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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The tracking of paper usage data versus citation counts for Library Philosophy and Practice, Rumiye Arslan, Keziban Orbay, and Metin Orbay

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Business Information Needs of Culinary Entrepreneurs in Wonopringgo Village, Pekalongan, Central Java, Azra Arumaisha and Taufik Asmiyanto

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SOCIAL INCLUSION LIBRARY PROMOTION STRATEGY THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA, Andi Asari, Djoko Saryono, Nora Lina Mohd Hussain, and Robby Asyari

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Designing a model to measure information intelligence based on the Indices and measures, Asefeh Asemi, Vahid Aghakishizadeh, Ahmad Shabani, Adeleh Asemi, and Andrea Ko

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Electronic Information Resources Use, Quality Reference Service Delivery And Academic Performance Of Final Year Students In Colleges Of Education In Lagos State, Nigeria, Bolanle Badirat Ashiru, Adegbore Muritala, Olalekan Abiola Awujoola, and Oyinola Oluwaseun Bayowa

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Online Information Searching Techniques: An Investigation from Library Science Professionals, MUHAMMAD ASIF and Shakeel Ahmad Khan

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Adopting Green Practices: Challenges for University Libraries of Pakistan, Muhammad Asim and Pervaiz Ahmad Prof. Dr.

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Adoption of Green Practices in University Libraries of Pakistan: A Qualitative Study, Muhammad Asim and Pervaiz Ahmad Prof. Dr.

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Community Libraries in the Capital of Pakistan: current status, issues, and perspectives, Muhammad Asim, Dr. Amjid Khan, and Sheikh Muhammad Arshad

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LIBRARY RESOURCES ACCESSIBILITY AND ICT ADEPTNESS: CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OTUOKE LIBRARY., Luqman Ayanlola Atanda and Cecilia Oyebola Olafimihan

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ISSN Registration Services in Indonesia: Problems and Solutions, Dwi Ridho Aulianto

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Understanding the Usage of Anti-Plagiarism Software: Lessons from Malaysian Communities, Shipra Awasthi, Muhamad Ikhwan Mohd Zain, and Shiva Kanaujia Sukula

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Bibliometric Analysis On Human Resource Management In The Library Based On SCOPUS Platform From 1969-2021, Lallawm awmi, Lalngai zuali, and Lalduh zuali

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Job Satisfaction and Work Motivation as Correlates of Career Commitment of Librarians in Universities in South-west, Nigeria, Olubunmi Olawumi Awoyemi Dr.

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Control Mechanism And Punishment Strategies As Correlates Of Deviant Behaviour Reduction Among Undergraduates In Public University Libraries In South-West, Nigeria, Olalekan Abiola awujoola and oyinola Oluwaseun Bayowa

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Implementation of Virtual Library in Nigeria: Issues and Way Forward, Daniel Samuel Ayele Mr.

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Students’ Perspective on Effectiveness of Electronic Resources and Conventional Textbook Materials in Promoting Learning in Isa Mustapha Agwai I Polytechnic (IMAP), Lafia., Daniel Samuel Ayele (CLN)

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Creating Community of Young Readers during Covid-19 Lockdown: A Comprehensive Study of a Digital Reading Platform: Storyweaver, Shaveta Azad and Rupak Chakravarty Prof.

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Connecting the Dots: Relation Mapping using Literature Connector and Network Visualization, Shaveta Azad, Priyanka ., Atasi Sinhababu, and Rupak Chakravarty

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Challenges Faced by Library Professionals Regarding Adoption and Uses of KOHA: A Study of Dr.Mahmud Husain Library University of Karachi, Pakistan, Kulsoom Azhar and Rafat Parveen Siddiqui

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Challenges Faced by Library Professionals Regarding Adoption and Uses of KOHA: A Study of Dr. Mahmud Husain Library University of Karachi, Pakistan, Kulsoom Azhar and Rafat Parveen Siddiqui

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The Relevance of the Five New Laws of Librarianship to the Development of Mosque Libraries in Indonesia, Ahmad Amir Aziz

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Extent of Involvement of Planning and Coordination Practices For Conflict Management in College Of Education Libraries in South-East and South-South Nigeria, Chioma Azubuike,

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Use of Electronic Resources in Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools in Enugu State during COVID 19 Era: How Effective?, Elizabeth Titilope Babarinde, David Abobi Agbo, and Victoria Olayemi Fagbemi

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Correlations between Work Environment, Affective, Normative, and Continuance Commitments of Library Personnel in Public University Libraries in South-West Nigeria, Ogunbanjo Babatunde, Solomon Olusegun Awonus, and Ifedamola Olaniy

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ICT Competence and Attitude among Faculty members related Review of Literature from the period 2012-2021, M M. Bachalapur Dr. and Manjunatha S

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Investigating perceived digital literacy skills of master students: A case study at the University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Fahimeh Baghernejad-Javid and Saeideh Valizadeh-Haghi

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Digital Literacy and Increased Utilization of Higher Education E-Learning in Indonesia : A Literature Review, Heri Cahyo bagus, Ilham M, Merlin Apriliyanti, and Muhammad Yazid

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Status of Customer Relationship Management Activities in University Libraries of Pakistan, Mir Bahader

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Library Leaders’ Attitude towards User Care in University Libraries of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad, Mir Bahader, Muhammad Asif Naveed, Rahim Jan, Tahir Jan, and Muhammad Hussain

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INFLUENCE OF ICT USE ON SMEs PERFORMANCE IN NORTH-CENTRAL GEO-POLITICAL ZONE NIGERIA, Olatunji Azeez Bakare Mr., Ezinwanyi Madukoma PhD, and Musa Yila Umar Mr

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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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Role of Academic Libraries in the age of MOOCs in India, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala subramanian and Divina Rosiline D’silva Divina

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Influence of Public Library on Human Development concerning Tirunelveli District, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala subramanian and P Shahnaz Shahnaz

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Preferred Strategies and Use of Electronic Information Resources among the Academic Community: A Case Study, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala subramanian and Jegan M. S Jegan

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Job Satisfaction among the Library Professionals of Engineering Colleges in South Tamil Nadu, Dr.P.Balasubramanian Subramanian Bala subramanian and P Viji Viji

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Usage of Electronic Resources by the Faculty Members of Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore: A Study, Jeyapragash Balasubramani, Muthuraj Anbalagan, and Prabhu R

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Assessment of Information Literacy and Fake News Identification of Benguet State University Freshmen: Implications for Library Literacy Program, Daniel Jr Balbin

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Social Media Mediated Library Services during Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Lockdown: A Case of University of Zambia Library, Boniface Banda Mr. and Pailet Chewe Mr.

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COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR E-RESOURCES, Santana Baruah and Dr. Anupam Chanda

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CUSTODIAN OF THE JEWISH HISTORY & HERITAGE: AN ACCOUNT OF NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL, Qurat ul Ain ul Ain Bashir Dr

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INFORMATION LITERACY AND ICT SKILLS OF LIBRARY STAFF IN SOME SELECTED FEDERAL POLYTECHNICS IN NIGERIA, LATEEF Alhaji BELLO

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Self-Concept as a Predictor of Librarians' Commitment in University Libraries in Southern Nigeria., Ezeudu Benedicta

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Revolutionary changes in librarianship and the need for strategic planning for sustainable transformation of academic libraries, Oyemike Victor BENSON, Ph.D; Obiageli F. MBAJIORGU; BLESSING N. EMUCHAY; and Uju Rosemary EWEAMA

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USE OF ONLINE DATABASES BY NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS OF GHANA ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, GHANA: A REVIEW, Albert Paa Kojo Ebi Bilson Mr., Andy Tandoh Mr., and Christabel Torshie Torto Ms.

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Use of Social Media Platforms for Dissemination of Information and Creating Awareness about Library Resources and Services among Students in Lagos State University, Nigeria, Mausi A. Bokoh Mr., Morenikeji M. Bello Miss, and Adeola A. Idowu Miss

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Exploring Copyright Compliance in Self-Archiving of Scholarly Works: Nigerian Librarians’ Perspectives, Iskil Arisekola Bolaji Mr.

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Assessment of awareness of Farmers on agricultural information services in Mara Region, Tanzania, Evance Mulashani Bonephace, Xuewen Gui, and Peter John Makawia

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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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Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Library and Information Science Graduates: A Qualitative Study, Kiran Butt and Pervaiz Ahmad Prof. Dr.

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The Journey of Digital Library Establishment in Pakistan: A Systematic Literature Review, Kiran Butt, Amjid Khan, and Pervaiz Ahmad

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Veterinary Medicine Students' Use of Library Resources and Access to Scientific Papers, Noel W. Cabfilan

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A Study on UGC-CARE Journals of Library and Information Science, Partha Chattopadhyay Librarian and Bikash Kumar Halder Librarian

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Contribution of Information Professionals in Combating Misinformation Surrounding the Current Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and Beyond, Pailet Chewe, Eness M.M. Chitumbo Mrs., and Silumesi Kabilwa Mr.

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Library Support Services at the University of Zambia amid the Covid-19 Pandemic: A SWOT Matrix, Pailet Chewe, Zachary Zulu Mr., Mercy M. Wamunyima Mrs., Given M. Kuntumoya Ms, Celine M. Mwafulilwa Mrs., Sarah T. Gwayi Mrs., Fabian Kakana Mr., Eness M.M. Chitumbo Mrs., Gelvazio Sakala Mr., Christine W. Kanyengo Ms, Judith Banda Mrs, and Francina N.S. Makondo Mrs.

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Digital fatigue: are librarians at universities in Zimbabwe spared?, Blessing Chiparausha

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Influence of Information Literacy Skills on Infopreneurship Intentions of Library and Information Science Undergraduates in Public Universities in South-West, Nigeria, Helen Osebequen Chris-Israel, Uloma Doris Onuoha, and Beatrice Yemisi Ojokuku

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UTILIZATION OF OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN THE SOUTH-SOUTH NIGERIA, Chukwuemeka Chukwueke

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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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TOWARDS EFFECTIVE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS IN NIGERIA: THE ACADEMIC LIBRARY PERSPECTIVE., Scholastica A.J. Chukwu Rev Sr Dr., Nkeiru A. Emezie Dr, Ifeoma S. Njoku Dr., and Rosemary Abanum

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Electronic Information Resources Use and Research Productivity of Lecturers in Private Universities in Oyo State, Oladeji Daniel Olufemi Mr and Adeyeye Sophia V. PhD

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Reading habits of students from secondary and higher secondary schools in Patrasayer block of Bankura district, West Bengal, India, Mithun Das and Rajesh Das

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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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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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Usage of Library Collections and Services by First Year Medical Undergraduates : A Case Study at University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka, harshani Dissanayake

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Providing Information Resources to Remote Clients During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Perspective of the Distance Education Academic Libraries, Tinyiko Vivian Dube

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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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E-Resources Remote Access Tools: A Comparative Analysis, Duragappa . and Chandrashekara M

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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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INFORMATION NEEDS AND SEEKING BEHAVIOUR OF ILLEGAL OIL BUNKERS IN IMIRINGI TOWN OF BAYELSA STATE, NIGERIA, Tangkat Yusuf Dushu 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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IMPACT OF RESOURCE DISCOVERY & TECHNOLOGY ON SATISFACTION LEVEL OF USERS IN LIBRARIES, Utkarsh Dwiwedi and DR. RAJANI MISHRA

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Information Literacy Skills and Use of Electronic Information Resources (EIRs) By Undergraduates in Federal University Otuoke, Bayelsa State, Nigeria, Raphael Ebiefung and Catherine Okafor

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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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INFORMATION ACCESS TOOLS AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES BY MEDICAL STUDENTS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSTIES SOUTH – SOUTH, NIGERIA., Affiong Effiong and Abimbola Aagboke

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INFORMATION ACCESS TOOLS AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION RESOURCES BY MEDICAL STUDENTS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSTIES SOUTH – SOUTH, NIGERIA., Affiong E. Effiong and Abimbola L. Agboke

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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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Public Library Services on the Promotion of Literacy Level of Users in Kenneth Dike E-Central Library, Awka, UGOCHI IRUOMA EGWUONWU, OBIOMA LOVETH OBIEKWE, and EVELYN NKIRUKA EKPEHA

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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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Cloud Computing Application for accessing E-resources by University Librarians: Case Study of University Librarians in Niger Delta Region., Vincent Osamuyimen Ekhaguosa; Gladys Otasowie Otote; Mary Irughe; Efosa Egharevba; and Blessings Amina AKPORHONOR,

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INFLUENCE OF THE USE OF LIBRARY RESOURCES AND SERVICES ON POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS RESEARCH IN TWO NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, EFFIOWAN ELIZABETH EKONG Mrs and KUBURAT OLAYINKA OGUNODE Mrs

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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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Information Needs and Information Seeking Behaviour Of Lecturers In Edo State College Of Nursing Sciences (Edocns), Peace osemudiamen Eromosele CLN, Progress Erikume CLN, and Jemilah Odufua Muhammed

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Librarians’ Attitude Towards Information resource sharing In Federal University Libraries in North Central, Nigeria, Peace Osemudiamen Eromosele CLN and Jeremiah Emeka UGWULEBO CLN

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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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Leadership and Innovative Behaviour in the Twenty First Century Academic Library, Ugwunwa Esse

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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