Networking Concepts and Cooperation among Legislative Libraries: Lessons for Nigeria and Other Developing Countries
AbstractThis paper argues that military rule does not provide the appropriate environment for the growth and development of legislative libraries. Cooperation and not competition is stated as the driving philosophy for library networks and cooperation. Resource sharing is the premise for participation in library network. Network positions are delineated; its practices are highlighted and network priorities are discussed. The roles of information professionals in a networked environment are described while recommendations are stated as network proposals.
Keywords: Cooperation; Networking; Legislature; Developing-Countries-Libraries
The Information Technologist Vol.1(1&2) 2004: 59-70