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Managing Research Libraries in Developing Economy

IB Ahmed

Abstract


Research Libraries are central in the process of communicating and production of information to an informed public. This paper discusses managing research libraries in developing economy. The concepts of special libraries, funding of research libraries, the need for training and retraining of library staff and resources sharing networking were highlighted. The paper recommends that research Institutes need to re-order their priorities through a major policy shift to remain relevant in the century.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tim.v9i2.63664
AJOL African Journals Online