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Title: Library and Information Services in the Rural Community in the New Millenium
Authors: Gupiyem, G.G.
Dakur, M.B.
Issue Date: Jun-2000
Publisher: International Journal of Continuing Education
Series/Report no.: Vol. 2;No.1; Pp 102-112
Abstract: In rural communities in Nigeria it is a common belief that lack of basic information facilities has constituted a bottle neck i the ability of such communities to develop and utilize their full potentials and to actively participate in decision making processes of the country. The paper highlights the characteristics of rural communities examine major sources of information to rural people with more attention being paid to current information needs that would improve the rural life and agricultural productivity of the rural people, being the largest segment of the population. Also major constraints to library and information services to rural people are discussed and some solutions proffered.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/2095
ISSN: 0189-653X
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