CHUKWUKA DIBIA AND EZEMBA NWABU
APPLICATION OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (ICT) IN ACADEMIC LIBRARIES
The main purpose of the study is to assess Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in academic libraries. The application of ICT has provided more effective and efficient service delivery in the library. The use of ICT facilities is an important tool in the academic libraries as it supports resource sharing among academic libraries, increase effective and efficient service delivery, saves time, provide marketing opportunity of its services, provide speedy and easy access to information and to provide more up to date information to users. ICT facilities in the academic libraries are meant to work towards the actualization of the institution aims and objectives. The article discussed the following areas: to identify the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) facilities available in academic Libraries; to investigate areas ICT can be applied to in academic libraries; to examine the challenges of ICT application to library services and suggest strategies for improving ICT application to library services.
published in Oko Journal of Communication and Information Science
, VOLUME 3 NUMBER 1 FEBRUARY, 2020.
Library Services, Facilities, Application, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Academic Libraries.
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