Automation Process in Nigerian Academic Libraries

Automation Process in Nigerian Academic Libraries

Janet Onomeh Ubogu (Cataloguing and Classification Unit, Delta State University Library, Abraka, Delta State, Nigeria)
Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/jdls.2012070104
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Abstract

Automation process in Nigerian libraries has been the subject of discussion. this paper discussed the automation process in Nigerian academic libraries in regards to information and communication technologies in libraries, benefits of library automation, automation in library, need of library automation, areas of library automation, scope of system integration, choice of hardware, constraints and how the library can cope with the new trend in librarianship.
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Automation

Automation is the use of computers and other information technologies in information. According to Amadasu (2010) Automation simply means the use of machines, computers, and other telecommunication technologies to perform jobs and duties hitherto performed manually.

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