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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Strategy to Sharpen the Students’ Skills in Colon Classification, Saravanan T

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Proposed Integrated System for Library Services and Online Education: A Pakistani Perspective, Dr. Muhammad Tufail Khan, Sadaf Rafiq, Dr. Shaukat Ali, and Dr. Irfan Ali

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Availability of Disaster Preventive, Response and Recovery measures for Disaster preparedness in academic libraries: An appraisal of some selected academic libraries in Gusau metropolis, Nigeria, Bello Tukur

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Accessibility and Utilization of Information Resources by Academic Staff of Federal University Gusau amid Telecommunication shutdown in Zamfara State., bello Tukur, Nura Ibrahim, and Maimuna Muhammad Lawal

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The Role of Library and Information Professionals in Creating a Smart learning Environment using Modern Technologies and Innovations in the COVID-19 Era: Introducing Individuals’ Uniqueness Consideration, Ebubechukwu E. Uba CLN

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The impact of Selection and acquisition of library retrieval tools in Benue State University library: The challenges and prospects on academic performance of undergraduate Students., Gabriel Keghtor Ubwa, Doris Teerkimbi Ubwa, and Kate Agbo

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Library Environmental Factors and Students’ Patronage of Library Services in the University of Uyo Main Library, Clement Udo and Edidiong Nyong Ben Mr

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Media Literacy in Library and Information Centres: practical perspectives, Clement Samuel Udo Mr, Edidiong Nyong Ben Mr, Ifiok James Afaha mr, and Shalom Yusuf Mr

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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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Improving Students’ Achievement in Physics Using Library Electronic Journals, Christian Ugwuanyi

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Evaluating the Effectiveness of Internet Library Resources on Students’ Achievement in Physics, Christian S. Ugwuanyi PhD

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Sociodemographic Determinants of Librarians’ Psychological Wellbeing: An Ex-Post Facto Research, Christian S. Ugwuanyi PhD

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Influence of Preschool Librarians’ Demographic Characteristics on their Library Discipline Practices: An Ex-post Facto Research, Christian S. Ugwuanyi PhD, Charity C. Okeke M.Ed, and Chinedu I.O. Okeke Prof

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Evaluating Preschool Librarians’ Information and Communication Technology Competency Level for Online Teaching, Christian S. Ugwuanyi Ph.D and Chinedu I.O. Okeke Prof

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Evaluating Preschool Librarians’ Utilisation of Information and Communication Technology for Virtual Library Services, Christian S. Ugwuanyi Ph.D and Chinedu I.O. Okeke Prof

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Utilization of Bibliotherapy among Public Primary School English Language Teachers: Implications for Teaching Library reading Skills, Gloria Chikasiemobi Ugwu PhD, Cajetan Ikechukwu Egbe PhD, and Clara Odozi Ifelunni PhD

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FACTORS INFLUENCING SELECTION AND ACQUISITION OF LEGAL INFORMATION RESOURCES IN UNIVERSITY LAW LIBRARIES: A CASE STUDY OF UNIVERSITY OF JOS LAW LIBRARY, JOS, PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA., Lilian Ene Ujah and Eneojo Emmanuel Jacob

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Post-Harvest Technology Information Awareness of Agro-Based Women Entrepreneurs in Abia State, Nigeria, Amarachi Confidence Ukpabi Ph.D , Library and Information Science and Ukpabi Joseph Ukpabi PhD, Food Science and Technology

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Library Education and Its Impact on Students’ Library Use in Coal City University, Enugu, Nigeria., Perpetua Onyinyechi Ukwueze, Heman Uchechukwu Osuagwu, and Steven Chukwudi Ani

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INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS OF ACADEMIC STAFF OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NORTH EAST NIGERIA, Musa Yila Umar Mr. and Yemisi Tomilola Babalola PhD

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Relationship between Transformational and Transactional Leadership Styles and Job Performance of Librarians in Federal university libraries in South-South, Nigeria., Enite Anita Urhefe-Okotie

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ACCESS AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES BY DISTANCE LEARNERS IN NORTH-WESTERN STUDY CENTRE LIBRARIES OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, Dahiru Usman, Shamwil Bala Salisu, and Fatima Lasisi Ibarahim

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Use of Electronic Information Resources by Postgraduate Students of Faculty of Education in Imo State University, Owerri Library, Linda Ijeoma Uwandu

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Strategies Used by Librarians in Marketing Information Resources and Library Services in Federal University of Technology, Owerri and Imo State University, Owerri, Linda Ijeoma Uwandu and Chioma Esther Osuji

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Participative Management and Effective Communication as Predictors of Job Performance of Library Staff in Federal Universities in South East Geo-Political Zone of Nigeria., Linda Ijeoma Uwandu, Adaora Joy Udo-Anyanwu, and Ogechi Nkechi Okorie

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INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SKILLS AND UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES FOR ENHANCED RESEARCH BY POSTGRADUATES IN IGNATIUS AJURU UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION LIBRARY, Diseiye Oyighan UWHEJEVWE Mrs

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Rural Healthcare Workers` Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice toward COVID-19 two years after the pandemic onset: is health literacy training still necessary?, Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi, Shahabedin Rahmatizadeh, Ali Soleimaninejad, Elaheh Ahmadi, and Adel Moqaddas

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words- Why Creating a Plan, Rejecting Neutrality, and Recruiting a Racially Diverse Staff Are Effective Ways to Increase the Presence of Diversity in Libraries., Jennifer Van Vegten

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Research Performance Of IFLA Journals Based On Scopus Database, Akhilesh Kumar Varma Dr., Shudhanshu Soni Mr., Japesh Singh Mr., and Neha Verma Dr.

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Awareness and Usage of Electronic Resources by the Faculty Members - A Case Study, Chandran Velmurugan Dr and R RAGHOTHAM

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ASSESSMENT OF INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS OF POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION STUDENTS IN NIGERIA, Vera Victor-Aigbodion

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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION NEEDS OF DIFFERENTLY-ABLED STUDENTS IN KERALA: A STUDY, Midhula Soman V S Dr and Sudhier K. G Dr

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

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The academic library during the process of change. Change process, disruption and evaluation, Katarzyna Weinper and Stanisława Pietrzyk-Leonowicz

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE RESOURCES UTILIZATION IN LIBRARIES AS CORRELATE OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS’ RESEARCH OUTPUT IN NIGERIAN FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES, Fidelia M. Whong Mrs

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Use of Networking Apps and Knowledge Sharing among Librarians in University of Port Harcourt, Humphrey I. Wiche (Ph D), Eruchi Brown Akpelu, and Kelechi Keyna Ray-Ogbonna

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A Scientometric studies on Library and Information Science in India as Reflected in Digital Databases: A Review Using R, Ravindranath Wodeyar and K R. Mulla

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Factors that could facilitate collection development policy implementation in Nigerian academic libraries as perceived by academic librarians, Buhari Yakubu, Yanti Idaya Aspura Mohd Khalid, and Samsul Farid Samsuddin

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Students Access to e-Resources in Terms of Space and Time: A Ghanaian Tertiary Institution Perspective, Franklina Adjoa Yebowaah MS., Christiana Oduraa Kwaah Ms, and Deborah Kore Appiah ms

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Adoption and use of new learning web technologies: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Eyitayo Oladimeji Yemi-Peters and Bolaji David Oladokun

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Awareness and access to electronic information resources by students at Kogi State University, Anyigba, Nigeria, Oladimeji Eyitayo Yemi-Peters, Abdulrazaq Baba Abdulrahman, Bolaji David Oladokun, and Faith Ufedo

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Assessing Effectiveness of Electronic Services in University Libraries in Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus Assistant Professor (DLISc) and Mushir Ahmad Dilshad

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Users’ Perceptions of E-Libraries in Punjab, Pakistan, Muhammad Younus Assistant Professor (DLISc) and Naila Shams Ul-Haq

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Analysis of the Reliability of Academic Library Services in the New Normal Era: Study at Faculty of Education Library of State University of Yogyakarta, Lia Yuliana and Silfi Nur Ifadah

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IMPACT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONTECHNOLOGY (ICT) ON NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES USING ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA UNIVERSITY LIBRARY AS A CASE STUDY., SHALOM YUSUF

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ADOPTION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE FOR EFFECTIVE LIBRARY SERVICE DELIVERY IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Tunde Idris YUSUF, Odunola Adefunke ADEBAYO, Lateef Alhaji BELLO, and Joseph Olusegun KAYODE

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A Scientometric Analysis of Scientific Publications related to COVID-19 in Library and Information Science Research, Zhahirah Indrawati Zainuddin and Safirotu Khoir

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Research approaches to Coronavirus-Related Health Literacy: A narrative review, Sana Zandkarimi, Maryam Kazerani (Corresponding author), Mahdieh Mottaghi, Marzieh Kazerani, and Sara Jambarsang

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Students' Information literacy Skills: A study from Lahore Leads University, Lahore, Pakistan., Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan and Ashina Sadiq

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Use of WhatsApp Technology in Library Services: A Case Study of the University Library of the(NCBAE), Lahore, Pakistan, Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan, Ashina Sadiq, and Muzaian Abbas

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MaxWhere: 3D VR Library Spaces in Hungary, Viktor Zsömle and Péter Kiszl

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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STUDENT RESIDENCE AS FACTOR AFFECTING USE OF LIBRARY BY THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF TWO FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NORTH-CENTRAL, NIGERIA., ABU AHMED ADAMU; Oyedum Uchey Georgina; Abdulhamid Murjanatu; Raji Egigogo Rabiat; Isah, Yahya Abdullahi; and Sadiku Khadijat

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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