Library Review: Volume 64 Issue 1/2


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Use and perceptions of e-books in Derbyshire libraries

Graham Martindale, Peter Willett, Roger Jones

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of the new e-lending scheme on the users of libraries operated by Derbyshire County Council.

Skills in the market: an analysis of skills and qualifications for American librarians

Michalis Gerolimos, Afrodite Malliari, Pavlos Iakovidis

– The purpose of this paper is to create a profile of the modern American academic librarian through the content analysis method of job advertisements.


Do engineering master’s students know what they don’t know?: Exploring abstracting & indexing service use and non-use

Paula C Johnson, Jennifer E. Simonsen

The purpose of this study was to determine whether engineering master’s students at a medium-sized university use library-provided abstracting and indexing (A&I) services (e.g…

Performance appraisal systems in academic and research libraries in Ghana: a survey

Kwaku Agyen-Gyasi, Michael Sakyi Boateng

The purpose of this study is to discuss the impact of performance appraisal on the productivity levels of professional and para-professional librarians in selected academic and…


Understanding Semantic Web: a conceptual model

Michael Calaresu, Ali Shiri

The purpose of this article is to explore and conceptualize the Semantic Web as a term that has been widely mentioned in the literature of library and information science. More…


Public procurement legislation and the acquisition of library materials in academic libraries in Malawi

Patrick Mapulanga

The purpose of this paper was to examine the challenges and opportunities the new public procurement legislation has created for academic librarians as regards the acquisition of…


Webbs on the Web: libraries, digital humanities and collaboration

Ed Fay, Julianne Nyhan

This paper aims to make a contribution to the ongoing debates about the nature, value and potential of closer collaboration between digital humanities (DH) and the library sector…


Use of different information and communication technologies in Indian academic libraries

Shabahat Husain, Mohammad Nazim

– This paper aims to present an exploration of the potential utilisation of different information and communication technologies (ICT) in Indian academic libraries.


Sexy bibliography (and revealing paratext)

Karen E. McAulay

This paper aims to explore the advantages of applying best pedagogical practice to library-based teaching, using targeted content in order to contextualise the teaching within a…


Micro perceptive on absorptive capacity in joint ICT project teams in Malaysia

Adedapo Oluwaseyi Ojo, Murali Raman

This study aims to investigate the micro-antecedents of the multidimensional construct of absorptive capacity (ACAP) from the perspective of the individual characteristics…

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