© Library And Information Practitioner (lip) . 2011. Vol. 4 No. 1
Publisher: Nigerian Library Association, Cross River State Chapter
The Role of Libraries and Information Centres In Government Policy Implementation In Nigeria
J. Oluwakemi Oyeniyi, Taye Paul Olaifa
KEYWORDS: Library, information centre, government policy, policy implementation, Nigeria
ABSTRACT:Government policies are tools for national development in Nigeria. Libraries andinformation centres, as important agents for information dissemination, have avital role to play in the actualization and implementation of government policies.This paper explains what government policies are and the role of the libraries andinformation centres in implementing them. The factors responsible for policiesfailures in Nigeria are also addressed, with suggestions for improvement throughthe active involvement of libraries and information centres in implementing government policies.
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