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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Entrepreneurship Education in Library and Information Science: Fostering Economic Growth and Development in Nigeria, Jamilu Abdullahi, Amina Barkindo, and Ezeabasili Augusta Chioma

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A Brief Bibliometric Survey on Night Vision Bot using Dynamic IR and Object Detection, Devesh Abhyankar Mr., Gurumoorty Suresh Mr., Hrithik Sambhaji Karjule Mr., Parth Bhardwaj Mr., Harish Muleva Mr., and Anurag Mahajan Dr.

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Social Competence As Correlates Of Social Network Sites (SNS) Use By Library And Information Science Undergraduates., Sobayo John Abiola

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AN ASSESSMENT OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN THE LIBRARIES OF SOUTH-WESTERN, NIGERIAN UNIVERSITIES, Modupe Aboyade, Funmilola Susan Kolajo, Sunday O. Popoola Prof, Priscilla Abike Agbetuyi, and Michael Adekola Adetunji

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Determinants in Choosing Librarianship as a Career among the LIS Students of MG University, Kottayam, Prakash Abraham, Jovin K. Joy, and Jafar Tijjani Umar

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EFFICACY OF SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES IN LIBRARY SERVICES AT THE TIME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING DUE TO COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: A STUDY AMONG THE LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS AND STUDENTS IN INDIA, Prakash Abraham and Neethu Mohanan

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AVAILABILITY AND USE OF AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS FOR TEACHING MATHEMATICS AT THE SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL IN IBADAN, SOUTH-WEST LOCAL GOVERNMENT, OYO STATE, Hajarat Oyiza Abubakar, Jemilat Iyabo Arilesere, and Shadrack Adejare Oluranti

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BIBLIOMETRIC ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH PRODUCTIVITY OF ACADEMIC STAFF IN COLLEGE OF ANIMAL SCIENCE AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, ABEOKUTA, OGUN STATE. NIGERIA, Hajarat Oyiza Abubakar Mrs, Anne Sam Etuk, Jemilat Iyabo Arilesere, and Oluwasogo Joshua Busayo Abiodun

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Relationships among ICT Training, Skills Acquisition, Use and Job Performance of Library Personnel in Universities in North-West Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar and Katamba Abubakar Saka

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Adoption and Utilization of Electronic Databases by Postgraduate Students in Selected Universities in North-central, Nigeria, Lawal Abubakar, Abdulwahab Olanrewaju Issa, and Zainab Olanihun Ambali

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Implementation and Use of Virtual Reference Services in Academic Libraries during and post COVID-19 Pandemic: A Necessity for Developing Countries, muhammad Kabir Abubakar

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The Use of Internet for Seeking Health Information Among Narh-Bita College Students: A Cross-sectional Study. Tema, Ghana., Zakaria Abukari

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Marketing Strategies Used By Medical Libraries Of Public Universities For Their Information Resources And Services In The North-Western Geopolitical Zone Of Nigeria, Mudassir A. Abule and Francis Garaba

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The Library as an Inspiring Space for Learning and Innovation, Noor Abutayeh

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Emerging services for the visually impaired in academic libraries, Noor Abutayeh and Berta García-Orosa

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Information Discovery and Scholar Networking as Modes of Scholarly Communication: A Comparative Study, Noor Abutayeh Dr., Berta Garcia-Orosa Dr., and Khaldoon M. Al_Dwairi Dr.

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STUDENT RESIDENCE AS FACTOR AFFECTING USE OF LIBRARY BY THE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS OF TWO FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES IN NORTH-CENTRAL, NIGERIA., ABU AHMED ADAMU; Oyedum Uchey Georgina; Abdulhamid Murjanatu; Raji Egigogo Rabiat; Isah, Yahya Abdullahi; and Sadiku Khadijat

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Empirical investigation of the extent of utilization of social media for effective Library and Information Service delivery in selected university libraries in Abia State, Nigeria, Innocent O. Adayi Mr, Dogara Kudu mr, Ishaya Lami Dutse mrs, and Nathaniel Agbo Oche mr

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WORK STRESS AND INFORMATION ANXIETY OF LIBRARY PERSONNEL IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Adenike Ayokari Adebamiro and Sunday O. Popoola Prof

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Clinical Coding and Indexing as Indispensable Tool In Health Care, Teaching and Research: A Case Study of Obafemi Awolowo Teaching Hospital Complex (OAUTHC) Ile-Ife, Osun State, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr, Sadiq Anifat Afolabi Mrs, Soladayo Olabisi FAJUYIGBE Mrs, Olayiwola Kayode ADEPOJU Dr, and Michael Segun OMOLE Dr

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Health Information Management Practice in Health Care Delivery System: A Case Study of University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital Complex, Ondo, Ondo State, Nigeria, Tajudeen Temitayo Adebayo Dr and Sunday AYo Gbabe Mr

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Gamification In E-Library Services, Folashade Oyinlola Adedokun, Norasnita Binti Ahmad Ph.D, and Suraya Binti Miskon Ph.D

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Use of Library Resources and Services among Undergraduates in Nigerian Universities, Christy Olabisi Adeeko and Airen Adetimirin

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Organizational Commitment among University Library Personnel: A Demographic Analysis, Sarah Irherhimena Adegbaye PhD, Idayat Odunola Agboola PhD, and Olayinka Buraimo

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ICT Skills of University Freshmen and their Projections for Improvement upon Graduation: A Case Study of Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Nigeria, Idowu Adegbilero-Iwari, Oluwaseun O. Odefadehan, Olubunmi Idowu Owoeye Mrs., and Abraham Christopher

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A Cross-Sectional Survey of Online Health Information Seeking Behavior Pattern of Undergraduate Students in a Nigerian Private University, Oluwaseun Eniola Adegbilero-Iwari, Tunrayo Oluwadare, and Idowu Adegbilero-Iwari

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LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE CURRICULUM AND PERCEEPTION TOWARDS LIBARIANSHIP IN TAI SOLARIN UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, Moyosore Adegboye and Hajarat oyiza Abubakar

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Global Trend in Career Satisfaction, Self-Perception, And Gender Differences Among Library Personnel in The University: An Important Parameters for An Organizational Success, Moyosore Adegboye, Hajarat oyiza Abubakar, and Oladotun Ayowumi Osunkentan

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Availability and Utilization of library Facilities and Information Resources in University of Agriculture Makurdi Demonstration Secondary School, Yunusa Anate Adejimoh, Hajaratu Mafo Ilo, and Benedict Ifeanyi Okike

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The Role of School Libraries in Promoting Reading Culture among Secondary School Students in Benue State, Yunusa Anate Adejimoh, Hajaru Mafo Ilo, and Patricia Oomo Audu

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AVAILABILITY AND UTILIZATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) FACILITIES FOR SERVICES IN NIGERIA FRENCH LANGUAGE VILLAGE LIBRARY, AUGUSTINE Alhaji ADEJO (Ph.D)

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APPLICATION OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA, Augustine Alhaji ADEJO PhD and Ali Yakubu MISAU

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Information Need and Academic Achievement of First Year Postgraduate Students of Adeleke University, Ede Osun State Nigeria., Elizabeth Adenekan and Oluchi Precious Ogbonna

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SOCIAL MEDIA AS A COLLABORATIVE TOOL FOR RESEARCH AMONG LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE (LIS) PROFESSIONALS IN NIGERIA, Azeez Adebamgbola ADEOYE, Charis Onuoha Mrs, Doris C. Obiano Dr., and Olayode Motunrayo Librarian I

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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT AND UTILIZATION OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA, Kazeem Adeshina

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INFLUENCE OF INFORMATION SOURCES, NEEDS AND GENDER ON INFORMATION USE OF SCIENCE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA, Kazeem Adeshina Mr.

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The Nexus of Social Media Use and Research Productivity of Lecturers in Private Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo

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Augmenting Traditional Library Services: Role of Smart Library Technologies and Big Data, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Pauline Oghenekaro Adeniran, and Arinola oluwatoyin Gbotosho

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Building Ambidexterity in Libraries: Role of competitive intelligence, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Mufutau Ayobami Asiru, and Ibrahim Bolaji Omolabi

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Exploiting Virtual Realities for Library Serial Services to Nigeria Disabled Patrons, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Augustine I. Enamudu, and Folashade Munirat Lawal

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Infopreneurship and Financial Satisfaction among Library Professionals in Tertiary Institutions in Ede, Osun, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy ADETAYO and Saheed Abiola Hamzat

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Librarians’ generation and social media adoption in selected academic libraries in Southwestern, Nigeria, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo and Olajumoke williams-ilemobola

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AWARENESS, KNOWLEDGE AND USE OF ALTMETRICS AS MEASURE OF RESEARCH IMPACT: NIGERIAN LIBRARIANS’ PERSPECTIVES, Ismail Olatunji Adeyemi Mr

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Use of Social Media as Political Information Source: The Case of Panama Leaks in Pakistan, Hafiz Muhammad Adil, Khalid Mahmood, Hafiz Nazeer Hussain, and Dr. Shafiq Ur Rehman

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LIBRARY ORIENTATION AND ITS IMPACT ON STUDENTS ACADEMIC JOURNEY: A CASE STUDY OF KWAME NKRUMAH UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KNUST), LAW FACULTY LIBRARY, KWABENA OSEI KUFFOUR ADJEI DR., AKWASI DUFFOUR FRIMPONG MR., and VIDA DOGBE MS.

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Marketing Of Special Library Services In Ghana: The Case Of Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Eunice Adomaa

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Job Motivation and Personal Characteristics of Library and Information Professionals in Universities, Dr. Naseer A

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UNVEILING PUBLICATION OUTPUT AND FUNCTIONAL AREAS OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE PROFESSIONALS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, Dr. Naseer A

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IMPORTANCE OF INFORMATION IN THE DELIVERY OF QUALITY HEALTHCARE AT UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST HOSPITAL, Mark Quaye Affum

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INFLUENCE OF INTERNET USE ON SELECTED ACADEMIC LIBRARIES SERVICES IN THE UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST, Mark Quaye Affum

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PROMOTING BORSAH LIBRARY COMPLEX (CAPE COAST TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY) MAIN LIBRARY THROUGH FACEBOOK, Mark Quaye Affum

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Examining the benefits of ICT Training of Teachers of Holy Child and Wiawso College of Education, Mark Quaye Affum and Martha Baidoo

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Examining the Information and Communication Technology Training Needs Of Teachers Of Holy Child And Wiawso College Of Education, Mark Quaye Affum and Martha Baidoo

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Information Use Behaviour of Sedentary Livestock Farmers in Egbeda Local Government Area of Oyo State, Nigeria, SHERIFF OLAMIDE AFOLABI Mr. and MUTAWAKILU ADISA TIAMIYU PROF

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Management Theories and Contemporary Issues in Managing Libraries in Nigeria, Oluyinka Titilope Afolayan

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Piracy and the Nigerian Copyright Law: A Re-Appraisal, Oluyinka Titilope Afolayan

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Conflict Management Styles and Organisational Commitment amongst Library Staff in ABUAD, Kelvin N. Agbakwuru and Jemilat Yusuf

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Electronic Health Records (EHRS) Use and Quality Healthcare Delivery by Physicians in Tertiary Hospitals in Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria, Florence Ada Oyije Agbese PhD and Chinyere N. Ikonne PhD

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Assessment of healthy lifestyle practices among academics through access and use of health information resources, Idayat Odunola Agboola Dr, Sarah Irhermehimena Adegbaye Dr, Kehinde Abayomi Owolabi Dr, and Bosede O. Akintola Dr

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Provision of Alternative Formats of Information Resources for Inclusive Library Services of Visually Impaired Primary School Pupils in Southeast Nigeria, Esther Ekene Aghauche PhD, Obiora Kingsley Udem PhD, and Stephen Ikenna Aghauche

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A Bibliometric Analysis of Distributed Incremental Clustering on Images, Ayushi Agrawal, Preeti Mulay, Krithika Iyer, and Saloni Sarbhai

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Library Websites of Institutes of National Importance: a content study, Pawan Agrawal, Madhuri Kumari, and Kalpesh Bariya

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Quantitative analysis of research on Artificial Intelligence in Retinopathy of Prematurity, Ranjana Agrawal, Manasi Anup Agrawal, Sucheta Kulkarni, Ketan Kotecha, and Rahee Walambe

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Perceived Role of School Principal and School-Based Management Committee in School Library Administration and Management: Implications for School Library Policy, Uche-Vita C. Agundu, Ogechukwu Vivian Amanambu, Leona Eucharia Ekechukwu, Njideka Gertrude Mbelede, Nkiru Christiana Ohia, Kennedy O. Ololo, Chikwendu Ugbogu, and Chinedu Obinna Ejimonye

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Integrative Leadership Style of Libraries at Islamic Universities in Indonesia, Aras Satria Agusta and L Nurdin

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Islamic Bank amid the 2008 Global Financial Crisis: A Bibliometric Analysis, Maulidar -. Agustina Ms., M. Shabri -. Abd. Majid Prof. Dr., and Hafasnuddin -. Hafasnuddin Dr.

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Information Support in the Parliament Environment: Information Audit on E-PAPER Service by the Library of the Indonesian House of Representatives, Sukmawati Nila Agustin and Muhamad Prabu Wibowo

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Accessibility and Use of Library Resources in the North Campus Library of the University of Education, Winneba, Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku, Joseph owuraku Agyeiku. Mr, Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku Mr., and Joseph Owuraku Agyeiku Mr

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Library Automation Software Packages: A Comparative Study of Virtua, Alice for Windows, SOUL and LIBSYS, Hilal Ahmad Dr. and Samar I. Bakhshi Dr.

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Public Library Online Information Resources to Library Patrons during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of Higher Education Institutions, Jamil Ahmad, Akhlaq Ahmad, Muhammad Shoaib, and Bilal Shaukat

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Academic Library Resources and Services at Higher Education Institutions during COVID-19 Pandemic: A Case of Students’ Satisfaction, Jamil Ahmad, Muhammad Shoaib, and Bilal Shaukat

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Russian Contribution to Coronary Artery Disease Research: A Scientometric Mapping of Publications, Muneer Ahmad and M Sadik Batcha

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Major theories of Job Satisfaction and their use in the field of Librarianship, Mushtaq Ahmad, Amjid Khan, and Muhammad Arshad

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Academic E-Book Users’ Information Behavior: A Maturity Model, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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Towards Intelligent Systems: Modelling Academic E-book Power Users in Transaction Logs, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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Transactional Patterns of Academic E-Book Usage: The Case of Ebook Library, Pervaiz Ahmad Dr.

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PREVALENCE OF LIBRARY ANXIETY AMONG UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS, Sajjad Ahmad, Muhammad Ismail, and Amjid Khan

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for effective implementation of MGNREGA in Jammu & Kashmir, Sarafraz Ahmad Dr and Shazia Manzoor Dr

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PERCEPTIONS OF POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH SCHOLARS ABOUT USING DIGITAL LIBRARY RESOURCES: A CASE STUDY OF DISTRICT PESHAWAR, Shakeel Ahmad, Dr. Amjad Reba, Dr. Rahim Khan, Dr. Syed Munir Ahmad, and Jalal Ud Din

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Effects of Blackboard on the preparatory students at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia, Shakil Ahmad, Fazal Hakan Choudhry, and Yahia Alhassan

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Global Research on Andragogy: A Bibliometric Analysis, Shakil Ahmad, Saghir Mehar, Nadeem Siddique, and Muhammad Ajmal Khan

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A Path to an Understanding of the Internet Use and Its Impact on the Academic Achievement of Social Science Students, Shehzad Ahmad Dr, Sajjad Ahmad Dr, and Muhammad Rafiq Dr

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An Empirical Analysis of Parental Involvement in Leisure Reading Development of the Children, Zaheer Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Shahid Soroya, Dr. Muhammad Tariq, and Dr. Muhammad Shahzad Chaudhry

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Exploring the Factors Affecting the Development of Reading Habits among Children, Zaheer Ahmad, Dr. Muhammad Tariq, Qaiser Iqbal, and Tahira Akbar Sial

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Do they perform what they perceive? Examining the IL skills of Pakistani Scientists, Zulfiqar Ahmad and Dr. Khalid Mahmood

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COVID-19 and Pakistani academic libraries: documenting the realities, challenges and state of services., Faiz Ahmed and Nooruddin Merchant

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Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Linguistics Research Over 101 Years (1919–2020), Fasih Ahmed, Murtaza Ashiq, Shafiq Ur Rehman, Shakil Ahmad, and Shaista Rashid

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Digital Repository Services at Bennett University: A Case Study, Jamil Ahmed Dr.

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Bibliometrics Visualization of DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology and SRELS Journal of Information Management During 2016 - 2020: A Comparative Study, LALTU AICH and ANKIT DAS

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Informetrics of Webinars Through Video Conferencing Platforms for Teaching and Learning by Different LIS Professional During COVID-19 Period: An Evaluative Study, LALTU AICH and ANKIT DAS

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21st-Century Multidisciplinary Collaboration in Research in Library, Jesubukade E. Ajakaye and Samuel Oke Ogunniyi PhD

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Institutional Support and Collection Development Practices in Private University Libraries in South-West Nigeria, Funmilayo Folake Ajayi, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, Arinola Oluwatoyin Gbotoso, and Mutiat Yewande Salvador

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Ownership Structure and Collection Development Practices in Private University Libraries in South -West, Nigeria, Funmilayo Folake Ajayi, Ibidapo Oketunji, Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo, and Wosilat Omolara Oyeniyi

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Awareness and Use of Social Media Among Librarians in Public Universities in Ogun State, Nigeria., Khadijat Dayo AJAYI; Fauziyah Nihinlolawa ADENEKAN; and ,Mujidat Adeola BELLO

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Format preference and utilisation of Library information resources by Undergraduates of Public Universities in a Nigerian State, Bosede Adebimpe Ajiboye and Rahman Olorunleke Arowolo

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PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN ONDO AND EKITI STATES, NIGERIA, Clement Ajidahun

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The Academic Status of Librarians in the University Libraries in Nigeria: Myth or Reality?, Clement Ajidahun

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Use Of Social Media In Delivery Of Reference Services By Librarians in FUTO Library, Nancy C. Akagha

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Promoting A Policy For Social Media Use In Nigeria, Adetola Akanbiemu

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Library Use And Knowledge Sharing Amongst Undergraduates In Babcock University, Ilishan Remo, Ogun State, Nigeria, Adetola A. Akanbiemu, Oluwaseun Oluropo Ajibare, and Taiwo A. Ogunwemimo