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Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries in Nigeria: A Digital Imperative

Ilo, Promise Ifeoma (2008) Resource Sharing in Academic Libraries in Nigeria: A Digital Imperative. Global Review of Library and Information Science, 4. pp. 1-13.

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Abstract

This paper exwnined the past e./forts made by Nigerian libraries towards sharing of resources and enum.erated the benefits accruing from such ventures. It also identified the necessary conditions for digital resource sharing such as fund, c01nputers, internet availability, constant power supply, standard and up-to-date union catalogue, and proper maintenance skills among others. 111e poor state of these conditions in Nigeria were highlighted and the recommendations include generation of fund for digital facilities, review of library school curriculum, staff training, and acquisition of computer skills and maintenance of · standards

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Resource sharing, academic libraries
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mr Solomon Bayoko
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2015 12:29
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2015 12:29
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/3326

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