Out Now: December 2021 issue of IFLA Journal
20 January 2022
IFLA Journal is an international journal publishing peer reviewed articles on library and information services and the social, political and economic issues that impact access to information through libraries.
The Journal publishes research, case studies and essays that reflect the broad spectrum of the profession internationally.
IFLA Journal Volume 47, No.4 (December 2021)
The December 2021 issue contains 13 articles from across the domains of library and information science. Ranging from the impacts of neoliberal policies on public libraries to the development of future-ready schools libraries through design thinking, each article provides an important perspectives o...
Neoliberalism and public library policy in Ireland, 1998–2011: From the first government policy document to the first general election after the Great Recession 427
A reassessment of the design of Carnegie public library buildings with a view to their future use: The case of Evanston Public Library, Illinois (1908) 444
Alistair Black and Oriel Prizeman
What we talk about when we talk about information literacy 453
Margaret S. Zimmerman and Chaoqun Ni
Acceptance of social network sites by university librarians 468
Sureni Weerasinghe and Menaka Chandanie Bandara Hindagolla
Social media use and information-sharing behaviour of university students 481
Iqra Bashir, Amara Malik and Khalid Mahmood
Saudi scholars’ perceptions and use of open government data portals at Shaqra University, Saudi Arabia 493
Ahmed Shehata and Mohamed Elgllab
Developing future-ready school libraries through design thinking: A case study 505
Chin Ee Loh, Elia Binte M. Hamarian, Lisa Lim Yu Qi, Qianwei Lim and Skyler Ng Ynn Zee
Do primary school libraries affect teenagers’ attitudes towards leisure reading? 520
Intellectual property information services and the impacts on academic libraries’ transformation from the perspective of Chinese university libraries 531
Wei Yang and Tianlin Liu
The information needs and behaviour of the Egyptian elderly living in care homes: An exploratory study 548
Developing information literacy courses for students through virtual learning environments in Tanzania: Prospects and challenges 559
Evans F. Wema
Communication channels for exchanging agricultural information among Tanzanian farmers:
A meta-analysis 570
Wulystan Pius Mtega
E-books in the Czech Republic: Analysis of demand and readers’ behaviour 580
Viktor Prokop and Jan Stejskal
IFLA Journal is an international journal publishing peer reviewed articles on library and information services and the social, political and economic issues that impact access to information through libraries. The Journal publishes research, case studies and essays that reflect the broad spectrum of the profession internationally. IFLA Journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
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- Editor: Steven W. Witt
- Frequency: Quarterly
- ISSN: 0340-0352
- eISSN: 1745-2651
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