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Disaster Management in Digital Libraries:Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries

Ifijeh, Goodluck and Idiegbeyan-Ose, Jerome and Segun-Adeniran, Chidi D. and Ilogho, Julie E. (2016) Disaster Management in Digital Libraries:Issues and Strategies in Developing Countries. International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management, 5 (1). pp. 1-14.

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Abstract

The role of digital libraries in information generation,organization, dissemination and storage cannot be overemphasized. This article articulates the importance of digital libraries and the need to preserve them from disasters. It highlights the causes and effects of disasters in digital libraries. Prevention and management of disasters were also discussed. Issues and challenges around information and communication technology (ICT), that has direct bearings on digital libraries and disaster management in developing countries were raised. In addition, recommendations were made on how to improve on disaster prevention and control.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Computer Security, Data, Developing Countries, Digital Divide, Digital Library, Disaster, Disaster Management,ICT Policy
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z719 Libraries (General)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Education
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2018 08:32
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2018 08:32
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/9978

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