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A Survey on the Present State of School Libraries in Benin City

Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Okoedion, Innocent (2012) A Survey on the Present State of School Libraries in Benin City. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). ISSN 1522-0222

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Abstract

For an educational programme to succeed, adequate attention must be paid to the development of its library services. Ogunrombi (2005) cited Idowu (1988) and stressed that a developing country like Nigeria, even thought faced with the problems of basic social necessities such as food, shelter, among others cannot afford to abandon library services in its educational programme. School libraries must be assisted by proper funding to acquire relevant and varied materials for this purpose. Books and non-book materials must be provided. They must be well organized, and the right caliber of staff must be put in place to disseminate information directly or give assistance to those seeking information on their own. The educational aims of school libraries include:

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 24 Apr 2014 15:38
Last Modified: 24 Apr 2014 15:38
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/2452

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