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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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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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

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Conflict Management Styles and Organisational Commitment amongst Library Staff in ABUAD, Kelvin N. Agbakwuru and Jemilat Yusuf

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Electronic Health Records (EHRS) Use and Quality Healthcare Delivery by Physicians in Tertiary Hospitals in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, Florence Ada Oyije Agbese PhD and Chinyere N. Ikonne PhD

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Assessment of healthy lifestyle practices among academics through access and use of health information resources, Idayat Odunola Agboola Dr, Sarah Irhermehimena Adegbaye Dr, Kehinde Abayomi Owolabi Dr, and Bosede O. Akintola Dr

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Provision of Alternative Formats of Information Resources for Inclusive Library Services of Visually Impaired Primary School Pupils in Southeast Nigeria, Esther Ekene Aghauche PhD, Obiora Kingsley Udem PhD, and Stephen Ikenna Aghauche

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A Bibliometric Analysis of Distributed Incremental Clustering on Images, Ayushi Agrawal, Preeti Mulay, Krithika Iyer, and Saloni Sarbhai

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Library Websites of Institutes of National Importance: a content study, Pawan Agrawal, Madhuri Kumari, and Kalpesh Bariya

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Quantitative analysis of research on Artificial Intelligence in Retinopathy of Prematurity, Ranjana Agrawal, Manasi Anup Agrawal, Sucheta Kulkarni, Ketan Kotecha, and Rahee Walambe

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Perceived Role of School Principal and School-Based Management Committee in School Library Administration and Management: Implications for School Library Policy, Uche-Vita C. Agundu, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, Leona Eucharia Ekechukwu, Njideka Gertrude Mbelede, Nkiru Christiana Ohia, Kennedy O. Ololo, Chikwendu Ugbogu, and Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye

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Integrative Leadership Style of Libraries at Islamic Universities in Indonesia, Aras Satria Agusta and L Nurdin

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Islamic Bank amid the 2008 Global Financial Crisis: A Bibliometric Analysis, Maulidar -. Agustina Ms., M. Shabri -. Abd. Majid Prof. Dr., and Hafasnuddin -. Hafasnuddin Dr.

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Information Support in the Parliament Environment: Information Audit on E-PAPER Service by the Library of the Indonesian House of Representatives, Sukmawati Nila Agustin and Muhamad Prabu Wibowo

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Accessibility and Use of Library Resources in the North Campus Library of the University of Education, Winneba, Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku, Joseph owuraku Agyeiku. Mr, Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku Mr., and Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku Mr

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Library Automation Software Packages: A Comparative Study of Virtua, Alice for Windows, SOUL and LIBSYS, Hilal Ahmad Dr. and Samar I. Bakhshi Dr.

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Public Library Online Information Resources to Library Patrons during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of Higher Education Institutions, Jamil Ahmad, Akhlaq Ahmad, Muhammad Shoaib, and Bilal Shaukat

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Academic Library Resources and Services at Higher Education Institutions during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of Students’ Satisfaction, Jamil Ahmad, Muhammad Shoaib, and Bilal Shaukat

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Russian Contribution to Coronary Artery Disease Research: A Scientometric Mapping of Publications, Muneer Ahmad and M Sadik Batcha

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Major theories of Job Satisfaction and their use in the field of Librarianship, Mushtaq Ahmad, Amjid Khan, and Muhammad Arshad

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Academic E-Book Users’ Information Behavior: A Maturity Model, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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Towards Intelligent Systems: Modelling Academic E-book Power Users in Transaction Logs, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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Transactional Patterns of Academic E-Book Usage: The Case of Ebook Library, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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PREVALENCE OF LIBRARY ANXIETY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS, Sajjad Ahmad, Muhammad Ismail, and Amjid Khan

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for effective implementation of MGNREGA in Jammu & Kashmir, Sarafraz Ahmad Dr and Shazia Manzoor Dr

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PERCEPTIONS OF POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARS ABOUT USING DIGITAL LIBRARY RESOURCES: A CASE STUDY OF DISTRICT PESHAWAR, Shakeel Ahmad, Dr. Amjad Reba, Dr. Rahim Khan, Dr. Syed Munir Ahmad, and Jalal Ud Din

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Effects of Blackboard on the preparatory students at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, Shakil Ahmad, Fazal Hakan Choudhry, and Yahia Alhassan

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Global Research on Andragogy: A Bibliometric Analysis, Shakil Ahmad, Saghir Mehar, Nadeem Siddique, and Muhammad Ajmal Khan

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A Path to an Understanding of the Internet Use and Its Impact on the Academic Achievement of Social Science Students, Shehzad Ahmad Dr, Sajjad Ahmad Dr, and Muhammad Rafiq Dr

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An Empirical Analysis of Parental Involvement in Leisure Reading Development of the Children, Zaheer Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Shahid Soroya, Dr. Muhammad Tariq, and Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Chaudhry

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Exploring the Factors Affecting the Development of Reading Habits among Children, Zaheer Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Tariq, Qaiser Iqbal, and Tahira Akbar Sial

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Do they perform what they perceive? Examining the IL skills of Pakistani Scientists, Zulfiqar Ahmad and Dr. Khalid Mahmood

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COVID-19 and Pakistani academic libraries: documenting the realities, challenges and state of services., Faiz Ahmed and Nooruddin Merchant

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Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Linguistics Research Over 101 Years (1919–2020), Fasih Ahmed, Murtaza Ashiq, Shafiq Ur Rehman, Shakil Ahmad, and Shaista Rashid

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Digital Repository Services at Bennett University: A Case Study, Jamil Ahmed Dr.

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Bibliometrics Visualization of DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology and SRELS Journal of Information Management During 2016 - 2020: A Comparative Study, LALTU AICH and ANKIT DAS

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Informetrics of Webinars Through Video Conferencing Platforms for Teaching and Learning by Different LIS Professional During COVID-19 Period: An Evaluative Study, LALTU AICH and ANKIT DAS

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21st-Century Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Research in Library, Jesubukade E. Ajakaye and Samuel Oke Ogunniyi PhD

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Institutional Support and Collection Development Practices in Private University Libraries in South-West Nigeria, Funmilayo Folake Ajayi, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Arinola Oluwatoyin Gbotoso, and Mutiat Yewande Salvador

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Ownership Structure and Collection Development Practices in Private University Libraries in South -West, Nigeria, Funmilayo Folake Ajayi, Ibidapo Oketunji, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, and Wosilat Omolara Oyeniyi

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Awareness and Use of Social Media Among Librarians in Public Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria., Khadijat Dayo AJAYI; Fauziyah Nihinlolawa ADENEKAN; and ,Mujidat Adeola BELLO

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Format preference and utilisation of Library information resources by Undergraduates of Public Universities in a Nigerian State, Bosede Adebimpe Ajiboye and Rahman Olorunleke Arowolo

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PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN ONDO AND EKITI STATES, NIGERIA, Clement Ajidahun

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The Academic Status of Librarians in the University Libraries in Nigeria: Myth or Reality?, Clement Ajidahun

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Use Of Social Media In Delivery Of Reference Services By Librarians in FUTO Library, Nancy C. Akagha

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Promoting A Policy For Social Media Use In Nigeria, Adetola Akanbiemu

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Library Use And Knowledge Sharing Amongst Undergraduates In Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, Adetola A. Akanbiemu, Oluwaseun Oluropo Ajibare, and Taiwo A. Ogunwemimo

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Homosexuality and adoption of children: A Bibliometric Analysis, Karthiayani A. Ms. and Manika Kamthan Dr.

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Measuring the Effects of Library Anxiety & Different Forms of Stress on Academic Performance of University Students, Ayman Akbar, Muhammad Shahzad Chaudhry Dr., and Khurram Shahzad

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Electronic Journal of Information System in Developing Countries (2014-2021): A Bibliometric Study, Azeem Akbar, Ayesha Gulzar, Nadeem Siddique, and Muhammad Ajmal Khan

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A bibliometric analysis of Serials Review from 1991 to 2020, Azeem Akbar, Akira Jbeen, Ayesha Gulzar, and Abid Iqbal

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Multicultural Perspective in Public Library Services, Sutan Aulia Akbar and Taufik Asmiyanto

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Factors Influencing Career Routes of Female Librarianship: A Literature Review, Gulnaz Akhtar Ms and Muhammad Shahid Soroya Dr.

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Role of Public Libraries with special reference to Women Empowerment through Kanyashree Prakalpa in West Bengal of India, Md. Yeosuf Akhter, Prasenjit Deb, and Jahar Biswas

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The role of Public Librarians, Teachers and Gram Panchayats in women empowerment through Kanyashree Public Services in South 24 Parganas District of West Bengal, Md. Yeosuf Akhter, Prasenjit Deb, and Jahar Biswas

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Influence of the Use of the Internet on the Reading Culture of Students of Government College, Umuahia Abia State, Nigeria, Juliana Obiageri Akidi, Florence Ada Oyije Agbese, and Chukwuemeka Chukwueke

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Infopreneurship Skills for Sustainable Development: A Focus on Library and Information Science Students of Selected Federal Universities in Nigeria, Juliana Obiageri Akidi and Inemesit U. Udoh

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Maintaining Publishing Standards and Global Visibility: Essential Tips for Nigerian Library and Information Professionals, Juliana Akidi, Onyinye Alexander Osedo, and Chukwuemeka Chukwueke

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Use of Electronic Health Records in the USA: A Lesson for Nigeria, Akinade Akindele and Opeyemi Soyemi

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Application of Intelligence Needs for Promoting Users Patronage in Libraries of Public Tertiary Institutions in Ondo State, Nigeria, Adewusi Akinola

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THE IMPACT OF MENTORING ON COMPETENCY, CAREER GROWTH AND LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN OSUN AND ONDO STATES NIGERIA, Samson Akinola

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ACADEMIC STAFF CONSCIOUSNESS AND CONSUMPTION OF THE ESSENTIAL ELECTRONIC AGRICULTURAL LIBRARY (TEEAL) DATABASE FOR TEACHING AND RESEARCH IN THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES, JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY, IKEJI-ARAKEJI, NIGERIA, Samson Adesina Akinola

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Awareness and Usage of Electronic Journals among Students in Nigerian University Libraries: A Case Study of Joseph Ayo Babalola University, Ikeji- Arakeji, Nigeria, Samson Adesina Akinola and Oluwole Banji Ajayi Mr

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Accessibility and Usage of Electronic Information Resource on Research Output of Librarians in Ekiti, Ondo and Osun States (2010 – 2015), Samson Adesina Akinola and Franca Ngeme Mrs

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Evolving visual arts’ faculty pedagogical skills through technology integration in higher education, Nimra Akram Miss, Syeda Hina Batool Dr, Tauseef Hussain Mr, Muhammad Safdar, and Shahid Hussain Mr

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Information Needs and Seeking Behavior of Paramedical Staff in the Hospitals of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Sumera Akram, Ghalib Khan, Saeed Ullah Jan, and Muhammad Shehryar

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A bibliometric analysis of Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science (JALIS) from 2016-2020: an international online journal, Vellaichamy Alagarsamy

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The Importance of Parent's Literacy Understanding Towards Children Reading Habits, Naufal Ahmad Rijalul Alam

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Saudi Arabian Research Output on big data Publications using the Scopus database: A Scientometric Study, Hashem Hussein Al Attas, Md.safiqur rahaman, and Khadeeja M.N Ansari

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Use and awareness of online library services among faculty members of KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Dr. Saleh A Al-Baridi

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Radiologic Clinics of North America; Bibliometric Spectrum of Publications from 2000 to 2019., Ali Mohammed Aldhebaib, Ikram Ul Haq, Fayazul Ul Haq, Muhammad Tanveer, and Oinam Gokulchandra Singh

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Open Access E-books in Islam: A Case Study of Directory of Open Access Books, Asifa Ali and Akib Ahmad Mr.

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Awareness and Use of E-Journals by the Research Scholars and Faculty Members in the Department of Political Science of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh: A Study, Kasam Ali

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Assessment of Job Satisfaction among Library Professionals of University of Delhi and Jawaharlal Nehru University: a comparative study, Kasam Ali Research Scholar and Dr. Nishat Fatima Professor and Head

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Estimation of Perceived Occupational Stress among Library Professionals of Central University Libraries of Delhi and Utter Pradesh: A Comparative Study, Kasam Ali Research Scholar and Nishat Fatima Professor and Head

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Measurement of Information: A Review Article, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Trends of Research Visualization of Digital Collections and Resources in Academic Libraries from 2001 to 2020: A Bibliometric Analysis, Mr. Nusrat Ali, Dr. Muhammad Shoaib, and Mr. Farooq Abdullah

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Do Search Engines Display All Search Hits?, Mufazil Ali and Fayaz Ahmad Loan

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Research metric analysis of the Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi on Scopus database 2010-2019, Muhammad Yousuf Ali Mr, Peter Gatiti, and Ikram ul Haq

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Fifty Six Years Research Productivity of Library Resources and Technical Services: A Bibliometric Analysis, Nusrat Ali, Sanila Aslam, Muhammad Naveed, and Nadeem Siddique

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Research Trend of Journal of Information Science: A Bibliometric Analysis through Web of Science Database, Nusrat Ali, Muhammad Naveed, Sanila Aslam, and Muhammad Waris Bhatti

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Research is a Scientific Capital: The Role of University Libraries in Higher Education Institutions, Nusrat Ali, Muhammad Shoaib, and Dr. Iqbal Hussain Asad

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Exploring the Role of Academic Social Networking Sites Amongst LIS Professionals: A Meta-Narrative Review, P.M. Naushad Ali, Sharaf Zehra, Priya Vaidya, and Zainab Musheer

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Visualization of journal ranking using a scimago: an analytical tool, Sabha Ali and Shohar Bano

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State of Development of the University Libraries in West Bengal Established During 2001-2010: A Comparative Study, SAZZAD ALI

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Publication Trend Among Faculty Members in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa-Pakistan, Usman Ali Shah

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User Satisfaction on Library Resources and Services; a Case Study of Government Degree College Sabir Abad (Karak), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Usman Ali Shah, Muhammad Naeem Khan, Tahsin Ullah, and Muhammad Shehr Yar

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Libraries and Intellectual production in the field of Library & Information in the centennial of the Jordanian state: An Analytical Study, Omar Al Jaradat

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Measuring the Extent of Applying Metadata and Dublin Core Standards in University Libraries of Jordan: An Analytical Study, Omar Al Jaradat and Fatema Ahmad Al- Samraie

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Use of Social Media in Libraries: A Perspective of a Developing Country, Asif Altaf, Abid Iqbal Iqbal, Muhammad Ramzan, Mohamad Noorman Masrek, and Shakil Ahmed

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Visualizing the knowledge domain of Work Engagement through Bibliometric Analysis, Asif Altaf and Mohamad Noorman Masrek

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A content analysis of social media users’ reaction to religious disinformation in Bangladesh, Md. Sayeed Al-Zaman

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IMPORTANCE OF SPECIAL LIBRARIES FOR HISTORY AND INTERNATIONAL STUDIES LEARNERS’ WITH SPECIAL NEEDS IN SOUTH-EAST, NIGERIA, Chidi Amaechi Ph.D

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Relevance of Storybooks in Promoting Students’ Reading Culture, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, Leona Eucharia Ekechukwu, Ngozi Theresa Onuora, Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye, Onyedika Lilian Ikeazota, Theresa Olunwa Oforka, and Kennedy O. Ololo