Islamic Sharia Court (Law) Libraries in Nigeria: A Proposal for Networking

Ahmed Mohammed


Emergence of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and their subsequent integration in the field of Library and Information services offer opportunities to organizations in Nigeria especially to Sharia Court Law libraries. Today organizatoins can’t prosper and deliver its services effectively and efficiently without embracing these technologies (ICTs). In this backdrop, the paper attempts to propose a networking model for Sharia Court libraries, to assist them in the provision of adequate services. It also relates the rationale for networking among libraries particularly in the present economic predicament of the country like rising cost and decreasing trend in budgetary allocation for libraries. Besides, structure for effective networking schemes is elaborated and problems, prospects and solutions outlined.

KEYWORDS : Law Libraries – Networking; Sharia Libraries; Library Networking – Nigeria

PAPER TYPE : Conceptual

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