International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 242

Full Length Research Paper

Assessment of school library resources: A case study of school of health technology library, Ningi, Bauchi State

Suleiman Abdullahi*
  • Suleiman Abdullahi*
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Nigeria.
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Basaka A, Abubakar
  • Basaka A, Abubakar
  • Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Bauchi, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 06 January 2015
  •  Accepted: 12 May 2015
  •  Published: 31 May 2015

Abstract

Every library is supposed to have adequate information resources in order to enable it effectively serve the information needs of its users. In view of this, the paper aimed at assessing the resources in the school of health technology library Ningi, Bauchi state .Questionnaire was the instrument used to collect data. 200 copies of self designed questionnaire were distributed, out of which 150 were successfully returned. Data collected from one hundred and fifty(150) respondents, who participated in this study, through completion of questionnaire and were analyzed alongside with information obtained from documentary source. The study shows that available information resources in the school library, does not meet the approved school library standards. There researcher recommends amongst others, the integration of school library in the overall plan of the school; employment of professional librarians; provision of quality and quantity information resources, as some of measures that would improve the relevance of the library resources, in the school.

Key words: Assessment, school library, resources, technology library.