Promoting Best Practice through ICT Policies in the Provision of Information Services in Nigeria

ATANDA Luqman Ayanlola & OGAR Christopher Eje

This study investigated the integrate policies for better services delivery. The concepts of ICT and libraries services were defined. Also, how this concept can be blended to produce a workable policy document to promote effective and efficient library services delivery system for library users were highlighted. The paper identified strategies academic libraries could adopt to promote best practices in education. These includes: review ICT- library based environment to educate users in order to reduce fear and apprehension associated with the introduction of new technology, establish committee to access the type of computer to acquire, ICT retraining, ICT facilities resources, type of services to render, acquire competencies and skills needed among others. The study concluded by recommending that academic libraries should integrate and influence ICT policies with strategies to promote effective and efficient library services delivery. Library collaboration with government, education funding agencies be sort for to support library programmes for better and quality job performance.

Keywords –  Best Practices, ICT, Policies, Information Services, Academic Libraries, Nigeria.

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DOI : 10.26761/IJRLS.5.2.2019.1300         DOI URL : https://doi.org/10.26761/ijrls.5.2.2019.1300

 

Cite This Article As: Atanda, L. A., & Ogar, C. E. (2019). Promoting Best Practice through ICT Policies in the Provision of Information Services in Nigeria. International Journal of Research in Library Science (IJRLS), 5(2),33- 38. www.ijrls.in

Copyright © 2019  Author(s) retain the copyright of this article. This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.

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