THE ROLE OF ICT IN PROVIDING QUALITY INFORMATION SERVICES TO LIBRARY USERS/CLIENTELES IN NIGERIAN TERTIARY INSTITUTIONS

Gbotosho Ajibola Sunmade

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Researches into libraries, (most especially academic libraries) have shown that inadequate levels of Information and Communication Technology literacy is one of the major problems facing libraries in Nigeria at this time of digital revolution. In as much as internet is designed to serve the information needs of every individual in the society has eventually given room to effective utilisation of library information resources. The world-wide network has made interaction online to be more efficient in terms of information accessibility, communication and sharing of information resources. This paper delves into the principles behind ICT, provision of immeasurable information, technology in relation to information for the development of a modern library of today and beyond. Furthermore, the paper made some valuable recommendation to all in having a befitting library development.

 

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ICT, information services, library users, Nigerian tertiary institution, world-wide network (internet)

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