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Resources and Services of a Special Library: A Case of Medical Library in Nigeria

Library Herald

Year: 1999, Volume: 36, Issue: 4

First page: (244) last page: (250)

Print ISSN: 0024-2292


Resources and Services of a Special Library: A Case of Medical Library in Nigeria


BISI BABAFEMI*

*Librarian II, University of Ilorin Library, PMB 1515, Ilorin, Nigeria.


Abstract

The Importance of Medical Libraries resources and services to the already established Medical Schools in Nigeria is highlighted. And the need to improve and to provide such resources and service is discussed, for medical schools to achieve aims and objectives of their establishment and to be able to fulfill the aims and objectives of the parent institution, there is need to meet the requirement of Medical Schools through their libraries. This article examines the situation facing most of the Medical schools in Nigeria and suggests that something needs to be done by the government in order to achieve the "Health for All" campaign by the year 2000 or 2010. The author suggests some solutions, which will help in addressing the problems facing Medical libraries in Nigeria.


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