Information Provision to the Disadvantaged: A Proposal for Extension of Library and Information Serv

Information Provision to the Disadvantaged: A Proposal for Extension of Library and Information Serv

Author by Dr. Yemisi Babalola

Journal/Publisher: Global Journal Of Human Social Science Research

Volume/Edition: 12

Language: English

Pages: 77 - 80

Abstract

ABSTRACT Information is a public good which must not be denied anyone regardless of socioeconomic status or political affiliation. However, some groups of individuals such as political refugees are underserved with this essential commodity. This paper presents an assessment of information need and information provision to refugees in Oru camp, Ogun state, Nigeria. The paper includes a review of some library and information services to refugees in Myanmar and Zambia and concludes with proposal for library and information services to the refugees.

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