Conversion of serial holdings into automated library system in Nigeria: the hurdles ahead

  • W Fola Adio University Library, University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria


Records conversion is a must in a newly automated library system. As a result of the recent development in automation at the University of Ilorin library, almost all the monograph collection have been converted to readable format, while the conversion of the serials records remain dormant. The article discusses the attempt being employed in the conversion of the records and the pitfall. Useful hints on how libraries in the developing countries can carry out serials conversion without much stress were given in conclusion.

Kewwords: automated library systems, conversion, Nigeria, serial holdings

Lagos Journal of Library and Information Science Vol. 1(1) 2003: 37-41

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eISSN: 1596-9487