A literature review of the role of libraries in the provision of information towards the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria

A literature review of the role of libraries in the provision of information towards the attainment of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Nigeria

Author by Dr. Glory Onoyeyan

Journal/Publisher: Library Philosophy And Practice (e-journal)

Volume/Edition: 1069

Language: English

Pages: 1 - 10

Abstract

The purpose of this paper was to highlight the role of libraries in the provision of information towards the attainment of the United Nation Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) in Nigeria. With the methodology of simple literature review, the paper made efforts to review related literature on libraries’ role in the provision of information for development. The relationship between libraries and the Millennium Development Goals was also discussed. Suggestions were proffered on ways libraries can contribute to the achievement of the MDGs. The challenges faced by libraries were also highlighted. The paper provided some recommendations. The paper reveals that the role of libraries in the provision of information for development is pertinent.
 
 


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