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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Survival strategies employed by state university libraries in Zimbabwe in the face of limited funding, Edwin T. Madziwo and Josiline Phiri Chigwada

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The Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic and Agricultural Knowledge Sharing for Small Scale Farmers in Katsina State, ABUBAKAR MAGAJI

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Recent Trends in Digital Library Publications: A Scientometric Analysis, Rajashekhar Mahadevagouda and Pavithrabai M. S

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PERCEPTION OF ICT SKILL AND OPINION AMONG THE COLLEGE LIBRARIANS IN ASSAM DURING THE PRE-COVID PERIODS: A STUDY, Dr. Prafulla Kumar Mahanta

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STUDENT REGISTRATION ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT MALANG STATE UNIVERSITY, Iffa Maisyaroh, Andi Asari, and Nurchasanah Nurchasanah

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A Content Analysis of Websites of Indian Medical Research Institutions in respect to Library Services in COVID-19 Pandemic Situation, Subhas Chandra Majhi

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The Education and Curriculum Structure of Library and Information Science Department of Gujarat State Universities: A Survey, jignesh makwana

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Management Practices Adopted by Administrators of Children Library Section of College of Education for Enhancing Information and Communication Technology: Implication for Policy and E-Counselling, Ifeyinwa F. Manafa PhD, Chinedu Ifedi Okeke PhD, Moses Onyemaechi Ede PhD, and Amanda U. Ugwoezuonu PhD

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Integration of Linked Open Data Authorities with OpenRefine : A Methodology for Libraries, Sukumar Mandal

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The Impact of Public Library services on the People of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India, Dr P.Bala subra manian P and Pool Pandian Pool K

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Techno-Stress Incidence of Occupational Stress on Job Productivity of Academic Librarians in Three Selected Federal Universities in Southwest Nigeria, ilori Edeole maria Mrs, Imam Abayomi Dr., Shittu A. Rukayat Mrs, Oluwafemi V. Segun Mr., and Adeyemi R. Oluwafemi MR

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Awareness and satisfaction of research scholars using library resources and services in academic libraries, Seyedhadi Marjaei Dr., Fahimeh Ahmadianyazdi Dr., and M Chandrashekara Prof.

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SOCIAL NETWORKING: INSTRUMENT FOR PROMOTING LIBRARY SERVICES TO UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA NSUKKA., ASOGWA AMUCHE MARYROSE and ONYEKE EMMANUEL ONYEKE

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Catching Up with Innovation and Trends in University Library Services in Nigeria: an Analytical Study of University Library Websites in Nigeria, francisca chinyeaka mbagwu Dr.

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Staffing and Supervision as Predictors of Students’ Satisfaction with Library Services in Public Secondary Schools in Imo State., Ijeoma Ferdy Mbagwu Ph.D

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Management Functions as Correlates of Students’ Satisfaction with Library Services in Public Secondary Schools in Imo State., Ijeoma Ferdy Mbagwu Ph.D and Adaora Joy Udo-Anyanwu Ph.D

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The role of library and information professionals in the provision of financial literacy in developing countries, OBIAGELI F. MBAJIORGU, Oyemike Victor BENSON Ph.D, and Emmanuel Ezechi ONWUZURUIKE

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STAFF MOTIVATION AND EFFECTIVE LIBRARY SERVICE DELIVERY IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OWERRI AND MICHAEL OPARA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, UMUDIKE, Faustinus U. McAlbert, Ada Uchenna Tony-Okereke Dr, and Ikechukwu Nwaonu

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Information Seeking Behavior in Digital Environment: A study of Post Graduate and PhD Students of Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology, Bhubaneswar, Debraj Meher Dr, Mukesh Behera, and Monisha Mishra

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Information Literacy Programs and the Public Library: Users’ Views on Information Literacy, shahid mehmood and Rais Ahmed Samdani

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

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Security Problems of Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Angelyna Mindapa

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Critical Evaluation of Blake And Mouton’s Managerial Grid and Its Application To Baze University Library, Angelyna Kimu Mindapa

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Study on Information Needs and Seeking Behavior of the Health Science Researchers in an Indian Tertiary Health Care Institution, Manoj Mishra "Dr.", Rabindra Kumar Mahapatra, and Rasmita Patra

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Usage of e-resources by the Users of the Agricultural University Libraries in India, Monisha Mishra and Dr. Krushna Chandra Panda

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Preparedness for Open Science through Research Data Management at the University of Zambia in COVID-19 and Post-COVID Eras, Abel C.M. M’kulama, Mr.; ZACHARY Zulu Mr.; Pailet Chewe Mr.; and Thabiso M. Mwiinga Ms.

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Web Information Seeking Behaviour of Undergraduate Students of Library and Information Studies at the University of Zululand, Khulekani Maxwell Mnguni and Matsobane D. Kekana

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The Relationship between School Resource Center Roles and Student Civilization in Digital Age, Shamila Mohamed Shuhidan, Norizan Anwar, Mayasari Abdul Majid, Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan, Azma Asnawishah Abd Hakim, and Tamara Adriani Salim

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AN ASSESSMENT OF USER SATISFACTIONS WITH LIBRARY RESOURCES AT OBAFEMI AWOLOWO UNIVERSITY OAU, NIGERIA, Lawal Mohammed Tukur and Mr Nafi’u Maharazu

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EMERGING ROLE OF LIBRARIANS ON INFORMATION PROVISIONS, SERVICES AND FACILITIES IN THE AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Lawal Mohammed Tukur and Mr Nafi’u Maharazu

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A COMPARATIVE RESEARCH ON USAGE OF INFORMATION TOOLS IN THE FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES BY ACADEMIC STAFFS OF BAYERO UNIVERSITY, KANO AND UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY WUDIL, KANO, Lawal Mohammed Tukur and Mr Murtala Musa

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Inclusion in the Library: a case study of accessibility in the Central Institutes in the North Eastern Region of India, Esther Moirangthem and Bobby Phuritsabam

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ICT SELF-EFFICIENCY SKILLS OF LIBRARY STAFF IN SELECTED PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN SOUTHWEST NIGERIA, Olabisi Moruwawon and Shailendra Kumar Dr

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21st Century Education: Information Resources Availability and Information Service Delivery in Nigerian College Libraries Towards National Development, Olayode Motunrayo Mrs., David O. Okhakhu Mr., and David Ogbe Agbenu Mr.

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Students’ Perceptions of Information Literacy at two South African Universities, Mathew Moyo and Ezra Ondari Okemwa Prof

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Knowledge Management Model for Library in Indonesia (Study Case : Sunan Ampel State Islamic University of Surabaya), Ilham M.Said and Merlin Apriliyanti

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Contents and Interactivity of Academic Library Portals in India, Soorya M, Mohamed Haneefa K, and Shivani K.T.

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Web OPAC Services and Users’ Expectations with Web OPACs of Public and Private Sector University Libraries in Pakistan, Shahzeb Mugheri PhD Scholar, Muhammad Yaseen Khan PhD Scolar, and Muhammad Asif PhD Scholar

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Comparative Study of Users’ Satisfaction with Web OPACs of Public and Private Sector University Libraries in Lahore, Pakistan, Shahzeb Mugheri, Liaquat Ali Rahoo, and Muhammad Asif

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Web OPAC services and barriers users’ face while searching information in public and private sector university libraries in Pakistan, Shahzeb Mugheri, Liaquat Ali Rahoo, Muhammad Asif, and Zahid Hussain Sahito

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The Utilization of Electronic Journal: Analysis of The Source of References for Thesis Writing by Students of Early Childhood Teacher Education Department, Amirul Mukminin, Edi Waluyo, Diana Diana, Akaat Hasjiandito, and Imam Shofwan

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Assistive Technologies used in Canadian University Libraries for the Visually Impaired, Ramina Mukundan and Nikesh Narayanan

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Library Services and Linked Data at Makerere University: Prospects of a Research-Led University, Onan Mulumba

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DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH: PROTOTYPING IN WEB OPAC FOR INDONESIAN CHILDREN, Rifa Nadila, Riche Cynthia Johan, and Gema Rullyana

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It Is Time to Break The Boundaries: Profiling Practices and Perceptions on Marketing in Special Libraries in Sri Lanka., K. A. Vishaka Narmada, Assistant Librarian and W.R.W.M.A.U. Weerakoon, Senior Assistant Librarian

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Open Educational Resources (OER) initiatives: Global and Indian Quo Vadis, Phulasmita Nath

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Relationship between Awareness and Use of Digital Information Resources among University Students of Southern Punjab, Rab Nawaz:, Salman Bin Naeem, and Muhammad Ramzan

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Design and Development of a Public Health Information Service Model for Rural Inhabitants of Balasore District of Odisha, Chittaranjan Nayak Research Scholar (Ph.D) and Dr. Arun Kumar Chakraborty Librarian

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IMPACT OF LIBRARY CONSORTIA ON RESOURCE SHARING IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES: EVIDENCE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI LIBRARY, EUGENE NCHE CHE, Dorothy Njiraine Dr., and Elisha O. Makori Dr.

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The conceptualisation of the Provisioning of Assistive Resources for Patrons with Visual Impairment within Academic Libraries in Zimbabwe, Mthokozisi Masumbika Ncube, Chipo Mutongi, and Mercy Kurebwa

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Evaluating Institutional Repositories’ (IR) capabilities for long-term preservation with a focus on content, file format and metadata practices in selected public university libraries in Kenya, Hellen M. Ndegwa, Emily Bosire Dr., and Damaris Odero Dr.

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Factors influencing library use by students with disabilities in Zimbabwe: The case of United College of Education (UCE), Makhosazana Ndiweni, Takawira Machimbidza, and Stephen Mutula

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Contribution of Annals of Library and Information Studies in SCOPUS database (2011-2021): An analysis Bibliomatrice study, Dheeraj Singh Negi

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Implementation and Design of E-Library System using QR code and Smart Mobile Phone, Dheeraj Singh Negi

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Indian Research Information Network System (IRINS): Analysis of University of Delhi Faculty Profiles in IRINS, Dheeraj Singh Negi

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Mapping of Authorship and collaboration pattern of IFLA journal during 2015-2019: Scientometrics study, Dheeraj Singh Negi

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UNIVERSITY STUDENTS UTILIZATION OF ACADEMIC LIBRARY: A CASE STUDY OF JOSEPH AYO BABALOLA UNIVERSITY IKEJI-ARAKEJI, OSUN STATE NIGERIA, Franca Ngeme Mrs, Grace Ajewole Mrs, and Samson Adesina Akinola

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UNDERSTANDING COVID-19 RELATED HEALTH LITERACY SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES AMONG THE WORKING LIS PROFESSIONALS IN DR. ZAKIR HUSAIN CENTRAL LIBRARY, JAMIA MILLIA ISLAMIA: A STUDY, Ms. Nisha MN and Manir Uddin Ansari MUA

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High Performance Work Systems and Job Performance: The Influence of Professional Mentoring a Case of University Libraries in Nigeria, Ifeoma Stella Njoku PhD and Ifeoma Stella Njoku

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Maturity Analysis of the Information Governance Model Matrix in the Correspondence and Archives Department of the Batam Indonesia Free-Zone Authority, Rayhan Musa Novian and Azman Mat Isa

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Knowledge Sharing on Record Management at Record Centre of Batam Indonesia Free-Zone Authority, Rayhan Musa Musa Novian, Riche Cynthia Johan, and Linda Setiawati

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A SURVEY ON READING HABIT OF LAW STUDENTS IN TAMIL NADU DURING COVID-19: A CASE STUDY, SURESH N and S Thanuskodi

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Performance of the Website of the Postgraduate College of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Williams Nwagwu, Williams Ezinwa Nwagwu PhD, and Ayo Habeeb

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Management of School Libraries and Utilization of Library Resources by Secondary School Students in Rivers State, Felix Ahamefula Nwankwo Ph.D CLN; Pearl Chidimma Akanwa Prof. CLN; and Ogechi Nkechinyere Okorie Ph.D, CLN

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ICT AS A TOOL FOR ENHANCING LITERACY FOR LIVELIHOOD IN THE COMMUNITIES OF IMO STATE, NIGERIA, Godwin Nwogu

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Organizational Climate and its Implication on Engagement of Staff: A Library Perspective, Ngozi Ogechukwu Nwogwugwu, Ngozi Uzodike, and Chike Nwosu

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Educational Information Need of Undergraduate Music Students, Edith Nwakaego Nwokenna, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, Blessing Chisom Umeano, Frances Jumoke Oloidi, and Uche Calista Vita-Agundu

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Relevance of Digital Libraries in the Promotion of Security Through Community Policing Strategies in Rivers State, Nigeria, Adaobi Nwoye, Judith Ugwueke, Chinyere Anigbogu, and Christian Olori

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Measures to Improve Information Services Provision in Selected Public University Libraries in Western Kenya., Irene Nyakweba, Joyce Muwanguzi Bukirwa, and Elisam Magara

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ATTITUDE OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE STUDENTS TOWARDS ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES IN SELECTED UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN RIVERS STATE, Chidaka Okachukwu Nyemezu Dr

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ATTITUDE OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE STUDENTS TOWARDS ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES IN SELECTED UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN RIVERS STATE, Chidaka Okachukwu Nyemezu Dr.

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ATTITUDE OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE STUDENTS TOWARDS ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES IN SELECTED UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN RIVERS STATE, Chikada Okachukwu Nyemezu Dr

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Role of the Internet in Narrowing the Digital Divide between the Members of the Jordanian Society during the Coronavirus Crisis, Othman Obeidat and Othman Obeidat

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Need-Achievement And Career Preference Of In-School Adolescents In Anambra State, Nigeria: The Need To Reposition School Librarian/Library Roles, Chizoba L. Obikwelu, Augustina Obioma Ede, Olileanya Iyke Iheakaghchi, and Victoria Yemi Fagbemi

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LIBRARY RESOURCES UTILIZATION BY LECTURERS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY, Abigail Chikaodinaka Obodo PhD, Justina Nneka Eze PhD, and Mercy Ifunanya Ani PhD

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Accessibility and Usage of School Library Materials and Facilities by Social Studies Teachers in Sapele Metropolis, Sunday Obro

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Occupational Variables as Correlates of the Turnover Intentions Among Library Personnel in Private University Libraries in South-South, Nigeria., Rosemary Anwuli Odiachi Dr.

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Library information needs of Parents of Children who are Career Workers in Academic Libraries: Implication for Policy and Practice, Richard Sunday Odo Mr, Moses Onyemaechi Ede Dr., and Chinedu Ifedi Okeke Professor

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Investigating Postgraduate Students of Olabisi Onabanjo University's Use of Electronic Information Resources UsingTechnology Acceptance Model., Abiodun O. Odunewu, Wuraola Janet Oyedipe, and Siddiqah O. Oyedokun

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USAGE OF ELECTRONIC ACADEMIC DATABASE RESOURCES AMONG LECTURERS AND POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN WESTERN DELTA UNIVERSITIES, OGHARA, DELTA STATE, NIGERIA, DR. IVWIGHREGHWETA (CLN) OGHENETEGA and SAADATU EIREYI-FIDELIS

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READING HABITS OF UNDERGRADUATES IN UNIVERSITIES IN DELTA STATE, NIGERIA, DR. IVWIGHREGHWETA (CLN) OGHENETEGA and DR. EKHORUTOMWEN MARIA-GORRETTI

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INFORMATION LITERACY SKILLS VIS- A-VIS INFORMATION UTILIZATION OF STUDENTS OF POLYTECHNICS IN SOUTH EAST NIGERIA, Ndu Maria Ogonna Mrs, Ifeyinwa Blessing Okoye Dr, and Agbagha Mercy Mma Miss

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Enhancing Learners Participation in the use of Libraries through Digital Literacy in Rivers State, Nigeria, Bala Ogu, Gloria Olori, Stella Nwizu, and Christian Olori

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

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Utilization of Information and Communication Technology in Public Library Operations in Rivers State, Nigeria, Kolawole Ogunbodede and Ibisiki Bobmanuel Mr.

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Information and Communication Technology Applications and use in Medical Records and Information Management in Selected Hospitals in Ijebu Ode Local Government Area, Ogun State., Aderonke Ogungbade CLN and oluwatobi Abdul Mr

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INFORMATION SEEKING BEHAVIOUR AND USE BY RESEARCHERS OF ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF COLLEGE OF NIGERIA (ASCON), Kuburat Olayinka Ogunode Mrs, Abdulateef Babatunde Oshinaike Dr, and Susanah Oluyinka Tomomowo-Ayodele Mrs

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COVID-19 AND EDUCATION: EFFECTS OF INTEGRATING MOBILE DEVICES WITH UNDERGRADUATE LEARNING PROCESS, Moyosade Omolade Oguntuase and Oluwabunmi Dorcas Bakare

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION IN LIS FOR JOB CREATION, SELF RELIANCE AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Ogwo Okechukwu Kalu

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Information And Communication Technology (ICT) Competence And Job Performance Of Librarians In Universities In Abia State., Emmanuel Kelechi Okehie Lieutenant, Genevive Chigekwu Nnadieto, Doris Chinyere Obiano Dr, and Ndu Maria Ogonna

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

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Enhancing Leaners’ Motivation and Academic Achievement in Basic Science Using Printed Library Resources, Emmanuel C. Okenyi Ph.D, Christian S. Ugwuanyi Ph.D, Victor S. Ezema Ph.D, and Anthonia N. Ngwoke Ph.D

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FACTORS AFFECTING LIBRARIANS’ USE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICTs) IN FEDERAL COLLEGES OF EDUCATION, SOUTHWESTERN NIGERIA, Oluchi Okere

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UTILIZATION OF LIBRARY RESOURCES AND SERVICES BY ACADEMIC STAFF OF FEDERAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION (SPECIAL), OYO, OYO STATE, NIGERIA, Oluchi Okere

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Attitude of Faculty Members Towards Open Access Institutional Repositories in Public Universities in North East, Nigeria, Chinyere A. Okezie Dr and Israel Habibu Idris Dr

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Digital Libraries in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, foluke okocha

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Evaluation of Web Information Sources for Academic Purposes by Undergraduate Students in a Developing country, foluke okocha

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The Role of Academic Libraries in Promoting Clientele Centered Services, Flora Ifeoma Okogwu

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The Role of University Libraries in Accreditation of Academic Programmes: Challenges and Prospects, Flora Ifeoma Okogwu and Juliana Obiageri Akidi

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Users Perception of the role of Academic Library in Private Universities in Delta State., Stanley Efe Okolo