IFLA Journal December 2015 issue


Out Now: December 2015 (V.41 (4)) issue of 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.



The long-tail of global engagement and international librarianship 297
Steve W. Witt


Internship in LIS education: An international perspective on experiential learning 298
Nora J. Bird, Clara M. Chu and Fatih Oguz

Information literacy and diginatives: Expanding the role of academic libraries 308
Johanna Kiviluoto

Library anxiety among university students: A survey 317
Marisa Alicia McPherson

At home in the world: International library staff exchange program highlights 326
Mary M. Somerville, Liz Cooper, Catta Torhell and Cindy Hashert

Future of public libraries: Opinions of public librarians in Turkey 336
Bülent Yılmaz and Nilay Cevher

Exploring reading habits and academic success in rural Kenya 353
Florence N. Mugambi

The role of public libraries in promoting reading within the family 364
Ana Margarida Ramos and Inês Vila

Legacy of the Bengal Renaissance in public library development in India 370
Anup Kumar Das

Abstracts 381