Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal owned and published by the University Libraries of the University of Nebraska--Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. LPP 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. Bibliometric, scientometric, and literature review articles are only considered if they treat topics in the area of Library and Information Science. LPP is an international journal that embraces the concept of World Englishes and International English. Well-written articles in any variety of academic English are welcomed.

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2022

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Leveraging Digital Infopreneurship for Financial Well-Being of Academic Librarians: The Nigerian Perspective, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Aishatu Ibrahim Suleiman, and Musbau Olajire Ayodele

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Islamic Scholarly Publishing and a Comparative Analysis of Religious Publications in the National Bibliography of Nigeria, Sirajudeen Bakrin and Sirajudeen Femi Bakrin

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Documentation and Preservation of Endangered Manuscripts through Digital Archiving in North-Eastern States of India, Dibanjyoti Buragohain, Manashjyoti Deka, and AMIT KUMAR

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Factors Influencing Career Choice among Secondary School Students in Aba North of Abia State and Implications for School Library Development, Ndubuisi Eze Chukwu, Chinenye Ifeoma Ogidi, Immaculata N. Akaneme, and Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu

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BEHAVIORAL PATTERN OF INFORMATION SEEKING USERS OF NATIONAL LIBRARY, KOLKATA, sankha subhra das and P Balasubramanian

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Copyright, Altruism, Trust Factors In the Use of Institutional Repositories by Teachers of Northeast Central Universities of Assam, Susmita Das and Mukut Sarmah

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MAPPING OF RESEARCH TRENDS OF MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE - A SCIENTOMETRIC ANALYSIS, MITHU DEY

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Technological Competencies of Teachers in Teaching Learning Process and the Librarians’ Role to Enhance the Technological Skills: A Study, Avijit Dutta and Najmun Nessa

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Assessment of Electronic Learning Usage in the Upper Basic Education French Language Curriculum: Implication for Evaluation of Library and Information Science Resources, Kenneth Oma Eze PhD, Ekwutosi Monica Nnadi PhD, and Christian Sunday Ugwuanyi PhD

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Digitization of World Heritage Sites of Iran as a Tool for Facilitating Online Access During Worldwide Pandemic: Case Study of Pasargadae World Heritage Site, Farzaneh Gerami, Nadim Akhtar Khan, and Zohreh Hosseini

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Digital Financial Literacy Skills among Library and Information Science Professionals in Northeast India. A Study, Stephen G

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Review of Manuscripts on “Library Marketing” Published in Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal), Ikram Ul Haq, Muhammad Tanveer, and Haider Mahmood

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Investigating Religious Education Students’ Awareness and Use of Theological Commons for Term Paper Writing and Research: Implications for Improving Students’ Research Skills, Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu, Christopher Eje Ogar, Ndubuisi Eze Chukwu, Faith O. Mesagan, and Theresa Olunwa Oforka

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Perceived Role of Digital Theological Library and Term Paper Counselling in Undergraduate Religious Education Students’ Academic Success: Implications for University Librarians, Leonard Chidi Ilechukwu, Rowland C. Uwakwe, Christopher Eje Ogar, Ndubuisi Eze Chukwu, Faith O. Mesagan, and Theresa Olunwa Oforka

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The Adoption of Big Data in Selected Information Institutions in Bangladesh: a study, Md. Nurul Islam, Md. Monirul Islam, Prof. Rupak Chakravarty, and Md. Jahangir Alam

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Students Patronage and Utilization of Library and Information Resources; Evidence of Afe Babalola University Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria., Adedara Judah T and Kolawole Idowu Oluwatola

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Relevance of Internet of Things to Health Institutions in Clinical Data Management: Implication for Librarians, Faith O. Mesagan, Moses Elechi, Francis O. Adurota, Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye, and Onyinyechi G. Ossai

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Assessment of Preschool Librarians’ Library Disciplining Strategies for Effective Use of Preschool Library, Charity C. Okeke M.Ed, Clara O. Ifelunni PhD, Anthonia N. Ngwoke PhD, Gloria C. Ugwu PhD, Eucharia N. Aye PhD, Chinedu I.O. Okeke Prof, Nnamdi T. Ekeanyanwu Prof, and Christian S. Ugwuanyi PhD

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The Use of Library in the Promotion of Packaging of African Salad Through Vocational Education Strategies in Enugu State, Nigeria, christian olori, Florence Igbonekwu, and Gloria Olori

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Application of Technology Resources to Library Information Processing in Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Review of Curriculum Development in Library and Information Science Education in Nigerian Universities: Issues and Prospects, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Roles of Academic Libraries in National Development, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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A survey on inmates of correctional centres information desires and accessibility: Librarians and Libraries as facilitators, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Evaluation of the Availability and Utilization Status of Texts in Core Subjects in Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, and Abahcham V. Owan

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Role of School Libraries in sharpening 21st century skills of students, Rajesh Patel and Anitha B.

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Skill Sets Essential For Librarians In The Post-Pandemic Scenario: A Study On Librarians In The Higher Education Institutes In The State Of Goa, India, SHAMIN PEREIRA

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EVALUATION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES BY THE USERS OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, Md Soleman Pharcy, Abuzar Hossain, and Pichano Kikon

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Social Inclusion-Based Library Transformation Program, Enjela Pratiwi and Heriyanto Heriyanto

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Evaluation of the Utilization of Electronic Filing System as Information Retrieval Medium at the Records Centre Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia, Nilam Ananda Putri and Muhammad Azwar

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Knowledge Management in Islamic Bank, Aam Slamet Rusydiana, Hendri Tanjung, Meri Indri Hapsari, and Dwi Purwoko

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Workplace Information Literacy: Current State of Research Published from South-Asia, Haleema Saadia and Muhammad Asif Naveed

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A Perusal on Preservation and Conservation Techniques in the Government Aided College Libraries of Diamond Harbour and Alipore subdivision in South 24 Parganas, Bibhash Ram Singha and Bikash Kumar Halder

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Internet use by UG Students of Dr.M.G.R. Fisheries College and Research Institution, Thalainayeru, Tamilnadu, India., PRAKASHA S N Mr and Veerabasavaiah M Prof.

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Repositioning Academic Libraries as a Hub of technology enhanced learning space: Innovations and Challenges, SARITA SOMARAJAN, Dr. S. Mohammed Esmail, and Mohamed Musthafa K Dr

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Mobile Library in Indonesian Villages: A Form of Sustainable Development Goal in Education (SDG 4), Nadi Suprapto and Ahmad Qosyim

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Library and Information Science Research in Asia Region: A Bibliometric Perspective, Suwarno Suwarno

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Global Research Trends in Public Libraries: A bibliometric evaluation of “Public Library Quarterly”, Muhammad Tanveer, Ikram Ul Haq, and Haider Mahmood

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Enhancing Children's Achievement in Basic Science using Library Electronic Books: A Case of Simple Repeated Evaluation, Christian Ugwuanyi PhD

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Global Research Trends on Library Management and Administration: A Bibliometric Analysis, Prakash B. Waghmare

2021

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CHALLENGES AFFECTING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN NSUKKA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF ENUGU STATE, George Ohabuenyi Abah and Victor Sunday Ezema

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A REVIEW ON LITERATURES OF ISLAMIC FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND MARKET BETWEEN 2010 – 2020, MUHAMMAD RIDHWAN AB. AZIZ

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BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF LITERATURES ON DIGITAL BANKING AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION BETWEEN 2014-2020, MUHAMMAD RIDHWAN AB. AZIZ, MOHD ZALISHAM JALI, MOHD NAZRI MOHD NOOR, SYAHNAZ SULAIMAN, MOHD SHUKOR HARUN, and MUHAMMAD ZAKIROL IZAT MUSTAFAR

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Young People’s Perceptions towards Librarians: An Exploratory Study of Students of Five Senior High Schools in Ghana, Samuel Abban and Reuben Saah

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SYSTEMATIC MAPPING IN THE TOPIC OF KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: BASED ON BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS 2015 - 2021, Dirvi Surya Abbas, Tubagus Ismail, Muhamad Taqi, and Helmi Yazid

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Estimating the quality of Arabian Journals using bibliometric indicators, Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid, Md. Safiqur Rahaman, ABU WARIS, Dr. Mirza Muhammad Naseer, Shakil Ahmad, and Manuelraj Peter

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Entrepreneurship Education in Library and Information Science: Fostering Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria, Jamilu Abdullahi, Amina Barkindo, and Ezeabasili Augusta Chioma

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A Brief Bibliometric Survey on Night Vision Bot using Dynamic IR and Object Detection, Devesh Abhyankar Mr., Gurumoorty Suresh Mr., Hrithik Sambhaji Karjule Mr., Parth Bhardwaj Mr., Harish Muleva Mr., and Anurag Mahajan Dr.

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Social Competence As Correlates Of Social Network Sites (SNS) Use By Library And Information Science Undergraduates., Sobayo John Abiola

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AN ASSESSMENT OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN THE LIBRARIES OF SOUTH-WESTERN, NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, Modupe Aboyade, Funmilola Susan Kolajo, Sunday O. Popoola Prof, Priscilla Abike Agbetuyi, and Michael Adekola Adetunji

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Determinants in Choosing Librarianship as a Career among the LIS Students of MG University, Kottayam, Prakash Abraham, Jovin K. Joy, and Jafar Tijjani Umar

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EFFICACY OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES IN LIBRARY SERVICES AT THE TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DUE TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: A STUDY AMONG THE LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS IN INDIA, Prakash Abraham and Neethu Mohanan

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AVAILABILITY AND USE OF AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS AT THE SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN IBADAN, SOUTH-WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OYO STATE, Hajarat Oyiza Abubakar, Jemilat Iyabo Arilesere, and Shadrack Adejare Oluranti

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BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY OF ACADEMIC STAFF IN COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE. NIGERIA, Hajarat Oyiza Abubakar Mrs, Anne Sam Etuk, Jemilat Iyabo Arilesere, and Oluwasogo Joshua Busayo Abiodun

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Relationships among ICT Training, Skills Acquisition, Use and Job Performance of Library Personnel in Universities in North-West Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar and Katamba Abubakar Saka

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Adoption and Utilization of Electronic Databases by Postgraduate Students in Selected Universities in North-central, Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, and Zainab Olanihun Ambali

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Implementation and Use of Virtual Reference Services in Academic Libraries during and post COVID-19 Pandemic: A Necessity for Developing Countries, muhammad Kabir Abubakar

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The Use of Internet for Seeking Health Information Among Narh-Bita College Students: A Cross-sectional Study. Tema, Ghana., Zakaria Abukari

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Marketing Strategies Used By Medical Libraries Of Public Universities For Their Information Resources And Services In The North-Western Geopolitical Zone Of Nigeria, Mudassir A. Abule and Francis Garaba

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The Library as an Inspiring Space for Learning and Innovation, Noor Abutayeh

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Emerging services for the visually impaired in academic libraries, Noor Abutayeh and Berta García-Orosa

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Information Discovery and Scholar Networking as Modes of Scholarly Communication: A Comparative Study, Noor Abutayeh Dr., Berta Garcia-Orosa Dr., and Khaldoon M. Al_Dwairi Dr.

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Empirical investigation of the extent of utilization of social media for effective Library and Information Service delivery in selected university libraries in Abia State, Nigeria, Innocent O. Adayi Mr, Dogara Kudu mr, Ishaya Lami Dutse mrs, and Nathaniel Agbo Oche mr

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WORK STRESS AND INFORMATION ANXIETY OF LIBRARY PERSONNEL IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Adenike Ayokari Adebamiro and Sunday O. Popoola Prof

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Clinical Coding and Indexing as Indispensable Tool In Health Care, Teaching and Research: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) Ile-Ife, Osun State, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr, Sadiq Anifat Afolabi Mrs, Soladayo Olabisi FAJUYIGBE Mrs, Olayiwola Kayode ADEPOJU Dr, and Michael Segun OMOLE Dr

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Health Information Management Practice in Health Care Delivery System: A Case Study of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital Complex, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr and Sunday AYo Gbabe Mr

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Gamification In E-Library Services, Folashade Oyinlola Adedokun, Norasnita Binti Ahmad Ph.D, and Suraya Binti Miskon Ph.D

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Use of Library Resources and Services among Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities, Christy Olabisi Adeeko and Airen Adetimirin

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Organizational Commitment among University Library Personnel: A Demographic Analysis, Sarah Irherhimena Adegbaye PhD, Idayat Odunola Agboola PhD, and Olayinka Buraimo

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ICT Skills of University Freshmen and their Projections for Improvement upon Graduation: A Case Study of Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Nigeria, Idowu Adegbilero-Iwari, Oluwaseun O. Odefadehan, Olubunmi Idowu Owoeye Mrs., and Abraham Christopher

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A Cross-Sectional Survey of Online Health Information Seeking Behavior Pattern of Undergraduate Students in a Nigerian Private University, Oluwaseun Eniola Adegbilero-Iwari, Tunrayo Oluwadare, and Idowu Adegbilero-Iwari

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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE CURRICULUM AND PERCEEPTION TOWARDS LIBARIANSHIP IN TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, Moyosore Adegboye and Hajarat oyiza Abubakar

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Global Trend in Career Satisfaction, Self-Perception, And Gender Differences Among Library Personnel in The University: An Important Parameters for An Organizational Success, Moyosore Adegboye, Hajarat oyiza Abubakar, and Oladotun Ayowumi Osunkentan

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Availability and Utilization of library Facilities and Information Resources in University of Agriculture Makurdi Demonstration Secondary School, Yunusa Anate Adejimoh, Hajaratu Mafo Ilo, and Benedict Ifeanyi Okike

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The Role of School Libraries in Promoting Reading Culture among Secondary School Students in Benue State, Yunusa Anate Adejimoh, Hajaru Mafo Ilo, and Patricia Oomo Audu

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AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) FACILITIES FOR SERVICES IN NIGERIA FRENCH LANGUAGE VILLAGE LIBRARY, AUGUSTINE Alhaji ADEJO (Ph.D)

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APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Augustine Alhaji ADEJO PhD and Ali Yakubu MISAU

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Information Need and Academic Achievement of First Year Postgraduate Students of Adeleke University, Ede Osun State Nigeria., Elizabeth Adenekan and Oluchi Precious Ogbonna

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SOCIAL MEDIA AS A COLLABORATIVE TOOL FOR RESEARCH AMONG LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (LIS) PROFESSIONALS IN NIGERIA, Azeez Adebamgbola ADEOYE, Charis Onuoha Mrs, Doris C. Obiano Dr., and Olayode Motunrayo Librarian I

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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA, Kazeem Adeshina

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INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION SOURCES, NEEDS AND GENDER ON INFORMATION USE OF SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA, Kazeem Adeshina Mr.

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The Nexus of Social Media Use and Research Productivity of Lecturers in Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo

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Augmenting Traditional Library Services: Role of Smart Library Technologies and Big Data, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Pauline Oghenekaro Adeniran, and Arinola oluwatoyin Gbotosho

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Building Ambidexterity in Libraries: Role of competitive intelligence, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Mufutau Ayobami Asiru, and Ibrahim Bolaji Omolabi

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Exploiting Virtual Realities for Library Serial Services to Nigeria Disabled Patrons, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Augustine I. Enamudu, and Folashade Munirat Lawal

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Infopreneurship and Financial Satisfaction among Library Professionals in Tertiary Institutions in Ede, Osun, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy ADETAYO and Saheed Abiola Hamzat

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Librarians’ generation and social media adoption in selected academic libraries in Southwestern, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo and Olajumoke williams-ilemobola

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AWARENESS, KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF ALTMETRICS AS MEASURE OF RESEARCH IMPACT: NIGERIAN LIBRARIANS’ PERSPECTIVES, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi Mr

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Use of Social Media as Political Information Source: The Case of Panama Leaks in Pakistan, Hafiz Muhammad Adil, Khalid Mahmood, Hafiz Nazeer Hussain, and Dr. Shafiq Ur Rehman

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LIBRARY ORIENTATION AND ITS IMPACT ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC JOURNEY: A CASE STUDY OF KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST), LAW FACULTY LIBRARY, KWABENA OSEI KUFFOUR ADJEI DR., AKWASI DUFFOUR FRIMPONG MR., and VIDA DOGBE MS.

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Marketing Of Special Library Services In Ghana: The Case Of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Eunice Adomaa

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Job Motivation and Personal Characteristics of Library and Information Professionals in Universities, Dr. Naseer A

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UNVEILING PUBLICATION OUTPUT AND FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, Dr. Naseer A

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IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION IN THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY HEALTHCARE AT UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST HOSPITAL, Mark Quaye Affum

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INFLUENCE OF INTERNET USE ON SELECTED ACADEMIC LIBRARIES SERVICES IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, Mark Quaye Affum

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PROMOTING BORSAH LIBRARY COMPLEX (CAPE COAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY) MAIN LIBRARY THROUGH FACEBOOK, Mark Quaye Affum

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Examining the benefits of ICT Training of Teachers of Holy Child and Wiawso College of Education, Mark Quaye Affum and Martha Baidoo

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Examining the Information and Communication Technology Training Needs Of Teachers Of Holy Child And Wiawso College Of Education, Mark Quaye Affum and Martha Baidoo

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Information Use Behaviour of Sedentary Livestock Farmers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria, SHERIFF OLAMIDE AFOLABI Mr. and MUTAWAKILU ADISA TIAMIYU PROF

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Management Theories and Contemporary Issues in Managing Libraries in Nigeria, Oluyinka Titilope Afolayan

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Piracy and the Nigerian Copyright Law: A Re-Appraisal, Oluyinka Titilope Afolayan