Information Retrieval Systems in Academic Libraries in Nigeria

INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEMS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES (A CASE STUDY OF FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC, NEKEDE OWERRI)

Information is very sine-que-non in the development of any society. This is so because information they say is power. According to Gregory (2010) defines information as a “difference that makes a difference”. Information also means something to a user if it is communicated in a medium he can easily understand, for example in the rural areas, town criers, village meeting and different agencies from the basis for packaging information. [Read more…]

Strategies for Combating Deterioration of Library Materials

STRATEGIES FOR COMBATING DETERIORATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS BY USERS IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES (A CASE OF NNAMDI AZIKIWE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY, AWKA)

This literature review on the strategies for combating deterioration by users in academic library is discussed under the following headings: [Read more…]

Relevance of Gifts and Exchange of Gifts in University Libraries

RESEARCH ON RELEVANCE OF GIFTS AND EXCHANGE OF GIFTS IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN LAGOS STATE: A CASE STUDY OF LASU AND UNILAG.

Despite the proliferation of libraries in Nigeria, the state of our information services still fall below expectation. The need for acquiring materials for the library services received a second class attention from most administrations in this country. [Read more…]

Public Libraries as a Rural Extension Agent

PUBLIC LIBRARIES AS A RURAL EXTENSION AGENT: A CASE OF ONITSHA DIVISIONAL LIBRARY

The extension service of the public library is a special service provided by the public libraries for the people living far from the branch library and it requires special attention. [Read more…]

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