Development Of Public Library In Nigeria

DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC LIBRARY IN NIGERIA WITH REFERENCE TO IMO STATE CENTRAL LIBRARY, OWERRI

It is clear that a lot has been written on public library development in Nigeria. It is therefore deemed necessary by the researcher to embark on an extensive review of works done on this subject. The areas covered include:

a        The public library as an agency for education.

b        The public library as an agency for information.

c        The public library as an agency for rural extension [Read more…]

School Libraries as an Effective Instrument for Achieving Excellence

School Libraries as an Effective Instrument for Achieving Excellence (A Case Study of School In Owerri Town of the Imo State)

The full educational impact of the school library on the academic behavioral pattern of students is yet to be fully understood. Obviously, communication is very vital in human existence. In the increasingly independent modern world of today, the ability to read and communicate forms one of the basic skills for an individual’s survival in the society. [Read more…]

Users Patronage in the Institute of Management and Technology

USERS PATRONAGE IN THE INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY, ENUGU LIBRARY

Academic library plays a vital role in the development and upliftment of students. Academic library makes available adequate materials that give information to the students, staff and researchers of all level. A well stocked Academic library is a store house of information or a record of human experience to which students, lectures and researchers may turn for data and information. It stands in the same relationship to the society as the memory of an individual by making available and accessible to its users information source needed for teaching and students Independent society.  [Read more…]

The Problems and Prospect of Reference Services in Academic Libraries

THE PROBLEMS AND PROSPECT OF REFERENCE SERVICES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN ANAMBRA STATE. A CASE STUDY OF ANAMBRA STATE UNIVERSITY, ULI.

“A library when its collection is based on different nature, it serves as a body of different nomenclature to the users”. It has a staff trained in different subject matter; it often rendered services. Because academic libraries deals with general field of study, there is need to keep them up to date with whatever is going on in their field and they must be able to lead for further research. Previously writing on academic libraries were found in temples, educational establishments and universities. The growth of books and journals particularly following the invention of printing has developed into literature flood on all branches of the subject. [Read more…]

The Classification and Knowledge Development by Technical Librarians in Academic Libraries

THE CLASSIFICATION AND KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT BY TECHNICAL LIBRARIANS  IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN ANAMBRA STATE.

Literature review serves as a theoretical frame work or base for understanding the concept and the subject matter of any research work of this nature. However, Nigeria has been described as a failed state by many academicians due to other educational backwardness and other academic pundits on the ground that as a state it has failed to mitigate the excruciating educational sector in shamble including lack of effective academic libraries, lack of motivation for readers (scholars). [Read more…]