Author Guidelines

The Nigerian School Library Journal is a scholarly publication of the Nigerian School Library Association that focuses on issues relating to school library media centres’ establishment, administration, and organization, media resources management, reading development, e-learning/m-learning, vis-à-vis other related topics of concern to researchers, school librarians/school media specialist, academics, students, and other professionals in the field of library and information science. In accordance with the academic and professional protocols, Nigerian School Library Journal cannot accept an article that is not the author’s original work, has been published before, or is currently under consideration for publication elsewhere. The article must not contain any libelous or unlawful statements or in any way infringe the rights of others. Contributions to the Nigerian School Library Journal should be submitted in double-spaces, A4 size format of not more than 5,000 words or 15pages with no footnotes. The title page of the manuscripts should reflect the contributor(s) name, status, affiliation(s), complete address (including e-mail), and phone number(s). the text of the paper should include abstract, keywords, text, tables, and references. The Abstract should be between 150-200 words while the keywords should not be more than 10-15 words or phrase. The keywords are important for online searching. All papers must be written in Uk English and the preferred electronic format is RTF or MS Word. Contributors should submit a soft copy (in CD-ROM or through e-mail:info@nsla.org.ng). Templates for preparation of manuscript are available on the Nigerian School Library Association’s website www.nsla.org.ng for download. Articles not adequately prepared and formatted using the format required will be rejected. It is the responsibility of the contributors to ensure that their manuscripts are of high quality. Articles for submission should be research based and make noticeable contribution to knowledge in the field. Articles submitted would be subjected to peer review and only articles that are adjusted publishable by assessors will be published. The Nigerian School Library Journal is not liable for any infringements emanating from published works as they are within the full responsibility of authors. Permission must be sought in writing form the Nigerian School Library Association for a reprint in part or whole of the Journal. The referencing style should follow the APA format as follows: Taiwo, A.S. (2010). The influence of work environment on workers’ productivity: A case of selected oil and gas industry in Lagos, Nigeria. African Journal of Business Management, 4(3), 299-307. www.academicjournals.org/AJBM. Federal Republic of Nigeria. (2001). National Policy on Information Technology. Abuja: Federal Government Press, 1-9. Carter, J. (2002). The framework for the development of multimedia systems for use in engineering education. Computers and Education 39: 111-128.

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