Code of ethics for librarians: the Nigerian situation

  • Eric Tawo Ofre
Keywords: Ethics, Code of Ethics, ALA Code of Ethics, Nigerian Library

Abstract

This article gives an overview of ethics, code and discussion in greater detail the American Library Association (ALA) Code of Ethics for Librarians. It shows the 1938 version of the code and the reviewed version of 1998. The article also gives the contributions of Nigerian writers to9 the discussions on ethics for librarians. It is shown that there is no local code of ethics for Nigeria librarians. The writer recommends that the Nigerian Library Association should as a matter of urgency draft the Nigerians Library Code of Ethics.

Keywords: Ethics, Code of Ethics, ALA Code of Ethics, Nigerian Library

Published
2016-09-27
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 2360-994X
print ISSN: 2141-4297