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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Digital Resources Utilization By Social Science Researchers In Nigerian Universities, Halima Sadia Egberongbe PhD

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USERS’ PERCEPTION OF THE FACILITIES, RESOURCES AND SERVICES OF THE MTN DIGITAL LIBRARY AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA, JUSTINA N. EKERE DR., Charles Obiora Omekwu, and Chidinma M. Nwoha.

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Information Needs and the Enhancement of the Psychological Wellbeing of Nigerian Prison Inmates, Helen U. Emasealu Dr. (Mrs). and S.O. Popoola

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An assessment of the Ghana Library Authority In-Service Training for Junior Library Assistants, Newman Engman Mr., Raphael Kwame Kavi Mr., Grace Obeng-Koranteng Mrs., and Kwabena Asiedu Bugyei Mr.

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Information Seeking Anxiety: Effects of Gender, Level of Study and Age, Mohammadamin Erfanmanesh

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TOWARDS SUSTANIABLE INFORMATION FOR HOUSEHOLDS’ FOOD SECURITY IN KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA, Michael Esew

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Roles of Information and Communications Technologies in Improving Fish Farming and Production in Rivers State, Nigeria., Ejiogu-Okereke, Ngozi Eucharia Dr; Chikaire, Jonadab Ubochioma Dr; Ogueri, Emmanuel Ifeanyi Dr; and Chikezie, Ngozi Patience Dr

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Awareness and use of Web 2.0 tools by LIS Students at University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria., Eberechukwu Monica Eze

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Channels Students Prefer in Submitting Reference Inquiries: A Survey of Undergraduate Students in University of Nigeria, Nsukka., Eberechukwu Monica Eze

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Relationship between Library Anxiety and Attitudes toward Computer based on an Integrated Model of ATC and BELCAT of Public Libraries’ Users, Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor

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Abuse of Information Materials in Academic Libraries by Students of Tertiary Institutions in Ekiti-State, Nigeria., Joseph Kehinde Fasae and Folashade Oyinlola Adedokun

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Knowledge Management in Indigenous Medicine: the Expected Role of Ghanaian University Libraries, christopher k. filson mr and Paulina Afful Arthur Mrs

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BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF INDIAN JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, SECTION B TO STUDY THE USAGE PATTERN OF INFORMATION IN THE FIELD OF MATERIAL SCIENCE, Manisha Gogoi Mrs and Pronab Kumar Barooah

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Research in the spotlight on social web: Analyzing the top 100 Altmetric articles of 2015, Dr. Sumeer Gul, Sheikh Shueb, and Aabid Hussain

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Which levels of education in medical sciences utilize most the Problem Based Learning?- A citation analysis study, hakimeh hazrati and Vahideh Zare Gavgani

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India’s Science and Technology output, 1989-2014: A Scientometric Analysis, Rudramuni Hiremath Mr, Gouri N. Gourikeremath Miss, Gururaj S. Hadagali Dr, and B D. Kumbar Dr

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Advertising Trends of Information Products in a Nigerian Newspaper, Opeyemi Ibidun Ibikunle and Funmilola Olubunmi Omotayo

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Awareness and Perception of Plagiarism of Postgraduate Students in Selected Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria., Jerome Idiegbeyan-ose, Christopher Nkiko, and Ifeakachuku Osinulu

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MENTORING: A STRATEGY FOR PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF LIBRARIANS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, Nkechi, Anthonia Idoko; Richard Ndubuisi Ugwuanyi PhD; and Ngozi Eunice Osadebe Mrs

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Emotional Self Awareness and Information Literacy Competence as Correlates of Task Performance of Academic Library Personnel, Magnus Osahon Igbinovia

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Retrospective Catalogue Conversion in Selected Federal University Libraries in Southern Nigeria, Kingsley T. Ihejirika and Felix C. Ekere

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MANAGEMENT AND PRESERVATION OF NON-BOOK MATERIALS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES: A CASE STUDY OF THREE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, daniel olusegun ikegune

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Computer Self-efficacy and Perceived ease-of-use of Personal Digital Assistants for Academic activities by Undergraduates in University of Ibadan, daniel olusegun ikegune and Awujoola Olalekan Abiola

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Managing Stress Among Librarians in Selected University Libraries in Ogun State Nigeria, Promise Ilo

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ICT Applications and User Satisfaction in Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh: A Survey, Jafar Iqbal Dr., Amjad Ali Dr., and Rais Ahmad Khan Mr.

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Research Output and Sustainable Development: Webometric Analysis of Scopus Indexed Publications 2008 -2014, Mercy A. Iroaganachi, Julie E. Ilogho, Victoria O. Itsekor, and Ifeakachuku Osinulu

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A model beyond generic quality models for academic libraries, Chaminda Jayasundara Dr.

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Science Maps of Global and Indian Wildlife Forensics: A Comparative Analysis, John Jeyasekar Jesubright and Saravanan P

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Preservation Skills and Strategies of Electronic Information Resources in Digital Era: Case of University of Kwazulu-Natal Libraries, George Firmin Kavishe and Frankwell Dulle

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Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Masters' Students in the Faculty of Communication and Information Sciences, University of Ilorin, Kwara State, Adetola Ayotunde Kehinde, Simeon Azubuike Obi, Adebowale Akinwonjo Akinade, and Anyim Obinna Anyim

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Performance Audit through LibQUAL+ Technique: The Experience of Burdwan University and Visva-Bharati Library Users, Bairam Khan

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The investigation of the relationship between staff organizational commitment and providing optimal service to clients in public libraries in the city of Mashhad, mahdieyh khazanehha and hamid ghazizadeh

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Availability and Usage of Library and Information Resources and Services at K L University, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India, RAMAKRISHNA KONA Research Scholar, SASIKALA CHAGARI Prof., and GOWRIDEVI RUDRAKSHA Research scholar

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Research Performance of Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana-Ambala during 2007-2015: A Scientometric Study, Ashok Kumar, Ritu Gupta, and Anubha Gupta

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Improving efficacy of library Services: ARIMA modelling for predicting book borrowing for optimizing resource utilization, K Kumar and M M.Alpha Raj

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Information Behaviour of Revenue Collectors in Lagos State, Nigeria, Ezinwanyi Madukoma and Mohammed Farhan Opemipo

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CITATION ANALYSES OF DOCTORAL DISSERTATION OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: A STUDY OF PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH, Preeti Mahajan and Anil Kumar

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CITATION PATTERN IN Ph.D. THESES IN THE FIELD OF PHILOSOPHY: A STUDY OF PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH, Preeti Mahajan and Anil Saini

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Content analysis of Journal articles on Wiki in Science Direct Database, Sabitri Majhi, Chanda Jal, and Bulu Maharana

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DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY ACCEPTANCE IN TRANSFORMATION OF UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AND HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA, Elisha O. Makori and Norah Osebe Mauti

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KOHA ENTERPRISE RESOURCE PLANNING SYSTEM AND ITS POTENTIAL IMPACT ON INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATIONS, Elisha O. Makori and Norah Osebe Mauti

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Development of Domain Specific Cluster : An Integrated Framework for College Libraries under the University of Burdwan, Sukumar Mandal

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REAL OR SUBTLE: THE MENTORSHIP EXPERIENCE OF UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST LIBRARY STAFF, EBENEZER MARTIN-YEBOAH MR

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The Transformation of the U.S. Government Publishing Office: A Strategic Analysis from an Intergovernmental Perspective, Glenn McGuigan

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The Intellectual Patterns of Management Information System Research: A Bibliometric study on International Journal of Management Reviews, Basudev Mohanty and Jyotshna Sahoo

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Awareness and Use of OPAC by Distance Learners: The Case of the Open University of Tanzania, Nelson Msagati

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Information literacy skills among the postgraduate students at Aligarh Muslim University, India, SHAMIM AKTAR MUNSHI and Priyanka Nagar

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FACTORS AFFECTING THE PATTERN OF INFORMATION USE BY FINAL YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES OF NORTH CENTRAL, ZONE, NIGERIA, Adamu Baba Musa

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An Appraisal of Open Access Utilization among Academic Librarians in Federal Universities in Northwestern States of Nigeria, Aminu Umar Musa

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Ethical usage of Internet facility by Students of Information science at Jimma University, Munusmay Natarajan and Bezawit Fantahun Miss

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FACTORS AFFECTING THE PATTERN OF INFORMATION USE BY FINAL YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES OF NORTH CENTRAL, ZONE, NIGERIA, Saidu Sonfada Ndagi and Adamu Baba Musa

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Classifying Identity: Organizing an LGBT Library, Kristine Nowak and Amy Jo Mitchell

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INFORMATION NEED, ACCESS, AND USE FOR SOCIAL WELFARE AND FAMILY PLANNING BY RURAL DWELLERS IN IDO AND AKINYELE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF OYO STATE, NIGERIA., oluwaseun olubunmi odefadehan, Ayodele Akinola, and Olalekan Odefadehan Dr.

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Causal Relationship between Organizational Commitment and Job Satisfaction of Library and Information Professionals: A Canonical Correlation Analysis, EMMANUEL KUNLE OGUNLANA Mr, A B. OSHINAIKE Mr., and Rasaq Oluwadare IBRAHIM Mr.

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ICT Literacy Skills And Electronic Information Resources Use By Lecturers In Two Private Universities In Oyo State, Nigeria, Abimbola Oyedele Ojeniyi and Airen Edale Adetimirin

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Information Anxiety and Information Overload of Undergraduates in Two Universities in South-West Nigeria, Olufemi J. Ojo Mr

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Awareness and Perception Of HIV/AID Preventive Strategies amongst Undergraduate Students of Adeleke University, Ede Osun State. Nigeria, Ibidapo Oketunji Dr

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communication asset and usage by rural women in ika north east local government area of delta state, alex n. okwudibie mr.

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INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (ICTs) USAGE AND HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY STATUS OF MAIZE CROP FARMERS IN ONDO STATE, NIGERIA: IMPLICATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT., Olumuyiwa Akin Olaniyi O.A. and Kayode O. Ismaila

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Students’ Perception, Use and Challenges of Electronic Information Resources in Federal University of Petroleum Resources Effurun Library in Nigeria, Saturday U. Omeluzor, Alarape Asimi Akibu Ph.D., and Olusipe Abiodun Akinwoye

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Evaluating the use of Polytechnic Libraries in Nigeria: A Case Study of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Library, Kwara State, Nigeria, Sodiq Adetunji Onaolapo

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Homophily-heterophily consciousness and Staff quality as Correlates of Effective Reference Services in University Libraries of North-Central Nigeria, Stella Amarachukwu Onwukanjo and Oshiotse Andrew Okwilagwe

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Digital Nervous System: A Strategy For Enhanced Management And Service Delivery In Federal University Libraries In South-East Nigeria, Ijeoma Dora Onyam and Chinwendu C. Akpom

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Masters Students: Affective and Behavioural Dimensions, Aondoana Daniel Orlu

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Communication in Information Seeking Behaviour, Aondoana Daniel Orlu, Kaase Dominic Imeh, and Benedict Ifeanyichukwu Okike

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An Investigation into the usability of Europe PubMed Central Database., Aondoana Daniel Orlu, Benjamin Jirbee, and Agbenyi j. Idikwu

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Information Providers Behaviour: Communication as a Process in Information Behaviour of Pharmaceutical Companies: Part 2, Aondoana Daniel Orlu, Benjamin Jirbee, and Kaase Dominic Imeh

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INFORMATION PROVIDERS: CONTEXT AND RELATED FACTORS IN THE INFORMATION BEHAVIOUR OF PHARMACEUTICALS AND NICE, Aondoana Daniel Orlu, VICTOR OZOWA, and AGBENYI J. IDIKWU

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A Visualization Model Used for Determining the Effectiveness of Information Retrieval in a Scientific Database, Nestor L. Osorio and Samantha Johnson

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Make the Children Read: Participatory Rural Approach in School Libraries in Umueri, Nigeria., Ngozi P. Osuchukwu Mrs and Nelson Edewor Mr

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Leveraging On Organizational Culture For Innovative Services: A Case Study Of Prof. Kenneth Dike State Central eLibrary, Awka, Nkem Ekene Osuigwe Dr.

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Applying UTAUT in Clinical Informatics Research, Kehinde Abayomi Owolabi Mr, Evans Neil Dr, and Patrick Thokozani Mhlongo Prof

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Emotional Intelligence of Library Personnel and Library Work Productivity in Selected Academic Libraries in Oyo State, Nigeria, John Adeboye Oyeboade

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Impact of Electronic Surveillance Systems on Theft and Mutilation in Francis Suleimanu Idachaba Library, University of Agriculture Makurdi, Victor Ozowa, Jane Aba, and Titi Aba

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Rural Women and their Information Seeking Behavior, Ijiekhuamhen Osaze Patrick and Omosekejimi Ademola Ferdinand

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Decolonizing Our Library System: The Living Librarians (Baansi) of Dagbon, Northern Ghana, Florence Dedzoe-Dzokotoe Plockey Mrs. and Baba Alaa-Bany Ahamed Mr.

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Asia-Pacific Journal of Management Research and Innovation, 2004-2015: A Bibliometric Study, Sankar P Mr and Kavitha E S Dr

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Exploring User Expectancy With Regard to the Use of Institutional Repositories Among University Academics in Indonesia: A Case Study at Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University, Agus Rifai

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System Branding in Three Public Libraries: Live Oak Public Libraries, Charlotte Mecklenberg Library, and Richland Library, Patrick Roughen

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Status of Open Access Institutional Digital Repositories in Agricultural Sciences: A Case Study of Asia, Bijan Kumar Roy, Subal Chandra Biswas, and Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

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A Selective Review of Scholarly Communications on Palm Leaf Manuscripts, Jyotshna Sahoo

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Indian Doctoral Research in Social Sciences with Specific Reference to Library and Information Science, Jyotshna Sahoo, Santosini Mundhial, and Basudev Mohanty

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Citation Mapping of Advances In Anthropology, sanjukta sahoo 2976942

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Contributions of Indian authors to Library Philosophy and Practice (e-Journal) during 2001 to 2015, Manoj Kumar Sa and Nilaranjan Barik

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Physically Challenged Students and Their Information Needs, Atanda S. Sambo

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Publications Trends in Nuclear Physics: A Global Perspective, RAMIAH SANTHA KUMAR Mr

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Publication Trends in Global Output of Spintronics: A Scientometric Profile, RAMIAH SANTHA KUMAR Dr

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Research Trends in Medical Physics: A Global Perspective, RAMIAH SANTHA KUMAR Mr

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Periodical Literature Bibliometric Analysis: A case study of four International Journals, BIPIN BIHARI SETHI

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Scientometric Study of Periodical Literature with Journals “Language Sciences” and “Linguistics and Education”, BIPIN BIHARI SETHI

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Research priorities setting for the National Library and Archives of the Islamic republic of IRAN, Farzaneh Shadanpoor, Amir Moghadami, and Reza Khanipour

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INFLUENCE OF USER NEEDS AND SATISFACTION ON PATRONAGE OF REFERENCE SERVICES BY UNDERGRADUATES IN SELECTED UNIVERSITIES IN OSUN STATE, NIGERIA, Oluwayinka Esther Solanke Mrs and Kenneth I. N Nwalo Dr.

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THE EFFECT OF SOCIAL NETWORKING ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: THE PERSPECTIVE OF FACULTY MEMBERS OF PERIYAR UNIVERSITY, SALEM, Sudha S and Kavitha ES Dr

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Iranian Young Adults’ Perceptions and Use of Public Library Services, Zahra Tabatabaei Shahrabad, Masoumeh Tajafari, and Azam Sanatjoo

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AWARENESS AND USE OF E-RESOURCES AMONG SOCIAL SCIENTISTS OF ALAGAPPA UNIVERSITY AND ITS AFFILIATED COLLEGES, S Thanuskodi "Dr."

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A Webometric Analysis of Medical Tourism Websites in Kerala, S Thanuskodi "Dr."

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ANALYSIS OF CORE JOURNALS IN THE LITERATURE ON Breast Cancer (1965 – 2014): A STUDY, Kotti Thavamani

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Scholarly Publications of Librarians in Universities in Nigeria: 2000 2012 -- A Bibliometric Analysis, Gadanga Aliyu Tsafe Dr, basaka abubakar aminu basaka nil, and Chiya Usman Mohammed Dr

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IMPLICATIONS OF THE PERCEIVED FACTORS FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IMPLEMENTATION IN FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, cyprian ifeanyi ugwu

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Scientometric Dimensions of Scientific Publications on Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science, 1996 to 2014, Chandran Velmurugan