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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Utilization of the library and its effect on academic achievement of undergraduates in selected university libraries in South-South, Nigeria, Josiah Sarah Okpa, Idachaba Joy Asibi, and Ufuoma Eruvwe

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Assessing Level of Availability and Hindrances to Adequacy of ICT Facilities for the Provision of E-Resources Services in University Libraries in Southwest Nigeria, Oluwatosin Okunoye and Oluwatosin Okunoye

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ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION LITERACY OF NIGERIANS ON THE PREVENTIVE MEASURES OF COVID 19 PANDEMIC: A CROSS SECTIONAL ONLINE SURVEY, Onyedikachi Michael Okwor Mr, Linus I. Ugwuanyi mr, Emmanuel C. Eze Dr, and Jude Chidike Onah mr

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Computer Mediated Communication Technologies (CMCT) and Librarian’s Interactions with Users for Effective Service Delivery in Delta State University Library, Emmanuel Okwu PhD and Diseiye Oyighan CLN

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SOCIAL MEDIA USE AND APPLICATION DURING COVID-19 BY SPECIAL LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA: CASE STUDY OF JUSTICE BABASOLA OGUNADE LAW LIBRARY, NIGERIA, Daniel Olufemi Oladeji Mr and Dorcas O. Bakare

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USE OF OPEN ACCESS RESOURCES BY UNDERGRADUATES IN SELECTED PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA., Ahmed Abass Oladele and Marcus Oladotun Aragbaye

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Utilization of Digital Information Resources by Undergraduates at Lead City University, Ibadan Nigeria, Taofeek Abiodun Oladokun and Azeez A. Adeoye

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Digital Literacy Skills of Library and Information Science Undergraduates in South-West, Nigeria, Julie Owansuan OLALERE and Opeyemi Deborah SOYEMI

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Use of Mobile Learning Applications and Academic Engagement of Library and Information Science Students in Universities in South-West, Nigeria, Julie Owansuan OLALERE and Opeyemi Deborah SOYEMI PhD

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE APPLICATION OF ACADEMIC SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES AS STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCING RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY OF ACADEMICS IN NIGERIA UNIVERSITIES, Ademola E. Olanusi and Ademola E. Olanusi

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USAGE OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARY-BASED ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY UNDERGRADUATES AT ADEKUNLE AJASIN UNIVERSITY AKUNGBA –AKOKO, ONDO STATE NIGERIA, Ademola E. Olanusi, Ademola E. Olanusi, and ademola edward

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Evaluation of the Adoption and Use of Integrated Library Management Software in Selected Private University Libraries in Osun State, Nigeria, Sunday Olabisi Olatunji and Mutawakilu Adisa Tiamiyu Prof.

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The Extent of History Lecturers’ Use of Virtual Libraries for Teaching and Research, Frances Jumoke Oloidi, Chinyere Isaac Madukwe, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, and Blessing Chisom Umeano

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Undergraduate History Students’ Attitude towards University Library Services, Frances Jumoke Oloidi, Hero Usiomoefo Obasuyi, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, and Blessing Chisom Umeano

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The Use of Library in the Promotion of Packaging of African Salad Through Vocational Education Strategies in Enugu State, Nigeria, christian olori, Florence Igbonekwu, and Gloria Olori

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Usefulness of Digital Library in the Acquisition of Communication Skills of Business Education Students for Coca Cola Products Dealership in South South Nigeria, Gloria Olori, Effiong Asuquo, and Maureen Madu

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Influence of Work-Life Balance on Turnover Intentions of Librarians in Universities in South-West, Nigeria: Implication and Strategies for Improvement., Oluwayemisi Eunice Oloyede and Opeyemi Deborah Soyemi

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Application of Technology Resources to Library Information Processing in Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Capacity Building for Sustainable Digital Information Services in 21st Century Administration of Academic Libraries in Nigeria, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Library and Information Science (LIS) Education in the 21st Century: Emerging Skills for a Changing World, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Review of Curriculum Development in Library and Information Science Education in Nigerian Universities: Issues and Prospects, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Roles of Academic Libraries in National Development, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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Use of Library as a Correlate of Undergraduate Students’ Exploration of Library Materials in Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo

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A Historical Trace of Library and Information Science Education in Selected Countries of Africa- Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo and Lydia Mercy Olubiyo

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Impact of Education of Library and Information Science in National Development in Nigeria, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo and Lydia Mercy Olubiyo

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Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries: A Tool for Collaboration, Peter Olubunmi Olubiyo and Lydia Mercy Olubiyo

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USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA FOR INFORMATION SERVICE DELIVERY IN NIGERIAN ACADEMIC LIBRARY, Akinola John Olugbenga Mr.; Zubairu, Aishatu N. Mrs.; and Saheed, Abiola HAMZAT Ph.D

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Librarians’ Perceptions, Information Technology Competencies and Use of Cloud-Based Storage Systems in Academic Libraries in South-West Nigeria, Victoria Adeola Olukayode, Olayinka Babayemi Makinde Dr, and Ibidapo Oketunji

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Information Security Awareness and Information Security Compliance in University Libraries in South-West, Nigeria, Mabawonku Temitope Oluwabunmi and Madukoma Ezinwanyi PhD

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Computing Technologies and Paperless Classroom in Library Schools in Rivers State, Anthonia Eghieso Omehia and Onyema Nsirim

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Computing Technologies and Paperless Classroom in Library Schools in Rivers State, Anthonia Omehia and Onyema Nsirim

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DIGITAL SKILLS PROFILE AND ACADEMIC STAFF SERVICE DELIVERY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC LOCK DOWN IN UNIVERSITIES IN CROSS RIVER STATE, Garieth Omorobi Omorobi, Winifred Emu Harry Ph.D, and Francisca Alah Kenn-Aklah

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Library Services Provision and Satisfaction: A Case Study of Postgraduate Students in Universities in South-west, Nigeria, Ayotola Olubunmi Onanuga, Halimah Odunayo Amuda, and Olufemi Olubunmi Ilori

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Extent of Utilisation and Satisfaction of Open-Access Electronic Resources by Postgraduate Students of Federal Universities in South South, Nigeria, Ufuoma Dymphna Onobrakpor

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Awareness of Undergraduates in Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State about Reference Management Software., Oghenovo Kelvin Onoriode Mr

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EFFICACY OF AUDIO-VISUAL AIDED INSTRUCTION FOR IMPROVING STUDENTS’ INTEREST AND ACHIEVEMENT IN STEM SUBJECTS: IMPLICATIONS FOR LIBRARY PRACTICE, William Onu, Anthony Uchechukwu Uzoigwe, Fakolade Benjamin Ayodele, Oluwatoyin Comfort Oluwatosin, and Deborah Dele

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An Assessment of the Effect of Self-efficacy, Reading Culture, Utilization of Library Habits on the Academic Achievements of Student-librarians, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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An Empirical study of the Influence of Knowledge Sharing Behaviors and Organizational Culture on Staff Performance in University Libraries, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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An Examination of Peer Group Influence and gender as correlates of Library and Information Science Students’ Attitude towards Examination Malpractice: Implication for the development of students, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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An Examination of Student-Librarians’ Reading Preference: Print Materials or Electronic Materials, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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An Investigation into Academic Self-efficacy, Peer Influence and Examination Anxiety as Correlates of Academic Achievement Drive of Library and Information Science Students, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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An Investigation of the Inclusion of Information and Communication Technologies in the Management of University Libraries, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Application of Bibliotherapy by School Libraries as a Tool for Enhancement of Reading Culture and Good Behaviors among Students, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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A survey on inmates of correctional centres information desires and accessibility: Librarians and Libraries as facilitators, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Awareness of Learning Disabilities among Academic Librarians in Federal Universities in Nigeria, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Impact of the Utilization of Bibliotherapy by School Libraries and Librarians on Behaviors of Juveniles in Correctional Homes, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Knowledge Sharing Practices and Behaviors in University Libraries: A Survey, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Librarians’ perception of violence on the student-librarians: An empirical study, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Managing anger among student-librarians using aggression replacement training and cognitive behavioral therapy, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Social perception of the image of public libraries and librarians by users as catalyst of transformation: A survey, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Student-librarians awareness and utilization of scholarly electronic resources, EMMANUEL CHIDIADI ONWUBIKO

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Availability of Information Resources and Students Satisfaction with the Use of School Library in Ahoada East Local Government Area of Rivers State., CHIBUEZE NORBERT ONWUEKWE

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INFLUENCE OF AVAILABILITY OF ELECTRONICS RESOURCES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS ON STUDENTS SATISFACTION WITH THE USE OF SCHOOL LIBRARY IN AHOADA EAST LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF RIVERS STATE, CHIBUEZE NORBERT ONWUEKWE

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RECORD MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES DELIVERY OF ENUGU ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY (EEDC) AGUATA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OFFICE, ANAMBRA STATE, CHIBUEZE NORBERT ONWUEKWE

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THE MARKETING OF THE INFORMATION PRODUCTS AND SERVICES IN THE LIBRARIES, CHIBUEZE NORBERT ONWUEKWE

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RECORD MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES DELIVERY OF INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC) DELTA STATE CHAPTER, CHIBUEZE NORBERT ONWUEKWE and Awajionyi Blessing Suleiman

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Blended or Differentiated Instruction for Inclusive Education during Post-COVID-19 Era: The Need for Upgrading School Libraries in Nigeria, Charity Onyishi

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User Awareness and Usability of Research Support Platforms amongst undergraduates at Kumasi Technical University (KsTU) in Ghana, MICHAEL OPPONG MR., STEPHANIE OWUSU ANSAH MS., and AKWASI DUFFOUR FRIMPONG MR.

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Wikipedia edit- a -thon in a Nigerian academic library, Ngozi Eunice Osadebe Dr., Scholastica C. Ukwoma Dr, Ezi O. Njoku Mrs, Delight Udochukwu, Chika Phoebe Madumere, and Chinwe N. Ezeani Professor

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Assessment of Teachers' Perception of the Provision, Use, and Maintenance of Information and Communication Technology Facilities (ICT) in Ekiti State Primary School Libraries in Nigeria, Mensah Prince Osiesi, Chigozie Celestina Oke Dr, Adejimi Oluwatobi Busiyi Mr, Adenike Lucia Arulebe Mrs, Nnaemeka Chijioke Okorie Mr, and Onyiye Maureen Okoh Mrs

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Information Literacy Self-Efficacy and Academic Resilience among final year Pre-Service School Librarians: Implications for Library Mentorship, OSITA OSSAI

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Gender Differences in Information Literacy Self-Efficacy among Academic Librarians in Federal University Libraries in South-East Nigeria, OSITA VICTOR OSSAI Dr

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MAPPING LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS COMPETENCIES USING TECHNOLOGICAL PARADIGM SHIFT: SURVEY OF THREE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, Oladotun Ayowumi Osunkentan, Adepero Olajumoke Odumade, and Abiodun Kushoro

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A Survey of Adoption and Use of Koha Library Integrated System in Nigeria, Aderonke Olufemi Otunla, Bosede Olutoyin Akintola, and Oyejoke Adetayo Omotayo

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Evaluation of the Availability and Utilization Status of Texts in Core Subjects in Primary Schools’ Libraries, Valentine Joseph Owan, Daniel Clement Agurokpon, and Abahcham V. Owan

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Enhancing information access through information literacy programs: a case of Marist International University College., Edgar Owira and Arnold Mwanzu

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Academic social media use for research by postgraduates of Tai Solarin University of Education, Ogun State, Nigeria., Siddiqah Olatope Oyedokun Mrs, Ahmed Olakunle Simisaye Dr, and Opeyemi Ebenezer Afolabi Mr

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AVAILABILITY, ACCESSIBILITY AND UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES BY UNDERGRADUATES OF LADOKE AKINTOLA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, OGBOMOSO, OYO STATE, NIGERIA, Kehinde Mary Oyelade Mrs, Vincent Enyeribe Unegbu Prof, and Madukoma Ezinwayi Madukoma Dr

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PUPILS’ EXPERIENCE WITH E-LEARNING DURING COVID-19 LOCKDOWN IN DELTA STATE., Gloria Ogheneghatowho Oyovwe-Tinuoye Dr and Esharenana E. Adomi Prof

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USER PERCEPTION OF THE USE OF INTEGRATED LIBRARY SOFTWARES FOR SERVICE DELIVERY IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN THE NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA, Gloria Ogheneghatowho Oyovwe-Tinuoye Dr and Ademola Ferdinand Omosekejimi Mr

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Assessing the Factors Affecting the Use Of Web 2.0 Tools in Selected Iran Medical University Libraries, Sirous Panahi, Aala Abtin, and Shahram Sedghi

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Global Research Trends and Hot Topics on Library and Information Science: A Bibliometric Analysis, Sirous Panahi Associate Professor in Librarianship and Medical Information Department, Mahshid lotfi, and Ali Ouchi

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Records Management of the MSU-Main Campus: Employees Observations, Leilannie Muti Pangcatan

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Utilization of E- Resources by Faculty Members and Students in Management Institutions, Coimbatore: A Study, Charles Panneerdas

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Role of School Libraries in sharpening 21st century skills of students, Rajesh Patel and Anitha B.

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Effect of library training on usage of E-databases by students and teaching faculty in private Higher Educational University., Seeta Devi Penta

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Skill Sets Essential For Librarians In The Post-Pandemic Scenario: A Study On Librarians In The Higher Education Institutes In The State Of Goa, India, SHAMIN PEREIRA

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Application of Wilson's Theory of Information Seeking Behaviour to Public Library as a Source of Business Information for SMEs in Nigeria., Ugbala Chukwuemeka Peter, Lawal Olayide Wasiu, Olawale Gabrie Sola, Emmanuel Adeniyi Oloniruha, and Fatokun Adesoji Musa

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EVALUATION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES BY THE USERS OF MURSHIDABAD DISTRICT, WEST BENGAL, Md Soleman Pharcy, Abuzar Hossain, and Pichano Kikon

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User Education Programmes, Resources Availability And Use: The Experience Of College Of Education Students In Kwara State, Nigeria, Kathleen C. Phillips

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Perspective Social networking effect in academic libraries: Student Perspectives, Dr. Raja Suresh Kumar Pitla , Librarian and Kutty Kumar Dr

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Social Inclusion-Based Library Transformation Program, Enjela Pratiwi and Heriyanto Heriyanto

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Evaluation of the Utilization of Electronic Filing System as Information Retrieval Medium at the Records Centre Unit of the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia, Nilam Ananda Putri and Muhammad Azwar

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Information Literacy Skills Influence on the Utilisation of Electronic Information Resources among Nigerian students: polytechnic experience, Ganiyu Oluwaseyi Quadri and Sekinat Abiodun Alasa Mrs

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Feasibility study of implementation of a customer satisfaction monitoring system (CSMS) in the public library from a management perspective, Iraj Radad Dr and Zahra Hojjat Hoseyni

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Bridging the Technical Issues for Successful Research: Role of Librarians in Bangladesh, Md. Shafiur Rahman

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PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT AND JOB ANALYSIS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES OF HARYANA: A STUDY, Mange Ram and Arun Kumar

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Open Access Journals in Agriculture and Allied Sciences: A Study based on Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Ganesan Rathinasabapathy and Veeranjaneyulu

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Development of Village Libraries Through Identification of Regional Potentials and Involvement Society (Case Study at the Library of "Harapan Bangsa" Pegat Bukur Village, Sambaliung District, Berau Regency, East Kalimantan Province, Indonesia), Perwitasari Rengganingtyastuti and Perwitasari Rengganingtyastuti

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Stress effects on work efficiency: study by professionals at the Cambridge school library of Karachi Sindh, Pakistan., Ahsan Raza Rizvi Mr. and Naweed- e- Sehar Dr.

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Examining undergraduate students’ information literacy competency on e-resources utilization at Mzumbe University, Tanzania, julitha rukamata

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Knowledge Management in Islamic Bank, Aam Slamet Rusydiana, Hendri Tanjung, Meri Indri Hapsari, and Dwi Purwoko

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Library Publishing: Exploring the Potential of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Library, Lucy Afeafa Ry-Kottoh Ph.D, Esther White Ph.D, and Samuel Smith Esseh Ph.D

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Indexing and Abstracting Techniques for Provision of Easy Accessibility of Materials in Bayero University Library Kano, Nigeria., Ayuba Ubale Sa'ad, Aminu Danbabale, and Musa Abdulmalik

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Workplace Information Literacy: Current State of Research Published from South-Asia, Haleema Saadia and Muhammad Asif Naveed

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USE OF DIGITAL RESOURCES BY MEDICAL STUDENTS, Sobia Sadaf, Rashid Siddique, and Khurram Shahzad

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ASSESSMENT OF JOB SATISFACTION OF EMPLOYEES’ IN AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ZARIA, Muhammad Kabir Sahabi

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UNDERSTANDING LIBRARIAN TRANSFORMATIONAL AND TRANSACTIONAL LEADERSHIP CAPABILITIES THROUGH THE LENS OF STUDENTS RESPONSE WHILE SPENDING TIME IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, Naveed Saif, Sadaqat Ali, Imrab Shaheen, and Salman Ayaz

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A Scientometric Analysis and Visualization of the Universal Reading Motivation Studies Based on Co-Word and Co-Author, Mozhdeh Salajegheh

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Open Access Institutional Digital Repositories of SAARC Countries: A Webometric Analysis, Kousik Samanta