THE INFLUENCE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ON FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA

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  • Felicia John Department of Library & Information Science, Bauchi State University Gadau.

Keywords:

University Librarians, Library Technology, Emerging Technology, Nigeria

Abstract

The importance of technology in universities is growing, and it is essential for libraries and information professionals to familiarize themselves with these technologies. Digital literacy development is now a crucial part of educational curriculums, and new library technologies such as bibliographic reference management software, learning systems design software, electronic copyrights management software, artificial intelligence software and the host of others are becoming integral to university environments. Classroom management software and automated libraries also play a role in the sprouting landscape of university libraries. Furthermore, integrated discovery software has momentously influenced university libraries, and they are increasingly venturing into digital content creation. This paper provides an overview of the emerging trends in library technology, specifically focusing on federal university libraries and urged librarians to encirclement these developments to meet the emergent needs of information users.

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Published

2024-07-03

How to Cite

John, F. . (2024). THE INFLUENCE OF EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES ON FEDERAL UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES IN NIGERIA. Advance Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 9(7), 1–11. Retrieved from https://aspjournals.org/ajess/index.php/ajess/article/view/150

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