Library Philosophy and Practice (LPP) (ISSN 1522-0222) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal that 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.

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2008

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Library and Information Support for New Partnership for Africa 's Development (NEPAD), Christopher Nkiko and Felicia O. Yusuf

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The Information Needs of Faculty Members in a Nigerian Private University: A Self-Study, Chuma Opara Nnadozie and Chizoba Doris Nnadozie

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The University Library, Information Provision, and Use by Policymakers in Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Nigeria, Abiodun O. Odunewu

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Availability and Accessibility of ICTs in the Rural Communities of Delta State, Nigeria, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo and Esoswo Francisca Ogbomo

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Importance of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Making a Heathy Information Society: A Case Study of Ethiope East Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria, Monday Obaidjevwe Ogbomo and Esoswo Francisca Ogbomo

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Student Characteristics and Use of Library Services in the University of Uyo, Anthonia E. Omehia, Boma B. Obi, and Henry Itohowo

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Faculty Opinion as Collection Evaluation Method: a Case Study of Redeemer's University Library, Osagie Oseghale

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Budgeting for Library Technical Services in an Electronic Age, Adetoun A. Oyelude and C.O. Ola

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Parallel Systems: The Coexistence of Subject Cataloging and Folksonomy, Elaine Peterson

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The Use of Information Sources and Services and Its Effect on the Research Output of Social Scientists in Nigerian Universities, S.O. Popoola

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Library Education in Bangladesh: Strengths, Problems, and Suggestions, A.I.M. Jakaria Rahman, Momena Khatun, and Dr. Mohammed Mezbah-ul-Islam

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Making E-Reference Books Findable, Mohan Ramaswamy, Tara Baillargeon, and Charlene N. Simser

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Minority Degree College Libraries in Andhra Pradesh: A Study with Special Reference to NAAC Standards, Syamalamba Rani

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Overlap in Web Search Results: A Study of Five Search Engines, Rafiq Ahmad Rather, Fayaz Ahmad Lone, and Gulam Jeelani Shah

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Marketing First Impressions: Academic Libraries Creating Partnerships and Connections at New Student Orientations, James G. Rhoades Jr. and Arianne Hartsell

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Hypertextual Library Manifesto Version 1.0, Riccardo Ridi

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Library Visits and Consultation: A Case Study of Universities in Northwestern India, Chetan Sharma

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Bridging the Information Divide among Engineering College Libraries in Tamil Nadu, India: A Network Design, S. Sivaraj, S. Mohammed Esmail, and M. Kanakaraj

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Information Needs and Information-Seeking Behavior of Arts and Humanities Teachers: A Survey of the University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, Muhammad Tahir, Khalid Mahmood, and Farzana Shafique

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Computer and Internet Use by Health Care Professionals in a Rural Medical College in India, Mayank Jasvantray Trivedi Dr and Anuradha Joshi

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The Significance of School Libraries in the Educational Development of Students: the Case of Novena University Staff School, Kwale, Delta State, Nigeria, Queenette Udoh-Ilomechine

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Availability and Accessibility of Information Sources and the Use of Library Services at Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Motivation and Productivity in the Library, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Faculty Use of a Cybercafé for Internet Access, Akobundu Dike Ugah and Victoria Okafor

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The Effect of Personal Characteristics on the Use of Information Sources by Social Science Researchers at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, C.I. Ugwu

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Globalization and National Information Policy in Nigeria, Augonus Nnamdi Uhegbu

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Implementing Universal Basic Education (UBE) through the Strategic Provision of School Library Services, Amanze Onyebochi Unagha

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Organization as a Management Variable: A Survey of Nigerian University Libraries in the South South Zone, Ima M.P. Usoro

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Growth and Development of Scholarly Literature: An Analysis of SCOPUS, Mehmood ul-Ajaz Wani and Sumeer Gul

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Development of Public Libraries in India, Zahid Ashraf Wani

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What Do Students Want? A Focus Group Study of Students at a Mid-Sized Public University, Michael A. Weber and Robert Flatley

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The State of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigerian University Libraries: The Experience of Ibrahim Babangida Library, Federal University of Technology, Yola, Benki S.H. Womboh and Tukur Abba

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Applying Game Theory in Libraries: Review and Preview, Ying Zhong and Aaron Hegde

2007

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Attitudes of Librarians in Selected Nigerian Universities toward the Use of ICT, Paul Adesola Adekunle, Rosnold Ogie Omoba, and Adeyinka Tella

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The Effect of Medical Libraries on Medical Education: Evidence from Osun State, Nigeria, Gboyega Adio, M. A. Akewukereke, and Samual Olukayode Ibitoy Ibitoye

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Student Expectations of Faculty in a Nigerian LIS School, Esharenana E. Adomi

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A Better Response Rate for Questionnaires: Attitudes of Librarians in Nigerian University Libraries, Esharenana E. Adomi, Blessing T. Ayo, and E. D. Nakpodia

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A Survey of the Organization of Resources of the Delta State University Library, Abraka, Daniel O. Akparobore

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The Management of Staff Records at Delta State University Library, Abraka, Nigeria, Blessing Amina Akporhonor and Enemute Basil Iwhiwhu

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Greek Primary School Teachers Dream of the Ideal School Library, Ioanna Arvaniti, Argyris Kyridis, and Konstantinos Dinas

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Faculty-Librarian Collaboration on Developing Reading Skills in Tertiary Institutions, Isabella Idomu Awale-Ale

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PROVISION OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SERVICES TO THE VISUALLY CHALLENGED STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON, Efua Mansa Ayiah Mrs

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Library Delivery 2.0: Delivering Library Materials in the Age of Netflix, Lori Bowen Ayre

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The Virtue of Reference, Wayne Bivens-Tatum

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The View from an Elder: Closing Essay, JoEllen Broome

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A Rough Measure of Copy Cataloging Productivity in the Academic Library, John Buschman and F. William Chickering

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UGC-Infonet: E-Journals Consortium and Indian Academics: The Right Initiative at the Right Time, Suresh Chauhan and Prem Chand

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Users' Perceptions of the Use of Academic Libraries and Online Facilities for Research Purposes in Nigeria, S. Chiemeke, O.B. Longe, S.S. Umar, and I.O. Shaib

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Bridging the LIS-Practitioner Gap: Some Frames for Research, Felix T. Chu

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You and Me and Google Makes Three: Welcoming Google into the Reference Interview, Jill Cirasella

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No Shhing: Giving Voice to the Silenced: An Essay in Support of Critical Information Literacy, John J. Doherty

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What ABOUT the book? Google-izing the Catalog with Tables of Contents, Angi Faiks, Amy Radermacher, and Amy Sheehan

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Using Google Analytics for Improving Library Website Content and Design: A Case Study, Wei Fang

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Information Literacy for Branch Campuses and Branch Libraries, James Hooks, Carl Rahkonen, Chris Clouser, Kelly Heider, and Rena Fowler

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Study Habits of Postgraduate Students in Selected Nigerian Universities, Stella E. Igun and Oghenevwogaga Benson Adogbeji

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Use of ICT in Libraries: An Empirical Study of Selected Libraries in Bangladesh, Md. Shariful Islam and Md. Nazmul Islam

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Standing Up for Open Source, Lee David Jaffe and Greg Careaga

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The Evolution of Instruction in Grant Writing and Research in the Libraries at the University of Utah, Peter L. Kraus

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“Have You Searched Google Yet?” Using Google as a Discovery Tool for Cataloging, Jennifer Lang

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Developing Students' Awareness of Plagiarism: Crisis and Opportunities, Amrita Madray

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A Survey of Digital Information Literacy of Faculty at Sambalpur University, Bulu Maharana and Champeswar Mishra

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Agricultural Knowledge Transfer in India: a Study of Prevailing Communication Channels, I. V. Malhan and Shivarama Rao

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Editorial: Our Professional Image, Steve McKinzie

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Pioneer Bachelor Degree: Citation Analysis of Covenant University Students' Research Projects, Christopher Nkiko and Niran Adetoro

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Google 'til They Goggle: Trawling Electronic Databases to Build Your Collection and Better Serve Your Client Base, Carol Ottolenghi

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Digg.com and Socially-Driven Authority, Steven Ovadia

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Library Mentoring and Management for Scholarship, Necia Parker-Gibson

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Nebraska's Library Depository Retrieval Facility, Debra Pearson and Nancy J. Busch

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Library Resource Sharing in the Early Age of Google, Beth Posner

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Research Authority in the Age of Google: Equilibrium Sought, Mariana Regalado

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Editorial: Shape Shifters: Librarians Evolve Yet Again in the Age of Google, Mariana Regalado and Jill Cirasella

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An Assessment of the Reference Collection and Services of Four Academic Libraries in Nigeria , Josiah Oghenero Ruteyan and Blessing Amina Akporhonor

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Door-in-the-face: Understandings of Scholarship for Academic Instruction Librarians, Shilpa Shanbhag

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Games for Teaching Information Literacy Skills, Felicia A. Smith

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No Longer the Sacred Cow – No Longer a Desk: Transforming Reference Service to Meet 21st Century User Needs, Gabriela Sonntag and Felicia Palsson

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Work Motivation, Job Satisfaction, and Organisational Commitment of Library Personnel in Academic and Research Libraries in Oyo State, Nigeria, Adeyinka Tella, C.O. Ayeni, and S.O. Popoola

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Skeptical Medical Reference: Helping Patrons Find Critical Resources for Consumer Health Issues, Samantha Hypatia Thompson and Ambrose A. Thompson

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Evaluation of the Practicum Trainee Librarians at Delta State University, Abraka, Nigeria, P.A. Tiemo and Andrew Ogheneruemu

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The Effect of Library Policies on Overdue Materials in University Libraries in the South-South Zone, Nigeria, Christina Ndedde Udoumoh and Clara Chinyere Okoro

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A SWOT Analysis of the University Library of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Library, Umudike, Nigeria, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Evaluating the Use of University Libraries in Nigeria: A Case Study of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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Obstacles to Information Access and Use in Developing Countries, Akobundu Dike Ugah

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The Role of Nigerian Primary School Libraries in Literacy and Lifelong Learning, Ima M.P. Usoro and Eboro E. Usanga

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Digital Library Initiatives at Higher Education and Research Institutions in India, N. Varatharajan and M. Chandrashekara

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Privacy Policy Assessment for the Livingston Lord Library at Minnesota State University Moorhead, Stacy Voeller

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Unclear on the Context: Refocusing on Information Literacy's Evaluative Component in the Age of Google, Genevieve Williams

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Libraries and the Balance of Liberty and Security, David E. Woolwine

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The Evaluation of a Diversity Program at an Academic Library, Zheng Ye (Lan) Yang and Brenda White

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Metadata: a New Word for an Old Concept, Amin Yousefi and Shima Yousefi

2006

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Managing the Library's Corporate Culture for Organizational Efficiency, Productivity, and Enhanced Service, Samuel Olu Adeyoyin

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The Impact of the Internet on Research: the Experience of Delta State University, Nigeria, Oghenevwogaga Benson Adogbeji and Oghenevwogaga David Toyo

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The Equilateral Triangle Paradigm: a Mathematical Interpretation of the Theory of Tertiary Sources on the World Wide Web, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Web-based Reference Projects: an Approach for Iranian LIS Departments, Dariush Alimohammadi

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Library Instruction: Past Lessons, Future Plans, Dariush Alimohammadi and Mahshid Sajjadi

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Technological Change, Universal Access, and the End of the Library, Wayne Bivens-Tatum

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On Not Revising The ALA Code of Ethics: an Alternate Proposal, John Buschman

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Philosophical Views about Digital Information and Relational Schemata, Markos Dendrinos

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For Charity or Profit? A Case Study of The Friends of Ferguson Library's Used Bookshop Program, Westerly A. Donohue

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Toward a Critical Ethnography of Librarian-Supported Collaborative Learning, Terrence W. Epperson

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Resource Sharing in the Digital Age: Prospects and Problems in African Universities, Felicia Etim

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Customizing and Using a Popular Online Information Literacy Tutorial: One Library’s Experience, Robert Flatley and William Jefferson

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From Library to Knowledge Center: Building a Website to Introduce a New Building to the Community, Araby Greene

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The Plane Tree Turns Fifty: a History of the Department of Librarianship at Ankara University, Oya Gürdal and Fatos Subasioglu

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Information Society: European Considerations in Economic and Cultural Contexts, George Adam Holland

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Human Capital for Nigerian Libraries in the 21st Century, Stella E. Igun

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Creating a Library Logo for an Academic Library, Jim Kapoun

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Tomorrow's Library: The Building, Online Access, and Classroom, Michael Kazanjian

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Internet Use by Researchers: a Study of Panjab University, Chandigarh, Preeti Mahajan

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Blazing the Trail in Poverty Alleviation among University Students in Nigeria: the Federal University of Technology, Yola, Baba L. Ndagana and S. A. Ogunrombi

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Effect of Cooperative, Competitive, and Individual Use of Self Instruction Method (SIM) on Learners' Achievement in Library Skills, Ebong Nyama Nkebem and Henry Itohowo

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The Challenges of Computerizing a University Library in Nigeria: The Case of Kashim Ibrahim Library, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Grace Nok

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Collection Development Policies: Ground Rules for Planning University Libraries, P. Olatunji Olaojo and M. A. Akewukereke

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The Pains and Gains of the Publication Requirement: a Survey of Librarians at Delta State University, Nigeria, J.E. Onohwakpor and P.A. Tiemo

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Proceedings of the 24th Annual Seminar/Workshop of the Nigerian Library Association, Cataloguing, Classification, and Indexing Section, Josiah Oghenero Ruteyan

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Information Needs and Use Pattern of Disadvantaged Communities: a Case Study, Mahendra Kumar Seth and Baman Parida

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Alternative Models of Knowledge Production: a Step Forward in Information Literacy as a Liberal Art, Shilpa Shanbhag

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Blogs as Tools for Online Information Sharing, Gurdev Singh and S.M. Shahid

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Information Access Post September 11: What Librarians Need to Know, Laura Taddeo

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The Impact of Self-Efficacy and Prior Computer Experience on the Creativity of New Librarians in Selected Universities Libraries in Southwest Nigeria, Adeyinka Tella and C. O. Ayeni

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Bicycle Access to Public Libraries: a Survey of Pennsylvania Public Libraries and Their Accessibility to Patrons Arriving Via Bicycle, Samantha Hypatia Thompson

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Health Science Libraries and the 21st Century, Mayank Trivedi

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Sources of Information on New Economic Partnership For African Development (NEPAD), Amanze O. Unagha and Henry I. Okon

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Experimenting with a Model Digital Library of ETDs for Indian Universities Using D-Space, J. K. Vijayakumar, TAV Murthy, and M. T. M. Khan

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What Do Faculty Want?: a Focus Group Study of Faculty at a Mid-sized Public University, Michael A. Weber and Robert Flatley

2005

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Unlocking the Door to Special Collections: Using the Web Combination, Terry Abraham

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Circulation in a Consortium, Lynn Baird

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Total Quality Management in the Academic Library, S. Siraj Nissa Begum

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Online Tutorials: Tips from the Literature, Cecile Bianco

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The Design of the Wilson’s Library Literature Online Tutorial, Cecile Bianco

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Mankind's Memory Managers: a New Paradigm of Library Science, Primoz Bizjak

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Using Sorted Lists for Error Checking, Robert L. Bolin

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Boyd Cycle Theory in the Context of Non-Cooperative Games: Implications for Libraries, Karl Bridges

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Thoughts on the Future of Library Computing: Implications of the Use of Handheld Computers for Library Service, Karl Bridges

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Characteristics of Successful Partnerships Between Libraries, Schools, and Community Agencies, Carol A Brown

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Case Study of the Round Mountain Public Library, Lisa Bryant

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Deterring Plagiarism: A New Role for Librarians, Margaret Burke

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On Libraries and the Public Sphere, John Buschman

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 1: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Retrospective Application of Subject Headings, Part 2: a Case Study at the Central Washington University Library, Daniel CannCasciato

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Hierarchical Gaps and Subject Authority Control Processing : an Assessment, Daniel CannCasciato and Mary Wise

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Social Aspects of Information, Felix T. Chu

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From the Physical Reality to the Virtual Reality in the Library Environment, Markos Dendrinos

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An Education in ©opyright Law: A Primer for Cyberspace, Robert N. Diotalevi

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Teaching Information Skills in the Information Age: the Need for Critical Thinking, John J. Doherty, Mary Anna Hansen, and Kathryn K. Kaya

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Empowering the Intentional Learner: A Critical Theory for Information Literacy Instruction, John J. Doherty and Kevin Ketchner

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Information Literacy and the McKinsey Model: The McKinsey Strategic Problem-Solving Model Adapted to Teach Information Literacy to Graduate Business Students, Christy A Donaldson

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Technology Infrastructure and Information Literacy, Eugene A. Engeldinger

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Placing Value on Information, Audrey Fenner

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The Future in Context: How Librarians Can Think Like Futurists, John Fenner and Audrey Fenner

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Making Your Library’s Website Accessible, Robert Flatley and Mark DeJong

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Diversity and Collection Development, Ellen D. Gilbert

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The High Tech and the Beautiful: Library Buildings, Digital Libraries, and the Future, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Confidentially Speaking: American Libraries and the USA PATRIOT Act, Ellen D. Gilbert

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Community Resources as Part of the School Library Collection, Jennifer Hammond

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Librarianship and the Philosophy of Information, Ken R. Herold

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Do You Really Want to Be a Forum?, Leonard Hitchcock

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Harnessing Information Technology for the 21st Century: Library Education in Nigeria, Ukoha O. Igwe

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Effective Communication and Smooth Administration of Academic Libraries in the 21st Century: a New Paradigm in Nigeria, Henry Itohowo

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The Electronic Library : An Indian Scenario, V. Franklin David Jebaraj and M Deivasigamani

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Library and Information Networks in India, V. Franklin David Jebaraj and Franklin Robert Devadoss

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Challenges for Library Professionals in India in the New Millennium, Joseph Jestin and B Parameswari

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Marketing of Information Products and Services for Libraries in India, Joseph Jestin and B Parameswari

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Environmental Impact: A Preliminary Citation Analysis of Local Faculty in a New Academic Program in Environmental and Human Health Applied to Collection Development in an Academic Library, Bill Johnson

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Assessing Library Instruction Assessment Activities, Jim Kapoun

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The Use of PowerPoint in the Library Classroom: an Experiment in Learning Outcomes, Jim Kapoun

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Concepts of Information Seeking and Their Presence in the Practical Library Literature, Kelly Patricia Kingrey

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Geo-referenced Digital Libraries: Experienced Problems of Purpose and Infrastructure, Ying Liu

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Nontraditional Students' Library Satisfaction, Jeff Luzius and Brian Webb

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Academic Libraries in India: a Present-Day Scenario, Preeti Mahajan

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Twenty-five Years of Collegial Management: The Dickinson College Model of Revolving Leadership and Holistic Librarianship, Steve McKinzie

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Integrating Philosophy and Practice in the Management of Collection Development, Paul Metz

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Cooperative Collection Management in the Consortial Environment: the VIVA Pilot Projects, Christopher Millson-Martula, Susanna Bartmann Pathak, and Carol Pfeiffer

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Vital Technical Services in Academic Libraries, Leopoldo M. Montoya

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Indian Innovative Ways Are More Than Digitization: Bhodhivanam, the Library's Forest Environment, John Neelankavil CMI

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Using Server Logfiles to Improve Website Design, Elaine Maytag Nowick

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A Model Search Engine Based on Cluster Analysis of User Search Terms, Elaine Maytag Nowick, Kent M. Eskridge, Daryl A. Travnicek, Xingchun Chen, and Jun Li

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The Role of Library Services in Adult Literacy Education, J.E. Onohwakpor

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Building a Digital Library: With Comments on Cooperative Grant Projects and the Goals of a Digital Library, Elaine Peterson

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Patron Initiated, Web-based Document Delivery in Germany, Elaine Peterson

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Communication with Library Systems Support Personnel: Models for Success, Brian Rossmann and Doralyn Rossmann

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Look Out! The Biggest Library Problem, Scott Rummler

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The Economics of an Indian Engineering College Library, T.K. Saravanan

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Teaching the Library: Best Practices, Laura Saunders

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Moving Digits in Serials Life, Jean-Mark Sens

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Use of RFID Technology in Libraries: a New Approach to Circulation, Tracking, Inventorying, and Security of Library Materials, Syed Md. Shahid

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Incorporating the Values of the Legal Profession into a Research Instruction Experience for Law Students: Simulating A Law Firm Research Experience, Karen Summerhill

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Dimensional Advances for Information Architecture, Joanne Twining

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The Changing Environment of Academic Libraries: End-User Education and Planning Strategies for Libraries in India, M. Christina Vasanthi

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User Expectations in Private-Public Libraries in India, M. Christina Vasanthi

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Studying the Reader/Researcher Without the Artifact: Digital Problems in the Future History of Books, Dorothy Warner and John Buschman

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The History of Academic Libraries in the United States: a Review of the Literature, Sharon Gray Weiner

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Information as a Value Concept, Thomas Weissinger

Digital Reference: What the Past Has Taught Us and What the Future Will Hold, Alessia Zanin-Yost

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How to Speak Out (Visually) at Your Library, Alessia Zanin-Yost and Christy Donaldson

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Factors Influencing Administrative Staffs toward the Adoption of Cloud Computing, Christopher Omotunde Mr and Oluwatobi Iyanu Omotunde Ph.D