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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)


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.


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