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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2018

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A Comparative Analysis of the Impact of Electronic Information Resources Use Towards Research Productivity of Academic Staff in Nigerian Universities, Mercy Ariomerebi Iroaganachi and Roland Izuagbe

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ATTITUDES AND THE PRACTICE OF DOCUMENTATION OF INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE BY THE TRADITIONAL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS IN KWARA STATE, NIGERIA., A. O. Issa Dr., Peter Olufemi Owoeye Mr.., and Olubunmi O. Awoyemi Barr.

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Use of research by librarians and information professionals, Hamid R. Jamali

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Context Analysis of Top Seven Retracted Articles: Should Retraction Watch Revisit the List?, Rosy Jan, Shohar Bano, Ikhlaq ur Rehman Syed, and Midhat Mehraj

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Digital Reference Services in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) based Environment: A Study, sabah jan

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A SCIENTOMETRIC STUDY OF INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, R Jayabal and K Balasubramanian

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Perception and Satisfaction Level of Remote Login Access Users: A Study, Jayalakshmi -, Mahabaleshwara Rao, and Shivananda Bhat K

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Mapping the Citation flow of New York Times Newspaper indexed in Web of Science, Angom Jeevan singh

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Flow of Business Newspaper Information in Scholarly Publications: A Study on the Wall Street Journal Newspaper indexed in Web of Science, Angom Jeevan singh and Dr. S. Ravikumar

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A STUDY ON INNOVATIVE TRENDS IN MULTIMEDIA LIBRARY USING SPEECH ENABLED SOFTWARES, V Jeevitha and E.S Kavitha

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An Investigation on the Nexus Between Leadership Style and Job Satisfaction of Library Staff in Private University Libraries South-West, Nigeria., Idiegbeyanose Jerome

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Availability and Use of Internet-based Library Services among Lecturers in Selected Polytechnics in Ogun State Nigeria, Henry Chukwudi John, Abimbola O. FAGBE, and Taiwo A. EGBEYEMI

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Citation Analysis Of Doctoral Students Dissertations Of Philippine Women's University School Of Education: Tool For Collection Development, Carmina G. Joson

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SELF-KNOWLEDGE, BUSINESS-INFORMATION PREFERENCE AND USE AS DETERMINANTS OF SALES PERFORMANCE OF MANAGERS IN PETROLEUM MARKETING COMPANIES IN OYO STATE, NIGERIA, Odion Evans KAKULU Mr and David O. Okhakhu Mr.

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Technical Processing in Private University Library of Assam, Rajib Kalita DLISc and Prof. Rajani Kanta Barman DLISc

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Contribution of G7 Countries to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ): An Analytical Study, Shivanand D. Kamble, Rohit R. Patil, and B D. Kumbar

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Library Performance Measurement: a study of Dhaka University residential hall libraries, Bangladesh., Sazzadul Karim

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Measuring User Need and Satisfaction: a study of Dhaka University residential hall libraries, Bangladesh., Sazzadul Karim

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Students’ perceptions of the Sub-Divisional Library, Kalimpong, Prabin Karkee Dr

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An Evaluative Study on Course and Curriculum Structure of Library and Information Science in Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India, Sanjoy Kar, Jayanta Bhakta, and TRISHNA BHUI

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Imperatives of Computer Base Test (CBT) on Performance of LIS Students: A Case Study, Gabriel M. Kasa KAS and Yahaya Auwalu YAH

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Self-citations in IASLIC Bulletin, Gurjeet Kaur Kaur

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Provision of Library Services for Users in Wheelchairs at Ardhi University and University of Dar es Salaam Libraries, george firmin kavishe and irene shubi isibika

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A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE INFORMATION NEEDS, SOURCES, AND USES BY FACULTY OF SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA, Adesina Kazeem

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Availability and Use of Information Resources and Services by Teachers of Pre-University Colleges in Shivamogga District: A Study, Narasappa K C

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Webometrics Ranking and Its Relationship to Quality Education and Research inAcademic Institutions in Kenya, Dorothy Flora Khamala, Elisha O. Makori, and Dorothy Muthoni Njiraine

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The Importance of Information in International Relations, Njabulo Bruce Khumalo and Miniyothabo Baloyi

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Bibliometric Study of Indian Open Access Social Science Literature, Deep Kumar Kirtania

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Effect of Social Media on Academic Performance of Students in Ghanaian Universities: A Case Study of University of Ghana, Legon., Bernard John Kolan and Patience Emefa Dzandza

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Linguistic analysis of some selected Ghanaian newspaper, Charles Koufie

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USE OF LEGAL INFORMATION SOURCES AND SERVICES BY THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF GOVERNMENT LAW COLLEGE, COIMBATORE, TAMILNADU STATE, INDIA : A STUDY, Ramasamy K Dr., Padma P Dr., and Helan Ranjitham C Ms

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Marine Pollution Bulletin: A Scientometric Analysis, Sudhakar K and S. THANUSKODI

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Questioning the Dogma of Banned Books Week, Elliott Kuecker

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Evaluation of Library and Information Science (LIS) Professional Skills: A Case Study of Dr. B R. Ambedkar Central Library, JNU, New Delhi, India, Ajit Kumar

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Measuring the Research Output of Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) with Special Reference to Web of Science (WoS) Database: A Bibliometric Approach, AMIT KUMAR, Monika Singh, and Chaman Ranjan

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CITATION ANALYSIS OF PH.D. THESES SUBMITTED TO PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH (INDIA) DURING 2002-2012, Anil Kumar and Preeti Mahajan

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Online Information Seeking Behaviour of Faculty and Research Scholars on E-resources of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India, ASHWANI KUMAR

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Mapping of Cyprinus carpio research: a global perspectives, Ramasamy Kumaresan, Krishnan Vinitha, and Kattari Kannan

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Nobel Laureate Michael Morris Rosbash : A scientometric portrait, Mohit Kumar, Surjeet Kumar, and Arun Ruhela

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Nobel Laureate Jeffrey C Hall: A Scientometric Portrait, Mohit Kumar, Arun Ruhela, and Surjeet Kumar

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Usability of OPAC in University Libraries, Rajinder Kumar, Joginder Singh, Balwan Singh, and Mahesh Kumar Rana

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Bibliometric mapping of Research Productivity of TIFR Mumbai as seen through the mirror of Web of Science, Satish Kumar

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Scientometric study of Research productivity of ARIES, Nainital, Satish Kumar

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Application of Bradford’s law of scattering on research publication in Astronomy & Astrophysics of India, Satish Kumar and Senthilkumar R.

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INFRASTRUCTURAL ISSUES IN GOVERNMENT FIRST GRADE COLLEGE LIBRARIES OF RURAL AREAS: WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MUMBAI KARNATAKA REGION, Ramesh B. Kuri RK and Maranna o OM

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Availability, Accessibility and Utilization of Grey Literature for Quality Research by Postgraduate Students of University of Agriculture Makurdi, Beetseh Kwaghga, Upev Michael Terver, and Terna A. Ramatu

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HERDSMEN/FARMERS CRISES IN NIGERIA: THE ROLE OF LIBRARIANS IN RESOLVING CRISES, Beetseh Kwaghga, Dzever Samuel Tion, and Terwase Victoria M

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Assessing and Improving Library Services at Georgia Southern University, Clement Chu Sing Lau

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Open Access Religious Journals - An Analytical Study of the DOAJ, Fayaz Ahmad Loan Dr., Jahangeer Iqbal Quraishi Mr., Refhat-un-Nisa Ms., and Wasim Hussain Mr.

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Open Access E-book Repositories: A Global Scenario, Fayaz Ahmad Loan, Yaseen, and Nelofar Jan

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Is Lilongwe Technical College ready to manage an Electronic Library?, Symon C Lubanga

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Public library development and its use as a part of culture in West Bengal: An analysis, Debabrata Maity

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Perceptions of Scholarly Publishing in Open Access Routes: A Survey of LIS Professionals in Odisha, Sabitri Majhi, Sumitra Baral, and Bulu Maharana

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Effective Outreach Techniques For the Promotion of Library Information Resources in Academic Libraries in Tanzania: A Case of Sokoine National Agricultural Library, Andrew Malekani and Ronald Benard

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The role of Institutional Repositories in making lost or hidden cultures accessible, a study across four African University Libraries, Andrew Watson Malekani and George Kavishe

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Public library role for the development of socio economic conditions of Lodha Community in Senna and Chandana mouza, Keshiary block, Paschim Medinipur, SUPRIYA MALLIK and JAYANTA KR NAYEK

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Library Professional’s Knowledge and Utilization of Integrated Library Management Software’s (ILMS) In East and West Godavari Districts Engineering College Libraries (Affiliated To JNTUK, Kakinada) – A Study, Akhil Kumar Mallipudi, Doraswamy Naick B R, and Somasekhara Rao K

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An empirical study of the overall satisfaction of hospitality students towards library services, Jyothi Mallya and Valsaraj Payini

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Development of an Integrated VRA Core Framework for Libraries, Sukumar Mandal

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Development of Multilingual Resource Management Mechanisms for Libraries, Sukumar Mandal

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Content Analysis of National Digital Library, Medha Rajesh Mangurkar Mrs. and Yashwant Chaudhari Mr.

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Scholarly Communication via Institutional Repositories: A Ghanaian Perspective, Ebenezer Martin-Yeboah Mr., Anankyela Anaba Alemna Prof., and Emannuel Adjei Dr

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Marketing Open Access Institutional Repositories in Ghana: Context and Prospects., EBENEZER MARTIN-YEBOAH MR, ANANKYELA ANABA ALEMNA PROF., and EMMANUEL ADJEI DR.

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A framework for medical records appraisal as a first gear towards an eventual efficient disposal to support effective healthcare service delivery, Ngoako Solomon Marutha Department of Information Science, University of South Africa

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ENTERPRISE CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM IMPLEMENTATION READINESS TO IMPROVE MEDICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN LIMPOPO PROVINCE, SOUTH AFRICA, Ngoako Solomon Marutha and Patrick Ngulube

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Social Media and Study Habits of Secondary School Students in Anambra State, Nigeria, chibueze maureen

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Scholarly Communications of Mizoram University on Web of Science in Global Perspective: A Scientometric Assessment, Sanjay Kumar Maurya, Akhandanand Shukla, and R K Ngurtinkhuma

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The Influence of Leadership style, Organisational justice and Human capital development on Employee commitment in University Libraries in South-West, Nigeria, Okeoghene Mayowa-Adebara

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Pedagogy in Library and Information Science Programme in Nigeria, Francisca Chinyeaka Mbagwu, Ifenyinwa Blessing Okoye, and Augustine I. Anyanwu

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Medicine Research in India: A Scientometric Assessment of Publications during 2009 – 2018, CHAMAN SAB M, Dharani Kumar P, and Biradar B. S

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Public Libraries as Conduits for Indigenous Knowledge in South Africa, Maned Mhlongo and Patrick Ngulube

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21ST CENTURY MARKETING USING COMMUNICATION MODES BY STUDENTS IN ACCESSING THEIR INFORMATION NEEDS AT TWO SELECTED STUDY CENTER LIBRARIES IN SOUTHWEST OF NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NJEZE MIRACLE

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Improving Libraries Visibility and Web Presence using BLUEcloud: A Practical Approach, Iram Zehra Mirza and Hakim Rashid Maqbool

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Ranking of Indian Corporate Medical Institutions and Their Performance, Manoj Mishra "Dr.", Susama Nanda, and Dola Babu Ramesh

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Analyzing the scientific interactions of Islamic Azad University in the field of Humanities and Social Sciences between 2010-2014, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi and Zeynab Rezagholi Lalani

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Identifying components of international social cataloging sites to present criteria for native model, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, and Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam

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Identifying the Components of International Social Cataloging Sites in users and experts perspective, Fatemeh Mohammadbeigi, Atefeh Zarei, and Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam

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To identify and determine the attributes of the Iranian-Islamic Information Contexts' Manuscripts as to Information and Knowledge Organization, Morteza Mohammadi Ostani, Mozaffar CheshmehSohrabi, Ahmad Shabani, Asefeh Asemi, and Seyed Mahdi taheri

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Examining the Problems and Inconsistencies in the interpolation of English Transliterated names of Persian Language Researchers in Citation Databases, Azar Mohammadzadeh sarab, Maryam Kazerani (corresponding author), and Maryam Shekofteh

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Impact of Quality Information Resources on Students' Academic Performance in Tertiary Institutions in Niger State, Nigeria, Aliyu Babadoko Mohammed, Jibril Attahiru Alhassan, and Georgina Uchey Oyedum

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Bibliometric Indicators for Assessing the Quality of Scholarly Communications: A Case Study on International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, Basudev Mohanty, Jyotshna Sahoo, and Nrusingh Kumar Dash Librarian

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The Relationship Between Spiritual Intelligence and Professional Ethics of Librarians : A case study, Fatemeh Mohmmad Moradi, Maryam Kazerani*(corresponding author), Maryam Shekofteh, and Sara Jambarsang

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School Library Development Initiatives in a Democratic South Africa: Roles of the Various Stakeholders, Samuel Maredi SM Mojapelo

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Transcending existing frontiers to achieve selected sustainable development goals: The role of community libraries in South Africa, Samuel Maredi SM Mojapelo

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REPACKAGING INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE FOR NON-INDIGENOUS USERS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, Austin Jude Chikodi Mole MNLA, Vincent Ekwelem, and Chibuzor Livina Din

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Information Literacy Programming, Students Skills and Utilization of E-Resources at Maseno University, Kenya, Ezra Momanyi

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Information Technology and the Future of Librarianship, Emmanuel Omeiza Momoh

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Research Productivity of Saha Institute of Nuclear physics (SINP), India with special reference to International Collaborative Experimental Consortia, Dhiman Mondal and Nitai Raychoudhury Dr

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Information use pattern on sub-subjects of Political Science research: a citation analysis, SANJUKTA MONDAL and Bijan Kumar Roy

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Research trends of sub-subjects on Economics: a bibliometric study, Sanjukta Mondal and Bijan Kumar Roy

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Information Needs and Sources of Maasai Pastoralists at Orkesumet in Simanjiro District Manyara Region -Tanzania, Goodluck Mosha, Obedy Lotegelwaki MU, and David Onyango Nyakwaka MU

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INFORMATION NEEDS OF RURAL WOMEN: A CASE STUDY OF BANGALORE NORTH TALUK, Roja M

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Research Productivity of Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR): A Scientometric Analysis, Renuka S. Mulimani Senior Research Fellow and Gururaj S. Hadagali Assistant Professor

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Information Need And Seeking Behaviour Of Practicing Nurses In Nigeria; The Case Of Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital Ihiala, Bibiana O. Muokebe CLN, Uche Enweani CLN, and Ndidi Grace Nwankwo

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Mapping of Authorship Pattern and Collaborative Research on Fossil Fuels Publications indexed in A & HCI and SCI-Expanded, Indrani Murugan

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The Effects of Social Media on the Undergraduate Students’ Academic Performances, Ahmad Jahed Mushtaq

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Information Sharing Behavior among Parents of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), fitri mutia and ragil Tri Atmi

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Librarian Knowledge Sharing Behavior in University Library, fitri mutia and Widi Listiyas Rini

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The Role of Libraries and Librarians in Open Educational Resources in Tanzania: the Case of Selected Public University Libraries, chausiku mtumwa mwinyimbegu

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Researchers' Scientific performance in ResearchGate: The Case of a Technology University, Farahnaz Naderbeigi and Alireza Isfandyari-Moghaddam