Effective utilisation of Library Resources

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2019-06
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Galinnya, Stephanas
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School of Education - Uganda Christian University
Abstract
The major aim of any university library is to support teaching, learning and research activities of its parent institution. University library must therefore, make sure that their resources are well utilized as this is essential for educational development of the students (Onifade, Ogbuiyi and Omeluzor, 2013). These libraries exist to enhance the acquisition of knowledge by their clientele through the provision of reading materials - book and non-book for the purposes of teaching, learning and research. A university library, according to Mallaiah, Kumbar and Mudhol (2008) occupies the central and primary place in teaching and research, therefore, it has to meet the diverse and growing needs of educational programme at the undergraduate, post–graduate and research levels. Since academic libraries, according to Adetimirin (2007), are to acquire and organised both printed and electronic information for accessibility and use by its clientele. It was therefore necessary to adopt information and communication technologies (ICTs) at Uganda Christian University Libraries in the process of lending and borrowing its collections.
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This paper discusses how the major aim of any university library is to support the teaching, learning, and research activities of its parent institution.
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Library resources - utilisation
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Galinnya Stephanas. 2019.Effective utilisation of Library Resources. School of Education - Uganda Christian University