Journal of Balkan Libraries Union

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Journal of Balkan Libraries Union (BLUJ) is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal covering theories, concepts, models, frameworks, and philosophies in library science, e-publishing, documentation, and information science. BLUJ publishes research articles, review/survey articles, short communications, book reviews, and notes to the editor. BLUJ's scope is broadly library science, encompassing all of the academic and professional disciplines which deal with recorded information. These include, but are not limited to information science, library science, and related disciplines, knowledge management, knowledge organization, information seeking, information retrieval, archiving, human information behaviour, and digital literacy. BLUJ is currently abstracted and indexed in ProQuest - LISA (Library and Information Science Abstracts), Index Copernicus, Ulrich's, DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), Google Scholar, E-Lis (E-Prints in Library and Information Science), CiteSeerX, and J-Gate Portal. It is also under review by other major indexes.


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Print ISSN 2148-077X

Online ISSN 2148-9823


Vol 5, No 1 (2017): May 2017, Journal of Balkan Libraries Union

Table of Contents

Regular Papers

Performance Management in Academic Libraries: A Balanced Scorecard Approach for Digital Services PDF
Christopher Mfum Owusu-Ansah, Lydia Nyankom Takyi
Evidence-Based Information Services: An Example of a Literature Review PDF
Huriye Çolaklar
Knowledge Sharing and Dissemination among Academics in Nigerian Universities: Patterns and Trends PDF
Kabiru Dahiru Abbas
Block-Matching Motion Estimation Algorithms for Video Processing and Compression: a Brief Overview PDF
Samsun Mustafa Başarıcı

Review/Survey Papers

OpenBiblio: a free and open source integrated library management system that answers small libraries’ automation needs PDF
Tuesday Bwalya

Book Reviews

Western Thrace-Komotini Dialect Review (Phonology and Morphology-Texts-Vocabulary) by Muharrem ÖZDEN PDF
Murat Derin
For the Sake of a Crescent, From Balkan to Anatolia by Ertuğrul Karakuş PDF
Ahmet Altay
Modern Greece: What Everyone Needs to Know by Stathis N. Kalyvas PDF
Özgür Rençberler
The Importance of Rare Collections Inter-municipality Library Prizren PDF
Sahadete Sadikaj – Kukaj
Literature Reflecting On Stones: Tombstones Epitaphs in Macedonia Debre-Jupa Region (Turkish-Albenian-Macedonian) by Ertuğrul Karakuş PDF
Ahmet Altay
A Unique Life: Bulgarian King II. Simeon/Simeon Sakskoburggotski by Simeon Sakskoburggotski PDF
Ergün Hasanoğlu

ISSN: 2148-9823