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International Journal of Educational Policy Research and Review
ISSN 2360-7076
Vol.6 (3), pp. 71-76 May, 2019
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The roles quality library information plays in education, technology and economic development in Nigeria

Abimbola Labake Agboke

Faculty of Social Sciences Resource Centre, University Library, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

Author’s Email: bimbo.agboke(at)

date Received: February 14, 2019     date Accepted: May 18, 2019     date Published: May 22, 2019


The paper discusses the roles of quality library information in technology, education and economic development of Nigeria. The paper gives definitions of library, and types of libraries ranging from school libraries, academic libraries, public libraries and special libraries and the functions that all these libraries perform in the society. The paper mentioned how libraries have contributed to the development of education in Nigeria, through the provision of different types of information materials like books, periodicals and non-prints information resources like information communication technology (ICT).

Key words: Education, technology, information, library and economic development