Digitization of library materials in special libraries in Abuja, Nigeria

  • Rose Lade Mommoh
  • Saka Katamba Abubakar
Keywords: Digitization, library materials, special libraries, Abuja


utilized in the conduct of this research. The population for the study consists of fifty three (53) special libraries in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The sampled population for the study comprised of fifty six (56) librarians (two (2) librarians each), from twenty eight special libraries which were randomly selected. Structured questionnaire was used for the collection of data for the study. Descriptive statistics, mean score and standard deviation was used for the analysis of data. Findings from the study revealed that ICT resources available in special libraries in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja are grossly inadequate. However attitude of librarians in special libraries to digitization of library materials was found to be positive. The study also revealed inadequate funding for digitization of library materials in the special libraries studied. Based on the findings some recommendations were made.

Keywords: Digitization, library materials, special libraries, Abuja


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