Library Philosophy and Practice

Articles from January

Copyright Law: Influence on the Use of Information Resources in Nigeria
Introduction This study investigates the extent to which copyright law protects information products used in Nigeria and how it influences the use of information resources. Copyright law protects the rights of authors and creators and their creative...
Family-Work Conflict, Information Use, and Social Competence: A Case Study of Married Postgraduate Students in the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Introduction Managing the conflict between family and work obligations is an important issue. The demands of family and work pose critical challenges to individuals, researchers, and organisations. Because of the openness of the economy, political...
Marketing Research as a Tool for Finding Library Users' Needs and Demands: Application of Three Party Theory
Introduction Information is a vital resource for national development. A society that consumes and generates the most knowledge and information is the strongest society. One major aspect of economic development is the balanced interaction of supply...
Research Outputs from Nigerian Tertiary Institutions: An Empirical Appraisal
Introduction The adequacy of Nigerian university and polytechnic graduates remains hotly debated. It is a question of particular concern to graduates who are seeking employment and to employers who consider hiring them. The situation is of such...
The Merchant of Venice: Schools, Libraries, and Censors
Introduction The censorship of William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice commenced in this country before the First World War. In 1911, a citizen's committee in Connecticut asked their local school board to "eliminate the study of Shakespeare's...