4 March 2015

Now available: March 2015 issue of IFLA Journal

​​IFLA Journal

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.

Volume 41, No.1 (March 2015)

Contents:


Editorial

Promoting research that intersects with practice and advocacy 3
Steven W. Witt

Articles

Academic libraries: A soft analysis, a warning and the road ahead 5
James M. Matarazzo and Toby Pearlstein

The expansion of the personal name authority record under Resource Description and Access: Current status and quality considerations 13
Heather Lea Moulaison

Sharing science: The state of institutional repositories in Ghana 25
Jenny Bossaller and Kodjo Atiso

The library in the research culture of the university: A case study of Victoria University Library 40
Ralph Kiel, Frances O’Neil, Adrian Gallagher and Cindy Mohammad

The rural library’s role in Ugandan secondary students’ reading habits 53
Valeda F. Dent and Geoff Goodman

Conservation of library collections: Research in library collections conservation and its practical application at the Scientific Library of Tomsk State University 63
Olga Manernova

Scholarly productivity of Arab librarians in Library and Information Science journals from 1981 to 2010: An analytical study 70
Mahmoud Sherif Zakaria

Abstracts 80

 

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.

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