Role of Nigerian libraries for sustainable educational system,information literacy and national development

Omeluzor, Saturday U; Ogo, Emuejevoke Paul


There is a growing concern in the minds of people on the relevance of the library in the 21st century. This paper critically addresses some of the key functions of the library in supporting education and improving information literacy of the people for national development in Nigeria. It further reiterates the importance of the library in the Nigerian educational system and concludes that a nation may not be developed without a sustainable educational system and well-stocked libraries to support information literacy, learning, teaching and research activities of the people.


Information literacy; Education; Library; Nigeria

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