9th International Science Congress (ISC-2019).  International E-publication: Publish Projects, Dissertation, Theses, Books, Souvenir, Conference Proceeding with ISBN.  International E-Bulletin: Information/News regarding: Academics and Research

School Libraries and Development of Library Skills in Nigerian Secondary Education System

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Library and Information Science, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State, NIGERIA

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 3, Issue (2), Pages 1-4, March,21 (2015)

Abstract

For qualitative learning and study, the indispensability of information cannot be over-emphasized. The development in information and communication technology brought about explosion in information resources. Information Literacy skills is the basic tools the students need in order to effectively harness and evaluate these resources. This paper deliberates on the role of information literacy skills in students’ study and research; it looks at the concept of information literacy skills; rationale for information literacy skills, potentials of information literacy skills, methods of inculcating information literacy skills and the challenges of inculcating information literacy skills in students.

References

  1. Abdulahi Aishatu, The Role of Libraries in Primary and Secondary Education in Nigeria. Teaching Education Today,1 & 2), 21-26 (1998)
  2. UNESCO, UNESCO school libraries 544 Manifesto, UNISIST Newsletter,25(2), 6–8 (1997)
  3. Apeji E.A., The library in the school learning process. Education libraries Journal, 42(1), 11 -13 (1999)
  4. Edoka B.E.,Introduction to Library Science,Publishing, 15-16 (2000)
  5. Ibeto C.A.,Agents of Primary School Library Development. State Primary Education Board: Nigeria. School Librarianship: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow. Edited by (1998)
  6. OKEASAN C. and Okpeola S.M., Programmed text for College library users life, University press, 7 (1993)
  7. Mole A.J.C., The place of library skills in the optimization of education for the Nigerian child, Education Journal,1(1), 49 –55 (2007)
  8. Dike V.W., Library resources in education, Enugu: Abic publishers, 22–177 (1998)
  9. Elaturoti D.F., Usage pattern of library resources among secondary school students: users survey of Abadina Media Resources Center, Nigeria School Library Journal, 3(122), 30, (1993)
  10. Fayose P.O., School Library Resources Center for Educational excellence, Ibadan: Federal Ministry of Education, 13 (1995)
  11. Aguolu C.C. and Aguolu I.E., Libraries and Information Management in Nigeria,Maiduguri: ED-INFORM services, 212-218 (2002)
  12. Okore A.M., The role of the school library in achieving the goals of UBE in Nigeria, Nigerian Journal of curriculum studies,8(1), 186–191 (2001)