Use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a Tool for Information Service Delivery in an Era of Economic Depression.

Publication Date : 06/01/2021


Author(s) :

1Ekoh, Nicholas N , 2Uduebor Ehikioya.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 1
(01 - 2021)



Abstract :

This paper examined the concept of Information and Communication Technology justifying the facility as the rave of the moment in global socio-economic affairs and asserting that it has become so important that every country, organization or institution no matter how highly or lowly placed want to identify and embrace it. This paper accessed the attitude and opinions of librarians on the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) as a tool for information service delivery in University libraries in this era of economic quagmire. The paper posited that ICTs are used in Catalogue and classification, Interlibrary information sharing, Registration of library users, Reference services e.t.c. The paper recommended that amount budgeted for the library funding should be enhanced/increased, librarians should ensure that the funds when released in the running of the library KEYWORDS: Delivery, Information, Communication, Technology, Cataloguing, Classification, Registration.


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