal Articles by Academics at Mzuzu University, Malawi., Lizzie Malemia

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Bibliometric Analysis Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research, siva subramanian manian

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Measuring service quality at Tehran University of Medical Sciences' Libraries, Amir Hosein Mardani, Soheila Alavi, and Mohsen Nazarzadeh Zare

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Teaching the Digital Divide: Connecting Students to Community, Knowledge, and Service Learning., Rebecca M. Marrall

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Spanish Journals of Education & Educational Research in the JCR: A bibliometric analysis of the citations, Alexander Maz-Machado, Noelia Noelia Jiménez-Fanjul, and Natividad Adamuz-Povedano

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Managing Metadata Interoperability within Audio Preservation Framework: Integrating the Metadata Encoding & Transmission Standard (METS) and Multichannel Source Material into Digital Library Audio Collections, Darnelle O. Melvin

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A Study of IT Infrastructure in Pakistani University Libraries, Muhammad Sajid Mirza and Khalid Mahmood

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Management Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ): A Bibliometric Study, Basudev Mohanty

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A Statewide Survey of Censorship and Intellectual Freedom, Kathleen M. Monks, Anne M. Gaines, and Caitlin A. Marineau

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The Conversion of MARC Metadata For Online Visual Resource Collections: A Case Study of Tactics, Challenges and Results, Brighid Mooney Gonzales

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Awareness and Use of Scholarly Electronic Journals by Members of Academic Staff: A Case Study of Dar es Salaam University College of Education (DUCE), Nelson Msagati

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A Feasibility Study of Mobile Services Implementation in National Library and Archives of Iran: user’s trends, Ayoob Nazi, Sakineh Ghasempour, and Leyla Asgari

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KASHMIRI MARSIYA (ELEGY) MANUSCRIPTS: THE VALUABLE SOURCES FOR THE DISSEMINATION, RECONSTRUCTION AND SAFEGUARDING THE HISTORY AND CULTURE, tawfeeq nazir and javaid hussain bhat

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Analysis of Open Access Scholarly Journals in Chemistry, Faizul Nisha Dr and Hilal Ahmad Dr

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EVALUATION OF THE USE OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARY RESOURCES AND SERVICES BY THE STUDENTS OF PAUL UNIVERSITY, AWKA, ANAMBRA STATE, NIGERIA, EMENIKE CHIEMEKA NKAMNEBE, OBIORA KINGSLEY UDEM, and CHIBUZOR BLESSING NKAMNEBE

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The Practicality of Resource Sharing in Academic Law Libraries in South-western Nigeria, Chidinma Onwuchekwa Ogba

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Strategies of Curbing Deterioration of Undergraduate projects: A Case Study of Six Selected Colleges of Education Libraries in Southern Nigeria, Samuel O. Ogunniyi and Foluke Victoria Adejubee Mrs

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Knowledge and Use of Social Media among Nigerian Librarians, Adebayo Afolabi Olajide Mr and Kayode Gboyega Oyeniran Mr

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A Literature Review of the Role of Libraries in the Provision of Information towards the Attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria, Glory Onoyeyan and Odunola I. Adesina

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Information Use in Decision Making By Parliamentarians in Ghana, Hawa Osman Ms and Dominic Dankwah Agyei Mr.

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An Analysis of Subject Coverage and Worldwide Involvement of E-LIS: the International Repository for Library and Information Science., Nestor L. Osorio

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Reading Habits Among Students and its Effect on Academic Performance: A Study of Students of Koforidua Polytechnic, Micheal Owusu-Acheaw

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DESIDOC Journal of Library and Information Technology (DJLIT): A Bibliometric Study (2003-12), Ramesh Pandita

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Research Output of some Selected Indian Medical Research Institutions (2007-2011), Ramesh Pandita, Shivendra Singh Mr., and Ramesh C. Gaur Dr.

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Effectiveness of Metadata Information and Tools Applied to National Security, Cassidy Pham

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Adoption of ICT’s For Library Operations and Services: A Comparison of Public and Private University Libraries of Pakistan, Saima Qutab, Rubina Bhatti, and Farasat Shafi Ullah

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Information literacy skills of faculty members: A study of the University of Lahore, Pakistan, Ghulam Murtaza Rafique

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Help Mechanism Systems Offered in IR Interface of E-journal Database Systems: A Users’ Perception Related to Help Mechanism in their Information Seeking Tasks, Namrata Rai and Shailendra Kumar Dr

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Measuring Shelf Availability in University Library: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Machang, Kelantan State, Malaysia, Agus Rifai, Muslim Ismail Ahmad Mr., and Nordelina Zulkarnain Mrs

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Metadata for a Web Archive: PREMIS and XMP as Tools for the Task, Laurentia Romaniuk

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Measuring Research Excellence with Two Journals in Social Sciences: A Scientometric Sketch, BIPIN BIHARI SETHI and Krushna Chandra Panda Prof.

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CARBON FOOTPRINT IN KNOWLEDGE SECTOR: An Assessment from Cradle to Grave., Sheikh Shueb and Mohd Arshid Mir

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Application of h and g indices to Quantify Scientific Productivity of Physicists at JNU, India, MANISHA SINGH and SHAILENDRA KUMAR

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Educating for Information Literacy : Assessing Indian Agricultural Sciences graduate’s knowledge and Information skills, Neena Singh and Neena Singh

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Appropriate strategies for developing information marketing in Iranian Faculties of Agriculture, Mojtaba Sookhtanlo, Hamid Movahed Mohammadi, Ahmad Rezvanfar, and Yousef Hedjazi

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PREMIS-Lite, a Preservation Metadata Generator., Todd P. Swanson

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Accessibility and Use of Electronic Journals at Iranian University Libraries, Masoumeh Tajafari

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Evaluation of Medical Librarians’ Level of Information and Communication Technology Skills Based on MLA Statements: A study in Iran, Mina Tavassoli-Farahi, Masoumeh Tajafari, and Iman Tahamtan

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"Punk-Ass Book Jockeys": Library Anxiety in the Television Programs Community and Parks and Recreation, Eamon Tewell

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A discussion and suggestions on ethical barriers in librarianship: Information privacy, controversial materials, and personal beliefs, Spyros Tsompanakis

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Patron-driven Acquisition and Monopolistic Use: Are Patrons at Academic Libraries Using Library Funds to Effectively Build Private Collections?, David C. Tyler, Joyce C. Melvin, MaryLou Epp, and Anita M. Kreps

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Bangladesh: An Overview of Open Access (OA) Initiatives, Md. Nazim Uddin, Tracey Lynn Pérez Koehlmoos, and Shaikh A Shahed Hossain

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LITERACY LEARNING SPACES, STRATEGIES AND OPPORTUNITIES IN THE INFORMATION AGE: THE ROLE OF LIBRARIES IN CREATING AND ENHANCING LITERACY-FRIENDLY ENVIRONMENT FOR NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, Emeka C. Uzomba Mr.

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Managing Access to E-journals: A Study of Technical University Libraries of North India, Seema Vasishta Dr.

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Qualified Dublin Core and the Scholarly Works Application Profile: A Practical Comparison, Dustin M. Vogel

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Collaboration trend in Indian Business-Management research: A bibliometric perspective, Rakhi V S

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To what extent have ICTs contributed to e-Governance in Uganda?, Robert Waiswa and Constant Okello-Obura

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Looking at the Socialization of LIS Students Through a Pop Culture Lens, Mary Wilkins-Jordan and Lisa Hussey

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Facilitating the Serendipitous Discovery of Information: Planning and Weeding the Fine Art Collection, Alessia Zanin-Yost and Katy Ginanni

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A Survey of Knowledge Sharing Among the Faculty Members of Iranian Library and Information Science (LIS) Departments, Soraya Ziaei