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: 246

Full Length Research Paper

The extent of information and communication technology (ICT) infrastructure application in library and information science education in Nigeria

Mbagwu Francisca C.
  • Mbagwu Francisca C.
  • Postgraduate School of Studies Library, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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Ozioko Reuben E.
  • Ozioko Reuben E.
  • Library and Information Science, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Umuahia, Abia State, Nigeria.
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Ogueri Emeka
  • Ogueri Emeka
  • Processing Unit, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 01 April 2017
  •  Accepted: 25 April 2017
  •  Published: 30 June 2017


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Rukwaro MW, Bii, H (2016). Library and information science (LIS) education and training in Kenya: Emergence, evolution, challenges and opportunities. Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci. 8(2):11-18.


Saleem A, Shabana TSZ, Batcha MS (2013). Application and uses of ICT in academic libraries: an overview @ Scientific and Academic Publishing 2012. Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci. 2(3):49-52. 


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