Maintenance Culture of Information Resources among Librarians in Two Selected Private Higher Institutions in Anambra State of Nigeria

Lucky .U. Oghenetega, Umeji C. Ebele


The research work was on maintenance culture of information resources among librarians in two selected private higher institutions in Anambra State of Nigeria. Descriptive survey method was adopted for this study. A simple random technique was also used. The population of the study are Librarians that work at the two university libraries. The institutions used are Paul University Awka and Madonna University Okija libraries.  The major findings include: there are a lot of challenges facing both institutions in issues of maintenance culture, inadequate funding to carry out preservation activities in library yearly 2(33.33%), 3(25%), there is no preservation and conservation policy in our library 3(25%), lack of infrastructure facilities for preservation of resources, harsh/high environment condition, and both University Libraries lack professional staff in their library. The researchers proffer some solutions to higher institutions in Nigeria.

Keyword: Maintenance culture, Information, Resources, Preservation, Conservation, Librarians and Libraries.

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