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An Assessment of School Library Resources and Services in Selected Secondary Schools in Owerri Municipality, Nigeria

CO Nnadozie

Abstract


The paper evaluates the availability of library resources and services in selected secondary schools. Data were collected from 300  respondents who participated in this study through completion of questionnaire and participation in interview sessions. The findings of this study show that available library resources and services in secondary schools does not meet the approved standards for school libraries. The study recommends, amongst others, the integration of school libraries in the overall-plan of secondary schools; employment of adequate and competent staff and provision of current and relevant  information materials, as some of the measure that would improve the relevance of libraries in secondary schools



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