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The End of Wisdom? by David Baker, Wendy Evans

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Chapter 18

The Future of Libraries in Nigeria

Stephen Akintunde     University of Jos, Nigeria

Abstract

The future of libraries in Nigeria is a trends report on the development of libraries in Nigeria against the changes taking place globally in the provision of information and library services. Users of the libraries also project what the future portends in the country taking into account the present realities and future possibilities. The situation of public and academic libraries is used as an illustration because of their strategic importance in the development of libraries and in the use of libraries in the country. Libraries are struggling to cope with the demands of today's user who is technology savvy because of poor funding and inadequate ...

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