LIBRARY SCIENCE

ACQUISITION AND UTILIZATION OF LIBRARY-ORIENTED SOFTWARE PACKAGES IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES IN AKWA IBOM

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Academic libraries are libraries which serve institution of higher learning such as Colleges of Education, Universities and Polytechnics. Academic libraries serve the teaching and research needs of students and staff. It always serves two complementary purposes which are to support the school curriculum and to support the institution, …

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ACQUISITION AND ORGANIZATION OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES FOR INFORMATION SERVICE DELIVERY IN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN SOUTH SOUTH NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background of the Study. The manifestation of electronic resources has significantly transformed information handling and organization in Nigerian educational environments, as well as institution of higher education libraries in particular. For instance, if electronic resources are well organized for use, and all the facilities needed to make them accessible by users are …

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MANAGEMENT OF MEDICAL RECORDS IN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE CENTRES IN ZAMFARA STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1        Background to the Study Primary Healthcare Centres were established as essential part of healthcare agencies and its main principles are equity, health promotion and disease prevention, community participation, appropriate health technology and multisectoral approach. This is why WHO (1980) initiated the “Health Promotion” program considered as an essential strategy in achieving the …

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A SCHOOL LIBRARY COLLECTIONS, PROGRAMMES AND FREE VOLUNTARY READING OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN IMO STATE

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION Background to the Study Reading is an activity which helps to develop the mind and personality of human beings and ultimately enriches their intellectual lives. As students learn to enjoy reading, learning becomes relevant and in that way improves their reading ability and self concept. The act of reading is an act …

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MANAGEMENT OF DIGITISATION PROJECTS IN NIGERIAN UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1   Background to the Study Recent development in the world of information resource handling and management have moved from being manually driven to electronic driven especially in Libraries, Information centers, Museums and Archival centers where information bearing media were originally in printed formats. The need to source and present information for academic …

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MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC RECORDS IN PRIVATE RADIO CORPORATION

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1         Background to the Study The creation of records is a fundamental aspect of the management of any business and operations, be it government or private organization. Today, corporations such as media houses (Radio Corporations, Television Stations and Print Media) and government agencies are creating and receiving records at an astonishing rate. The …

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RECORDS MANAGEMENT IN THE LEGISLATIVE ARM OF GOVERNMENT IN NORTH-WESTERN STATES OF NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1         Background to the Study Records are what organizations cannot do without. Reitz (2004) consideredrecords as a document in any form created or received by any agency or person, accumulated in the normal conduct of business or affairs, and retained as evidence of such activity. It is also an account of something, put …

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CURRENT AWARENESS SERVICES AND SATISFACTION OF INFORMATION NEEDS

CHAPTER ONE GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1.0 INTRODUCTION A modern society is characterized by an increasing need for specialized institutions in various fields of activity for the performance of their day­to­day functions as well as research and consultancy work. These institutions require speedy access to qualitative published information. Library and information services are a key element in libraries since the …

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INFORMATION RESOURCE MANAGEMENT IN THE MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM RESOURCES, ABUJA, NIGERIA

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1         Background to the study This study is on “Information Resource Management in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Abuja”. Information is very complex and difficult, as evident in the various definitions and attributes of the concept. Notwithstanding the fact that information is as old as man, and that it affects and is affected …

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INFORMATION SOURCING, ORGANIZATION AND DISSEMINATION BY AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION WORKERS IN BORNO STATE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME

CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the Study Agriculture remains the mainstay of almost all economies of the sub- Saharan African which Nigeria is not an exception. In Nigeria agriculture had been the most effective and viable sector in revenue generation to the economy before the advent of the oil and gas sector. It is …

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