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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Creating relevance in the Nigerian system: the place of Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI), National Bibliography and Curriculum Development., Okhakhu O. David, AKINLONU MOFIYINFOLUWA, EGBEYEMI TAIWO, SAKA ABDULATEEF OMOTOSHO, OTOKITI IFEOLUWA OBALOLUWA, and Jatto Victor Omeiza

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Parent involvement towards children’s reading habit: A focus group survey from Nashik, India, Suvarna P. Desale and Rajendra M. Kumbhar Ph.D.

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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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Academic Stress and Coping Mechanism among LIS students during the COVID-19 Pandemic – Route to Resilience and Recuperation, MITHU DEY and SATISH KUMAR

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Access and Utilisation of Climate Change Information by Small-holder Farmers in Bunkpurugu-Yunyoo Districts, Ghana, KOJO BAWA DUKPER Mr

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Fifty Years (1970-2019) Journey of 'Journal of Documentation': A Scientometric Analysis of Research Productivity and Publication Trends, Gururaj F. Durgannavar Mr., Manoj Kumar Verma Dr., Sidhartha Sahoo Dr., and Ghouse Modin Nabeesab Mamdapur Mr.

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An Analysis of Preservation Methods in Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu Mr., Emmanuel Uche Okwu Ph.D, and Haliru Bah Haliru

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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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USE OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY USERS OF THE GAUTAM BUDDHA CENTRAL LIBRARY AT THE B.B.A.U., LUCKNOW, UTTAR PRADESH: A STUDY, suraj kumar dwivedi and Shilpi Verma

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INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF TEACHER-LIBRARIANS IN CLASSROOM INSTRUCTIONAL MANAGEMENT IN ENUGU STATE, NIGERIA, Elizabeth N. Ebizie P.hD, Obiageli C. Njoku Ph.D, Charles A. Oraelosi Ph.D, and Mkpoikanke S. Otu Ph.D

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CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS A MEDIUM IN THE EMPOWERMENT OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE EDUCATORS FOR EFFECTIVE KNOWLEDGE DELIVERY AND SUSTAINABLE EDUCATION IN SOUTH EAST, NIGERIA, Mercy Ebong, Uzoamaka Ogwo, and Victor N. Nwachukwu

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Challenges and Prospects of Reference Services in Federal University Libraries in South-West, Nigeria, Rotimi Adesina Egunjobi Dr., Samuel O. Ogunniyi Dr., and Jesubukade Emmanuel Ajakaye Mr.

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Testing of the Quality of Service Provision of Lagos State University Library, Lagos, Nigeria, Esther Motunrayo EKEH

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Influence of records management practices, work environment and administrative effectiveness in Lagos State Judiciary, Nigeria, OTOBO ELVIS EFE

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USE OF INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES AMONG UNDERGRADUATES IN THE IBADAN LIBRARY SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, Evelyn Nkechi Emeahara and Jesubukade E. Ajakaye

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INFLUENCE OF MARKETING ON USE OF LIBRARY SERVICES BY POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN SELECTED FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NIGERIA, Adedoyin Oluwatosin Esan and Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi

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Effect of Group Mentoring on Virtual Library Skills of Secondary School Students, Chiedu Eseadi

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Shodhganga and Shodhshuddhi “2S” –Indian research Paragon: A Study, Manash Esh Mr and Saptarshi Ghosh Dr

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School Library Resources for Inclusive Online English Language learning: Teachers’ perspectives about differentiating instruction in the context of English as Second Language, Angela Eze and Charity N. Onyishi

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The Extent of Availability and Utilization of ICT Facilities by Undergraduate Students for Research in Academic Libraries: A Case Study of Rhema University, Aba., William C. Ezecheta

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MUTILATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN ABUJA, NIGERIA: THE WAY FORWARD, Innosent Eze

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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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Digital Literacy Skills as Determinants of Library Use by Undergraduate Students of Private Universities in Oyo State, Nigeria, Sunday Morakinyo Fakunle, Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare, and S.V. Adeyeye

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Availability and Accessibility as Determinants of Use of Electronic Reference Sources Among Secondary School Teachers in Ekiti State Nigeria, Adesanmi Mathew Farukuoye, Olayinka Folorunso, and Elizabeth Bukunola Lateef

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The Access and use of Library and Internet as Information Source by Agricultural Academics and Extension Workers within King Cetshwayo District Municipality of Kwazulu-Natal Province, South Africa, Kayode Fatokun, Abdulsalam Abiodun Salman, and Eyitayo Francis Adanlawo

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Communication Crisis for Librarians on Library Tourism: The Effects of the Crisis Pandemic Covid-19, FAUSTYNA tyna -

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Utilization of Electronic Resources for Teaching and Research among Lecturers in University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Ugonna Benedette Fidelugwuowo Dr

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COLLEGE LIBRARY MODEL TO ACHIEVE ACCOUNTING STUDENT SATISFACTION, irman firmansyah

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Strategies for Overcoming Challenges in Digital Preservation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Public University Libraries in South-East Nigeria, Jerry E. Friday and Monica Eberechukwu Eze MRS

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Strategies for Overcoming Challenges in Digital Preservation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Public University Libraries in South-East Nigeria, Jerry E. Friday and Monica Eberechukwu Eze MRS

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Covid-19 Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Undergraduates of Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Jerry Eyerinmene Friday Mr and Motu-ere Justina Atema Ms

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Librarian and Faculty Conversations about Information Literacy: A Pilot Study on Communication across Disciplinary Boundaries, Carolyn B. Gamtso

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UTTAR PRADESH HIGHER EDUCATION DIGITAL LIBRARY PORTAL: AN ANALYSIS, Rashmi Gangwar and Prof. Shilpi Verma

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INFORMATION NEEDS AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES OF POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITIES IN BENUE STATE, Agada George Mr, Samson Okpanachi Abu Mr, and Eric Ojobo Agada Mr

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INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE IN THE CONTEXT OF KNOWLEDGE SOCIETIES AS A TOOL FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN NIGERIA, Agada George Mr, Eric Ojobo Agada Mr, and Samson Okpanachi Abu Mr

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Digital Literacy and Job Performance of Librarians in Rivers State University Libraries, Nigeria, Tamunoseimiebi Maxwell George Miss, Emmanuel Okwu Dr., and Kolawole Ogunbodede

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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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Medical Records Management to Support Evidence-Based Medical Practice At Kisii Teaching And Referral Hospital, Kenya, Robert Nyakundi Gisemba Mr, Emily Ngeno Dr, and Emily Bosire Dr

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A Content Analysis Based Review on the Application of Document Similarity Measures on E-resource Retrieval in Agriculture and Allied fields, Nitumika Gogoi and Uma Kanjilal

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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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DYNAMIC ARCHIVE MANAGEMENT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AT RADIO REPUBLIK INDONESIA, Nadia Aprilia Gude, Andi Asari, and Nurchasanah Nurchasanah

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Information Resources Usage and Information Literacy Skills of School Teachers in Sri Lanka: a Survey, Chamani Gunasekera and R. Balasubramani

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Content Analysis of Websites of University Libraries in Delhi: A Study, Saumya Gupta and Paramjeet K. Walia

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Analysis of Information Communication Technology Competencies among Distance Learning Students of Kuvempu University: A study, Veena Naik G and SHIVALINGAIAH D Dr.

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Relationship between entrepreneurial self-efficacy and entrepreneurial intention in medical library and information science students: an Iranian perspective, Ronak Hamzehei, Mohammad Karim Saberi, Zahra Moradi, Zhaleh Moradveysi, and Mahdi Shaghaghi

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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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Library Services during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Bibliometric Analysis and knowledge Mapping, Md. Armanul Haque, Xiaojuan Zhang Dr, Md. Shafiul Alam Dr, Md. Nazmul Hasan, and Farzana Islam Any

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How to Attract The Library Visitors? The Role of CSR at The Library, Library Image, Customer Value, and Loyalty to The Library: Evidence from Indonesia, Sri Hartini, Masmira Kurniawati, Jovi Sulistiawan, and Muhammad Ihwanudin

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Measuring the Reliability Analysis of University Students' Utilization of Web-based Library and Information Services in Malaysian Academic Libraries, Husain Hashim, Shamila Mohamed Shuhidan, and Norizan Anwar

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Information needs and Information-seeking behavior of undergraduate students: A remote area perspective, Shahzadi Humbhi, Shabbir Ahmed Tareen, and Alia humbhi

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Research Output of Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science (CJILS): A Bibliometric Analysis from 1993-2021, Abid Hussain

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Use of WhatsApp Technology in Library Services: Case study of National Defence University Library, Islamabad, Pakistan, Abid Hussain

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Journal of Education for Library and Information Science (JELIS) Through Bibliometric Lenses, Abid Hussain, Ashina Sadiq, and Hafiz Muhammad Zeeshan

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The Status of Resources and Services in the Public Libraries of Sindh, Pakistan: A Study, Mohammad Hussain, Ansa Parveen, and Dr. Khan Faqir

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Growth and Research Productivity on Library Automation: A Bibliometric Analysis, Mohammad Hussain, Kainat Shaheen, Javeria Jan, and Ms Saddiqa

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Value of Library and Information Science (LIS) Degree for Side Business Practices among Employed Library and Information Science Professionals in Nigeria: a Preliminary Survey, Ijeoma Juachukwu Ibegbulam (PHD), Ngozi Celestine Uzoagba, Isaac Kenechukwu Ohaji (PHD), and Harriet Uche Igbo (PHD)

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LECTURERS ATTITUDE TOWARDS COLLABORATING AND COMMUNICATING WITH LIBRARIAN FOR EFFECTIVE TEACHING IN UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA., Mary Idahosa Mrs and Jerome Idiegbeyan-ose Dr

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TIME CONTROL, INFORMATION DISSEMINATION AND PREVENTION OF COVID 19 PANDEMIC BY LIBRARIANS IN NIGERIA, OgagaOghene Uzezi Idhalama Mr and Ezeabasili Augusta Chioma

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Library Use for Agricultural Research by Undergraduate Students of the Faculty of Agriculture, Forestry and Wildlife Resources Management, University Of Calabar, Nigeria, Friday O. Idiku, Oliver Effiong Ntui, Dorathy Aje Iyamah, Love Eyo Abu, and Dorcas Okaja Ochang

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Availability and Use of Digital Reference Service Tools for Effective Service Delivery by Librarians in Private Universities Libraries in South-East Nigeria, Ejike Igwebuike and Emmanuel Ifechukwu Onoh Mr.

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Libraries for all: the place of advocacy and marketing in promoting library services to disadvantaged groups., Ejike Udensi Igwebuike Dr., Kingsley Tochukwu Ihejirika Dr, and Marcus Carsimir Onah Dr.

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Perspectives of Librarians on Quality Assurance Measures for Admission of Students in Distance Education Programme in Nigeria, Justina Ngozi Igwe PhD, Stella C. Nwizu Prof, and Christian N. Olori PhD

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The Role of @Katakecilkana (Instragram Account) to Improve Information Literacy Skills of Parents with Young Children, Luthfiani Ikhwania and kiki fauziah

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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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Knowledge Sharing As A Determinant Of Information Service Delivery By Library Personnel In Federal Universities In South-West, Nigeria, Yakub Imam CLN and Raphael Ebiefung CLN

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Utilization of Library and Information Resources for Research Productivity in Nigerian Universities., Idakwo S. Innocent

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INFORMATION: KNOWLEDGE ON PERCEPTION OF RESOURCE ACCESS AND INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM (IF), Obia Gopeh Inyang and JULIANA NWAKAEGO AGWUNOBI MRS

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The role of school libraries in the implementation of Universal Basic Education (UBE) programme in UBE Junior secondary schools in Kwande Local Government Area of Benue State Nigeria, Tondo Richard Iorver CLN and Yankyar Ashulaga Thomas CLN

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Competitive Intelligence and Improving Patronage of the Twenty First Century Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Mercy Ariomerebi Iroaganachi

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Information Seeking Behaviour of the Elderly Persons in Ethiope East, Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria, Marcus L. Isebe

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Bibliometric Analysis on Information Literacy (2017-2021): a Systematic Literature Review, Md. Nurul Islam, Md. Tarik Been Aziz, and Rupak Chakravarty

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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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Library Anxiety among Undergraduate Students: A case study of faculty of Management Science, University of Peshawar, Muhammad Ismail, Abid Hussain, Sana Gul, and Imran Ahmad

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INFORMATION NEEDS AND SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR PREGNANT WOMEN IN JOS SOUTH LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF PLATEAU STATE, NIGERIA., Eneojo Emmanuel Jacob and Esther Bulus Dalyop

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Awareness and Patronage of Library Reference Services among Undergraduate Students in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo State, Nigeria, Oresiri Jamogha and Ejiro Jamogha

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INFORMATION NEEDS AND SEEKING BEHAVIOUR OF POST GRADUATE STUDENTS OF KOHAT UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, PAKISTAN, Saeed Ullah Jan

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INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS OF LEGAL PRACTITIONERS IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA-PAKISTAN: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY, Saeed Ullah Jan, Muhammad Ashfaq, and Shaukat Ullah

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND TRAINING NEEDS OF COLLEGE LIBRARIANS IN KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA, Saeed Ullah Jan and Rahim Jan

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INFORMATION NEEDS AND SEEKING BEHAVIOR OF DISTANCE AND REGULAR UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS OF KHYBER PAKHTUNKHWA-PAKISTAN, Saeed Ullah Jan and Ihsan Ullah Khan

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Use of Open-Source Software and Cloud Computing Technology for Imparting Training, Francis Jayakanth Dr, Ananda T. Byrappa Dr, and Pawan Kumar Singh Mr

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A Study on Public Library Employee Resilience at Workplace with special reference to the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, Lavanya Jegatheesparan and G.D.M.N. Samaradiwakara

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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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Strategic Planning of Electronic Resource Management: A study of a Smt. Hansa Mehta library of MSU, Baroda., Sangeeta Kamble and Mayank Trivedi Dr

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Factors affecting Knowledge Production, Diffusion and Utilisation at the University of Zambia School of Medicine, Christine Wamunyima Kanyengo Ms and Gretchen J. Smith Dr

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Challenges to Developing Institutional Repositories and Electronic Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Hundron kingdom Kari CLN and Sotonye Orji

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Methods for Implementing Knowledge Management in the Select University Libraries of North India., Baljinder kaur and Pankaj Kumar

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Students’ perceptions toward the usability and usefulness of the digital libraries: A Case Study of Women University in District Peshawar., Parveen Khan and sana tabassum

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Perceptions of Research Students about Information Resources of Digital Library and Difficulties faced during usage, Shakeel Ahmad Khan Dr. and Muhammad Asif PhD Scolar

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METACOGNITIVE SELF-CONSCIOUSNESS ABOUT USING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR ACADEMIC WRITINGS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMICS, Dr. AZMAT FAROOQ AHMAD KHURRAM and Dr. GHULAM SHABBIR

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A citation analysis of scholarly communications of Universities in Karnataka, Kodandarama . and Chandrashekara M

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Perceived Impact of Contemporary Library technology on Academic Performance of Distance Education Undergraduates of Universities in Nigeria, Lucynda Uzoamaka Koledoye Ph.D and Justina Ngozi Igwe Ph.D

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Availability of ICT Facilities and Utilization for Research Output in Ghanaian Academic Libraries: The Case of University for Development Studies Library Systems, Banleman Banleman Konlan Mr

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Impact of covid 19 on Libraries: a selective review of literature, archana Ramkumar kori Ms. and Ajay Baban More Mr

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INFORMATION LITERACY COMPETENCY OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS: A CASE STUDY OF VIJAYAPURA DISTRICT, Deepa 7892186627 Kulkarni Dr and Ramesha BB Prof

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Evaluation of Library Services and Facilities by the Students of BLDE (DU) during the Pandemic COVID-19: A Study, Prasanna Kumara BM and Shivakumar Acharya

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The COVID-19 pandemic led to the Redesign of Library Resources and Services: Turning Crisis into an Opportunity, Dr. Rajender Kumar

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USABILITY OF E-RESOURCES AMONG LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE STUDENTS IN PATNA, BIHAR: A STUDY, Deepika Kumari, SATAKSHI PANDEY, and Ranjeet Kumar Choudhary Prof.

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ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN INDIAN MULTI-LINGUAL AND MULTI SCRIPTS BIBLIOGRAPHIC RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS, Shivpal Singh Kushwah Dr. and Ritu Singh Dr.

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CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR SMART E-LIBRARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IBRAHIM BABANGIDA LIBRARY, MODIBBO ADAMA UNIVERSITY YOLA, NIGERIA, Moses Kussey; Malgwi, Y. M. Dr.; and Dauda Joshua Dr.