A Review of the Trends and Issues affecting Academic Libraries in Higher Institutions in Nigeria
Journal Title:Journal of Research in Education and Society
There have been developmental changes in the society because of its dynamic nature. This developmental changes cut across every sphere of life including library and information science. In view of this, the traditional methods of discharging library services are gradually going into extermination thereby necessitating the move along with times. This paper therefore focuses on the nature of information carriers in the past, the modern trends in librarianship. It further accounts for the challenges faced by librarians who use these information technologies in the library and information services provision. It also examines the historical antecedents of library materials that have evolved over the years. The paper concludes with suggestions for improvement.