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The Development of E-Library at Delta State University Library, Abraka

MO Ifukor

Abstract


The study is on the automation of Delta University Library Abraka. The processes involved in the acquisition of information communication technology equipments to complement the traditional Library Services were stated. Major issues discussed include acquisition of computers hardware and library software, telephone lines, internet access services, staff training and users’ education. Training of staff suitable for library IT operation in the University Library was briefly discussed. Problems of information communication technology in the University Library includes: funding, lack of adequate infrastructure, external assistance and systems maintenance were enumerated. Recommendations for improvement were stated.

Key Words: E-library, Development, University, Abraka, Library




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