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Administrative Problems Affecting Newspaper Collection Management in Nigerian Libraries

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 May 1991

Abstract

The following problems affecting newspaper collection management in Nigerian libraries are identified and discussed: publishing and distribution; misconception of the role of libraries; ineffectiveness of the Nigerian Library Association; position of libraries in their parent institutions; laymen′s control over libraries; position of newspapers in libraries; absence of newspaper departments; inadequate staffing; selection criteria; inadequate powers of librarians; inadequate preservation and storage facilities; neglect by library schools; ineffective bibliographic control; and absence of a professional body.

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Citation

Okorafor, E.E. (1991), "Administrative Problems Affecting Newspaper Collection Management in Nigerian Libraries", Library Review, Vol. 40 No. 5. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242539110141115

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MCB UP Ltd

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