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The findings reveal that the most environmental information needs were in the areas of gas flaring (100%), health (98.1%) and land (96.9%). The main information sources used by respondents in meeting their information needs were town criers /community leaders (82.7%), radio (77.7%) and personal contact/visits (71.9%.). Libraries were rarely used as a source of information as only 1.2% of the respondents indicated the use of libraries as a source of information for meeting their needs. The paper also discussed the potential role of libraries.
(African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science: 2002 12 (2): 189-200)