Restructuring Library and Information Science Technology Education for Sustainable Development

This paper deals with restructuring library and information science technology education for sustainable national development. It examines the curricula of library and information science education in Nigeria with a view to evaluating its present state of content of its courses offered in the universities, polytechnics and monotechnics. It further examined how it affects societal development in Nigeria in this era of information and communication technology. The curricula of the National Universities Commission ( NUC) minimum standards for university library and information science schools, The curricula of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) minimum standards for polytechnic library and information science schools and the curricula of the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) minimum standards for monotechnic library and information science schools will be reviewed. The paper will therefore identify the inherent problems in the curricula as well as proffer solutions to the identified problems and give recommendations that will reposition library and information science technology education for sustainable national development in Nigeria. Keywords: Restructuring Library Science, Education Sustainable, Development

  • Authors Name: Aniogbolu, C. A. and Okonjo, E. H.

  • Email: aniogbolu.chukwudi@mydspg.edu.ng